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Licenses & Regulations 

We Strictly Adhere to All Regulations of the Private Security Industry 

Security & Investigative Compliance

As part of its mission, the Bureau of Security and Investigative Services actively investigates complaints against its licensees and works to punish unlicensed business operations. This includes the suspension and revocation of licenses and seeking administrative, criminal, and civil sanctions against violators. Undercover sting and sweep operations are conducted on an ongoing basis throughout all of California. BSIS also educates consumers, administers examinations to validate prospective licensees, and issues licenses and permits.

The Bureau of Security & Investigative Services (BSIS) protects consumers by licensing and regulating the following industries:

On this site you can find educational materials on our licensees, check the status of a BSIS issued license, and file a complaint. Prospective licensees can apply online and obtain any needed forms or applications.

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