On September 1, 2017, House Bill 1508 (85th Leg., Reg. Sess.) becomes effective. If you have or plan to completed a training course with us, we wish to inform you of the following:
Please be advised under the Private Security Act (Occ. Code Chapter 1702) and Administrative Rule 35.4 (37 Tex. Admin. Code 1), a criminal conviction may disqualify you from a registration, commission or license under the Act.
You may wish to review Rule 35.4’s list of disqualifying offenses and the related periods of ineligibility, available on the department’s website at http://www.dps.texas.gov/rsd/psb/index.htm (click on the link to Administrative Code).
You also have a right to request from the department a criminal history evaluation letter under Occupations Code Section 53.102.”
If you have additional questions regarding eligibility or the above rules, please contact:
Licensing and Registration Service Regulatory Service Division, Texas Department of Public Safety (512) 424-7293
Price's Cowtown Training Academy
Additional changes. Level III classes are now 45 hours long instead of 40 hours. Level IV no longer includes OC spray training. OC spray will be an additional class.There is also a Level IV renewal course that is required by the state of Texas.
LEVEL III class times have changed to Monday - Thursday 8:15-6:15 and Friday 8:15-12:15.
Level III Texas Commissioned Security Officer The demand for security professionals in Texas is increasing, becoming a Commissioned Security Officer (CSO) will put you on the leading edge of the security industry. This course is four days (45 hours) required by the state of Texas. You will need to 50 rounds of pistol ammo and 9 rounds of 12 g OO Buck 2 3/4 inch shotgun shells. If you have the following please bring: Duty Belt, Holster, Pistol, Flashlight, Handcuff and Key. Please dress for the weather, we shoot rain or shine.
All Security Classes are held at Elk Castle Shooting Sports, 8240 West Freeway Fort Worth Texas 76108.
Level III Renewal (6 hours of Continuing Education + pistol re-qualification) Once you pay by credit card you will be able to download the study guide for the level III test.
Level III Renewal (6 hours of Continuing Education + pistol and Shotgun re-qualification)
Level IV Texas Personal Protection Officer This course is a two day (16 hour) program required by the state to become licensed as a Personal Protection Officer (PPO) or Bodyguard. You will learn the skills necessary for protection of third person.
Level IV Renewal
Level III and Level IV Combined Training Week
OC Spray Certification.
TX DPS/PBS Security Manager Renewal and Private Investigator Renewal 18 hours of continued education
Deposit required on all Classes! Reserve your training today.
*Refund Policy - If you cancel your training class your deposit can be used for a future class. However if you request a refund of your deposit a $25.00 Administration fee will be deduced from your deposit.
Level 3 January 15th-19th, February 12th-16th, March 5th-9th, April 16th-20th
Level 4 January 18th-18th, February 15th-16th, March 8th-9th, April 19th-20th