California Occupational License

License Title:
    Baton Permit
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Licensing Agency:
     Department of Consumer Affairs
     Bureau of Security and Investigative Services

Licensing Agency Contact Information:
     Address: PO Box 989002
West Sacramento,  CA  95798

     Phone Number: (916) 322-4000
     Fax Number: (916) 575-7290

     E-mail Address:
     Internet Address:

License Requirements, Fees, and Examination Information:
A baton permit is required in order to carry and use a baton while on duty as security guard.

Be 18 or older.
Receive baton training from a Bureau certified baton training facility and instructor.
Have or obtain a valid security guard registration.

Initial Fee (paid to the baton training facility) - $50
Training facility charges a fee for training in addition to the permit fee.

Permit is issued by the baton training facility upon successful completion of training.

The permit requires no renewal or additional training, however it is only valid when the holder has a valid security guard registration.

Authority: Business and Professions Code, Chapter 11.5.
Occupations To Which This License Applies:
Occupation TitleSOC Code
Security Guards 339032