Level III Private Security Re-certification

Level III Private Security Officer Re-Certification

Private Security Bureau (PSB) requires 6 hours of Continuing Education training and firearms re-qualification every two (2) years to renew the Commissioned Security Officer License. This course provides the Level III re-qualification training and certification as required by the State of Texas and the PSB to renew your expiring Commission. It includes both classroom training, defensive tactics refresher training and firearms range qualification.

Topics covered include arrest authority, criminal trespass, note taking & report writing, securing a crime scene, preservation of evidence, use of force options, defensive tactics, handcuffing, intermediate weapons, and firearms.

6 hrs



training objectives

  • Prerequisite: Level III Private Security License
  • Defensive tactics updates/review
  • Update on Legal Issues
  • Firearms qualification

Equipment Needed

  • Duty Handgun (min .38 or 9mm)
  • Eye Protection
  • Min 50 Rounds
  • Min. 2 Magazines
  • Duty Holster & Belt

Optional Equipment

  • 12 Gauge Shotgun (for Stg category)
  • Min 10 rounds “00” buckshot


  • Disclaimer: Please be advised under Texas Occupations Code Chapter 1702 and Texas Administrative Code Title 37, Part 1, Rule 35.4, a criminal conviction may disqualify you from a registration, commission or license in private security. You may wish to review the list of disqualifying offenses and the related periods of ineligibility, available via the Department of Public Safety’s website at http://www.dps.texas.gov/rsd/psb You also have a right to request from the Department of Public Safety a criminal history evaluation letter under Texas Occupations Code Section 53.102. PSB #F06266001

Choose From Upcoming Courses Below


Event Venue Date
Texas Level III Private Security Commissioning Course Straight Shooter Headquarters
  • June 25, 2024 9:30 am
2022-2024 Level III Private Security Re-Certification Class Straight Shooter Headquarters
  • June 29, 2024 9:00 am

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