PSP Security Level 3 (Hands-on)


  • Practical hands-on
    • Baton
    • Handcuffing
    • Self-Defense Tactics
    • Firearm and Proficiency Demonstration
    • Pepper Spray


This course provides hands-on Level III training (10-15 hours) as required by the Texas DPS and the PSB. You will complete handcuffing, baton, pepper spray, and firearms qualification. The handgun must be at least a .38 caliber revolver or at least a 9 MM semi-automatic. Bring your handgun, 50 rounds of ammunition, hearing protection, and eye protection for use during range qualification. The shotgun must be a 12 gauge. Bring your shotgun and 9 shot shells (12 gauge – 00 Buck). A handgun or shotgun can be provided if needed. Please decide before the course and let us know before your course. The Range Fee is covered in the cost of the class.

Level II

Note: 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. 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.