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Compliance Agent Defined
A compliance agent means an individual who owns or is employed by a licensed private security services business to ensure the compliance of the private security services business with this title.
Be a minimum of 18 years of age.
One (1) of the following:
Three years (3) of managerial or supervisory experience in a private security services business, a federal, state, or local law enforcement agency, or
in a related field.
Five years (5) experience in a private security services business, with a federal, state, or local law enforcement agency, or in a related field.
Be a United States citizen or legal resident alien of the United States.
Individuals are scheduled on a first come, first serve basis.
Compliance agents only have 60 days following expiration to reinstate. During reinstatement period, agents must submit an application
and fee, an additional $12.50 reinstatement fee, and complete the required training. If the requirements are not met, the agent must submit an initial
application (PSS_CA) and fee and take entry-level training.
- If you choose the correspondence classroom course you must complete the same forms and fees as if you participated in the in classroom portion. No on-line completion form is required for this option.
- To receive credit for taking the course in seat and/or correspondence classroom course you must submit the forms and payments to the department prior to taking the course.
- When taking the correspondence classroom course you must request the Final Exam and Participation Practice (12E) or Participation Practice (12I) from our training unit at PSSTraining@dcjs.virginia.gov.
Training, Forms, and Fees
12I - Compliance Agent In-Service
To complete the application process you must complete the required training and turn in all applicable forms:
If you have any questions, or are in need of further assistance, please contact the Training Unit directly at PSSTraining@dcjs.virginia.gov