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On the morning of April 4, 2011, a Chula Vista Mall Security Guard stationed in the Apple Store at the Otay Ranch Towne Center mall in Chula Vista California, was forced to shoot one of three armed burglary suspects as they broke into the business. That afternoon, NBC 7/39 interviewed Practical Defense Systems Co-founder, regarding Security Officer training.
California State Senator Joel Anderson, on April 13, 2011, presented Practical Defense Systems with a California Senator Certificate recognizing the "Outstanding training... and excellent public-safety and self-defense courses..." provided by PDS to residents of San Diego's East County.
In my view, TASER ECDs, particularly the C2, are a wonderful "less lethal" option for security officers.  Unlike police officers, security guards, as a general rule, are not required to subdue subjects or make arrests.  Still, security guards are sometimes placed in harm's way, by the very nature of their duties.
By putting more licenses in your pocket, you increase the chances that you will put more money in your pocket as well. Don't be caught unprepared when opportunity knocks.
Before I explain how to get a guard card, I should take a moment to explain what a guard card is and why you need one in order to work as a security guard in California. In California, security guards are licensed by a state government agency called the Bureau of Security and Investigative Services (BSIS for short).