The Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) is the regulatory agency for the private security and private investigation industry in the Commonwealth of Virginia.   Please contact DCJS for the latest information on the following topics:

  • How To Apply for and Renew a Registration, Certification or License
  • How to Apply for a Business License
  • How to Apply for a Training School Certification
  • To Obtain Applications and Forms
  • Learn about Entry Level and In Service Training Requirements
  • To Review Reciprocity Agreements
  • To View a current copy of the Virginia Code and Regulations
  • To Conduct a Search for a Licensed Business or Certified Training School
  • Information about the Private Security Memorial
  • Learn more about any Private Security Regulatory Programs in Virginia

For more information about any of these topics please visit the DCJS website


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