How much does a security guard or private detective bond cost in Oklahoma?
The Council of Law Enforcement Education and Training in Oklahoma requires security guards (armed and unarmed) and self-employed private investigators to be bonded in the amounts of $5,000 or $10,000.
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|Bond Type||Bond Amount||Cost|
|$5,000 Security Guard and Private Investigator Bond Unarmed||$5,000||$50|
|$10,000 Security Guard and Private Investigator Bond Armed||$10,000||$100|
Why do I need this bond?
Oklahoma security guard and private investigator bonds are put in place to protect the public from any unethical and unlawful acts committed by an armed or unarmed security guard or investigator. Laws, including only carrying a handgun if licensed as an armed professional, can be found in the Oklahoma Statutes 59-1750.5, which is linked to in the Additional Resources section of this page.
What’s the fine print?
Oklahoma security guard and private investigator bonds are continuous until canceled. If the surety chooses to cancel this bond for any reason, 10 days of notice prior to cancellation must be given to the Council of Law Enforcement Education and Training.
How to become a private investigator or security guard in Oklahoma
Applicants for a new private investigator or security guard license must do the following:
- complete the application and have it notarized
- submit a certified court Judgment and Sentence or letter of no record for each arrest and/or charge, if applicable
- submit legible CLEET fingerprint cards with all required data
- provide two current passport size color photographs or three if applying for an armed license
- submit local police department and sheriff department record checks
- provide a letter of employment (if applicable) or bond/insurance
- complete an agency application (required if self-employed private investigator)
- provide documented proof of experience or comparable training
- pay all required fees
- if not a United States Citizen, provide verifiable documentation of legal residence