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Live Scan Finger Printing

Mobile Services Also Available

Do you need to be fingerprinted?

Do you need to be fingerprinted?

Sentri Institute in Garden Grove offers experienced fingerprinting services for both Live Scan and Ink Fingerprinting (check for availability). Because this is a 15-minute procedure, we request you make an appointment in order to receive undivided attention. Sentri Institute staff members providing fingerprinting service are specialists, certified to process Live Scan and ink fingerprints.

Live Scan Fingerprinting services at Sentri Institute in Garden Grove are provided by friendly, experienced, confidential and professional staff. We offer the latest Live Scan fingerprinting technology for capturing, processing, and submitting electronic fingerprints.

With Live Scan fingerprinting there is no ink and no mess. We roll your finger over a silicon pad, and your print is digitally recorded into a computer. The computer then encrypts and sends your prints to the appropriate law enforcement agency.

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Firearm Courses

Our qualified instructors will teach you basic essentials needed. Advanced courses for our experienced students.


Security Courses

Learn the fundamentals of firearms handling and essential legal knowledge; with a STRONG focus on safety for everyone.


Specialty Courses

Specialty Courses include Concealed Carry & (CCW)
Firearm Safety Certificates.


Virtual Courses

 Our Virtual courses cover new owners, CA laws and improving skills.


BSIS Training Facilities:

Firearms Facility License: TFF1642
Baton Facility License: TFB1389

BSIS Firearms Instructor License:

Firearms Instructor License: TIF2581
Baton Instructor License: TIB1996

Security Courses

Learn what it takes to keep people and property safe by acquiring the essential threat detection and deterrence skills.

BSIS Security course


8 Hour Course - $65

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  • Power of Arrest
  • Discussion of Escalation in the Use of Force
  • Crime Prevention and Observation Techniques
  • Trespass Laws and Enforcement Implications
  • Terrorism
  • Sharing and Coordination of Intel

32 Hour Course - $150

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  • Public Relations
  • Observation and Documentation
  • Liability/In-depth Legal Aspects
  • Employer Policies
  • Evacuation Procedures
  • Officer Safety
  • Search and Seizure (more advanced that the PTA course)
  • Access Control
  • Evidence Preservation
  • Work Place violence
  • Handling difficult people
  • Chemical Agents
  • Crowd Control
  • Communication and its Significance

40 Hour Course - $195

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  • All In One Bundle
  • Includes 8 Hours + 32 Hours Course

Exposed Firearm Permit - $199

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For currently active security guards taking it to the next level. This course will add a layer of threat detection and deterrence education while also supplementing the use of a firearm.


  • Must have your own weapon or your employers registered weapon BEFORE you sign up for the course.
  • Moral and Legal aspects of carrying a firearm
  • Firearm Nomenclature and maintenance
  • Handling a firearm and the fundamentals of marksmanship
  • Emergency Procedures

Important Forms

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Power to Arrest Training (8 hours) must be completed prior to the issuance of a guard card

Remainder 32 hour course of security officer skills must be completed within 6 months of registration

8 hour refresher course must be completed annually

Security Guard Registration Fact Sheet

Paper Application For Security Guard

Online Application For Security Guard

BSIS Firearms Permit Fact Sheet

Initial Firearm Permit Application

Renewal Firearm Permit Application

Specialty Courses

  • Concealed Carry (CCW)
  • Firearm Safety Certificate (FSC)
  • Active Shooter Survival Training

Concealed Carry (CCW) Courses

Get the training needed to get your concealed weapons permit today! In this class, you will learn some of the most advanced shooting techniques as well as a in-depth detailed understanding of every aspect of firearms law within the State from firearm penal codes to roles and responsibilities of a responsible concealed carry holder.


  • You must have your own weapon before you register for this course
  • Note: Taking this course in no way guarantee’s you will receive a CCW.  This only takes care of the classroom requirement of the CCW process set forth by the Sheriff’s Departments

Initial CCW Course - $235

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  • Initial CCW course consists of 8 hours of training.
  • Classroom and live fire exercises.
  • 2nd caliber is included.
  • $25 charge for each additional firearm

Renewal Course - $105

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Consists of one day training lasting 4 hours. 2 hours in the classroom for refresher and 2 hours at the range for re-qualification.

Firearm Safety Certificate (FSC) Courses

Order your certificate right here and get an appointment scheduled to take a test. The FSC is a mandated requirement by the state of California for anyone wishing to purchase a firearm. The certificate is good for 5 years.

Firearm Safety Certificate - $25

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  • Test will be conducted at FT3

A.L.I.V.E. Active Shooter Courses

ALIVE Active Shooter Survival Course - $115

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Business requirement under Federal OSHA Act of 1970. This course is also a California requirement under AB-1598. Click here for more information on AB-1598.

Critical Shooter Survival Skills Learned:

  • A – ASSESS, Stop ASSESS what may be happening
  • L – LEAVE, Let everyone around you know they need to LEAVE
  • I – IMPEDE, Try to IMPEDE the killer’s ability to get you
  • V – VIOLENCE, When no other option appears attack with VIOLENCE
  • E – EXPOSE, When you think it’s over, evaluate your situation and EXPOSE your position

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AMR First Aid, CPR & AED Course

Adult Only AMR First Aid/CPR/AED Course - $105

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AMR First Aid, CPR & AED

This course will prepare you to recognize and care for a variety of first aid, breathing, and cardiac emergencies involving adults meets OSHA/workplace requirements.  This course is approximately 2 hours 30 minutes. Adult  First Aid/CPR/AED valid for two years.

Adult & Pediatric AMR First Aid/CPR/AED Course - $125

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AMR First Aid, CPR & AED

This course will prepare you to recognize and care for a variety of first aid, breathing, and cardiac emergencies involving adults, children and infants meets OSHA/workplace requirements.  This course is approximately 3 hours long. Adult/Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED valid for two years.

Situational Awareness Specialist Certification Price- $195

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Situational Awareness Specialist Certification Price- $195

    1. 4 Hour Course
    2. Ideal for Executive Protection Professionals
    3. Recognized in 57 countries around the world
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Virtual Courses

  • Shooting Skills
  • Firearm Laws
  • Free New Owners Course

Virtual Courses

We are proud to offer online courses that aim to educate, improve and provide crucial essential knowledge you will need to be a responsible firearm owner.

Improving Your Shooting Skills Course - $75

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  • With knowing the basics, take your shooting accuracy to the next level by learning how to fine tune your skills!

California Firearms Law - $60

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Learn the laws to limit your liability in a bad situation, keep your family safe and most importantly out of jail!

Essentials For New Firearm Owners - Free

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Learn the basics of how to be a responsible new firearm owner within your community!

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Head Office

12534 Valley View Street
Suite #182
Garden Grove, CA 92845

Training Facility

FT3 Tactical
8230 Electric Avenue
Stanton, CA 90680

Call Us

(949) 591-9747