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702 Civic Center Drive

Suite 103
Oceanside, California 92054
United States of America
Phone: (310) 490-3697

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San Diego office of Academy Security Training

Academy Security Training is a training company fully licensed by the Bureau of Security and Investigative Services (BSIS), an agency of the California Department of Consumer Affairs.  It is licensed in San Diego County as license #TFF 1211.  It is licensed in the Los Angeles County headquarters as license #TFF 1185.

In addition, Academy Security Training (Be Safe Gun Training) is approved as a recognized facility by the California Department of Justice to provide training to firearms instructors for certification as Handgun Safety instructors.  This is a very specialized niche and available for organizations requiring this; please inquire. 

We encourage you to verify the license of any security training facility that you are considering.  You can do this easily online at the BSIS website.  Click below and enter the company name or license number.

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Our staff has certifications in the following:

  • BSIS (California Bureau of Security and Investigative Services) Certified Firearms Instructor
  • BSIS Licensed Security Guard
  • BSIS Firearms Permit
  • Certified Protection Officer (International Federation for Protection Officers -IFPO)
  • Certified Physical Security Officer (IFPO)
  • Certified Close Protection Agent (IFPO)
  • California Department of Justice Handgun Safety Instructor
  • California Department of Justice Recognized Provider of Handgun Safety Certificate Instructor Training
  • Utah Certified Concealed Firearms Instructor
  • NRA Certified Instructor - Pistol, Personal Protection in the Home, Refuse To Be A Victim, Range Officer, Reloading Metallic Cartridges, Reloading Shot Shells
  • California Department of Justice Handgun Safety Firearms Instructor
  • California Department of Justice Recognized Training Facility for HSC Safety Firearms Instructors
  • Delta Security OC Pepper Spray Certified Instructor
  • American Heart Association First Aid and CPR

As with any BSIS training facility, you should verify the license of individual training instructors to ensure that they are duly licensed by the bureau.  To verify license of our staff, please enter the following license numbers below on the BSIS webpage:  License # TIF 1844 and TIF 1886. 

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Academy Security Training

Ruperto Elpusan provides security consulting with a specialization in physical security.  He is a Certified Protection Officer (International Foundation of Protection Officers), Certified Physical Security Officer and Certified Close Protection Agent.  He is a graduate of the Detective Training Institute and has earned Bachelor's degree from UCLA and a Master of Business Administration from New York University.  

Ruperto is an active firearms enthusiast and trainer.  He is the director of Be Safe Gun Training and American CCW which provides multi-state Concealed Carry Weapon permit training.  He first obtained his Expert Pistol qualification while at the US Naval Academy in Annapolis in 1975.  Ruperto is a published author of several books including Women's Guide to Buying Your First Handgun and Terrorism Survival Guide.  He is a member of the International Association of Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors, National Tactical Officers Association, International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association and the National Rifle Association.  He worked as a Detention Services Officer and later with the Reserves of the Los Angeles County Probation Department.


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