California Business and Professions Code > Bus. & Prof. Code §7574.2. Registration of Private Security Officer Required
A person who meets the definition of a proprietary private security officer shall register with the Department of Consumer Affairs, subject to the adoption of reasonable rules by the director. Those rules shall include, but are not limited to, the following criteria:
(a) Background checks as described in Section 7583.9.
(b) Payment of an application fee.