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  • Licensure and certification program supports industry professionalism
    DPSST Administrative Building
    DPSST's Private Security and Private Investigators Program provides training and licensing services to its constituents in an industry-initiated effort to enhance professionalism among member-businesses and employees who provide services in the state of Oregon. The program works together with its policy committee members and the Board on Public Safety Standards and Training to establish professional standards, provide training to assist constituents in meeting these standards and enforce licensure and certification requirements for private security professionals and private investigators.
P. Security/Investigators Quick Links Forms and Facts
Information and Records for Investigators and Security (I.R.I.S.)
I.R.I.S. is a public accessible website. I.R.I.S. allows anyone to access information about a private security provider or private investigator at their convenience. I.R.I.S. allows you to check: certification, licensing, employment and training.
Private Investigator Business Listing
Are you looking for a Private Investigator? Click on the link below.
Private Security Instructor List
Are you looking for an instructor to provide the basic 12 hour unarmed, 24 hour armed and qualification course, alarm monitor, refresher or renewal training? Click on the link below. The list is categorized by instructor type and the cities that they will provide training in.
Have you been charged with a crime?
Oregon Revised Statute 181.885 requires an individual who has been charged with a crime(s) to report that information to their employer and/or the Department within 48 hours of being charged with a crime(s). This form was created for ease of reporting this information to the Department. You may either print off and fax or you may contact the Private Security Private Investigator Program directly.

Where did the criminal disqualifier list go? 

Minimum Standards for Private Security Providers Certification or Licensure