Texas Level IV - Personal Protection Officer (Two Day) Course

This is a 15 hour (two consecutive days) Texas Department of Public Safety - Private Security Bureau's (PSB) Level IV Personal Protection Officer (PPO) course. It fulfills the State of Texas training requirements of the PSB for a Personal Protection Officer License. In order to recieve your Level IV Certificate you must have completed Level II and Level III first.

Subjects Covered:

  • Options in Personal Protection
  • Comprehensive Protection Planning
  • Coordination with local Authorities
  • Building a Client Profile
  • Rings of Protection
  • The Force Continuum
  • Unarmed Defensive Tactics
  • Oleo resin Capsicum Training
  • Private Security Act & Commission Rules
  • Texas Penal Code
  • Conflict Resolution & Avoidance
  • Public Perception
  • Arrest Authority
  • Use of Force & Deadly Force


The PSB Commission states that an applicant for a Personal Protection authorization must have been already issued a Level III Commission license.

Note: We do not administer the Minnesota Multi aphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI) Test which is required before submitting a PPO registration PSB. For more information on MMPI contact Dr. George Mount (972)458-8333 ext.227 @ 6750 Hillcrest Plaza Dr. OR Dr. Julie Duncan (214)202-8575 @ 3112 N. Jupiter Rd. #203 Garland TX 75044




No PPO Classes are currently scheduled at this time.  Please call with any questions you may have.



Dallas Security Academy Business Hours

Mon-Fri :

09:00 am - 06:00 pm

09:00 am - 06:00 pm

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