Security Landing

Welcome!

The District of Columbia manages the licensure of Security professionals within the District, and protects Security professionals and consumers by upholding the District of Columbia Security license law and the District of Columbia Municipal Regulations for Security Officers — Title 6A, Chapter 11 and Title 17 Chapters 20 and 21.

For Range Instructor and certification information, please visit the Metropolitan Police Department at https://mpdc.dc.gov/firearms or email gregory.hibbard@dc.gov.

For additional information, you may visit the Security Officers Management Branch at the following address:

2000 14th Street, NW, Suite 302
Washington, DC 20009

(202) 671-0500

or email: opla.security@dc.gov

Hours of Operation: M, T, W, Th (8am-2pm); F (appointment only)

Schedule an appointment online https://dcrasomb.setmore.com

Licensing staff:

Patrice Richardson – Program Manager
Erin Posey – Administrator
Nakia Booker – Program Support Specialist
Nhu Le – Program Support Specialist
Ronald Holmes – Program Support Specialist