How do I obtain a Private patrol permit?
To obtain a private patrol permit you will need to complete an application (SPD 384) and return all items listed in the requirements sheet to:
Sacramento Police Department
Metro – Permits
5770 Freeport Blvd. #100
Sacramento, CA 95822
Phone: (916) 808-0700
Fax: (916) 808-0707
For more information, please refer to TITLE 5 BUSINESS LICENSES AND REGULATIONS - CHAPTER 5.100 PRIVATE PATROL SERVICE.
How much is the fee for a Private patrol permit?
There is no fee for this permit.
How do I report a change in Name, address, or phone number?
Contact our office with corrected information and we will update and send you a new permit.
What other requirements do I need to be aware of?
You must turn in an updated employee list quarterly (Jan, April, July, Sept)