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DPS Texas Safe School 

Armed Guardian 

Certification Program

Texas School Safety Certification Program

Texas Government Code 411.1901

For Scheduling and Fees Call Spence Dixon 817.726.8999

This Texas DPS Program designed to train and evaluate educators to carry defensive handguns on school campus. The Texas D.P.S. has approved training for school districts and teachers. We take it to the next level of training based on your districts needs

As required by the Texas Department of Public Safety we will cover;

Protection of Students

Interaction of license holders with first responders

Tactics for denying an intruder entry into a classroom or school facility

Methods for increasing a license holder's accuracy with a handgun while under duress

Upon successful completion of the course, the participant will receive a Texas D.P.S. Proof of Training Form. Completed courses will be then filed with Texas Department of Public Safety as a part of their License to Carry in accordance with Texas Government Code 411.1901.

This level of training is unsurpassed in Texas. Not only does it give the school district's a liability shield against claims, but it gives the School administration staff a better understanding of how to prevent additional loss of life in the event of an Active Shooter

Day 1 (8 hours)

50 round live fire Pre-Qualification- 90% (225) score on LTC qualification

Pre-Qualification Written Test- based on existing LTC laws and regulations (90% required)

Training from certified School Safety Instructors using D.P.S. curriculum

Day 2 (8 hours)

Plan Development by Certified School Safety Instructors

Shooting Under Duress Training

Shooting under duress 200 round live-fire proficiency using hostage targets

Force on Force Real Time Simulations

Final written exam (90% required)


Pantego Christian Academy 

Van Alstyne ISD 

Brown ISD

Argyle ISD

Tarrant County Sheriff - Bill Wayborne

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