Texas Department of Public Safety

The Texas Department of Public Safety, Regulatory Services Division which oversees the Private Security Bureau, formerly known as the Texas Board of Private Investigators and Private Security Agencies, was created in 1969 to license and regulate the investigations and security industry in Texas.

Regulated Services include: Investigations, Guards (both unarmed and armed), Security Alarms, Armored Car Service, Courier Service, Electronic Access Devices, Locksmiths, Guard Dogs, Telematics, Security Consultants and Train ing Schools.