Welcome to Professional Security Training Institute

We are dedicated to training the Citizens of Louisiana, as well as Police and Security Officers.

All staff members are registered, licensed, and experienced instructors having many years of teaching experience. Each instructor must attend an Intern Program before licensed.



About Us


Professional Security Training, Inc. was established in 1985. It is a citizen training and Vo-Tech Institution Registered and Licensed with the Louisiana Board of Private Security Examiners, the Louisiana State Police, Concealed Weapon Division, the New Orleans Police Department Special Officers Division, and has been training police officers, security officers, private citizens, and retired police officers for over 25 years..

603 South Clark StreetNew Orleans, LA 70119-7008

(504) 524-1410                        fax (504) 524-1152


Available Programs

  • Training for Concealed Firearm Permit approved by the State of Louisiana
  • Classroom Training for Security Officer approved by the Louisiana Board of Private Security Examiners (16 hours)
  • Firearms Training approved by the Louisiana Board of Private Security Examiners
  • Firearms Training approved by the G.S.A. Federal Protective Service
  • G.S.A. Contract  Guard Training
  • Baton Training
  • Responsible Vendors Program
  • On Site Security Assessment Needs
  • Public Relations Program
  • Sensitivity Training
  • 42 Ways of How Not To Be A Victim
  • Self-Defense
  • Shot Gun Training
  • Handcuffing
  • Report Writing
  • Retail Security Article 215
  • Officers Safety and Awareness
  • Terrorism/Anti-Terrorism
  • TWIC Card
  • Supervision
  • Diffusing Aggressive Behavior (Verbal Judo)
  • Police Officers Standard Training for Retired Police Officers (P.O.S.T. Firearms Training)
  • Additional programs are designed to meet the needs of an individual company or personal needs

Concealed Carry Class

Classes to obtain a concealed firearm permit are taught on the second Saturday of each month starting at 9 am. 

We have a “one-stop-shop” provision in order to aid you in the acquisition of your concealed carry weapon permit from the State Police. In addition to the required firearms training and classroom time required by the State, Professional Security Training provides the following:

  • On-site fingerprint expert
  • On-site Notary public
  • Passport photograph
  • Assistance in filling out the State form

The price is $170 complete: including a loaner firearm, ammunition, holster, and safety equipment.