State of Maryland
Special Police Academy
The Maryland Public Safety Academy is a combination of Maryland Special Police Officer Course, Maryland Private Investigator Course, and Maryland Private Security Officer Course. This 80-hour Academy also include the Maryland Practical Police Firearms Course and Maryland Handgun Qualification License training. Upon completion of this program, the student-trainee will obtain a Certificate of Completion, a Maryland Security Guard License, a Maryland Private Detective License, a Maryland Handgun Permit, and a Maryland Handgun Qualification License. The cost of this course includes all textbook & classroom materials, ammunition & range fees, fingerprinting, and licensing fees.