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Any student needing additional additional copies of completion forms and certificates will be charged $10 per form.

Range fees are included in the cost of all firearms training.  Student firearm rentals are available for $5.00 per gun,the student must use our ammo.

Any student wishing to qualify with more than one handgun will be charged an additional $10 per handgun.

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Off-Site Training
CJSI-VA can also train your personnel at your location for a nominal fee.  A minimum number of students and a minimum eight day notification prior to the class is required.  Please contact us for details.

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Professional Instruction
Our instructors provide years of practical experience in a professional classroom setting.  Contact us for more information.

On-Site Shooting Range
CJSI-VA is the only school in the area with an on-site indoor shooting range.  Co-location of CJSI-VA and The Marksman range saves you time and money.  

  • The Criminal Justice & Security Institute of Virginia (CJSI-VA)  provides training under the regulatory standards of the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS).
  • CJSI-VA is the only DCJS accredited school in the Hampton Roads area featuring classroom AND range training in one convenient location.
  • DCJS training provided includes:
    • Unarmed Security Guards
    • Armed Security Guards
    • Private Investigators
    • Special Conservators of the Peace
    • Bail Bondsman
    • Bail Enforcement Agents
  • Additional training available includes:
    • ASP/Baton/Monadnock Training
    • OC Pepper Spray
    • First Aid
    • CPR - AED
    • Civilian Concealed Weapons Courses also provided through The Marksman. Click here for CWC schedule. Preregistration is required. Call 757-872-4130.
About Us

The Criminal Justice and Security Institute of Virginia (CJSI-VA) is licensed by the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services, a regulatory agency of the  Commonwealth of Virginia, to offer courses of instruction for armed and unarmed security officers, private investigators, special conservators of the peace, bail bondsmen, and bail enforcement agents.

The mission of the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) is to provide comprehensive planning and state of the art technical and support services for the criminal justice system to improve and promote public safety in the Commonwealth. As a licensed training facility, CJSI-VA is committed to providing the training necessary to facilitate this mission and provide a service to the community.

The CJSI-VA partners and instructors have over 125 years combined experience in military and civilian security.  CJSI-VA pledges to continue the top quality training you have come to expect.  Our focus is on serving the public safety by working with the security industry, corporate clients, and individuals with an emphasis on customizing our training schedules to meet your needs.