About Security Guards Training Academy

Meet Larry Kagele – Founder / Instructor of Security Guards Training Academy
An Instructor With Real World Experience – Certification TIB #1514  –  TFB #1035?

Larry is a former member of the Los Angeles Police Department. He retired after 30 years of service, first as a patrol officer then as a Detective Sergeant working various assignments from Homicide to Robbery. Since retiring, Larry has worked for Protection One as their Security Training Director. He then went to work for Professional Security Consultants at the Fox Hills Mall, Century City Mall, and then the Sherman Oaks Fashion Square Mall as the Security Director. Larry worked for Andrews International as their Training Director for 7 years where he developed training material and videos for officers to view in the field.

Larry has been a consultant and holds certification in the following areas:

  • Instructor LAPD Detective School on sting operations
  • Received training in Verbal Judo (LAPD)
  • Baton Instructors License (State of California) 10 years
  • State Baton Facility’s License (10 years)
  • Oleoresin Capsicum (OC) Master Instructor (5 years)
  • NRA Range Safety Officer Certification
  • Security Guard training Instructor
  • California Security Guard Certification
  • California Exposed Firearm Permit
  • Brown Belt in Ju-Jitsu hand to hand self defense
  • Self-defense for security officers Instructor
  • Handcuffing instructor 10 years
  • LAPD defensive driving school
  • Approved instructor for Baton and O/C, for the state of New Mexico
  • Instructor of “Effective Communication” taught in Texas, Alabama, South Carolina, and California
  • MOAB certified instructor (Management of Aggressive Behavior)
  • Master Instructor in Monadnock Defensive Tactics training
  • Master Instructor PR-24 Control Device


Successfully complete the required online training here and you will instantly receive a certificate of completion that you can print out. 



  • Must be completed before working as a security officer
  • Package contains both required courses
  • Powers To Arrest
  • WMD/Terrorism Awareness


$25 Each

  • These courses must be completed within the first 30 days of work
  • Public Relations
  • Observation & Documentation
  • Communication & It’s Significance
  • Liability/Legal Aspects


$10 – $30 Each

  • 4 additional elective courses must be completed in the first 6 months
  • Emergency Guidelines
  • Evacuation Procedures
  • Arrest Search & Seizure
  • Sexual Harassment
If you have any Questions feel free to call: 818 335 4329
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