524 7th Street, Oakland, CA
info@lpgca.com | (510) 836-6011
Security - Training - Fingerprinting Services
Updated 6/19/20


We are open Tuesday - Friday: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm (closed for lunch 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm), and Saturday: 9:00 am - 2:30 pm. Walk in or schedule an appointment online

We are open for in-person classroom training, including the Guard Card class. Book a class online.

Note: The indoor portion of the San Leandro range is closed until further notice, however we are scheduling one Initial Firearms class and one Firearms Requalification class per month at the Concord Police Association Range. Prepayment is required. Book a class online


Guard Card training and Continuing Education/Skills Training can also be completed online. Go to our Online Training Portal

- A face covering is required for entry.
- Physical distancing protocols are in effect, including limiting the number of customers in the fingerprinting area and classroom.
- Do not enter our facility if you have any COVID-19 symptoms (fever, cough, trouble breathing, etc.), are awaiting the results of a COVID-19 test or have been advised to self-quarantine.
-To protect our customers and employees, we reserve the right to screen everyone entering for a temperature using a non-contact digital infrared forehead thermometer. Anyone with a temperature will be discreetly asked to leave and reschedule. 

This business is classified an Essential Business as it supplies other Essential Businesses with the support necessary to operate (fingerprinting background check submissions for employment, licenses or permits) and also provides services to assist individuals in finding employment with Essential Businesses (security guard training to meet licensing and employment requirements).

Please contact us by email if you have a question that is not addressed here. 

The Loss Prevention Group, Inc. (LPG) provides comprehensive Security Services, Training Services, and Fingerprinting Services by highly trained professionals. Since 2006, customers throughout the California Bay Area have relied on LPG for peace of mind, training and protection of assets.

The LPG Executive and Management Team have been actively involved in law enforcement, corporate security and loss prevention for over a century combined. LPG provides an unparalleled mix of experience, professionalism and proven security, loss prevention, identity and training practices.


LPG's highly acclaimed Training Services Division provides security and safety training for security professionals and for the public. Since 2006, we have trained over 36,000 security officers in the Bay Area. From the initial Security Guard Card Training, BSIS Continuing Training Courses, Exposed Firearms Training, Firearms Requalification, Conducted Electrical Weapons Training - Taser X26C, Baton Training, Handcuffing & Pepper Spray Training, Utah (Multi-State) CCW, and CPR/AED & First Aid classes, LPG is the finest and most comprehensive security and safety training facility in Northern California! Money Saving Training Packages Available!


LPG's Fingerprinting Services Division offers electronic Live Scan and Ink Fingerprinting services at their office in Old Town Oakland and also offers mobile services throughout the entire Bay Area. Since 2006 we have processed over 73,000 applicants. LPG is a DOJ and FBI certified fingerprinting service provider for licensure, certification and/or employment purposes. Click here for the LPG Live Scan Website.



LPG's Security Services provides complete security protection/patrol and consulting services in the Bay Area specializing in private school communities, office building and lobby assignments, church security, and gated communities. 

LPG's clients benefit from security guards who have been licensed by the California Bureau of Security and Investigative Security and receive ongoing security training credits. Our security guards have had backgrounds conducted through the FBI and DOJ as well as our own private background screening on initial hire and on an annual basis.

State of California Licenses:
  • BSIS Private Patrol Operator: PPO 120189
  • BSIS Firearms Training Facility: TFF 1308
  • BSIS Baton Training Facility: TFB 1171
  • BSIS Proprietary Security Officer Approved Trainer: P-00117
  • DOJ Live Scan LSID's: Y61, HF2, YT3 & NY4