Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Criminal Justice Services
Department of Criminal Justice Services
Regulations Relating to Private Security Services [6 VAC 20 ‑ 171]    (Repealed)
This action is part of the regulatory reform initiative.
Comprehensive Review Private Security Services Regulations
Action 2725
General Information
Action Summary The purpose of this regulatory action is a comprehensive review and amendment of existing regulations. This review and recommended amendments is based on legislative actions that require development of regulations for locksmiths as well as further development of regulations relating to detective canine handlers. In addition to recent legislative actions, a comprehensive review to amend and revise the rules mandating and prescribing standards, requirements and procedures that serve to protect the citizens of the Commonwealth from unqualified, unscrupulous and incompetent persons engaging in the activities of private security services.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [001546]
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
4712 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 12/12/2008.
5242 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 06/10/2010.
5567 Revised Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 10/24/2012.
6410 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 09/01/2013.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Lisa McGee  / Regulatory Manager
Address: P.O. Box 1300
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Phone: (804)371-2419    FAX: (804)786-6344    TDD: ()-