The Court Security Manager Certification is a standalone certification. This certifies that you have completed advanced education or coursework in combination with years of experience and that you know how to complete a court and judicial security plan.

For the Court Security Manager Certification you must meet the following requirements.

  • United States citizen at least 21 years of age or Citizen of a country in which the United States does not have sanctions
  • No felony convictions
  • No dishonorable discharge from the United States military (applicable to United States Veterans only)
  • Neither a record of disciplinary action from any state, province or territory, or licensing or certification board within the past 10 years nor subject under any such investigation
  • Current National Sheriffs’ Association membership
  • Must be a court security supervisor and the combination of minimum documented years of experience and education/coursework must meet the following:
    • Master’s degree
    • Bachelor’s degree plus 2 years work experience
    • Associate’s degree plus 4 years work experience
    • No degree with 6 years work experience
  • Complete a court and judicial security plan with your supervisor’s signature within 24 months of formal application.
Required Experience
  • Supervisory experience based on level of education
  • Education/coursework based on supervisory experience
  • Court and Judicial Security Plan

There is an administrative cost of $695 to enroll in certificate program. If you do not complete the certification process in the allotted time or are not approved for the certification, no refund will be given.