Blackjacket Security is authorized by the New Jersey State
Police to offer SORA Training. You can also upgrade to CPR and First Aid. You can register online below.
If you have questions about the SORA process, visit our FAQ
We can also custom tailor SORA classes at your location for groups of 5 or
more. Discounts and group rates are available. For more information on these
programs call us at 973.320.3200.
Our current class
SORA (24-Hour Initial Course) – $89
SORA + CPR w/ AED + Child & Infant (24-Hour
Initial Course) – $135 SORA + CPR w/ AED & First Aid + Child &
Infant (24-Hour Initial Course) – $160
SORA Renewal (8-Hour Course) – $39
SORA Renewal + Adult CPR w/ AED (12-Hour Course) $89.00
Classes are offered at our location:
33 West Street
Bloomfield, New Jersey 07003
Please check with us frequently as classes are often added.
Q 1. How do I apply for a Security Officer
1.Go to https://eapps.njsp.org/applicant/logon.do
2.Click on Services
3.Click on Private Detective Info.
4.Click on Security
Officer and Instructor Applications (yellow box on the
Q 2. How do I pay for the application?
Payment to the
State of New Jersey must be made using a debit or credit card issued by Visa or
MasterCard. If you do not have one, you can also use a Visa gift card.
You must pay a non-refundable fee of $75.00 to complete the Security Officer
Q 3. What do I do next?
You have thirty days in order to complete the fingerprinting process and
complete the 24-hour training course.
Q 4. How do I get fingerprinted correctly?
You MUST be fingerprinted using the MorphoTrak form provided at the end of
the Security Officer application. This form is already filled out with the
required information for fingerprinting. To schedule an appointment, you can
call the phone number at the bottom of the form or go to www.bioapplicant.com/nj. The fee for
fingerprinting is $67.50.
Q 5. When can I schedule my SORA training
As soon as you complete the application on the State Police website.
Q 6. What happens if I do not submit fingerprints or complete the
training course within 30 days?
If you fail to complete the fingerprinting and/or 24 hour training class
within 30 days, you must submit a new application.
Q 7. How long is my Security Officer Certification good
The Security Officer Certification is good for a period of 2 years at which
time a renewal application must be submitted.
Q 8. How do I renew my Security Officer Certification?
Ninety days prior to the expiration, you will be notified via email that it
is time to renew. Subsequent emails are sent at 60 days and 30 days prior to
expiration. Emails are sent to the email address that is listed on your
personal profile. After logging back into the application, under the “Security
Officer” tab click on “Submit Renewal”. The renewal fee is $85.30 and must be
paid using a Visa or MasterCard. In addition to the renewal application, an 8
hour refresher training course provided by a SORA certified instructor must be
completed prior to the expiration date.