§ 5045. Security Personnel
(a) A retail licensee or microbusiness licensee who is engaged in retail sale shall hire or contract
for security personnel who are at least 21 years of age to provide security services for the
licensed retail premises. All security personnel hired or contracted for by the licensee shall be
licensed by the Bureau of Security and Investigative Services and shall comply with Chapters
11.4 and 11.5 of Division 3 of the Business and Professions Code.
(b) Notwithstanding subsection (a), a non-storefront retailer is not required to hire or contract for
(c) If multiple premises are contained within the same building, security personnel may be
shared by all of the licensees to cover the entire building under the following conditions:
(1) Each licensee shall include in their security operating procedures, submitted with the
application pursuant to section 5002(c)(29)(D) of this division, an explanation of how security
personnel will be shared, including who is responsible for employing or contracting the security
(2) All licensees shall be held responsible and subject to discipline for any violations of the
security personnel requirements.
Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 26070, Business
and Professions Code.