You can obtain a NYC handgun license for personal or business protection by 
using our professional license service. We make applying for a handgun license fast and easy.  A NYC handgun license is valid
throughout New York City and
New York State with the proper authorization. After your NYC handgun license is issued we can also assist you in obtaining an optional multi-state concealed carry license that is valid in over 30 other States.

We have over 25 years experience in providing pistol license services in 
New York City. If you are a private individual or business owner we can help you obtain your handgun license. New York City has the toughest gun licensing laws in the nation and the handgun license application process is very complicated and time consuming. Use our professional services to simplify and speed the entire handgun licensing process.

Currently, there are approximately 62,000 handgun licenses issued in New York City to private individuals, business owners, armed security guards, private investigators, peace officers, doctors, lawyers, professionals, celebrities, etc. You can protect yourself and your family from violent crime with a licensed handgun. Apply today. Results are guaranteed!

BONUS: A free one year gun range membership is included with our gun license service.


You can prepare for a prestigious and high paying career in armed security or executive protection. We offer the official New York State armed guard training course and licensing program at our affiliated training academy in Manhattan. We are the only licensed school in Manhattan with the convenience of a complete gun range, gun shop and classrooms in one modern facility. All our firearms instructors are fully licensed by New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services and the New York City Police Department. Full and part time classes are available. The armed guard training course consists of the NYS mandated 47 hours of security procedures and firearms training.
The course includes: Expert preparation of your entire handgun licensing package, a
mmunition, targets and study materials. Plus, a FREE one year gun range membership. Call us today for the current course tuition fee and enrollment information.



Are you a business owner or director and concerned about crime or terrorism on your property? Now you can establish your own in-house law enforcement department to protect life and property on your business premises. This is an official public safety program in cooperation with the New York City Police Department. New York City and State law provides for the formation and operation of this special law enforcement force within public and private sector entities. The mission of the Special Patrolman Program is to enhance public safety, enforce the law and prevent crime. 

Advanced Protection Consultants LLC will arrange for government approval and licensing of qualified businesses to participate in the Special Patrolman Program. 
Our consultants are all former law enforcement and military officers. We will conduct a comprehensive on-site survey and evaluation of your business premises for the purpose of successfully implementing the Special Patrolman Program.

Special Patrolmen are official peace officers as prescribed by New York City and State laws and thereby granted law enforcement authority and arrest powers. Special Patrolmen are appointed under the direction of the New York City Police Commissioner and take a sworn oath of office at NYC police headquarters. Special Patrolmen are issued a special law enforcement shield and identification credentials by the New York City Police Department. Special Patrolmen can be authorized to carry firearms, at the option of their employer and with NYPD approval.
 We arrange all mandated law enforcement training for your designated employees to be appointed as Special Patrolmen.

Our affiliated law enforcement training academy in Manhattan is staffed by police instructors that are licensed by the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services. The training curriculum is approved by NYS DCJS for peace officers. Special Patrolmen are required to pass a basic 99 hour peace officer course. That course includes: Patrol Techniques, Detecting Crime, Making Arrests, Tactical Handcuffing, Police Baton Techniques, Use of Chemical Spray and instruction on all relevant City, State and Federal laws. Special Patrolmen that are authorized to carry a firearm will receive an additional 40 hours of firearm training. We also provide all the State mandated annual peace officer refresher courses.

 Special Patrolmen are authorized to...
  • Wear police style uniforms or regular plain clothes 
  • Use police frequency two-way radios for communication
  • Carry licensed firearms, batons, pepper spray, handcuffs, etc.
  • Use marked patrol cars or emergency vehicles
  • Direct and control vehicular traffic
  • Make lawful arrests for misdemeanors and felony crimes 
  • Issue summonses for criminal violations, parking and traffic violations, environmental and sanitation violations

Special Patrolman receive peace officer status specifically from New York State Criminal Procedure Law Section 2.10, subsection 27, N.Y. ADC LAW § 14-106 and by Rules of the City of New York, Chapter 13 of Title 38.
Special Patrolmen are appointed by direction of the New York City Police Commissioner. Special Patrolman are sworn law enforcement officers, unlike private security guards and auxiliary police officers that do not have any law enforcement authority or arrest powers.

The Special Patrolman Program is suitable for housing developments, office buildings, hotels, banks, educational institutions, medical centers, hospitals, houses of worship, shopping malls, sports stadiums, theaters, large retail stores, business improvement districts, utility companies, and any sensitive or high risk business. The Special Patrolman Program is exclusively for businesses and organizations that are located within New York City.

The following organizations successfully participate in the NYC Special Patrolman Program:

  • CO-OP City Houses, Bronx, NY
  • Peter Cooper-Stuyvesant Town, New York, NY
  • Lefrak City Organization, Rego Park, NY
  • Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation, New York, NY
  • Big Six Towers, Woodside, NY
  • Parkchester South Condominiums, Bronx, NY
  • Parkchester North Condominiums, Bronx, NY
  • Macy's Department Store, New York, NY 
  • Shubert Theater Organization, New York, NY
  • Hunt's Point Farmer's Market, Bronx, NY
  • Madison Square Garden, New York, NY
  • Queens Center Mall, Elmhurst, NY
  • Times Square Malls, New York, NY 
  • Saint Barnabas Hospital, Bronx, NY
  • New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs, New York, NY
  • John Jovino Company Inc., New York, NY
  • Emigrant Savings Bank, New York, NY
  • Milstein Properties Inc., New York, NY
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
  • New York Public Library, New York, NY
  • Many other NYC businesses currently participate in the Special Patrolman Program, but are too numerous to list here.

If you are a business owner or director, then we welcome your inquiry regarding the Special Patrolman Program.

NOTE: Individuals seeking appointment as a Special Patrolman must first be hired and sponsored by a participating employer and pass the requisite background checks for deputization.

Call us today for more information and a free phone consultation:
Phone: 646-450-1919