Bail Enforcement Agent (BEA) Course

Bail Enforcement Agent (BEA) CourseSo you want to be the next big name bounty hunter? Who doesn’t? Having the freedom of being in business for yourself, a daily thrill of the chase, and on and on. If that is what you thought, well you have been watching too much television! LOL. We can’t guarantee that you will have fame and fashion sense like some of those on TV or YouTube, though we can guarantee that you will walk away with much more knowledge than you currently have and be prepared to start a career in the industry of bail enforcement. This course is designed for those interested in learning how to capture fugitives for a monetary reward (bounty).

Call it bail enforcement, bounty hunting, fugitive recovery, or bail bond investigations, hunting and apprehending fugitives from the law, can be exhilarating! The career has existed all over the world, though today, the United States is primarily the main location of bail agents (A.K.A. bail enforcement agent, bail recovery agent, recovery agent, fugitive recovery agent, etc.). This is the mandatory New York State 25 hour Bail Enforcement Agent (BEA) Course. This course is required in order to be licensed as a BEA under NYS law. Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive an original course certificate. Signup for this course at the bottom of the page!

Reasons To Take This Course:

  1. To become a New York State licensed Bail Enforcement Agent (BEA), after three years of work experience.
  2. To gain training, to help obtain a job in the field, which builds the work experience necessary to become licensed.

Length: 25 Hours (3 days)
Instructors: Licensed as BEA instructors through New York State Department of State – Division of Licensing Services
Investment: $375 includes course and NY State BEA Certificate upon successful completion. Make payment here with check or click “Pay Now” below to pay with credit card.

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Qualifier to be a certified NY BEA:
Experience – Three years’ experience as a police officer; an investigator in an agency of the state, county, or federal government; or an employee of a licensed private investigator or at a firm, partnership, company, or corporation where one member has been performing the duties described in the definition of bail enforcement agent; OR twenty years’ experience as a police officer or fire marshal
Education – Completion of a training program not less than 25 hours as approved by the Secretary of State (Training may be waived when the person has served as police officer for not less than three years.)

Advanced Training: Other training offered includes skip tracing, surveillance, handcuffing, defensive tactics (hand-to-hand combat, weapons disarming), and pepper spray.

Course Curriculum

  1. New York State Licensing Law and Regulations
  2. Liability Issues:
    1. Civil
    2. Criminal
    3. Search or seizure of bailee/fugitive,
    4. Entering homes, businesses and vehicles
  3. Rights of bailee/fugitive
    1. Taylor vs Taintor
    2. Rights of accused under State Law
    3. Rights of accused under Federal Law
    4. Extradition
  4. Criminal and civil law relating to bail bonds
  5. Basic concepts of criminal justice law
  6. Ethics and professionalism
  7. Report writing


  • Payment: This course is $375. After signing up for the course above, please visit our PAYMENT PAGE to review the payment terms and make a payment for this course.
  • Registration: We do not accept walk-ins. You will need to register above and make payment to secure a seat in the course.
  • Citizenship & Convictions: You must be a LEGAL United States Citizen in order to attend this course. Past convictions might not bar you from obtaining your pistol license. If you have questions, contact us.
  • At Your Location: For your convenience, we offer the above courses at your location. Contact us to book a course at your location or chose “TBD At Your Location” from the form drop down from the desired course above and we will be in touch to set a date.
  • The successful completion of this PS&Ed course of training does not guarantee employment in the bail enforcement industry and/or the issuance of a BEA license in New York State. The issuance of a license remains at the discretion of the state.
  • Contact us with any questions.