The mission of the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation is to serve, safeguard, and promote the health, safety, and welfare of the public by ensuring that licensure qualifications and standards for professional practice are properly evaluated, applied, and enforced.
Ces has a Private Alarm Contractors License and employees are required to hold a Permanent Employee Registration Card that insures that they met the standards set forth by the state of Illinois . You are required to have this if you do security work in Illinois.
DOES YOUR PROVIDER HAVE A PRIVATE ALARM CONTRACTOR LICENSE?[source]
"Alarm system" means any system, including an electronic access control system, a surveillance video system, a security video system, a burglar alarm system, a fire alarm system, or any other electronic system that activates an audible, visible, remote, or recorded signal that is designed for the protection or detection of intrusion, entry, theft, fire, vandalism, escape, or trespass, or other electronic systems designed for the protection of life by indicating the existence of an emergency situation. "Alarm system" also includes an emergency communication system and a mass notification system.
DO ALL COMPANIES HAVE A LICENSE?
HOW CAN YOU PROTECT YOURSELF FROM USING A COMPANY THAT MAY NOT ABIDE BY THE ABOVE ACT?
Go to www.idfpr.com and click on license look up.
CES PRIVATE ALARM CONTRACTOR LICENSE NUMBER
WHAT IS A PERC CARD?
WHO IS REQUIRED TO HAVE A PERC CARD?
A Permanent Employee Registration Card (PERC) from the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation - Division of Professional Regulation is required to work as an unarmed employee of a licensed Private Detective, Private Alarm Contractor, Private Security Force or Locksmith Agency in Illinois.
HOW DO I CHECK TO SEE IF MY VENDORS EMPLOYEES HAVE A PERC CARD?
GO TO LICENSE LOOK UP AND PUT NAME OF INDIVIDUAL IN DESIGNATED AREA