Kitsap Bail Academy

Application for next class:  Kitsap Bail Academy App for Feb 2024

Certified Bail Bond Recovery Agent Training

Welcome to Kitsap Bail Academy, a division of 11:11 Bail Bonds. Becoming a Washington State Bail Enforcement Agent is serious business, and your life could depend on your training. Unlike the entertainment of television shows depicting constant action and captures, a real-life Bail Enforcement Agent knows that field experience and extensive training are paramount for his or her safety and well-being.

Our goal is to give you the best training and support available in your endeavor to become a Washington State Bail Enforcement agent. You can count on Kitsap Bail Academy to be with you every step of the rigorous process. We are always available to students after completion of training.

Your safety is not just a priority to us, it is a priority to the State of Washington. Our instructors have many years of field experience and have made a commitment to continue seeking education in the field of bail enforcement.

We also require the willingness to go above and beyond the state requirements from all our students.

Class size is limited and there is often a wait-list. Visit our Kitsap Bail Academy Facebook page for more information as well, and take the first step on your way to becoming a Washington State Bail Enforcement Agent.

Download Application here, next class is scheduled for February 2024:

Kitsap Bail Academy App for Feb 2024

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Bail Bond Recovery Agent Requirements

All bail bond recovery agents must…

  • Be at least 21 years old.
  • Be a United States citizen or resident alien.
  • Have no criminal convictions that directly relate to their ability to perform the duties of a bail bond recovery agent or that hinders public safety. The DOL now offers pre-screening if you want to be sure you will be able to obtain a specific professional license, including Bail Bond Recovery Agent license          Professional License Criminal Conviction Screening Request
  • Have a high school diploma, GED, or proof of 3 years experience in the bail industry.
  • Have a Concealed Pistol License (CPL)

To get started…

  • Complete the Bail Bond Recovery Agent pre-license training: 32hr Field Operations, 8hr OC/Baton/Taser (this is the class we provide.)
  • Complete one day firearms training (this is a separate class). All applicants must take firearms training from a credentialed WA State Criminal Justice Training Commission (CJTC) firearms instructor and be certified through CJTC. You will meet our trainer in class, and often a firearms class is set up for Monday following our class.
  • Get fingerprinted with MorphoTrust, see:
  • Submit Application, copy of CPL & fee to the Department of Licensing (application can be done through your SAW account or by mail).
  • Pass an exam covering the training topics. DOL will schedule your exam at the location you choose, see Exams for more info.
  • See DOL’s How To Get Your License for complete details.

Download our application for BBRA pre-licensing training:

Kitsap Bail Academy App for Feb 2024

Kitsap Bail Academy also offers Continuing Education (CE) for Bail Recovery Agents as well as Pre-licensing and CE for Bail Bond Agents.