About us

John Gordon started J & J Special Services in 1976 after retiring from the Bakersfield Police Department, where he served as a Lieutenant and Watch Commander. He employed 18 crossing guards here in Bakersfield.

J & J Special Services now has over 150 employees in Bakersfield, Elk Grove, Sacramento, Tehachapi, Lamont, Arvin, and Rosamond

We are responsible for:

  • Placing Crossing Guards at locations requested by the School District
  • Hiring and training guards
  • Complete Livescan background check through the Department of Justice on each employee
  • Complaints, evaluations and discipline of employees
  • Providing uniforms and equipment to help guards effectively perform their duties