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Certified Protection Officer 4

DESCRIPTION:
This course describes many situations and tasks encountered by those working in the security industry. It also discusses appropriate procedures and techniques for many actions required to be taken by certified protection officers. This course is presented in two semesters.

Semester 1 describes several situations that may require intervention by certified protection officers including bomb threats, labor disputes, substance abuse, and workplace violence. It discusses potential security threats including bombs and other terrorist actions, environmental crimes, and presence of hazardous materials. It also defines procedures to foster effective communications, conduct risk assessments, and develop sound emergency response plans.

Semester 2 defines the extent and limits of a certified protection officer’s authority, including detention, apprehension, and use of force. It also discusses procedures for securing crime scenes, conducting interviews and performing other investigative actions, engaging in beneficial public relations, and establishing sound liaison with sworn law enforcement personnel.

CREDITS:
1 Credit

PREREQUISITES:
Career Elective Certified Protection Officer 1
Career Elective Certified Protection Officer 2
Career Elective Certified Protection Officer 3

Course Outline