Unarmed Security

Course Overview:

Effective September 1, 2007, a minimum of 24 hours of classroom instruction is required in a basic training program that includes, but is not limited to, the following:

  • The Role of Private Security
    • Duties and Functions of a Security Officer
    • Private Security and the Criminal Justice System
    • Crime awareness and prevention
    • Ethics and Professionalism
  • Legal Aspects
    • Overview of Title 43-38 as it relates to the Security Profession
    • Overview of the Board Rules 503-3-Principle Misdemeanors and Felonies
    • Arrest and Proper Use of Force
    • Liabilities from Use of Force
    • Courtroom Testimony
  • Patrol and Observation
    • Patrol Techniques
    • Information Gathering
    • Crimes in Progress
    • Safety of the Security Officer
    • Note Taking and Report Writing
  • Customer Services Issues
    • Public Relations
    • Interpersonal Communications
  • First Aid Overview
    • This is just an overview. It is highly recommended that you take a good first aid course.
  • Incident Response
    • Responding to Emergencies
    • Crowd Control and Evacuation
    • Fire Control and Prevention
    • Hazardous Materials
    • Bomb Threats and Terrorism
  • Security Resources
    • CCTV Operation and Video Documentation
    • Alarm Systems
    • Access Control
    • Electronic Article Surveillance

You can work for more than one security agency at a time.

This course is a full 3 days. A Completion Certificate is included in the $150 course fee. Whatever company or companies you work for will apply for a license for you from the Georgia Board of Private Detectives and Security Agencies once you present them with your Certificate.