BSIS Guard Card: Powers to Arrest & Appropriate Use of Force (8 Hrs)

BSIS Guard Card: Powers to Arrest & Appropriate Use of Force (8 Hrs)

The Power to Arrest Course consists of four (4) hours of training in both of the following two (2) subjects:

A. Powers to ArrestĀ – 4 hours

Objective: To familiarize and instruct the individual on the training topics delineated at Business and Professions Code section 7583.7, including, without limitation, legal aspects, techniques, liability, and company requirements relating to the arrest of an individual. The training will utilize the Department of Consumer Affairs’ Power to Arrest Training Manual and may include lecture, discussion, exercises and role-playing.

  • Overview of Power to Arrest Manual and subject matter.
  • Definition of arrest and discussion on the implications to the subject, the guard and the company.
  • Lecture/discussion on escalation and de-escalation techniques in the use of force.
  • Lecture/discussion in the use of restraint techniques and their implications.
  • Discussion of trespass laws and implications of enforcement.

Completion of the Power to Arrest Training Manual Test with 100% score in accordance with the Manual’s Administering Instructions.

B. Appropriate Use of ForceĀ – 4 hours

Objective: Coming Soon

  • Introduction and overview of the training.
  • The Role of a Security Officer.
  • What is Appropriate Use of Force?
  • When to use Force?
  • Coordinating and Sharing of Critical Information.