Appropriate Use Of Force (4 hrs)

Appropriate Use Of Force (4 hrs)


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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.
Appropriate Use Of Force (4 hrs)

Powers To Arrest (4 hrs)


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.
Appropriate Use Of Force (4 hrs)

Active Shooter


  • What is an Active Shooter
  • Importance of being prepared and having a plan in place
  • Characteristics of active shooter situations
  • Common locations where active shooter situations occur
  • Motivations of active shooters
  • Potential weapons used by active shooters
  • Developing an emergency response plan
  • Identifying escape routes and secure locations
  • Training and practicing active shooter response strategies
  • Run: Escaping the area if possible
  • Hide: Securing oneself in a safe location
  • Fight: Taking action to confront or disarm the shooter if necessary
  • Communication strategies during an active shooter situation
  • Medical response and first aid
  • Law enforcement response and coordination
  • Importance of ongoing training and practice
  • Encouragement to report any concerns or suspicious behavior
  • Resources for further information and support
  • Conclusion