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Certified Protection Officer

$850.00 (USD)


I.    Introduction
    A. Introduction
    B. Protection Office Code of Ethics

II.    Foundations
    A. Concepts and Theories of Asset Protection
    B. The Evolution of Asset Protection and Security
    C. Role of the Professional Protection Officer
    D. The Protection Officer as a Leader
    E. Career Planning for Protection Professionals

III.    Communications
    A. Effective Communications
    B. Security Awareness
    C. Central Alarm Stations and Dispatch Operations

IV.    Protection Officer Functions
    A. Automation in Protection Operations
    B. Patrol Principles
    C. Traffic Control
    D. Crowd Management and Special Event Planning

V.    Crime Prevention and Physical Security
    A. Environmental Crime Control
    B. Physical Security Concepts and Applications
    C. Alarm System Fundamentals
    D. Access Control
    E. Detection Technology

VI.    Safety Fire Protection
    A. Fire Prevention, Detection, and Response
    B. Occupational Safety and Health and the Protection Officer
    C. An All Hazards Approach to Hazardous Materials

VII.    Information Protection
    A. Information Security and Counterintelligence

VIII.    Deviance, Crime, and Violence
    A. Workplace Crime and Deviance
    B. Substance Abuse
    C. Workplace Violence
    D. Crisis Intervention
    E. Strikes, Lockouts, and Labor Relations

IX.    Risk and Threat Management
    A. Security Risk Management
    B. Emergency Planning
    C. Terrorism
    D. Antiterrorism and VIP Protection

X.    Investigations
    A. Investigations:  Concepts and Practices for Security Professionals
    B. Crime and Incident Scene Procedures
    C. Interviewing and Statements
    D. Foundations for Surveillance
    E. Report Writing and Field Notes

XI.    Legal Aspects of Security
    A. Legal Aspects of Security

XII.    Officer Safety and Use of Force
    A. Use of Force
    B. Defensive Tactics and Officer Safety
    C. Industrial Hazards, Safety, and the Security Patrol Officer
    D. Apprehension and Detention Procedures

XIII.    Relations With Others
    A. Human Relations in a Global Environment
    B. Public Relations
    C. Community Relations:  Making Strategy Come Alive
    D. Networking and the Liaison Function
    E. Ethics and Professionalism





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