Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. 509-3-.02

Current through Rules and Regulations filed through August 31, 2021
Rule 509-3-.02 - Basic Training Curriculum for Security Officers

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:

(1) Role of Private Security
(a) Crime Awareness and Prevention
(b) Private Security and the Criminal Justice System
(c) Ethics and Professionalism
(2) Legal Aspects
(a) Principal Misdemeanors and Felonies
(b) Overview of Title 43-38 as it relates to the Security Profession
(c) Overview of Board Rules 509 et al
(d) Arrest and Proper Use of Force
(e) Liability
(f) Courtroom testimony
(3) Patrol and Observation
(a) Patrol techniques
(b) Information gathering
(c) Crimes in progress
(d) Officer Safety
(e) Note taking and Report Writing
(4) Incident Response
(a) Responding to Emergencies
(b) Crowd control and evacuation
(c) Fire control and Prevention
(d) Hazardous Materials
(e) Bomb Threats and Terrorism
(5) Security Resources
(a) CCTV Operation and Video Documentation
(b) Alarm systems
(c) Access Control
(d) Electronic Article Surveillance
(6) Customer Service Issues
(a) Public relations
(b) Interpersonal Communications
(7) First Aid Overview

Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 509-3-.02

Authority O.C.G.A. Secs. 43-1-19, 43-1-24, 43-1-25, 43-38-4, 43-38-6, 43-38-7, 43-38 .7.1, 43-38-10, 43-38-10.1, 43-38-11.

Original Rule entitled "Armed Guards and Watchmen" was filed as Emergency Rule 509-3-0.3-.02 on July 24, 1981; effective July 20, 1981, the date of adoption, to remain in effect for a period of 120 days or until the effective date of a permanent Rule covering the same subject matter superseding this Emergency Rule, as specified by the Agency.
Amended: Emergency Rule 509-3-0.3-.02 repealed and Emergency Rule 509-3-0.8-.02, entitled "Unarmed Guards and Watchmen" adopted. Filed October 13, 1981; effective October 7, 1981, the date of adoption, to remain in effect for a period of 120 days or until the effective date of a permanent Rule covering the same subject matter superseding this Emergency Rule, as specified by the Agency.
Amended: Emergency Rule 509-3-0.8-.02 repealed and permanent Rule, of the same title, adopted. Filed December 15, 1981; effective January 4, 1982.
Amended: February 8, 1982; effective February 28, 1982.
Repealed: New Rule entitled "Basic Training Curriculum for Security Officers" adopted. F. Dec. 11, 2006; eff. Dec. 31, 2006.