This course meets the requirements of The Department of Professional Regulation as outlined in the Detective Act.

It covers security fundamentals for new officers and provides a review for experienced employees who want to earn state certification in this course.

Student will received a PERC (Permanent Employee Registration Card) which is needed for employment with private security agencies.

Topics Include:

  • Security Officer Code of Ethics
  • Public Relations, Human Relation and Civil Rights
  • Illinois Criminal Code (related to protection of person and property)
  • Fire and Accident Prevention; Fire Safety
  • Patrol Procedures
  • Liability Issues
  • Use of Force
  • Arrest and Control Techniques
  • Laws (regarding arrest, search and seizure)
  • Report Writing and Service Process
  • The Law on Private Security/Reporting to Law Enforcement Agencies