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1. California Guard Card
2. Annual Training Courses
3. Proprietary Private Security Officer
5. A La Carte - Individual Courses

III.M Preserving the Incident Scene

Price: $30.00

4 Hours (Elective)


Course Description:
      The Preserving the Incident Scene course is designed to provide a basic understanding of the duties of a Security Officer should they be the first responders at a crime scene. The course will provide a basic framework for the security professional to ensure their actions do not jeopardize or impede the investigation being conducted by sworn peace officers. The focus of this course is how observing and reporting will aid in the investigation, while failing to preserve a scene can hinder and/or prevent a thorough investigation. This is a 4-hour elective course that counts towards the 40-hour training requirement for the State of California.
Learning Goals:
  • The officer must first know what his company policy is regarding involvement and intervention at crime scenes to include what local law enforcement and/or client would require of officer prior to arrival of authorities. 
  • The officer will have a working knowledge of what constitutes evidence and the rules that govern its admissibility.
  • The officer shall understand the type of evidence that can be seized and used in court. 
  • The officer will have a working knowledge of the Exclusionary Rule, cited in Weeks v. United States (232, US 383 –1984), as it pertains to security personnel acting as private citizens.

 (ACCESS: 12 months)

III.M Preserving the Incident Scene - 4 hours
$30.00 USD

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