TRAINING

Security Officers assigned to Illustrious Family Protection Agency LLC under go the follow training as required by the Georgia Board of Private Detectives and Security Agencies

(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

Rule 509-3-.03 Armed Security Officers

This curriculum is intended to meet the minimum requirements of the Georgia Board of Private Detective and Security Agencies. A minimum passing score of 80% must be achieved on a written exam addressing the topics listed below in subparagraphs (a), (b), (1) (i), (1) (ii), (1) (iii), and (c), proctored by a firearms instructor licensed by the Board. 

A minimum passing score of 80% must be achieved on the firing range, proctored by a firearms instructor licensed by the Board. All armed personnel must comply with the requirements of Board Rule 509-4-.01 .

(2)

The holders of weapon permits must qualify with the same type weapon carried. Two (2) strings of 48 rounds with the highest score to be used for qualification with a minimum qualifying score of 80%. A minimum of 15 hours of instruction is required for the firearm training curriculum for handguns, administered by an instructor who is licensed by the Board, consisting of the following:

(a) One (1) hour of instruction in the use of deadly force. The instruction shall include Georgia Laws 16-3-21 & 17-4-20, Official Code of Georgia Annotated;

(b) Two (2) hours of instruction in liability issues. The instruction shall include Georgia Laws 16-1-3(5), 16-1-3(6), Title 42, USC Sec. 1983; 

1. Issues to be covered shall include three (3) situations which justify use of deadly force. 

Three (3) situations are as follows:

(i) Defense of self from great bodily harm of death;

(ii) Defense of a third person from great bodily harm of death; and

(iii) To prevent the commission of a forcible felony.

(c) One hour of instruction in ballistics to include selecting the proper ammunition and factors that affect trajectory, over-penetration and ricochet;

(d) Three hours of instruction in types of handguns. This instruction shall include the following:

1. Nomenclature;

2. Selection of a handgun;

3. Selection of proper ammunition;

4. Care and cleaning of a handgun;

5. Proper techniques for storage, loading and unloading a handgun;

6. Selection of the proper holster and equipment for your weapon;

7. Weapon retention techniques.

(e) Eight (8) hours of instruction in firearm range qualifications. This instruction shall include the following: 

1. Proper stance;

2. Proper grip and draw;

3. Sight alignment, sight picture, and trigger control;

4. Firearm range safety;

5. Range procedures and rules of conduct;

6. Course of fire as set by instructor to include, but not limited to, the following: 

Distance/Rounds

3 Yards/24

7 Yards/18

15 Yards/6