Legal Responsibilities of Private Security - 2.0 Hours
This course covers the subjects of criminal and civil law, including their definitions and differences. It overviews different sources of the law, presents information on common civil offenses brought against private security officers, how security personnel can use verbal judo to better deal with difficult people in order to avoid lawsuits, and a private security officer’s authority to question. Amendments to the U.S. Constitution and court cases, searches and seizures, categories of criminal offenses, and conducting employee inspections are reviewed. Lastly, security officer’s powers to arrest are discussed, from the time that a citizen’s arrest is initiated to testifying in court.