509-3-.02 Basic Training Curriculum for Security Officers
The 24 hour, Basic Security Officer training program is mandated by the Georgia Secretary of State and the Georgia Board of Private Detectives and Security Agencies (GBPDSA) to perform unarmed security guard services in the state of Georgia.
After successful completion of the 24 hour Basic Security Officer Training program, the newly certified Security Officer is eligible to work with any (Licensed Security Company) of his or her choosing.
Hepsa, National Law Enforcement Training Academy, LLC’s training program meets and exceeds the standards set forth by the G.B.P.D.S.A.

All Instructors are Licensed, active Georgia Board Certified; Classroom / Firearm Training (CFTR).

Course Curriculum

1 Role of Private Security
1.1 Crime Awareness and Prevention
1.2 Private Security and Criminal Justice System
1.3 Ethics and Professionalism

2 Legal Aspects
2.1 Principal Misdemeanors and Felonies
2.2 Overview of Title 43 Chapter 38 as it relates to the Security Profession
2.3 Overview of board Rule 509 et al
2.4 Arrest and Proper Use of Force
2.5 Liability
2.6 Courtroom Testimony

3 Patrol and Observation
3.1 Patrol Techniques
3.2 Information Gathering
3.3 Crimes in Progress
3.4 Officer Safety
3.5 Note Taking and Report Writing

4 Incident Response
4.1 Responding to Emergencies
4.2 Crowd Control and Evacuation
4.3 Fire Control and Prevention
4.4 Hazardous Materials
4.5 Bomb Threats and Terrorism

5 Security Resources
5.1 Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) Operation and Video Documentation
5.2 Alarm Systems
5.3 Access Control
5.4 Electronic Articles Surveillance

6 Customer Service Issues
6.1 Public Relations
6.2 Interpersonal Relations

7 First Aid Overview
7.1 How it relates to Security Professionals