Protective Agent Training Course Outline
Protective Agents Initial Twelve (12) hour Pre-Assignment Course Outline
Protective Agents Yearly Six (6) hour Continuing Education Training Course Outline
B) Officer's background and prior experience
C) Company Rules, Regulations and Policies
D) Definition of a Protection Officer
E) Main objectives of a Protection Officer
A) Fundamental Duty
3. REPORT WRITING
A) Effective field notes
B) Gathering full and accurate facts
C) Daily activity and incident reporting, (who, what, where, when, why & how)
4. IDENTIFICATION OF THREAT AND PROPER ACTION
A) Officer safety
B) Threat identification
C) Non-weapon, weapon approach
D) Approaching a situation
E) Suspect attitude
F) Protection of crime scene
5. RADIO PROCEDURE'S
A) When to use the radio?
B) How to use the radio?
C) Radio codes and call signs
A) Communication skills, verbal techniques
B) Active listening
C) Confidentiality responsibilities
D) Cultural sensitivity & gender equality
7. MINNESOTA STATUTES
A) Authorized Use of Force, 609.06
B) Justifiable Taking of Life, 609.065
C) Assault, 609.221 - 609.224
D) Firearm Carry Permit, 624.714
E) Trespass, etc.
8. MINNESOTA STATUTES 629.37 - 629.39
A) Arrest by Private Person, 629,37
B) Disclosure of Cause; Means Used, 629.38
C) Private Person Making Arrest, Proceedings, 629.39
9. TEN FATAL ERRORS
B) Not enough rest.
C) Danger signs, etc.
10. DO'S AND DON'TS IN USING FORCE
A) Use of Force Continuum
B) Mental States of Mind for Survival
C) Alternatives to the "Use of Force"
D) Cover and Concealment
1. What is cover?
a) Impenetrable protects you
2. What is concealment?
a) Hides you but does not protect you.
11. FIVE ELEMENTS OF DEADLY FORCE
1. Is there a weapon present
a) Does the weapon possess the capacity to cause you
or a third party, great bodily harm or death?
B) Delivery System
a) Does the aggressor have the opportunity to get the
weapon to you or a third party?
b) Does the aggressor have the opportunity to cause you
or a third party great bodily harm or death?
1. Does the aggressor show his/her intent to cause you or a third
party great bodily harm or death with their words or physical
D) Imminent Jeopardy
1. Has the aggressor placed you or a third party in imminent
a) Imminent can be defined as a hazard, a danger, or peril
with the threat being immediate if action is not taken by
1. Have you reasonably exhausted all of your options or avenues
of tactful retreat at that time and at that place?
a) A tactful retreat is taking a better position
b) Putting more distance between you and the aggressor, the
more distance between you and the aggressor the more
time you have to react to the situation.
12. APPROACHING A SUSPECT
A) Inside Position; where should you be to the suspect and where should the suspect be to you as you walk up on a situation.
1. Position I,
a) Approaching in the interview stance
2. Position II,
a) Escort position
3. Position II-1/2,
a) Restrain position
4. Position III,
a) Take down or full control position
13. REACTIONARY GAP
A) During this section the student will be given an understanding of what can be used as a weapon against him or other innocent persons and what is a safe distance during his approach
1. Distance while approaching a person.
2. Distance while approaching a vehicle.
3. Distance needed to handle different situations.
14. PRESSURE POINTS AND NERVE MOTOR POINTS
A) Expected effect of striking techniques
B) Pressure point take-downs
C) Defending against hand grabs, front and rear
D) Proper hand-cuffing techniques p