Certified Basic and Advanced Private Security and School Security Officer Training At Its Finest!
The New Jersey Security Officers' Association is very excited about its latest successful training program, at the Trenton's
P.J. Hill School facility themed: MEETING THE CHALLENGES OF THE NEW MILLENNIUM, which empowered 60 School Security Officers
from the Trenton, New Jersey school system to become properly trained and new gain a new perspective on and a brighter outlook
about their truly important and vital security services they provide to:
--The Director of Trenton School Security;
--The Trenton Board of Education; --The Entire Trenton School System; --The Parent of Students Attending
Trenton Schools; --The Educators and Administrative Staff who Count on them; --The Students who Attend Trenton
Public Schools; --The General Public; --The Trenton, New Jersey Governing Body --The Governing Body
of the State of New Jersey --THe Citizens of the State of New Jersey --The Entire Security and School Security
Community; --And Themselves, as They are now Fully Able to Appreciate the Importance and Scope of their Responsibilities,
as well as the Extent of Personal and Collective Professionalism, as a Team.
These 60 School Security Officers
were eager to learn and share and interact with each other, so the NJSOA has created this special website to enhance communication
between the NJSOA and from member-to-member.
On behalf of the NJSOA, we gratefully thank:
Superintendent of Schools of Trenton, New Jersey --The Trenton, New Jersey Board of Education --The New Jersey
Education Association --Mrs. Rosemary Graziano - NJEA --Ms. Debbie Scott - NJEA --Mr. L. Louis Jordan,
Founder - CO3GA --Mr. Howard White - Chief of Security --Mrs. Joyce Kersey - TBOA --Mr. Don Shelton -
TBOA --Trenton School Security Officer Doug Smith --Ms. Pamela Owens - NJEA --Ms. Martha Chavis - Camden
Health Education Center --Ms. Maxine Page, Proprietor - Maxine's of Trenton --Harry C. Kinne III - Wesleyan University,
Connecticut --William Clede --The Late David Y. (Sam) Coverston and You..
Today's society demands that the epidemic of crime be stemmed and
the basic security needs of its communities be met. Law enforcement budgets are already feeling the pressures of economic
downturns and budget reductions. More and more traditional law enforcement activities are being absorbed by private security
organizations. Their functions are to provide the security, safety and services that law enforcement agencies are unable to
With this expanded role for security comes the need for increased professional training, expertise and ability.
No longer can the watchman or rent-a-cop perform the duties that a professional security officer is expected to carry out.
The role of Security Officer and Police Officer have never before been so similar. The black and white distinctions
of yesteryear are now a continuum of grays. Lines of distinction are drawn more as the exception than the rule.
security officer cannot be the untrained individual epitomized by the stereotype of the Square Badge retiree. He or she must
be a professional whose training, education, and skill level are consistent with the complex functions and duties they are
required to perform.
The Security Officer of today is as likely to be working with sophisticated electronic detection
equipment, computers and communications as performing clock rounds. The skills required surpass those of many other occupations
in variety and complexity. This requires training in such diverse areas as:
--Physical and Electronic Security --People
Skills --Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) --First Aid --Defensive Tactics --Report Writing --Civil
and Criminal Law (and) --Survival Skills.
The Professional Security Officer must also be trained in traditional
police procedures. The actions -- or results of those action -- may end up in the hands of the police. The officer must plan
any actions to insure that they comply with federal, state and local laws, as well as insuring that the initial response assists
police, should they be called.
The Professional Security Officer is often the first responder to a crime. The officer's
actions, or inactions, can dramatically affect the disposition of an incident. If the officer's first response destroys evidence,
impedes the investigation, or otherwise interferes in the successful apprehension and prosecution of the perpetrator,Everyone
--The Community loses. --The Employer loses. --The Security Profession loses --And, ultimately,
The New Jersey Security Officers' Association highly recommends that each and every NJSOA member and
every security officer working in the dynamic, ever-expanding, professional field of Security read the SECURITY OFFICER'S
MANUAL. It provides an in-depth analysis of the responsibilities and services that are inherent in the field. The Security
Veteran will value this required-reading manual because of its thoughtful, thorough review and update of a field which is
in a constant state of flux and transition. It provides a thorough analysis of the broad and technical duties that an officer
may be requested to perform. It gives a practical interpretataion of the technical and social aspects of this truly complex
An individual who has acquired the knowledge, skills and training outlined in the SECURITY OFFICER'S MANUAL,
which is included in the NJSOA Certified Security Officer's Training Course, will undoubtedly be well equipped to carry out
the assigned duties in this exciting field.
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Our Basic NJSOA Security and Certified NJSOA School Security Officer Training Program Includes:
--The History of Security --Key Issues in Security --Security Management --Security Officer Code of Ethics
--Security Services and Functions --Image IS Everything --The FIRST IMPRESSIONS Principle --Rising in
the Security Industry --The Irony of Security --The Ultimate Plan for Achieving Internal and External Security
--Becoming a Good Security Officer --Guidelines for Effective Verbal Communication --Security Officer DOs and
DON'Ts --From the Commission of a Crime to the End --Internat and External Security --Hazard Awareness and
Intervention --Fire Awareness - Fire Investigation - Fire Prevention --False Alarm Compliance --Reports and
Report Writing --First Aid and CPR --Bombs and Bomb Threats --Identifying Suspects --Identifying Lies
in Disguise --Insurance Investigation --Management of Aggresive Behavior --Gangs and Cults on Campus --Street
Gang Identification --Security Officer Psychological Assessment --Peer Leadership --Student and Intruder Conflict
Resolution --Dealing with the Upset Public --Workplace Violence --The GOING POSTAL Syndrome --The ART
of Constructive Conflict Resolution --The Fine ART of Handling Disputes Without Violence --Real-Life Solutions to
School and Workplace Violence --Handling Hostage Crisis' in the Workplace and the School Campus --Partnerships to
Preventing School and Workplace Violence --Female Fighting and the Male Dance --Incident Survival --Security
Officer Stress Reduction --Satanology 101 --Terrorism in the Workplace and on the Campus --Property Identification
and Inventory Control --The Importance of Security Briefings --Chain of Command - Chain of Respect --Bloodbourne
Pathogens --Search and Seizure --Developing Decision Making Skills --Postmark to Terror --What To Do If
and When Stopped By The Police --Special Security Operations --Substance Awareness - Substance Abuse --Skills
for Managing Anger --Car and Property Theft Prevention --The Power of Choice and Making Ethical Choices --Non-Lethal
Force --Handling Diversity --Shoplifting Prevention --Workplace Loss Prevention And Much, Much More!
Advanced Security and School Security Training Programs are Also Available for Officers on the School Campus and
those Working in the Private and Corporate Workplace.