Our Services are to Ensure Our Students Comprehend the Following:

01E Unarmed Security Officer Core Subjects ($55.00)
"An "Unarmed security officer" means a natural person who performs the function of observation, detection, reporting, or notification of appropriate authorities or designated agents regarding persons or property on the premises he is contracted to protect, and who does not carry or have access to a firearm in the performance of his duties." (Source: DCJS Administrative Code 6 VAC 20-171-10)


Hours of Training: 19 (18 hours of classroom per DCJS guidelines and one hour for administration and examination.)

Curriculum:

Course Time: 18 Hours
1.     Orientation - 2 hours 
      •       Virginia Law and Regulations
      •       o Code of Ethics
      •       o General Duties and Responsibilities
2.     Law - 4 hours
3.     Security Patrol, Access Control, and Communications - 2 hours
4.     Documentation - 4 hours
5.     Emergency Procedures - 4 hours
6.     Confrontation Management - 2 hours

To register in the state of Virginia as an Unarmed Security Officer, you must meet the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice guidelines, satisfactorily complete the 01E course (or 01I for In-Service registrants) with a grade of 70% or greater and submit the appropriate DCJS fees and forms which will be explained during the administration portion of the course


01I Unarmed Security Officer In-Service ($40.00)
Unarmed Security Officer In-Service training must be completed every 24 months, prior to expiration.  As with the entry level course, all appropriate DCJS forms and fees must be submitted to successfully re-qualify as an Unarmed Security Officer.

Hours of Training: 4

02E Private Investigator ($465.00)
"A "Private investigator" means any natural person who engages in the business of, or accepts employment to make, investigations to obtain information on (i) crimes or civil wrongs; (ii) the location, disposition, or recovery of stolen property; (iii) the cause of accidents, fires, damages, or injuries to persons or to property; or (iv) evidence to be used before any court, board, officer, or investigative committee." (Source:  DCJS Administrative Code 6 VAC 20-171-10)
Hours of Training: 72 (60 hours of classroom instruction, 12 hours of administration, 2 hours of practical exercises, role playing, comprehensive exam, and review

Hours of Training: 60 Hours

Orientation: applicable sections of the Code of Virginia; Administrative Code 6VAC 20-171; standards of professional conduct; and ethics - 6 hours
Law: basic law; legal procedures and due process; civil law; criminal law; evidence; and legal privacy requirements - 16 hours plus one practical exercise
General Investigative Skills, Tools and Techniques: surveillance; research; and interviewing - 16 hours plus one practical exercise
Documentation: Report preparations; photography; audio recording; general communication; and courtroom testimony – 8 hours plus one practical exercise
Types of investigations: accident; insurance; background; domestic; undercover; fraud and financial; missing persons and property; and criminal – 14 hours plus one practical exercise

Registration: To register in the state of Virginia as a Private Investigator, you must meet the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice guidelines, satisfactorily complete the 02E course (or 02I for In-Service registrants) with a grade of 70% or greater and submit the appropriate Virginia DCJS fees and forms which will be explained during the administration portion of the course.

02I Private Investigator In-Service ($95.00)
Private Investigator In-Service training must be completed every 24 months, prior to expiration.  As with the entry level course, all appropriate Virginia DCJS forms and fees must be submitted to successfully re-qualify as a Private Investigator.

Hours of Training: 8

 03E Armored Car Entry Level ($165.00)
An armored car personnel means persons who transport or offer to transport under armed security from one place to another, money, negotiable instruments or other valuables in a specially equipped motor vehicle with a high degree of security and certainty of delivery.

Hours of Training: 12

03I Armored Car In-Service ($65.00)
Armored Car In-Service training must be completed every 24 months, prior to expiration. As with the entry level course, all appropriate DCJS forms and fees must be submitted to successfully re-qualify.

Hours of Training: 4

05E Arrest Authority ($50.00)
This class must be taken with 01E and 07E to meet the Virginia DCJS requirements for an armed security officer. 

Hours of Training: 8 hours.

Registration: To register in the state of Virginia as an Armed Security Guard, you must meet the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice guidelines, satisfactorily complete the 01E, 05E and 07E courses (08E-Shotgun Training is optional) with a grade of 70% or greater for 01E and 05E, and 75% or greater for 07E (and 08E, if taking) and submit the appropriate DCJS fees and forms which will be explained during the administration portion of the course.


06E Special Conservator of the Peace ($175.00)
"A "Special conservator of the peace" means any individual appointed by the circuit court pursuant to § 19.2-13 of the Code of Virginia on or after September 15, 2004, to perform only those powers, functions, duties and responsibilities authorized within such geographic limitations as the court may deem appropriate.
" (Source DCJS Administrative Code 6 VAC 20-230-10)

An "Unarmed special conservator of the peace" means a special conservator of the peace registrant who does not carry or have immediate access to a firearm in the performance of his duties.

An "Armed special conservator of the peace" means a special conservator of the peace registrant who carries or has immediate access to a firearm in the performance of his duties.

Hours of Training: 24 hours

Orientation - 2 hours
Virginia Law and Regulations Regarding Special Conservator of the Peace

Regulations
Code of Virginia § 19.2-13, § 9.1-150.1 - § 9.1-150.4, § 15.2-1737
Definitions
Duties and Responsibilities of the Conservator of the Peace
Training Requirements
Violations and Sanctions
Code of Ethics
Ethical Standards
Professional Conduct
  
Legal Procedures/Due Process, Civil Law, Criminal Law & Constitutional Law - 8 hours
 Law
Knowledge of State and Federal Courts
Legal Terminology and Definitions
Purpose and Function of Law
US Constitution - Bill of Rights
Limitations and Liability
Magistrates and Courts
Felony vs. Misdemeanor
Legal Procedures and Due Process
Probable Cause
Arrests
Grand Jury
Courts
Trials
Magistrates
Information
Indictments
True Bills
Civil Law
Civil Court System
Federal
State
Local Jurisdiction
Definitions
Civil Judicial Procedures
Service of Process
Criminal Law
Criminal Court System
State
Federal
Legal Authority and Related Issues
Purpose and Function of Law
Definitions/Interpretations
History of Law
Constitutional Safeguards
United States Constitution
Virginia Constitution
Search and Seizure
Investigative Detention/Terry Stop
Exigent Circumstances
Consensual Encounters
Probable Cause
Criminal Procedures
Police Functions
Laws of Arrests
Arrest Procedures
Classifications of Crimes
Misdemeanors
Felonies
Major Felonies in Virginia
Elements of Crime - Code of Virginia § 18.2
Elements
Intent
Principals
Accessories

Basic Law - 4 hours
Juvenile Law
Juvenile Arrest Procedures 
Juvenile Court Procedures

Crimes Against Peace and Order
Crimes Against Health and Safety
Crimes Against Persons
Crimes Involving Fraud
Crimes Against Property
Laws Regarding the Use of Force/Liability Issues - 4 hours
Use of Force 
Deadly Force
Reasonable and Unreasonable Excessive Force
Justifiable Deadly Force
Liability Issues
Civil Liability
Criminal Liability

Obtaining an Arrest Warrant/Virginia Uniform Summons - 4 hours
Police Functions
Appearing Before a Magistrate
Types of Warrants to Obtain
Serving a Warrant
Virginia Uniform Summons
Issuing

Rules of Evidence - 1 hour
Definition of Evidence
Rules
Types
Requirements
Admissibility of Evidence
Hearsay Rules
Exclusionary Rules
Exculpatory Evidence
Integrity of Evidence
Chain of Custody


Court Room Testimony - 1 hour
Testimony
Articulating Training and Experience Testifying


06I Special Conservator of the Peace ($95.00)
Special Conservator of the Peace In-Service training must be completed every 12 months, prior to expiration.  As with the entry level course, all appropriate DCJS forms and fees must be submitted to successfully re-qualify as a Special Conservator of the Peace.

Hours of Training: 8

07E Firearms Entry Level - Private Investigator/Armored Car Personnel  ($95.00)
Proper Care and Maintenance of the Firearm
Civil Liability of the Use of Firearms
Criminal Liability of the Use of Firearms
Firearms Retention and Storage
Deadly Force
Justifiable Deadly Force
Range Safety
Principles of Marksmanship
Practical Firearms Handling and Safety
Judgmental Shooting
Dim Low Level Light Shooting Familiarization

*price includes the range fee, a free one year range membership, targets and firearms rental​

Course Time: Varies Between Each Class



​07R Handgun Re-training ($70.00)


*price includes the range fee, a free one year range membership, targets and firearms rental


Course Time: 4 Hours




75E Firearms Entry Level - SCoP/Security Officers ($145.00) 

Proper Care and Maintenance of the Firearm
Civil Liability of the Use of Firearms
Criminal Liability of the Use of Firearms
Firearms Retention and Storage
Deadly Force
Justifiable Deadly Force
Range Safety
Principles of Marksmanship
Practical Firearms Handling and Safety
Judgmental Shooting
Dim Low Level Light Shooting Familiarization

*price includes the range fee, a free one year range membership, targets and firearms rental

Course Time: Varies Between Each Class


08E Shotgun Entry Level ($55.00)
Safe and Proper Use and Handling of the Shotgun
Nomenclature
Positions and Combat Loading Techniques
Decision-Making for the Officer with the Shotgun
Transition from Sidearm to Shotgun
Shotgun Retention and Proper Use of a Sling

*price includes the range fee, a free one year range membership, targets and firearms rental


Course Time: 4 Hours


​08R Shotgun Re-training ($45.00)


*price includes the range fee, a free one year range membership, targets and firearms rental


Course Time: 3 Hours


OC (Oleoresin Capsicum) Pepper Spray (6VAC 20-171-220) ($50.00)
Level2: This is defined as an indirect or secondary contact with OC. A level 2 contamination is the result of attempting to control or physically touch another person, or item which has had a level 1 contamination. Moving into control an aggressor who has just received a level 1 contamination may result in a level 2 contaminations to the individual employing the OC. General Information, Number of Bursts, Flammability, Area Recovery, Storage and Shelf life.

How to Use OC:
General After Use Guidelines and Post Exposure Cleansing
Skin Sensitivity, Effects on the Eyes and Respiratory System
Heat of OC, Concentration Levels and Calculating Capsaicin Content
Spray Patterns
Material Safety Data Sheets
Resistance and Control Management
Officer and Individual Factors and Escalation Through the Levels of Control
Elements of Reporting Resistance and Control
Principles of Balance, Movement, Center and Reaction Time
Recognizing the Threat
Defensive Position
Relative Positioning
Drawing Techniques
Spraying techniques for single or multiple aggressors
Contact and Cover System
Moving Attack
Ground Defense
Defense from an OC Attack

Hours of Training: 2

Handgun Proficiency Training Course (CCW/CHP Class) $95.00
Class consist of the following training in conjunction with the State of Virginia code.

 Basic Handgun knowledge and safety
Shooting fundamentals
Handgun Cleaning and Storage
Range Qualification

 Hours of Training: 3


Womens Handgun & Alternative Tactics (W.H.A.T. Now) $85.00

Program is designed specifically for females to promote basic firearms handling and techniques

- Safe Firearm Handling

- Safe Firearm Storage

- Cleanning and Maintenance

- Shooting Fundamentals

- Ammunition and Caliber Options

- Firearms Concealment Concerns

- Shoot or Don't Shoot Discussion

- Review VAC 18.2-308 (How to Apply)

- Firearm Recreational Shooting Activities

- OC Brands

- OC Types of Spray

- Basic OC Handling

- Methods of Spraying OC

- Using OC

 Hours of Training: 4-5 hours

Adult First Aid/CPR ($65.00)

 Hours of Training: 2


Utah Concealed Firearms Permit Class ($80.00) 

 Hours of Training: 4

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