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Use of Force for the Security Officer

4-Hour Course


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Enroll today to learn about the Use of Force for Security Officers.  This course will overview the use of force and different levels of force needed when assessing situations.  Included in the final section of the course are guidelines for report writing for Use of Force Incidents.

Enroll today to enhance your investigative skills. NITA’s training is written by experts with decades of industry experience and knowledge. Our training is offered 100% online and 100% on-demand.

Study on your own time and your own schedule.


Course Outline
  1. NITA Course Introduction
  2. Use of Force Continuum
  3. How the laws differ for Law Enforcement
  4. Tools and Liability Associated with Use of Force
  5. Five levels of the Use of Force Continuum
  6. The Preferred Method for Use of Force
  7. Assessing the Situation
  8. Report Writing Guidelines

Course Description

This professional development training course teaches the concepts of the use of force, including continuum levels, assessing a situation, the type of force to use, and how to use reasonable force. The course concludes with examples of report writing for use-of-force incidents.

Course Outcome

Security Professionals will have the ability to learn at their own pace and complete four (4) hours of dynamic training to further enhance their security career.

Course Completion

All courses include an end-of-course examination. Students must pass the exam to receive credit for the training. Certificates will be available online immediately for all students.

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