Starting With The Basics: State Certification Training

State Certification Training

In today’s ever-changing security landscape, the need for well-trained and reliable security guards has never been more critical. At Northwest Enforcement, we take great pride in providing top-notch training that goes beyond the minimum requirements. We are proud to offer an in-house training program that infuses required skills with our core values. Our approach ensures that our officers are equipped with the necessary tools, knowledge, skills, and character to excel in their roles.

Comprehensive State-of-the-Art Training:

When it comes to initial training, we believe in starting with the basics. In both Oregon and Washington, obtaining a certification in state security is a crucial first step. All of our state certification training programs are conducted by Northwest Enforcement team members. They provide a solid foundation for our officers and include a focus on our key values.

Northwest Enforcement State Certification Training Offerings:

Our training programs cover all the essential aspects required by Oregon and Washington state for certification.

Curriculum Overview

Our comprehensive courses focus on the following topics:

  • Understanding the Regulatory Bodies: Introduces the key regulatory bodies in the state security realm.
  • Building the Foundation: Lays the groundwork for private security by exploring the definition of private security and the minimum standards and requirements set by the respective states.
  • Navigating Legal Boundaries: Covers on the differences between tort law and criminal law and the limited authority of private security personnel.
  • Ensuring Compliance and Rights: Focuses on detaining, holding, searching individuals and property, and surveillance law. Includes civil rights and avoiding disability discrimination.
  • Criminal Offenses and Evidence Handling: Covers different classes of offenses, criminal liability, and the distinction between property crimes and person crimes.
  • Developing Essential Skills: Focuses on communication, decision-making, and problem-solving skills, all of which are vital for private security personnel.
  • Protocols and Procedures: Teaches post orders, patrol procedures, maintaining situational awareness, and responding to emergency services.
  • Safety and Interactions: Covers safety protocols, interacting with victims, witnesses, and suspects, and how to collaborate effectively.
  • Handling Emergencies: Includes medical emergencies, fire detection reporting and safety, the Good Samaritan Act
  • Addressing Current Threats: Discusses current security trends, including active shooter and active threat situations, potential terrorist targets, handling bombs and suspicious packages, and recognizing and reporting suspicious activities.
  • Report Writing: Teaches essential report-writing skills. Proper documentation is crucial for legal and operational purposes.

From legal aspects to practical skills, our certification curriculum equips individuals with the knowledge and tools they need to thrive at Northwest Enforcement. With this certification, security personnel can provide effective and responsible protection to clients and the public alike.

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Our Commitment to Character:

Above all, we firmly believe that character is just as crucial as capability when it comes to selecting officers. We hold our security personnel to the highest ethical standards. Our core values ensure that they possess the integrity and reliability necessary for the role. We take the time to thoroughly assess each candidate, conducting rigorous background checks and evaluations. We guarantee that we only hire those whose character we have complete confidence in.

Our commitment to excellence and integrity sets us apart. Our in-house approach to training ensures our security officers are well-prepared to handle any situation they may encounter. With Northwest Enforcement, you can trust that your security needs are in capable hands.