80 Hours (56 lecture, 24 laboratory) 4 units
1st 8 weeks of Spring semester
Tues. & Thurs. nights, 7-10pm, and some Saturdays.
This course involves a study of the criminal justice system and the role of the private security sector; the law relative to arrest, search, and moral, legal, and ethical use of force as a private security person. Emphasis is placed on security operations, emergency medical procedures, public relations, report writing, and career opportunities in contract as well as proprietary security services.
The Security Academy includes state certifications in:
HOW TO APPLY:
Apply to the college at www.grossmont.edu, and then register for the course through WebAdvisor.
You may contact the Grossmont College Administration of Justice Office (AOJ) at (619) 644-7323 if you have questions, or you can send an email to email@example.com.
Students are responsible for purchasing at their own expense:
Graduates of the Security Academy who wish to obtain state licenses must pay state licensing fees for the guard, baton, tear gas, and exposed firearms permits.
COURSE COST / FEES:
You are responsible for Live Scan fees, which can be as much as $100 for fingerprint clearance for the DOJ (Dept. of Justice), for firearms permit only. Parking & health fees are extra: full semester permit. $40 or $2 per day; health fee $18. Weapons and targets are provided.
Note: To obtain licenses from the State of California, applicants must meet the following conditions: