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Explore the answers to practical questions of crime, adequate home security and personal safety and property protection offered by homeland security experts in these courses.

Business Security/Emergency Preparedness
Through a series of half-day and one-day courses, your personnel can develop the knowledge and skills they need to plan for and mitigate the emergency situations they may encounter. Course series includes:

Advanced Leadership Training   prepares senior personnel for their roles in emergency situations when the need for effective leadership is heightened.
Decision-Making and Problem Solving in Emergency Situations   teaches models and techniques for crisis situations, including information needs and gathering, rapid decision-making under pressure and problem solving.
Business Continuity Planning   is a blueprint for ensuring that your emergency response is fully developed and ready for your staff to use. The course presents an overview of the emergency management planning process and approaches to disaster mitigation.
Building Effective Security Teams   prepares security team leaders to build comprehensive and cohesive teams.
Customer Service for the Security Manager   addresses protocols necessary to handle customer/visitor concerns without compromising security requirements
Customer Service for Frontline Security Personnel    gives instruction on how to effectively and personably request identification, address access restrictions and conduct searches.
Serving the Customer in an Emergency   offers sensitivity skills and helpful techniques for dealing with staff, customers and visitors during a crisis situation
Leadership in Times of Crisis   is a capstone course that provides program review of key concepts and helps participants incorporate those into an emergency plan in a coherent and consistent fashion.

Professional Development for Frontline Security Personnel, Law Enforcement Officers and Correctional Officers
These intensive training programs taught by certified professionals, enhance the performance of a variety of law enforcement professions at various levels.

Security/Public Safety Officer Training is a series of nine half-day sessions that prepares officers to provide effective security and public safety service by exposing them to fundamental techniques and concepts such as:

  • Maryland law
  • Arrest law and procedure
  • Juvenile law and procedure
  • Search law and procedure
  • Seizure and control of evidence
  • Interviewing witnesses and taking statements
  • Courts and judicial proceedings
  • Report writing
  • Official conduct
First Responder Certification    is an advanced 40-hour first-aid course approved by MIEMSS to prepare personnel to become certified pre-hospital providers for the State of Maryland's Emergency Medical System.
ASP Baton Certification   a one-day course, is designed for security/public safety personnel who will carry and deploy the ASP Baton in the course of their duties. Participants must be employed by a registered security/public safety agency.
Pepper Spray and Handcuff Certification  

is a one-day course for security/public safety personnel who will carry and deploy pepper spray and handcuffs in the course of their duties. Participants must be employed by a registered security/public safety agency.

Effective Report Writing   assists law enforcement officers, private security personnel, public safety officers, correctional officers and other criminal justice professionals in providing clear and concise written reports of incidents.
Investigation of Sex Offenders   helps law enforcement personnel develop the knowledge and skills needed for the investigation of sex offenders.

Legal Issues Series
These courses explore various topics in law for both personal enrichment and professional development.

Legal Issues Series   These courses explore various topics in law for both personal enrichment and professional development.
Essential Legal Documents    improves your understanding of legal documents that you should use in order to protect your assets and direct your affairs in the event you became incapacitated
Entertainment Law   explores the legal and business aspects of film, music, literary and graphic arts.
Essential Elder Law   is a must for seniors and family members who want to learn more about the legal facets related to the care and support and of senior citizens.
Legal Resources for Consumers   examines resources available to the public that address legal questions concerning civil/criminal records, licensing, health/medical, estate planning, taxes, unclaimed property, and more.
Worker's Compensation Law   addresses issues of compensation and the rights of the employer and the employee when a Worker's Compensation claim is filed.
Personal Protection   These courses examine precautionary measures consumers can take to avoid being victimized.
Safeguard You Home and Property   offers information and safety measures that can be used to help everyone safeguard their homes against burglaries and theft.
Identity Theft: What You Need to Know to Protect Yours   offers solid information to help protect your identity, your credit and your good name. If you are already one of nearly a million victims of this crime, learn what steps you can take to prevent further damage.

For more information or if a topic that you are interested in is not listed, please contact: Tanya Jones, 443-840-3740 or e-mail:

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