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Security Officer Academy

Public Safety Security
The Prince George's Community College Security Officer Training Academy is an intensive 80 hour program that satisfies the increasing demands of the security industry. This unarmed training program will prepare the student for entry into the challenging field of private security. Training for job opportunites in a growing market is offered at a minimal cost of $368.00 (includes tuition of $285.00/background fee $68.00/ registration fee $15.00) Additional fees apply for out of county residents. Textbook required.

Topics that will be covered are:

  • Ethics and Professionalism
  • Patrol and Observation
  • Arrest Powers and the Law
  • Emergency Procedures
  • First Aid
  • Terrorism and Unknown Substances
  • Customer Service

If you are looking for a career challenge in an ever growing market this program is for you.  

Contact Information


Public Safety and Security Institute

Diane Salen



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