Philosophy, History & Purpose
The History and Philosophy of campus security is explored through the evolution of the security field. Along with learning the past and present operations of campus security, students will also learn what is being done to facilitate our jobs for the future.
Report Writing & Interviewing
Report Writing and Interviewing is an important aspect of a campus security officer’s job. This class teaches the importance of good interviewing and report writing skills. It will also demonstrate that campus security incident reports must correctly reflect and validate the officer’s field work. Students will be instructed in interviewing skills, writing reports, along why to write reports.
In this class, a member of the Maine Computer Crime Task Force will teach students the basic understanding of computer technology, its application to criminal endeavors along with issues associated with investigating computer crimes. Students will receive instructions on how to recognize potential sources of electronic evidence, how to respond to an electronic crime scene, and how to safely and methodically preserve the scene until the Computer Crime Task Force arrives to collect items of evidentiary value to be used in court proceedings.
Case studies of campus fires are reviewed during this class along with fire prevention programs that can be taught to the student body. Controlled burns of fuel and furniture are conducted so students can gain experience on extinguishing fires with water and chemical fire extinguishers.
Mediation of Law Enforcement
Officer Safety and Patrol Procedures
Proper patrol procedures and officer safety is taught to students to better prepare them for any incident they may encounter. A series of scenarios are conducted by actors allowing students to experience a variety of incidents in a controlled setting.
Control of Aggressive Behavior
Students are taught the do’s and don’ts of diffusing aggressive situations, from reading body language to proper verbal techniques. Simulated aggressive situations are conducted so students can practice the new techniques they are taught.
Gang Recognition is constantly changing with the times. The most up-to-date information on gangs and techniques are discussed in this class. Officers are taught ways they can protect themselves and their college community by knowing what signs to look for.
Responding to a Crime Scene
Crime Prevention & Analysis
Emergency Response to an Event
The Millennial Generation
Intro. to Executive Protection
Students are taught the growing trends that are occurring on college campuses nation wide. Numerous types of narcotics and paraphernalia are displayed to students so they may easily identify them. Controlled burns of different narcotics are also conducted to help the students recognize different smells.
Bomb Recognition & Suspicious Packages
Students learn the ins and outs of incendiary devices along with case studies and possible threats college campuses face. Actual examples of devices are on hand for observation and a controlled blast is conducted to show the impact of a blast.
Community Problem Solving
Responding to Emotionally Disturbed Persons