Training Programs

Providing basic, in-service training for every member of the staff is a complex, yet crucial task.

For the training to be effective, it must be on-going, relevant, and consistent. Quality training programs, covering a wide range of topics, are administered to all Security Officers at Bates College Security and Campus Safety. Current and well structured training programs are essential to an organization in order to maintain a prominent level of professionalism.

Some of the training that has been administered to all the Security Officers is as follows:

  • How to Control Aggressive Individuals
  • Use of Restraints
  • Instructions on Fire Safety and Responsibilities
  • Basic First Aid and Life Support
  • Hostage/Active Shooter Situations
  • Fitness For Duty
  • Public Relations
  • Parking Enforcement
  • Patrol Procedures
  • Basic CPR
  • Responding to a Hazardous Material Incident
  • Crime Scene Containment
  • Accident Avoidance
  • Interacting With Disturbed Persons
  • Report Writing
  • Legal Issues Parts 1 & 2
  • Human and Public Relations
  • Disaster Management
  • Bloodborne Pathogens Parts 1 & 2
  • Access Control
  • Loss Prevention
  • Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
  • Sexual Harassment and Objectional Behavior
  • Emergency Elevator Rescue
  • Myers Briggs Evaluation
  • Violence in the Workplace
  • Drug Awareness Seminar
  • Civil Rights Diversity Training
  • MOAB
  • All officers have been trained for bicycle patrol and some have recieved IPMBA certifications.
  • Federal & State Government Training via Justice Planning Management Associates Web Site

Many of our Security Officers have successfully completed the New England Campus Security Officers’ Training Academy (NECSOTA).