CCUPCA To Train New Security Officers

LOS ANGELES – The California College and University Police Chiefs Association (CCUPCA) announces it will be presenting “Introduction To Campus Security” June 1 and 2 at Vanguard University in Costa Mesa, Calif.

The course has been designed by the private college and university professionals of CCUPCA for new security officers in the private sector. Topic covered will include:

  • History and development of campus security
  • Role and responsibility of college/university security officers
  • Legal authority of campus security officers
  • Security awareness in the educational environment
  • Tactics for responding to trespassers and weapons
  • Disaster preparedness and crisis management
  • Fire prevention
  • Mediation and conflict resolution
  • Campus search and seizure laws
  • Crimes against property on the campus
  • Weapons and explosive devices on campus
  • Liability on and off the campus
  • Crimes against the person on campus
  • Student records
  • Dealing with disturbances
  • Tactics for crowd/event management
  • The security officer and student discipline
  • Search and seizure
  • Parking and traffic control
  • Suicide prevention and mental health

Students will receive certificates upon successful completion of the course. For more information, contact CCUPCA at (866) 484-5302 or register online at

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