The Enhanced Security Guard Program is intended to support and complement the current security guard training and counter terrorism efforts in the State of New York. Through this program, security guards will gain an increased level of training and knowledge pertaining to security concerns and terrorism related issues in support of their role as security specialists and the responsibilities inherent within the purview of their profession.
All students must be Security Guards as defined in the New York State General Business and Executive Laws or management/staff members working within, for, or with a licensed security entity. The New York State Office of Homeland Security Enhanced Security Guard Training Program is an extension of previously provided training governed by New York State Law. Therefore, security guards receiving this training must have satisfactorily completed all necessary training requirements.
This Course is intended to provide attendees with the training and skills necessary to:
improve observation, detection and reporting skills;
improve coordination with local police, fire and emergency services;
provide and improve skills in working with advanced security technology including surveillance and access control procedures.