Security Assessment for Law Enforcement Officers Seminar Curriculum


  • The Role of Security Assessments in Effective Crime Prevention Strategies
  • Mechanical Locking Devices and Door Systems
  • Electronic Access Control Systems


  • Intrusion Detection (Security Alarm) Systems
  • Video Surveillance Systems
  • Tailgating


  • Security Lighting
  • Use of Biometrics in Crime Prevention
  • Fences and Exterior Intrusion Sensors
  • Use of Automatic Gates
  • Introduction to Money and Fire Safes
  • Bollards and Other Vehicle Barriers
  • Wayfinding and Signage for Security
  • Security for Public Restrooms
  • Loading Dock Security
  • Concentric Circles of Protection
  • Conflicts Between Security and Life Safety Codes
  • Security of Warehouse and Distribution Centers


  • Guidelines and Format for the Conduct of Security Surveys
  • How to Conduct an Assessment of Risks, Threats and Vulnerabilities
  • Use of a CAP Index Report
  • Premises Liability and Negligent Security
  • Integrating CPTED Strategies into a Security Assessment
  • How to Prepare and Write a High Quality Security Assessment Report
  • Top 15 Problems Found During Security Assessments
  • Certification Exam Review


  • Duress Alarms and Hold-up Alarms
  • LEED and CPTED – Conflict and Compatibility
  • Procedural Issues for a Security Assessment
  • Protecting Exterior Communication Infrastructure
  • Use and Application of Delayed Egress Locking Systems on Exit Doors
  • Development of Physical Security Standards
  • Chemical/Biological/Radiological Security of the Building Envelope
  • Comparing CPTED Surveys and Security Surveys
  • Security Incident Reporting System
  • Employee Security Awareness
  • Review of Law Enforcement Officer’s Security Assessment Guide
  • Conclusion – Certification Exam