Specific skills and instruction for identifying risks and vulnerabilities and making recommendations for improvements in existing facilities, campuses and communities
November 15-19, 2021 | 11am - 3pm ET each day
Security Expertise Matters
Businesses, government agencies, schools and other organizations turn to law enforcement and security professionals to develop crime prevention strategies for protecting their most critical assets.
Many people who work in security and law enforcement, however, have not received adequate training in security fundamentals or guidance on how to conduct effective security assessments.
Security Assessments allow you to identify security risks and vulnerabilities and recommend improvements.
Anyone involved in securing businesses, residences, communities, institutions and other facilities will benefit from this program.
ACPI CERTIFICATION PROGRAM
A comprehensive training and certification program covering advanced security assessment techniques that can be implemented for virtually all types of facility. This program is presented online, eliminating the need for travel and allowing you to interact with your instructor and peers.
Reduce crime risk for your community, business or institution
Provide proactive services to enhance relationships in your community
Establish credibility as a security and crime prevention professional
Develop skills needed to advance your career in security or law enforcement
Obtain Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credit towards ASIS certifications
44 Topic Areas
Online Community Forum
Who Should Attend?
Law Enforcement Personnel
Chief Security Officers
Security and Loss Prevention Professionals
School Security Officers
Security Solutions Providers
Participants who successfully complete the program will achieve lifetime recognition as a Certified Security Assessment Specialist by the American Crime Prevention Institute
A preview of what you will learn in this program - see Dan Keller provide an overview of the main features of security assessments.
Full Curriculum (click '+' for specific topics)
Introduction and Overview
The Role of Security Assessments in Crime Prevention
Physical, Environmental and Electronic Security considerations
Lock and Door Systems
Doors and Windows
Key Management and Control
Lighting - part 1
Lighting - part 2
Wayfinding and Signage
Bollards and Other Vehicle Barriers
Fences and Exterior Intrusion Sensors
Intrusion Detection Systems
Duress Alarms and Hold-Up Alarms
Electronic Access Control Systems
Using Biometrics in Crime Prevention
Preventing Electronic Access Control Tailgating
Delayed Egress Systems
Video Surveillance Systems
Chemical / Biological / Radiation (CBR) Safety
Procedures and Best Practices
Concentric Circles of Protection
Understanding the Risks of Local Crime
Premises Liability and Negligent Security
Conducting Security Surveys - part 1
Conducting Security Surveys - part 2
Procedural Issues for Security Assessments
Top Problems Found With Security Assessments
Conflicts Between Security and Life Safety Codes
Marketing of Recommended Security Standards
Building Security Ordinances
Commercial and Retail Businesses
Employee Security Awareness
External Communications Infrastructure
Warehouses and Distribution Centers
Youth-Focused Crime Prevention
Prevention of Rape and Sexual Assault
Prevention Drug-Facilitated Sexual Assault
Commercial/Retail Crime Prevention
Business Crime Watch
Organized Retail Crime
Automated Teller Machines
Houses of Worship
Professional Home Visitors
Additional Resources and Bonus Materials
Law enforcement agencies and security professionals should transform from reactive to proactive crime prevention resources
Dan brings more than 50 years of law enforcement and security experience. He developed the Security Assessment certification program and has trained thousands of law enforcement personnel and security professionals from throughout the world. Dan founded ACPI in 1998 after retiring as the Director of Public Safety at the University of Louisville, where he served for 26 years. Previously he served as the Assistant Director of Security at Southern Illinois University and founder and CEO of Aegis Protection Group and Aegis Security Design, a security consulting and engineering firm. He holds B.S. and M.B.A. degrees from Southern Illinois University and is a graduate of the FBI National Academy and the Southern Police Institute.
Simple Process. Extraordinary Value.
We provide highly flexible registration options. Register an individual using a credit card for immediate access. Register a group of people for an additional discount. If you are not able to pay by credit card, follow the link below to request an invoice to pay offline.
We understand it is not always possible for multiple people to attend.
$500 / person
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Programs of this nature typically cost thousands of dollars to attend, but we have worked to reduce the cost and disruption typically encountered when attending multi-day training in person as much as possible.
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