Private Security Officer Training

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The Private Security Officer Training course

This is a 48 hour course designed to train Security Officers in basic duties and requirements as a security officer in compliance to the Wichita City Code. Upon successful completion of the Basic PSOT course, students will receive a certificate of completion from WATC and may apply for the permanent security permit issued by the training department of the Wichita Police department. Temporary security permit from Wichita Police department is recommended.

2018 Class Schedule

Jan. 22 – Feb. 8 Basic PSOT

Feb. 19 – Mar. 8 Basic PSOT

Mar. 26 – April 12 Basic PSOT

April 30 – May 17 Basic PSOT

WATC_southside center

Southside Center

4501 East 47th Street South | Wichita, KS 67210 | 316.677.1500 Driving Directions

Campus Hours

Monday – Thursday 8am-6pm*
Friday 9am-5pm*

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Second Floor

Program Topics in order of presentation

Orientation
Histories and Duties
City Code Chapter 3.72
Critical Ordinances
Civil Liability
Effective Communications and Public Relations
Ethics and Professional Behavior
Cultural Awareness
Fixed Posts and Patrol Procedures
Use of Force
PPCT
Handcuffing
Overview of the Criminal Justice System
Note Taking and Report Writing
Courtroom Testimony
Crime Scene Protocol
Sexual Harassment
Workplace Violence
Crime Prevention
Vehicle Approach and Contact
Defensive Driving
Fire Safety
Bomb Procedure
Building Search
Crowd Management
Edge Weapon Defense
InCop – Information Collection on Patrol
Interviewing
Scenario
Baton
OC Spray
Test

Please note that class capacity is 30 students per class. We encourage early enrollment and payment to secure a seat. Participants must attend all 48 hours of the course in order to receive a certificate.

All classes are held at WATC located at 4501 E. 47th St. S. Classes are held from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday.

Enrollment fee is $150.00 per person per class and must be paid by the Friday before class starts. Refund policy is 100% refund of tuition if cancellation is received by Friday before class starts. No refunds after the close of class. There will be a $25 late fee for any payments made after the beginning of class. Classes may be cancelled due to low enrollment.


For more information, contact:

Matt Vogt | 316-677-1914

mvogt@watc.edu

For enrollment questions please contact:

Jenna Randall | 316-677-1009

jrandall4@watc.edu

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Wichita Area Technical College
4004 N Webb Rd
Wichita, Kansas, 67226
Phone: 316-677-9400
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