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Legal And Regulatory Issues In Security Management

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This course examines legal, regulatory, ethical, and policy issues that influence the work performance of security personnel. It also discusses the potential consequences of non-compliance for individuals and institutions.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5

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    Regulatory Compliance in Security Operations

    • Dissect the investigative process and sanctions associated with regulatory compliance.
    • Identify environmental regulations that impact security operations.
    • Assess the value of developing internal investigation and compliance motivation capabilities.
    • Explore common regulatory workplace laws including the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and lesser-known regulations such as maritime law, which affects certain aspects of the security industry.

    Ethical Concepts in Security

    • Examine traditional theories of ethics.
    • Apply traditional ethical concepts to modern business and security operations.
    • Compare corporate social responsibility and ethics.

    Security Policies and Procedures

    • Outline the reasons for regulating the behaviors of employees and customers in various business environments.
    • Examine the authority of an organization to develop regulatory policies and procedures.
    • Dissect the appropriate procedures for enforcing institutional policies.
    • Determine the nature and types of sanctions private organizations can employ.

    Laws for Public and Private Police Personnel

    • Identify the laws related to temporary detention and custodial arrest.
    • Discuss the laws that govern search and seizure.
    • Describe the use of force continuum and the authority to use force.
    • Contrast the different limitations of authority imposed on public officers and private security personnel.

    Civil Law and Institutional Liability

    • Differentiate between civil and criminal law.
    • Outline the fundamentals of tort law.
    • Determine the potential for civil liability associated with security operations.
    • Analyze the impact of security operations on an individual’s right to privacy.
    • Examine how regulatory compliance training mitigate institutional liability through meaningful documentation.
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