Corporate & Community Services: California Campus Security Officer

State law requires security guards in K-12 school districts and California community college districts to complete a course of training developed by Police Officer Standards of Training (POST) and the Bureau of Security and Investigative Services (BSIS). Instructor Bruce Rowe will provide the students with an understanding of the history and development of campus responsibilities in the educational environment, the school security officer’s professional image, structure and organization as they relate to campus personnel, ancillary groups and constituent groups. Two days of handcuffing techniques and officer safety are also discussed and practiced. Meets all requirements for California Senate Bill 1626. Fingerprinting ($76) and state licensing ($50) are required at the end of this course. There are no fingerprint requirements if the student possesses a valid California Guard Card and a valid firearms permit.
Fee: $70               

About the Instructor

Bruce Rowe’s career in the Security field began in the late 80’s as a Campus Security Officer, while attending college in Huntsville, Alabama. He has served both the private and public sectors, and is a former Captain and Senior Training Officer for the A.V.C. Campus Safety and Police Department. Mr. Rowe’s qualifications extend well beyond state compliance standards for the BSIS California Guard Card. He is CPR/First Aid/AED certified, has Tazer training, and holds Pepper Spray, Baton, and Fire Arms permits, as well as certifications for P.O.S.T.; C.E.R.T.; F.E.M.A; and L.A.S.D. Community Response training. Mr. Rowe has committed many service hours as a Volunteer on Patrol for the Palmdale Sheriff’s Department and brings a high standard of skills and integrity to his students.