8 Hour Security Training Class – Act 208


Security Guard classes




All Training Class Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance after each Training Class is completed. To check for available dates of Training; please call 808-249-2090 or email des201009@gmail.com

Power to Arrest

  1.   HAR section 16-97-16(a) and HRS chapter 803
  2. What is an arrest and how is it done (HRS section 803-6)
  3. Who has the authority to arrest (HRS section 803-3)
  4. Use of force in making an arrest (HRS section 803-7)
  5. What is a false arrest
  6. Who can conduct an interrogation (HAR section 16-97-16(c))
  7. State and federal laws regarding the legal limitations on the actions of guards
  8. Techniques, liability, and company requirements relating to the arrest of an individual

Search and Seizure

  1. What is a search
  2. Types of searches
  3. What happens to seized property
  4. Stop and frisk (HAR section 16-97-16(b))
  5. Fruits of the crime
  6. Evidence collection and chain of evidence

Use of Force

  1. HAR section 16-97-16(d) and HRS chapter 703
  2. 18 U.S.C.A. section 242, deprivation of rights under color of law
  3. Prohibition on security guard carrying weapons (HAR section 16-97-17)
  4. Use of reasonable, necessary force (HRS chapter 703)

Access Control, Safety, Fire Detection and Reporting, and Emergency Response

  1. Access control for vehicles and personnel
  2. Warning signage/posting
  3. Automated access control systems
  4. Identification procedures and security identification
  5. Alarms and closed circuit television (CCTV)
  6. Trespass warnings, and what constitutes criminal trespass under HRS sections 708-813 and 708-814
  7. Safe work environment
  8. Emergencies (e.g., fires, power outages, earthquakes, hurricanes, tsunamis, etc.)
  9. Detecting fires
  10. Types of fire alarms and extinguishers
  11. Evacuation procedures and routes (e.g., stairs, elevators, hallways, doors, etc.)
  12. Emergency preparedness plan
  13. Emergency contact numbers
  14. Emergency response (e.g. bomb threats, hazardous chemical leaks, etc.)

Homeland Security Issues and Procedures

  1. U.S. Department of Homeland Security
    1. Background
    2. Areas of responsibility
    3. Types of security measures
  2. Current trends in domestic and international terrorism
  3. Counter-terrorism strategies
  4. How to identify threats before they happen
  5. How to assess a particular threat level

When and How to Notify Public Authorities

  1. Whom to notify during an emergency (e.g., fire, theft, attempted suicide, medical emergency,  natural disaster, workplace violence, etc.)
  2. When to notify public authorities
  3. How to notify appropriate public authorities

Techniques of Observation and Reporting of Incidents, Including How to Prepare an Incident Report

  1. Observation techniques
  2. Observing suspects/suspicious activity
  3. How to write detailed reports (who, what, why, when, where, and how)
  4. How to ask appropriate questions

The Fundamentals of Patrolling

  1. Patrolling techniques and methods
  2. Dealing with suspects/suspicious activity
  3. How to ask appropriate questions

Professional Ethics

  1. Ethics and professionalism
  2. Avoiding conflicts of interest
  3. Doing the right thing to protect persons and property

Professional Image and Aloha Training

  1. How to look and act professionally in all situations
  2. How to take pride in your work
  3. The importance of a good first impression
  4. How to show the “aloha spirit” (HRS section 5-7.5)