Security Guard Training Services

American Security Officers Academy, an in-house security guard training company was established in 1993 to meet the security needs of the community and business sector is owned and operated by James Black Jr. American Security Officers Academy works in collaboration with BlackHawk Security Services Inc. to provide training, background screening and development of commissioned and non-commissioned security officers.

The primary function of a Security Officer is to protect the assets of his or her employer. At times, the Security Officer can be faced with critical decisions such as whether or not to detain an individual under certain circumstances, or make a lawful arrest, or “when to use necessary force to detain a citizen”. It is imperative for Security Officers to understand and follow these guidelines in order to remove liabilities from oneself, employer and /or the perpetrator.

American Security Officers Academy provides basic, extensive and comprehensive training for Security Officers in the following areas of crime prevention.

Security Training Course Overview

  • Firing Range
  • Powers & Authority
  • Criminal Laws vs. Civil Laws
  • Use of Force
  • Protection of Persons
  • Protection of Property
  • Penal Codes

All training classes include the State of Texas Mandated Level I, II, III and VI courses in addition to Investigation training.

Security Training

  • Lecture: Pre-Range Firearm Training
  • Firearm Training and Range Qualifications
  • Authority To Arrest Under Texas Law
  • Physical Security Controls
  • Interviews
  • Investigations
  • Investigations
  • Field Notes
  • Report Writing
  • Bomb Threats
  • Career and Professional Development
  • Security as a Service Organization
  • Communication
  • Public and Community Relations
  • Defense Tactics
  • Parking Lot Safety
  • Violence in the Workplace
  • Biological/Chemical Mail Threat Response
  • Introduction to the Act and Board Rules
  • Introduction to Patrol Procedures
  • Narcotics and Alcohol

Security Training

  • Personal Protection (Body Guard)
  • Private Investigations
  • Hospital Security
  • Hospital Vulnerabilities
  • Business Office
  • Dietary Services
  • Pharmacy/Controlled Drugs
  • Security in the Nursing Units
  • Ancillary Services
  • Hospital Safety
  • Hospital Organization
  • Handling the Disturbed Patient, Visitor or Employee
  • Infant Security

For more information or enrollment into the Academy Please Contact Our Office at 713-526-7477.