Guard II – Commissioned Special Police Officer, Unarmed

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Unarmed SPO shall possess arrest powers and be trained in the use of police batons, self-

protection techniques, patrol procedures, burglary prevention, Basic Training course and any

other requirements mandated by SOMB. Special Police Officers also shall meet and maintain a

current commission as stipulated in the most recent version of the District of Columbia

Municipal Regulations, Title 6A, and the Enhanced Professional Security Amendment

of 2006, throughout the contract period.

Duties

Duties shall include, but not be limited to:

 serving at a fixed post;

 making rounds on foot or by motor vehicle;

 escorting persons on government-owned and leased property;

 screening persons; packages and other items both electronically and physically;

 helping District employees and other persons inside the Facility, by answering questions

and providing directions.

Guards may be armed with police batons and shall be trained in their proper use. At no time shall

a security guard be required to carry any other weapon, search or detain personnel or affect an

arrest.

Qualifications

Security Guards – shall possess a high school education or GED and have two (2) years of experience

demonstrating.

 The ability to meet and deal successfully with the general public and to read, write and speak

the English language fluently;

 The ability to read, understands, and apply printed rules, detailed orders, instructions, and

training materials;

 The ability to maintain poise and self-control under duress.

 The ability to construct and write clear, concise, accurate and detailed reports in English.

 The ability, skill and knowledge to properly utilize X-Ray Machines, Magnetometers, ―Wands‖

and other Hand-Held electronic detection devices. To detect contraband, weapons and any

other illegal, destructive or incendiary device, whether on the person or secreted within

packages, bags, cases or other containers that are carried, possessed or under the control of

persons entering the Facility to which assigned.

 

C.12.7 Commissioned Special Police Officer, Unarmed –Shall include the qualifications

(C.6.4) and, in addition, the qualifications stipulated in the most recent version of the

District of Columbia Municipal Regulations, Title 6A and the Enhanced Professional

Security Amendment Act of 2006 and maintaining a current Commission.

C.12.8 Commissioned Special Police Officer, Armed – Shall include the qualifications listed

in C.9, and shall be required to be proficient in the use and safe handling of a firearm

as evidenced by a valid armed Special Police Officer’s Commission and training

documentation provided to the COTR.

C.12.9 Relief Guards – Security Guard Unarmed, Commissioned Special Police Officer,

Unarmed or Commissioned Special Police Officer, Armed Minimum Qualifications –

Shall include the qualifications listed in C.12 depending upon the post.

 

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