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