Private Security Academy

Montgomery County Community College is authorized to conduct classes that provide the information to those individuals in pursuing a career in private security. This program is a collaboration between Montgomery County Community College, Public Safety and private security. Courses will be instructed by personnel in both Law Enforcement and Private Security. Upon successful completion of this program, the student will possess the skills and knowledge sought after by employers in the private security field.

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For more information, contact Public Services Training at 610-278-0659 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Major Topics of Instruction

Modern Security
Physical Training
Retail Theft
Fraud Investigations
Emergency Response
Security Tools
Vehicle Operation
Types of Security
Defensive Tactics
Report Writing
First Aid/CPR
Security Law
Technology and Security
Courtroom Testimony

New Instruction

The Private Security Academy, in conjunction with noted security and investigative professionals, is now offering training to BOUNCERS who work in licensed establishments. Successful candidates will be classified as Protection and Safety Services (PASS) Agents, and completion of the course will satisfy newly-enacted legislation regulating employees of licensed establishments in Philadelphia.

For more information, contact Public Services Training at 610-275-4576 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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