Sheldon C Martin is an approved JIBC British Columbia Instructor
Basic Security Training (BST)
Advanced Security Training (AST)
Defensive Tactics & Handcuffing Instructor
ADVANCED SECUIRTY TRAINING
TO ENROLL for an upcoming Advanced Security Training Course, or AST Recertification
please contact us by email. email@example.com
Once we have received your email expressing interest to enroll in an upcoming course, we will then forward you the AST participant registration form which is required to be completed then emailed back to your instructor to complete the registration process.
The information on the AST Registration form is pertinent for the Justice Institute of British Columbia to issue a student ID number for the exam which is taken through the JIBC after the AST Course or AST Recertification Course on your own and over seen by the Justice Institute.
Next Scheduled Course
Bayside Resort Hotel
THURSDAY, FRIDAY, SATURDAY 08:30 - 16:30
Registration Fee $420.00 Including GST
Recertification $180.00 Including GST
RECECTIFICATION Saturday @ 08:15am - 16:30
Minimum 6 participants per course
Currently have 2 participants enrolled for this three-day course
Course registration fee is payable by e-transfer payable to firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact us by email to register.
Please note registration fills up quickly so it is important for you to submit your registration form back to us by email right away.
If we do not receive the required registration form, you will not be registered for the course, and a seat will not be reserved for you.
In complete application forms will not be accepted so it is important you fill out the form the best you can.
Please do not use your work email address use your personal email address as this is where your student login information will be emailed to you
You will receive an email from the Justice Institute of British Columbia with your student login details to take the AST online exam 2 days prior
the scheduled AST Course and AST Recertification course.
You can only take the AST exam if you have successfully completed the full Advance Security Training Course.
the 3, day Advance Security Training Course.
Payment for the Advanced Security Training Course is due upon registration.
In the event the AST Course or AST Recertification course has to be cancelled you will receive a full refund.
We reserve the right to cancel an AST Course if there are not enough applicants to run a course or in the event of an unforeseen emergency. Secure payment information will be sent to you when payment is due.
POWERS OF ARREST – SECTION 494
What is an Arrest?
An Arrest is the process of detaining an individual for the purposes of investigating the individual’s possible involvement in a criminal activity. It is important to realize that an individual who has been arrested still has rights, and you must be respectful of those rights.
Section 494 of the Criminal Code of Canada (CCC) grants certain powers to persons making arrests under specific circumstances. One circumstance is in relation to a “criminal offence”. For purposes of the Criminal Code, this offence is any federal offence, whether in the Criminal Code or any other federal piece of legislation. The category includes summary, indictable, and dual offences. It does not include offences under provincial or municipal legislation.
Powers of Arrest
One of the core rights of any member of society is freedom. The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms guarantees that an individual can only be deprived of his/her liberty if he/she has done something that runs so counter to the rights of other members of society that that freedom should be taken away. As you will appreciate, this is a very high standard to achieve. What authority do you have, as a security guard, to make an arrest?
Section 495 governs the arrest of individuals by those employed as police officers. Section 494 of the Criminal Code governs when a member of the public can make an arrest. Persons providing security services are not employed as peace officers. They are treated as members of the public for the determination of powers of arrest.
With the proper security guard training and preparation, candidates will feel confident that they possess the proper knowledge regarding health and safety, use of force, communication and radio 10 codes, and general report writing practices required on the job.
Preventing a Breach of the Peace
Section 30 of the Criminal Code provides authority for everyone (including a member of the public) to prevent or detain any person who commits a breach of the peace. Although there is no specific Criminal Code offence of breach of the peace, the section provides a sort of preventive remedy. The purpose in detaining the individual must be to interfere with or prevent the continuance of a disturbance, and must be for the purpose of giving the person into the custody of a peace officer. This provision is intended to protect those people assisting police in circumstances amounting to a riot. It should not be relied upon in any lesser circumstance.
Security Guards may encounter situations where they need to deal with indictable, summary, or criminal offences. They need to be able to accurately identify and categorize offences when on duty and understand how to perform a citizen’s arrest according to the Criminal Code of Canada.
CRIMINAL CODE OF CANADA
Types of Offences
There are three types of offences in the Criminal Code of Canada differentiated by the severity and nature of the offence committed. This presents a serious issue for Security Guards as it may impact their legal ability to affect an arrest.
Offences punishable under Summary Conviction are the least serious of offences in the Criminal Code. Unlikely, except in extreme circumstances involving repeat offenders, individuals are subject to a maximum penalty of 6 months imprisonment and a fine of up to $5000.00. In most cases, the sentences are less than the maximum penalty; however Summary Conviction offences are among the least serious. Incidents involving violence, the possession of large quantities of drugs or weapons, and crimes of a sexual nature are typically not punishable under Summary Conviction.
Offences punishable under Indictment represent the most serious offences such as Murder, Aggravated Sexual Assault, Kidnapping, and Robbery to name a few. Such offences carry serious penalties which usually involve long-term imprisonment, and sometimes even include a minimum mandatory sentence to be served. A guilty finding for these offences will usually incur at least one year imprisonment.
Finally, Dual Procedure or Hybrid offences are those which can include differing levels of severity. In such cases, the Crown is given the option of proceeding under Indictment or Summary Conviction based on their interpretation of events. For example, two individuals are arrested and charged for theft. One person stole a handful of chocolate bars valued at $5.00, while the other stole $4900.00 worth of property.
Since the value of both incidents is less than $5000.00, they are both technically arrested for the same crime: CCC S.334(b) Theft Under $5000.00. As there is a great difference between the two incidents, the Crown would most likely, if proceeding with charges, charge the candy bar thief with a Summary Conviction Offence, and the other thief with an Indictable Offence. In all cases involving a Dual Procedure offence, the offence is deemed to be held under Indictment unless otherwise applied by the Crown.
Security Guards are responsible for knowledge of Section 494 and should remember this section when taking the Advanced Security Training Course (AST )
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Sheldon Martin is a certified Martial Arts Instructor, and Self Defense Instructor as well CPO Certified Protection Officer but most importantly
he will be teaching his students self-protection, and situational awareness. Being in the security industry and working in the field I understand the risks we face every day. It can be verbal abuse, it can be physical abuse, or a knife attack. Times are changing what training are you taking to keep up with the current changes and risks in your employment. One course could save your life or the life of another
This course is offered in British Columbia and Alberta contact us for more information if you would like to participate in our next class.
When the ability to disengage is not an option you need to be prepared to defend yourself.
USE OF FORCE
As a Security personnel/guard, you are authorized to use force as much as necessarily to protect the others from what is objectively and reasonably believed to be an imminent threat of death or serious bodily harm.
USE OF FORCE
HANDCUFFS AND BATON
In this use of force three-day course, prepare to be active, to observe, and to learn. Our trainings are demanding because we want to be sure we taught you everything you need to know, from adequate use of force to proper care of arrested prisoners. You will be prepared to react quickly and move adequately and in patterns.
USE OF FORCE training will also provide answers on Positional Asphyxiation and equip you with knowledge to recognize and deal with Excited Delirium. And this is just the beginning.
USE OF FORCE HANDCUFFS AND BATON In-class Training