Impact on techniques
Proactive vs. reactive
OBSERVATION TECHNIQUES Five senses:
Sight Hearing Taste Smell Touch
Attention to detail
Perception of what is observed
Reporting what is observed
Fallibility of senses
A momentary lapse in Attention
Defects of sensory equipment
Interpretation of sensory data
Faulty memory - delayed reporting time
Association with experience
Comprehending what you see
Observation reporting cannot:
Be in a hurry
Techniques used to develop powers of observation
Write down what you see and practice being accurate, clear, and concise
PATROL TASKS FOR SECURITY GUARDS
Identify the need to check the condition and status of the patrol vehicle, if applicable. ÿ Identify procedures to patrol potentially hazardous locations.
Identify proper procedures to patrol on foot or by car.
JLBC Cadets Identify incidents or potential problems related to patrol of parking lots.
Identify signs of illegal entry to buildings or grounds.
Identify factors indicating suspicious persons or vehicles.
Identify procedures to interview a suspicious person.
Identify circumstances typically requiring backup assistance.
Identify methods to advise employers of potentially hazardous conditions.
Identify strategies to assist elderly or disabled persons with mobility problems.