Chapter 14

Observe and Report

Abstract

This chapter shows the student what is involved in fully observing a situation and collecting all the data that accompanies the incident. An accurate observation requires using all of one's senses to fully grasp all of the surrounding information. Various practices and methods are covered, all of which contribute to a security officer adequately handling an incident. Lastly, the chapter addresses the significance of collecting critical data and presenting this information in an accessible manner.

Keywords

Attention; Perception; Report; Search; Senses
Security officers will often have to rely on their own senses when they are observing a situation that ultimately requires their intervention to one extent or another. ...

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