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DC SPO (Armed) $470, Pay half Now.

Sponsorship and Job Leads - Pay half Now, Pay Half later.

Duration: 40 hours Classroom, 2 hours range time

Date Location Class Size Class Time Instructor Availability
Register Now April 15 Monday
5 Day Class
District Heights, MD
7 - 14 Students 9:30am to 4:30pm John Ayala Space Available
Register Now April 29 Monday
5 Day Class
District Heights, MD
7 - 14 Students 9:30am to 4:30pm John Ayala Space Available
Register Now May 4 Saturday
2 Day Class
District Heights, MD
7 - 14 Students Weekend Class May 4th & 5TH, May 11th & 12th John Ayala Space Available
Register Now May 14 Tuesday
5 Day Class
District Heights, MD
7 - 14 Students 9:30am to 4:30pm John Ayala Space Available
Register Now May 19 Sunday
5 Day Class
District Heights, MD
7 - 14 Students 9:30am to 4:30pm John Ayala Space Available
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Description

Businesses are fast learning the value and importance of hiring Special Police Officers to protect their people and assets. 

The Archangel Armed SPO Course is the premier and most sought out training Academy Certification in Washington DC.

The 40-hour curriculum provides the confidence required to carry a firearm in pursuit of a professional career in the Security Industry.

The term Special Police Officer, is any person who is commissioned which have been approved pursuant to this act, and who may be authorized to carry a weapon. They are privately commissioned police officers with full arrest powers within an area or premises which the officer has been employed to protect.

Armed Special Police Officers are required to complete 40 Hours of Firearms Certification.
Students must score 43 out of 52 on the range to qualify to become an armed Special Police Officer.

Maryland Small Arms Range, Inc.

After completing the SPO course all applicants must follow instructions in the email that will be sent to you.

Any students who come to Maryland Small Arms Smelling like marijuana or alcohol will not be certified. 
  • Clothes you don’t want to get dirty – CLP and grease can ruin fabric
  • Flip-flops, crocs, sandals or open-toed shoes
  • Heavy clothing that weighs you down or overheats you
  • Short shorts
  • Tank tops or spaghetti strap shirts
  • V-neck or low-cut shirts
  • Anything that interferes with safety
All students must provide their own transportation to the gun range

Note: After completing the Course all students will receive a schedule for range certification. The range date will be on a weekday.  If you cannot come to the range on a weekday, please do not take this course. We do not go to the range on weekends. If you miss your range date, we will change you an additional $50. for a new range date.

After you receive your range certification it is your responsibility to hold on to it. If you need a replacement copy the fee is $100.

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Topics Covered

Firearm course includes classroom instruction to discuss the policy on: • Use of Force, Use of Force Continuum,

• Handling of services weapons,
• weapon safety,
• when SPO's may discharge their firearm and when discharging a firearm is prohibited.
• Cause of Firearm Accidents
• Weapon Safety rules
• Ammunition Components
• How to overcome Cartridge Malfunctions
• Clearing a Semi-Auto Malfunctions
• How to Make a Proper Grip
• Holster Safety
• Take weapon apart and put it back togeter

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Expectations and Outcomes

After completing our training course Archangel will sponsor the students. This will allow the students to receive their email commission (SPO license). Students will not receive a hard copy commission from Archangel because the student do not work for Archangel. 

Archangel does not guarantee employment with any of our permits or courses. Our sponsorship is intended to be temporary, as many employers desire their students to have their permits ahead of time despite the fact that a sponsoring employer is required for the application itself. When we receive notification of available contracts, the information is dispersed out to all students equally with the expectation that you will be putting in your own effort to reach out and make contact with prospective employers.


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Types

Security Training & Certification

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Documentation Requirements

Thank you for enrolling in Archangel Training Academy. 

Archangel Training Academy has been preparing individuals for careers in security and various law enforcement positions since 2012. In our proud history of providing excellence in training, thousands of our graduates have gone on to successful careers, to include the Department of Defense, the Metropolitan Police Department, WMATA Police and more.  Additionally, these students distinguish themselves by performing at the highest levels of our profession.

When you registered for class you paid $235.  The balance of $235 is due on the first day of class. 
This include Ammo and Range Fee. Cash app, Apple pay credit or debit cards are not accepted.

Additional training is required for Special Police officers to carry a baton, handcuffs and OC Spray with those additional hours being specified by the certifying organization for the brand that the Special Police officer will be carrying and is NOT included with the 40 hours SPO training. 

Archangel will provides:
1. Sponsorship
2. List of security agencies who may hire students.

Students will report to:

5758 Silver Hill RD,

District Heights, MD 20747.

Class starts at 09:30. Students must arrive between 8:30 and 9:15am. Any students who arrive after 0915 will not be allowed to participate in class and will have to return the following month.

This Special police Officer training course is designed for those who are beginner students looking to become Special police Officers, familiarize themselves with the uniform and equipment, de-escalation procedures, customer service and interaction with tourists, etc.  Upon completion of this course students will gain the letter needed in order to obtain the District of Columbia Special police officer armed License. 

You can now take the DC SPO Pre assessment course from the comfort of your own home and on various devices, such as; PC, Mac or tablet. The user-friendly course is easy to navigate and can be taken at your pace*. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to download a certificate of completion.

SET UP ACCT

When you set up your account you must put in your email you will receive a certificate after each lesson.  The acct will ask for the securiy agency name. Archangel Training Academy. You must print out each certificate. After all videos are completed, call our office to make an appointment to come to our office with all certificates to receive your paperwork for your sponsorship letter to receive your security license.

https://sgmnow.com?msopen=/member/plans/dd8d649f6d

Students use the above link to set up your account.  Each time you need to log in, students must go to the website home page: www.sgmtraining.com, select "Student Login ''.  Once you log in, you just click on your account, and  "Click here to go to videos' '. 

Here's a short video that explains the sign on process:

https://sgmnow.com/vod-employee-instructions

1.     INTRODUCTION TO SECURITY                           10.   FIRST AID & CPR 1 & 2

2.     UNIFORM AND EQUIPMENT                               11.   ACCESS CONTROL 1 & 2

3.     TERRORIST PATROL                                          12.   ACTIVE SHOOTER DEFENSE

4.      SEXUAL HARASSMENT                                     13.  FIRE WATCH 1 & 2

5.      SECURITY OFFICER SAFETY                             14.  MOBILE PATROL 1 & 2                      

6.      RESOLVING CONFLICTS                                   15.  SCHOOL SECURITY

7.      PUBLIC RELATIONS                                         16.  SHOPPING CENTERS RETAIL STORE LOSS PREVENTION

8.      REPORT WRITING 1 & 2                                   17.  Law of Arrest

After watching all the above videos, and receiving the certificate for each video, you must bring the certificate to our office on the first day of class Armed SPO Class. 

On the fourth day of training there will be 50 questions tested on the link below. Please open the link and start studying. All students must pass this test.

District Of Columbia Administrative Code | Chapter 6-A11 - SPECIAL POLICE | Casetext

Must study
Code of the District of Columbia

Title 22. Criminal Offenses and Penalties.

NOTE: Any students who have a Marijana or Capon small on or in their clothing will not be allowed to take class. And will not receive a refund.

The below can be completed before or after training. All students have 90 days to complete paperwork from the date of the range certification

Fingerprinted - No appointment needed.

Civilian Fingerprint Section

441 4th Street, NW, Room 550 South 
Washington, DC 20001

Nearest Metro Stop: Judiciary Square (4th Street Exit)
Hours: Monday-Friday, 9 am – 5 pm
 
Drug Screening and Physical (no appointment necessary)  
Metro Lab
3422 Georgia Ave NW, 
Washington, DC 20010
Lab opens at 8am

To start your online application using this link:  Access DC account.  If you do not already have one, you will first need to create an Access DC account: Access DC.
Items needed for application:
  1. Don't have an account? Sign up
  2. Occupational & Professional License
  3. Go to top of page & click Profile
  4. Click apply for new license
  • Notarized Arrest Affidavit (including dispositions for arrests)
  • Confirmation Receipt of Payment Application
  • Must be affiliated with an active licensed Security agency (Archangel is your agency)
  • Verify the Status of an agency license 

    • License or State ID - non-expired
    • Birth certificate or non-expired passport
    • If there are prior arrest, you must have disposition from the courts showing the outcome of charges
    • Fingerprinting receipt
For more information on license requirements or renewal cycles, visit dlcp.dc.gov/professional-licensing or should you have questions, please contact us using our online inquiry form, via email at dlcp@dc.gov, or by phone at (202) 442-4320.
Thank you for your attention to this matter, as we continue to support our citizens and licensees in the District of Columbia.

*** The following below extra fees are charged by the DC government or other entities that are not included in your course tuition. After you complete your training you are responsible for the following fees:

$84.00 fee made payable to DC government for your SPO application;
$35.00 fee made payable to DC Treasurer for your fingerprint/background investigation;
$80.00 fee made payable to Metro Lab drug/physical test company for your drug test; 

Reschedule Policy
Archangel will reschedule students for range certification at no cost to the student giving Archangel a 24-hour notice.  If the student is a no call no show the student will be charged an additional $50 to reschedule the range certification or class if they are a no show.
Students who do not complete their range certification within 30 days of classroom training must pay and retake the classroom training again before being rescheduled for range certification.

Refund Policy
*TERMS AND CONDITIONS - All payments are non-refundable and non-transferable to another date unless notice of cancellation is 7 days or more of the scheduled course. Payments are able to be transferred to another individual, however the cancellation policy will still apply and it's upon the purchaser to notify Archangel Training Academy in advance of the change.

Archangel Training Academy reserves the right to reschedule any course date due to the minimum number of scheduled customers not being met, all deposits will be held for a future course date to be determined by Archangel Training Academy.

Range Schedule Policy:

  • Any cancellation or reschedule made less than 24 hours will result in a cancellation fee. The amount of the fee will be equal to 100 percent of the range fee $40. 
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  • If you are more than 15 minutes late for your range time, we may not be able to accommodate you. In this case, the same cancellation fee will apply. We will do our very best to reschedule your range time for another time that is convenient to you.
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  • In the event of a true, unavoidable emergency, all or part of your cancellation fee may be applied to future range fees.
  • Students who do not pass the range certification must pay $100 to retake the Range certification. 
NO GUNS OR AMMO ALLOWED IN CLASSROOM
NO CELL PHONE USE ALLOWED IN CLASS ROOM
NO IN AND OUT OF CLASSROOM AFTER CLASS BEGINS

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Requirements


  • Have reached the age of twenty-one (21) years;
  • Be a citizen of the United States;
  • Be of good moral character;
Section 6-A1102. CRIMINAL HISTORY
1102.1 No person shall be commissioned or employed as a special police officer, nor shall an existing special police officer have a commission renewed, until the Mayor has conducted a criminal history check of the applicant through the record systems of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Metropolitan Police Department

1102.2 An applicant shall be ineligible to be commissioned as a special police officer if that applicant has ever been convicted of, pled guilty or nolo contendere to, or been given probation before judgment for any offense in any jurisdiction that would be a crime of violence, as defined in D.C. Official Code § 23-1331(4), if committed in the District of Columbia.

1102.3 If an applicant has ever been convicted of, pled guilty or nolo contendere to, or been given probation before judgment for any offense, other than a crime of violence, as defined in D.C. Official Code § 23-1331(4), in any jurisdiction that would be a felony if committed in the District of Columbia, the applicant shall be ineligible to be commissioned as a special police officer for 10 years following the applicant's release from incarceration and the conclusion of any court-ordered parole, probation, or supervision relating to that offense.

1102.4 If an applicant has ever been convicted of, pled guilty or nolo contendere to, or been given probation before judgment for any offense, other than a crime of violence, as defined in D.C. Official Code §23-1331(4), or traffic offense, in any jurisdiction that would be a misdemeanor if committed in the District of Columbia, the applicant shall be ineligible to be commissioned as a special police officer for 5 years following the applicant's release from incarceration and the conclusion of any court-ordered parole, probation, or supervision relating to that offense.

 

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