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SPO (Unarmed) Enrollment Fee $310

Sponsorship, Job Readiness, Job Placement Assistanc

Duration: 40 hours Classroom

$310.00

Fee

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Description

Businesses are fast learning the value and importance of hiring Security to protect their people and assets. They also know having an Armed Officer is a major responsibility.  

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

The 40-hour curriculum provides the confidence required in pursuit of a professional career in the SPO Industry.



What is a Special Police Officer?

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.

Unarmed Special Police Officers
 are required to take 40 hours of “Pre-assignment training” 

This course is one week Monday thouth Friday 9 am to 4 pm.

Additional training is required for Special Police Officers to carry a baton, OC spray and handcuffs with those additional hours being specified by the certifying organization for the brand that the Special Police Officer will be carrying and cannot be included within the 40 hours training.

After completing the SPO course all applicants must follow info on email that will be sent to you.
Disclosure:  All students will be required to submit a notarized arrest affidavit (provided in link above) when signing up for training.  You must pass the FBI background check given by MPD in order to receive a commission (SPO license) after your completion of our training course. 

NO GUNS OR AMMO ALLOWED IN CLASSROOM
NO CELL PHONE USE ALLOWED IN CLASS ROOM
NO IN AND OUT OF CLASSROOM AFTER CLASS BEGANS

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Topics Covered

Pre-assignment training Include

(a) Terrorism awareness, including building evacuation, unattended packages, and unknown substances;
(b) Emergency procedures, including evacuation and first-aid; and

(c) Customer service and interaction with tourists.

(D) DC criminal codes

(E) Reports writing

(F) Sexual Harassment

(G) De-escalation procedures

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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 commission (SPO license).  Must training academies DO NOT sponsor.  This means after completing their training program you will NOT be a license officer.  You will have to go find sponsorship in order to receive your commission.

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.
 

SPECIAL POLICE LICENSE DELAY

Notice: In response to COVID-19 and the impact it is having on the District of Columbia, the Professional Licensing Agency (DCRA) will have the majority of their staff working remotely in the coming weeks. While routine operations of the agency will continue, please note that there may be disruptions or delays in the processing of your license requests (approximately 30 to 60 days)
 
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 cannot be included with any other training. 

 
After completing your 40 hours unarmed training course below are your next steps.  Please do not call and ask what are your next steps.

1.  Make an appointment to get Fingerprinted.

Metropolitan Police Department Headquarters (Main Entrance)
300 Indiana Avenue, NW, Room 3058
Washington, DC 20001
Nearest Metro Stop: Judiciary Square (4th Street Exit)
Hours: Monday-Friday, 9 am – 5 pm

Click below to make fingerprint appt
https://booknow.appointment-plus.com/cxxrrtcy
Make appt as soon as you register.  

2.  Drug Screening and Physical (no appointment necessary)  

Metro Lab
3422 Georgia Ave NW, 
Washington, DC 20010
Lab opens at 8am

3. Click The Link Below For Fill Out The New Security License Application and pay the $84.00 Application Fee

 
Dear SPO Students,
 
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 Renewal:
  • Notarized Arrest Affidavit (including dispositions for arrests)
  • Confirmation Receipt of Payment Application
  • Must be affiliated with an active licensed SPO 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.


After students complete step 1 through 3 students must
 text Ms. Franklin at 202-602-9878    


Students who are sent to Archangel for training from Securitas or any other security agency should not contact SGT Franklin. After completing 1 through 4 please take all paperwork to your recruiter or HR.

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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.


*** The following below extra fees are charged by DC government or other entities that are not included in you 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;
$35.00 fee made payable to a drug test company for your drug test; and

$50.00 made payable to a physician for your health physical exam.