SEC 326 Fundamentals of Vehicular Security

This course teaches the basics of professional protective driving. Included are essentials of vehicle and motorcade security, the mechanics of protective driving and the management of threats that may be encountered. Students will learn how to combine knowledge with observation, imagination, common sense and critical thinking in the handling of unusual traffic situations, uncontrollable circumstances and varying levels of threats. The course will also introduce students to the psychological stress and physical demands of completing a successful protective driving mission.

The course learning outcomes that you will demonstrate upon completion of this course are as follows:

Research and evaluate the importance of the “mechanics” and subtleties of professional protective driving.

Explain the basics of close personal protection and describe the assessment and analysis on which they are based.

Describe advance work, including route analysis and surveys, and its importance to protective security drivers.

Analyze successful attack on principal incidents to identify vulnerabilities and propose solutions to similar threat situations.

Apply the essentials of vehicle, motorcade, and convoy security to practical written exercises.

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