Security officers plan, administer, and supervise law enforcement and physical security efforts. They establish guidance on, and coordinate, law enforcement and physical security policy, procedures and practices, anti-terrorism, drug enforcement, customs inspections, and crime prevention. Security officers coordinate security exercises and inspections to ensure consistency and program awareness. They are responsible for organizing, staffing, overseeing, and training military security reaction forces.Explore this career outside the military
Security officers in the Military usually work in offices while planning and directing law enforcement and security activities. They may work outdoors while directing investigations, observing prisoners, and inspecting security systems.
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Security Officers in the Military
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Officers typically enter the Military after they have completed a four-year college degree; enlisted service members can transition to officer positions through a variety of pathways and earn a degree while serving. Job training for security officers primarily consists of classroom instruction and on-the-job learning in various training environments. Like other officers, they complete a comprehensive training program covering responsibilities, military structure and etiquette, traditions, and leadership development. Job-specific training content may include: Military lawLaw enforcement administrationManagement of security problemsInvestigation procedures and reportingRead More
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