SUPERVISE PHYSICAL SECURITY FORCE OPERATIONS
In this lesson you will learn to plan and supervise a security force operation.
TERMINAL LEARNING OBJECTIVE:
Plan and supervise a security force operation.
You will have this subcourse, paper and pencil.
To demonstrate competency of this task, you must achieve a minimum
score of 70 percent on the subcourse examination.
The material contained in this lesson was derived from the following
publication: FM 3-19.30.
The security force consists of special persons. They are organized, trained,
and equipped. Their purpose is to provide physical security for the command. This
force is the one through which protection from threats to a post is planned and
It may consist of a combination of both.
In the field of law enforcement and
investigations jurisdiction is determined by the provost marshal or security
officer. It is based on location and ownership of the post. Jurisdiction is also
based on federal and state law.
PART A - Security Force Mission and Function
Security forces protect personnel, property, and operations on
They do so through a combination of the following missions and functions.
These duties are performed in accordance with the physical security program and
procedures. Protection is also carried out per the authorities on the post.