Weapons - Training includes general safety, clearing barrel procedures, and the safe handling and employment of the M18 Service Pistol, M4 Service Rifle and M1014 Joint Services Combat Shotgun. Students are required to shoot and qualify on each weapon in accordance with MCO 5580.5 (Marine Corps Civilian Law Enforcement Policy).
Non-Lethal Weapons (NLW) - Training includes Use of Force/Deadly Force continuum, unarmed individual self-defense skills, and Empty Hand Control Techniques (EHCT). Additionally, students will receive training for the safe handling and employment of both the expandable baton and oleoresin capsicum (OC) canister. Training for the use of OC will include; carry methods, spray patterns and general first aid (decontamination) considerations. NLW training will include students receiving direct OC contamination and traversing through separate engagement stations, demonstrating competency in EHCT and employment of the baton.
Law Enforcement -Training involves police ethics, military law, military authority and jurisdiction, law enforcement reports/forms, mobile patrol duties, conducting standardized field sobriety tests, field interviews/frisks, procedures for processing a crime scene, crisis intervention, and the apprehension of individuals to include the application of the use of force and deadly force in practical application scenarios that culminate in a comprehensive final exercise.
Force Protection - Training consists of basic watch standing skills and responsibilities to include authority and jurisdiction, equipment and logs, controlling access points, detecting surveillance, immediate action, performing personnel and vehicle searches, basic crowd control procedures, and practical application scenarios for effectively performing the duties of a Marine Corps civilian police officer.
First Aid/Bloodborne Pathogens - First Aid training consists of the National Safety Council course which includes adult and pediatric CPR and Automate External Defibrillator use; bloodborne pathogens; first aid, rescuing and moving victims, administration of naloxone, etc.