Act 235 Certification Blog
The purpose of this blog is to share thoughts to help you…
- Successfully navigate the Act 235 Lethal Weapons Certification application process
- Choose a quality school to take the required 40-hour Act 235 lethal weapons training program
- Keep your Act 235 certification active, and
- Survive as a working security professional
As a clinical and forensic psychologist and Act 235 certified agent, I shall post entries when I have something important to say, and I shall also invite other Act 235 instructors and Act 235 certified security professionals to post entries.
In this video, Dr. Bruce Eimer, PA Act 235 security agent, discusses about the recent changes to the Act 235 Psychological Exam. The Pennsylvania state police updated the requirements to make it less likely for mentally unfit applicants to pass the psychological exam... The Pennsylvania State Police Lethal Weapons Training Program recently updated their requirements for the Act 235 Psychological Examination. The updated requirements standardize the psychological exam process. Expectations are clearer, making it less likely for... I don’t think so. Why would you want to do that? What does worthy psychologically mean to you? Perhaps you need a little therapy if you do not feel worthy? If you mean by what you are asking, that you are not sure you can trust yourself with a gun, then... We offer all three services at our SCHEDULED Saturday exam sessions. Understand that the psychological exam consists of your taking the written MMPI-2 test. Plus, you are interviewed privately 1-on-1 by Dr. Eimer, and you are observed interacting with a group of your... The best thing to do is to read the Act itself as well as refer to the PA Crime Code. And by the way, this is covered in the 40 hour Act 235 Certification course. With that said, if you are NOT a sworn law enforcement officer, it is NOT your job to pursue, apprehend... We shall not be scheduling Comprehensive Act 235 Exam Sessions until some time in August 2016, but you can request a one-on-one appointment for the Act 235 Psychological Examination with Dr. Eimer by calling 215-947-7867. Completion time is approximately two hours and... Working a security detail is not an “I” or a “Me” game. It is an “Us” proposition. A security officer or bodyguard who does not subordinate his or her own needs or “ego” in the interest of the client or the security team is likely to be a liability in a critical... You must take the MMPI-2 test in your Act 235 psychological examination. The MMPI-2 is a personality test that evaluates your psychological fitness for working in the security field as per the PA State Police Act 235 regulations. The MMPI-2 presents you with 567... All Act 235 applicants are required to pass a psychological examination because a security officer must be reliable, stable and dependable. Your employer will need to feel confident that you are trustworthy and honest. Your employer will need to know that you can be... What are you reasons for applying for Act 235 certification? If you intend to apply for acceptance in the Act 235 lethal weapons certification program, you should give serious thought to your reasons for doing so. You will be asked this question in an Act 235...