ASO Course Catalog
All classes are certified courses. A.S.O can provide either class room instruction or hands-on, realistic training.
To provide Officers with a guide to proper courtroom demeanor including: the New Mexico Judicial System structure, preparation for court, addressing the Court, personal appearance, interacting with lawyers and Officers of the Court.
Ethics and Professionalism
To provide officers with an understanding of Ethics and Professionalism and how both relate to their professional and personal lives.
To provide an introduction to basic skills of Motivational Interviewing, including: listening skills, elements of MI, processes, identifying change and sustain talk, and dealing with resistance.
To provide Officers with a foundational understanding of common offender/inmate manipulation against officers.
Preservation of Evidence
To provide security professionals with an overview of what is required to process a crime scene, when an officer must process the scene, and the potential warrant requirements associated with doing so. In addition, we will discuss when... Read More
To provide officers with a foundational understanding of the key components of a well written report including: structure, grammar, detail, and note taking. The importance of writing a concise, complete, and detailed report will b... Read More
Verbal and Non-Verbal Communication
To provide officers with a foundational understanding of the key components of effective verbal and non-verbal communication in a correctional and civilian setting.
Building Entry, Room Clearing
A.S.O can provide several different tactics for room clearing and building entry, based on the departments or agency’s needs
Forced Cell Movements/ Cell Extraction
To provide officers with an understanding of Force Cell Movements (Cell Extractions) and the Use of Force for the same.
Riot Line Operations/Crowd Control
Provide officers with a fundamental understanding of riot line operations.
Defensive Tactics (State Certified Course). Restraints/Multiple Hand Cuffing Tactics. Edge Weapon Defense. Knife Defense. Weapon ... Read More
To provide an understanding of basic office safety in a correction setting including: Office Arraignment Equipment Security Door Security Creation of Mental Templates
C.P.R/ First Aid
A.S.O Instructors can provide instruction and certification for your department or agency, in C.P.R / First Aid. A.S.O Instructors are certified in C.P.R First Aid. To provide basic academy students with foundational training in CPR/Firs... Read More
Area Surveillance/Saturation and Officer Presence
Class room presentation on Officer Safety and how to properly conduct surveillance. Gathering important tactical information for first responders. Officer Saturation. Class room and hands realistic scenario training for your area of expe... Read More
To provide officers with an understanding of policies and procedures, as well as security risks, for transportation of Inmates.
Internal and External Perimeter Control
Class room and scenario-based training. Providing Officers and security professionals on proper and safe perimeter control of a major level incident. (Riot, active shooter, fight) Providing Security professionals on expectations of First... Read More
A.S.O Instructors are certified Pepper Ball Instructors. A.S.O will certify Detention Officers and Security Professionals as a pepper ball user. Course curriculum accredited thru Pepper Ball International
A.S.O Instructors are certified Taser Instructors. A.S.O will certify Detention Officers and Security Professionals as a Taser user. Course curriculum accredited through Taser International.
Blood Borne Pathogens
To provide an overview of common blood borne pathogens and diseases found within the corrections and private population including: symptoms, treatment, and transmission prevention.
Chemical Agents - OC/CS/CN
A.S.O, Instructors are certified Chemical Instructors through Combined Tactical Systems (C.T.S). A.S.O Instructors will provide a full class room presentation, Level 1 – Level 3 Chemical exposer and certifications for Detention ... Read More
To provide Officers with an understanding of the various drugs they will encounter in a correction setting and in the field.
This course provides the student with an understanding of addiction and abuse of illegal and legal substances. It also discusses addiction as a disease and how drugs affect the brain.