Private Security And Investigative Services Act

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Private Security And Investigative Services Act - Quiz


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  • 1. 

    A complaint against a security guard can be reported by

    • A.

      Your supervisor

    • B.

      The client

    • C.

      People who go on your property

    • D.

      Anyone

    Correct Answer
    D. Anyone
    Explanation
    Anyone can report a complaint against a security guard. This means that it is not limited to just the supervisor, the client, or the people who go on the property. It allows for anyone who has witnessed or experienced an issue with the security guard to come forward and report the complaint. This inclusivity ensures that any concerns or misconduct can be addressed and resolved appropriately.

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  • 2. 

    Which of the following is NOT a Code Of Conduct violation under the PSISA

    • A.

      Using profane, abusive or insulting language

    • B.

      Exercising unnecessary force

    • C.

      Behaviour that is either prohibited or not authorized bylaw

    • D.

      Accidently spilling mustard on your uniform at lunch

    Correct Answer
    D. Accidently spilling mustard on your uniform at lunch
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Accidentally spilling mustard on your uniform at lunch" because this action does not violate any Code of Conduct under the PSISA. The other options, such as using profane language, exercising unnecessary force, and engaging in behavior prohibited by law, are all violations of the Code of Conduct.

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  • 3. 

    Once you receive your Security License you will be allowed to carry both handcuffs and a baton

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that once you receive your Security License, you will be allowed to carry both handcuffs and a baton. However, this statement is false. The regulations and requirements for carrying handcuffs and batons vary depending on the jurisdiction and the specific security license. In some cases, security personnel may be authorized to carry handcuffs or a baton, but not both. It is important to familiarize oneself with the specific rules and regulations regarding the use of such equipment before assuming that both can be carried with a security license.

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  • 4. 

    A security guard is a person who performs work, for remuneration, that consists primarily of guarding or patrolling for the purpose of protecting persons or property

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement accurately defines a security guard as someone who is paid to guard or patrol an area in order to protect people or property. Therefore, the correct answer is true.

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  • 5. 

    What is the minimum age to be licensed in Ontario as a Security guard

    • A.

      16

    • B.

      18

    • C.

      19

    • D.

      21

    Correct Answer
    B. 18
    Explanation
    The minimum age to be licensed in Ontario as a security guard is 18. This means that individuals must be at least 18 years old in order to obtain a license to work as a security guard in Ontario.

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  • 6. 

    PSISA stands for the Private Security Investigative Services Act. This act regulates the conduct of Security Guards

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is true because PSISA stands for the Private Security Investigative Services Act, which indeed regulates the conduct of Security Guards. This act sets out the rules and regulations that security guards must follow in order to ensure the safety and security of individuals and property. By enforcing standards and guidelines, PSISA helps to maintain professionalism and accountability within the private security industry.

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  • 7. 

    Duties of a Security guard include

    • A.

      Protection of property

    • B.

      Protect information

    • C.

      Protect persons

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    The duties of a security guard include protecting property, protecting information, and protecting persons. This means that security guards are responsible for ensuring the safety and security of physical assets, such as buildings and equipment, as well as safeguarding sensitive information and ensuring the well-being of individuals within a designated area. Therefore, the correct answer is "All of the above."

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  • 8. 

    As a Security guard if you are rude to members of the public you are in violation of

    • A.

      PSISA Code Of Conduct

    • B.

      Police Act

    • C.

      Human Rights Code

    • D.

      Criminal Code

    Correct Answer
    A. PSISA Code Of Conduct
    Explanation
    If a security guard is rude to members of the public, they are in violation of the PSISA Code of Conduct. The PSISA (Private Security and Investigative Services Act) sets out the standards of behavior and professionalism expected from security guards in Ontario, Canada. Being rude to members of the public goes against the principles of respect, fairness, and customer service outlined in the Code of Conduct. This behavior can damage the reputation of the security industry and may result in disciplinary action or revocation of the guard's license.

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  • 9. 

    A Security guards duties can include the collection of unpaid accounts for clients

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement is false because the duties of a security guard typically do not include the collection of unpaid accounts for clients. Security guards are primarily responsible for maintaining the safety and security of a specific area or premises. They may patrol the area, monitor surveillance cameras, and respond to any security incidents or emergencies. Collecting unpaid accounts is usually the responsibility of debt collectors or financial professionals, not security guards.

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  • 10. 

    A security guard serves the public interest

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement that a security guard serves the public interest is false. While security guards do play a role in maintaining public safety and security, their primary responsibility is to protect the interests and assets of the organization or establishment they are employed by. Their duties may include monitoring surveillance systems, conducting patrols, and enforcing rules and regulations specific to their place of work. While their actions may indirectly benefit the public, their main focus is on the security and well-being of their employer's property and personnel.

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  • 11. 

    The PSISA does NOT apply to persons who receive remuneration for work that consists primarily of providing an armoured vehicle service

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The Private Security and Investigative Services Act (PSISA) does not apply to individuals who receive payment for work that primarily involves providing an armoured vehicle service. This means that those who are employed in this specific line of work are exempt from the regulations and requirements outlined in the PSISA.

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  • 12. 

    The maximum fine, if convicted,  under the PSISA for a Security guard is

    • A.

      $2000

    • B.

      $10,000

    • C.

      $25,000

    • D.

      $350,000

    Correct Answer
    C. $25,000
    Explanation
    The correct answer is $25,000. This is the maximum fine that can be imposed on a security guard if they are convicted under the PSISA (Private Security and Investigative Services Act). This act regulates the private security industry in Ontario, Canada, and sets out various penalties for violations. A fine of $25,000 indicates a serious offense and emphasizes the importance of adhering to the regulations and standards set by the PSISA.

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