This book is in full color and designed as a reference and training guide for multicultural crews; officers and security leaders. It is easily read and understood. Most photographs and all illustrations are original by the author. Maritime Security Team Officer/Leader: This is the manual for a course of instruction for use in training maritime professionals assigned to maritime security leadership duties aboard ship or ashore. -Many security leaders assigned to ships have been hired for their weapons capabilities and t their familiarity with the maritime industry. This has led to errors in which incents have been killed. This is a problem that this manual helps resolve. -Leadership in a multi-cultural environment requires a unique set of learned skills. The teaching of these skills is an essential factor for successful training on any vessel. This manual supports many of these training skills. -In this manual are additional tactics, a tested decision making process, a discussion about where a leader's authorities are codified along with various explanatory excerpts.