NOTE: Effective Spring 2011 semester, registration for Law Enforcement classes must be completed three (3) business days prior to the start date of each class. Walk-in registrations will not be accepted.
For more information contact:
Director of Law Enforcement Training
|ID||Course Title||CEU||Location||Start Date||Meets on||Time||Instructor||Additional Information||Last Day to Register|
|Field Training Officer Training||4||P102||08/10/15||08/14/15||M,T,W,Th,F||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||Alex Gazaway|| This course is designed to prepare experienced officers for the task of training newly hired employees who have successfully completed BLET. Course content includes the role of the field training officer, the training function, interpersonal communication skills, ethics, civil liability, report writing and evaluations, leadership skills, performance evaluations, principles of counseling, and problem solving.
This is a hybrid class. Students will meet in the classroom on M/W/F. Assignments will be given to be completed at home for T and Th.
|Tactical Mindset Seminar||1.6||DelMastro Auditorium||08/10/15||08/11/15||M,T,||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||AA Boone|| Tactical Mindset is an intense course that will challenge the officers. Officers will be challenged through lecture, discussions, and video footage of fellow officers that have been involved in shootings. This course will explore the officers mental and physical determination and will assist the officers in preparing for that deadly encounter.
|Drug Enforcement For Patrol Officers||2.4||X100||08/11/15||08/13/15||T,W,Th||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||Tommy Brown|| This course provides information to law enforcement officers on drug trends, North Carolina drug laws, patrol drug enforcement tactics, roadside interviews, search and seizure laws, drug identification, substance field testing, evidence collection, vehicle search techniques and officer survival skills.
|Fit For Duty||0.8||X100||08/14/15||08/14/15||F||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||Curtis Moore|| This course is designed to present students with the health risks associated with a law enforcement career and provide ways to minimize and/or avoid those risks.
|Dignitary Protection Tactical Training||3.2||X100||08/17/15||08/20/15||M,T,W,Th||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||A.A. Boone /Terry Hairston|| The purpose of this course is to provide the student basic fundamentals and understanding of advance tactics and techniques to secure a location for a protectee.
|Narcotic Covert Surveillance||4||P101||08/24/15||08/28/15||M,T,W,Th,F||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||Bubba Summerlin/ Chris Dawson|| This course is designed to provide training in legally complicated investigations into illicit drug activity, including introduction to Federal and State drug trafficking laws, court decisions affecting enforcement activity, specialized enforcement equipment and techniques, search warrant preparation, interagency co-operation, practical applications of Federal and State asset forfeiture statutes and methods of drug interdiction.
|Officer Survival: Domestic Violence||0.8||P102||09/08/15||09/08/15||T||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||Certified Specialty Instructors|| This unit of officer survival provides information, strategies and techniques for responding to and managing incidents of domestic unrest and violence. Students will need their handcuffs and duty belts but no weapons for training.
|Highway Drug Interdiction||1.6||DelMastro Auditorium E100||09/09/15||09/10/15||W,Th||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||Sheriff Michael Lewis|| This intense two-day course is designed for veterans and newcomers alike. It focuses on the relationship between traffic enforcement and criminal enforcement. Specific techniques are covered to assist officers in detecting criminal activity. Students will receive extensive instruction in roadside interviews and hidden compartments to include hands-on training with vehicles equipped with after market installed false compartments. Students will also participate in mock roadside interviews in an effort to detect deception.
This class was originally offered on 9/14/15 & 9/15/15.
|Advanced Civil Process: Executions and Execution Sales||1.6||P102||09/09/15||09/10/15||W,Th||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||Susan Moore|| This course is designed to present deputy sheriffs working in civil process the law, cases, and recommended procedures that govern the enforcement of the post-judgement remedies of executions, exemptions, evictions and execution sales including legislative and case law changes approved since 2012.
|Search Warrant Prep||1.6||P102||09/10/15||09/11/15||M,T||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||Andrew Tallmer|| This course is designed to instruct the law enforcement officer in how to gather the information needed to prepare a search warrant and the actual preparation of a search warrant.
|Advanced Civil Process: Writs & Orders||0.8||P102||09/11/15||09/11/15||F||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||Susan Moore|| This course will present the deputy sheriffs working in civil process the laws, cases and recommended procedures that govern the enforcement of the post-judgement remedies of writs and orders of possession including recent legislative and case law changes.
|SWAT Roundup Callouts||1.6||X100||09/14/15||09/15/15||M,T||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||AA Boone/Reggie Mitchell||
|Digital Photography||2.4||P102||09/16/15||09/18/15||W, Th, F||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||Rodney Dancy|| This course is designed to provide the student with the working knowledge of a digital camera, and how to use it effectively as a tool in criminal investigations.
|Tactical Handgun||2.4||P101||09/16/15||09/18/15||W,Th, F||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||AA Boone/Reggie Mitchell|| Through lecture, classroom discussion, demonstration, practical exercise, and live fire exercise, the student will be able to demonstrate the techniques and perform live fire drills during live fire tactical handgun shooting.
|Latent Fingerprint Comparison||4||X100||09/21/15||09/25/15||M,T,W,Th,F||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||Mike Summers|| This course will expose the student to the basics of friction ridge skin comparison and identification principles and techniques. The student will learn the ACE-V methodology of fingerprint comparisons and the accepted practices within the science of fingerprints. Heavy emphasis is placed on practical exercises. Students will need a fingerprint magnifier and pointers for class.
|Officer Survival: Building Search||1.2||P101||09/22/15||09/22/15||T||08:00 AM||10:00 PM||Certified Specialty Instructors|| This unit of officer survival establishes effective strategies and techniques for responding, approaching, entering, maneuvering, searching and surviving a high risk building searches. Students will need their handcuffs and duty belts but no weapons for this training.
|Sexual Assault Investigation||4||P101||09/28/15||10/02/15||M,T,W,Th,F||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||Chris Morgan|| This course will provide the student with knowledge and skills necessary to conduct a comprehensive investigation of a sexual assault offense. The instruction will include on-scene evidence identification and collection, victim interview techniques, the medical examination, victim assistance, suspect identification and evidence collection procedures, and case preparation
|SWAT Self Aid/Buddy Aid||1.6||WPD Range||09/30/15||10/01/15||W, Th||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||Tactical Training & Survival, LLC|| This course will introduce the self aid/buddy aid concept to SWAT officers and the use of an IFAK (individual first aid kit). This class will help ready the officer for wound management of gun shots, stabbings and general traumas. This is a combination of lecture and scenario training to help prepare officers for life threatening situations they may encounter.
|Officer Survival: Robbery Response||0.8||P102||10/01/15||10/01/15||Th||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||Certified Specialty Instructors|| This unit of officer survival establishes sound strategies, principles, tactics and procedures for responding to known or suspected robbery in-progress calls. Students will need their handcuffs and duty belts but no weapons for this training.
|Basic Interview and Interrogation||4||P101||10/05/15||10/09/15||M,T,W,Th,F||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||Eddie Lane|| This course is designed to develop the knowledge and introduce basic skills necessary for conducting effective interviews and interrogations. Course content includes applicable law and legal principles; methods, techniques and strategies that may be employed for acquiring factual information; body language and deception, and special techniques for interviewing children.
|Canine Training||4||P101/Old Springfield School||10/05/15||10/09/15||M,T,W,Th,F||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||Police Service Dogs, Inc.|| This course is designed to teach canine officers with a five day decoy workshop on the following topics: the responsibility of the police decoy; expose the student in theory and through practical exercises of the different types of equipment used; expose the student through practical exercises in the different target areas available for a police dog to apprehend a subject; teach the student the different types of aggressions; the safety rules involving police decoying; how to communicate with a police dog as a decoy; the art of muzzle work; how to build a police dog through proper police decoy work and how to properly decoy for a police dog while protecting yourself and the police dog.
|Radar Operator Recertification||1.6||P102||10/06/15||10/09/15||T,W||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||Certified Specialty Instructors|| Radar Operator Certification is a program offered under the rules and regulations of the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission and requires 100% attendance; therefore officers must be in the classroom at 0800 hours for the start of class. Students must have a current Radar Operator Manual and Supplement at the start of class and a vehicle equipped with a radar unit. Officers field testing on units equipped with front and rear antenna must be prepared to test on full operation of the unit. Agencies can contact the Justice Academy Bookstore (910-525-4151) to obtain necessary copies of the current Radar Operator Manual and Supplement.
*Regional testing at Pitt Community College on 10/09/15 at 0930 hours
|SFST Refresher||0.8||P102||10/08/15||10/08/15||Th||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||Grayham Keesler|| This course is designed to refresh patrol officer on the methods, techniques and strategies utilized in detecting impaired drivers and establishing evidence necessary for successful prosecution.
|Intermediate Traffic Crash Investigation||4||P102||10/12/15||10/16/15||M,T,W,Th,F||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||Ed Livesay|| This class covers post-BLET at-scene accident investigation techniques including speed from skid, drag factor and use of several mathematical formulas. This course is required to attend Advanced Traffic Accident Investigation, which is offered in conjunction with Traffic Accident Reconstruction in a three-course sequence. Students will need a Northwestern Traffic Institute Template (available from Lawman's Supply) and a hand-held calculator with square root functions.
|First Line Supervision||4||P101||10/12/15||10/16/15||M,T,W,Th,F||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||Certified Specialty Instructors|| This course is designed for officers who are newly assigned to supervisory positions and/or officers serving in supervisory positions without any formal training. Concepts and techniques that have been effectively utilized in the management of human resources are introduced. Instruction will focus on determining an officer's communication/personality traits through a Myers-Briggs assessment, communications skills, legal aspects of supervision, supervising the problem employee, supervision of search and seizure situations, and performance evaluations. Students will need a 3-ring binder to collect lesson plans and handouts through out the week.
|Officer Survival: Vehicle Stops||1.2||P102||10/13/15||10/13/15||T||08:00 AM||10:00 PM||Certified Specialty Instructors|| This unit of officer survival establishes sound strategies, principles, policies and procedures for conducting both known high risk vehicle stops and unknown risk stops. Students will need their handcuffs and duty belts but no weapons for training. The class schedule includes evening exercises.
|Advanced Tactical Rifle||2.4||X100||10/19/15||M,T,W||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||AA Boone/Reggie Mitchell|| Through lecture, classroom discussion, demonstration, practical exercise, and live fire exercise, the student will be able to demonstrate the techniques and perform live fire drills during live fire tactical shooting.
|Developing and Using Criminal Evidence||4||P101||10/19/15||10/23/15||M,T,W,Th,F||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||Rodney Dancy|| This course is designed to train criminal investigators and crime scene technicians in methods and techniques utilized to process crime scenes for physical evidence. Course content includes securing and protecting the scene, scene searches, recognition of evidence, photography and sketching, evidence collection and preservation, use of specialized equipment and techniques, marking evidence for identification, packaging and labeling evidence, forensic lab coordination, and case preparation. Lecture, demonstration and practical exercises are utilized as the primary methods of instruction.
|Basic Tactical Ballistic Shields||1.6||X100||10/22/15||10/23/15||Th,F||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||AA Boone/Reggie Mitchell|| This course highlights the uses of police ballistic shields and the advantages shields offer to an agency and officer. Officers use shields in various situations that carry a high risk of injury or death from thrown or fired projectiles. The tactical users of shields will be discussed and demonstrated during the course and students will participate in a variety of practical exercises. For course participation students will need their handgun, 350 rounds of ammo, duty belt, eye and ear protection, helmet, ballistic vest and body armor, tactical gear is optional.
|DWI Detection & SFST||2.4||P101||10/27/15||10/29/15||T,W,Th||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||Certified Specialty Instructors|| This course is designed to introduce the patrol officer to methods, techniques, and strategies utilized in detecting impaired drivers and establishing evidence necessary for successful prosecution. Standardized methods of field sobriety testing are introduced, and the students are taught techniques of Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus in establishing evidence of impairment. Practical exercises and controlled drinking exercises take place during the afternoon and evening hours of the class.
|Criminal Justice General Instructor||8||P102||10/28/15||11/13/15||M,T,W,Th,F||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||Certified Specialty Instructors|| This course is designed to provide the law enforcement officer with a fundamental background in the instruction of other law enforcement personnel. Successful completion of this course allows the student to apply to the Criminal Justice Training and Standards Division for certification as a law enforcement instructor. Each trainee is require to research, develop, and deliver an 80 minute lesson plan as part of meeting course requirements. Trainees must successfully pass the State-administered written exam as well as demonstrate competency in all skill areas in order to be eligible for certification as a criminal justice instructor.
*Regional testing at Pitt Community College on 11/13/15 at 0930 hours
|Radar Operator Certification||4||P102||11/02/15||11/06/15||M,T,W,Th,F||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||Certified Specialty Instructors|| Radar Operator certification is a program offered under the rules and regulations of the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission and requires 100% attendance; therefore officers must be in the classroom at 0800 hours of
*Regional testing at Pitt Community College on 11/13/15 at 0930 hours
|Fraud Investigation||2.4||P102||11/11/15||11/13/15||W,Th, F||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||Selby Bass|| This course is designed to prepare investigators to handle various forms of white-collar crime involving fraudulent use of credit devices, written instruments, documents, electronic devices, and other forms of fraudulent representation. The focus of the training will be on prevention, detection, investigative techniques, and prosecution.
|Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving (ARIDE)||1.6||P101||11/12/15||11/13/15||THz, F||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||Luke Marcum|| This course will train law enforcement officers to observe, identify and articulate the signs of impairment related to drugs, alcohol, or a combination of both, in order to reduce the number of impaired driving incidents as well as crashes.
|Advanced Interview and Interrogation||4||P101||11/16/15||11/20/15||M,T,W,Th,F||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||Eddie Lane|| This course is for officers who have previously attended the Basic Interview and Interrogation course and is designed to enhance the skills and techniques covered in the basic course. Students will work on developing their skills to obtain complete, accurate and truthful information from suspects, witnesses, and victims.
|Advanced Traffic Crash Investigation||4||P102||11/16/15||11/20/15||M,T,W,Th,F||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||Ed Livesay|| This course is designed to introduce traffic accident investigators to the concepts, methods and techniques utilized in accident reconstruction. A certified accident reconstructionist is used to teach this course. Satisfactory completion of an intermediate level traffic accident investigation course is pre-requisite to this class. Students must complete both the Intermediate and Advanced Traffic Accident Investigation courses to enroll in the Accident Reconstruction course.
|Drug Enforcement for Patrol Officers||2.4||X100||11/17/15||11/19/15||T,W,Th||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||Tommy Brown|| This course provides information to law enforcement officers on drug trends, North Carolina drug laws, patrol drug enforcement tactics, roadside interviews, search and seizure laws, drug identification, substance field testing, evidence collection, vehicle search techniques, and officer survival skills.
|Officer Survival: Subject Control||0.8||X100||11/24/15||11/24/15||T||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||Certified Specialty Instructors|| This unit of officer survival training presents proper techniques for making an arrest, handcuffing an arrestee, and conducting a search incidental to the arrest. Training will also include weapon retention techniques. Students will need their handcuffs and duty belts but no weapons and should dress for practical exercises on floor mats.
|Police Law Institute||7.2||P101||11/30/15||12/10/15||M,T,W,Th,F||08:00 AM||05:00 AM||Andrew Tallmer|| The goal of this course is to provide the skills necessary to conduct enforcement activities associated with search warrants, warrantless searches, interviews, eyewitness identifications and nontestimonial identification orders and to avoid liability while conducting such activities. Attendance is required at all class sessions. The student must participate in class and practical exercises, successfully prepare search warrants and nontestimonial orders and successfully attain a required score on a written examination administered by personnel rom the North Carolina Justice Academy. Students are required to have the most recent copy of the textbook "Arrest Search and Investigation in North Carolina " written by Robert Farb, and supplemental books, available from the NCJA Bookstore, Telephone 910-525-4151. Reading and other assignments will need to be completed in the student's evening hours.
|Field Training Officer Training||4||P102||11/30/15||12/04/15||M,T,W,Th,F||08:00 AM||05:00 AM||Alex Gazaway|| This course is designed to prepare experienced officers for the task of training newly hired employees who have successfully completed BLET. Course content includes the role of the field training officer, the training function, interpersonal communication skills, ethics, civil liability, report writing and evaluations, leadership skills, performance evaluations, principles of counseling, and problem solving.
|Crime Scene Management||2.4||P102||12/07/15||12/09/15||M,T,W||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||Rodney Dancy|| This course is designed to develop basic skills in crime scene investigations and includes scene protection, physical evidence discovery and preservation, evidence handling, techniques for criminal laboratory activities, and practical exercises.
|Basic Criminal Investigation||4||X100||12/07/15||12/11/15||M,T,W,Th,F||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||John Slaughter|| This course is designed to provide the initial training of a police officer that is responsible for conducting general criminal investigations. The course will expose the student to a variety of successful investigative techniques utilized during the preliminary scene investigation, the follow-up investigation, apprehension, and case preparation. If departments will allow it, students should bring an open criminal investigation case file to class.