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.
The Highway Drug Interdiction class will be offered on August 22 & 23, 2016 with Sheriff Mike Lewis, Wicomico County, Maryland presenting. This class fills up quickly, to register select ID Number 26752 and follow the registration process.
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|
|Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement (ARIDE) NEW DATES||1.6||P102||01/18/17||01/19/17||W,Th||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||Certified Specialty Instructors|| This course will train law enforcement officers to observe, identify and articulate the signs of impairment related to drugs, alcohol, or combination of both, in order to reduce the number of impaired driving incidents as well as crashes which result in serious injuries and fatalities.
|Field Training Officer Training (Hybrid)||4||P101||01/23/17||01/27/17||M,T,W,Th,F||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||Sgt. 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.
|Basic Interview and Interrogation||4||X100||01/23/17||01/27/17||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.
|Officer Survival: Building Search||1.2||P102||02/02/17||02/02/17||Th||08:00 AM||10:00 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.
|Self Aid/Buddy Aid||0.8||P101||02/03/17||02/03/17||F||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||Tactical Training & Survival||
|Police Law Institute||7.2||P101||02/06/17||02/16/17||M,T,W,Th,F||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||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.
|Taser Certification/Recertification||0.8||P102||02/08/17||02/08/17||W||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||Lt. Reggie Mitchell|| This course is designed to provide students with an understanding of the mechanics and nomenclature of the Taser as well as proper guidelines for use. Students will be exposed to actual Taser deployment.
|Verbal De-escalation||1.6||P102||02/09/17||02/10/17||Th,F||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||Chief Harry Dolan|| This course is designed to provide public safety professionals with expanded verbal de-escalation tools, enhance officer and community safety, improve relationships between the police and the community, decrease citizen complaints and honor the proud tradition of the police serving as community "Guardians of the Peace."
|Basic Crime Scene Management||2.4||P102||02/13/17||02/15/17||T,W,Th||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||Rodney Dancy|| This course is designed to teach the patrol officer and investigator the necessary aspects of crime scene investigation ranging from the breaking and enterings to murder. This course includes academic lectures and several hands on exercises.
|Rifle for Patrol||2.4||X100||02/13/17||02/14/17||M,T||08:00 AM||10:00 PM||Tactical Training & Survival|| This course will give practical training for officers in rifle use. We will cover equipment, how to deploy, move, shoot and maintain the rifle. Coverage of malfunctions, transition drills, and reloads in combat courses. Students will need all patrol equipment, issued vest, and an old uniform set. Detectives will need an old set of their daily wear, to include sport coat if they wear one at work, ammo count 300 rifle, 50 handgun, ear/eye protection, rifle and handgun.
|Tactical Mindset Seminar||1.6||X100||02/15/17||02/16/17||W,Th||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||AA Boone|| Through lecture, classroom discussion, demonstration and practical exercises, the operator will be able to understand the mental and physical aspects of developing a Tactical Mindset.
|Tactical Medical Operator Course||5.6||X100||02/20/17||02/24/17||M,T,W,Th,F||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||Tactical Training & Survival, LLC|| Providing emergency services in austere environments, whether you are a law enforcement officer, firefighter, or EMT, requires special judgement and skills not otherwise taught in standard training. This introductory course will fill the gap in training which has become more apparent as violence against the public and public safety personnel alike continues to rise from sources such as gang activity and domestic terrorism. This course will reemphasize key components of tactical medicine.
|Drug Enforcement for Patrol Officers||2.4||P101||02/21/17||02/23/17||T,W,Th||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||Chief 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.
|Developing and Using Criminal Evidence||4||P102||02/27/17||03/03/17||M,T,W,Th,F||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.
|DWI Detection & SFST||2.4||P101||02/28/17||03/02/17||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.
|Radar Operator Re-Certification||1.6||P101||03/06/17||03/07/17||M,T||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.
|Criminal Justice Instructor Training||8||P102||03/08/17||03/21/17||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.
|Basic/Intermediate Civil Process||3.2||P101||03/21/17||03/24/17||M,T,W,Th||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||Susan Moore|| This class is designed to provide students with additional training in civil process beyond the training provided in BLET. Students will be instructed serving summons, on landlord tenant issues, executions and execution sales and writs of possessions for real and personal property.
|Officer Survival: Domestic Violence||0.8||P102||03/23/17||03/23/17||Th||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.
|Basic SWAT||4||X100||03/27/17||03/31/17||M,T,W,Th,F||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||AA Boone & Reggie Mitchell|| This course will provide the newly assigned special response team member with the basic fundamental tactics to successfully perform his duties. At the completion of the course the participants will achieve the following objectives in accordance with information presented during the course: (1) effectively manipulate tactical equipment and describe its use and functions, (2) distinguish between individual team member responsibilities and assignments, (3) design a physical fitness program that will prepare the student for tactical operations, (4) identify the variables involved in controlling a critical incident, (5) proficiently demonstrate several defensive tactical movements designed to control and/or subdue hostile individuals.
|Officer Survival: Robbery Response||0.8||P102||03/28/17||03/28/17||T||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.
|Evidence Room Technician||1.6||P101||03/28/17||03/29/17||T,W||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||Rodney Dancy|| This course is developed to provide instruction to crime scene technicians and/or evidence room technicians. This course will cover securing and protecting crime scenes, recognizing evidence, collection and preservation, use of specialized equipment and techniques, marking evidence for identification, packaging and labeling of evidence, coordinating with forensic lab and case preparation.
|Background Investigation||0.8||P102||03/29/17||03/29/17||W||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||Lt. Jeremy Roberts|| This course presents the participant with methods and resources to conduct an in-depth investigation into the background of police applicants. This course looks at resumes and applications, the investigator, effective listening, body talk, detecting deception, interviewing the applicant, developing references, questions to ask, sources of information, policies, follow-up investigations, legal issues, and sample background reports.
|Advanced Traffic Accident Investigation||4||P102||04/03/17||04/07/17||M,T,W,Th,F||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||Edward 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.
|Basic Criminal Investigations||4||P101||04/03/17||04/07/17||M,T,W,Th,F||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||Captain 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.
|Fit For Duty||0.8||P102||04/11/17||04/11/17||T,W,Th||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||Captain 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.
|Officer Survival: Vehicle Stops||0.8||P102||04/11/17||04/11/17||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.
|Case Management||0.8||P101||04/11/17||04/11/17||T,W,Th||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||Lt. Jeremy Roberts|| This course is designed to provide law enforcement personnel with the knowledge of preparing and maintaining an investigative case file for effective purposes in court. Students should bring two cases to class with complete documentation-one adjudicated case and one unresolved case.
|Ground Defense||1.6||P102||04/12/17||04/13/17||W,Th||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||R.L. Mitchell Tactics, Inc.||
|Advanced Community Policing||1.6||P101||04/12/17||04/13/17||T,W||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||Tactical Training & Survival, LLC|| In the constant changing world of Law Enforcement and community relations, this course will give officers and staff the understanding of the importance of Community Oriented Policing and explain the importance of changing from enforcer only to guardian style policing. Students will discuss COP history, SARA model of Problem Oriented Policing, and the importance of community collaboration.
|Dignitary Protection Tactical Training||3.2||P102||04/17/17||04/20/17||M,T,W,Th||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||AA 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.
|Radar Operator Certification||4||P101||04/17/17||04/21/17||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
|The Finish Line||0.4||X100||04/18/17||04/18/17||T,W,Th||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||Sgt. Alex Gazaway||
|Police Law Institute Update||1.6||X100||04/19/17||04/20/17||W,Th||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||Andrew Tallmer|| This course is designed to provide an update on current rulings which willaffect an officer's job performance. This course is recommended if an officer completed the PLI class at least two years ago. Students will need the current Farb book. Officers can contact the Justice Academy Bookstore (910-525-4151) to obtain necessary copies of the current Farb book.
|First Line Supervision||4||X100||04/24/17||04/28/17||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.
|Advanced Interview & Interrogation||4||P101||05/01/17||05/05/17||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.
|Officer Survival: Subject Control||0.8||X100||05/02/17||05/02/17||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.
|Processing Crime Scenes||2.4||P102||05/08/17||05/10/17||M,T,W||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||Lt. Jeremy Roberts|| This course is designed to familiarize law enforcement personnel with basic fundamentals of photography, conducting a crime scene search, as well as recognizing, collecting, and preserving physical evidence.
|Advanced SWAT||4||X 100 and WPD Range||05/15/17||05/19/17||M,T,W,Th,F||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||AA Boone & Lt. Reggie Mitchell|| This course will cover every area of tactics for a basic operator. This course is designed for officers who have SWAT responsibilities or are members of an existing unit and have completed the Basic SWAT training. This course builds on the information and skills developed in the basic course by adding high level entry skills ,use of explosives and chemical munitions, and high risk mission planning and executions. This will be an intense course that will be physically and mentally demanding.