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|
|Narcotic Covert Surveillance||4||P101||05/09/16||05/13/16||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.
|Investigating and Reporting Use of Force Incidents||1.6||X100||05/10/16||05/11/16||T, W||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||Billy Radford|| This course is designed to teach student show to identify important components of reporting as well as investigaitng use of force incidents.
|Radar Operator Re-Certification||1.6||05/10/16||05/13/16||T,W|| 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.
|Developing and Using Criminal Evidence||4||P101||05/16/16||05/20/16||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, marketing 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 SWAT||4||X100||05/23/16||05/27/16||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.
|Career Survival: The Finish Line||0.4||P101||05/24/16||05/24/16||T||08:00 AM||12:00 PM||Alex Gazaway|| Through lecture, classroom discussion. Demonstration and practical exercises, the student will develop an understanding of the North Carolina retirement system for law enforcement officers, regardless of their years of service. The course includes information about pension benefits, NC 401k, Special Separation Allowances and other aspects concerning, LEO retirement after a career of full-time sworn service.
|Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement (A.R.I.D.E.)||1.6||P102||06/02/16||06/03/16||Th,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 combination of both, in order to reduce the number of impaired driving incidents as well as crashes which result in serious injuries and fatalities.
|Verbal De-escalation||1.6||X100||06/06/16||06/07/16||M,T||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||Harry Dolan|| Surviving Verbal conflict training provides public safety professionals with time-tested communication skills proven to help de-escalate volatile situations, safeguard fellow officers' emotional and professional well-being, and significantly enhance the agency's professional image. And, in the event that de-escalation proves impossible, the utilization of these techniques make use of force decisions more readily defensible in the courtroom and in the public eye. This two-day course also provides opportunities for the participants to engage in practical skill building exercises so that upon completion of the training they are well on their way to becoming more effective communications professionals.
|Basic Narcotic Investigation||4||P102||06/06/16||06/10/16||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-operations, practical applications of Federal and State asset forfeiture statutes and methods of drug interdiction.
|First Line Supervision||4||P101||06/06/16||06/10/16||M,T,W,Th,F||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||Multiple|| 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.
|Tactical Medical Operator Course||4||X100||06/13/16||06/17/16||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.
|Handcuffing Techniques: Tactical and Control||1.6||P101||06/14/16||06/15/16||T,W||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||Captain Billy Radford|| This course will cover techniques of tactical cuffing as well as heavy emphasis on Control cuffing. The course will examine the three categories of people officers encounter during an arrest situation when applying handcuffs. It will assist the officer with selection of cuffing positions he or she should use during an arrest based on variables encountered during the arrest. This course is designed to assist the officer in controlling a suspect during an arrest situation by identifying indicators of possible resistance before approach, response selection of cuffing a suspect alone or waiting for assistance, and the cuffing technique to be employed in a scenario based practical exercise.
|2016 Mandatory In-Service Human Trafficking/JMST: The Color of Justice||0.4||P101||06/16/16||06/16/16||Th||01:00 PM||05:00 PM||Billy Radford|| 2016 Mandatory In-Service Training
|2016 Mandatory In-Service Legal Update||0.4||P101||06/16/16||06/16/16||Th||08:00 AM||12:00 PM||Billy Radford|| 2016 Mandatory In-Service Training
|Negotiating Critical Incidents (Basic Negotiations)||4||P102||06/20/16||06/24/16||M,T,W,Th,F||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||Crisis Negotiation Training Institute, LLC|| This course will introduce the student to the fundamentals involved in negotiating critical incidents; expose them to negotiation situations in role-playing scenarios, preparing them to handle most Hostage/Barricaded situations.
|Advanced Tactical Ballistic Shields||2.4||X100||06/20/16||06/22/16||M,T,W||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.
|Radar Operator Certification||4||P101||06/20/16||07/01/16||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 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.
|2016 Mandatory In-service Law Enforcement Intelligence Update||0.4||P102||06/23/16||06/23/16||Th||08:00 AM||12:00 PM||Billy Radford|| 2016 Mandatory In-Service Training
|2016 Mandatory In-service Recovery of Mobile Devices/Leadership Modeling Behaviors||0.4||P102||06/23/16||06/23/16||Th||01:00 PM||05:00 PM||Billy Radford|| 2016 Mandatory In-Service Training
|School Resource Officer Training||3.2||P102||06/27/16||06/30/16||M,T,W,Th||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||Cam Ash|| This course introduces the student to the history and philosophy of SRO programs. Participants will acquire basic skills and knowledge necessary for functioning effectively as a SRO. This course meets all requirements for officers to perform the duties of a SOR in the North Carolina school systems.
|Use of Force Response Selection: Taser or Other Control||1.6||P101||07/06/16||07/07/16||W,Th||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||Captain Billy Radford|| In light of new case law on the use of Tasers this two day course will consist of four hours of lecture on Use of Force, Principles of controlling resistance, force continuum variables in force response selection and applicable Use of Force case law. The class will then cover less than lethal force control techniques to include pressure points, distraction techniques, stuns and Taser. Officers will also be instructed on use of force response selection based on scenarios presented in a controlled practical exercise. Students already certified with Taser can use this training as their refresher.
|Police Law Institute||7.2||X100||07/11/16||07/21/16||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.
|Officer Survival: Vehicle Stops||1.2||P101||07/12/16||07/12/16||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.
|Digital Photography||2.4||P102||07/12/16||07/15/16||T,W,Th||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 Room Clearing||1.6||P102 and WPD Range||07/18/16||07/19/16||M,T,||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||AA Boone & Reggie Mitchell|| Through lecture, classroom, discussion, demonstration, and practical exercises, the student will be able to demonstrate the techniques of dynamic room clearing during dry and live fire exercises.
|2016 Mandatory In-service Firearms Training and Qualification||0.6||WPD Range||07/18/16||07/18/16||M||04:00 PM||11:00 PM||Billy Radford|| 2016 Mandatory In-Service Training
|2016 Mandatory In-service NC Firearms Law||0.2||WPD Range||07/18/16||07/18/16||M||02:00 PM||04:00 PM||Billy Radford|| 2016 Mandatory In-Service Training
|Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement (A.R.I.D.E.)||1.6||P101||07/19/16||07/20/16||T,W||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||Charles Galloway|| 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.
|Advanced Tactical Rifle||2.4||P102 and WPD Range||07/20/16||07/22/16||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 shooting.
|Officer Survival: Building Search||1.2||P101||07/21/16||07/21/16||Th||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 breach. Students will need their handcuffs and duty belts but no weapons for training.
|Effective Courtroom Testimony||1.6||P101||07/25/16||07/28/16||M,T||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||Alex Gazaway|| This course is designed to assist the law enforcement officer in preparing for and testifying in court. Students will practice effective testimonial procedures during mock trials.
|Photography In Crash Investigations||2.4||P102||07/26/16||07/28/16||T,W,Th||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||Ed Livesay|| This class will show the student valuable and timesaving techniques for quickly and accurately photographing the scene. And because much can be lost when the scene is cleared, you will learn the methods and settings to achieve the best results the first time. Topics include: Use of digital cameras, analyzing the crash scene, close up documentation, lighting conditions, night, inclement weather and flash photography, photographing vehicle damage and photographing human body injury
|Officer Survival: Subject Control||0.8||X100||07/28/16||07/28/16||Th||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.
|Advanced Civil Process: Landlord Tenant Issues||0.8||P102||08/01/16||08/01/16||M||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||Susan Moore|| This course will present to police officers and deputy sheriffs working in patrol or supervisory positions the laws, cases and recommended procedures that govern the landlord tenant relationship in the areas of eviction and property possession from an intervention, investigative, search and criminal perspective.
|Advanced Civil Process: Domestic Violence Protection Orders||0.8||P102||08/02/16||08/02/16||T||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||Susan Moore|| This course will present student with the legal requirements and issues involved in the enforcement of domestic violence and other protective orders.
|Advanced Civil Process: Service of Process||0.8||P102||08/03/16||08/03/16||W||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||Susan Moore|| This course is designed to present the student the legal requirements to make valid service on a variety of civil processes and parties including basic requirements for various remedies and processes.
|Community Policing||0.8||P101||08/08/16||08/08/16||M||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||Neal Collie|| This class offers a review of the concept and a critical look at the demands faced by competing community convers and how, through some practical approaches to operation demands, small police agencies can focus on a crime control and service approach that may fit their own department and community.
|Officer Survival: Robbery Response||0.8||P102||08/09/16||08/09/16||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.
|Officer Survival: Domestic Violence||0.8||P102||08/16/16||08/16/16||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.
|Police Law Institute Update||1.6||P102||08/18/16||08/19/16||Th,F||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||Andrew Tallmer||
|Highway Drug Interdiction||1.6||Delmastro Auditorium E100||08/22/16||08/23/16||M,T||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||Sheriff Mike Lewis, Wicomico County, Maryland|| 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.
|Dignitary Protection||4||X100||08/22/16||08/26/16||M,T,W,Th,F||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||AA Boone|| 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.
|Canine Law||0.8||P101||08/26/16||08/26/16||F||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||Andrew Tallmer|| This course will inform canine handlers and administrators on cases relevant to searches with canine as well as the canine's interaction with citizens..
|Latent Fingerprint Comparison||4||P102||08/29/16||09/02/16||M,T,W,Th,F||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||Michael Summers|| This course will expose the student to locating, developing and processing latenet prints; obtaining prints for classificatioon; the basics of the Henry System of classification, and use of AFIS for identification. Heavy emphasis is placed on practical exercises. Students will need a fingerprint magnifier for class.
|Basic Gang Investigation||2.4||09/13/16||09/15/16||T,W,Th||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||Amanda Escamilla/James Holmes|| This course is designed to assist the patrol officer, school resource officer, and criminal investigator to become more aware of the street gang phenomenon. Areas covered include traditional gang history, understanding the gang subculture and dynamics of street gangs.
|Advanced Civil Process: Executions and Execution Sales||1.6||10/19/16||10/20/16||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.
|Advanced Civil Process: Writs and Orders of Possession||0.8||10/21/16||10/21/16||F||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||Susan Moore|| This course will present to 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.
|Advanced Rapid Deployment/Bus Assaults/Rescue Scenario||1.6||X100 WPD Range||06/23/26||06/24/16||Th,F||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||AA Boone/Reggie Mitchell|| This course will review the responsibilities of law enforcement officers during and active shooter situation and conduct exercises that reinforce those responsibilities.