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|
|Drug Enforcement For Patrol||2.4||P102||09/06/16||09/08/16||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
|Field Training Officer Training (Hybrid)||4||P102||09/12/16||09/16/16||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 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.
|Tactical Shotgun||1.6||P102/WPD Range||09/19/16||09/21/16||M,T||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||AA Boone/Reggie Mitchell|| Through lecture, classroom discussion, demonstration, practical exercises and live fire exercises, the student will be able to demonstrate the techniques and perform live fire drills during live fire tactical training.
|Vehicle Assaults and Rescues||1.6||P102/WPD Range||09/22/16||09/23/16||Th,F||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 assault during a live fire exercise
|IPMBA Police Cycling Course||P101||09/26/16||09/30/16||M,T,W,Th,F||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||Jay Scott Neal|| Upon completing this course, successful candidates will be eligible for their Police Cyclist Certification, including one year of membership in IPMBA. Candidates must score at least 76% on the written test and achieve a satisfactory rating in all on-bike skills test in order to earn certification. Police bicycle skills training will consist of a minimum 40 hours of classroom and practical riding. Students will need to purchase the book "The Complete Guide to Public Safety Cycling", 2nd edition. Training will start each day in the classroom and practical training exercises will be after lunch. This course will include 3 hours of training on the firing range.
|Patrol Rifle||2.4||X100||10/04/16||10/06/16||T,W,Th||08:00 AM||05:00 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 olds set of their daily wear, to include sport coat if they wear one at work, ammo count 300 rifle, 50 handgun, ear/ey protection, rifle and handgun.
|Basic Crime Scene Management||2.4||P102||10/05/16||10/07/16||W,Th,F||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 breaking and entering to murder. This course includes academic lectures and several hands on exercises.
|S.W.A.T.||4||P102||10/10/16||10/14/16||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.
|Radar Operator Recertification||1.6||P102||10/11/16||10/14/16||T,W 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.
|Basic Criminal Investigation||4||10/17/16||10/21/16||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.
|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 Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement (A.R.I.D.E.)||1.6||P102||10/24/16||10/25/16||M,T||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.
|Radar Operator Certification||4||P101||10/24/16||10/28/16||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.
|C J Instructor Training||8||P102||10/26/16||11/10/16||W,Th,F, M, T||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.
|Advanced Community Policing||1.6||11/09/16||11/10/16||W,Th,F||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.
|First Line Supervision||4||P102||11/14/16||11/18/16||M,T,W,Th,F||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||Certified Specialty Instructors|| 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.
|Advanced Gang Investigation||4||P101||11/14/16||11/18/16||M,T,W,TH,F||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||Amanda Escamilla|| This unit provides basic, generic information necessary to understand and teach the topic of gang awareness. It describes common gang definitions, history, migration, and national gang trends. Additionally, it describes signs and symbols of major types of gangs in North Carolina and the United States. This unit also presents a number of strategies and tactics that can be used to suppress gang activity, as well as officer safety issues in gang contacts. It addresses factors that should be considered in developing a suppression strategy, the importance of evaluation, and the importance of ethical, democratic policing principles in gang suppression activities.
|Police Law Institute (PLI)||7.2||X100||11/28/16||12/08/16||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.
|Homicide Investigation||4||P102||11/28/16||12/02/16||M,T,W,Th,F||08:00 AM||05:00 PM||Stephen Gardner|| This course will provide instruction on the methods, techniques and strategies utilized in investigating homicides. Crime scene processing analysis and management will be featured topics. This course will be directed towards both investigators and patrol officers. The instruction methods will include lectures, video programs and review of actual homicide cases.
|DWI Detection and SFST||2.4||X100||11/29/16||12/01/16||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 students are taught techniques of Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus in establishing evidence of impairment. Practical exercises and controlled drinking take place during the afternoon and evening hours of class.
|Intermediate Traffic Crash Investigation||4||P103||12/05/16||12/09/16||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.
|Narcotic Covert Surveillance||4||P101||12/05/16||12/09/16||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.
|Advanced Interview & Interrogation||4||P101||12/12/16||12/16/16||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.
|The Finish Line||0.4||X100||12/13/16||12/13/16||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.