Title Description Start Date End Date
Search Warrant Prep Course will provide the skills necessary to conduct enforcement activities associated with search warrants, and to prepare such warrants. 07/08/2020 07/09/2020
Community Policing This course will cover the following subject matter: Overview the history of Community Policing, Identifying Today's Policing Challenges, Police Strategies, Problem Solving with SARA, Relationship between social disorder and community engagement, steps law enforcement agencies can take to improve citizen satisfaction.l 07/08/2020 07/08/2020
Mass Protest Law This course will examine the legal and operational issues confronted by law enforcement officers when dealing with protests and counter-protests. Course topics include: crowd and traffic management, first amendment free speech and right to assembly issues, fourth amendment search and seizure law pertaining to mass protest, parade permits, mutual aid agreements, preparation, planning, a nd training, command and control, barriers, mass arrests and law enforcement community caretaking function. 07/10/2020 07/10/2020
Investigating Use of Force Incidents This course is designed to prepare students with proper components of reporting and investigation of use of force incidents. These components include Officer arrival, observations at initial arrival, initial verbal directions, responses of suspects to commands, initial control methods employed, effectiveness of initial control, documenting compliance of the suspect as well as de-escalation techniques 07/14/2020 07/15/2020
Basic Radar Operator 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 (910-926-6099) to obtain necessary copies of the current Radar Operator Manual and Supplement. 07/20/20 07/24/20
Taser Certification/Recertification Taser X26 and X2 certification and Re-certification 07/21/2020 07/21/2020
Bus Assaults and Rescues This course is designed to assist the operators on how to gather specific intelligence on a bus during a critical incident. It prepares the operator on many options in reference to shutting the bus down, breeching windows, breeching doors, and approaches from many angles. Boarding the target during an assault and many techniques on securing occupants on the bus along with a variety of responsibilities from team members will be covered. 07/22/2020 07/24/2020
Advanced Civil Process: Prejudgement Remedies This course is designed to present the student the legal requirements to make valid service and levy on a variety of prejudgment civil process and parties including basic requirements for validity authorizing the Sheriff to act on those remedies and processes. This course will also 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. 07/27/2020 07/28/2020
Drug Enforcement for Patrol Officers 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. 08/04/2020 08/06/2020
Basic Interview and Interrogation 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. 08/10/2020 08/14/2020
Ethics for Supervisors This course discusses the principles of professional and ethical conduct affecting law enforcement supervisors. Participants are placed into ethical dilemma situations during classroom activities. 08/11/2020 08/11/2020
Cell Phone Analysis In this three day 20 hour course, officers will be exposed to the basic knowledge of social media and cellular information and records and how those records can be obtained and used as part of a criminal investigation. The course will further cover such topics as basic cellular theory and function, how to properly and legally obtain cellular and social media records, examination and exploitation of call details records, cellular mapping techniques, NC electronic surveillance laws, pen registers, global positioning, call records research, and the use of electronic surveillance as part of fugitive operations. 08/12/2020 08/14/2020
Basic Tactical Ballistic Shields This course highlights the use 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. 08/17/2020 08/18/2020
Implicit Bias This course is designed to provide training on dealing with some of today's toughest topics in law enforcement. Students well be taught to identify and overcome unconscious bias and the advantages of embraing diversity and inclusion 08/18/2020 08/18/2020
Advanced Tactical Rifle 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. 08/19/2020 08/21/2020
DWI Detection & SFST 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 intorduced, and 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. 08/25/2020 08/27/2020
The Finish Line 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. 08/28/2020 08/28/2020
Police Law Institute 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. 09/08/2020 09/18/2020
Digital Photography 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. 09/08/2020 09/10/2020
Fugitive Apprehension This course is designed to expand upon the knowledge and skills that officers will need to safely and effectively locate and apprehend violent offenders. The course will place focus on alla spects of apprehensiion from time warrant issued until the ps 09/14/2020 09/18/2020
MS Word and PowerPoint for the CJ Instructor This course is designed to prepare Criminal Justice Instructors with the tool to navigate MS Word and to prepare PowerPoints for the CJ Instructor Training Course. This course is mandatory for all students taking the General Instructor class. 09/22/2020 09/22/2020
Criminal Justice Instructor Training 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. 09/23/2020 10/09/2020
Developing and Using Criminal Evidence 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 sketcing, evidence collection and preservation, use of specialized equipment and techniques, marking evidence for identification, packaging and labeling evidence, forensic lab coordination, and case preparation. 10/12/20 10/16/2020
First Line Supervision 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. 10/12/2020 10/16/2020
Mass Protest Law This course will examine the legal and operational issues confronted by law enforcement officers when dealing with protests and counter-protests. Course topics include: crowd and traffic management, first amendment free speech and right to assembly issues, fourth amendment search and seizure law pertaining to mass protest, parade permits, mutual aid agreements, preparation, planning,a nd training, command and control, barriers, mass arrests and law enforcement community caretaking function. 10/16/2020 10/16/2020
Narcotic Covert Surveillance This is an advanced law enforcement course which serves as an introduction to concepts and techniques of covert surveillance and undercover operations. Students will participate in actual surveillance of role players during the training. 10/19/2020 10/23/2020
Police Law Institute 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. 11/09/2020 11/20/2020
Basic/Intermediate Civil Process This course is designed to present to the student the legal requirements to make valid service on a variety of civil process and parties including basic requirements for various remedies. 11/16/2020 11/19/2020
Basic Crime Scene Management 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. 11/23/2020 11/25/2020
Basic Narcotic Investigation 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. 12/07/2020 12/11/2020

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