Title Description Start Date End Date
School Resource Officer 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 SRO in the North Carolina School System. 08/02/2021 08/06/2021
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. 08/02/2021 08/04/2021
Officer Survival: Building Search Tactics 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. This block of training does include evening hours. 08/05/2021 08/05/2021
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. 08/09/2021 08/13/2021
Report Writing for Law Enforcement Report writing is one of the most important functions of a law enforcement officer. Reports are reviewed by prosecutors, attorneys, judges, insurance companies and the public. It is important to be concise and clear when writing all reports. This course will teach the proper structure and organization of a report as well as how to avoid some of the most common errors when report writing.r 08/12/2021 08/12/2021
Basic Criminal Investigation 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. 08/16/2021 08/20/2021
Advanced Tactical Shields Ballistic Shield Operator- This course is designed to assist the operator in handling the ballistic shield in different situations. The operator will be able to shoot from behind the shield in an aggressive manner and conduct a reload with and without the gas mask. The operator will also unload, shoot on the move, SIMS evolutions, conduct down officer rescues and operate the shield while conducting dynamic/static room clears, along with implementing into threshold evaluation techniques. There will also be drills to control suspects with the shield and how to move suspects while maneuvering the shield. The operator will conduct entries dry and live fire exercises in 2 man and 3 man evolutions with and without the gas mask. There will be additional drills to get each operator acclimated to the shield in many ways. This is a physically demanding course that will require a great deal of focus physically and mentally. Equipment list: 1. Duty handgun and web gear; 2. Wrap around eye protection, ear protection; 3. Ballistic vest (full tac kit fi available); 4. Helmet if available; 5. Knee pads; 6. Ballistic shield with strap if available; 7. 400 rounds of handgun (duty weapon); 8. 150 rounds of rifle if available (duty weapon); 9. Gas mask with filters; 10. Ball cap, BDU style pants, rain gear, plenty of water; 11. Smoke (1), CN or CS gas 91) per agency; 12. 50 rounds of SIMS 9mm handgun rounds; 13. Outline will be handed out in class or available on website from college to run your copy.d 08/16/2021 08/18/2021
DWI Case Prep This course is designed to acquaint the student with the skills necessary to prepare a well documented DWI case so that it may later lead to successful prosecution. 08/18/2021 08/19/2021
Tactical Mindset Tactical Mindset is an intense course that will challenge the officers. This course is designed for he patrolman, detective, school resource officer and SWAT operator. Officers will be challenged through lecture, discussions, and video footage of fellow officers that have been involved in shootings. This will be classroom and class participation will be requested. This course will explore the officers mentally and physically. Tactical mindset will assist the officers in preparation for the deadly encounter. It is also designed to open the mindset to understanding the obstacles that will b encountered after the shooting. This course will provide ideas and things that need to be in place and already shared to love ones in the officer's life when this day comes. This course will also assist the officers in preparing for supporting their fellow officer and family after a deadly encounter or just a use of deadly force encounter. The course will allow officers to face reality and challenge themselves as for getting ready mentally and physically. It will get deep into the psychological and physiological aspects of a shooting. At the end of this block of instruction every student will take something back home and also leave with a stronger commitment to be more dedicated, motivated, obligated and determine to be ready for the fight when it shows up. 08/19/2021 08/20/2021
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 910-926-6099. Reading and other assignments will need to be completed in the student's evening hours. 08/23/2021 09/02/2021
Latent Fingerprint comparison 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. 08/23/2021 08/27/2021
Police Law Institute Update The goal of this course is to provide a refresher of case law for students who have already completed the Police Law Institute course. This class will provide information associated with: search warrants, warrantless searches, interviews, eyewitness identifications and nontestimonial identification orders and to avoid liability while conducting such activities. 09/7/2021 09/08/2021
Search Warrant Prep Course will provide the skills necessary to conduct enforcement activities associated with search warrants, and to prepare such warrants. 09/09/2021 09/10/2021
DWI Detection &and 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. 09/14/2021 09/16/2021
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 all aspects of apprehensiion from time warrant issued until the offender is secured. 09/13/2021 09/17/2021
Implicit Bias and Impartial Policing 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 09/14/2021 09/15/2021
Scrap Metal Theft Investigations At the end of this block of instruction the student will be able to identify the harm causd by scrap metal theft; identify factors contributing to scrap metal thefts, know specific responses to reduce scrap metal theft and review and discuss NC General Statutes pertaining to secondary recyclers. 09/17/2021 09/17/2021
Radar Operator Recertification 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. Recertification is required to maintain operator status. 09/20/2021 09/21/2021
Basic S.W.A.T. This is the BasicS.W.A.T. course that will cover every area of tactics for a basic operator. This will be an intense course that will be physically and mentally demanding. Some of the taactical areas taat will be covered is an overview of S.W.A.T. physical fitness for the S.W.A.T. operator, CQB Thresh hold evaluation, tactical dynamic and static room clearing, combative fighting for close quarters with and without weapons, tactical firearms (handguns, rifles, submachine gun), ballistic shields, down man rescue, entry drills, dry/live fire, vehicle takedowns, legal issues for S.W.A.T. operators, S.W.A.T. callouts during night operations dry/live fire evolutions, use of tactical Robot, SIMS evolutions and several more intense block of instructions. Equipment needed: 1. Duty handgun and holster; 2. If available duty rifle, submachine gun; 3. Gas mask mandatory with filter; 4. Tactical entry and protective kit including helmet (TACTICAL GEAR); 5. If available elbow and knee pads; 6. 1 of each - smoke, gas CN or CS and flash bang; 7. Ammo - handgun - 450 rounds; 8. Ammo - submachine gun - 350 rounds; 10. Flashlight/secondary light; 11. Ballistic shield; 12. Rap around eye protection, hearing protection is mandatory; 13. Ballistic vest or tactical ves is mandatory (helmet); 14. Recommend gloves, boots, baseball style hat, BDU style pants; 15. Plenty of water; 16. Outlines are mandatory - will be handed out in classroom or on college website; 17. SIMS handgun 9mm, 50 rounds or SIMS if available. 09/20/2021 09/24/2021
Microsoft Word/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. 09/20/2021 09/20/2021
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 70 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. 09/21/2021 10/08/2021
Beginning a Drone Program for LEO This is a sixteen hour course that will cover the laws related to obtaining a Federal Aviation Administration Part 107 license and laws that apply to law enforcement (to include North Carolina State Law). It addition, students will be familiarized with the steps necessary to start a drone program for a law enforcement agency. . 10/11/2021 10/12/2021
Advanced Traffic Crash Investigation 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 a pre-requisite to this class. Students must complete both the Intermediate and Advanced Traffic Accident Investigation courses to enroll in the Accident Reconstruction course. Students will need to bring the following supplies to class on the first day: calculator w/trig functions, compass (to draw circles), and a traffic template (Northwestern or IPTMP). 10/11/2021 10/15/2021
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. 10/25/2021 10/27/2021
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. 10/25/2021 10/29/2021
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. 10/25/2021 10/28/2021
Radar Operator Certification 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. 11/01/2021 11/05/2021
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. 11/02/2021 11/04/2021
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. 11/08/2021 11/12/2021
Juvenile Law This course is designed to acquant law enforcement officers with the specific responsibilities in juvenile matters. 12/13/2021 12/14/2021
Beginning a Drone Program for LEO This is a sixteen hour course that will cover the laws related to obtaining a Federal Aviation Administration Part 107 license and laws that apply to law enforcement (to include North Carolina State Law). It addition, students will be familiarized with the steps necessary to start a drone program for a law enforcement agency. . 11/15/2021 11/16/2021
Advanced Civil Process: Enforcement of DV Protection Orders This course will present to police officers and deputy sheriffs working in patrol or supervisory positions the laws, cases and recommended procedures that govern domestic violence protection orders and the proper methods of enforcing and complying with juvenile custody orders. 11/15/2021 11/15/2021
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. 11/15/2021 11/19/2021
Advanced S.W.A.T. Advnced S.W.A.T. is a challenging course that will force the opertors to push each other during each evolution. Operators will be tested during scenarios day and night operations. Vehicle evolutions for vehicle assaults and shooting from the inside of a vehicle drills at threats on the outside of the vehicle will be conducted. Each operator will be drilled on handgun, rifle and sub-gun ovolutions. This course is physicall demanding to test the mental and physical limits of the operators. SIMS will be implemented during evolutions. The main focus is placed on teamwork. Equipment list: 1. Duty gear- handgun, holster, 3 magazines 2. Eye, ear protection 3. Ballistic vest 4. Tactical gear with helmet if available 5. 500 handgun rounds 6. 450 rifle or submachine gun rounds 7. Outlines: will be provided for ou at the start of class 8. Baseball style cap, gloves, knee pads, elbow pads, goggles 9. Ballistic shield 10. Gas Mask 11. Each team is requested for a smoke, NFDD, CN or CS 12. Plenty of water 13. SIMS handgun weapons, 50 rounds of SIMS ammo if available. 11/15/2021 11/19/2021
Advanced Civil Process: Landlord Tenant Issues 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. 11/16/2021 11/16/2021
Police Law Institute (PLI) 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 910-926-6099. Reading and other assignments will need to be completed in the student's evening hours. 11/29/2021 12/10/2021
Field Training Officer Training (FTO Hybrid) 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. 12/13/2021 12/17/2021
Search Warrant Prep This course will provide the skills necessary to conduct enforcement activities associated with search warrants, and to prepare such warrants. 12/15/2021 12/16/2021
S.W.A.T. Regional Training 12/13/2021 12/14/2021

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