Title Description Start Date End Date
Basic Tactical Shield 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. 2024/07/15 2024/07/16
Bloodborne Pathogens/Hazardous Materials 2024 In-Service 2024/07/16 2024/07/16
Bloodborne Pathogens/Hazardous Materials 2024 In-Service 2024/07/16 2024/07/16
Direct Threat Engagements Trauma Skills This course is designed to instruct law enforcement officers in direct threat engagement and shooting fundamentals as well as the basic medical care interventions that will help save an injured officer and emergency responder’s life until a higher level of care can be safely performed. The course combines the principles of PHTLS and Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC) and Tactical Emergency Casualty Care (TECC) guidelines. Course participants will learn life-saving medical actions that focus on saving “preventable deaths” while achieving three primary goals: stop the threat, treat the casualty, and continue the mission. Skills being taught will include, bleeding control with a tourniquet, use of hemostatic agents, basic wound management and basic casualty airway management. 2024/07/17 2024/07/18
Bloodborne Pathogens/Hazardous Materials 2024 In-Service 2024/07/18 2024/07/18
Bloodborne Pathogens/Hazardous Materials 2024 In-Service 2024/07/18 2024/07/18
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 introduced, 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. 2024/07/23 2024/07/25
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 handcuffs, and duty belts, but no firearms. 2024/07/23 2024/07/23
Officer Survival: Vehicle Stops 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 . 2024/08/01 2024/08/01
School Resource Officer Training NCJA Commission approved SRO certification. This course will present students with guidelines on operating as a school resource officer as it relates to the fourth amendment and other legal issues concerning juveniles and law enforcement. 2024/08/05 2024/08/09
Academic Checklist Prep for 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. 2024/08/05 2024/08/05
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. 2024/08/06 2024/08/23
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 (910-525-4151) to obtain necessary copies of the current Radar Operator Manual and Supplement. 2024/08/12 2024/08/23
Critical Intervention Team (CIT) Training This 40 hour training is designed to assist our first responders who respond to incidents involving individuals with a mental health or substance uses crisis, and those with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Officers will learn the following: (1) How to identify and effectively interact with people who have mental illness, intellectual or developmental disabilities, and/or additcions (2) Basic medication awareness (3) Verbal de-escalation skills (4) Awareness of community resources. i 2024/08/26 2024/08/30
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. 2024/08/26 2024/08/29
Sexual Assault Investigation By its very nature, most sexual assaults occur in private, that is without witnesses to the crime and occur when there is some kind of relationship between the offender and the victim. The defense is “nothing like that happened” or the victim consented rather than revisited. Additionally, victims may wait before reporting the crime to the police. These circumstances may make it very difficult to successfully prosecute the offender for his crimes. Research and experience has shown that the completeness and accuracy of victims’ accounts are important factors in whether or not the case is solved. However, victims’ reports of crimes, particularly involving sexual assault and domestic violence, are sometimes known to be incomplete and partially incorrect, often viewed by others as “unreliable”. This course will explore the ways of determining when a victim or witness is mistaken or has memory gaps due to fear, anger, shame, guilt, psychological and physical trauma, and alcohol and drug intoxication. Also covered in depth are various investigative techniques including pretext telephone calls, search warrant applications, victim interviews, compliant victims of sexual assault, late reported sexual assaults, case preparation to present for prosecution. Particular attention is given to investigation of “late reported” sexual assaults 2024/08/27 2024/08/28
Sexual Victimization of Children By its very nature, most sexual assaults occur in private, that is without witnesses to the crime and occur when there is some kind of relationship between the offender and the victim. The defense is “nothing like that happened” or the victim consented rather than revisited. Additionally, victims may wait before reporting the crime to the police. These circumstances may make it very difficult to successfully prosecute the offender for his crimes. Research and experience has shown that the completeness and accuracy of victims’ accounts are important factors in whether or not the case is solved. However, victims’ reports of crimes, particularly involving sexual assault and domestic violence, are sometimes known to be incomplete and partially incorrect, often viewed by others as “unreliable”. This course will explore the ways of determining when a victim or witness is mistaken or has memory gaps due to fear, anger, shame, guilt, psychological and physical trauma, and alcohol and drug intoxication. Also covered in depth are various investigative techniques including pretext telephone calls, search warrant applications, victim interviews, compliant victims of sexual assault, late reported sexual assaults, case preparation to present for prosecution. Particular attention is given to investigation of “late reported” sexual assaults. 2024/08/29 2024/08/29
Ground Defense This class is designed to expand on the concepts of basic ground defense to include the use of advanced level ground techniques as well as the S.P.E.A.R. system to avoid takedowns and quickly penetrate and move suspects in raid type situations. 2024/09/04 2024/09/05
Radar Operator Re-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 (910-525-4151) to obtain necessary copies of the current Radar Operator Manual and Supplement. 2024/09/09 2024/09/13
Homicide Investigation his 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 toward both investigators and patrol officers. The instruction method will include lectures, video programs and review of actual homicide cases. 2024/09/09 2024/09/13
Cell Extraction This course is designed to prepare and equip the administrator, trainer and officer in implementing procedures and subject control tactics when responding to a "forced" cell extraction/insertion of an unresponsive prisoner. The emphasis of this training program is to focus on the developing systematic procedures which utilize a team approach when faced with a cell extraction which maximizes both officer and prisoner safety. 2024/09/11 2024/09/11
Law Enforcement Management Institute (Part 1) The Coastal Plain Law Enforcement Management Institute is a unique learning opportunity for mid and uppler level managers of law enforcement agencies. The class sessions allow regional law enforcement managers an opportunity and access to law enforcement experts who have attained specialized skills and knowledge in their respective fields. The program emphasizes four key ares of management: Managing YOURSELF, Managing YOUR RESOURCES, Managing YOUR PEOPLE and Managing YOUR COMMUNITY. The Law Enforcement Management Institue is designed to provide students with in-service training in two-day sessions over a seven-month period in order to minimize the amount of time spent away from their respective departments. Course Outlien: Orientation and Project Guidelines 8 hours; Professionalism & Accountability 8 hours, Policy and Procedure 16 hours; Public Safety Managers and Supervisors Leadership Development 16 hours; The Ethical Organization 16 hours; Pre-Project Presentation 9 hours; Presentation Skills 8 hours; Situational Leadership 16 hours; Mentoring New Employees 16 hours; Supervising Problem Employees 16 hours, Personnel Law Issues 16 hours, Supervisior Liability for Public Safety 16 hours; Budgeting 16 hours; Media Relations 16 hours and Project Presentations 16 hours. 2024/09/12 2024/12/20
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. 2024/09/16 2024/09/20
UAS Drone Intro/Public Safety This course prepares public safety/emergency responders for small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS)/Drone flight certification. Topics in.clude flight theory, flight operations, and flight training utilizing the Feder Aviation Administration (FAA) Remote Pilot-Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems Study Guide, North Carolina Unmanned Aircraft Systems Operator Permit Knowledge Test Study Guide and North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) Division of Aviation UAS flight standards & best practices. Learners will gain an introduction to commercial, government, and recreational drone applications. Coursework will highlight topics such as regulations, weather, airspace, human factors and sUAS performance. Upon completion, students will be prepared to sit for the FAA Part 107 Remote Pilot Knowledge Test and NCDOT UAS Operator Permit. This course must be taught utilizing the NC Department of Transportation Division of Aviation approved curriculum. Base course content is the same as UAS-3111 Small Unmanned Aircraft System. Please follow the link to order study manual required for course. The manual is also found on Amazon. https://asa2fly.com/2023-remote-pilot-test-prep 2024/09/16 2024/09/19
Basic SWAT 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, CBQ 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. 2024/09/16 2024/09/20
Search Warrant Prep This course will provide the skills necessary to conduct enforcement activities associated with search warrants, and to prepare such warrants. 2024/09/23 2024.09/24
Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement 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. 2024/09/24 2024/09/25
Effective Report Writing 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. 2024/09/26 2024/09/26
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. 2024/09/30 2024/10/04
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. 2024/10/07 2024/10/18
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 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 2024/10/15 2024/10/17
Transitioning to Red Dot (Firearms Instructors only) This course is designed for law enforcement who have made or will be transitioning from handguns with iron sights to handgunss with red dot sights. It is imortant to understand the fundamentals, how to best transition and the differences between ironn sights and red dot sights. 2024/10/17 2024/10/17
Basic Interview and Interrogation TThis 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; 2024/10/21 2024/10/25
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. 2024/10/21 2024/10/25
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. 2024/11/04 2024/11/08
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. 2024/11/05 2024/11/07
Field Training Officer Training 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 2024/11/11 2024/11/15
Advanced Interview and Interrogation 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. 2024/11/11 2024/11/15
Legal Update 2024 Mandated In-service 2024/11/12 2024/11/12
Legislative Update 2024 Mandated In-service 2024/11/12 2024/11/12
Domestic Violence: Elder Abuse/Citizens with Firearms 2024 Mandated In-service 2024/11/14 2024/11/14
Juvenile Justice Issues/Ethics: Increasing Professionalism 2024 Mandated In-service 2024/11/14 2024/11/14
Basic Tactical Shield 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. 2024/11/18 2024/11/19
Advanced Civil Process: Executions and Execution Sales This course will present to deputy sheriffs working in ccivil process the laws, cases, and recommended procedures that govern the enforcement of the post-judgement remedies of executions and evictions including legislative and case law change approved since 2001. 2024/11/18 2024/11/19
Firearms: Transitioning to Red Dot This course is designed for law enforcement who have made or will be transitioning from handguns with iron sights to handgunss with red dot sights. It is imortant to understand the fundamentals, how to best transition and the differences between ironn sights and red dot sights. 2024/11/19 2024/11/19
Advanced Civil Process; Writs and Orders of Possession This course will present the 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. 2024/11/20 2024/11/20
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. 2024/12/02 2024/12/06
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. 2024/12/02 2024/12/13
Introduction to Financial Crimes This class is designed to familiarize the student with types of fraud related to crimes that are prevalent in today's criminal environment. Students will be trained to identify different types of fraud involving checks, credit cards, information technology and currency 2024/12/17 2024/12/18
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