In-Service Training Catalog

 

This In-Service Training Catalog is designed to provide updated information to law enforcement personnel from the Prince William County Police Department and the Prince William County Sheriff's Office.

Other law enforcement agency personnel may register for classes when space is available, but no more than 30 days in advance of the requested class.
 
Firearms training is open to local law enforcement officers. For specific eligibility, contact the Firearms Range Manager at 703-792-5050.
 
For more information about the In-Service Training Catalog, or to register for classes, call 703-792-6599.

 

Information About Incident Command System Courses 
 

All Officers must take ICS 100 and ICS 700. All Sergeants must complete ICS 200. These three classes are available online.

All First Sergeants and above must complete ICS 300 (available only in the classroom). All Captains and above must complete ICS 800.

No Department registration is required for the online courses. Please submit your certificates upon successful completion of these courses.

NIMS Courses Available Online through FEMA's Independent Study Program:
IS 100 Introduction to the Incident Command System
IS 200 Basic Incident Command System
IS 700 National Incident Management System (NIMS) An Introduction
IS 800 National Response Plan (NRP) An Introduction


    
October 2014
 
The Work of Leaders -- Supervisor and Commander Training
This course is for supervisors and commanders to develop their leaders' abilities to create vision, to align employees and to accomplish execution under any conditions. Activities have been tailored to help commanders and supervisors to broaden their leadership capacity while inspiring employee commitment, ownership and accountability.
Course Date(s): Oct. 1-2, 2014 (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
Class Size: 25
MIR Hours: 16 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Sworn and civilian supervisors (all ranks)
Instructor(s): Larry Moser, Moser Training Solutions LLC
Class Coordinator: J.T. McCauley (703-792-5317)
 
Patrol Rifle Re-certification (Fall)
This half-day course will re-certify members in the use of the Department-issued patrol rifle. All patrol rifle operators must recertify in the spring and fall of each year. All members must achieve qualifying scores on all required courses in order to be re-certified.
Course Date(s):
Oct. 2, 2014 (1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
Oct. 9., 2014 (8 a.m. to Noon or 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
Oct. 17, 2014 (8 a.m. to Noon or 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
Class Size: 12 per session
MIR Hours: 4 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: All currently certified patrol rifle operators
Instructor(s): Range staff, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: S.K. Crosbie (703-792-5050)
 
Off-duty/Concealed Weapon Training

The purpose of this course is to provide the student with the opportunity to draw and fire their concealed off-duty firearm during realistic situations. Upon completion of this course, the student will have gained confidence in the use of their off-duty/concealed-carry weapon, and have a better understanding of state and federal laws -- and Department regulations -- concerning off-duty/concealed-carry. Inspections of weapons and holsters will be provided at the beginning of the course.

NOTE: Attendees are required to bring their off-duty weapon and off-duty holster, and they should wear clothing typically worn while carrying off duty.

Course Date(s): Oct. 3, 2014 (5 p.m. to 9 p.m.)
Class Size: 10
MIR Hours: 
Eligibility: Open to all sworn members.
Instructor(s): TTRU staff, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: S.K. Crosbie (703-792-5050)
 
VCIN Level B Re-certification
This is a four-hour re-certification class for B-Level operators.
Course Date(s):
Oct. 3, 2014 (8 a.m. to Noon)
Nov. 13, 2014 (1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
Class Size: 30
MIR Hours: 4 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to all currently certified VCIN Level B operators.
Instructor(s): Pam Mollenaur, PWC Public Safety Communications Office
Class Coordinator: H.I. DeGeneste (703-792-4409)
 
Unlimited Responsibility, Limited Authority

This course is for civilian employees in law enforcement agencies. Every agency has non-supervisory employees who are responsible for advancing projects while relying solely on the work of others. However, many of these employees lack "position power" an are frequently tasked with managing activities and projects when they have little, or limited, authority over those responsible for completing the work and turning it in on time.

This workshop is intended to assist these critical employees by further developing skills such as leadership, persuasion, building credibility, conflict resolution, listening, communication and team dynamics.

Course Date(s): Oct. 6-7, 2014 (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
Class Size: 30
MIR Hours: 0 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to civilian employees in law enforcement agencies
Instructor(s): Larry Moser, Moser Training Solutions LLC
Class Coordinator: J.T. McCauley (703-792-5317)
 
Legal Update 2014
This course fulfills the four hours of legal training required every two years as part of in-service training.
Course Date(s):
Oct. 8, 2014 (1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
Oct. 27, 2014 (1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
Nov. 17, 2014 (1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
Dec. 17, 2014 (1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
Class Size: 40
MIR Hours: 0 Career Development / 4 Legal
Eligibility: Sworn law enforcement personnel
Instructor(s): Boyce & Leahy, Lawyers
Class Coordinator: J.T. McCauley (703-792-5317)
 
VCIN Level B Certification
This is a 12-hour certification for B-Level operators.
Course Date(s): Oct. 9, 2014 (1 p.m. to 5 p.m.) & Oct. 10, 2014 (8 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
Class Size: 15
MIR Hours: 12 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to all sworn law enforcement personnel and civilian personnel as applicable.
Instructor(s): Pam Mollenaur, PWC Public Safety Communications Office
Class Coordinator: H.I. DeGeneste (703-792-4409)
   
Criminal Investigations 101
This course provides basic and fundamental training in the techniques, concepts and methodologies of conducting criminal investigations. This one-week course will give students a working knowledge of the Criminal Investigations Division and the roles of the detectives assigned to it. Students will receive instruction in the different techniques used to conduct various criminal investigations. Students will also receive instruction on writing and obtaining search warrants and court orders, as well as interview and interrogation techniques. This course is designed for patrol officers who aspire to become detectives as well as newly-assigned detectives.
Course Date(s): Oct. 20-24, 2014
Class Size: 24
MIR Hours: 36 Career Development / 4 Legal
Eligibility: Open to all sworn personnel; preference given to newly-assigned detectives.
Instructor(s): CID personnel, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: J.T. McCauley (703-792-5317)
     
Crime Scene Technician Course
This two-week course provides basic instruction on the systematic approach to crime scene processing: scene identification and security; crime scene documentation through the use of photographs, notes and sketches; evidence recognition; proper evidence collection, packaging and preservation techniques; and evidence submission for scientific examination. Instruction will include both classroom discussion and hands-on exercises, culminating in a critiqued investigation of a mock crime scene.
Course Date(s): Oct. 20-31, 2014
Class Size: 8
MIR Hours: 80 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: All sworn law enforcement personnel who have completed the Basic Police Photography Course.
Instructor(s): FSS Staff
Class Coordinator: H.I. DeGeneste (703-792-4409)
 
Wide Area Search PER-213-- CANCELLED!
This course offers an excellent training opportunity for nearly any jurisdiction or agency that may face such an emergency. The discipline applies to a vast number of critical situations, including natural disasters or terrorist incidents. Participants are instructed in practical search methods and skills so they can perform systematic searches over large affected areas. The training includes challenging exercises that mirror real life scenarios. The course concludes with an in-depth exercise that requires participants to use the skills gained.
Course Date(s): Oct. 21-23, 2014 (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
Class Size: 40
MIR Hours: 24 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: All sworn law enforcement personnel, fire department and volunteer responders, other organizations with search responsibilities.
Instructor(s): Russ Napier
Class Coordinator: H.I. DeGeneste (703-792-4409)
 
Tactical Firearms -- FULL!
This two-day class is a shooting course designed to increase your level of proficiency with your issued handgun during a deadly-force encounter. The course is based on one goal: winning a gunfight through the management of stress and the mastery of basic skills. This course is not designed to increase your range score; however, former students have said they are more comfortable with their weapon and confident in their skills, resulting in better scores. Classroom time is limited, as most of the course is dedication to live-fire exercises, low-light instruction/shooting, and scenario-based training.
Course Date(s): Oct. 23-24, 2014 (Noon to 10 p.m.)
Class Size: 12
MIR Hours: 20 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to all sworn law enforcement personnel.
Instructor(s): TTRU staff, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: S.K. Crosbie (703-792-5050)
 
Open Range
This is range time where sworn personnel may practice fundamentals and courses of fire to improve skills.
Course Date(s):
Oct. 24, 2014 (8 a.m. to Noon)
Nov. 24, 2014 (1 p.m. to 5 p.m.) -- Note changed date!
Dec. 15, 2014 (8 a.m. to Noon)
Class Size: 12
MIR Hours: N/A
Eligibility: Open to all sworn personnel.
Instructor(s): Range staff, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: S.K. Crosbie (703-792-5050)
  
Taser Operator Re-certification Course
Officers must be currently certified as Taser Operators in order to enroll. Taser re-certification is required every year to maintain certification. Officers must bring their equipment belt with them to training.
Course Date(s):
Oct. 24, 2014 (Noon to 4 p.m. or 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.)
Nov. 24, 2014 (8 a.m. to Noon or 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
Class Size: 12 per session
MIR Hours: 4 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Sworn law enforcement personnel who are currently certified Taser Operators
Instructor(s): Academy staff, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: J.T. McCauley (703-792-5317)
 
Basic Child Interviewing
This three-day training course is designed to give attendees a better understanding of how to conduct forensic interviews of children. Training will be geared toward interviewing children as alleged victims of physical and sexual abuse. It will include classroom instruction, videos of child interviews and practicals. The course will also include preparation for courtroom testimony involving crimes against children. Ideal training for detectives, officers and Child Protective Services workers who want to enhance their abilities with interviewing children.
Course Date(s): Oct. 27-29, 2014 (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
Class Size: 40
MIR Hours: 24 Career Development / 0 Legal / 0 Cultural Diversity
Eligibility: Patrol officers, detectives and CPS personnel
Instructor(s): Special Victims Unit, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: H.I. DeGeneste (703-792-4409)
 
Police Interceptor SUV Familiarization Training
All operators of the Ford Interceptor SUV are required to attend a familiarization training class within 90 days of being assigned to drive the vehicle. Students must bring the Interceptor with them the day of training.
Course Date(s): Oct. 29, 2014 (8 a.m. to 2 p.m.)
Class Size: 6
MIR Hours: 6 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to all sworn personnel who are assigned a Ford Interceptor SUV.
Instructor(s): EVOC staff, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: S.K. Crosbie (703-792-5050)
 
November 2014
 
Taser Operator Certification Course
This course will certify members in the use of the Department-issued Taser. Participants must bring their equipment belt with them to training.
Course Date(s): Nov. 3, 2014 (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
Class Size: 12
MIR Hours: 8 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: See General Order 27.10 for guidance on eligibility. Supervisor's approval must be submitted to the Academy for final approval.
Instructor(s): Academy staff, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: J.T. McCauley (703-792-5317)
 
Knock-and-Talk Investigation Techniques
This one-day training course provides officers with investigative techniques designed for officer safety and thorough investigations.
Course Date(s): Nov. 12, 2014 (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
Class Size: 40
MIR Hours: 8 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to all patrol officers and detectives.
Instructor(s): Byron Boston, Professional Law Enforcement Training
Class Coordinator: H.I. DeGeneste (703-792-4409)
 
Patrol Rifle Certification
This three-day course will certify members in the use of the Department-issued patrol rifle. All members must achieve qualifying scores on all required courses in order to be certified. **The final day of the course will be evening hours.**
Course Date(s):
Nov. 12-14, 2014 (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.**)
Dec. 3-5, 2014 (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.**) -- Note added date!
Class Size: 12
MIR Hours: 24 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Sworn personnel who are selected by squad supervisors.
Instructor(s): Range staff, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: S.K. Crosbie (703-792-5050)
 
Patrol Officer Drug Investigations
This two-day training course provides officers with investigative techniques designed for officer safety and thorough investigations.
Course Date(s): Nov. 13-14, 2014 (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
Class Size: 40
MIR Hours: 16 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to all patrol officers and detectives.
Instructor(s): Byron Boston, Professional Law Enforcement Training
Class Coordinator: H.I. DeGeneste (703-792-4409)
  
VCIN Level B Re-certification
This is a four-hour re-certification class for B-Level operators.
Course Date(s): Nov. 13, 2014 (1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
Class Size: 30
MIR Hours: 4 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to all currently certified VCIN Level B operators.
Instructor(s): Pam Mollenaur, PWC Public Safety Communications Office
Class Coordinator: H.I. DeGeneste (703-792-4409)
 
Animal Cruelty & Fighting Investigation Course
Participants of this course will learn how to investigate dogfighting, cockfighting and other animal-cruelty crimes. They will learn the background of animal fighting and illegal animal abuse in Virginia, and how these crimes are associated with other felony crimes. The instructors are former and current law enforcement, and are experts in enforcing animal protection laws.
Course Date(s): Nov. 17, 2014 (8 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
Class Size: 35
MIR Hours: 7 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to sworn law enforcement personnel and all Animal Control Bureau personnel.
Instructor(s): Janette Reever, Humane Society of the United States
Class Coordinator: S. D. Jones (703-792-6507)
 
Legal Update 2014
This course fulfills the four hours of legal training required every two years as part of in-service training.
Course Date(s):
Nov. 17, 2014 (1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
Dec. 17, 2014 (1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
Class Size: 40
MIR Hours: 0 Career Development / 4 Legal
Eligibility: Sworn law enforcement personnel
Instructor(s): Boyce & Leahy, Lawyers
Class Coordinator: J.T. McCauley (703-792-5317)
 
Less-Lethal Projectile Re-certification
This two-hour course will re-certify members in the use of the Department-issued less-lethal projectile shotgun. All certified LLP operators must re-certify once per calendar year.
Course Date(s): Nov. 17, 2014 (8 a.m. to 10 a.m.  OR  10 a.m. to Noon)
Class Size: 12 per session
MIR Hours: 2 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Sworn personnel who are currently LLP operators.
Instructor(s): Range staff, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: S.K. Crosbie (703-792-5050)
  
Less-Lethal Projectile Certification
This four-hour course will certify students in the use of the Department-issued less-lethal projectile shotgun. All members must achieve qualifying scores on all required courses in order to be certified.
Course Date(s): Nov. 17, 2014 (1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
Class Size: 12
MIR Hours: 4 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Sworn Operations personnel who are approved by squad supervisors.
Instructor(s): Range staff, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: S.K. Crosbie (703-792-5050)
 
Dr. Bobby Smith & Senior Chief (Ret.) Tom Shea Seminar

This exclusive, one-day seminar -- co-hosted by the Fairfax County, Northern Virginia, and Prince William County criminal justice academies -- will feature the following distinguished speakers:

Dr. Bobby Smith, a retired Louisiana State Trooper, is a national and international motivational speaker. His seminar, "The Will to Survive: Dealing with the Aftermath," encompasses critical incident issues and how trauma affects an individual mentally, physically, emotionally and behaviorally. Specific topics to be covered include police personalities, Dr. Smith's personal story of his line-of-duty shooting on March 14, 1986; effects of traumatic events; the healing process; and coping skills.

Senior Chief (Ret.) Tom Shea, USN, one of the top Navy Seal commanders, served 23 years with distinguished valor. During his career, he served in three wars, ultimately leading a team of SEALs into Afghanistan. He earned the Silver Star, Bronze Star for Valor, and multiple commendation medals for valor. He regularly lectures to military and law enforcement agencies on having a "winning mindset and controlling your internal dialogue."

Course Date(s): Nov. 20, 2014 (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
Class Size: 270
MIR Hours: 8 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to sworn law enforcement personnel
Instructor(s): Dr. Bobby Smith (8 a.m. to Noon) & Senior Chief (Ret.) Thom Shea (1 p.m.  to 5 p.m.)
Class Coordinator: J.T. McCauley (703-792-5317)
 
Open Range
This is range time where sworn personnel may practice fundamentals and courses of fire to improve skills.
Course Date(s):
Nov. 24, 2014 (1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)  -- Note changed date!
Dec. 15, 2014 (8 a.m. to Noon)
Class Size: 12
MIR Hours: N/A
Eligibility: Open to all sworn personnel.
Instructor(s): Range staff, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: S.K. Crosbie (703-792-5050)
 
Taser Operator Re-certification Course
Officers must be currently certified as Taser Operators in order to enroll. Taser re-certification is required every year to maintain certification. Officers must bring their equipment belt with them to training.
Course Date(s): Nov. 24, 2014 (8 a.m. to Noon or 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
Class Size: 12 per session
MIR Hours: 4 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Sworn law enforcement personnel who are currently certified Taser Operators
Instructor(s): Academy staff, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: J.T. McCauley (703-792-5317)
 
December 2014
 
Criminal Patrol Techniques
This class is geared toward officers who wish to better the skills needed to conduct traffic stops safely, and to successfully participate in detecting established criminal indicators and recognizing warning signs on the stop. The course reviews the variety of levels of threat that an officer could encounter and how to respond. Participants will be introduced to several interview scenarios involving passenger vehicles, motor coach buses, rental vehicles, RVs and moving trucks. It includes pre-stop indicators, possible criminal indicators, the traffic stop, warning signs, and the complete interview -- through the arrest and the post-arrest interview and interrogation. 
Course Date(s): Dec. 2-3, 2014 (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
Class Size: 40
MIR Hours: 16 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: All sworn law enforcement personnel.
Instructor(s): James Eagleson, The 4:20 Group LLC
Class Coordinator: S.D. Jones (703-792-6507)
  
LIDAR Operator Certification
Students must be currently certified as RADAR operators in order to enroll.
Course Date(s): Dec. 2, 2014 (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
Class Size: 16
MIR Hours: 8 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: All sworn law enforcement personnel.
Instructor(s): Sergeant H. Oyler and Officer R. Gomez, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: S.D. Jones (703-792-6507)
 
Patrol Rifle Certification --  Note added date!
This three-day course will certify members in the use of the Department-issued patrol rifle. All members must achieve qualifying scores on all required courses in order to be certified. **The final day of the course will be evening hours.**
Course Date(s): Dec. 3-5, 2014 (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.**)
Class Size: 12
MIR Hours: 24 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Sworn personnel who are selected by squad supervisors.
Instructor(s): Range staff, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: S.K. Crosbie (703-792-5050)
 
RADAR / LIDAR Re-certification
All operators must attend re-certification every three years. If you are not sure of your re-certification due date, please contact the Academy. RADAR re-certification will be from i a.m. .to Noon, and LIDAR re-certification will be from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Course Date(s): Dec. 3, 2014 (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
Class Size: 35
MIR Hours: 4 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: All sworn law enforcement personnel.
Instructor(s): Sergeant H. Oyler and Officer R. Gomez, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: S.D. Jones (703-792-6507)
 
Advanced Search and Seizure
This one-day training course provides officers with advanced investigative techniques designed for thorough investigations.
Course Date(s): Dec. 15, 2014 (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
Class Size: 40
MIR Hours: 8 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to all patrol officers and detectives.
Instructor(s): Byron Boston, Professional Law Enforcement Training
Class Coordinator: H.I. DeGeneste (703-792-4409)
 
Sovereign Citizens / Anti-Government Individuals
This two-day course will equip the law enforcement officer with the knowledge to recognize and identify Sovereign Citizens/Anti-Government Individuals, and to better understand the subculture movement, to enhance officer safety and conduct thorough investigations. Sovereign Citizen tactics, documents, speech, courtroom behavior and ideological beliefs will all be thoroughly discussed.
Course Date(s): Dec. 15-16, 2014 (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
Class Size: 40
MIR Hours: 16 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to all sworn law enforcement personnel.
Instructor(s): Detective Rob Finch, Greensboro (N.C.) Police Department
Class Coordinator: S.D. Jones (703-792-6507)
 
Open Range
This is range time where sworn personnel may practice fundamentals and courses of fire to improve skills.
Course Date(s): Dec. 15, 2014 (8 a.m. to Noon)
Class Size: 12
MIR Hours: N/A
Eligibility: Open to all sworn personnel.
Instructor(s): Range staff, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: S.K. Crosbie (703-792-5050)
 
Patrol Rifle Open Range
This is range time where patrol rifle operators may practice fundamentals and courses of fire to improve skills.
Course Date(s):  Dec. 15, 2014 (1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
Class Size: 12 per session
Eligibility: Open to all current patrol rifle operators.
Instructor(s): Range staff, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: S.K. Crosbie (703-792-5050)
 
Legal Update 2014
This course fulfills the four hours of legal training required every two years as part of in-service training.
Course Date(s): Dec. 17, 2014 (1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
Class Size: 40
MIR Hours: 0 Career Development / 4 Legal
Eligibility: Sworn law enforcement personnel
Instructor(s): Boyce & Leahy, Lawyers
Class Coordinator: J.T. McCauley (703-792-5317)
  
*NEW* Shoot House Instructor

Shoot-house training provides officers with the ability to hone their shooting skills under realistic, high-stress conditions. This course offers instructors all the tools necessary to build a shoot-house program and improve their fellow officers' shooting skills. Topics include safety issues in the shoot house, the responsibilities of the instructor, developing programs, how to integrate the range and the shoot house in training, working with tactical teams in the shoot house and live fire exercises.

NOTE: This course is offered by a vendor and is being held at the Academy. There is a fee for this course, and enrollment is through Team One Network.

Course Date(s): Dec. 18-19, 2014 (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
Class Size: Determined by vendor
Eligibility: Open to all sworn law enforcement
Instructor(s): Team One Network staff
Class Coordinator: S.K. Crosbie (703-792-5050)
 
January 2015
 
Club Drugs and the Club Scene
This two-day training course provides officers with knowledge of the latest "club" drugs and provides information and techniques for investigating the club scene for illegal drug activity.
Course Date(s): Jan. 21-22, 2015 (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
Class Size: 40
MIR Hours: 16 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to all patrol officers and detectives.
Instructor(s): Kyle Land, Professional Law Enforcement Training
Class Coordinator: H.I. DeGeneste (703-792-4409)
 
February 2015
 
BREATHE Workshop
This four-hour course provides officers with effective verbal intervention methods and techniques to use with challenging and/or hostile individuals. The majority of any officer's day-to-day duties require that he or she demonstrate the ability to respectfully intervene, understand, and effectively respond to citizens as well as criminals. It provides an understanding of how to verbally intervene and de-escalate persons who may be intent on resisting lawful orders and commands. It also focuses on gaining insights on personality traits or actions an officer may be presenting that can help or hinder the situation.
Course Date(s): Feb. 18 2015 (8 a.m. to Noon)
Class Size: 40
MIR Hours: 4 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to all sworn law enforcement personnel.
Instructor(s): Brendan King, Crisis Consultant Group LLC
Class Coordinator: H.I. DeGeneste (703-792-4409)
 
SOLVE Workshop
This four-hour course provides attendees with highly effective verbal intervention techniques to use when confronted with challenging and/or hostile individuals. A few words or actions can mean the difference between successful resolution and costly liability, and/or violent actions. Attendees will learn the skills needed to intervene, understand, and immediately de-escalate these situations without causing further escalation or unnecessary harm.
Course Date(s): Feb. 18 2015 (1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
Class Size: 40
MIR Hours: N/A
Eligibility: Open to civilian personnel.
Instructor(s): Brendan King, Crisis Consultant Group LLC
Class Coordinator: H.I. DeGeneste (703-792-4409)
 
April 2015
 
Prescribed: "Fighting the War on Prescription Drugs"
This one-day training course provides officers with knowledge of the prescription drug problem and provides information and techniques for investigating the theft, sale and use of prescription drugs
Course Date(s): Apr. 27, 2015 (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
Class Size: 40
MIR Hours: 8 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to all patrol officers and detectives.
Instructor(s): Kyle Land, Professional Law Enforcement Training
Class Coordinator: H.I. DeGeneste (703-792-4409)