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


 
April 2014
 
VCIN Level B Re-certification
This is a four-hour re-certification class for B-Level operators.
Course Date(s):
Apr. 4, 2014 (8 a.m. to Noon)
May 12, 2014 (1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
Jul. 21, 2014 (1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
Aug. 8, 2014 (1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
Aug. 25, 2014 (1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
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)
 
Patrol Rifle Re-certification (Spring)
This half-day course will re-certify members in the use of the Department-issued patrol rifle. All patrol rifle operators must re-certify in the Spring and Fall of each year and must achieve qualifying scores on all required courses in order to be re-certified.
Course Date(s):
Apr. 4, 2014 (8 a.m. to Noon, or 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
Apr. 11, 2014 (8 a.m. to Noon, or 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
May 2, 2014 (8 a.m. to Noon, or 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
May 9, 2014 (8 a.m. to Noon, or 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
May 16, 2014 (8 a.m. to Noon, or 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
Jun. 6, 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)
 
Basic Police Motorcycle Operations Course
This two-week course provides the knowledge and skills necessary to ensure maximum efficiency of the motorcycle under normal and emergency conditions. The course is divided into two parts: basic principles of motorcycle operation; and advanced techniques, including escorts and traffic stops. Each student will be required to bring a departmental motorcycle. Students must wear a helmet, long pants, boots, gloves, and eye protection at all times while operating a motorcycle on Academy grounds. Students are also required to bring their duty leather gear, duty weapon, and 100 rounds of frangible ammunition.
Course Date(s): Apr. 7-18, 2014 (7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., and two night-driving days TBA)
Class Size: 6 (minimum) to 12 (maximum)
MIR Hours: 80 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Only agency personnel assigned to the Motors Unit, or who operate a Department-issued motorcycle.
Pre-Requisites:  Students must have a Class M motorcycle license, or a Class M learner's permit, by April 7th.
Instructor(s): PWCPD and Northern Virginia motor instructors
Class Coordinator: S.K. Crosbie (703-792-5050)
   
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):
Apr. 7-18, 2014
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)
 
Legal Update 2014
This course fulfills the four hours of legal training required every two (2) years as part of in-service training. Interested officers should have their supervisors send an email to Master Deputy Stephanie Jones.
Course Date(s):
Apr. 7, 2014 (1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
May 14, 2014 (1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
Jun. 9, 2014 (1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
Class Size: 40
MIR Hours: 0 Career Development / 4 Legal
Eligibility: All sworn law enforcement personnel.
Instructor(s): Bill Boyce & Associates
Class Coordinator: S.D. Jones (703-792-6507)
  
VCIN Level B Certification
This is a 12-hour certification for B-Level operators.
Course Date(s):
Apr. 10, 2014 (1 p.m. .to 5 p.m.) & Apr. 11, 2014 (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
Jul. 17, 2014 (1 p.m. to 5 p.m.) & Jul. 18, 2014 (8 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
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)
 
LIDAR Operator Certification
Students must be currently certified as RADAR operators in order to enroll.
Course Date(s):
Apr. 16, 2014 (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
Jun. 11, 2014 (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
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)
 
DUID Training Program (PWCCJA hosting site only)

The Commonwealth's Attorneys' Services Council (CASC) will be conducting this training for prosecutors and law enforcement officers. The course focuses on the difficult cases involving driver impairment due to the use of illegal and/or prescription drugs. Topics included recognizing the drugged driver, keys to winning DUID cases, blood testing issues and much more. The latest version of the Virginia DUI Manual will be distributed to all participants. There is NO charge for this single-day training. Lunch will be provided. MCLE and In-Service Training Credits are pending

NOTE: You must pre-register to attend. Registration is conducted online.

***Interested PWCPD personnel must get prior approval to attend from their supervisors, then register online. After receiving registration confirmation from the website, you must contact Officer J.T. McCauley to be enrolled in the PWCCJA Training Database.***

Course Date(s): Apr. 18, 2014 (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
Class Size: 80
MIR Hours: Pending. Participants will receive a PIC form to submit to their respective Academies.
Eligibility: All sworn law enforcement personnel.
Instructor(s): Various
Class Coordinator: J.T. McCauley (703-792-5317)
 
WMD Radiological / Nuclear Awareness & TtT Module

This introductory-level course presents a WMD radiological/nuclear overview for first responders and other personnel who, in the course of their normal duties, may be the first to arrive on the scene of a radiological or nuclear incident. It focuses on the basics of radiation, possible health effects, hazard identification, proper notification procedures, and the radiological/nuclear threat.

All students must attend every hour of training to receive certification. Participants who are instructors for their agencies will have the option to obtain a Rad/Nuclear Awareness "train the trainer" status. *This course is recommended for any personnel who will be attending the Personal Radiation Detection Awareness course on April 24, 2014.*

Course Date(s): Apr. 23, 2014 (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
Class Size: 20
MIR Hours: Career Development / Legal
Eligibility: Open to PWC sworn law enforcement personnel, fire services and hazmat personnel, as well as other first responders from Prince William County agencies and other area jurisdictions.
Pre-requisites: Students must have photo credentials with them prior to the beginning of class.
Registration Info (incl. deadline):  Forward PD101 to class coordinator | Deadline is 31 March 2014.
Instructor(s): Nevada Center for Radiological/Nuclear Training (CTOS) instructors.
Class Coordinator: J. Lanzafama (703-792-6538)
 
Personal Radiation Detector Awareness (PER-243)
This course trains law enforcement and public-safety officers to employ department-procured and issued personal radiation detectors (PRDs) within the bounds of the jurisdiction/agency operational environment, including local instruments, procedures, and legal considerations. The course provides training and extensive hands-on practice with radioactive material. PRD instruments used in the course are those owned and issued by the participant's organization.
 
This class will refresh current PRD operators, as well as meet the initial requirements for those wishing to become PRD operators. All students must attend every hour of training to receive certification.
Course Date(s): Apr. 24, 2014 (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
Class Size: 20
MIR Hours: Career Development / Legal
Eligibility: Open to PWC sworn law enforcement personnel, fire services and hazmat personnel, as well as other first responders from Prince William County agencies and other area jurisdictions.
Pre-requisites: Students must have photo credentials with them prior to the beginning of class.
Registration Info (incl. deadline): Forward PD101 to class coordinator | Deadline is 31 March 2014.
Instructor(s): Nevada Center for Radiological/Nuclear Training (CTOS) instructors.
Class Coordinator: J. Lanzafama (703-792-6538)
 
Off-Duty/Concealed Weapon Training
This course provides the student with the opportunity to draw and fire a personally owned, concealed, off-duty firearm during realistic situations. Upon completion of the 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, regarding 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. Students must provide weapon type, caliber and manufacturer PRIOR to attending the class.
Course Date(s): Apr. 25, 2014 (Noon to 4 p.m. or 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.)
Class Size: 10
MIR Hours: 4 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: All sworn law enforcement personnel.
Instructor(s): TTRU staff
Class Coordinator: S.D. Jones (703-792-6507)
  
May 2014
 
Patrol Rifle Re-certification (Spring)
This half-day course will re-certify members in the use of the Department-issued patrol rifle. All patrol rifle operators must re-certify in the Spring and Fall of each year and must achieve qualifying scores on all required courses in order to be re-certified.
Course Date(s):
May 2, 2014 (8 a.m. to Noon, or 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
May 9, 2014 (8 a.m. to Noon, or 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
May 16, 2014 (8 a.m. to Noon, or 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
Jun. 6, 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)
 
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):
May 5, 2014 (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
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: S.D. Jones (703-792-6507)
 
Scenario Role Player Training Course
This eight-hour course is designed for officers who participate as role players in scenario-based training. The topics covered include key points of role playing, simunitions, concussion training and proper use of the RedMan equipment. This is a mandatory class for those wishing to participate in the Academy's "Super Bowl," or other scenario-based training. Those instructors who need instructor hours can earn them by assisting in future role-playing practicals.
Course Date(s): May 7, 2014 (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
Class Size: 12
MIR Hours: 8 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to all sworn law enforcement personnel
Instructor(s): Officer R. Surman, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: S.D. Jones (703-792-6507)
 
VCIN Level B Re-certification
This is a four-hour re-certification class for B-Level operators.
Course Date(s):
May 12, 2014 (1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
Jul. 21, 2014 (1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
Aug. 8, 2014 (1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
Aug. 25, 2014 (1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
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)
 
Legal Update 2014
This course fulfills the four hours of legal training required every two (2) years as part of in-service training. Interested officers should have their supervisors send an email to Master Deputy Stephanie Jones.
Course Date(s):
May 14, 2014 (1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
Jun. 9, 2014 (1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
Class Size: 40
MIR Hours: 0 Career Development / 4 Legal
Eligibility: All sworn law enforcement personnel.
Instructor(s): Bill Boyce & Associates
Class Coordinator: S.D. Jones (703-792-6507)
 
Basic Bicycle Patrol School
This week-long course is designed for officers interested in becoming a Bike Patrol Officer. Students will learn basic bike-handling principles and techniques, as well as pursuit and emergency-braking techniques. Topics will also include bike handling in traffic and in crowded conditions, as well as off-road riding.
 
This is a physically demanding class and all students MUST be in good physical condition to attend. Students must also be able to successfully complete a five-to-10 mile ride each day and one 15-to-20 mile ride.
 
All students MUST complete all hours of training to receive certification. If you have court on any training day, you cannot sign up for this course. Completion of the course is not authorization to work in a Bike Officer capacity. Authorization from the Chief of Police is required to work as a Bike Officer.
Course Date(s): May 19-23, 2014 (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.). **Class on May 22nd will be held in the evening hours to acquaint students with low-light conditions.**
Class Size: 20
MIR Hours: 40 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to all sworn personnel (with pre-approval from Bike Unit Supervisor)
Enrollment Process: If interested, please have your Supervisor send an email authorizing your attendance to Officer J.T. McCauley. Officer McCauley will send the names of those who would like to enroll to the Bike Supervisor for approval (mandatory). Students approved for the final roster will receive training orders.
Instructor(s): Officer R. Drumm and Officer M. Search, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: J.T. McCauley (703-792-5317)
  
*NEW* Bicycle Patrol Re-certification
This course re-certifies officers who are currently certified bicycle patrol officers. The course is mandatory, annually, to maintain bicycle patrol certification.
Course Date(s): May 22, 2014 (8 a.m. to Noon)
Class Size: 40
MIR Hours: 4 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to all sworn certified bicycle patrol officers
Instructor(s): Officer R. Drumm and Officer M. Search, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: J.T. McCauley (703-792-5317)
 
Search Warrant Seminar--FULL!
This three-day working seminar is designed to provide an understanding of search-and-seizure issues for uniformed officers, investigative personnel, sheriff's deputies and others who routinely deal with these issues. Students will have practical exercises in preparing search warrants.
Course Date(s): May 28-30, 2014 (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
Class Size: 30
MIR Hours: 20 Career Development / 4 Legal
Eligibility: All sworn law enforcement personnel.
Instructor(s): Detective Doug Comfort, Fairfax County Police Department
Class Coordinator: H.I. DeGeneste (703-792-4409)
  
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):
May 29, 2014 (8 a.m. to 10 a.m.  OR  10 a.m. to Noon)
Jul. 18, 2014 (8 a.m. to 10 a.m.  OR  10 a.m. to Noon)
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):
May 29, 2014 (1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
Jul. 18, 2014 (1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
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)
 
June 2014
 
Patrol Rifle Re-certification (Spring)
This half-day course will re-certify members in the use of the Department-issued patrol rifle. All patrol rifle operators must re-certify in the Spring and Fall of each year and must achieve qualifying scores on all required courses in order to be re-certified.
Course Date(s): Jun. 6, 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)
  
Legal Update 2014
This course fulfills the four hours of legal training required every two (2) years as part of in-service training. Interested officers should have their supervisors send an email to Master Deputy Stephanie Jones.
Course Date(s): Jun. 9, 2014 (1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
Class Size: 40
MIR Hours: 0 Career Development / 4 Legal
Eligibility: All sworn law enforcement personnel.
Instructor(s): Bill Boyce & Associates
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):
Jun. 11, 2014 (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
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)
 
Fraudulent Documents
Fraudulent documents can open the door to many areas of criminal activity, and an officer's ability to recognize fraudulent documents at the street level can greatly enhance the detection of possible criminal activity. This course addresses officer safety, accepting a document for identification, indicators of possible fraud, and interviewing the presenter. Students will examine genuine and counterfeit documents during this course to enhance their skills.
Course Date(s): June 16, 2014 (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
Class Size: 30
MIR Hours: 5 Career Development / 1 Legal / 2 Cultural Diversity
Eligibility: All sworn law enforcement personnel.
Instructor(s): Detective Doug Comfort, Fairfax County Police Department
Class Coordinator: H.I. DeGeneste (703-792-4409)
  
July 2014
 
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):
Jul. 1-3, 2014 (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.**)
Nov. 12-14, 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)
 
Patrol Rifle Instructor
This one-week class teaches the skills needed to become a patrol rifle instructor. Students must be a certified DCJS general instructor and firearms instructor in order to participate in the class. The class will be physically demanding, requiring some running and rapid movement. **Thursday's class will be evening training.**
Course Date(s): Jul. 7-11, 2014 (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.**) -- FULL!
Class Size: 12
MIR Hours: 40 Career Development / O Legal
Eligibility: Open to sworn law enforcement personnel who are certified DCJS general instructors and firearms instructors.
Instructor(s): Range staff, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: S.K. Crosbie (703-792-5050)
 
Speed Measurement Device--Operator Course
This course will cover RADAR and LIDAR operation requirements, including testing, proper operation, and courtroom testimony. This is a certification course; students must attend all hours of training in order to be certified. *The fourth day of training will take place during the evening hours from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Course Date(s):
Jul. 7-11, 2014 (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.*)
Sep. 15-19, 2014 (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.*)
Class Size: 12
MIR Hours: 40 Career Development / O Legal
Eligibility: Open to all sworn law enforcement personnel who meet the pre-requisites.
Instructor(s): Sergeant H. Oyler and Officer R. Gomez, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: S.D. Jones (703-792-6507)
 
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): Jul. 14, 2014 (8 a.m. to Noon)
Class Size: 12 per session
Eligibility: Open to all current patrol rifle operators.
Instructor(s): Range staff, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: S.D. Jones (703-792-6507)
  
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):
Jul. 16, 2014 (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
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)
 
VCIN Level B Certification
This is a 12-hour certification for B-Level operators.
Course Date(s):
Jul. 17, 2014 (1 p.m. to 5 p.m.) & Jul. 18, 2014 (8 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
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)
 
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):
Jul. 18, 2014 (8 a.m. to 10 a.m.  OR  10 a.m. to Noon)
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):
Jul. 18, 2014 (1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
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)
   
VCIN Level B Re-certification
This is a four-hour re-certification class for B-Level operators.
Course Date(s):
Jul. 21, 2014 (1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
Aug. 8, 2014 (1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
Aug. 25, 2014 (1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
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)
 
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):
Jul. 23, 2014 (8 a.m. to Noon or 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
Jul. 25, 2014 (Noon to 4 p.m. or 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.)
Aug. 4, 2014 (8 a.m. to Noon or 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
Aug. 11, 2014 (8 a.m. to Noon or 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
Sep. 4, 2014 (8 a.m. to Noon or 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
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: S.D. Jones (703-792-6507)
 
August 2014
 
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):
Aug. 4, 2014 (8 a.m. to Noon or 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
Aug. 11, 2014 (8 a.m. to Noon or 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
Sep. 4, 2014 (8 a.m. to Noon or 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
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: S.D. Jones (703-792-6507)
 
VCIN Level B Re-certification
This is a four-hour re-certification class for B-Level operators.
Course Date(s):
Aug. 8, 2014 (1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
Aug. 25, 2014 (1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
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)
 
September 2014
 
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):
Sep. 4, 2014 (8 a.m. to Noon or 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
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: S.D. Jones (703-792-6507)
 
Speed Measurement Device--Operator Course
This course will cover RADAR and LIDAR operation requirements, including testing, proper operation, and courtroom testimony. This is a certification course; students must attend all hours of training in order to be certified. *The fourth day of training will take place during the evening hours from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Course Date(s): Sep. 15-19, 2014 (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.*)
Class Size: 12
MIR Hours: 40 Career Development / O Legal
Eligibility: Open to all sworn law enforcement personnel who meet the pre-requisites.
Instructor(s): Sergeant H. Oyler and Officer R. Gomez, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: S.D. Jones (703-792-6507)
 
Basic Police Photography
This 24-hour course will provide the student with the basic knowledge, skills and tools of police photography.
Course Date(s): Sep. 16-18, 2014
Class Size: 8
MIR Hours: 24 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to all sworn law enforcement personnel.
Course Requirement: All students must attend every hour of training to receive certification.​
Instructor(s): Officer M. Cook, PWCPD Forensic Services Section
Class Coordinator: H.I. DeGeneste (703-792-4409)
   
October 2014
 
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)
 
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)
   
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)
   
Tactical Firearms
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, 2015 (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)
 
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: S.D. Jones (703-792-6507)
  
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: S.D. Jones (703-792-6507)
 
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.**)
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)
 
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)
 
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)
 
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: S.D. Jones (703-792-6507)
 
December 2014
 
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)
  
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)