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Training Catalog, In-Service Courses

The In-Service Training Catalog provides 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


 
September 2018
 
General Instructor Development Course

This 40-hour course is the first step in becoming a DCJS Certified General Instructor. The course introduces students to the fundamentals of course design, basic facilitation skills and techniques to manage a classroom. Students MUST attend every hour of this course to meet DCJS requirements.

Due to limited seating and great demand, the Academy Director will make the final selection of those accepted to attend the course. You must provide the following:

  • Submit a memorandum to the Chief of Police which should include the following information:
    • reason/need for instructor certification
    • understanding that you will be asked to instruct future mandatory training and your Supervisors are willing to allow you to assist
    • an understanding that you will meet the DCJS requirements to become an instructor and maintain certification within the allotted time

Course Date(s):

Class Size: 20
MIR Hours: 40 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to employees requiring DCJS instructor certification. This is a MANDATORY certification needed prior to any Specialty Instructor certifications (EVOC, Firearms, CT, Taser, Speed Measurement and SFST).
Instructor(s): Larry Moser, Moser Training Solutions
Class Coordinator: J.T. McCauley (703-792-5317)
 
SWAT School -- FULL!

This 80-hour (two-week) course is a hands-on overview of SWAT tactics and operations. The training is physically demanding and precludes any individuals who are on light duty from enrolling. Any member currently applying, or planning to apply, to the SWAT Team is highly encouraged to take this course. Students will be required to attend every hour of this course for successful completion; anyone who has court, off-duty details, hire-back assignments, or any other conflicts scheduled during the course hours will not be allowed to enroll.

Equipment required for the course: clothing suitable for tactical training, boots, duty gear, flashlight, gas mask, ballistic or tactical vest, handgun, rifle (only if it is Department-issued), ball cap and radio.

To enroll, please ensure you meet the above requirements, and have your supervisor send an email to the class coordinator authorizing your enrollment. **Members will be notified once a final roster is determined.**

Course Date(s):

Class Size: 18
MIR Hours: 80 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to sworn law enforcement personnel; preference given to any member currently applying, or wishing to apply, to the SWAT Team.
Instructor(s): SWAT Team Members, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: R.T. Gudaitis (703-792-4609)
 
Unified Command - the First 30 Minutes

This three-hour course is offered to sergeants, and aspiring sergeants, of the County's Fire & Rescue and Police departments and the Sheriff's Office. The course will sharpen the skills of supervisors and commanders during incidents that require Unified Command, and will include table-top exercises. It is designed to help incident commanders from fire services and law enforcement work efficiently and effectively within the first 30 minutes of an incident.

Course Date(s):
Class Size: 80 (maximum) per session
MIR Hours: N/A
Eligibility: Must be rank of Sergeant, or aspiring Sergeant, in PWCPD, PWCSO, or PWCDFR
Instructor(s): Captain S. Arft, PWCDFR and First Sergeant J. Robertson, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: J.T. McCauley (703-792-5317)
   
Legal Update 2018

This course fulfills the four hours of legal training required every two years as part of In-service Training.

Course Date(s):
Class Size: 40
MIR Hours: 0 Career Development per session / 4 Legal
Eligibility: Open to sworn law enforcement personnel.
Instructor(s): Boyce and Leahy, lawyers
Class Coordinator: M.J. Mihalovich (703-792-6507)
   
VCIN B-Level Certification

This is a 12-hour certification course for B-Level operators.

Course Date(s): 
Class Size: 15
MIR Hours: 12 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to all personnel.
Instructor(s): Various
Class Coordinator: H.I. DeGeneste (703-792-4409)
 
ERD Operator Re-certification Course

Officers who are currently certified as ERD Operators must re-certify every year to maintain certification. Officers must bring their duty belt and patrol vest to training. **Please do not bring any live firearms, ammo, OC or batons into the classroom.**

Course Date(s):

Class Size: 20 per session
MIR Hours: 4 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to sworn law enforcement personnel who are currently certified as ERD operators.
Instructor(s): Academy staff and instructors, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: R.T. Gudaitis (703-792-4609)
 
VCIN B-Level Re-Certification

This is a 4-hour re-certification course for B-Level operators.

NOTE: Classes will be in various locations and are listed after the date/time information below.

Course Date(s):

Class Size: 25
MIR Hours: 4 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to all personnel.
Instructor(s): Various
Class Coordinator: H.I. DeGeneste (703-792-4409)
 
Crime Scene Technician Refresher 2018

This four-hour course reinforces selected topics (presented during the Basic Crime Scene Technician Course) concerning crime-scene documentation and evidence collection. Participants will be presented with new information and techniques in the field of crime-scene investigation. The course will consist of discussion and practical exercises. All Police Department and Fire Marshal Crime Scene Technicians must attend one CST Refresher course per calendar year.

NOTE: Classes will be at the Forensic Services Section.

Course Date(s):

Class Size: 8
MIR Hours: 4 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to Police Department Crime Scene Technicians & Fire Marshals Office Crime Scene Technicians
Instructor(s): Forensic Services Staff, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: H.I. DeGeneste (703-792-4409)
    
Courtroom Survival Techniques

This one-day course brings the law enforcement officer mentally into the courtroom. Officers will learn the do’s and don’ts of testifying. They will learn how and why a personal connection must be made with the judge or jury, and how to establish and protect their personal credibility. Officers will learn when and why they may be called to the witness stand and the importance as well as the limitations of testifying. Preparation tips will be provided to minimize the risks inherently associated with testifying. In addition, specific techniques will be presented to teach officers how to counter common/favorite tactics used by defense attorneys.

Course Date(s):  Sep.

Class Size: 40
MIR Hours: 4 Career Development / 4 Legal
Eligibility: Open to sworn law enforcement personnel.
Instructor(s): PLET
Class Coordinator: H.I. DeGeneste (703-792-4409)
 
Advanced Search and Seizure

This one-day course provides officers with the most up-to-date court rulings affecting search and seizure. Officers will get a refresher on the 4th Amendment and search warrant exceptions as well as a practical application of these concepts. Real-world scenarios will be presented in class to encourage discussions. Classes often divide on whether an example was a “good search" or a "bad search.” Officers will learn from the scenarios and are better prepared to answer the tough questions in court if a warrant is challenged. This course provides sound search and seizure techniques that will assist officers in building a solid case supported by evidence. Participants will also learn how to draft penal interest search warrants and anticipatory search warrants, as well as techniques to overcome the “Knock and Announce” requirements.

Course Date(s):  Sep.

Class Size: 40
MIR Hours: 6 Career Development / 2 Legal
Eligibility: Open to sworn law enforcement personnel.
Instructor(s): PLET
Class Coordinator: H.I. DeGeneste (703-792-4409)
 
October 2018
 
Patrol Rifle Operator Re-certification

This two-hour class re-certifies members in the use of the Department-issued patrol rifle. All patrol rifle operators re-certify in the spring and fall of each year. All members must achieve qualifying scores on all required courses in order to be certified.

NOTE: Location is Range 82, 4818 Midland Rd., Midland, Va. | Directions

Course Date(s):

Class Size: 14 per session
MIR Hours: 0 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to all current patrol rifle officers
Instructor(s): Range staff, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: H.I. DeGeneste (703-792-4409)
 
Advanced Pro-Active Patrol--FULL!

This class covers advanced patrol techniques that provide a patrol officer with the tools to detect, investigate, and make pro-active arrests. Instructors provide classroom presentation on case law, learned/developed techniques, current drug information, and reviews of PWCPD cases. Scenario-based training is also used, as well as the opportunity to attempt these techniques with support and advice from SIB detectives.

Course Date(s): 

Class Size: 16
MIR Hours: 20 Career Development / 4 Legal
Eligibility: Open to Patrol officers with 1 to 9 years experience
Instructor(s): Detective J. Lane, Detective D. Sekely, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: H.I. DeGeneste (703-792-4409)
 
Basic Police Photography Course--FULL!

This 24-hour course provides the student with the basic knowledge, skills and tools of police photography. This course is a prerequisite for CST School.

NOTE: Classes will be at the Forensic Services Section.

Course Date(s): 

Class Size: 8
MIR Hours: 24 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to all PWCPD sworn personnel and PWCDFR Fire Marshals.
Instructor(s): Forensic Services Section staff, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: H.I. DeGeneste (703-792-4409)
 
Search Warrants for Patrol--FULL!

This class covers the basics of obtaining and executing a search warrant at the Patrol and/or the new Detective levels. Instructors provide classroom presentation that covers case law, general orders, the Virginia state code, learned/developed techniques, and examples of search warrants. Scenario-based training is also used, as well as the opportunity to develop probable cause to obtain a search warrant and write a search warrant. SIB detectives and Assistant Commonwealth's Attorneys will be available for support/advice during these exercises.

Students who have completed the Advanced Pro-active Patrol class are strongly recommended to attend this course. Although this course will focus on obtaining search warrants related to narcotics offenses, the knowledge obtained will be applicable to any situation where a search warrant is needed.

NOTES:

  • Students will need an MDC or a personal laptop computer for the class.
  • This course complements the Advanced Pro-Active Patrol Course (see entry for Oct. 2-4).

Course Date(s): 

Class Size: 16
MIR Hours: 4 Career Development / 4 Legal
Eligibility: Open to all sworn law enforcement officers.
Instructor(s): Detective D. Sekely, PWCPD
Class Coordinator(s): M.J. Mihalovich (703-792-6507) and H.I. DeGeneste (703-792-4409)
 
LInX Course -- NOTE ADDED CLASSES

This four-hour course is designed for users who are new to NCR-LInX, and is required to gain access. The lecture portion covers what LInX is, uses for law enforcement and the policy & rules behind the use of the system. The rest of the course is "hands on" in which all students will log into the system and run sample searches. Students will learn how to set up/change preferences, search regions, and use best practices and investigative/analytical features of the most common structured, and unstructured, searches. At the conclusion of the session access and use of the FBI's NDEx system will be covered. This system has been connected to LInX since May 2013.

Course Date(s):
 
Class Size: 10 per session
MIR Hours: N/A
Eligibility: Open to all PWCPD sworn personnel; civilian personnel must receive approval via CAU Supervisor D. Locke-Trillhaase.
Instructor(s): Various certified instructors
Class Coordinator: J.T. McCauley (703-792-5317)
 
Unified Command - the First 30 Minutes

This three-hour course is offered to sergeants, and aspiring sergeants, of the County's Fire & Rescue and Police departments and the Sheriff's Office. The course will sharpen the skills of supervisors and commanders during incidents that require Unified Command, and will include table-top exercises. It is designed to help incident commanders from fire services and law enforcement work efficiently and effectively within the first 30 minutes of an incident.

Course Date(s):
Class Size: 80 (maximum) per session
MIR Hours: N/A
Eligibility: Must be rank of Sergeant, or aspiring Sergeant, in PWCPD, PWCSO, or PWCDFR
Instructor(s): Captain S. Arft, PWCDFR and First Sergeant J. Robertson, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: J.T. McCauley (703-792-5317)
    
VCIN B-Level Re-Certification

This is a 4-hour re-certification course for B-Level operators.

NOTE: Classes will be in various locations and are listed after the date/time information below.

Course Date(s):

Class Size: 25
MIR Hours: 4 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to all personnel.
Instructor(s): Various
Class Coordinator: H.I. DeGeneste (703-792-4409)
 
Crime Scene Technician Refresher 2018

This four-hour course reinforces selected topics (presented during the Basic Crime Scene Technician Course) concerning crime-scene documentation and evidence collection. Participants will be presented with new information and techniques in the field of crime-scene investigation. The course will consist of discussion and practical exercises. All Police Department and Fire Marshal Crime Scene Technicians must attend one CST Refresher course per calendar year.

NOTE: Classes will be at the Forensic Services Section.

Course Date(s):

Class Size: 8
MIR Hours: 4 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to Police Department Crime Scene Technicians & Fire Marshals Office Crime Scene Technicians
Instructor(s): Forensic Services Staff, PWCPD
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. 

NOTE: Classes will be at the Forensic Services Section.

Course Date(s):

Class Size: 8
MIR Hours: 80 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to sworn law enforcement & PWCDFR Fire Marshals (all must have completed Basic Police Photography prerequisite)
Instructor(s): Forensic Services Staff, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: H.I. DeGeneste (703-792-4409)
  
Legal Update 2018

This course fulfills the four hours of legal training required every two years as part of In-service Training.

Course Date(s):
Class Size: 40
MIR Hours: 0 Career Development per session / 4 Legal
Eligibility: Open to sworn law enforcement personnel.
Instructor(s): Boyce and Leahy, lawyers
Class Coordinator: M.J. Mihalovich (703-792-6507)
   
November 2018
 
VCIN B-Level Re-Certification

This is a four-hour re-certification course for B-Level operators.

NOTE: Classes will be in various locations and are listed after the date/time information below.

Course Date(s):

Class Size: 25
MIR Hours: 4 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to all personnel.
Instructor(s): Various
Class Coordinator: H.I. DeGeneste (703-792-4409)
 
EVOC Remedial

Remedial EVOC training reinforces positive skills taught in basic training, knowledge, and behavior for any law enforcement employee who has been involved in a crash. This remedial training will be customized to the individual student's deficiency following a brief review of the collision. After it is determined why a student is attending this course, exercises that will be most beneficial to the student will be taught. A variety of exercises are covered to target any issues that may arise due to speed, backing, and inattention. Topics including "below 100," distracted driving, the Code of Virginia, and defensive driving will be covered in every class.

Course Date(s):

Class Size: 16
MIR Hours: N/A
Eligibility: Open to all sworn personnel.
Instructor(s): EVOC staff, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: H.I. DeGeneste (703-792-4409)
 
Van and Wagon

This class is for agency personnel assigned to operate van and wagon-style vehicles while on patrol, and for special detail situations. It is NOT intended for operators of large trucks or bus-style vehicles. The included EVOC driving exercises simulate normal, everyday driving situations and offer the operator an opportunity to practice resolutions before they are encountered on the job.

Students will learn what is a special service vehicle, and understand the vehicle dynamics involved when operating these types of vehicles. They will learn how they differ from a standard police-package vehicle. Students will also learn the causes of a rollover, and techniques that can be used to avoid them.

Course Date(s):

Class Size: 6 (from PWC)
MIR Hours: N/A
Eligibility: Open to all sworn personnel.
Instructor(s): EVOC staff, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: H.I. DeGeneste (703-792-4409)
 
Field Training Officer (FTO) Course

This four-day certification course introduces the new Field Training Officer (FTO) to the leadership, coaching and feedback skills necessary to bring the trainee to solo-duty status. The course involves student activities designed to develop those skills while in stressful one-on-one training environments. The methodology targets varied, individual-based training approaches to enable the FTO to maximize valuable field-training time, understand and overcome training challenges, and allow the trainee to learn at the appropriate, individual pace. Throughout the course, the FTO will also be exposed to mandated requirements associated with field training, documentation and related legal matters.

Course Date(s): 

Class Size: 24 (from PWC)
MIR Hours: 32 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to all sworn personnel. The course is required in order to become a Field Training Officer.
Instructor(s): Larry Moser, Moser Training Solutions and First Sergeant J. Pavol, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: J.T. McCauley (703-792-5317)
 
Advanced Skills and Technical Driving (ASTD)

This course -- previously known as EVOC Refresher -- is designed for agency personnel operating Departmental vehicles. The course emphasizes all aspects of safe vehicle operation, and provides advanced skills to enhance the student's abilities in vehicle dynamics as well as emergency and non-emergency vehicle operations.

Course Date(s):

Class Size: 8 (from PWC)
MIR Hours: N/A
Eligibility: Open to all sworn personnel.
Instructor(s): EVOC staff, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: H.I. DeGeneste (703-792-4409)
 
ERD Operator Re-certification Course

Officers who are currently certified as ERD Operators must re-certify every year to maintain certification. Officers must bring their duty belt and patrol vest to training. **Please do not bring any live firearms, ammo, OC or batons into the classroom.**

Course Date(s): 

Class Size: 20 per session
MIR Hours: 4 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to sworn law enforcement personnel who are currently certified as ERD operators.
Instructor(s): Academy staff and instructors, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: R.T. Gudaitis (703-792-4609)
 
Trailering and Towing

This course provides members with the knowledge and skills necessary for basic towing and trailering. The training provides general information and tips that can help when driving a tow vehicle and trailer as part of your official duties. The course gives the student basic information about factors to consider and equipment you will need to ensure your safety and that of your passengers, as well as the safety of others, while towing a trailer.

Course Date(s):

Class Size: 4 (from PWC)
MIR Hours: N/A
Eligibility: Open to all sworn personnel.
Instructor(s): EVOC staff, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: H.I. DeGeneste (703-792-4409)
  
Drug Scene Investigations for Law Enforcement Supervisors

This four-hour training will provide supervisors with an introductory overview of various types of narcotics commonly used, as well as behavior indicators of those who are under the influence of various types of drugs. Participants will understand what charges can be placed, how to secure a scene for a search warrant, collecting evidence for a successful prosecution, and interviewing a suspect. This is a basic course that covers situations that can be handled by patrol. It addresses callout circumstances as well.

NOTE: If you have taken Advanced Proactive Patrol, or are enrolled in that course, you do NOT need to enroll in this class.

Course Date(s):
Class Size: 25
MIR Hours: 4 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to sworn law enforcement supervisors, or newly promoted supervisors
Instructor(s): Sergeant D. Edelen, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: M.J. Mihalovich (703-792-6507)
    
Legal Update 2018

This course fulfills the four hours of legal training required every two years as part of In-service Training.

Course Date(s):
Class Size: 40
MIR Hours: 0 Career Development per session / 4 Legal
Eligibility: Open to sworn law enforcement personnel.
Instructor(s): Boyce and Leahy, lawyers
Class Coordinator: M.J. Mihalovich (703-792-6507)
   
Crime Scene Technician Refresher 2018

This four-hour course reinforces selected topics (presented during the Basic Crime Scene Technician Course) concerning crime-scene documentation and evidence collection. Participants will be presented with new information and techniques in the field of crime-scene investigation. The course will consist of discussion and practical exercises. All Police Department and Fire Marshal Crime Scene Technicians must attend one CST Refresher course per calendar year.

NOTE: Classes will be at the Forensic Services Section.

Course Date(s):

Class Size: 8
MIR Hours: 4 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to Police Department Crime Scene Technicians & Fire Marshals Office Crime Scene Technicians
Instructor(s): Forensic Services Staff, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: H.I. DeGeneste (703-792-4409)
 
Social Networking in Criminal Investigations

This two-day course covers the essentials that patrol officers, investigators, probation and parole officers, SROs, and anyone in the criminal-justice system needs to know about social networking. Various types of crime are rooted in social networking activity. Drugs, scams, identity theft, flash mobs, sexting, sextortion, cyber bullying, and even school shootings can be attributed to social media. This course breaks down the elements of social networking, examines what information is collected and demonstrates what a great investigative/intelligence tool it can be. Participants will also learn the proper methods of authenticating the information they collect.
The course will also touch on the problems for law enforcement created by social networking, especially in matters of safety for both officers and their families. This class delineates steps officers must take to safeguard their information while using social media for investigative work as well as in their personal lives.

Course Date(s):  Nov.

Class Size: 40
MIR Hours: 16 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to sworn law enforcement personnel.
Instructor(s): PLET
Class Coordinator: H.I. DeGeneste (703-792-4409)
 
December 2018
 
Advanced Child Abuse and Death Investigations

This two-day class address several aspects of child abuse and death investigations including: recognizing patterns of abuse, injury identification, interviewing the child victim, offender profiling, and aspects of sexual assault on children. Numerous case studies will be presented illustrating the various aspects of these types of investigations. Child-abuse cases present a challenge to all professionals assigned to the protection of children. Many of the investigative techniques offered in this course are based on the behavior of the child, and of the abuser. Continued training in the investigation of child abuse serves as protection against liability. The techniques and methods presented in this course can better prepare police officers and investigators to properly respond to allegations of child abuse, identify victims of child abuse, and present proper evidence documentation for cases that involve child abuse and neglect. Students will be provided with a death-scene checklist that will assist them in obtaining vital information in the first few hours of a child-death investigation.

Course Date(s):  Dec.

Class Size: 40
MIR Hours: 16 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to sworn law enforcement personnel.
Instructor(s): PLET
Class Coordinator: H.I. DeGeneste (703-792-4409)
  
Advanced Skills and Technical Driving (ASTD)

This course -- previously known as EVOC Refresher -- is designed for agency personnel operating Departmental vehicles. The course emphasizes all aspects of safe vehicle operation, and provides advanced skills to enhance the student's abilities in vehicle dynamics as well as emergency and non-emergency vehicle operations.

Course Date(s): 

Class Size: 8 (from PWC)
MIR Hours: N/A
Eligibility: Open to all sworn personnel.
Instructor(s): EVOC staff, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: H.I. DeGeneste (703-792-4409)
 
Van and Wagon

This class is for agency personnel assigned to operate van and wagon-style vehicles while on patrol, and for special detail situations. It is NOT intended for operators of large trucks or bus-style vehicles. The included EVOC driving exercises simulate normal, everyday driving situations and offer the operator an opportunity to practice resolutions before they are encountered on the job.

Students will learn what is a special service vehicle, and understand the vehicle dynamics involved when operating these types of vehicles. They will learn how they differ from a standard police-package vehicle. Students will also learn the causes of a rollover, and techniques that can be used to avoid them.

Course Date(s):

Class Size: 6 (from PWC)
MIR Hours: N/A
Eligibility: Open to all sworn personnel.
Instructor(s): EVOC staff, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: H.I. DeGeneste (703-792-4409)
 
Trailering and Towing

This course provides members with the knowledge and skills necessary for basic towing and trailering. The training provides general information and tips that can help when driving a tow vehicle and trailer as part of your official duties. The course gives the student basic information about factors to consider and equipment you will need to ensure your safety and that of your passengers, as well as the safety of others, while towing a trailer.

Course Date(s): 

Class Size: 4 (from PWC)
MIR Hours: N/A
Eligibility: Open to all sworn personnel.
Instructor(s): EVOC staff, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: H.I. DeGeneste (703-792-4409)
  
Legal Update 2018

This course fulfills the four hours of legal training required every two years as part of In-service Training.

Course Date(s):
Class Size: 40
MIR Hours: 0 Career Development per session / 4 Legal
Eligibility: Open to sworn law enforcement personnel.
Instructor(s): Boyce and Leahy, lawyers
Class Coordinator: M.J. Mihalovich (703-792-6507)
    
Crime Scene Technician Refresher 2018

This four-hour course reinforces selected topics (presented during the Basic Crime Scene Technician Course) concerning crime-scene documentation and evidence collection. Participants will be presented with new information and techniques in the field of crime-scene investigation. The course will consist of discussion and practical exercises. All Police Department and Fire Marshal Crime Scene Technicians must attend one CST Refresher course per calendar year.

NOTE: Classes will be at the Forensic Services Section.

Course Date(s):

Class Size: 8
MIR Hours: 4 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to Police Department Crime Scene Technicians & Fire Marshals Office Crime Scene Technicians
Instructor(s): Forensic Services Staff, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: H.I. DeGeneste (703-792-4409)
 
ERD Operator Re-certification Course

Officers who are currently certified as ERD Operators must re-certify every year to maintain certification. Officers must bring their duty belt and patrol vest to training. **Please do not bring any live firearms, ammo, OC or batons into the classroom.**

Course Date(s): 

Class Size: 20 per session
MIR Hours: 4 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to sworn law enforcement personnel who are currently certified as ERD operators.
Instructor(s): Academy staff and instructors, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: R.T. Gudaitis (703-792-4609)
 
 
  
 
 
 

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