Fairfax County Criminal Justice Academy
Northern Virginia Criminal Justice Academy
Rappahannock Regional Criminal Justice Academy
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.
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 SystemIS 200 Basic Incident Command SystemIS 700 National Incident Management System (NIMS) An IntroductionIS 800 National Response Plan (NRP) An Introduction
These courses will re-certify instructors in the following Instructor specialties: General Instructor, Firearms Instructor, Drivers Instructor (EVOC), and Control Tactics (DT). The training day will be broken into the following modules:General Instructor Re-certification -- 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.Firearms Instructor Re-certification -- 10 a.m. to NoonEVOC Instructor Re-certification -- 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.Control Tactics (DT) Re-certification -- 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
NOTE: These courses are mandatory for instructors whose certification(s) will expire this year (12/31/2015).
The course will provide the student with the opportunity to draw and fire their 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 concealed/off-duty carry. Inspections of weapons and holsters will be provided at the beginning of the course.
Attendees are required to bring their off-duty weapon and off-duty holster, and they should wear clothing typically worn while carrying off duty.
NOTE: Students need to provide weapon type, caliber and manufacturer prior to attending class.
This four-hour course is intended to reinforce selected topics concerning crime scene documentation and evidence collection presented during the basic Crime Scene Technician (CST) school. Participants will be presented with any new information and techniques in the field of crime scene investigation. The course consists of discussion and practical exercises.
All PWCPD Crime Scene Technicians must attend one CST Refresher course per calendar year. All classes will be held at Forensic Services Section offices.
This 24-hour course will provide the student with the basic knowledge, skills and tools of police photography.
NOTE: All students must attend every hour of training to receive certification.
This four-day pre-retirement course will provide information, tools and resources to help you achieve your goal of a successful retirement. It includes informational blocks on managing change, resume/application workshop, financial workshop, health and wellness, ICMA, Social Security, estate planning, caring for aging relatives, PWC retirement and health benefits, and a panel discussion with retired PWCPD members.
You are encouraged to bring a spouse or significant other, or another family member, to this training for support and planning purposes.
Have your supervisor email Officer J.T. McCauley advising that you will be attending.
This course is designed for law enforcement personnel operating departmental vehicles. The course emphasizes all aspects of safe vehicle operation, and provides advanced skills that will enhance the students' abilities in vehicle dynamics as well as emergency and non-emergency vehicle operations. Areas of focus include braking techniques, braking and turning, skid recovery, wet braking, line of travel, dynamic stability control in DSC-equipped vehicles, and a pursuit management (including a practical involving a two-car pursuit).
All PWCPD officers must attend a class between January 2015 and December 2017.