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


       March 2015
 
Patrol Rifle Re-certification (Spring 2015)
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. All members must achieve qualifying scores on all required courses in order to be re-certified.
Course Date(s):
Mar. 2, 2015 (8 a.m. to Noon  or  1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
Apr. 17, 2015 (8 a.m. to Noon  or  1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
May 1, 2015 (8 a.m. to Noon  or  1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
May 18, 2015 (8 a.m. to Noon  or  1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)--NOTE DATE CHANGE
Class Size: 12 per session
MIR Hours: 4 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to all current patrol rifle operators.
Instructor(s): Range staff, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: A.D. Tyson (703-792-6507)
 
Instructor / Specialty Instructor Re-certification(s) Courses

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 Noon
EVOC 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).

Course Date(s):
Mar. 4, 2015 (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
Jun. 19, 2015 (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
Nov. 13, 2015 (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
Class Size: 30 (Firearms Instructor class size limited to 12)
MIR Hours: 2 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to all sworn and civilian personnel in need of Instructor re-certification.
Instructor(s): Various certified instructors
Class Coordinator: J.T. McCauley (703-792-5317)
 
Off-Duty/Concealed Weapon Training

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.

Course Date(s): Mar. 5, 2015 (Noon to 4 p.m. OR 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.)
Class Size: 10 per session
MIR Hours:
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):
Mar. 6, 2015 (8 a.m. to Noon)
Mar. 27, 2015 (8 a.m. to Noon)--NOTE TIME CHANGE
Class Size: 12
MIR Hours: N/A
Eligibility: Open to all sworn personnel.
Instructor(s): Range staff, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: A.D. Tyson (703-792-6507)
  
Speed Measurement Device Operator Course
The operator candidate will cover RADAR and LIDAR operation requirements, including testing, proper operation and courtroom testimony. This is a certification course and students must attend all hours of training. The fourth day of training takes place during evening hours (1400 to 2200).
Course Date(s):
Mar. 9-13, 2015
Jul. 13-17, 2015
Sep. 14-18, 2015
Class Size: 16
MIR Hours: 40 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to all sworn law enforcement personnel.
Instructor(s): Officer S. Gallagher and Officer D. Lapihuska, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: A.D. Tyson (703-792-6507)
  
CST Refresher

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.

Course Date(s):
Mar. 10, 2015 (Noon to 4 p.m.)--FULL
Mar. 18, 2015 (Noon to 4 p.m.)
May 6, 2015 (Noon to 4 p.m.)
May 21, 2015 (Noon to 4 p.m.)
Jun. 10, 2015 (Noon to 4 p.m.)
Sep. 10, 2015 (Noon to 4 p.m.)
Sep. 23, 2015 (Noon to 4 p.m.)
Oct. 8, 2015 (Noon to 4 p.m.)
Nov. 18, 2015 (Noon to 4 p.m.)
Dec. 3, 2015 (Noon to 4 p.m.)
Class Size: 8
MIR Hours: 4 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to Crime Scene Technicians and Fire Marshals
Instructor(s): Forensic Services Section staff, PWCPD
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 scored on all required courses in order to be certified. **The final day of the course will be evening hours.**
Course Date(s):
Mar. 11-13, 2015 (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.**)
Jun. 3-5, 2015 (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.**)
Dec. 2-4, 2015 (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.**)
Class Size: 12
​MIR Hours: 24 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to all current patrol rifle operators.
Instructor(s): Range staff, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: S.K. Crosbie (703-792-5050)
     
VCIN Level B Certification
This is a 12-hour certification course for B-level operators. Students MUST attend every hour of training.
Course Date(s):
Mar. 12-13, 2015 (1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Day 1 / 8 a.m.  to 4 p.m. on Day 2)
Jun. 11-12, 2015 (1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Day 1 / 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Day 2)
Sep. 10-11, 2015 (1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Day 1 / 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Day 2)
Class Size: 15
MIR Hours: 12 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to all sworn and civilian law enforcement personnel.
Instructor(s): Pam Mollenauer, PWC Public Safety Communications
Class Coordinator: H.I. DeGeneste (703-792-4409)
 
Less-Lethal Projectile Certification
This 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):
Mar. 23, 2015 (8 a.m. to Noon)
Oct. 2, 2015 (8 a.m. to Noon)
Nov. 16, 2015 (8 a.m. to Noon)
Class Size: 12
MIR Hours: 4 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to sworn Operations personnel who are approved by squad supervisors.
Instructor(s): Range staff, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: S.K. Crosbie (703-792-5050)
 
Less-Lethal Projectile Re-certification
This 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):
Mar. 23, 2015 (1 p.m. to 3 p.m. OR 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
Oct. 2, 2015 (1 p.m. to 3 p.m. OR 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
Nov. 16, 2015 (1 p.m. to 3 p.m. OR 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
Class Size: 12 per session
MIR Hours: 2 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to sworn personnel who are currently LLP operators.
Instructor(s): Range staff, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: S.K. Crosbie (703-792-5050)
 
Basic Police Photography -- FULL!

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.

Course Date(s):
Mar. 24-26, 2015
Sep. 22-24, 2015
Class Size: 8
MIR Hours: 24 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Sworn law enforcement personnel and Fire Marshals
Instructor(s): Officer M.A. Cook, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: H.I. DeGeneste (703-792-4409)
  
Legal Update 2015
This course fulfills the four hours of legal training required every two years as part of in-service training.
Course Date(s):
Mar. 24, 2015 (1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
Apr. 21, 2015 (1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
Jun. 23, 2015 (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: A. D. Tyson (703-792-6507)
  
The Bulletproof Mind: Psychological Preparation for Combat -- FULL!
This seminar was developed to help police and military personnel come to terms with the mental aspects of deadly encounters. It is provided by an author and former West Point professor of psychology. This seminar is co-sponsored by the Prince William County Criminal Justice Academy, the Fairfax County Criminal Justice Academy and the Rappahannock Regional Criminal Justice Academy.
Course Date(s): Mar. 25, 2015 (8 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
Course Location: Verizon Auditorium, George Mason University - Prince William Campus
Class Size: 60 (from PWCPD)
MIR Hours: 8 Career Development / 8 Legal
Eligibility: Open to all sworn law enforcement personnel.
Instructor(s): Lt. Col. (USA) Dave Grossman
Class Coordinator: J.T. McCauley (703-792-5317)
 
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 SUV with them on the day of training. There can be up to two students per vehicle.
Course Date(s):
Mar. 25, 2015 (2 p.m. to 8 p.m.*)--NOTE NEW CLASS
*end time will depend on number of students enrolled*
May 18, 2015 (8 a.m. to 2 p.m.)
Aug. 21, 2015 (8 a.m. to 2 p.m.)
Dec. 3, 2015 (8 a.m. to 2 p.m.)
Class Size: 8
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)
 
Speed Measurement Device Re-certification
RADAR re-certification is four (4) hours in the morning (8 a.m. to Noon), and LIDAR re-certification is in the afternoon (1 p.m. to 5 p.m.). You need to attend both sessions if you hold certification in both devices. You MUST re-certify every three years in these courses.
Course Date(s):
Mar. 25, 2015
Jul. 22, 2015
Sep. 23, 2015
Class Size: 16 per session
MIR Hours: 4 Career Development (each session) / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to all sworn law enforcement personnel.
Instructor(s): Officer S. Gallagher and Officer D. Lapihuska, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: A.D. Tyson (703-792-6507)
 
Generational Issues in the Workplace
This one-day course covers all workplace generations. Participants learn how to effectively communicate with, work with, and manage generational differences to maximize team performance and improve workplace effectiveness. Participants discover techniques to effectively deal with conflict among different generations and learn strategies to recruit, retain and motivate employees of all ages.
Course Date(s): Mar. 30, 2015 (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
Class Size: 30
MIR Hours: 8 Career Development (each session) / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to sworn and civilian supervisors
Instructor(s): Robert England
Class Coordinator: J.T. McCauley (703-792-5317)
 
April 2015
 
VCIN Level B Re-certification
This is a four-hour re-certification for current B-level operators. Students MUST attend every hour of training.
Course Date(s):
Apr. 3, 2015 (8 a.m. to Noon)
Jul. 10, 2015 (1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
Sep. 18, 2015 (8 a.m. to Noon)
Class Size: 30
MIR Hours: 4 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to all sworn and civilian law enforcement personnel.
Instructor(s): Pam Mollenauer, PWC Public Safety Communications
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.
Prerequisite: Basic Police Photography
Course Date(s):
Apr. 13-24, 2015
Oct. 19-30, 2015
Class Size: 8
MIR Hours: 80 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to PWCPD sworn law enforcement personnel and PWC FMOs
Instructor(s): FSS staff, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: H.I. DeGeneste (703-792-4409)
 
Patrol Rifle Re-certification (Spring 2015)
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. All members must achieve qualifying scores on all required courses in order to be re-certified.
Course Date(s):
Apr. 17, 2015 (8 a.m. to Noon  or  1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
May 1, 2015 (8 a.m. to Noon  or  1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
May 18, 2015 (8 a.m. to Noon  or  1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)--NOTE DATE CHANGE
Class Size: 12 per session
MIR Hours: 4 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to all current patrol rifle operators.
Instructor(s): Range staff, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: A.D. Tyson (703-792-6507)
 
Use-of-Force Investigations
Public attention to the use of force by law enforcement has increased in recent years, and  our communities expect our agencies to conduct thorough investigations into these incidents. This course focuses on two main objectives: why it is essential to conduct a complete, accurate and thorough investigation; and how to conduct the investigation. This two-day course covers the major topics needed to conduct an investigation and includes practical exercises, visual aids and group discussions.
Course Date(s): Apr. 20-21, 2015 (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
Class Size: 36
MIR Hours: 16 Career Development (each session) / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to sworn supervisors
Instructor(s): David Vice
Class Coordinator: J.T. McCauley (703-792-5317)
 
Legal Update 2015
This course fulfills the four hours of legal training required every two years as part of in-service training.
Course Date(s):
Apr. 21, 2015 (1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
Jun. 23, 2015 (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: A. D. Tyson (703-792-6507)
  
Basic Bike School--FULL!

This week-long course is designed for officers interested in becoming bicycle patrol officers. Students will learn basic bike handling principles and techniques, and 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 5- to10-mile ride each day, and one 15- to 20-mile ride.

Training on Thursday will be held in evening hours to acquaint students with low-light conditions.

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. You must have the Bike Supervisor's prior approval to register for this course.

NOTE: Successful 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): Apr. 27, 2015 - May 1, 2015
Class Size: 10
MIR Hours: 40 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to all sworn personnel (pending approval from the Academy)
Instructor(s): Officer R. Drumm and Officer M. Search, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: A.D. Tyson (703-792-6507)
 
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)
 
May 2015
 
Patrol Rifle Re-certification (Spring 2015)
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. All members must achieve qualifying scores on all required courses in order to be re-certified.
Course Date(s):
May 1, 2015 (8 a.m. to Noon  or  1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
May 18, 2015 (8 a.m. to Noon  or  1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)--NOTE DATE CHANGE
Class Size: 12 per session
MIR Hours: 4 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to all current patrol rifle operators.
Instructor(s): Range staff, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: A.D. Tyson (703-792-6507)
 
CST Refresher
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.
Course Date(s):
May 6, 2015 (Noon to 4 p.m.)
May 21, 2015 (Noon to 4 p.m.)
Jun. 10, 2015 (Noon to 4 p.m.)
Sep. 10, 2015 (Noon to 4 p.m.)
Sep. 23, 2015 (Noon to 4 p.m.)
Oct. 8, 2015 (Noon to 4 p.m.)
Nov. 18, 2015 (Noon to 4 p.m.)
Dec. 3, 2015 (Noon to 4 p.m.)
Class Size: 8
MIR Hours: 4 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to Crime Scene Technicians and Fire Marshals
Instructor(s): Forensic Services Section staff, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: H.I. DeGeneste (703-792-4409)
 
*NEW* Advanced Skills and Technical Driving (2015)

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.

Course Date(s):
May 13, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
May 20, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
May 26, 2015 (Noon to 8 p.m.)
Jun. 1, 2015 (Noon to 8 p.m.)
Jun. 3, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
Jun. 17, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
Jun. 22, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
Jul. 8, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
Jul. 13, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
Jul. 15, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
Jul. 22, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
Aug. 12, 2015 (Noon to 8 p.m.)
Aug. 24, 2015 (Noon to 8 p.m.)
Aug. 26, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
Nov. 9, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
Nov. 12, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
Nov. 18, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
Dec. 2, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
Dec. 9, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
Dec. 14, 2015 (Noon to 8 p.m.)
Dec. 16, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
Class Size: 10
MIR Hours: 8 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to all sworn law enforcement personnel.
Instructor(s): EVOC staff, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: S.K. Crosbie (703-792-5050)
  
EVOC Refresher
This eight( (8)-hour class will provide enhanced driving skills and practice for students. Enrollment is first come-first served. Supervisors must make sure everyone attends driver training one time between now and December 2017.
Course Date(s):
May 13, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)--FULL
May 20, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)--FULL
May 26, 2015 (Noon to 9 p.m.)
Jun. 1, 2015 (Noon to 9 p.m.)
Jun. 3, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)--FULL
Jun. 22, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)
Jun. 29, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)
Jul. 8, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)
Jul. 13, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)
Jul. 15, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)--FULL
Jul. 22, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)
Aug. 12, 2015 (Noon to 9 p.m.)
Aug. 17, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)--FULL
Aug. 24, 2015 (Noon to 8 p.m.)--NOTE NEW TIME
Aug. 26, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)
Nov. 9, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)
Nov. 12, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)
Nov. 18, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)
Dec. 2, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)
Dec. 9, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)
Dec. 14, 2015 (Noon to 9 p.m.)
Dec. 16, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)
Class Size: 10
MIR Hours: N/A
Eligibility: Open to all sworn personnel.
Instructor(s): EVOC staff, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: S.K. Crosbie (703-792-5050)
 
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 SUV with them on the day of training. There can be up to two students per vehicle.
Course Date(s):
May 18, 2015 (8 a.m. to 2 p.m.)
Aug. 21, 2015 (8 a.m. to 2 p.m.)
Dec. 3, 2015 (8 a.m. to 2 p.m.)
Class Size: 8
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)
 
Advanced Bike School --FULL
This week-long course is designed for current bicycle patrol officers who are interested in improving their bike handling skills. Students will learn off-road riding principles and techniques, and participate in bike officer-specific firearms and defensive tactics training.
 
Pre-requisite:  Each student must have successfully completed the IPMBA Basic Bike School. This is a physically demanding class and all students must be in good physical condition to attend.
 
Each student will complete the preliminary physical assessment (blood pressure and Cooper 3-minute step test) at the onset of the class. Those found to be outside the recommended parameters will not be allowed to continue in the class. Two days of training (May 18 & 20) will be held in evening hours to acquaint students with low-light conditions firearms training.
 
All students MUST complete all hours of training to receive certification. Per General Orders, those assigned as full-time Bike Officers must complete this course.
Course Date(s): May 18-22, 2015
Class Size: 10
MIR Hours: 40 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to certified Bike Patrol personnel.
Instructor(s): Officer M. Search, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: A.D. Tyson (703-792-6507)
 
Towing and Trailering
Hitch system towing packages, tongue weight and driving permits; there's a lot more to towing a trailer than just hitching up and taking off down the road. This class provides general information and tips that can help you make safe decisions when driving a tow vehicle and trailer for noncommercial, personal use and as part of your official duties. Class is not a substitute for the technical information found in the manufacturers' towing guides and vehicle owners' manuals.
Equipment Needed: A trailer and a pulling vehicle (i.e., Ford Explorer or Chevy Tahoe) for every two (2) students attending the course. EVOC staff can work with you to get the vehicles on site, if needed.
Course Date(s):
May 12, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)--DATE ADDED
May 19, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)--
FULL
Jul. 9, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)--DATE ADDED
Jul. 21, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)
Aug. 27, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)
Class Size: 10
MIR Hours: Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to all sworn law enforcement personnel.
Instructor(s): EVOC instructors, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: S.K. Crosbie (703-792-5050)
  
June 2015
 
*NEW* Advanced Skills and Technical Driving (2015)
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.
Course Date(s):
Jun. 1, 2015 (Noon to 8 p.m.)
Jun. 3, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
Jun. 17, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
Jun. 22, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
Jul. 8, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
Jul. 13, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
Jul. 15, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
Jul. 22, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
Aug. 12, 2015 (Noon to 8 p.m.)
Aug. 24, 2015 (Noon to 8 p.m.)
Aug. 26, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
Nov. 9, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
Nov. 12, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
Nov. 18, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
Dec. 2, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
Dec. 9, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
Dec. 14, 2015 (Noon to 8 p.m.)
Dec. 16, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
Class Size: 10
MIR Hours: 8 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to all sworn law enforcement personnel.
Instructor(s): EVOC staff, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: S.K. Crosbie (703-792-5050)
   
EVOC Refresher
This eight( (8)-hour class will provide enhanced driving skills and practice for students. Enrollment is first come-first served. Supervisors must make sure everyone attends driver training one time between now and December 2017.
Course Date(s):
Jun. 1, 2015 (Noon to 9 p.m.)
Jun. 3, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)--FULL
Jun. 22, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)
Jun. 29, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)
Jul. 8, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)
Jul. 13, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)
Jul. 15, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)--FULL
Jul. 22, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)
Aug. 12, 2015 (Noon to 9 p.m.)
Aug. 17, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)--FULL
Aug. 24, 2015 (Noon to 8 p.m.)--NOTE NEW TIME
Aug. 26, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)
Nov. 9, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)
Nov. 12, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)
Nov. 18, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)
Dec. 2, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)
Dec. 9, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)
Dec. 14, 2015 (Noon to 9 p.m.)
Dec. 16, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)
Class Size: 10
MIR Hours: N/A
Eligibility: Open to all sworn personnel.
Instructor(s): EVOC staff, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: S.K. Crosbie (703-792-5050)
 
Patrol Rifle Certification
This three-day course will certify members in the use of the Department-issued patrol rifle. All members must achieve qualifying scored on all required courses in order to be certified. **The final day of the course will be evening hours.**
Course Date(s):
Jun. 3-5, 2015 (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.**)
Dec. 2-4, 2015 (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.**)
Class Size: 12
​MIR Hours: 24 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to all current patrol rifle operators.
Instructor(s): Range staff, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: S.K. Crosbie (703-792-5050)
 
CST Refresher
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.
Course Date(s):
Jun. 10, 2015 (Noon to 4 p.m.)
Sep. 10, 2015 (Noon to 4 p.m.)
Sep. 23, 2015 (Noon to 4 p.m.)
Oct. 8, 2015 (Noon to 4 p.m.)
Nov. 18, 2015 (Noon to 4 p.m.)
Dec. 3, 2015 (Noon to 4 p.m.)
Class Size: 8
MIR Hours: 4 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to Crime Scene Technicians and Fire Marshals
Instructor(s): Forensic Services Section staff, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: H.I. DeGeneste (703-792-4409)
 
VCIN Level B Certification
This is a 12-hour certification course for B-level operators. Students MUST attend every hour of training.
Course Date(s):
Jun. 11-12, 2015 (1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Day 1 / 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Day 2)
Sep. 10-11, 2015 (1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Day 1 / 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Day 2)
Class Size: 15
MIR Hours: 12 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to all sworn and civilian law enforcement personnel.
Instructor(s): Pam Mollenauer, PWC Public Safety Communications
Class Coordinator: H.I. DeGeneste (703-792-4409)
 
*NEW* Crash Remedial Driver Training
This course will be tailored to the needs of the individual driver. Enrollment is ONLY with supervisor recommendation.
Course Date(s):
Jun. 18, 2015 (8 a.m. to Noon)
Nov. 19, 2015 (8 a.m. to Noon  and  1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
Class Size: 10 per session
MIR Hours: 4 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to all Police Department personnel.
Instructor(s): EVOC staff, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: S.K.  Crosbie (703-792-5050)
 
Instructor / Specialty Instructor Re-certification(s) Courses
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 Noon
EVOC 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).
Course Date(s):
Jun. 19, 2015 (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
Nov. 13, 2015 (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
Class Size: 30 (Firearms Instructor class size limited to 12)
MIR Hours: 2 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to all sworn and civilian personnel in need of Instructor re-certification.
Instructor(s): Various certified instructors
Class Coordinator: J.T. McCauley (703-792-5317)
 
Legal Update 2015
This course fulfills the four hours of legal training required every two years as part of in-service training.
Course Date(s): Jun. 23, 2015 (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: A. D. Tyson (703-792-6507)
  
July 2015
 
*NEW* Advanced Skills and Technical Driving (2015)
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.
Course Date(s):
Jul. 8, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
Jul. 13, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
Jul. 15, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
Jul. 22, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
Aug. 12, 2015 (Noon to 8 p.m.)
Aug. 24, 2015 (Noon to 8 p.m.)
Aug. 26, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
Nov. 9, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
Nov. 12, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
Nov. 18, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
Dec. 2, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
Dec. 9, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
Dec. 14, 2015 (Noon to 8 p.m.)
Dec. 16, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
Class Size: 10
MIR Hours: 8 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to all sworn law enforcement personnel.
Instructor(s): EVOC staff, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: S.K. Crosbie (703-792-5050)
   
EVOC Refresher
This eight( (8)-hour class will provide enhanced driving skills and practice for students. Enrollment is first come-first served. Supervisors must make sure everyone attends driver training one time between now and December 2017.
Course Date(s):
Jul. 8, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)
Jul. 13, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)
Jul. 15, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)--FULL
Jul. 22, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)
Aug. 12, 2015 (Noon to 9 p.m.)
Aug. 17, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)--FULL
Aug. 24, 2015 (Noon to 8 p.m.)--NOTE NEW TIME
Aug. 26, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)
Nov. 9, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)
Nov. 12, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)
Nov. 18, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)
Dec. 2, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)
Dec. 9, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)
Dec. 14, 2015 (Noon to 9 p.m.)
Dec. 16, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)
Class Size: 10
MIR Hours: N/A
Eligibility: Open to all sworn personnel.
Instructor(s): EVOC staff, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: S.K. Crosbie (703-792-5050)
  
VCIN Level B Re-certification
This is a four-hour re-certification for current B-level operators. Students MUST attend every hour of training.
Course Date(s):
Jul. 10, 2015 (1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
Sep. 18, 2015 (8 a.m. to Noon)
Class Size: 30
MIR Hours: 4 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to all sworn and civilian law enforcement personnel.
Instructor(s): Pam Mollenauer, PWC Public Safety Communications
Class Coordinator: H.I. DeGeneste (703-792-4409)
 
Speed Measurement Device Operator Course
The operator candidate will cover RADAR and LIDAR operation requirements, including testing, proper operation and courtroom testimony. This is a certification course and students must attend all hours of training. The fourth day of training takes place during evening hours (1400 to 2200).
Course Date(s):
Jul. 13-17, 2015
Sep. 14-18, 2015
Class Size: 16
MIR Hours: 40 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to all sworn law enforcement personnel.
Instructor(s): Officer S. Gallagher and Officer D. Lapihuska, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: A.D. Tyson (703-792-6507)
 
Towing and Trailering
Hitch system towing packages, tongue weight and driving permits; there's a lot more to towing a trailer than just hitching up and taking off down the road. This class provides general information and tips that can help you make safe decisions when driving a tow vehicle and trailer for noncommercial, personal use and as part of your official duties. Class is not a substitute for the technical information found in the manufacturers' towing guides and vehicle owners' manuals.
Equipment Needed: A trailer and a pulling vehicle (i.e., Ford Explorer or Chevy Tahoe) for every two (2) students attending the course. EVOC staff can work with you to get the vehicles on site, if needed.
Course Date(s):
Jul. 9, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)--DATE ADDED
Jul. 21, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)
Aug. 27, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)
Class Size: 10
MIR Hours: Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to all sworn law enforcement personnel.
Instructor(s): EVOC instructors, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: S.K. Crosbie (703-792-5050)
    
Speed Measurement Device Re-certification
RADAR re-certification is four (4) hours in the morning (8 a.m. to Noon), and LIDAR re-certification is in the afternoon (1 p.m. to 5 p.m.). You need to attend both sessions if you hold certification in both devices. You MUST re-certify every three years in these courses.
Course Date(s):
Jul. 22, 2015
Sep. 23, 2015
Class Size: 16 per session
MIR Hours: 4 Career Development (each session) / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to all sworn law enforcement personnel.
Instructor(s): Officer S. Gallagher and Officer D. Lapihuska, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: A.D. Tyson (703-792-6507)
 
August 2015
 
*NEW* Advanced Skills and Technical Driving (2015)
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.
Course Date(s):
Aug. 12, 2015 (Noon to 8 p.m.)
Aug. 24, 2015 (Noon to 8 p.m.)
Aug. 26, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
Nov. 9, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
Nov. 12, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
Nov. 18, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
Dec. 2, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
Dec. 9, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
Dec. 14, 2015 (Noon to 8 p.m.)
Dec. 16, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
Class Size: 10
MIR Hours: 8 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to all sworn law enforcement personnel.
Instructor(s): EVOC staff, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: S.K. Crosbie (703-792-5050)
   
EVOC Refresher
This eight( (8)-hour class will provide enhanced driving skills and practice for students. Enrollment is first come-first served. Supervisors must make sure everyone attends driver training one time between now and December 2017.
Course Date(s):
Aug. 12, 2015 (Noon to 9 p.m.)
Aug. 17, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)--FULL
Aug. 24, 2015 (Noon to 8 p.m.)--NOTE NEW TIME
Aug. 26, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)
Nov. 9, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)
Nov. 12, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)
Nov. 18, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)
Dec. 2, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)
Dec. 9, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)
Dec. 14, 2015 (Noon to 9 p.m.)
Dec. 16, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)
Class Size: 10
MIR Hours: N/A
Eligibility: Open to all sworn personnel.
Instructor(s): EVOC staff, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: S.K. Crosbie (703-792-5050)
  
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 SUV with them on the day of training. There can be up to two students per vehicle.
Course Date(s):
Aug. 21, 2015 (8 a.m. to 2 p.m.)
Dec. 3, 2015 (8 a.m. to 2 p.m.)
Class Size: 8
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)
 
Towing and Trailering
Hitch system towing packages, tongue weight and driving permits; there's a lot more to towing a trailer than just hitching up and taking off down the road. This class provides general information and tips that can help you make safe decisions when driving a tow vehicle and trailer for noncommercial, personal use and as part of your official duties. Class is not a substitute for the technical information found in the manufacturers' towing guides and vehicle owners' manuals.
Equipment Needed: A trailer and a pulling vehicle (i.e., Ford Explorer or Chevy Tahoe) for every two (2) students attending the course. EVOC staff can work with you to get the vehicles on site, if needed.
Course Date(s): Aug. 27, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)
Class Size: 10
MIR Hours: Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to all sworn law enforcement personnel.
Instructor(s): EVOC instructors, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: S.K. Crosbie (703-792-5050)
      
September 2015
 
CST Refresher
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.
Course Date(s):
Sep. 10, 2015 (Noon to 4 p.m.)
Sep. 23, 2015 (Noon to 4 p.m.)
Oct. 8, 2015 (Noon to 4 p.m.)
Nov. 18, 2015 (Noon to 4 p.m.)
Dec. 3, 2015 (Noon to 4 p.m.)
Class Size: 8
MIR Hours: 4 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to Crime Scene Technicians and Fire Marshals
Instructor(s): Forensic Services Section staff, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: H.I. DeGeneste (703-792-4409)
 
VCIN Level B Certification
This is a 12-hour certification course for B-level operators. Students MUST attend every hour of training.
Course Date(s): Sep. 10-11, 2015 (1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Day 1 / 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Day 2)
Class Size: 15
MIR Hours: 12 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to all sworn and civilian law enforcement personnel.
Instructor(s): Pam Mollenauer, PWC Public Safety Communications
Class Coordinator: H.I. DeGeneste (703-792-4409)
 
Speed Measurement Device Operator Course
The operator candidate will cover RADAR and LIDAR operation requirements, including testing, proper operation and courtroom testimony. This is a certification course and students must attend all hours of training. The fourth day of training takes place during evening hours (1400 to 2200).
Course Date(s): Sep. 14-18, 2015
Class Size: 16
MIR Hours: 40 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to all sworn law enforcement personnel.
Instructor(s): Officer S. Gallagher and Officer D. Lapihuska, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: A.D. Tyson (703-792-6507)
 
VCIN Level B Re-certification
This is a four-hour re-certification for current B-level operators. Students MUST attend every hour of training.
Course Date(s): Sep. 18, 2015 (8 a.m. to Noon)
Class Size: 30
MIR Hours: 4 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to all sworn and civilian law enforcement personnel.
Instructor(s): Pam Mollenauer, PWC Public Safety Communications
Class Coordinator: H.I. DeGeneste (703-792-4409)
 
Basic Police Photography
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.
Course Date(s): Sep. 22-24, 2015
Class Size: 8
MIR Hours: 24 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Sworn law enforcement personnel and Fire Marshals
Instructor(s): Officer M.A. Cook, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: H.I. DeGeneste (703-792-4409)
   
Speed Measurement Device Re-certification
RADAR re-certification is four (4) hours in the morning (8 a.m. to Noon), and LIDAR re-certification is in the afternoon (1 p.m. to 5 p.m.). You need to attend both sessions if you hold certification in both devices. You MUST re-certify every three years in these courses.
Course Date(s): Sep. 23, 2015
Class Size: 16 per session
MIR Hours: 4 Career Development (each session) / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to all sworn law enforcement personnel.
Instructor(s): Officer S. Gallagher and Officer D. Lapihuska, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: A.D. Tyson (703-792-6507)
 
October 2015
 
Less-Lethal Projectile Certification
This 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):
Oct. 2, 2015 (8 a.m. to Noon)
Nov. 16, 2015 (8 a.m. to Noon)
Class Size: 12
MIR Hours: 4 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to sworn Operations personnel who are approved by squad supervisors.
Instructor(s): Range staff, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: S.K. Crosbie (703-792-5050)
 
Less-Lethal Projectile Re-certification
This 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):
Oct. 2, 2015 (1 p.m. to 3 p.m. OR 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
Nov. 16, 2015 (1 p.m. to 3 p.m. OR 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
Class Size: 12 per session
MIR Hours: 2 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to sworn personnel who are currently LLP operators.
Instructor(s): Range staff, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: S.K. Crosbie (703-792-5050)
 
CST Refresher
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.
Course Date(s):
Oct. 8, 2015 (Noon to 4 p.m.)
Nov. 18, 2015 (Noon to 4 p.m.)
Dec. 3, 2015 (Noon to 4 p.m.)
Class Size: 8
MIR Hours: 4 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to Crime Scene Technicians and Fire Marshals
Instructor(s): Forensic Services Section 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.
Prerequisite: Basic Police Photography
Course Date(s): Oct. 19-30, 2015
Class Size: 8
MIR Hours: 80 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to PWCPD sworn law enforcement personnel and PWC FMOs
Instructor(s): FSS staff, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: H.I. DeGeneste (703-792-4409)
 
November 2015
 
*NEW* Advanced Skills and Technical Driving (2015)
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.
Course Date(s):
Nov. 9, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
Nov. 12, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
Nov. 18, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
Dec. 2, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
Dec. 9, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
Dec. 14, 2015 (Noon to 8 p.m.)
Dec. 16, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
Class Size: 10
MIR Hours: 8 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to all sworn law enforcement personnel.
Instructor(s): EVOC staff, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: S.K. Crosbie (703-792-5050)
   
EVOC Refresher
This eight( (8)-hour class will provide enhanced driving skills and practice for students. Enrollment is first come-first served. Supervisors must make sure everyone attends driver training one time between now and December 2017.
Course Date(s):
Nov. 9, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)
Nov. 12, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)
Nov. 18, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)
Dec. 2, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)
Dec. 9, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)
Dec. 14, 2015 (Noon to 9 p.m.)
Dec. 16, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)
Class Size: 10
MIR Hours: N/A
Eligibility: Open to all sworn personnel.
Instructor(s): EVOC staff, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: S.K. Crosbie (703-792-5050)
  
Instructor / Specialty Instructor Re-certification(s) Courses
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 Noon
EVOC 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).
Course Date(s):  Nov. 13, 2015 (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
Class Size: 30 (Firearms Instructor class size limited to 12)
MIR Hours: 2 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to all sworn and civilian personnel in need of Instructor re-certification.
Instructor(s): Various certified instructors
Class Coordinator: J.T. McCauley (703-792-5317)
 
Less-Lethal Projectile Certification
This 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. 16, 2015 (8 a.m. to Noon)
Class Size: 12
MIR Hours: 4 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to sworn Operations personnel who are approved by squad supervisors.
Instructor(s): Range staff, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: S.K. Crosbie (703-792-5050)
 
Less-Lethal Projectile Re-certification
This 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. 16, 2015 (1 p.m. to 3 p.m. OR 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
Class Size: 12 per session
MIR Hours: 2 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to sworn personnel who are currently LLP operators.
Instructor(s): Range staff, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: S.K. Crosbie (703-792-5050)
 
CST Refresher
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.
Course Date(s):
Nov. 18, 2015 (Noon to 4 p.m.)
Dec. 3, 2015 (Noon to 4 p.m.)
Class Size: 8
MIR Hours: 4 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to Crime Scene Technicians and Fire Marshals
Instructor(s): Forensic Services Section staff, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: H.I. DeGeneste (703-792-4409)
 
*NEW* Crash Remedial Driver Training
This course will be tailored to the needs of the individual driver. Enrollment is ONLY with supervisor recommendation.
Course Date(s):
Jun. 18, 2015 (8 a.m. to Noon)
Nov. 19, 2015 (8 a.m. to Noon  and  1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
Class Size: 10 per session
MIR Hours: 4 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to all Police Department personnel.
Instructor(s): EVOC staff, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: S.K.  Crosbie (703-792-5050)
 
 December 2015
 
*NEW* Advanced Skills and Technical Driving (2015)
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.
Course Date(s):
Dec. 2, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
Dec. 9, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
Dec. 14, 2015 (Noon to 8 p.m.)
Dec. 16, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
Class Size: 10
MIR Hours: 8 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to all sworn law enforcement personnel.
Instructor(s): EVOC staff, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: S.K. Crosbie (703-792-5050)
  
Patrol Rifle Certification
This three-day course will certify members in the use of the Department-issued patrol rifle. All members must achieve qualifying scored on all required courses in order to be certified. **The final day of the course will be evening hours.**
Course Date(s):  Dec. 2-4, 2015 (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.**)
Class Size: 12
​MIR Hours: 24 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to all current patrol rifle operators.
Instructor(s): Range staff, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: S.K. Crosbie (703-792-5050)
 
EVOC Refresher
This eight( (8)-hour class will provide enhanced driving skills and practice for students. Enrollment is first come-first served. Supervisors must make sure everyone attends driver training one time between now and December 2017.
Course Date(s):
Dec. 2, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)
Dec. 9, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)
Dec. 14, 2015 (Noon to 9 p.m.)
Dec. 16, 2015 (7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)
Class Size: 10
MIR Hours: N/A
Eligibility: Open to all sworn personnel.
Instructor(s): EVOC staff, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: S.K. Crosbie (703-792-5050)
  
CST Refresher
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.
Course Date(s): Dec. 3, 2015 (Noon to 4 p.m.)
Class Size: 8
MIR Hours: 4 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to Crime Scene Technicians and Fire Marshals
Instructor(s): Forensic Services Section staff, 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 SUV with them on the day of training. There can be up to two students per vehicle.
Course Date(s): Dec. 3, 2015 (8 a.m. to 2 p.m.)
Class Size: 8
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)