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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


 
May 2018
 
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)
 
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)
 
Advanced Skills & 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)
 
Patrol Rifle Operator Re-Certification
This two-hour course 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 operators
Instructor(s): Range staff
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)
 
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)
 
Less-Lethal Projectile Certification

This is a 4-hour certification course.

Course Date(s):
Class Size: 12
MIR Hours: N/A
Eligibility: Open to all personnel.
Instructor(s): Range 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)
 
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)
 
June 2018
 
Advanced Skills & 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)
 
Intermediate Incident Command System (ICS-300)

This three-day course is intended for those who could fill supervisory level positions during an incident. The course will allow the student to develop an ICS organizational structure, list staffing requirements, prepare a briefing, lead or participate in a planning meeting, identify resources, develop goals, prepare an action plan and become familiar with the National Incident Management System (NIMS).

NOTE: All students MUST attend every hour of training to receive certification.

Course Date(s):  Jun. 4-6, 2018 (8 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
Prerequisite(s): Students must have successfully completed IS-100, IS-200 and IS-700 *before* taking IS-300.

To Register: Besides sending an email to Deputy Mihalovich, students must also register through VDEM. Instructions can be viewed/printed here.

Registration deadline is Friday, May 4, 2018!

Eligibility: Priority enrollment is given to First Sergeants who need to fulfill this requirement; but any member may apply. Aspirants for promotion are strongly encouraged to apply.
Instructor(s): First Sergeant J. Robertson, Lieutenant M. Shelley, Lieutenant D. Smith, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: M.J. Mihalovich (703-792-6507)
  
Basic Field Training Officer Course

This four-day certification course introduces the new Field Training Officer (FTO) to leadership, coaching, and feedback skills necessary to bring the trainee to solo-duty status. The course involves student activities designed to develop skills needed to work 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.

NOTES:
1. This is a required course to become an FTO.
2. Those interested in attending must submit their mandatory memo AND have their supervisor send an approval email to the class coordinator.

Course Date(s):
Class Size: 24
MIR Hours: 32 Career Development per session / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to sworn law enforcement personnel.
Instructor(s): Larry Moser, Moser Training Solutions, LLC; First Sergeant J. Pavol, PWCPD
Class Coordinator: J.T. McCauley (703-792-5317)
 
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)
 
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)
 
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)
   
July 2018
 
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)
   
Speed Measurement Device Re-certification Course

RADAR re-certification is 4 hours in the morning (8 a.m. to Noon), and LIDAR re-certification is 4 hours in the afternoon (1 p.m. to 5 p.m.). If you hold both certifications, you must attend both sessions for re-certification. You MUST recertify every three (3) years in these courses.

Course Date(s):
Class Size: 16
MIR Hours: 4 Career Development per session / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to sworn law enforcement personnel.
Instructor(s): Officer J. Bonner, PWCPD
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)
 
Speed Measurement Device Operator Course--FULL!

The operator candidates will cover RADAR and LIDAR operation requirements, to include testing, proper operation, and courtroom testimony. This is a certification course, and students MUST attend all hours of training in order to be certified. **The fourth day of training takes place during evening hours (2 p.m. to 10 p.m.).**

Course Date(s):
Class Size: 16
MIR Hours: 40 Career Development / 0 Legal
Eligibility: Open to sworn law enforcement personnel.
Instructor(s): Officer J. Bonner, 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)
  
August 2018
 
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)
 
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)
    
September 2018
 
SWAT School

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)
 
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)
     
October 2018
 
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)
 
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 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)
 
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)
 
Advanced Skills & 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)
 
December 2018
 
Advanced Skills & 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)
 
  
 
 
 

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