Training Courses

can edit this once you insert the accordionSome courses that are offered require officers to provide a Salary Incentive form indicating if they are using the training as mandatory training or for salary incentive. Officers are required to provide this salary incentive form the first day of class or email this form to us to receive the proper designation.

Prior to attending any advanced, specialized, or instructor course that CJSTC regulates, permission must be obtained from the officer's or support staff's agency. Officers should go through their training staff or other representative from their agency to make contact with academy staff for region trust fund training.

2021 Upcoming Courses

For Virtual Course ONLY, please fill out Microsoft Form below.

June

6.1.21 Infectious Disease in Correctional Facilities 3hrs Virtual or In Person (Region 3)

Course Objectives:

Presented by Master Trainer: Michael Thomas NYS Corrections Officer 26 years (Retired). 1984 worked at Sing Sing State Prison when first AIDS cases surfaced in New York’s Correctional Facilities. 1990 assigned to Groveland Correctional Facility (Medium A Security) where Tuberculosis pandemic returned to Correctional Prisons after 40 years. 1995 Hepatitis B and C infections begin Staff and Inmates – 100% vaccinated in 90 days.  

Mike was instrumental in the development and instruction to all staff to identify, report, and most importantly how to protect themselves and families. Also to make staff aware of OSHA Standards, Right to Know, and Confidentiality Laws.

Course Objectives: (3 hours of interactive instruction)  

  1. Define the term “bloodborne pathogen” and list the three major ones form which DOCCS employees are at risk.
  2. List examples of job tasks that may lead to exposure and identify preventative measures to take to reduce risk of exposure.
  3. Respond to and report exposure emergencies according to agency protocol.
  4. Describe the method of TB transmission and state the most important way to minimize the spread of TB.
  5. Latest information regarding COVID 19 testing and vaccines.
  6. Methods for decontamination and hygiene practices to minimize exposure and proper application of personal protective equipment.
  7. Contact information for Post Exposure Treatment and Counseling.  

All delivered in a Professional/Personal Classroom Environment for up to 20 students.

Prerequisite(s): Students must obtain approval from their training coordinator
Location: Virtual or In-person, DJJ 007
Instructor: Michael Thomas, Retired from Department of Corrections
Course Dates: June 1, 2021
Course Time: 1:00-4:00pm

Enrollment Information

To register, Region 3 & 15 officers should contact their agency training coordinator(s); all others should email Sarah Stallworth at stallwos@tcc.fl.edu or Gigi Colverton at hawthorg@tcc.fl.edu

6.3.21 Inclusive Leadership 1 DAY Virtual or In person Option  (Region 15)

Course Description

This class explores the Six C-Traits for Inclusive and Healthy Workplaces: Commitment, Courage, Cognizance of Bias, Curiosity, Cultural Intelligence and Collaboration. We will work through each of these six critical traits and how they play out in the workplace. You will evaluate where you are, so that you can begin to further develop and nurture these qualities in yourself as well as your teams. Each participant will develop a S.M.A.R.T. Action Plan to begin the application of these traits in their day-to-day professional and personal

Prerequisite(s): Students must obtain approval from their training coordinator
Location: Virtual or In person, Conference Center
Instructor: Nero Consulting
Course Dates: June 3, 2021
Course Time: 8:30-5:00pm

Enrollment Information

To register, Region 3 & 15 officers should contact their agency training coordinator(s); all others should email Sarah Stallworth at stallwos@tcc.fl.edu or Gigi Colverton at Gigi.HaynesColverton@tcc.fl.edu

6.4.21 Restoring & Rebuilding Trust in the Community 5 hrs Virtual or In Person (Region 15)

Restoring & Rebuilding Trust:

  • Defining Community and Law Enforcements role within the community
  • Reviewing historical events shaping law enforcement police policy and procedure
  • Identifying Incidents shaping mistrust with law enforcement and community response
  • Defining –Fair and Impartial and its importance in law enforcement
  • Defining-Contact Theory and the importance in debunking stereotypes
  • Discussing solutions to rebuild trust between law enforcement and the community

This course is open to sworn law enforcement personnel and non-sworn investigators, inspectors and members of government who routinely conduct interviews, interrogations or hear testimony.

Prerequisite(s): Obtain authorization from training coordinator
Location: Virtual or Conference Center
Instructor: Sgt. Bryant
Course Dates: June 4, 2021

Enrollment Information

To register, Region 3 & 15 officers should contact their agency training coordinator(s); all others should email Sarah Stallworth at stallwos@tcc.fl.edu

6.7.21 AR15 Armorer's Course 3DAYS (Region 15)

Course Title: AR-15/M16 Armorer Course

Course Description:

The Total Training Solutions armorer course for the AR-15/M-16 is a 3-day course is designed for the professional who wants the designation of AR-15/M-16 armorer – it covers the AR-15/M-16 platforms and provides instruction on how to diagnose and repair malfunctions, perform function inspections, check headspace and more. Armorer training classes are a mixture of classroom instruction and hands-on exercises, enabling each student to achieve a high degree of proficiency with the topics covered. After completing this course, the student will be able to repair and maintain the AR-15/M-16 platform to military specifications. Graduates will be issued a three-year certification and receive one-on-one phone and/or email support.

Training Objectives:

Students will learn the necessary skill sets required to inspect and repair the AR-15 series rifle and to perfom the duties as a AR-15 rifle armorer.

Critical Tasks:

Student must me able to inspect, diagnose and repair all authorized repairs on the AR-15 Family series rifle. Additionally, students must be able demonstrate the knowledge required inspect, maintain and reconfigure the AR-15 series rifle.

Method of Instruction

Lecture, demonstration, PowerPoint and practical exercise

Instructor provides

Rifles, gauges and specialty tools, training materials via USB device.

Prerequisite(s): Students must obtain approval from their training coordinators.

Location: FPSI, Firearms Building
Instructor: Frank Fink
Course Dates: June 7-9, 2021
Course Time: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Enrollment Information:

No cost will be assessed. The course fee will be charged to the appropriate Regional Trust Fund.

To register, Region 3 & 15 officers should contact their agency training coordinator(s); all others should email Sarah Stallworth at stallwos@tcc.fl.edu

6.10.21 21st Century Frontline Leadership 4 hrs Virtual (Region 15)

Course Overview:

This frontline leadership course examines leadership strategies for the Law Enforcement leader. The course will include techniques to enhance your credibility with your co-workers, manage your responsibilities with training and deployments. Leading strategies like outlining roles sand responsibilities, charismatic leadership, follow-up, goal setting, and positive interaction will be emphasized. Additionally, building trust focuses on the individual, squad, and department’s missions and their direct correlation between the two. Recommendations for individual goal meetings and direct pathway development are an important part of these methods for success. Some of these are the keys to good leadership if developed well, the supervision of employees and their work ethic will be made more seamlessly successful.

Key points:

  • LEP Community, Departmental, Squad Mission and correlations
  • Roles and Responsibilities, Expectations
  • Charismatic Leadership, Leading by example your work ethic
  • Knowledge
  • Decisiveness
  • Goals (Individual, squad, department)
  • Training (Squad based and career pathway development)
  • Developing trust
  • Peer pressure and team building
  • Knowing the individual (Goals, aptitude, work ethic, Personality assessments, life experience, LEO experience)

Prerequisite(s): Students must obtain approval from their training coordinator
Location: Virtual
Instructor: Retired Lt. Mark Wheeler
Course Dates: June 10, 2021
Course Time: 9:00-1:30pm

Enrollment Information

To register, Region 3 & 15 officers should contact their agency training coordinator(s); all others should email Sarah Stallworth at stallwos@tcc.fl.edu or Gigi Colverton at hawthorg@tcc.fl.edu

6.15.21 4 X 4 OFF ROAD Recovery Course 16 hours Region 15

 4X4 OFF Road Recovery Course 2 DAYS

Here are the major bullet points for the class:  

  • learn how to safely operate a vehicle off road
  • knowing the different types of gear and utilizing the right gear for the right situation
  • understanding how to safely recover a vehicle
  • learning the capabilities and limitations of your equipment

Prerequisite(s): Students must obtain approval from their training coordinator
Location: FPSI,TBA
Instructor: Lt. Ahlers & Lt. Jernigan
Course Dates: June 15-16, 2021
Course Time: 8:00-5:00pm

Recommended equipment:

All Wheel Drive (AWD) or 4 Wheel Drive (4WD) truck or SUV, and any issued or personal recovery gear.  

Enrollment Information

To register, Region 3 & 15 officers should contact their agency training coordinator(s); all others should email Sarah Stallworth at stallwos@tcc.fl.edu or Gigi Colverton at hawthorg@tcc.fl.edu

6.18.21 First Responder Bleed Control 8 hours In Person (Region 15)

Course Overview:

BE Ready for Anything!  Underneath it all, be able to suppress the aggressor and care for the injured. Our specialty, weapon/bleed control kit concealment and medical products (tactically/medically significant) are out of sight, yet reachable for quick and decisive response.

ADVANCED TRAUMA SPECIALTIES, LLC is honored to offer a new mind set to a relatively aggressively growing program, First Responder Bleed Control Training. The training class will be approximately 8 hours of classroom time, but will split between lecture and hands-on training for each student. Class is geared to Leo’s. Students will learn a little functional Anatomy and Physiology that will aid them in dealing with potential life-threatening bleeding. In today’s aggressive landscape, trauma and bleeding, go hand in hand and are the leading cause of death in both the Civilian and Military arenas. Therefore, it is imperative we offer LEO’s better training! Training that functionally and rapidly engages them to effectively intercede against a life-threatening enemy, Severe Bleeding. Leaving them with the tools to aggressively stop all forms of bleeding. Bleed Control is the new CPR. All classroom lecture will build to a finale, where each student will learn bleed control techniques, preparing them to effectively treat gross bleeding in SELF-AID, BUDDY-AID OR PUBLIC-AID.

 Each student will have their own Bleed Control Kit to utilize during class, which will leave with each student at the end of the training. This will give them the mindset, skills, equipment and confidence to treat life threatening bleeding without hesitation.

Prerequisite(s): Students must obtain approval from their training coordinator
Location: FPSI, TBA
Instructor: Advanced Trauma Specialties, Dr. William Brooks
Course Dates: June 18, 2021
Course Time: 8:00-5:00pm

Enrollment Information

To register contact Sarah Stallworth ast stallwos@tcc.fl.edu

6.21.21 Field Training Officer 40 hours (Margate, Florida )

Course Description

This 40 hour course is designed to introduce new field training officers, or officers interested in becoming FTO’s to the following topics: 1) role of the FTO program; 2) components of a successful FTO program; 3) roles and responsibilities of the FTO officer; 4) responsibilities of the FTO in the learning process; 5) structure of the field training evaluation; 6) daily observation report; and 7) remedial training.

This course is open to sworn law enforcement personnel and non-sworn investigators, inspectors and members of government who routinely conduct interviews, interrogations or hear testimony.

Prerequisite(s): Obtain authorization from training coordinator and complete a salary incentive form.
Location: ABT, Margate, FLorida
Instructor: TBA
Course Dates: June 21-25, 2021

Enrollment Information

To register, Region 3 & 15 officers should contact their agency training coordinator(s); all others should email Sarah Stallworth at stallwos@tcc.fl.edu

6.21.21 Off Duty/Plain Clothes Survival 4hrs Virtual  12 hrs Practical

Course Description: Region 15

Law enforcement professionals today are carrying handguns off duty on a regular basis in a concealed manner. The actions of law enforcement is being scrutinized more today than ever before. This course focuses on the development of professional, practical, close-quarters shooting skills that can save citizens and officers’ lives in real-world situations. This course emphasizes the deployment of a handgun by an officer who is carrying concealed, in addition to the improvement of basic shooting skills, the standardization of weapons handling through range sessions developed to set up law enforcement professionals for success. This course draws from research conducted in human performance and cognition. As a hybrid course, the drills will be conducted using dry fire or Simunitions Blanks. This course will also utilize scenario based micro drills and teach some close quarters defensive tactics designed to enhance the survival of law enforcement in the close quarters environment. 

Topics covered:

  • Use of force and the law
  • Handgun safety and handling
  • Tactical reload
  • Stoppage drills
  • 3 C’s of weapon defense
  • Weapon retention on the ground
  • shooting from the ground
  • Low Light techniques
  • Draw-and-fire exercises
  • Strong hand/support hand shooting techniques
  • Multiple target engagement
  • Shooting on the move
  • Use of cover
  • Action time
  • Response time
  • Reaction time

 NOTE: Student need to bring holster, protective equipment, and weapon.

Prerequisite(s): Obtain authorization from training coordinator and complete a salary incentive form.
Location: FAB 120 (4hrs Virtual portion)
Instructor: Hard Target Security, Jason Knowles
Course Dates: June 21-22,2021

Enrollment Information

To register, Region 3 & 15 officers should contact their agency training coordinator(s); all others should email Sarah Stallworth at stallwos@tcc.fl.edu

6.24.21 Intake & Beyond

 

Best Practices for Jail/Corrections:

From Intake and Beyond “What All Jail Supervisors and Staff Need to Know”

Instructor: Tracey Reed  

Course Objectives:

Mental Health & Suicide Prevention in Corrections: Recognizing suicide risk behaviors, how substance abuse and mental health issues contribute to suicide risk, prevention & early intervention techniques to better address suicide risk.

Objective Classification Basics: Understanding a formalized classification process in how to identify possible “red flags “that warrant re-classification or specialized housing and learn the legal ramifications surrounding “Duty to Protect” .

Offender Manipulation: Understand why it is important for correctional officers to identify the various ways offenders manipulate jail staff and provide strategies they can use in order to prevent staff manipulation. Learns ways jail staff can address offender manipulation if they fall prey to their manipulation games.

I Have Been Sued, Now What?: Understand the most common high-risk critical tasks that impact jail & correction operations. How operation task can create exposure to liability. Why it is important for agencies to be pro-active, not reactive in developing policies, procedures and reviewing customs and practices. The importance of conducting a thorough post critical incident reviews and how documentation can impact a successful defense. 

Prerequisite(s): Obtain authorization from training coordinator and complete a salary incentive form.
Location: Virtually
Instructor: Legal Liability
Course Dates: June 24, 2021

Enrollment Information

To register, Region 3 & 15 officers should contact their agency training coordinator(s); all others should email Sarah Stallworth at stallwos@tcc.fl.edu

6.24.21 Five Dysfunctions of a Team 4 hours virtual (Region 15)

Course Description

The Five Phases of Team Dysfunction This class is based on Patrick Lencioni's book "The Five Dysfunctions of a Team". Whether election season has brought a change in leadership, or a highly respected and loved leader retires or pursues a new opportunity, the team is left behind to fear the unknown grieve the way we’ve “always done things”. This class guides you through the five steps of dysfunctionality that a team in transition faces. If you are a new leader or a leader inheriting a new team that is grieving change in leadership, policies, etc., this is the class for you

Prerequisite(s): Obtain authorization from training coordinator and complete a salary incentive form.
Location: Via ZOOM
Instructor: Nero Consulting
Course Dates: June 24, 2021

Enrollment Information

To register, Region 3 & 15 officers should contact their agency training coordinator(s); all others should email Sarah Stallworth at Sarah.Stallworth@tcc.fl.edu

6.29.21 Leadership & Coaching Skills  4 hrs Virtual (Region 15)

Course Description

Understanding the Law Enforcement Culture and managing Officer performance is an important part of Serving
in the 21st Century. Effective Coaching and People Skills are an important addition to a law enforcement
supervisor’s arsenal of tools. The ability to listen to help others achieve their personal and organizational
objectives and goals are a critical competency in today’s law enforcement profession. This 4 – Hour On-Line
Class provides reality-based principles and strategies for First-Line Supervisors. If you are looking for a
supervisory class that focuses on the need-to-know “how to” rather than the nice-to-know theories, this is
the class you’ve been waiting for!

Class and Learning Objectives:

  • Students will be able to define and discuss American Policing, the Recruitment, Hiring and Training
    new Officers.
  • Students will define, understand and discuss generational differences, the right people for the job,
    and the importance of wellness.
  • Students will discuss and gain a better understanding of the law enforcement culture and be able to
  •    recognize stress, trauma and other issues related to the mental and physical health of the officers they
       supervise.
  • Student will discuss qualities of the good police officer and the importance of ethics in policing.
  • Students will define First Line Supervision, Leadership, Servant Leadership, and Leadership Styles.
  • Students will discuss the top 10 characteristics of courageous police leaders.
  • Students will define and discuss Coaching and the Coaching Model of Knowledge Application,
  •      Accountability, Motivation, and Time.
  •  Students will learn and discuss the Five Basic Beliefs of Leadership and the Six Supervisor Mistakes
    to Avoid.
  •  Students will learn about and discuss success strategies for new leaders in the first 90 days.
  •  Students will learn and discuss how to inspire commitment, build insight and motivation so people
    focus their energy on goals that matter by reviewing the Six Leadership Lessons of General Colin
    Powell.
  •  Students will discuss the importance of measuring effectiveness, resources and continuing education.

 

Prerequisite(s): Obtain authorization from training coordinator and complete a salary incentive form.
Location: Via ZOOM

Time: 1:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M.
Instructor: Training Force USA
Course Dates: June 29, 2021

Enrollment Information

To register, Region 3 & 15 officers should contact their agency training coordinator(s); all others should email Sarah Stallworth at Sarah.Stallworth@tcc.fl.edu

6.29.21 Emotional Intelligence 4hours Virtual (Region 15)

Course Description

In today’s workplace, we’re being evaluated not just by how smart we are, but by how we handle ourselves and each other, which is where emotional intelligence comes in. Emotional intelligence is the single predictor of performance in the workplace and the strongest driver of leadership and personal excellence. Emotional intelligence impacts everything you say and do and consists of two primary competencies (personal and social competence) and four core skills (self-awareness/self-management and social awareness/relationship management, respectively). This class explores the connection between emotional intelligence and organizational culture, as well as its impact on employee performance, productivity and relationships

Prerequisite(s): Obtain authorization from training coordinator and complete a salary incentive form.
Location: Via ZOOM

Time: 8:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.
Instructor: Nero Consulting
Course Dates: June 29, 2021

Enrollment Information

To register, Region 3 & 15 officers should contact their agency training coordinator(s); all others should email Sarah Stallworth at Sarah.Stallworth@tcc.fl.edu

6.30.21 Investigations for New Investigators Virtual 6hrs

Course Description

TOPIC: This course is designed to assist patrol officers to transition from the position of road patrol officer into the role of an investigator.  

Transitioning from the road into the role of an investigator is both difficult and challenging for law enforcement officers. Most law enforcement officer enter the world of investigation untrained and unprepared for their new position. It can take a new investigator six months to a year before they are trained properly. This instruction will give your patrol officer and/or new investigator the advantage and training needed to investigate all type of crimes with confidence.

The purpose of this class is to assist participants in learning to transition into the role of an investigator. Participants will learn proper techniques in the areas of case building, organization, managing caseloads, investigative tools, interviewing of victims and suspects, search warrants, arrest warrants, and subpoenas. Participants will gain knowledge in the areas of case reports, elements of crimes and establishing proper probable cause. Participants with establish the knowledge and confidence to investigate specific cases.

 

CLASS OBJECTIVES:

    • This interactive 4 hour class will help participants transition into the role of an investigator.
    • Students will review and learn new tools for investigating cases in a simple 6 step program.
    • Learn skills for building a proper case.
    • Learn to manage a case load.
    • Discuss and learn different investigative tools.
    • Learn proper interview techniques for interviewing victims and suspects.
    • Discuss probable cause.
    • This class will review different Statutes and laws related to specific types crimes.
    • Discuss elements of different property crimes
    • Discuss elements of Person Crimes
    • Discuss elements of Financial Crimes
    • Students will go over writing and issuing subpoenas.
    • Student will learn how to write a proper case report as an investigator.
    • Students will learn and write search warrants.
    • Students will learn and write an arrest warrant.
    • There will be discussion and instructions on building a strong case.

Students will be given techniques on working cases with confidence.

Prerequisite(s): Obtain authorization from training coordinator
Location: Via ZOOM Time: 1:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.
Instructor: Training Force USA
Course Dates: June 30, 2021

Enrollment Information

To register, Region 3 & 15 officers should contact their agency training coordinator(s); all others should email Sarah Stallworth at Sarah.Stallworth@tcc.fl.edu

 

July

7.1.21 General Instructor Refresher 1 DAY

General Instructor Refresher

Course Goal: To re-introduce the student to the role, responsibilities, skills, knowledge, and expectations of a successful

instructor and enhance their facilitation and instructional abilities.  

 

The instructor may alter the order of the lessons in this course. The suggested course schedule and hours are flexible to

allow student responses and variations of student interest and needs. Instructors should demonstrate competency of the

core cognitive material.

Prerequisite(s): Obtain approval from your training coordinator
Location: Conference Center
Instructor: Gigi Colverton
Course Dates: July 1, 2021
Course Time: 8-5pm

Enrollment Information

To register, Region 3 & 15 officers should contact their agency training coordinator(s); all others should email Sarah Stallworth at Sarah.Stallworth@tcc.fl.edu

7.8.21 Region 3 Council Meeting

Location: Zoom
Region 3 Council discusses CJSTC updates and budgetary items for training.
Date: 7.8.21 9:00 AM

August

8.9.21 Red Dot Train the Trainer Course 3 days (Region 15)

Description

This is a three-day live fire class, conducted at an accelerated pace, which emphasizes preparing the shooter for employing the RDS equipped pistol successfully. This is done by developing simple, repeatable motor programs that work under stress. This is not a beginner pistol class and shooters are expected to already have the ability to safely handle and employ the pistol. Class will run approximately 9-10 hours a day.

Topics Covered:

  • Safety brief/med plan
  • Care and maintenance of the RDS equipped pistol
  • Mindset and myths of the dot
  • RDS pistol fundamentals and offset
  • Zeroing
  • Finding the dot from the draw
  • Body mechanics
  • Recoil management
  • Multiple targets
  • Support hand/strong hand only employment
  • RDS Specific malfunctions
  • Positional shooting
  • Low-light both handheld and weapon mounted light

Program: Advanced/Specialized Training 

Prerequisite(s): Obtain approval from your agency's training coordinator
Location: FPSI, Range Classroom
Instructor: Centrifuge
Course Dates: August 9-11, 2021
Course Time: 8 to 6:00 p.m. (Times may vary for night fire)

Enrollment Information

To register, Region 3 & 15 officers should contact their agency training coordinator(s); all others should email Sarah Stallworth at Sarah.Stallworth@tcc.fl.edu

8.9.21 General Instructor Techniques -Fee Based (Evening Course)

General Instructor Techniques

Course Description

This 64 hour (proficiency Based)  course has been developed to enhance the criminal justice officers knowledge, skills, and abilities to provide efficient and effective training to fellow criminal justice personnel in skills or subject areas dictated by local need. Upon successful completion of the course, officers will be eligible to become certified instructors through CJSTC provided they meet all other requirements. Note, this course may be used for mandatory retraining requirements, but not for salary incentive.

Program: Advanced/Specialized Training 

This course is open to sworn law enforcement personnel and non-sworn investigators, inspectors and members of government who routinely conduct interviews, interrogations or hear testimony.

Prerequisite(s): 3 years professional experience.
Location: FPSI,TBA
Instructor: Angela Summers
Course Dates: August 9th thru September 2nd (Monday thru Thursday) Proficiency Based
Course Time: 5:30-9:30pm

NOTE: No MEALS & LODGING

Enrollment Information Cost $350

To register email Gigi Colverton, Gigi.HaynesColverton@tcc.fl.edu

8.18.21 Region 15 Quarterly Meeting

Location: Zoom
Region 15 Council discusses CJSTC updates and budgetary items for training.
Date: 8.18.21 2:00 PM

8.24.21 Courageous Conversations 1 Day Virtual (Region 3)

Course Description

Having Courageous Conversations

Communication is at the foundation of all relationships and the quality of communication speaks to the quality of any and all relationships. In order to have courageous, high-risk conversations, one must be willing to teach as well as learn. We will discuss the importance of having bold, inclusive conversations; evaluating where you are compared to where you want to be. This class will explore each individual’s cultural identity, their fears and biases, as well as their power to affect change by championing inclusion. This session will include tools and tips to initiate the courageous conversations needed to begin the transformation to an organization that embraces and celebrates diversity, inclusion, equity and intercultural fluency.

Program: Advanced/Specialized Training 

Prerequisite(s): Obtain approval from your agency's training coordinator
Location: Zoom
Instructor: Nero Consulting
Course Dates: August 24, 2021
Course Time: 8:30-4:30pm

Enrollment Information

To register, Region 3 & 15 officers should contact their agency training coordinator(s); all others should email Sarah Stallworth at Sarah.Stallworth@tcc.fl.edu

8.26.21 Region 3 Quarterly Meeting

Location: Zoom
Region 3 Council discusses CJSTC updates and budgetary items for training.
Date: 8.26.21 9:00 AM

8.26.21 Use of Force 1 Day (Region 3)

Course Description

Use of Force Analysis - The class is designed to help students develop a positive pre-use of force mindset and to look at use of force incidents as the courts do.

Subjects Covered

  • Understanding how force is evaluated 
  •  Video analysis 
  •  Use of Force documentation 
  •  Review of Case Laws 
  •  The importance of Articulation 
  •  Investigation of a force incident from a Sergeant’s perspective

Program: Advanced/Specialized Training 

Prerequisite(s): Obtain approval from your agency's training coordinator
Location: FPSI, TBA
Instructor: Training Force USA
Course Dates: August 26, 2021
Course Time: 8:30-5:00pm

Enrollment Information

To register, Region 3 & 15 officers should contact their agency training coordinator(s); all others should email Sarah Stallworth at Sarah.Stallworth@tcc.fl.edu

8.30.21 Warrant & Affidavit Writing 1 DAY Virtual (Region 3)

Course Description:

This class is designed for law enforcement personnel at all levels interested in having the components of a search warrant demystified and learning how to effectively draft and execute them. After breaking down the technical requirements into simple, understandable concepts, the class covers how to manufacture probable cause in difficult cases and how to maximize the utility of your warrant by expansively thinking about property to be seized and effectively describing the premises to be searched.

Prerequisite(s): Students must obtain approval from their training coordinator
Location: ZOOM ( link will be sent to all registered students a week prior to class)
Instructor: Jared Nixon, JP Nixon Consulting Group
Course Dates: August 30, 2021
Course Time: 8:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m.

JP Nixon Consulting is a small, highly specialized group of law enforcement professionals with the mission of delivering training, oversight, and legal services of a quality unmatched in the industry. Our instructors are recognized experts in their fields and include prosecutors, judges, and taskforce commanders. Customized trainings as well as large scale and small scale consulting projects are available in addition to our standard services

Enrollment Information

To register, Region 3 & 15 officers should contact their agency training coordinator(s); all others should email Sarah Stallworth at Sarah.Stallworth@tcc.fl.edu

September

9.2.21 Confronting Implicit Bias 8 hours Virtual (Region 15)

Confronting Implicit Bias - Full-Day

For there to be real change, implicit bias must be realized, acknowledged and accepted in order to address its impact on the culture of the organization and the interactions with those served by your organization. This interactive session provides a safe learning environment to facilitate a respectful and transparent conversation defining, assessing and addressing implicit bias, because at the heart of intercultural fluency and inclusive leadership is conscientiousness. Participants will experience activities that will help them explore their personal biases, the potential sources of those biases and keys to releasing those biases. This class will address the three key forms of implicit bias and introduce the Developmental Model of Intercultural Sensitivity and the Intercultural Fluency Model. Participants will be asked to take at least two implicit bias tests as provided by the Harvard Implicit Association Tests prior to class.

Prerequisite(s): Obtain authorization from training coordinator and complete a registration form.
Location: ZOOM ( link will be sent to all registered students a week prior to class)

Time: 8:30 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.
Instructor: Nero Consulting
Course Dates: September 2, 2021

Enrollment Information

To register, Region 3 & 15 officers should contact their agency training coordinator(s); all others should email Sarah Stallworth at Sarah.Stallworth@tcc.fl.edu

9.7.21 Internal Affairs Investigations 4 Days (Region 3)

Internal Affairs Course 

This comprehensive course will provide the attendee with a model for conducting internal affairs investigations. Attendees will gain the necessary knowledge and understanding of the internal affairs complaint process. Those attending will have an in-depth understanding of legal guidelines necessary to function as an internal affairs investigator to include cases that concern criminal violations and officer-involved shootings.

The course will take you step-by-step through the process of conducting professional, thorough, and objective administrative and internal affairs investigations, as well as the specialized investigation of sexual harassment and hostile work place complaints. Attendees will also receive in-depth information on best-practice modules and accepted procedures surrounding the complaint process, case management, employee rights, employee representation, Officers’ Bill of Rights, understanding and working within Garrity and other issues of compelled statements. 

This course will benefit newly assigned Internal Affairs Officers or supervisors, experienced Internal Affairs Officers who want to update their skills, civilian Internal Affairs Investigators, and administrators and managers who want to understand how internal affairs investigations should be conducted. This course will satisfy the needs and requirements of small, medium and large law enforcement agencies. 

Students will be given techniques on working cases with confidence.

Prerequisite(s): Obtain authorization from training coordinator
Location: FPSI, TBA
Instructor: Col Bobby Collins
Course Dates: 9/7--10, 2021

Enrollment Information

To register, Region 3 & 15 officers should contact their agency training coordinator(s); all others should email Sarah Stallworth at Sarah.Stallworth@tcc.fl.edu

9.8.21 First Responder Bleed Control Training In person 8 hours (Region 15)

Course Overview:

BE Ready for Anything!  Underneath it all, be able to suppress the aggressor and care for the injured. Our specialty, weapon/bleed control kit concealment and medical products (tactically/medically significant) are out of sight, yet reachable for quick and decisive response.

ADVANCED TRAUMA SPECIALTIES, LLC is honored to offer a new mind set to a relatively aggressively growing program, First Responder Bleed Control Training. The training class will be approximately 8 hours of classroom time, but will split between lecture and hands-on training for each student. Class is geared to Leo’s. Students will learn a little functional Anatomy and Physiology that will aid them in dealing with potential life threatening bleeding. In today’s aggressive landscape, trauma and bleeding, go hand in hand and are the leading cause of death in both the Civilian and Military arenas. Therefore, it is imperative we offer LEO’s better training! Training that functionally and rapidly engages them to effectively intercede against a life-threatening enemy, Severe Bleeding. Leaving them with the tools to aggressively stop all forms of bleeding. Bleed Control is the new CPR. All classroom lecture will build to a finale, where each student will learn bleed control techniques, preparing them to effectively treat gross bleeding in SELF-AID, BUDDY-AID OR PUBLIC-AID.

Each student will have their own Bleed Control Kit to utilize during class, which will leave with each student at the end of the training. This will give them the mindset, skills, equipment and confidence to treat life threatening bleeding without hesitation.

Prerequisite(s): Students must obtain approval from their training coordinator
Location: FPSI, Conference Center A
Instructor: Advanced Trauma Specialties, Dr. William Brooks
Course Dates: September 8, 2021
Course Time: 8:00-5:00pm

Enrollment Information

To register contact Sarah Stallworth Sarah.Stallworth@tcc.fl.edu

9.13.21 Investigations for New Investigators In person (Region 3)

Course Description

TOPIC: This course is designed to assist patrol officers to transition from the position of road patrol officer into the role of an investigator.  

Transitioning from the road into the role of an investigator is both difficult and challenging for law enforcement officers. Most law enforcement officer enter the world of investigation untrained and unprepared for their new position. It can take a new investigator six months to a year before they are trained properly. This instruction will give your patrol officer and/or new investigator the advantage and training needed to investigate all type of crimes with confidence.

The purpose of this class is to assist participants in learning to transition into the role of an investigator. Participants will learn proper techniques in the areas of case building, organization, managing caseloads, investigative tools, interviewing of victims and suspects, search warrants, arrest warrants, and subpoenas. Participants will gain knowledge in the areas of case reports, elements of crimes and establishing proper probable cause. Participants with establish the knowledge and confidence to investigate specific cases.

 

CLASS OBJECTIVES:

    • This interactive class will help participants transition into the role of an investigator.
    • Students will review and learn new tools for investigating cases in a simple 6 step program.
    • Learn skills for building a proper case.
    • Learn to manage a case load.
    • Discuss and learn different investigative tools.
    • Learn proper interview techniques for interviewing victims and suspects.
    • Discuss probable cause.
    • This class will review different Statutes and laws related to specific types crimes.
    • Discuss elements of different property crimes
    • Discuss elements of Person Crimes
    • Discuss elements of Financial Crimes
    • Students will go over writing and issuing subpoenas.
    • Student will learn how to write a proper case report as an investigator.
    • Students will learn and write search warrants.
    • Students will learn and write an arrest warrant.
    • There will be discussion and instructions on building a strong case.

Students will be given techniques on working cases with confidence.

Prerequisite(s): Obtain authorization from training coordinator
Location: TBA
Instructor: Training Force USA
Course Dates: 9/13/2021

Enrollment Information

To register, Region 3 & 15 officers should contact their agency training coordinator(s); all others should email Sarah Stallworth at Sarah.Stallworth@tcc.fl.edu

9.20.21 Verbal De-Escalation Training: Surviving Verbal Conflict Virtual (Region 15) 1 DAY

Course:

Verbal De-escalation training provides public safety professionals with time-tested communication skills proven to help de-escalate volatile situations, safeguard fellow officers’ emotional and professional well-being, and significantly enhance the agency’s professional image. The course also provides opportunities for the participants to participate in practical skill building so that when they complete the one-day training they are well on their way to becoming more effective professionals in communication.

Course Objectives:

  • Improve public safety professionals’ verbal communication skills
  • How to apply Rhetoric- Aristotle’s Art of Persuasion (The art of using speech to persuade) when deflecting & redirecting verbal abuse
  • Develop an understanding of Chief Dolan’s “Guardians of the Peace” concept “Language of the Street Fallacy”, “TUI Pattern” (texting, typing or talking under the influence)
  • Diffuse potentially volatile verbal encounters
  • Avoid the “Rope-A-Dope Syndrome”
  • Understand the importance of managing “Hyper vigilance”
  • Raise organizational morale and grasp the concept of “Police Legitimacy”
  • Manage your verbal triggers & sidestep the “Niagara Falls Walk”
  • Significantly enhance the agency’s image throughout the community
  • Practice “Verbal Contact & Cover” principles
  • Apply the FAA’s “Sterile Cockpit Rule” on duty
  • Understand the importance of “Chief Dolan’s 24 Hour Rule” as a key component of communication success

Prerequisite(s): Students must obtain approval from their training coordinators.  Please submit a registration form for approved staff.

Location: ZOOM ( link will be sent to all registered students a week prior to class)l
Instructor: Dolan Consulting
Course Dates: September 20, 2021
Course Time: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Enrollment Information:

No cost will be assessed. The course fee will be charged to the appropriate Regional Trust Fund.

To register, Region 3 & 15 officers should contact their agency training coordinator(s); all others should email Sarah Stallworth at Sarah.Stallworth@tcc.fl.edu

9.20.21 Interviews & Interrogations 40 hours (Region 3) POSTPONED

CJSTC Interviews & Interrogations

Course Description

Program: Advanced/Specialized Training 

This 40-hour course is designed to provide criminal justice officer with the skills required for conducting effective interviews during investigations. This course is unique in that it provides training in multiple techniques. This course is part of Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission Advanced Training Program. They are designed to enhance an officer’s knowledge, skills, and abilities for job performance. Instruction of an advanced course must meet the total hours assigned to the course, regardless of flexibility provided within the course content.

 Note:  This course may be used for salary incentive or for mandatory retraining credit.

This course is open to sworn law enforcement personnel and non-sworn investigators, inspectors and members of government who routinely conduct interviews, interrogations or hear testimony.

Prerequisite(s): EACH officer must bring his/her completed Salary Incentive form.
Location: FPSI, TBA
Instructor: Lt. Chris Papy
Course Dates: September 20-24, 2021
Course Time: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Enrollment Information

To register, Region 3 & 15 officers should contact their agency training coordinator(s); all others should email Sarah Stallworth at Sarah.Stallworth@tcc.fl.edu

9.20.21 Having Courageous Conversations 1 Day Virtual (region 3)

Course Description

Having Courageous Conversations

Communication is at the foundation of all relationships and the quality of communication speaks to the quality of any and all relationships. In order to have courageous, high-risk conversations, one must be willing to teach as well as learn. We will discuss the importance of having bold, inclusive conversations; evaluating where you are compared to where you want to be. This class will explore each individual’s cultural identity, their fears and biases, as well as their power to affect change by championing inclusion. This session will include tools and tips to initiate the courageous conversations needed to begin the transformation to an organization that embraces and celebrates diversity, inclusion, equity and intercultural fluency.

Program: Advanced/Specialized Training 

Prerequisite(s): Obtain approval from your agency's training coordinator
Location: Zoom
Instructor: Nero Consulting
Course Dates: September 20, 2021
Course Time: 8:30-4:30pm

Enrollment Information

To register, Region 3 & 15 officers should contact their agency training coordinator(s); all others should email Sarah Stallworth at Sarah.Stallworth@tcc.fl.edu

9.23.21 Remington 700 Armorers Course 1 DAY (Region 3)

 

Remington 700 Rifle Armorer Course

COURSE SYNOPSIS

To train Troop firearms Armorer to maintain, inspect and repair the Remington 700 Rifle and develop patrol wide consistent practices for all Troop Armorers

 

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

Students will learn the necessary skill sets required to inspect and repair the Remington 700 Rifle and to perform the duties as a Armorer.

CRITICAL TASKS

Student must me able to inspect, diagnose and repair all authorized repairs on the Remington 700 Rifle. Additionally, students must be able to track weapons maintenance and demonstrate the knowledge required to keep good records of weapons maintenance.

METHOD OF INSTRUCTION

Lecture, demonstration, Powerpoint and practical exercise

Course Schedule

Morning

  • Intro
  • Safety
  • Gauging
  • Cycle of operation
  • Bolt Group
  • Bolt diss.
  • Firing Pins
  • Ejector removal/ install
  • Extractor removal/ Install
  • Stock and Magazine removal/ Install
  • Chamber inspection

Lunch

  • Trigger Group
  • Identification
  • Sear engagement
  • Trigger adjustment
  • Trigger ASSY removal Install
  • Trigger Weight measurement and Adjustment
  • Reassembly
  • Barrel Free Float
  • Cleaning and maintenance
  • Inspection

Prerequisite(s): Obtain authorization from training coordinator and complete a registration form.
Location: FPSI, Range classroom

Time: 8:30 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.
Instructor: Frank Frink
Course Dates: September 23, 2021

Enrollment Information

To register, Region 3 & 15 officers should contact their agency training coordinator(s); all others should email Sarah Stallworth at Sarah.Stallworth@tcc.fl.edu

9.27.21 Field Training Officer (Region 3)

Course Description

This 40 hour course is designed to introduce new field training officers, or officers interested in becoming FTO’s to the following topics: 1) role of the FTO program; 2) components of a successful FTO program; 3) roles and responsibilities of the FTO officer; 4) responsibilities of the FTO in the learning process; 5) structure of the field training evaluation; 6) daily observation report; and 7) remedial training.

This course is open to sworn law enforcement personnel and non-sworn investigators, inspectors and members of government who routinely conduct interviews, interrogations or hear testimony.

Prerequisite(s): Obtain authorization from training coordinator and complete a salary incentive form.
Location: FPSI, TBA
Instructor: Vicki Posey * Lt. Tracy Clark
Course Dates: September 27-October 1, 2021

Enrollment Information

To register, Region 3 & 15 officers should contact their agency training coordinator(s); all others should email Sarah Stallworth at Sarah.Stallworth@tcc.fl.edu

9.27.21 Proactive & Undercover Investigations 2 Days Virtual (Region 15)

Course Description:

This class is a compelling multi-media presentation involving the use of real-life case studies, film, and television as examples to aid in the understanding of the concepts being taught.  The course is designed to serve as an introduction or refresher on the tools available to and methods employed by investigators working proactive and long-term cases, with an emphasis on building racketeering indictments against narcotics traffickers, money launderers, theft/robbery crews, criminal street gangs, human traffickers, and other organized criminal enterprises.  Students will walk away from the training with a strong grasp of how to plan and steer an investigation from the moment of identifying the targets all the way through the indictment process.

 

Overview of Topics:

  • Initiating the Investigation & Deconfliction
  • Database Queries
  • Open Source Intelligence & Social Media
  • The Subpoena Power
  • Wiretaps, Pen & Traps, Mobile Trackers, Pole Cameras, and Electronic Surveillance
  • Use of Informants
  • Undercover Work
  • Interrogations
  • Post-Arrest Investigative Follow Ups

Prerequisite(s): Students must obtain approval from their training coordinator and complete a registration form prior to course.
Location: ZOOM ( link will be sent to all registered students a week prior to class)
Instructor: Jared Nixon, JP Nixon Consulting Group
Course Dates: September 27, 2021
Course Time: 8:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m.

JP Nixon Consulting is a small, highly specialized group of law enforcement professionals with the mission of delivering training, oversight, and legal services of a quality unmatched in the industry. Our instructors are recognized experts in their fields and include prosecutors, judges, and taskforce commanders. Customized trainings as well as large scale and small scale consulting projects are available in addition to our standard services

Enrollment Information

To register, Region 3 & 15 officers should contact their agency training coordinator(s); all others should email Sarah Stallworth at Sarah.Stallworth@tcc.fl.edu

October

10.05.21 Confronting the Toxic Officer 1 Day Virtual

Course Description:

Toxic employees are few in number, but their ability to hurt your agency can’t be overstated.

They distract from your mission and create unnecessary stress. They intimidate supervisors and demoralize their peers. They’re the perpetual plaintiff who games the system to get their way. 

You can probably think of someone like this at your agency, but you aren’t sure how to effectively deal with them.

Confronting the Toxic Officer is not a traditional leadership course, but it will help you develop effective strategies for dealing with this small but toxic part of your workforce.

MATT DOLAN

Attorney & Director, Dolan Consulting Group, NC

Matt Dolan is a licensed attorney in the State of Illinois, who specializes in training and advising public safety agencies in matters of legal liability. His training focuses on helping agency leaders create sound policies and procedures as a proactive means of minimizing their exposure to costly liability. Matt received his Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from DePaul University and his J.D. from Loyola University Chicago School of Law.

Prerequisite(s): Students must obtain approval from their training coordinators.  Please submit a registration form for approved staff.

Location: ZOOM ( link will be sent to all registered students a week prior to class)l
Instructor: Dolan Consulting Group
Course Dates: October 5, 2021
Course Time: 8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Enrollment Information:

No cost will be assessed. The course fee will be charged to the appropriate Regional Trust Fund.

To register, Region 3 & 15 officers should contact their agency training coordinator(s); all others should email Sarah Stallworth at Sarah.Stallworth@tcc.fl.edu

10.11.21 Line Supervision 80 hours (Region 3)

Course Description

Tailored to the new supervisor, this course will assist the student with understanding the transition from operations to management responsibilities. It will also provide the experienced supervisor with the additional knowledge, skills and attributes to function effectively in this significant role.

Topics Include: Communications and Semantics Management; Theory Elements of Supervision Organization; Theory Reporting & Records Human relations Planning Practices; Staff work requirements; Considerations in policy development and enforcement; Budgeting practices; Performance appraisal Techniques; Staffing and Assignment of Personnel Community Relations; Civil Liability Methods of developing personnel; and proper use of discipline. 

Program: Advanced/Specialized Training 

This course is open to sworn law enforcement personnel and non-sworn investigators, inspectors and members of government who routinely conduct interviews, interrogations or hear testimony.

Prerequisite(s): Obtain authorization from your training coordinator
Location: FPSI,TBA
Instructor: Retired Chief Donald Frost
Course Dates:  October 11-22, 2021
Course Time: 8:00-5:00p.m.

Enrollment Information

To register, Region 3 & 15 officers should contact their agency training coordinator(s); all others should email Sarah Stallworth at Sarah.Stallworth@tcc.fl.edu

10.12.21 Advanced Interviews & Interrogations 2 days Virtual (Region 15)

COURSE DESCRIPTION - This dynamic two-day course focuses on advanced interview and interrogation techniques. The course is aimed at all investigators who want to take their interview and interrogation skills to the next level. The course will begin with an overview of current interview and interrogation tactics; however, the focus of the class is to give the student a formatted methodology which has a proven track record of success. Class participation will be encouraged, and video clips will be utilized to enhance the conversation. 

 

                                TOPICS INCLUDE:

Detecting Deception                       Theme Development

Interview/Timeline                          Theme Delivery

Confrontational Interviews             Building Rapport

Non-Confrontational Interviews    Submission Phase

Avoiding False Confessions            Partial Admissions

Tactically Introducing Evidence     GETTING THE TRUTH!                                                 

 

Corporal Jon Rappa has over 24 years experience as a law enforcement professional with a major emphasis on criminal investigation and suspect interrogation.  He currently works as a Robbery/ Homicide Investigator.  He has published numerous articles on the art of interviewing and is currently writing a book on the subject.  

Prerequisite(s): Students must obtain approval from their training coordinators.  Please submit a registration form for approved staff.

Location: ZOOM ( link will be sent to all registered students a week prior to class)l
Instructor: Advanced Police Concepts
Course Dates: October 12-13, 2021
Course Time: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Enrollment Information:

No cost will be assessed. The course fee will be charged to the appropriate Regional Trust Fund.

To register, Region 3 & 15 officers should contact their agency training coordinator(s); all others should email Sarah Stallworth at Sarah.Stallworth@tcc.fl.edu

10.15.21 Warrant & Affidavit Writing 1 Day Virtual (Region 15)

Course Description:

This class is designed for law enforcement personnel at all levels interested in having the components of a search warrant demystified and learning how to effectively draft and execute them. After breaking down the technical requirements into simple, understandable concepts, the class covers how to manufacture probable cause in difficult cases and how to maximize the utility of your warrant by expansively thinking about property to be seized and effectively describing the premises to be searched.

Prerequisite(s): Students must obtain approval from their training coordinator and complete a registration form prior to course.
Location: ZOOM ( link will be sent to all registered students a week prior to class)
Instructor: Jared Nixon, JP Nixon Consulting Group
Course Dates: October 15, 2021
Course Time: 8:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m.

JP Nixon Consulting is a small, highly specialized group of law enforcement professionals with the mission of delivering training, oversight, and legal services of a quality unmatched in the industry. Our instructors are recognized experts in their fields and include prosecutors, judges, and taskforce commanders. Customized trainings as well as large scale and small scale consulting projects are available in addition to our standard services

Enrollment Information

To register, Region 3 & 15 officers should contact their agency training coordinator(s); all others should email Sarah Stallworth at Sarah.Stallworth@tcc.fl.edu

10.25.21 New Detective Training 2 DAYS Virtual

 

This new detective course is intended to make the participants recognize the importance of basic investigative techniques that are often overlooked or not given the proper level of importance in the face of newer technologies and newer investigative techniques. This class also gives an introduction to 4th and 5th Amendment issues encountered by detectives, and the importance of striving for and maintaining the highest quality of investigation in all cases. It also introduces the detective to the dynamics of interacting with victims and victim’s families.

There is nothing more destructive to a crime scene or criminal investigation than making early assumptions about the scene and the nature of the investigation. Participants will be taught to treat every violent crime scene like it is a possible murder investigation and to not allow preconceptions and personal theories to influence their actions or the manner in which they handle the crime scene and investigation.

Throughout the class, participants will be shown actual cases in which the objectives to be taught become relevant in the investigation. They will be encouraged to interact with the instructor about their theories as to what steps should be taken in the investigation, followed by instruction on how the actual investigation developed.

Course Objectives:

  • Understanding the 4 basic responsibilities of the initial responding officer
  • Identifying the most perishable item at a crime scene—witnesses
  • Understanding the 4 stages of handling the crime scene—information gathering, planning, observation & processing and documentation
  • Defining and addressing “confirmation bias” 
  • Identifying when a death investigation is no longer a murder investigation
  • Understanding Constitutional protections in lawfully collecting evidence and conducting interviews and interrogations

EVERETT C. BABCOCK Cpt., Kansas City Police Department, MO

Captain Everett C. Babcock is in his 32nd year as a law enforcement officer. His career started in 1988 for a small agency in Sayre Oklahoma where he worked as both an officer and an investigator before taking a position in 1992 as an Investigator for the District Attorney’s Office in Oklahoma’s 2nd Judicial District, where he was assigned to the District 2 Drug Task Force which investigated major narcotic offenses throughout western Oklahoma.

Prerequisite(s): Students must obtain approval from their training coordinators.  Please submit a registration form for approved staff.

Location: ZOOM ( link will be sent to all registered students a week prior to class)l
Instructor: Dolan Consulting
Course Dates: October 25-26, 2021
Course Time: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Enrollment Information:

No cost will be assessed. The course fee will be charged to the appropriate Regional Trust Fund.

To register, Region 3 & 15 officers should contact their agency training coordinator(s); all others should email Sarah Stallworth at Sarah.Stallworth@tcc.fl.edu

10.27.21 Seven  Habits of Leadership 1 Day Virtual (Region 15)

Course Details:

Seven Habits of Effective Leadership.  The seven habits of highly effective people are at the heart of team, organizational, and personal effectiveness. This class will explore the 7 Habits and tools to help you incorporate them into your daily life.

Habit 1: Be Proactive Habit 2: Begin With the End in Mind Habit 3: Put First Things First Habit 4: Think Win-Win Habit 5: Seek First to Understand Then to Be Understood Habit 6: Synergize Habit 7: Sharpen the Saw

Prerequisite(s): Students must obtain approval from their training coordinators.  Please submit a registration form for approved staff.

Location: ZOOM ( link will be sent to all registered students a week prior to class)l
Instructor: Nero Consulting
Course Dates: October 27, 2021
Course Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Enrollment Information:

No cost will be assessed. The course fee will be charged to the appropriate Regional Trust Fund.

To register, Region 3 & 15 officers should contact their agency training coordinator(s); all others should email Sarah Stallworth at Sarah.Stallworth@tcc.fl.edu

November

11.1.21 General Instructor Techniques (Region 3)

General Instructor Techniques

Course Description

This 64 hour (proficiency Based)  course has been developed to enhance the criminal justice officers knowledge, skills, and abilities to provide efficient and effective training to fellow criminal justice personnel in skills or subject areas dictated by local need. Upon successful completion of the course, officers will be eligible to become certified instructors through CJSTC provided they meet all other requirements. Note, this course may be used for mandatory retraining requirements, but not for salary incentive.

Program: Advanced/Specialized Training 

This course is open to sworn law enforcement personnel and non-sworn investigators, inspectors and members of government who routinely conduct interviews, interrogations or hear testimony.

Prerequisite(s): 3 years professional experience.
Location: FPSI,CRB 219
Instructor: Angela Summers
Course Dates: Nov 1-10, 2021 Proficiency Based
Course Time: 8:00-5:00p.m.

Enrollment Information

To register, Region 3 & 15 officers should contact their agency training coordinator(s); all others should email Sarah Stallworth at Sarah.Stallworth@tcc.fl.edu

11.9.21 Foundational Concepts of Dignitary Protection 1/2 day Virtual (Region 15)

Course Details: TBA

Prerequisite(s): Students must obtain approval from their training coordinators.  Please submit a registration form for approved staff.

Location: ZOOM ( link will be sent to all registered students a week prior to class)l
Instructor: Hard Target Security
Course Dates: November 9, 2021
Course Time: 8:00 a.m. - 12:30pm. 

Enrollment Information: No cost will be assessed. The course fee will be charged to the appropriate Regional Trust Fund.

To register, Region 3 & 15 officers should contact their agency training coordinator(s); all others should email Sarah Stallworth at Sarah.Stallworth@tcc.fl.edu

11.16.21 Photographing the Death Scene Virtual (Region 15)

Course:

Photographing the Death Scene: Tips and Techniques

This training is for anyone who will be investigating a death scene, including police officers, death scene investigators, and crime scene technicians. There are many components to documenting a death scene but none are more important than good quality photographs. Photographs will be used for years to come and will be essential to criminal and civil court proceedings. Death scene photographs should be properly exposed, in focus, and correctly composed. This training includes photography tips and techniques that will ensure good quality images, but the main focus of this training will be on the subject matter that should be contained within the death scene photos - what should be photographed and why.

Among the topics presented will be:

  • Identifying and photographing scene evidence
  • Photographing injuries
  • Identifying and photo-documenting bloodstain evidence
  • Identifying and photo-documenting ballistic evidence
  • Photographing perspectives of principles and witnesses in the case
  • Proper use of scales to photograph evidence
  • Addressing common problems and mistakes in photographing crime scenes and death scenes

This program contains graphic scene photographs and actual case examples to illustrate the training material. Instructor: Tom Martin, Senior Investigator, New York State Police, (retired) Tom Martin began his law enforcement career in 1988 as a uniformed New York State Trooper, and began his forensic career in 1990 as a crime scene field technician. For the majority of his career, Tom was assigned to the NYSP Forensic Identification Unit in Poughkeepsie, and supervised that unit for 14 years before retiring from that position in October 2010. Tom regularly provides forensic testimony in various state and federal courts. Tom has a B.S. degree in Criminal Justice. He is a nationally recognized speaker who has instructed at numerous forensic training seminars across the United States, including the American Academy of Forensic Sciences Annual Conferences, The National Institute of Justice Annual Conferences and Technology Fairs, and the Smithsonian Institute. He is a faculty member of the National College of District Attorneys.

Prerequisite(s): Students must obtain approval from their training coordinators.  Please submit a registration form for approved staff.

Location: ZOOM ( link will be sent to all registered students a week prior to class)l
Instructor: Law Enforcement Risk Management Group
Course Dates: November 16, 2021
Course Time: 8:00 a.m. - 2:30pm. 

Enrollment Information: No cost will be assessed. The course fee will be charged to the appropriate Regional Trust Fund.  To register, Region 3 & 15 officers should contact their agency training coordinator(s); all others should email Sarah Stallworth at Sarah.Stallworth@tcc.fl.edu

11.17.21 Emotional Survival for Female Enforcers 1 Day-Virtual (Region 15)

 

Emotional Survival for Female Enforcers:  

Course focus includes:  

  • Creative and effective ways to turn perceived “weakness” and physical disadvantage into performance strengths and advantages.
  •  Special equipment considerations for female officers.
  • Strategic positioning techniques that can minimize the risk of avoidable injury and maximize force effectiveness for smaller stature officers.
  • Train to avoid the mental mistakes that can put you at severely increased risk.
  • Effectively control the biological, chemical and physiological impact of intense, sudden onset stress.• Balancing Home and Career
  • Having it All… Doing it All… Being it All
  • Self-Control, Managing Your Emotions and Burnout
  • Prerequisite(s): Students must obtain approval from their training coordinators.  Please submit a registration form for approved staff.

Location: ZOOM ( link will be sent to all registered students a week prior to class)l
Instructor: Calibre Press
Course Dates: November 17, 2021
Course Time: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Enrollment Information:

No cost will be assessed. The course fee will be charged to the appropriate Regional Trust Fund.

To register, Region 3 & 15 officers should contact their agency training coordinator(s); all others should email Sarah Stallworth at Sarah.Stallworth@tcc.fl.edu

11.29.21 Firearm Instructor Course  44 hours Region 3

Firearms Instructor:  

This 44 hour course is for CJSTC general certified instructor that want to teach firearms in the CMS application based law enforcement basic recruit training program. In addition to successfully completing this course the student must successfully complete an internship in firearms.

Prerequisite(s): Obtain authorization from training coordinator
Location: FPSI,Firearms Range
Instructor: Fred Smelt (Lead) & Region 3 instructors
Course Dates: November29th Day one: 1pm-10pm Day (Times varies)

Enrollment Information

To register, Region 3 & 15 officers should contact their agency training coordinator(s); all others should email Sarah Stallworth at Sarah.Stallworth@tcc.fl.edu

11.29.21 Florida S.W.A.T Association:Hathcock Sniper School (Fee Based)

Course Details: Hathcock Sniper School

This course is directed to officers currently assigned to a law enforcement special response unit and functioning as a rifle marksman. The classroom includes instruction blocks in safety, training, equipment, marksmanship, concealment, data book and ranging. The field and practice application areas of instruction are: marksmanship, observation, movement, concealment, ranging and care & cleaning. The sniper will participate in basic marksmanship exercises at various distances from the target. In addition, the sniper will fire a series of shooting exercises involving physical exertion and stressful conditions.

FSA Training Announcement

The Florida SWAT Association is proud to announce that registration for Hathcock Sniper School is now open.  The event will be hosted at the Florida Public Safety Institute from November 29th-December 9th.  FSA is sponsoring up to 24 registrants for a $500 discount each.  This brings the cost for this highly sought after course down to $1000 per registrant. Follow the link below for more information or to register today.  Lt. Chris Perz-FSA Training Coordinator

https://fsai.memberclicks.net/index.php?option=com_jevents&task=icalevent.detail&evid=35

 

Enrollment Information:  THIS IS A NON TRUST FUNDED COURSE

To register https://www.floridaswat.org/

December

12.6.21 Middle Management 40 hours (Region 15)

Course Description

Instructional Goal: To prepare middle managers in criminal justice agencies to function effectively in their role.

  • Competency Areas Included:
  • Communication Skills
  • Conflict Management
  • Crisis Management
  • Diversity
  • Ethics
  • Human Relations
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Planning
  • Problem Solving
  • Supervisory Experience

Prerequisite(s): Obtain authorization from training coordinator and complete a salary incentive form.
Location: FPSI, TBA
Instructor: Captain Patrick Walsh
Course Dates: 12/06/21 -12/10/21

Enrollment Information

To register, Region 3 & 15 officers should contact their agency training coordinator(s); all others should email Sarah Stallworth at Sarah.Stallworth@tcc.fl.edu

12.13.21 Field Training Officer 40 hours (Region 15)

Course Description

This 40 hour course is designed to introduce new field training officers, or officers interested in becoming FTO’s to the following topics: 1) role of the FTO program; 2) components of a successful FTO program; 3) roles and responsibilities of the FTO officer; 4) responsibilities of the FTO in the learning process; 5) structure of the field training evaluation; 6) daily observation report; and 7) remedial training.

This course is open to sworn law enforcement personnel and non-sworn investigators, inspectors and members of government who routinely conduct interviews, interrogations or hear testimony.

Prerequisite(s): Obtain authorization from training coordinator and complete a salary incentive form.
Location: FPSI, DJJ008
Instructor: Lt. Dana Russell
Course Dates: 12/13/21 -12/17/21

Enrollment Information

To register, Region 3 & 15 officers should contact their agency training coordinator(s); all others should email Sarah Stallworth at Sarah.Stallworth@tcc.fl.edu

12.17.21 Recognizing Stress & Deception 1 Day Virtual (Region 15)

Course Description

Lying and stress are NOT the same thing. Sometimes people show signs of

“deception” when they are not lying; they are simply stressed. This online class

(4-hour equivalent in-person course), open to US Law Enforcement Only, will

teach the student how to recognize stress caused by deception and how to read it

with better accuracy.

 

DETECTIVE CORPORAL JON RAPPA will teach the student

how to recognize the verbal and non-verbal signs of stress caused by deception.

The course also teaches the dangers of over-reliance on traditional “detecting

deception” methods and to use these observations as a supplement to your

investigation, not as the end all be all. This is not your average Online Class nor is

it death by PowerPoint. This course is presented through professionally produced

lectures, coursework, discussion forum, and an exam. You will learn real world

methods that are ethical and effective. REAL INTERVIEW & INTERROGATION

footage will be shown to enhance discussion and reinforce what we teach.

Prerequisite(s): Obtain authorization from training coordinator and complete a salary incentive form.
Location: Virtual
Instructor: Advanced Police Concepts
Course Dates: 12/17/21

Time:8:30 a.m.-4:30 P.M.

Enrollment Information

To register, Region 3 & 15 officers should contact their agency training coordinator(s); all others should email Sarah Stallworth at Sarah.Stallworth@tcc.fl.edu

 

2022 Upcoming Courses

January

1.10.22 Instructor Training Seminar

12th Annual Instructor Training Seminar

"More than a Badge"

 

Program: Advanced/Specialized Training for high liability instructors

This conference will:

  1. Provide instructors with opportunities to further develop their knowledge, skills, and abilities in the areas of Defensive Tactics, Firearms, Medical First Responder, and Vehicle Operations. Numerous tracks will lead to Train the Trainer certifications.
  2. Bring together many top vendors from around the country that will exhibit and demonstrate all types of cutting edge, state-of-the-art, ready-when-you-are equipment and products.

Seminar Details:

There will be limited number of onsite workshops due to COVID-19.  Majority of our face to face classes will be in our high liability areas:  First Aid, Defensive Tactics, Driving & Firearms. 

 Attendee registration October 1st-January 5th

 

$175 General Registration includes registration & coin

$200 Deluxe Package: Includes registration, t-shirt, and coin.

 

Any questions or interested in presenting a workshop via zoom please  contact Gigi Colverton at Gigi.HaynesColverton@tcc.fl.edu.

1.31.22 ASHII CPR Instructor 2 Days (Region 15)

Course:

CPR Course Description

Program: Advanced and Specialized Training

This is a 16 hour course that is designed to prepare officers to become BLS/CPR Instructors

Prerequisite(s): Obtain authorization from training coordinator and complete a salary incentive form.
Location: FPSI, TBA
Instructor: Stephanie White
Course Dates: January 31-February 1, 2022

Enrollment Information

To register, Region 3 & 15 officers should contact their agency training coordinator(s); all others should email Sarah Stallworth at Sarah.Stallworth@tcc.fl.edu

February

2.7.22 Dignitary Protection Training 5 Days (Region 15)

Course Description

This training project is broken down into several yet distinct areas or modules that can be altered to fit the needs of the client. First, is to develop a basic foundational understanding of modern day concepts and techniques pertaining to the successful planning and operation of a personal security detail (PSD).  Second, is to provide training in proprietary methodology of defensive tactics utilized to ensure the safety of a principle. Third, to instruct specific methodology and practicum of firearms skills used to ensure the safety of a principle. Fourth, is to provide instruction and practical application of advanced driving techniques commonly used to ensure the safety of a principle in transport. Fifth, is to instruct proprietary methodology in small unit tactics used to ensure the safety of, or affect the rescue of a principle from various types of attacks and circumstances. Last, is too safely conduct a culmination exercise that will challenge the students to display their newly learned skill set in a practical application event. This course is typically delivered in a five day work week but can be reduced to four days by shortening the duration of the above mentioned modules.

HTSG utilizes both printed material and multimedia training aids to assist in the delivery of its curriculum. During the Protective Operations training cycle HTSG will conduct reality based training scenarios both at the training facility and in the general public dependent on the clients wishes. These events will require the use of several vehicles and an instructor cadre for safety and evaluation. Instructors used for this project will be certified through FDLE’s Criminal Justice Standards & Training Commission. Should Driving be a module desired by the client the lead instructor used for the driving portions of this course will also be a CJSTC Certified Driving Instructor.

 
Day 1 Introduction, History and Analysis of Protective Ops (classroom, projector, sound)
Etiquette and Interaction

Advance Operations and Theory
Site Security
Movement Formation & Methods

Day 2 Firearms Training (Classroom projector & sound, Range, targets, backers, 300-400 rds of handgun ammo per student)
Protective Ops Handgun Basics
One handed shooting
Shooting Off Angles
Shooting and moving with a principal

Day 3 Defensive Tactics & Culmination event Prep (Classroom, projector, sound, DT Mat Room or outdoor area)
Escorts
Takedowns
Handshakes
Weapon Defense

Day 4/5 Culmination exercise (Classroom, role player dignitaries, unmarked vehicles, simunition weapons if available)

This course is open to sworn law enforcement personnel and non-sworn investigators, inspectors and members of government who routinely conduct interviews, interrogations or hear testimony.

Prerequisite(s): Obtain authorization from training coordinator and complete a salary incentive form.
Location: FPSI, TBA
Instructor: Hard Target Security
Course Dates: 2/7/2022-2/11/2022

Enrollment Information

To register, Region 3 & 15 officers should contact their agency training coordinator(s); all others should email Sarah Stallworth at Sarah.Stallworth@tcc.fl.edu

2.14.22 Conducting Background Investigations 5 Days (Region 15)

Course Details:

Conducting Background Investigations

As part of the selection process, the Background Investigation is one of the most important tools for evaluating the qualifications of a criminal justice applicant.  A thorough background investigation will yield job-relevant information concerning an individual’s past behavior, experience, education, performance, and other critical factors important in the overall selection process. The background investigation is utilized in conjunction with other screening criteria, which are equally important in determining applicants that are best qualified to be a criminal justice officer.

This course is open to sworn law enforcement personnel and non-sworn investigators, inspectors and members of government who routinely conduct interviews, interrogations or hear testimony.

Prerequisite(s): Obtain authorization from training coordinator and complete a salary incentive form.
Location: FPSI, TBA
Instructor: Captain Robert Mixson
Course Dates: 2/14/22-2/18/22

Enrollment Information

To register, Region 3 & 15 officers should contact their agency training coordinator(s); all others should email Sarah Stallworth at Sarah.Stallworth@tcc.fl.edu

2.23.22 Homicide Invest. Tactics Procedures & Avoiding Mistakes 24hr Virtual (RG15)

Course Description:  Homicide Investigation Tactics, Procedures, Optimizing Opportunities and Avoiding Common Mistakes

This course has a hybrid option. 

Instructor: Robert G Lowery, Jr.

Course Objectives: This two and a half day course is designed for detectives, homicide and crimes against persons investigations. The instructor will provide a step by step process for handling homicide investigations from the initial call, properly approaching and managing the crime scene, physical and trace evidence issues, laboratory capabilities, identification and interview of witnesses, multiple suspect development and elimination techniques, interacting with the coroner/medical examiner and prosecutors/district attorney. Participations will be provided with an overview on homicide types and motivations, suicides, recognizing equivocal or staged death scenes, no body prosecutions and investigating cases of unidentified human remains. There will be an in-depth segment on proper documentation and report writing and preparation for court presentation. Additionally, discussions on applying the latest advancements and technologies to assist in conducting thorough and expedient resolutions of investigations, including data management/analytics, advanced cell phone analytics and the complex role of social media.

Upon Completion:

  • Managing the Crime Scene - Basic Principles
  • The Role of the Coroner/Medical Examiner
  • The Role of the Prosecuting/District Attorney
  • Initiating the Investigation
  • Documentation and Report Writing
  • Suspects • Role of Technology
  • Conducting the Interrogation
  • Preparing for Court

• Unsolved Cases

 

Prerequisite(s): Obtain authorization from training coordinator and complete a salary incentive form.
Location: FPSI
Instructor: Law Eforcement Risk Management Group
Course Dates: 2/23-25/2022

Enrollment Information

To register, Region 3 & 15 officers should contact their agency training coordinator(s); all others should email Sarah Stallworth at Sarah.Stallworth@tcc.fl.edu

2.2.22 First Aid Instructor 40 hours (Region 15)

Course Description

Program: Advanced and Specialized Training

This course is designed for individuals that are CJSTC certified general topic instructors. Students are required to complete a mandatory 20 hour hands on practicum.

Prerequisite(s): Obtain authorization from training coordinator.
Location: FPSI, TBA
Instructor: Stephanie White
Course Dates: February 2-8, 2022

Enrollment Information

To register, Region 3 & 15 officers should contact their agency training coordinator(s); all others should email Sarah Stallworth at Sarah.Stallworth@tcc.fl.edu

2.9.22 First Aid Instructor Practicum 3 Days (Region 15)

Course Description

This is a 20 hour course is a follow-up practicum course to the Medical First Aid Instructor Course.

Students are engaged in hands on activities, practices and procedures required to the effective Medical First Aid Instructor.

Prerequisite(s):  Complete First Aid Instructor and Obtain authorization from training coordinator.
Location: FPSI, TBA
Instructor: Stephanie White
Course Dates: February 9-11, 2022

Enrollment Information

To register, Region 3 & 15 officers should contact their agency training coordinator(s); all others should email Sarah Stallworth at Sarah.Stallworth@tcc.fl.edu

March

3.28.22 Defensive Tactics Instructor 80 hours (Region 3)

Course Description

Defensive Tactics Instructor

Instructional Goal: To prepare an instructor student to obtain Commission certification as a High Liability Instructor in Defensive Tactics and instruct the Criminal Justice Defensive Tactics Course in the Florida Basic Recruit Training Program:

High Liability and Advanced Defensive Tactics (#1405). Structure of Course: 6 units, 14 lessons Total Estimated Time: 80 hours the hours for this course are not specified by lesson. Generally, 8 to 12 hours are sufficient for the lecture portion of the course but may vary by instructor, academy, and class size. The majority of time should be spent practicing defensive tactics techniques, student teaching, and proficiency evaluations. Competency Areas Included Application of Florida Statutes Communication skills Conflict Management Crisis Management Defensive tactics techniques Ethics Facilitation Human Diversity Human Relations Interpersonal skills Instructor Techniques Officer Safety Planning Problem solving Professionalism Report writing Stress management

This course is open to sworn law enforcement personnel and non-sworn investigators, inspectors and members of government who routinely conduct interviews, interrogations or hear testimony.

Prerequisite(s): Obtain authorization from training coordinator and complete a salary incentive form.
Location: FPSI, DT Building
Instructor: Region 3 Instructors
Course Dates: 3/28-4/8/22

Enrollment Information

To register, Region 3 & 15 officers should contact their agency training coordinator(s); all others should email Sarah Stallworth at Sarah.Stallworth@tcc.fl.edu

April

May

June

6.6.22 Defensive Tactics Instructor 80 hrs (Region 15)

Course Description

Defensive Tactics Instructor

Instructional Goal: To prepare an instructor student to obtain Commission certification as a High Liability Instructor in Defensive Tactics and instruct the Criminal Justice Defensive Tactics Course in the Florida Basic Recruit Training Program:

High Liability and Advanced Defensive Tactics (#1405). Structure of Course: 6 units, 14 lessons Total Estimated Time: 80 hours the hours for this course are not specified by lesson. Generally, 8 to 12 hours are sufficient for the lecture portion of the course but may vary by instructor, academy, and class size. The majority of time should be spent practicing defensive tactics techniques, student teaching, and proficiency evaluations. Competency Areas Included Application of Florida Statutes Communication skills Conflict Management Crisis Management Defensive tactics techniques Ethics Facilitation Human Diversity Human Relations Interpersonal skills Instructor Techniques Officer Safety Planning Problem solving Professionalism Report writing Stress management

This course is open to sworn law enforcement personnel and non-sworn investigators, inspectors and members of government who routinely conduct interviews, interrogations or hear testimony.

Prerequisite(s): Obtain authorization from training coordinator and complete a salary incentive form.
Location: FPSI, DT Building
Instructor: Region 15 Instructors
Course Dates: 6/6-17/22

Enrollment Information

To register, Region 3 & 15 officers should contact their agency training coordinator(s); all others should email Sarah Stallworth at Sarah.Stallworth@tcc.fl.edu

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