Corrections In-Service Training

In a similar fashion to our Law Enforcement In-Service training, we have, and continue to offer, Corrections In-Service Training on an as-needed basis. If you are in need of some training, please call us at 269-965-3931 ext. 2216 or email crju@kellogg.edu.

Prior Correctoins In-Service Training:

Jail Suicide Assessment, Prevention, and Postvention

This course examines the problem of jail suicides and presents the latest information on how to best assess & screen an inmate for Suicide risk.  Suicide prevention plans are presented as well as effective crisis communication techniques for dealing with an inmate who is suicidal.  This training includes discussion, group exercises, and powerful video scenario vignettes.

Legal Update

Topics in this 4-hour seminar include:

  • Constitutional Law Pertaining to Inmates
  • Pretrial Detainiee Rights
  • 42 USC 1983 Related Topics (4th and 8th Amendment Issues)
    • Seizure
    • Excessive Force
    • Deliberate Indifference to Medical Needs
    • Searches
    • Restraing & Positional Asphyxiation
    • Handcuffing, Tasers, & Chemical Sprays
    • PLRA (Prison Litigation Reform Act)
    • State Law Claims – New Developments
    • Employment Updates
Obsconder Unit Training

This 2 week training included:

  • Basic Investigator Training – 24 hours of training designed to train police officers or corrections officers assigned to special details, the fundamental principles of investigatory practices. The learning methods used will be lecture, PowerPoint, and group participation.
  • Basic Surveillance Training – 16 Hours of training designed to train officers in the fundamental principles of effective surveillance techniques. Officers will be instructed in the areas of physical surveillance, electronic surveillance, radio usage, pre-surveillance planning and surveillance operations. The learning methods utilized will be lecture, power point and practical, hands on training.
  • Tactical Driving – The course objective is to familiarize the student with laws and liabilities associated with driving in today’s society.  It will also expose the student to the limitations of night vision, incremental weather conditions, turning, braking, and traction.  After demonstrating proper driving techniques, the student will then participate in several cone course exercises.
  • Tactical Building Clearing – The course objective is to expose the students to proper building clearing techniques that will ensure the safety of the student and those with whom they are coming into contact with.  The student will understand proper team movements when dealing with large rooms, hallways, stairwells, doorways, and vehicles.