Our in-service training is always on the leading edge. Our recognized specialties include SWAT, K-9, Firearms Instructor, Basic Crime Scene, Dignitary Protection, Emergency Vehicle Operations, and the Police Patrol Canine School.
Much of our in-service training is conducted through a grant with the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES). MCOLES grants pay for 75% of the cost of training and the agencies pay the remaining 25%.
We continue to bring in training on a variety of topics from nationwide experts to accommodate the needs of our law enforcement community. If your department has specific training needs please contact the Criminal Justice office at any time and we will do our best to meet your needs.
All of our training is approved by MCOLES
and eligible for 302 funds.
May 3, 2013
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
The US Supreme Court and the Appellate Courts in Michigan regularly issue opinions which affect the power of law enforcement officers. The ability of an officer to deter criminal activity, investigate crimes and apprehend suspects is governed by this ever changing area of the law. Understanding those powers is key to effective policing.
This 4-hour course is an update on statutory changes and court rulings which have both expanded the power of the police in some areas while restricting the power in other areas of the law. Topics related to Miranda Warnings, Right to Counsel, Use of K-9s at traffic stops and around dwellings, Use of thermal imaging equipment, and the Search of Motor Vehicles after an arrest, along with other topics will be addressed.The update will review basic principles along with the latest developments. Participants will receive course materials and a certificate of completion of the training.
Consortium Fee: $50.00
Non-Consortium Fee: $75.00
First Line Supervision
May 21-23, 2013
All of us are familiar with the term "Minimum Standards". We use minimum standards for everything from firearms to understanding constitutional law. However, many of us use minimum standards as a destination while we should be using it as a starting line. How do we change this mentality? LEADERSHIP. This class i all about providing you the tools you need to become the best leader you can be. Doing that comes with the understanding that great leadership is the result of a lifetime of learning and experience combined with a commitment to help others do the same. If you are looking to improve the performance, relationships, and moral of your department, this class is for you.
At the conclusion of this class, participants will:
- Understand the character of a true leader
- Understand the Paradigm Effect, Paradigm Paralysis, and its impact on your ability to effectively lead.
- Understand the importance of having, celebrating, and sustaining a belief system.
- Understanding the difference between management and leadership and how they impact different areas
- Understand how to apply the Leadership Test©
- Understand how to use and apply the DiSC® profile ad it applies to supervision
- Understand the myth surrounding the “Perfect Leader”
- Historical leaders are brought to life and examined in this multi-sensory experience
- Learn how we are affected by our practices and generational differences
- See the difference between your ”circle of comfort” and your “circle of influence”
- Experience how our profession is impacted by the “Blame Game”
- Receive tools that will help you with relationships between subordinates and everyone you serve – Understanding the Parmenio Factor
- Leadership and Law Enforcement: Becoming the professional we want to be
Consortium Fee: $295.00
Non-Consortium Fee: $350.00
Interview & Interrogation
Reid & Associates
June 11-13, 2013
This three-day (24 hour) program will assist law enforcement officers in developing the skills necessary to effectively interview and interrogate subjects during the course of a criminal investigation. Officers will learn how to interpret verbal and physical behavior as they relate to truth and deception. They will also learn a formalized step approach to conducting an interrogation and proven effective methods for lawfully eliciting confessions.
Consortium Fee - $150.00
Non-Consortium Fee - $190.00
June 14, 2013
This one-day (8 hour) program will assist police employees in developing the skills necessary to effectively interview and interrogate suspects. This advanced workshop will present new techniques to enhance the interrogator's ability to obtain a legally acceptable confession. These new techniques will give the interrogator the ability to tailor an interrogation to the individual subject.
Consortium Fee - $50.00
Non-Consortium Fee - $65.00
June 18-19, 2013
Inconsistent reporting, policy, and training standards are the main reasons why agencies face liability. Documenting Force helps improve official report content quality and credibility, whereby limiting unnecessary scrutiny and litigation. Course materials are endorsed by the law firm of Smith Rogers, LLP and approved for POST credit in 30 states. Every participant receives our pocket-size Documenting Force publication and secure access to the phone application replica with dozens of report examples for use in the field.
During this course, participants receive information and instruction on how to:
- Organize, format, and collect field notes
- Use writing strategies that emphasize key points
- Review official reports for content, clarity, and accuracy
- Write official reports using quantifiable details to:
- Describe places, objects, and people
- Describe physical weapon tools
- Explain target, tool, and time decisions
Consortium Fee: $250
Non-Consortium Fee: $275
June 24-28, 2013
This 40-hour course is designed for police officers that have been recently assigned to SWAT or a raid entry team. During this training, officers will be given the basic skills needed to perform in a tactical position. The focus will be on the incident command system, team work, and working in a high risk environment in a safe manner. The tactics taught are internationally accepted with SWAT and Military Special Ops Teams. Officers will become proficient with tactical situations such as high risk warrant service, barricaded gunmen, and vehicle takedowns. They will also be introduced to less common tactical situation such as hostage rescue, active shooter, WMD, and the risks associated with methamphetamine labs.
Consortium Fee - $300.00
Non-Consortium Fee - $350.00
Dates to be Determined
This 16-hour course offers training for SWAT team members with prior basic SWAT training and will address intermediate and advanced tactics and techniques. Students will build upon the skills established in Basic SWAT training by participating in multiple fast-paced field training exercises that will improve and enhance tactical skills such as the resolution of barricaded suspect situations, individual and team covert movement, less-lethal and diversionary device usage, high-risk warrant service and hostage rescue techniques.
Consortium Fee - $250.00
Non-Consortium Fee - $300.00
dates to be determined (Possibly Fall 2013)
WARNING: This training features very graphic videos & strong language. Intended for serious law enforcers only. Our instructors provide the most up to date, street-tested information to help you stay one step ahead of criminals. Each instructor has more than 25 years of actual street experience.
3-day Police Training Seminar Includes:
- Deadly Force Incidents/Statements
- Police Ambushes/Surviving the Threat
- Hostage Negotiating for Street Cop/Supervisors
- Car Traps/Hidden Compartments
- Effective Interview Techniques
- Interrogation Tactics / Legal Limits
- Homeland Security Issues for the Street Cop
- Covert Surveillance Techniques for Patrol/Detectives
- Gang and Drug Investigation Tactics
- Courtroom Testimony Survival Tactics
- And Much More
Best Career Tune-up available to Law Enforcement Today! Each attendee receives an extensive training manual and certificate. Of the thousands of officers who have attended this program, 99% rate it 'Excellent' or 'Very Good'.
Remember: A well-trained Officer is a safer & more effective Officer
Consortium Fee: TBD
Non-Consortium Fee: TBD
dates to be determined
For over 30 years, Calibre Press has successfully trained, informed, and mentally prepared law enforcement personnel around the world through the Street Survival seminar.
This year, we are proud to present the biggest update to Street Survival in over a decade!
With exclusive new videos produced by PoliceOne and current content developed by the most reputable instructors in the country, the new Street Survival Seminar will:
- Restore your faith in the profession
- Reaffirm and strengthen your values and mind set
- Apply your mind set to your mission
- Prepare you for tactical and emotional survival
- Examine lethal and less than lethal force issues
- Teach you not to just survive, but to WIN in any encounter
Consortium Fee: TBD
Non-Consortium Fee: TBD