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In-service Training for Professionals

We offer the best-practices training on the topics you need. Stay up-to-date with Delta's in-service seminars for local law enforcement professionals.

Training Courses

Abandoned Vehicle Law Update Training: May 17, 2018

 This course will familiarize police officers, records specialists, property managers and other law enforcement personnel that are tasked with dealing with abandoned vehicles, with the changes to the laws and procedures pertaining with this topic. It will provide information for the proper processing, potential criminal violations and civil liabilty. This also will help facilitate communication between law enforcement and the towing industry.

Course Date: May 17, 2018
Course Time: 8am – 12pm
Course Instructor: Sgt. Lance Cook, Michigan State Police
Course Location: Delta College Main Campus, Room N007
Course Fee: Non-Consortium: $55 per person, Delta College Consortium: $0 per person
MCOLES Registered
Registration Deadline:
May 10, 2018

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Acute Uncontrolled Agitation & Synthetic Drugs: February 27, 2018

This fast moving presentation will explore the myths and realities concerning Excited Delirium and will give officers, medical care providers and first responders an introduction and recognition of new designer drugs in the streets today. Designer drugs such as Bath Salts, K2 and Spice (Synthetic Marijuana) are at epidemic levels nationally and have a direct relationship to Excited Delirium cases and In-Custody Death. This presentation will include case study and review, video presentation and legal review. The goals of this seminar are to reduce officer injury when dealing with someone under the influence of these types of drugs and to illustrate the necessity for medical treatment to avoid an in-custody death which can occur during or after a struggle to place a subject experiencing Acute Uncontrolled Agitation in custody. Issues to be explored are: Sudden In-Custody Death and Excited Delirium, Four Phases of Excited Delirium, Medical Emergency vs. Criminal Act, Use of Force Considerations; Taser, Pepper Spray, etc., and much more!

Course Date: February 27, 2018
Course Time: 8am – 12pm
Course Instructor: Chief Bill Gutzwiller
Course Location: Delta College, Room N007
Course Fee: Non-Consortium: $50 per person, Delta College Consortium: $25 per person
MCOLES Registered
Registration Deadline:
February 20, 2018

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Advanced Reid Technique of Interviewing and Interrogation: September 28, 2018

The Advanced Seminar on the Reid Technique of Interviewing and Interrogation Program is designed to build on the information learned at the basic seminar program. Particular emphasis is placed on how to elicit information from the suspect during the interview stage that will serve as the basis for developing an individualized interrogational approach, based on the suspects profile and characteristics.

Without exception, past participants have commented on the value of the Advanced program in giving them a better understanding of the interrogation process, and in allowing them to enhance their skill level by learning new techniques and tactics.

Course Date: September 28, 2018
Course Time: 8am - 3pm
Course Instructor: John E. Reid and Associates
Course Location: Delta College Main Campus, Room TBD
Course Fee: Non-Consortium: $130 per person; Delta Consortium: $130 per person
MCOLES Registered
Registration Deadline: September 13, 2018

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Basic FTO Course: October 22 - 25, 2018 

This 4-day course is designed to provide knowledge and training to develop Field Training Officers' skills. Each new FTO will be presented with ideas and techniques to assist them in becoming more professional and confident in the application of their skills. This course is based on a modified "San Jose" program. Upon completion the FTO will be able to:

  • Discuss the "San Jose" and other program models
  • Identify demands on FTOs as Instructors
  • List five of the errors in rating
  • Understand the basics of Adult Learning Theory
  • Identify liability issues
  • Understand performance evaluations
  • Instruct from Training Briefs
  • Understand the Rating Scale and Reference Numbers
  • Complete the Daily Observation Report
  • Develop a Scenario and additional Training Plans
  • Understand the purpose of program management and control

Course Dates: October 22 - 25, 2018
Course Time: 8:30am - 4:30pm
Course Instructor: Steven Kellams of FTO Solutions. In 2000 Lieutenant Kellams was instrumental in redesigning the field training program for the Bloomington, Indiana Police Department and has taught that program to hundreds of departments throughout the United States. He has also instructed on field training issues at the national level when he presented courses at four National Association of Field Training Officers conferences, most recently in 2011. In 2005, Lieutenant Kellams was awarded the Law Enforcement Officer of the Year for Monroe County, IN for his work with the Bloomington Police Department's Field Training Program. He was elected to the national NAFTO Executive Board and served as President in 2009.
Course Location: Metro Police Authority, 5420 Hill 23 Drive, Flint MI 48507
Course Fee: Non-Consortium: $325 per person; Delta Consortium: $200 per person
MCOLES Registered
Registration Deadline: October 11, 2018 

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Basic Firearm Instructor Course: April 16 - 20, 2018 

This Firearm Instructor course will impart upon the participants sufficient knowledge and background in the proper techniques of handling and utilizing the semi-automatic pistol to be able to perform as a range instructor to provide competent training to other officers.
Prerequisite: Attendees will be required to satisfactorily perform the MCOLES basic course of fire on the first day.

Course Date:
April 16-20, 2018
Course Time: 8am - 5pm
Course Instructor: Thomas Royal & Bruce Coxworth
Course Location: Auburn City Range
Course Fee: Non-Consortium: $525 per person, Delta College Consortium: $325 per person
Required Equipment: Full duty belt with holster; duty pistol and minimum of three  ammunition magazines; 1,000 rounds of ammunition; soft body armor; eye and ear protection; baseball style cap; long pants; long sleeve shirt; sturdy footwear and any other clothing needed for the current weather; flashlight; sunscreen; bug sparay; laptop computer with flash drive (8GB min); note taking material; and personal first aid supplies.
MCOLES Registered
Registration Deadline:
April 9, 2018

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BELOW 100 Training: March 14, 2018

The BELOW 100 Program is designed to drastically reduce law enforcement Line of Duty Deaths (LODD's). The BELOW 100 Program specifically addresses the operational areas of law enforcement that contribute to the greatest number of LODD's, but are in large part preventable. The BELOW 100 Program is an effort to instill a culture of safety in law enforcement agencies that will progressively reduce national LODD's to below 100 annually. Instructional methods include lecture, guided discussion and video case studies.

Course Date: March 14, 2018
Course Time: 8a - 12p
Course Instructor: Tom Gillman, BELOW 100 Core Instructor
Course Location: Delta College, Room C111
Course Fee: Non-Consortium: $0 per person, Delta College Consortium: $0 per person
MCOLES Registered
Registration Deadline:
March 7, 2018

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Beyond the Cones: September 20, 2018

Beyond the Cones is a training program addressing officer safety and relating to vehicle operation. This course is designed to radically change the police driving culture. Line of Duty Deaths from vehicle related incidents have claimed more than 1200 lives in the past 20 years.

This seminar will address:

  • Line of duty deaths realted to vehicle crashes;
  • Duty related crashes injuring/killing civilians;
  • Training "responsive" drivers to limit their individual and organizational exposure to liability.

Beyond the Cones will impact the way Street Cops respond to emergencies. Most, if not all, single-vehicle police crashes involving officers responding to critical incidents could be avoided or eliminated. One of the key training objectives of this course is to develop an understanding of how decisions are made through either the "rational v. emotional" process. This course will provide information that is current and fact-based on the realities of emergency responders. Its purpose is to ultimately change the police driving culture thus saving lives.

Course Date: September 20, 2018
Course Time: 8am - 5pm
Course Instructor: Sgt. Keith Wenzel, Retired Dallas Police, Former Calibre Press Street Survival Instructor and Curriculum Expert
Course Location: Baker College, Center for Undergraduate Studies Building, Rooms E101/E103, 1050 W. Bristol Road, Flint MI 48507 (park in employee lot)
Course Fee: Non-Consortium: $95 per person, Delta College Consortium: $50 per person
MCOLES Registered
Registration Deadline: September 12, 2018 

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Emergency Vehicle Operation: May 23, 2018 or May 24, 2018

This is an eight hour course that starts with a short classroom update session followed by the remainder of time spent on the driving range performing "behind the wheel" esercises. The student will gain an understanding on few patrol vehicle technology such as stabili-track, electronic stability control, and electronic traction control, along with the dynamics of body shift and body roll.

Course Date/Time: May 23, 2018, 1 – 9pm OR May 24, 2018, 8am – 4pm
Course Instructor: Brian Schroer
Course Locations: Delta College Main Campus, Room TBD
Course Fee: Non-Consortium: $105 per person, Delta College Consortium: $0 per person
Required Equipment: Attendees need to bring one patrol vehicle for every three officers.
MCOLES Registered
Registration Deadline:
May 14, 2018

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Emergency Vehicle Operation - EVO/SUV: June 6, 2018 or June 7, 2018 or June 20, 2018 

 This is an eight hour course that starts with a short classroom update session followed by the remainder of time spend on the driving range performing "behind the wheel" exercises. This course will place emphasis on the SUV models of patrol vehicles, pointing out the major differences between these and the conventional patrol car.

Course Dates/Times: Session I. June 6, 2018 1 - 9 pm
                                            Session II. June 7, 2018 8am - 4pm
                                            Session III. June 20, 2018 8am - 4pm
Course Instructor: Brian Schroer
Course Location: Delta College Main Campus, Room TBD
Course Fee: Non-Consortium: $105 per person, Delta College Consortium: $0 per person
Required Equipment: ONE SUV model patrol vehicle per three officers attending
MCOLES Registered
Registration Deadline: May 29, 2018

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EVO-Emergency Vehicle Operation Instructor Course: April 30 - May 1, 2018 Part One.

 This 40-hour course is meant to train and certify law enforcement officers to instruct defensive driving, emergency response driving and pursuit driving while addressing the legal issues related to emergency vehicle operation. Students will participate in a variety of driving skills courses, simulated pursuit scenarios and classroom lecture. The course will be taught with a combination of classroom lecture and hands-on driving at a closed driving range. This course is a basic instructor course being taught using patrol cars, no SUV's.
Student Prerequisites for Emergency Vehicle Operations Instructor:
Certified Michigan Law Enforcement Officer for minimum of 3 years work experience
Must have successfully completed an Emergency Vehicle Operation course within the last two years.
Have successfully completed a "Train the Trainer" course, be certified as an instructor in another discipline or certified as a Field Training Officer (FTO) for at least one year.
Have attended a BELOW 100 training course.
NOTE: To successfully complete the Emergency Vehicle Operation Instructor course, the student will have to 'student teach' one 8-hour Emergency Vehicle Operation while shadowed by Master Instructor.

Course Date:
April 30 - May 1-2, 2018 (Part One), May 9-10, 2018 (part two). 8-hour Student Teaching (part three) the date/time to be determined by Master Instructor and student.
Course Time: 8:30am - 4:30pm
Course Instructor: Brian Schroer
Course Location: Delta College Main Campus, Room TBD
Course Fee: Non-Consortium: $625 per person, Delta College Consortium: $450 per person
Required Equipment: Each attendee needs to bring a patrol car (no SUV's)
MCOLES registration pending
Registration Deadline:
April 19, 2018

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Evidence Technician Course: May 14-18, 2018

This full week, hands-on course is designed for police officers wanting to improve their knowledge regarding their ability to recognize and collect physical evidence from a crime scene. Training will consist of a combination of classroom lecture and hands-on training in the core physical evidence catergories: latent prints, biology, footwear/tire tracks, firearms and tool marks and trace evidence. Hands-on and lecture training will also be provided the documentation of crime scenes with photography, notes and sktches. A stocked evidence technician tool kit will be available for purchase to those participants registering and paying prior to April 6, 2018. A list of kit contents will be provided to all participants of the course.

Course Dates: May 14-18, 2018
Course Time: 8am - 5pm
Course Instructor: Michigan State Police, Crime Lab Forensic Scientists
Course Location: Delta College Main Campus, Room TBA
Required Equipment: Digital camera, owner's manual for camera, and tripod
Course Fee: Non-Consortium: $895 per person w/kit;  $475 per person without kit, Delta Consortium: $795 per person w/kit; $375 per person without kit
MCOLES Registered
Registration Deadline with kit: April 9, 2018
Registration Deadline without kit: May 3, 2018

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Field Training Officer, FTO Refresher: May 7, 2018

This 1-day (8-hour) course is designed to refresh and remind the FTO of the responsibilities and duties regarding field training. Each FTO will be provided a refresher of the basic evaluation techniques for the field training program as well as the importance of adult learning theory in correcting poor performance.

Upon completion the FTO will be able to:

  • Understand the basics of Adult Learning Theory
  • Define the Scale Value System
  • Utilize Standard Evaluation Guidelines to complete The Daily Observation Report
  • Define Standardization and how it applies to Field Training Programs
  • List the Common Performance Appraisal Errors

Course Date: May 7, 2018
Course Time: 8:30am-4:30pm
Course Instructor: Steven Kellams of FTO Solutions. In 2000 Kellams was instrumental in redesigning the FTO Program for the Bloomington, Indiana Police Department and has taught that program to hundreds of departments throughout the United States. He has also instructed on field training issues at the national level when he presented courses at four National Association of Field Training Officers conferences, most recently in 2011. In 2005, Lt. Kellams was awarded the Law Enforcement Officer of the Year for Monroe County, IN for his work with the Bloomington Police Department's Field Training Program. He was elected to the national NAFTO Executive Board and served as President in 2009
Course Location: Flint Twp. Police Department, 5200 Norko Drive, Flint, MI 48507
Course Fee: LEORTC Licensed Members-Prepaid, Delta College Consortium $50.00 per person, All Others $85 per person
To Register: LEORTC Members and all others call 810-232-2654 or email registration@leortc.com
Delta College Consortium Members call 989-686-9176 or

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First Line Supervisor School: May 2-4, 2018

 After taking this 3-day course, students will be more proficient and confident in their decision making process when performing their duties. Some of the topics covered will be: Transitioning from Police Officer to Supervisor, Issues for Line Staff, Supervision & Administration, Ethics of Supervision - Doing the Right Thing, Responsibilities at Critical Incidents, and much more.

Course Date: May 2 – 4, 2018
Course Time: 8:30am – 4:30pm
Course Instructor: Daniel T. McGaw (Chief, Waterford Police Department-retired) has over 25  years of law enforcement experience, and for the past 20 years has been involved in training at his department, Oakland Police Academy and Delta College Police Academy.
Course Location: Delta College Main Campus, Room TBA
Course Fee: Non-Consortium: $285 per person, Delta College Consortium: $225 per person
MCOLES Registered
Registration Deadline:
April 23, 2018

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First Responder Grant Writing: April 18-19, 2018

Delta College Public Safety & Training will host a 2-day specialized class for Public Safety/ First Responder Agencies on developing, writing and applying for grant programs.  The class will be presented by staff from First Responder Grants, Inc.  Participants will learn the skills needed to properly research, develop and apply to grant funding streams specific to Public Safety, EMergency Management and Homeland Defense.
The training is specifically directed at First Responder and Public Safety Agencies of Police/Fire/EMS and Emergency Management or local government agencies seeking grant funding from Federal/State/Local grand funding sources.

The Grant Writing Training will be presented by nationally known grant consultant and author Margaret  Stark of Grant Writers Handbook. Considered a leading public safety certified Sr Grant Consultant, Ms. Stark has also served as a public safety administrator. Since 1998, she has helped public safety agencies like yours win over $875,000,000 in grant awards. Her students maintain a +80% overall win record, many on their first application.

Course Date: April 18 – 19, 2018
Course Time: 8:30am – 4:30pm
Course Instructor: Margaret Stark
Course Location: Delta College Main Campus, Room TBA
Course Fee: $450 per person
MCOLES Registered
To Register:
Visit www.FirstResponderGrants.com or call Kurt Bradley 863-551-9598 or email KBradley@firstrespondergrants.com
or Margaret Stark 540-230-8440 or email MStark@firstrespondergrants.com

Lodging: Bay Valley Hotel & Resort, 2470 Old Bridge Rd, Bay City 48706, 989-686-3500
Double Tree Hotel Bay City Riverfront, 1 Wenona Park, Bay City 48708, 989-891-6000
Ask for government rate or mention Delta College.

GLOCK AC-Armorers Course: September 15, 2018

 Certified Armorer Certification for all GLOCK Model Pistols (except G18/C Select-Fire models).
Morning, 8am – 12pm
Introduction, Safety Rules, Safe Action System Design, Function of Safeties,      Unloading & Clearing, Field Stripping & Reassembly, Detail Disassembly & Reassembly of Slide.
Lunch
Afternoon, 1 – 5pm
Detail Disassembly & Reassembly of Receiver, Fire Control Component Configurations/ Engagement, Multiple Practice Disassembly & Reassembly of Entire Pistol, Options/ Alternate Parts Offered, Sights/ Tools, Diagnostics/ Trouble Shooting Guides, Review, Written Examination (Minimum Required Score 80%), Class Completion & Farewell.
Note:This is a generic agenda and may be altered somewhat by the Instructor.
Required Equipment: Student supplies safety glasses for eye protection and a small flashlight. 
GLOCK provides lunch  meal unless otherwise noted.

Course Dates: September 25, 2018
Course Time: 8am – 5pm
Course Instructor: Certified GLOCK Armorers Instructors
Course Location: Delta College Main Campus, Room N012
Course Fee: $250 per person
To Register visit
www.glocktraining.com.

Human Trafficking Awareness: April 11, 2018

Per the National Human Trafficking Hotline: "Human trafficking is a crime involving the exploitation of someone for the purposes of compelled labor or a commercial sex act through the use of force, fraud, or coercion. Human trafficking affects individuals across the world, including here in the United States, and is commonly regarded as one of the most pressing human rights issues of our time. Human trafficking affects every community in the United States across age, gender, ethnicity, and socio-economic backgrounds." We often hear about it in news reports. As hard as it might be to believe, it exists and it is here. If you have a road running through your area, or if you have internet access, you can be effected by this. The goal of this training is to raise awareness of the problem, the laws involved, warning signs, issues when dealing with victims, and how to respond. This issue has been considered so important that most health profession licensees will be required to indicate having had training in human trafficking during their next license renewal cycle.

Course Date: April 11, 2018
Course Time: 9:00am – 12:00pm
Course Instructor: Victor Jurkowski, MA, LPC
Course Location: Delta College Planetarium, 100 Center Avenue, Bay City MI 48708
Course Fee: $0 per person
MCOLES Registered
Registration Deadline: April 3, 2018 

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Introduction to Illegal Gambling Machines: February 28, 2018

 This 4-hour training program will present and overview of electronic gaming devices (EGD) and how they are used illegally. Attendees will gain the following from this program:
An understanding of what constitutes legal and illegal gambling in Michigan.
A brief history of EGDs.
Information on how to tell the difference between a gambling machine and an amusement game.
Current trends of illegal gambling machine use seen in Michigan today.
The basics needed to conduct an investigation into illegal gambling operations involving EGDs.

Course Date: February 28, 2018
Course Time: 8:30am – 12:30pm
Course Instructor: John Lessnau-Manager of the Criminal Investigations Section of the Michigan Control Board and a retired Michigan State Police Detective Lieutenant with experience supervising investigations into illegal gambling.
Course Location: Delta College Main Campus, Room TBA
Course Fee: $0 per person
MCOLES Registered
Registration Deadline:
February 21, 2018

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Krav Maga Defensive Tactics: March 15, 16, 19 or 20, 2018

 This program is well-integrated, meaning that similar defensive principles apply to a variety of hostile situations. Threfore, the system can be learned in a relatively short period of instruction. The system is designed to train large numbers of personnel at one time. The techniques are easy to retain with minimal review and can be performed under extreme stress. The Krav Maga System has been overwhelmingly praised by defensive tactics instructors from federal, state and local law enforcement agencies as well as hand to hand combat trainers from special units of the military these sessions will concentrate on empty hand control and defense.

Course Date (Pick One): March 15, 16, 19 or 20, 2018
Course Time: 8am – 12pm
Course Instructor: Certified Krav Maga Instructors
Course Location: Delta College, Room N220
Course Fee: Non-Consortium: $55 per person; Delta College Consortium: $0 per person
MCOLES Registered
Registration Deadline: March 8, 2018

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Liquor Law Training: March 7, 2018 

 What you need to know about Michigan liquor  law and the licensing process. This eight-hour MCOLES approved class is for all law enforcement officers that enforce the Michigan Liquor Code. The course will start with licensing and a complete overview of the application process. Officers will gain an in-depth knowledge of Michigan liquor laws. The class will continue with a community-based approach to working with licensed establishments to reduce and prevent calls for service. Officers will learn how the objection and renewal process works and what role law enforcement has in the process. Officers will leave with a better understanding of the MLCC licensing process and Michigan liquor laws.
Course Curriculum: Licenses and Overview of Application Process: Michigan LIquor Law: Violations and Decoy Operations: Hearing Process and Objections to Renewals and Revocations: Working with Michigan Liquor Control and Licensed Establishments.

Course Date: March 7, 2018
Course Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Course Instructor: Dave Puck
Course Location: Delta College Main Campus, 1961 Delta Rd. University Center MI 48710      Room J-131
Course Fee: $195.00 per person
MCOLES Registered
To Register:
Contact David Puck @ 800-292-2896 Ext. 108 or email at dpuck@mlba.org

Managing the FTO Unit: May 8-10, 2018

This three day (24 hour)  course is designed to provide knowledge and skills necessary to properly lead and manage a Field Training Unit. Each Field Training Manager will be presented with ideas and techniques to assist them in becoming more professional and confident in the application of their skills. Upon completion the Field Training Manager will be able to: Understand the strengths and weaknesses of the different FTO models. Identify demands on Field Training Managers. Define the duties of the Field Training Manager and Coordinator. Correct recruits poor performance. Identify liability issues. Understand performance evaluations. Understand the Rating Scale and Reference Numbers. Complete the Weekly Managers Report. Develop a scenario and additional training plans. Understand the purpose of program management and control. Manage the FTO. Understand proper implementation of termination procedures.

Course Date: May 8-10, 2018
Course Time: 8:30am – 4:30pm
Course Instructor: Steven Kellams of FTO Solutions. In 2000 Kellams was instrumental in redesigning the FTO Program for the Bloomington, Indiana Police Department and has taught that program to hundreds of departments throughout the United States. He has also instructed on field training issues at the national level when he presented courses at four National Association of Field Training Officers conferences, most recently in 2011. In 2005, Lt. Kellams was awarded the Law Enforcement Officer of the Year for Monroe County, IN for his work with the Bloomington Police Department's Field Training Program. He was elected to the national NAFTO Executive Board and served as President in 2009.
Course Location: Flint Twp. Police Department, 5200 Norko Drive, flint MI 48507
Course Fee: LEORTC Licensed Members-Prepaid, LEORTC Non-Members: $175 per person. All Others $250 per person. Delta Consortium Members: $150 per person.
Register: Call the LEORTC at 810-232-2654 or email to registration@leortc.com
Delta Consortium Members call Dawn 989-686-9176 or

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MCOLES Speed Measurement Operator Course: January 12, 2018

 MCOLES approved course of training which will certify licensed police officers to operate traffic RADAR and traffic LIDAR instruments. The course of training consists of one day of classroom instruction, 24 hours of field exercises followed by two more day s of classroom instruction. Successful completion of this course will certify officers as RADAR/LIDAR operators. NOTE: Student needs to bring a laptop computer for the first day of class.

Course Date:
January 12, 2018 and March 8 and 9, 2018
Course Time: 8am – 5pm
Course Instructor: Jon Mason
Course Location: Delta College Main Campus, Room C111
Course Fee: Non-Consortium:  $285 per person, Delta College Consortium: $0 per person
Required Equipment: Laptop first day of class. Patrol car equipped with radar unit on third day of class.
MCOLES Registered
Registration Deadline:
January 4, 2018

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Motor Vehicle Code Update: May 15, 2018 

 This eight hour training for law enforcement officers will provide updated information pertaining to law enforcement utilizing the Michigan Vehicle Code. This course will also serve as an update and refresher for the patrol officers where they will receive an overview of traffic engineering principles and discover some of the issues involved in setting speed limits and the posting of traffic control devices.

Course Date: May 15, 2018
Course Time: 8:30am - 4:30pm
Course Instructor: Sgt. Lance Cook, Michigan State Police
Course Location: Delta College Main Campus, Room N007
Course Fee: Non-Consortium Members: $150 per person, Delta College Consortium: $0 per person
MCOLES Registered
Registration Deadline:
May 8, 2018

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Non-Destructive Entry (NDE) Basic: April 23-24, 2018 

Why use Non-Destructive Entry (NDE)? Techniques such as lock picking can allow patrol officers, supervisors, command officers, detectives, surveillance/narcotic officers, special response/SWAT teams, Federal, State, County and Local law enforcement a covert and non-destructive entry method.  NDE can be appropriate and helpful for welfare checks, community caretaker functions, suspicious circumstances, search warrants, a tactical option, cover entries, or even a home lockout.

Forced entry is the most expensive and least efficient method of entry, and is not always necessary. With forced entry, there are significant costs of repair or replacement of a smashed door, broken lock and door frame, all of which costs several hundred dollars to well over $1000, not to mention officer time waiting for board up or repair crews, litigation and loss of goodwill.

Basic Course: This 2-day course will introduce participants to the core basics of non-destructive entry, including lock-picking techniques, bumping and bypass methods over a 2-day course with more than 300 locks, Participants will practice on residential and commercial locks, padlocks, deadbolts knob locks, lever handled locks, and mortise cylinders. Professional lock picking set/other tools provided. 

Course Dates: April 23-24, 2018
Course Time: 8am - 4pm
Course Instructor: Keith A. Wuotinen, J.D., PH.D.
Course Location: Delta College Main Campus, Room TBA
Course Fee: Non-Consortium Members: $475 per person, Delta Consortium Members: $425 per person
MCOLES 302 funding registered/approved
Registration Deadline:
April 2, 2018
Register online at www.professionalpolicetraining.com email enroll@pstgpro.com or call 586-413-7894. Delta College Consortium Members are required to submit payment in advance to receive the special rate.

Non-Destructive Entry (NDE) Advanced: April 25-26, 2018 Must have attended Basic  Non-Destructive Entry (NDE) to register.

Why use Non-Destructive Entry (NDE)? Techniques such as lock picking can allow patrol officers, supervisors, command officers, detectives, surveillance/narcotic officers, special response/SWAT teams, Federal, State, County and Local law enforcement a covert and non-destructive entry method.  NDE can be appropriate and helpful for welfare checks, community caretaker functions, suspicious circumstances, search warrants, a tactical option, cover entries, or even a home lockout.

Forced entry is the most expensive and least efficient method of entry, and is not always necessary. With forced entry, there are significant costs of repair or replacement of a smashed door, broken lock and door frame, all of which costs several hundred dollars to well over $1000, not to mention officer time waiting for board up or repair crews, litigation and loss of goodwill.

Advanced Course: This 2-day course is part two of the training that follows the basic course. Students need to have had the basic course or similar training, and will need to bring their professional pick set from the basic course. Advanced lock picking techniques and bypass are covered, along with less destructive locksmith based entry techniques. There are over 300 locks including tubular locks. Professional tools are provided.

Course Dates: April 25-26, 2018 
Course Time: 8am – 4pm
Course Instructor: Keith A. Wuotinen, J.D., PH.D.
Course Location: Delta College Main Campus, Room TBA
Course Fee: Non-Consrotium Members: $475 per person, Delta Consortium Members: $425 per person
MCOLES 302 funding registered/approved
Registration deadline:
April 2, 2018
To Register: www.professionalpolicetraining.com with the online form, or email to enroll@pstgpro.com or TX: 586-413-7894.  Delta College Consortium Members are required to submit payment in advance to receive the special rate.

Non-Traditional and Alternative Vehicles: May 17, 2018

 This course is designed to familiarize law enforcement officers with the laws and issues surrounding non-traditional vehicles, including low speed vehicles, golf carts, ORVs, Segway scooters, mopeds, and gopeds. As a result of this training, the participant will be able to describe the various laws applicable to non-traditional vehicles and demonstrate proper application; determine the eligibility of a vehicle for registration and describe how to properly conduct an equipment inspection, if appropriate; and list and describe the required safety equipment, and determine whether a vehicle can pass an equipment inspection.

Course Date: May 17, 2018
Course Time: 1pm – 5pm
Course Instructor: Sgt. Lance Cook, Michigan State Police
Course Location: Delta College Main Campus, Room N007
Course Fee: Non-Consortium: $55 per person, Delta College Consortium: $0 per person
MCOLES Registered
Registration Deadline:
May 10, 2018

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Patrol Rifle Instructor Course: May 14 - 18, 2018

 This course is for already certified firearms (pistol) instructors. The student of this training will gain the knowledge of how to articulate and instruct the safe carry and storage; care and maintenance; sighting; setting up and engaging in live-fire drills; functions of the rifle and more to future operators of semi-auto patrol rifles.
For the pre-requisites for the minimum standards for instructor candidates please contact Tom Gillman at thomasgillman@delta.edu or Dawn Jurik at dawnjurik@delta.edu for a packet.
Required Equipment:
Semi-auto patrol rifle, 1,000 rounds of rifle ammunition, duty belt and holstered duty pistol with 100 rounds of pistol ammunition, eye and ear protection, baseball style cap, roll out mat, (for prone shooting), 'clean" 2G (or larger) flash drive for power point program. Attendees are advised to bring clothing for inclement weather as this course is held "rain or shine"!

Course Date: May 14-18, 2018
Course Time: 8am - 5pm
Course Instructor: Thomas Royal & Bruce Coxworth, Certified Firearms/Patrol Rifle Instructors.
Course Location: Auburn City Range
Course Fee: Non-Consortium Members: $525 per person, Delta Consortium: $325 per person
MCOLES Registered
Registration Deadline: May 7, 2018

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PPCT GAGE & SKD Instructor Course: April 16-20, 2018

This week long course of instruction will teach Instructor Level Ground Avoidance Ground Escape (GAGE) and Spontaneous Knife Defense (SKD). All officers will be trained in Threat Pattern Recognition, how to avoid being taken to the ground and how to effectively escape if they are grounded. Course Topics: Use of Force Human Factors, Instructor Development and Training Protocols, HFRG (PPCT) Control Principles, Ground Avoidance Ground Escape Techniques, Principles of Edge Weapon Assaults, Vital Edge Weapon Targets, HFRG Spontaneous Knife Defense System.

Course Date: April 16-20, 2018
Course Time: 8:30am - 4:30pm
Course Instructor: Kevin Rize
Course Location: Delta College Main Campus, Room TBA
Course Fee: Non-Consortium: $525 per person, Delta College Consortium: $350 per person
Required Equipment: Loose athletic wear, duty belt (no firearms) and handcuffs
MCOLES Registered
Registration Deadline:
April 10, 2018

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PPCT GAGE & SKD Instructor Recertification: February 26-28, 2018

This 3-day course of instruction will cover Instructor Level Ground Avoidance Ground Escape (GAGE) and Spontaneous Knife Defense (SKD). All officers will be trained in trained in Threat Pattern Recognition, how to avoid being taken to the ground and how to effectively escape if they are grounded. Course Topics: Use of Force Human Factors, Instructor Development and Training Protocols, HFRG (PPCT) Control Principles, Ground Avoidance Ground Escape Techniques, Principles of Edge Weapon Assaults, Vital Edge Weapon Targets, HFRG Spontaneous Knife Defense System. Required: Participants need to bring their manual to the course.

Course Dates:
February 26-28, 2018
Course Time: 8:30am-4:30pm
Course Instructor: Kevin Rize
Course Location: Delta College Main Campus, Room F026
Course Fee: Non-Consortium: $300 per person, Delta College Consortium: $225 per person
MCOLES Registered
Registration Deadline:
February 14, 2018

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SABRE Chemical Aerosol Instructor Course: March 5, 2018

This one-day (8 hour) Instructor level certification program focuses on the Deploying, Handling, and Documenting the use of Chemical Aerosols. Medical issues and legal liability will be addressed. This course will enhance the instructor's development in the use and training of aerosols tactics and will help protect departments from costly litigation issues that could arise from the use of aerosol projectors. This program addresses proper deployment techniques, complete arsenal of available aerosols and situational requirement, recommended contamination drills, decontamination, properly reporting force and tactics for surviving an Aerosol Attack. This course fully addresses all aspects of using Chemical Aerosol Projectors. Certified instructors receive an instructor manual and student PowerPoint to use when teaching end user classes. This certification is valid for three calendar years from successfully completing this course.

Topics Covered:

  • Oleoresin Capsicum Formulations/ Carriers
  • Projectors/ Propellants/ Delivery Systems
  • Effectiveness/ Safety/ Liability Factors
  • Criteria for Selection/ Sample Policy and Procedures/ Officer Survival Techniques
  • Decontamination/ First Aid-SABRE DECON WILL BE USED
  • Operational Guidelines/ Practical Evercises/ Instructor Development
  • Inter-graded Use of Force Options
  • Deployment Methods/ Tactics for Surviving an OC Attack/ Contamination Exercises*

*All SABRE Instructor Candidates must complete the SABRE contamination exercise except for the following:

  • SABRE Recertification Candidates-Those which have been previously certified by Security Equipment Corporation.
  • Instructor Recertification Candidates-Those attending which have been previously certified by another Aerosol Irritant Manufacturer. These students must
    fax (636) 343-1318 or email-info@sabrered.com a copy of their Instructor Certificate upon registering for this class.  Additionally, Instructor Recertification Candidates must send a written description detailing the contamination drill they completed during their last Aerosol Irritant Manufacturer OC certification class. This description must be on agency letterhead and signed by your supervisor/commanding officer.
  • Medical Issues-If you have health issues which prevent you from being sprayed, you must submit a letter from your doctor which details your issue and reason for not participating in the contamination drills.

Course Date: March 5, 2018
Course Time: 8am - 5pm
Course Instructor: Gary Sikorski-gsikorski@reasonableforce.com
SABRE: Terry Roberts- (800) 325-9568 or troberts@sabrered.com
Course Location: Delta College Main Campus, Room P110
Course Fee: $150 per person
To Register visit www.sabrered.com.
Registration Deadline: February 5, 2018
Equipment Required: Bring complete duty gear with handcuffs & key, Baton & Carrier, Holster (NO Live Firearms) Training Firearms Provided. Change of Clothes, Towel, & Safety Classes Recommended.

Sig Sauer Armorer: March 14-15, 2018

The program content focuses on the mechanical functioning, maintenance, troubleshooting, and field repair of the Sig Sauer law enforcement classic pistol line, to include the P220, P226, P229, and P239 pistols.
This is a hand's on program that teaches and guides each participant through all armorer operations, step by step with the instructor.  Active participation in disassembly and assembly procedures coupled with question and answer periods provide the type of learning environment favorable for the retention of the material. Written and practical exams are administered to test the working knowledge of each participant.
The curriculum enables law enforcement armorers to develop a pistol maintenance program on the inspection and servicing of the Sig Sauer law enforcement pistols for their departments. Following successful program completion, certification / re-certification to perform these procedures is valid for a period of three (3) years. This is of major important to the agency as it maintains current practices and procedures for factory authorized maintenance on law enforcement pistols within the department.

Course Date: March 14-15, 2018
Course Time: 8:30am – 5pm
Course Instructor: SIG SAUER ARMORER Instructors
Course Location: Delta College Main Campus, Room TBA
Course Fee: $450 per person
MCOLES Registered
To Register:
Register on-line at  www.sigsaueracademy.com or contact the SIG SAUER Academy Training Coordinator via TX at 603-610-3411. 
Course number: AC-AC-20180314-1F

STOPS Instructor Course: May 14-17, 2018

Pro Train will be certifying officers in your region in our proven officer survival tactics. There are nearly 3000 STOPS Instructors throughout the United States. Officers completing this course will be certified in INSTRUCT officers in the STOPS officer survival program. Upon completion of the STOPS program your officers will be able to SAFELY execute vehicle stops. pedestrian contacts, commercial vehicle stops, vehicle extractions, drug interdiction stops, and high risk (felony) stops. Officers will be trained in risk assessments, and proven methods to counter both felonious and accidental assaults. Vehicle stops will be broken into 12 ambush zones for the officer to be aware of, and escape techniques to counter and defeat any type of assault.
The STOPS program is based upon research from officers that have been injured or killed in the line of duty. We then developed strategies and tactics that countered the assaults, which will greatly increase the officers survival probabilty. The STOPS program is nationally and internationally recognized as the leading program in tactical/ officer survival training available.
Vehicle stops will be divided into low risk, unknown risk and high risk. Each category has pre planned options to  minimize the chances of being assaulted by both accidental and felonious means. One of the goals is for the officers to always be thinking about the safest way to deal with every situatin, and for the officer to recognize the danger cues. If an assault occurs our students will dominate through superior training and a warrior mindset. STOPS training is realistic and extremely dynamic with both classroom and dynamic field exercises. These classes will also include our bonus simunitions force on force training, and our tactical live fire course.
Upon obtaining instructor level certification instructors will then be certified to teach the STOPS Officers Survival System for 36 months.
Strategies & Tactics of Patrol Stops Instructor:
How to conduct tactical traffic stops with officers survival being the foremost concern
How to counter both accidental and felonious assaults
How to assess the risks and recognize the threat cues by both the driver & passengers
How to safely position the police and violator vehicles
How to safely approach vehicles and keep control while making contact with the driver /passenters
How to safely conduct commercial vehicle traffic stops
How to tactically conduct high-risk stops
How to counter ambush assaults and win
How to escape from the 12 ambush zones
How to safely conduct drug interdiction stops
How to avoid citizen complaints and conflicts with violators

Course Date: May 14-17, 2018
Course Time: 8:30am-4:30pm
Course Instructor: Pro-Train
Course Location: Delta College, 1961 Delta Rd, University Center MI 48710
Course Fee: Non-Consortium: $515.00 per person
                         Delta College Consortium: $325.00 per person
MCOLES Registered

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Register: www.protraininc.com/course-registration/all-courses

Street Survival: March 6-7, 2018

Today's Street Survival Seminar addresses law enforcement as the multi-faceted profession it has become. Rather than limiting our focus to just surviving deadly threats, we also discuss the communication and the inability to decompress off-duty, the seminar emphasizes the need to understand and manage stress as the key to professional and personal success.

The Street Survival Seminar continues presenting classic training points while also addressing current events issues impacting the profession through the use of lecture and up-to-date videos of police/citizen interactions.

Finally, the Seminar emphasizes the need to understand people of communicate effectively as they embrace the role of civilian peace officers. The Seminar topics will include, but not be limited to, Officer Safety: The Fatal Four; Stress: Preparation and Training; Roadway Dangers and Responsibilities; Police Abuse; Pre-attack Indicators; 24/7 - 30; Criminal Patrol; and Confrontational Dynamics.

Course Dates: March 6-7, 2018
Course Time: 8:30am – 5pm
Course Instructor: Lt. Jim Glennon
Course Location:  Bavarian Inn Lodge & Conference Center, Frankenmuth MI
Course Fee: Delta College Consortium – $105 per person. All others must register through LEORTC at 810-232-2654 or email registration@leortc.com. Please make sure to include participant names and MCOLES numbers.
MCOLES Registered
Registration deadline: February 26, 2018

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Tactical Emergency Casualty Care (TECC): February 20, 2018 

 The Tactical emergency Casualty Care (TECC) course was developed from the military Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC) training. TECC is adapted to provide operators with battlefield proven trauma care information and techniques. This training increases the likelihood of survivability for casualties of significant trauma due to hostile action, particularly penetrating trauma. Students will be emailed study material prior to the course. Students will be provided with an electronic version of the military TCCC Tactical Combat Casualty Care Handbook to study. This course will include a bandaging system as well as a tactical tourniquet that each participant can take back from the class.

Course Date: Tuesday February 20, 2018
Course Time: 8am - 5pm
Course Instructor: Rick Holland, Tactical Emergency Casualty Care Instructor
Course Location: Delta College Main Campus, Room TBA
Course Fee: Non-Consortium: $130 per person, Delta College Consortium: $80 per person
MCOLES Registered
Registration Deadline: February 8, 2018

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Man Tracking: May 15-16, 2018

The Man Tracking program focuses on perimeter containment of Fleeing Subjects while utilizing Man-Tracking skills, deploying K-9, utilization of aviation support, and LPOP's (Listening Points / Observation Points). These techniques are also utilized for Lost and Missing Persons. The program offers a professional, strategic method to successfully navigate open areas to locate subjects in all situations.

The program is useful to Patrol Officers, Tactical Teams, K-9 Officers and Command. Patrol and command staff officers would particularly find this training beneficial when organizing and coordinating searches.

This two-day training includes: The Psychological Profiles of Fleeing Subjects / Lost an Missing Persons are taught to assist in early search pattern variables, utilization of compass, GPS, Downed Officer reaction/solutions, and arrest procedures upon contact. This is an outdoor course so participants need to dress accordingly. Rain gear and waterproof boots are highly suggested! This course is limited to 12 students.

Course Date:
May 15-16, 2018
Course Time: 8am – 5pm
Course Instructor: Rudi Nitschmann
Course Location: Delta College Main Campus, Room TBA
Course Fee: Non-Consortium: $195 per person, Delta College Consortium: $175 per person
Required Equipment: Note taking materials, All-weather clothing – rain gear, cold weather and water-proof boots.
MCOLES Registered
Registration Deadline:
May 7, 2018

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Theft Investigation & Identification of Stolen Heavy Equipment and Watercraft-AM session// & Electronic Insurance Verification/Counterfeit Insurance Certificate Recognition-PM session: March 6, 2018 

Free MCOLES Certified Law Enforcement Training.

Course Date: March 6, 2018
Course Time: AM Session 8:00am-12:00pm, 12:00pm-1:00pm Lunch, PM Session 1:00pm-3:30pm
Course Instructor: The Michigan Association of Vehicle Theft Investigators (MAVTI)
Course Location: Delta College, 1961 Delta Rd., University Center MI 48710, Room N007
Course Fee: FREE to all MCOLES certified police officers, DNR, Tribal, Motor Carrier, & Federal agents.
To Register: Please pre-register with D/Sgt. Kyle McPhee via email at MAVTI_Training@yahoo.com or via tx at 517-749-4188

The Reid Technique of Interviewing and Interrogation: September 25-27, 2018 

More than 300,000 professionals in the law enforcement and security fields have attended this three (3) day program since it was first offered in 1974. Participants come from both the private sector (retailing, finance, health care, manufacturing, etc.) and the public sector, including all levels of law enforcement and government; from every U. S. State and Canadian Province, as well as countries in Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

The Reid Technique of Interviewing and Interrogation is widely recognized as the most effective means available to exonerate the innocent and identify the guilty. Seminar topics include Interview and Interrogation Preparation; Distinction between an Interview and Interrogation; Proper Room Environment; and Factors Affecting a Subject's Behavior. Behavior Systems Analysis and the Reid Nine Steps of Interrogation are also presented.

Course Dates:  September 25–27, 2018
Course Time:  8am to 3pm
Course Instructor:  John E. Reid and Associates
Course Location: Delta College Main Campus, Room TBD
Course Fee:  Non-Consortium – $445 per person, Delta College Consortium – $400 per person
MCOLES Registered
Registration deadline: 
September 12, 2018

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The Tactical Leader: September 21, 2018

The first 10 minutes a first-line supervisor arrives at a critical incident will determine the success of the operation. A common failure of most agencies is they promote but fail to provide the necessary training for a first-line supervisor/sergeant to be successful. This seminar takes an in-depth look at the decisions a supervisor should consider to ensure success. This training is a must for all responders regardless of tenure.

Course objectives:

  • This course is about tactics rather than leadership
  • How to build effective teams and keep them motivated
  • The police sergeant as a role model
  • Understanding ICS and applying it to field operations
  • Case law for supervisors
  • Use of force guidelines and OIS expectations
  • Pursuit tactics and philosophy
  • Role call training
  • Understanding resources and when to use them
  • Active shooter-active killer
  • Supervisor liability

Course Date:  September 21, 2018
Course Time:  8am to 5pm
Course Instructor:  Sgt. Keith Wenzel, Retired Dallas Police, Former Calibre Press Street Survival Lead Instructor and Curriculum Expert
Course Location: Baker College, Center for Undergraduate Studies, Rooms E101/E103, 1050 W. Bristol Road, Flint MI 48507 (park in employee lot)
Course Fee:  Non-Consortium – $95 per person, Delta College Consortium – $50 per person
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Registration Deadline:  September 12, 2018

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21st Century Policing: October 17-18, 2018 

The Seminar is a two-day engagement. It will include Procedural Justice topics such as Changing Mindsets with 21st Century Policing, Personal Biases, Policing Principles and Policing Rules of Engagement.
The course will then turn attention to the topic of Police Legitimacy. Several of the topics covered will include the importance of Values, emphasizing the "Four Principles of Just Behavior," as noted in the 21st Century Policing Report, Authority and Power, Police Leadership and Level Four Communications will also be covered as major topics of discussion.
Finally, and the key to the course is the issue of Cultural Competency. In subjects discussed, we include Racial Profiling, the Social Landscape, Rules of Poverty, Transparency and Trust and many more critical topics of importance for the Law Enforcement Professional.

Course Date: October 17-18, 2018
Course Time: 8am - 5pm
Course Instructor: Colonel Byron Freeman and Colonel John Boggs
Course Location: Delta College, Room TBD
Course Fee: $375.00 per person, if sending three or more will receive 10% discount.
MCOLES Registered
To Register:
www.bafsecuritysolutions.com or www.fortitudeconsult.com 
limited seating
Lodging: DoubleTree by Hilton Bay City-Riverfront, 1 Wenonah Park Place, Bay City MI 48708 TX: 989-891-6000. Ask for Government/ Law Enforcement Rate.

UD-10 Update Training: February 15, 2018

 Understanding why crash data is so important. Explaining and distinguishing between the different crash types. What is considered a UD-10 reportable traffic crash? Relationship between roadway area and the number of lanes. Determining crash locations, including ramps, intersections, driveways, and roundabouts. What is a Unit? Definitions and explanations. Walk through of sequence of events scenarios. Gaining a better understanding of the Truck/Bus section. Demonstration of CLIP (Crash Location Improvement Project). Highlight changes made to the UD-10. Introduction to Automated Vehicles for 2018.

Course Date: February 15, 2018
Course Time: 9am - 12pm
Course Instructor: Sgt. Scott Carlson
Course Location: Delta College Main Campus, Room N007
Course Fee: $0.00 per person
MCOLES Registered
To Register:
Sgt. Scott Carlson 517-745-8794 or CarlsonS1@michigan.gov

You Don't Have to Die: How to Survive an Ambush: March 7, 2018

 This program presents a practical way of surviving an ambush. The officer will be able to identify the signs of upcoming ambush, which provides an opportunity to avoid it. The practical application of concepts of baseline, above and below baseline will be addressed. Pre-attack indicators will be explained as well as the importance of movement versus static response and the concept of effective communication will also be discussed.

Course Date: March 7, 2018
Course Time: 8:30 am- 12:30 pm
Course Instructor: Lee Shaykhet
Course Location: Delta College Main Campus, Room N007
Course Fee: Non-Consortium: $55 per person, Delta College Consortium: $35 per person
MCOLES Registered
Registration Deadline:
February 27, 2018

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