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In-service Training for Professionals

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Training Courses

Active Shooter Survival: Preparation and Recovery: November 28, 2017

 The review of Active Shooter incidents at malls, manufacturing facilities, healthcare, offices, houses of worship, colleges, schools and public settings have suggested preventive activities to increase employee and stakeholder survival. This training will focus on helping organizations to understand "best practices" and to develop strategies to prepare for, train to survive, and recover from active shooter and workplace violence incidents.
This program is designed to encourage participants to understand vulnerabilities to violent threats, litigation exposures and strategies to review and enhance their existing health and safety program's capabilities and preparedness to stop active intruders/ shooters. Defensive and personal survival options and strategies will be suggested.
Tactical employee self-protection and survival choices will be suggested through analysis of videos of active shooter incidents.

Course Dates: November 28
Course Time: 8:30am – 12pm
Course Instructor: Ken Wolf
Course Location: Delta College Main Campus, Room G160
Course Fee: $0 per person
Registration Deadline: November 16

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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 Dates: 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 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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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.

Footwear Evidence: December 11, 2017

This course is designed to assist an Investigator or Evidence Technician in the awareness, detection, documentation, and collection of footwear evidence.  This course is a practical workshop for hands on collection and preservation of footwear impressions in various soil types, dust impressions, unusual surfaces, etc. Attendees are required to bring a department camera and tripod to the training.

Course Date:  December 11
Course Time:  8am - 4pm
Course Instructor:  Michigan State Police Lab Technician, Forensic Scientist, Trace Evidence  Analyst
Course Location:  Delta College Main Campus, Room TBA
Course Fee:  Non-Consortium – $105 per person, Delta College Consortium – $0 per person
MCOLES Registered
Registration Deadline:  December 6

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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, Room N012
Course Fee: $250 per person
To Register visit
www.glocktraining.com.

Legal Update: December 7, 2017

Participants will be updated on the current case law affecting criminal procedure; review and understand changes in the areas of search and seizure as well as admissions and confessions; updated on new laws in the areas of criminal law and OWI laws; review recent cases on civil liability, and updated on changes in laws of arrest.

Course Date: December 7
Course Time: 8:30am - 12:30pm
Course Instructor: Mike Carpenter, Midland County Judge
Course Location: Delta College Main Campus, Room TBA
Course Fee: Non-Consortium: $55 per person, Delta College Consortium: $0 per person
MCOLES Registered
Registration Deadline:
November 29

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Lone Wolf Terrorism: January 18, 2018 

Jeffrey D. Simon is an internationally recognized author, lecturer, and consultant on terrorism and political violence. A former RAND analyst, Dr. Simon has conducted research and analysis on terrorism for more that thirty years. He is the author of two critically acclaimed books on terrorism, The Terrorist Trap: America's Experience with Terrorism and Lone Wolf Terrorism: Understanding the Growing Threat. His writings on terrorism, political violence, and political risk have appeared in many publications, including the Journal of the American Medical Association, Foreign Policy, Jane's Intelligence Review, and the New York Times.

Dr. Simon's training session involves four detailed power-point presentations, each approximately on hour in length. They include:

  • The historical roots of terrorism
  • The growing threat of Lone Wolf Terrorism
  • An analysis of the psychological dimension of terrorism
  • The threat of bio-terrorism and what we should be doing to prepare for  this contingency

Course Date: January 18, 2018
Course Time: 9am – 1pm
Course Location: Baker College, Center for Undergraduate Studies Bldg. 1050 W. Bristol Road, Flint MI 48507 (park in employee lot). Rooms E101/E103       
Course Fee: LEORTC Licensed Members-Prepaid, All others: $65 per person
                         Delta College Consortium: $40 per person
To Register: Call LEORTC at 810-232-2654 or email registration@leortc.com
                         Delta College Consortium: call Dawn 989-686-9176 or

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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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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.

 Opioid Overdose Reversal (Naloxone) Train the Trainer: January 24, 2018

 Limited to 1-2 officers from each department. Attendees will be equipped to provide this training to their own departments. Training will include: How to recognize an opioid overdose, Assessment of overdose victim, Administering naloxone demonstration (hands on): Auto injector delivery, Nasal delivery, Care of subject; safety position, what to expect after administering naloxone, Working with Emergency Medical Service (EMS), Completion of Naloxone Usage Form, Follow up discussion on risk assessment, liabilty, real situations.
Naloxone kits will be distributed following training. One person per post will be required to sign for the kit. Training flash drives will be given to each agency as well.
MCOLES certificates may be picked up after training.

Course Date:
January 24, 2018
Course Time: 8:00am - 11:30am
Course Instructor: William Jenkins, Eaton County Sheriffs Department Administrator
                                       Lynn Weber, EMTP/IC, Director of Clinton Area Ambulance Service 
Course Location: Delta College, Room N007
Course Fee: $0.00 per person
To Register: www.eatonresa.org/prodevelopment
Go to "Eaton Regional Education Service Agency's online registration system"
Questions? Contact Jame Park at 517-541-8749 or jpark@eatonresa.org

 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 Defensive Tactics Instructor Course: January 8-12, 2018

The PPCT Defensive Tactics System is the first subject control system developed through tactical, legal and medical research. Tactically, the system addresses the most common types of resistance that officers may encounter, allowing the instructor to maximize training on job related techniques. Legally, the PPCT System teaches a simple use of force continuum that clarifies the appropriate force level for every level of resistance. Medical research was conducted on every PPCT technique to refine technique efficiency and to ensure the medical implications were proportional to the level of resistance.

Course Dates: January 8-12, 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), handcuffs
MCOLES Registered
Registration deadline:
January 3, 2018

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PPCT Defensive Tactics Instructor Re-Certification:  December 11-13, 2017

A three-day program designed to re-certify instructors in the PPCT Management System's Pressure Point Control Tactics, Defensive Tactics, and Collapsible Baton programs.  The force continuum concept, proper moves, takedowns, control points, striking points and weapons retention will be included.  The administrative and course reporting duties of the instructor will also be covered.

Participants need to bring their instructor's manual to the class.

Course Dates:   December 11-13
Course Time:  8:30am - 4:30pm
Course Instructor:  Kevin Rize
Course Location:  Delta College Main Campus, Room TBA
Course Fee: Price good till June 30, 2017: Non-Consortium – $300 per person, Delta College Consortium – $225 per person. Registration after June 30, 2017 increases to Non Consortium - $330 per person, Delta College Consortium - $255 per person. Change in price due to increase in manual costs.
MCOLES Registered
Registration deadline: 
December 4

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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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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 TBA
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

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 Field Operations-Man Tracking Procedures: 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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TASER Instructor: February 5-6, 2018

Axon Academy, powered by PoliceOne, has provided an online learning opportunity for new and re-certifying TASER Training Instructors. The TASER Conducted Electrical Weapon (CEW) Instructor Course includes an online component that must be completed, no later than three days, before the practical portion of instruction with a TASER Master Instructor. This course will cover the TASER X26, X26P, and X2 CEWs. This format will provide an accelerated learning opportunity for re-certifying Instructors and will allow new Instructors more time to absorb the technical material. The 16 hours with the Master Instructor will focus on practical application and device manipulation skills. This is considered a 20 hour course for new instructors, with the first 4 hours completed on line and the remaining 16 hours in the classroom. Re-certifying instructors will take 8 hours of online training and attend the 8 hours of the second day of the practical session, for a total of 16 hours.

Course Date: February 5-6, 2018
Course Time: 8am – 5pm
Course Instructor: Todd Hill, TASER Instructor
Course Location: Delta College Main Campus, Room TBA
Course Fee: New Certification: $435 per person, Re-Certification: $225 for Instructors.
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TASER Operator: December 4, 2017

This course will provide the Law Enforcement Officer the theory and practical training necessary to safely and effectively operate the TASER X26 weapon as a less-lethal option. Instruction includes actual operation of the TASER, firing two training cartridges for the practical testing as well as a written test. The X2 TASER will also be covered, however the attendee will need to bring the agency X2 with two training cartridges. Required equipment: Agency issued TASER with two TASER training cartridges. If attendee doesn't have access to training cartridges, they may be purchased through the college for the training session.

Course Date: December 4
Course Time: 8am – 5pm
Course Instructor: David Sabuda
Course Location: Delta College Main Campus, Room C111
Course Fee: Non-Consortium: $105 per person-training cartridges extra, Delta College Consortium: $0 per person-training cartridges extra
Required Equipment: The attendee will need to bring two training cartridges for an X26 TASER or may pay $70 or cartridges supplied during training.
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Registration Deadline:
November 21

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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
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Registration deadline: 
September 12, 2018

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2018 Truck Traffic Enforcement Seminar: January 16-18, 2018

This three day seminar is for all Michigan County Weighmasters, Truck Traffic Law Enforcement Officers and any law enforcement officers involved in general motor vehicle traffic enforcement. This training si designed for truck law enforcers to update their knowledge to properly enforce traffic laws for commercial vehicles including large trucks, tankers, and agricultural transports regarding weight laws, load securement and commercial vehicle registrations. Note: there have been numerous changes in the laws this year in agricultural,size and weight restrictions.

Course Dates: January 16-18, 2018
Course Time: 8am – 5pm
Course Instructor: Sgt. Douglas Szczepanski, Michigan State Police-Traffic Safety Division: Motor Carrier Enforcement
Course Location: Double Tree Hotel, 1 Wenonah Park Place,  Bay City MI 48708
Course Fee: Non-Consortium: $250 per person, Delta College Consortium: $150 per person
Lodging: A block of rooms are available at the Double Tree HOtel for the cost of $75 a night. The hotel is located at One Wenonah Park Place, Bay City, MI 48708. To reserve a room, Call 989-891-6000 or 800-222-TREE and refer to "Delta College Law Enforcement Training Consortium" for the group rate by December 26.
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Registration deadline:
January 4, 2018

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21st Century Policing: February 21-22, 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.
Fially, and the key to the course is the issue of Cultural Competency. In subjects discussed, we include Racial Profilinhg, the Social Landscape, Rules of Poverty, Transparency and Trust and many more critical topics of importance for the Law Enforcement Professional.

Course Date: February 21-22, 2018
Course Time: 8:00am-5:00pm
Course Instructor: Colonel Byron Freeman, and Colonel John Boggs
Course Location: Delta College, Room TBA
Course Fee: $375.00 per person, if sending three or more will receive 10% discount.
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www.bafsecuritysolutions.com or www.fortitudeconsult.com 
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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.

Victim Avoidance & Personal Safety: November 28, 2017

The Lone Worker is one who is on his or her own, in community settings, when they cannot be seen or heard by another person. They  may go into the community for job-related work and they do not always have direct contact with a co-worker or supervisor. They may work in remote or isolated locations. Workers who may be defined as the "Lone Worker" include, but are not limited to Home visit/ community-based-healthcare, social workers, public health nurses, aid workers; utility workers, construction workers, real estate agents, building inspectors, sales personnel in community settings; Public employee code enforcers, inspectors, temp agency workers Drivers while in making deliveries, in public areas (e.g. malls, sidewalks, elevators, garages); Gas station attendants, convenience store personnel, food outlet employees; and Taxi cab drivers.

This session will include risks of victimization in field work settings; situational awareness/victim avoidance; developing a survival mentality; choosing your personal safety strategy; safely exiting at-risk field situations; and using agency and law enforcement resources.

Course Date:  Tuesday, November 28
Course Time: 1pm – 4pm (Registration begins at 12:30pm)
Course Instructor: Kenneth Wolf and Marilyn Knight
Course Location: Delta College Main Campus, Room G160
Course Fee: Non-Consortium: $0 per person, Delta College Consortium: $0 per person
These Programs are supported in part by a CET Grant from MIOSHA
Registration Deadline:
November 22

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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
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Registration Deadline:
February 27, 2018

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