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Police Academy and In-Service Training

December Training


Digital Evidence Acquisition and Triage

This course is intended for First Responders and others that have the potential to encounter digital evidence during the course of their duties.  It will provide and initial overview of:  What constitutes digital evidence, Where digital evidence may be found, Identifying and preserving digital evidence for later examination, Documentation of digital evidence, How digital evidence may be compromised and much more!

Course Dates:    Thursday December 15, 2016

Course Time:    08:00 am - 02:30 pm

Course Instructor:    Mr. Joshua George - Certified Computer Examiner and Certified Fraud Examiner

Course Location:    Delta College

                                   1961 Delta Rd, University Center, MI  48710

                                   Room N-007

Course Fee:    Non-Consortium:                                  $75.00 per person

                         Delta College Consortium Members:    $50.00 per person

MCOLES Registered

Registration Deadline:    December 8, 2016

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Dynamics of Officer/Citizen Encounters

Police interactions with citizens are in the national spotlight.  What previously wouldn't have made the local paper, now makes national news, and the presence of video during encounters has become the norm.  Officers need tools to effectively engage citizens in a professional manner without compromising their own safety in the process.  That's why Dynamics of Officer/ Citizen Encounters was created.  Through guided discussions, video analysis and case studies, participants will learn:

Increased Situational Awareness through Behavioral Threat Analysis

Enhanced Decision Making Under Stress

Contextual Cues of Potential Assault

Effective Communication with Citizens in Crisis

Characteristics of Officers Killed and Assaulted

Command Presence created the Think CLEAR framework, to give officers tools that can be immediately used during daily functions to increase both officer safety and public safety.  THe THink Clear framework focuses on:


Lawful Authority

Emotional Intelligence (EQ)

Applying What's Important Now (W.I.N.)

Respecting Unconditionally

Course Date:    December 7, 2016

Course Time:    08:00 am - 05:00 pm

Course Instructor:    John Bostain

Course Location:    Delta College Planetarium, 100 Center Ave

                                  Bay City, Michigan  48708

Course Fee:    Non-Consortium Members:    $109.00 per person

                          Delta College Consortium Members:    $89.00 per person

MCOLES Approved for 302 Funds

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PPCT Defensive Tactics Instructor Recertification

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.

Course Dates:    December 7 - 9, 2016

Course Time:    8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Course Location:    Delta College, Room TBD

Course Instructor:    Kevin Rize

Course Fee:    Non-Consortium:    $300.00 per person

                          Delta College Consortium Members:    $225.00 per person

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

MCOLES Registered

Registration Deadline:    November 29, 2016

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SFST New Practitioner

This class is approved by both the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Office of Highway Safety Planning.  This class is also MCOLES certified and is required for anybody working federally funded highway traffic grant enforcement.  This course will teach you how to skillfully recognize and properly evaluate impaired driving suspects, from the initial observation of the vehicle to the arrest  and processing of the suspect.  In addition, you will learn how to properly document your observations for courtroom presentation.

Course Date:    December 5 - 6, 2016

Course Time:    08:00 am - 06:00 pm

Course Instructor:    Trooper Troy Meder, MSP Certified DRE

Course Location:    Delta College,  Room F-029

Course Fee:    $0.00 per person

MCOLES Approved

Registration Deadline:    November 25, 2016

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