Training Catalog

The Training Catalog reflects current courses offered by NC Justice Training and Certification Portal. For each course, you may view a list of available training and request enrollment for any future events.
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Community Oriented Policing: Programs, Strategies and Concepts Who Should Attend:

This course is intended  for sworn and non-sworn personnel who will be actively engaged in community policing initiatives within their agency. While much of the course content focuses on the delivery of police service by sworn officers, all departmental personnel responsible for dealing with the public can benefit from this course.

Course Goals:

This course will familiarize law enforcement officers and other personnel with the philosophies and concepts of community oriented and problem-solving policing.

Course Objectives:
At the end of this block of instruction, the participant will be able to achieve the following objectives in accordance with the  information presented during the instructional period:

1. Identify the three key components of community-oriented policing.

2. Explain problem-solving concepts and the S.A.R.A. problem-solving model.

3. Explain the importance of partnerships in the community-oriented policing philosophy

4. Define organizational transformation

5. List the characteristics of a community-oriented policing agency.

6. Define the normative sponsorship and critical social theories and explain public value.

7. Discuss the differences between traditional and community policing.

8. Explain the crime triangle and its ability to eliminate or minimize crime.

9. Calculate a crime measurement index using five factors to explain the crime rate in a community.

10. Demonstrate the ability to implement strategies that will promote and facilitate community meetings.

11. Identify four leadership styles that can be used for community-oriented policing.

12. Display the ability to successfully market community-oriented policing.


13. Explain the difference between problem-oriented and community-oriented policing.

14. Given a specific problem, the student will work with others to develop a community-oriented policing strategy or plan of action to eliminate or minimize it.


Methodologies:
This course employs lecture, class discussion, demonstration and practice.
Who Should Attend:

This course is intended  for sworn and non-sworn personnel who will be actively engaged in community policing initiatives within their agency. While much of the course content focuses on the delivery of police service by sworn officers, all departmental personnel responsible for dealing with the public can benefit from this course.

Course Goals:

This course will familiarize law enforcement officers and other personnel with the philosophies and concepts of community oriented and problem-solving policing.

Course Objectives:
At the end of this block of instruction, the participant will be able to achieve the following objectives in accordance with the  information presented during the instructional period:

1. Identify the three key components of community-oriented policing.

2. Explain problem-solving concepts and the S.A.R.A. problem-solving model.

3. Explain the importance of partnerships in the community-oriented policing philosophy

4. Define organizational transformation

5. List the characteristics of a community-oriented policing agency.

6. Define the normative sponsorship and critical social theories and explain public value.

7. Discuss the differences between traditional and community policing.

8. Explain the crime triangle and its ability to eliminate or minimize crime.

9. Calculate a crime measurement index using five factors to explain the crime rate in a community.

10. Demonstrate the ability to implement strategies that will promote and facilitate community meetings.

11. Identify four leadership styles that can be used for community-oriented policing.

12. Display the ability to successfully market community-oriented policing.


13. Explain the difference between problem-oriented and community-oriented policing.

14. Given a specific problem, the student will work with others to develop a community-oriented policing strategy or plan of action to eliminate or minimize it.


Methodologies:
This course employs lecture, class discussion, demonstration and practice.
EventLocationDates
04/27/2022 Edneyville NC Justice Academy - Edneyville 04/27/2022 - 04/29/2022
04/05/2022 Edneyville NC Justice Academy - Edneyville 04/05/2022 - 04/07/2022
2/21/22 (Salemburg) NC Justice Academy - Salemburg 02/21/2022 - 02/23/2022
Rifle Patrol Operator Prerequisites:  Must be a sworn L/E officer authorized to carry a patrol rifle.

Who Should Attend:
This three-day course is designed for the beginner as well as the experienced officer in the use of the patrol rifle, specifically the AR15-M4 platform. This course covers the fundamental employment, operation and maintenance of the patrol rifle, involving lecture, practical range exercises, and qualification. The course will raise the competence level of any shooter.  

Course Goal:
To expose the student to basic operation, employment, and maintenance of the patrol rifle.

Course Objectives:
- Discuss reasons for the need for a patrol rifle.
- Identify key nomenclature of the patrol rifle and explain their purpose.
- Describe the cycle of operation of the patrol rifle.
- Demonstrate the ability to field strip and reassemble the patrol rifle and perform basic maintenance.
- Demonstrate the ability to perform basic rifle operation to include loading, unloading, and malfunction   clearing.  
- Perform basic rifle marksmanship fundamentals utilizing iron sights.
- Safely demonstrate the ability to shoot from a standing, kneeling, sitting and prone position.

Methodologies:
This course employs lecture, discussion, demonstrations and practical exercises.



Prerequisites:  Must be a sworn L/E officer authorized to carry a patrol rifle.

Who Should Attend:
This three-day course is designed for the beginner as well as the experienced officer in the use of the patrol rifle, specifically the AR15-M4 platform. This course covers the fundamental employment, operation and maintenance of the patrol rifle, involving lecture, practical range exercises, and qualification. The course will raise the competence level of any shooter.  

Course Goal:
To expose the student to basic operation, employment, and maintenance of the patrol rifle.

Course Objectives:
- Discuss reasons for the need for a patrol rifle.
- Identify key nomenclature of the patrol rifle and explain their purpose.
- Describe the cycle of operation of the patrol rifle.
- Demonstrate the ability to field strip and reassemble the patrol rifle and perform basic maintenance.
- Demonstrate the ability to perform basic rifle operation to include loading, unloading, and malfunction   clearing.  
- Perform basic rifle marksmanship fundamentals utilizing iron sights.
- Safely demonstrate the ability to shoot from a standing, kneeling, sitting and prone position.

Methodologies:
This course employs lecture, discussion, demonstrations and practical exercises.



EventLocationDates
3/29/22 (Salemburg) NC Justice Academy - Salemburg 03/29/2022 - 03/31/2022
10/12/21 (Salemburg) NC Justice Academy - Salemburg 10/12/2021 - 10/14/2021
6/7/22 (Salemburg) NC Justice Academy - Salemburg 06/07/2022 - 06/09/2022
1022 - Field Training Officer Instructor This four-hour course is for law enforcement instructors who wish to teach the NCJA developed 40-hour Field Training Officer Course.  It will focus on the process and techniques for delivering the topic matter.  Upon successful completion of this course, the instructor will receive an FTO Instructor Certificate, along with an FTO Instructor Manual and PowerPoint presentations, at no cost.    

Prerequisites
Individuals attending this course are required to submit a current North Carolina general instructor certification.  The student must have completed the NCJA 40 hour FTO Class,  be currently enrolled in an NCJA FTO Class, or received a waiver from the NCJA FTO Program Instructor/Coordinator. Waivers are based upon prior training and experience.  

Course Goals:
To provide the instructor candidate with an understanding of the content and methodology for delivering classroom instruction in NCJA’s Field Training Officer Course.

Course Objectives:
Upon completing this course, the student will be able to:
- Describe three (3) elements of effective instruction in a classroom environment.
- Identify active learning techniques that stimulate student engagement.
- Identify the FTO Course outline and administrative activities necessary for executing an FTO Course.
- Identify the learning objectives for each FTO Course module and describe techniques for presenting each module of instruction.

Methodologies:
This web-based course employs self-guided learning utilizing online reading assignments, and PowerPoint presentations.
This four-hour course is for law enforcement instructors who wish to teach the NCJA developed 40-hour Field Training Officer Course.  It will focus on the process and techniques for delivering the topic matter.  Upon successful completion of this course, the instructor will receive an FTO Instructor Certificate, along with an FTO Instructor Manual and PowerPoint presentations, at no cost.    

Prerequisites
Individuals attending this course are required to submit a current North Carolina general instructor certification.  The student must have completed the NCJA 40 hour FTO Class,  be currently enrolled in an NCJA FTO Class, or received a waiver from the NCJA FTO Program Instructor/Coordinator. Waivers are based upon prior training and experience.  

Course Goals:
To provide the instructor candidate with an understanding of the content and methodology for delivering classroom instruction in NCJA’s Field Training Officer Course.

Course Objectives:
Upon completing this course, the student will be able to:
- Describe three (3) elements of effective instruction in a classroom environment.
- Identify active learning techniques that stimulate student engagement.
- Identify the FTO Course outline and administrative activities necessary for executing an FTO Course.
- Identify the learning objectives for each FTO Course module and describe techniques for presenting each module of instruction.

Methodologies:
This web-based course employs self-guided learning utilizing online reading assignments, and PowerPoint presentations.
EventLocationDates
6/13/22 (Web-Based) Web-Based 06/13/2022 - 06/19/2022
3/21/22 (Web-Based) Web-Based 03/21/2022 - 03/27/2022
2016 In-Service Detention Instructor Updates Who Should Attend:

Certified NC Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission instructors planning to teach the Detention In-Service Training as mandated.

Course Goals:

To provide the information and materials necessary to deliver the mandatory in-service topics.

Course Objectives:

The student will be able to teach the topics of instruction in an in-service capacity.


Methodologies:

This course employs lecture, conference and discussion.
Who Should Attend:

Certified NC Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission instructors planning to teach the Detention In-Service Training as mandated.

Course Goals:

To provide the information and materials necessary to deliver the mandatory in-service topics.

Course Objectives:

The student will be able to teach the topics of instruction in an in-service capacity.


Methodologies:

This course employs lecture, conference and discussion.
No Classes Available
2019 Detention In-Service Instructor Update Who Should Attend:

Certified NC Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission instructors planning to teach the Detention In-Service Training as mandated.

Course Goals:

To provide the information and materials necessary to deliver the mandatory in-service topics.

Course Objectives:

The student will be able to teach the topics of instruction in an in-service capacity.


Methodologies:

This course employs lecture, conference and discussion.
Who Should Attend:

Certified NC Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission instructors planning to teach the Detention In-Service Training as mandated.

Course Goals:

To provide the information and materials necessary to deliver the mandatory in-service topics.

Course Objectives:

The student will be able to teach the topics of instruction in an in-service capacity.


Methodologies:

This course employs lecture, conference and discussion.
No Classes Available
2019 In-Service Instructor Update Who Should Attend:

Certified criminal justice instructors planning to teach any of the in-service training topics.

Course Goals:

To provide the information and materials necessary to deliver the mandatory in-service topics.

Course Objectives:

The student will be able to teach the topics of instruction in an in-service capacity.

Methodologies:

This course employs discussion, demonstration, group exercise and video.


Course Requirement:  Students must attend all class meetings.  Testing is required for this course.  Participants will be required to score at least 70% on the final exam(s).
Who Should Attend:

Certified criminal justice instructors planning to teach any of the in-service training topics.

Course Goals:

To provide the information and materials necessary to deliver the mandatory in-service topics.

Course Objectives:

The student will be able to teach the topics of instruction in an in-service capacity.

Methodologies:

This course employs discussion, demonstration, group exercise and video.


Course Requirement:  Students must attend all class meetings.  Testing is required for this course.  Participants will be required to score at least 70% on the final exam(s).
No Classes Available
Active Attack Integrated Response Course (AAIR) The training encompasses the fundamentals and philosophy of crisis and hostage negotiations using interactive scenarios;  Crisis and suicide intervention strategies; the tactical role of the negotiator; Incident assessments and Case Studies.

Who Should Attend:
Those officers assigned to a negotiation team or who may otherwise find themselves in a role in which they would be the primary negotiator during a crisis situation.

Course Goal:
This 40-hour course taught by FBI and SBI instructors will provide the student with the
information and skills necessary to conduct a "good negotiation."  A "good negotiation"
being one in which the negotiator applies all of their training and skills to the best of their
ability to resolve a crisis situation regardless of the outcome.

Course Objectives:
At the end of this course, the student will be able to perform the following objectives:
*Demonstrate through practical exercise the fundamentals of crisis negotiation.
*Accurately describe negotiation protocol.
*Discuss differences when negotiating with persons of Arabic descent.
*Apply skills through practical exercise as they relate to correctional settings.
*List indicators of high risk negotiations.
*Discuss wiretap procedures as they apply to North Carolina Law.

Methodologies:
The training encompasses the fundamentals and philosophy of crisis and hostage negotiations using interactive scenarios; Crisis and suicide intervention strategies; the tactical role of the negotiator; Incident assessments and Case Studies.

Special Concerns:
Class will begin at 8:00 am on Monday.
The training encompasses the fundamentals and philosophy of crisis and hostage negotiations using interactive scenarios;  Crisis and suicide intervention strategies; the tactical role of the negotiator; Incident assessments and Case Studies.

Who Should Attend:
Those officers assigned to a negotiation team or who may otherwise find themselves in a role in which they would be the primary negotiator during a crisis situation.

Course Goal:
This 40-hour course taught by FBI and SBI instructors will provide the student with the
information and skills necessary to conduct a "good negotiation."  A "good negotiation"
being one in which the negotiator applies all of their training and skills to the best of their
ability to resolve a crisis situation regardless of the outcome.

Course Objectives:
At the end of this course, the student will be able to perform the following objectives:
*Demonstrate through practical exercise the fundamentals of crisis negotiation.
*Accurately describe negotiation protocol.
*Discuss differences when negotiating with persons of Arabic descent.
*Apply skills through practical exercise as they relate to correctional settings.
*List indicators of high risk negotiations.
*Discuss wiretap procedures as they apply to North Carolina Law.

Methodologies:
The training encompasses the fundamentals and philosophy of crisis and hostage negotiations using interactive scenarios; Crisis and suicide intervention strategies; the tactical role of the negotiator; Incident assessments and Case Studies.

Special Concerns:
Class will begin at 8:00 am on Monday.
No Classes Available
Advanced Child Death Investigation Who Should Attend:
Sworn personnel from law enforcement agencies and prosecutors who are involved in the investigation and prosecution of child fatalities.

Course Objectives:
Students will be able to:
- Develop a complete understanding of statutes as they pertain to child abuse and neglect, from misdemeanors through first degree/felony murder.
- Enhance their ability to develop arguments for which charges to file.
- Develop a complete understanding of how the statutes apply through intensive case analysis.

Who Should Attend:
Sworn personnel from law enforcement agencies and prosecutors who are involved in the investigation and prosecution of child fatalities.

Course Objectives:
Students will be able to:
- Develop a complete understanding of statutes as they pertain to child abuse and neglect, from misdemeanors through first degree/felony murder.
- Enhance their ability to develop arguments for which charges to file.
- Develop a complete understanding of how the statutes apply through intensive case analysis.

EventLocationDates
1/27/22 (Salemburg) NC Justice Academy - Salemburg 01/27/2022 - 01/27/2022
3/24/22 (Raleigh) Office of the Chief Medical Examiner 03/24/2022 - 03/24/2022
Advanced Field Training Officer Who Should Attend:
Law enforcement field trianing officers assigned to patrol that have attended a 32-40 hour basic field training officer program.

Course Objectives:
The student will be able to
- Identify and utilize tactics to enhance officer safety.
- Utilize coaching and feedback in field training.
- Develop and apply remedial training strategies for trainees that are not responding to training.
- Develop and safely implement scenario-based training to improve trainee performance.
- Recognize components of problem-based learning and how they affect field training.
Who Should Attend:
Law enforcement field trianing officers assigned to patrol that have attended a 32-40 hour basic field training officer program.

Course Objectives:
The student will be able to
- Identify and utilize tactics to enhance officer safety.
- Utilize coaching and feedback in field training.
- Develop and apply remedial training strategies for trainees that are not responding to training.
- Develop and safely implement scenario-based training to improve trainee performance.
- Recognize components of problem-based learning and how they affect field training.
No Classes Available
Advanced Reconstruction with CDR applications Who Should Attend:
This training is designed for officer's who are tasked with the responsibility to decipher and analyze data pertaining to advanced mathematics and physics and the interface of CDR data into their investigative reports.

You must include a copy of your Advanced Traffic Crash Investigation Course or equivalent and you must include a copy of your CDR/EDR Analyst level training certificate or equivalent.

Course Description:
The purpose of this class is to teach the class participants how to work with the CDR data, particularly how to properly use the DELTA-v data to determine impact and post impact velocities in various types of collision scenarios. All of the projects presented in the class are based on actual collisions using downloads obtained from those collisions; reinforcing that the techniques taught in this class can in fact be applied to the real world.

Course Objectives:
- Overview of pre-crash data sources and recorded crash pulse data
- Calculating DELTA-v from acceleration data
- Calculating impulse DELTA-v from x/y DELTA-v data
- Calculating pdof from x/y DELTA-v data
- Adjusting x axis DELTA-v to represent impulse DELTA-v
- Single Equation Approach to 360°Momentum Analysis
- Calculating Impact & Post Impact Velocities from CDR data (DELTA-v & pdof)
- Reconciling Pre-Crash and Post-Crash CDR data
- Analyzing CDR data in Context of your Reconstruction
- All case examples used in class are derived from real world crashes

The Advanced Collision Reconstruction Class with CDR Applications is designed to teach class participants how to work with CDR data in their collision reconstruction. This class is not intended as a replacement for the CDR Analyst class, but acts as a supplement to the CDR Analyst class, taking the analysis of the data a step further.

In addition, this class will incorporate a review of pre-crash and DELTA-v data from the currently supported vehicles and may include additional updated CDR info as time allows.
Who Should Attend:
This training is designed for officer's who are tasked with the responsibility to decipher and analyze data pertaining to advanced mathematics and physics and the interface of CDR data into their investigative reports.

You must include a copy of your Advanced Traffic Crash Investigation Course or equivalent and you must include a copy of your CDR/EDR Analyst level training certificate or equivalent.

Course Description:
The purpose of this class is to teach the class participants how to work with the CDR data, particularly how to properly use the DELTA-v data to determine impact and post impact velocities in various types of collision scenarios. All of the projects presented in the class are based on actual collisions using downloads obtained from those collisions; reinforcing that the techniques taught in this class can in fact be applied to the real world.

Course Objectives:
- Overview of pre-crash data sources and recorded crash pulse data
- Calculating DELTA-v from acceleration data
- Calculating impulse DELTA-v from x/y DELTA-v data
- Calculating pdof from x/y DELTA-v data
- Adjusting x axis DELTA-v to represent impulse DELTA-v
- Single Equation Approach to 360°Momentum Analysis
- Calculating Impact & Post Impact Velocities from CDR data (DELTA-v & pdof)
- Reconciling Pre-Crash and Post-Crash CDR data
- Analyzing CDR data in Context of your Reconstruction
- All case examples used in class are derived from real world crashes

The Advanced Collision Reconstruction Class with CDR Applications is designed to teach class participants how to work with CDR data in their collision reconstruction. This class is not intended as a replacement for the CDR Analyst class, but acts as a supplement to the CDR Analyst class, taking the analysis of the data a step further.

In addition, this class will incorporate a review of pre-crash and DELTA-v data from the currently supported vehicles and may include additional updated CDR info as time allows.
No Classes Available
Advanced SRO Survival Prerequisite:
School Resource Officer Training

Who Should Attend:
All certified law enforcement officers who are currently assigned as a School Resource
Officer.

Course Goal:
To provide additional skills for the school resource officer by building on the fundamentals learned in initial school resource officer training.  

Course Objectives:
1. Discuss de-escalation strategies and sound decision making skills for school resource officers.
2. Identify characteristics of weapon concealment and pre-assault behaviors.
3. Discuss casualty care skills including the ability to properly apply a tourniquet.
4. Given a survey instrument, evaluate school security vulnerability including special operation planning.
5. Discuss procedures and tactics for dealing with incidents occurring on school buses in a practical setting.
6. Utilizing a firearms training simulator and force on force training scenarios, demonstrate and articulate the proper use or non-use of force.

Methodologies:
This course will employ conference, discussion and practical exercises.

Course Requirements:
Students must successfully score 70% or higher on a final written exam and pass all practical exercises. All practical exercises are pass or fail with the opportunity for remediation for failures.
Prerequisite:
School Resource Officer Training

Who Should Attend:
All certified law enforcement officers who are currently assigned as a School Resource
Officer.

Course Goal:
To provide additional skills for the school resource officer by building on the fundamentals learned in initial school resource officer training.  

Course Objectives:
1. Discuss de-escalation strategies and sound decision making skills for school resource officers.
2. Identify characteristics of weapon concealment and pre-assault behaviors.
3. Discuss casualty care skills including the ability to properly apply a tourniquet.
4. Given a survey instrument, evaluate school security vulnerability including special operation planning.
5. Discuss procedures and tactics for dealing with incidents occurring on school buses in a practical setting.
6. Utilizing a firearms training simulator and force on force training scenarios, demonstrate and articulate the proper use or non-use of force.

Methodologies:
This course will employ conference, discussion and practical exercises.

Course Requirements:
Students must successfully score 70% or higher on a final written exam and pass all practical exercises. All practical exercises are pass or fail with the opportunity for remediation for failures.
EventLocationDates
1/10/22 (Salemburg) NC Justice Academy - Salemburg 01/10/2022 - 01/12/2022
10/26/21 (Salemburg) NC Justice Academy - Salemburg 10/26/2021 - 10/28/2021
4/11/22 (Salemburg) NC Justice Academy - Salemburg 04/11/2022 - 04/13/2022
Aggressive Driving Enforcement (Web-Based) This course will cover various aspects of aggressive driving. It will contain information related to identifying the problem, interpreting legal considerations, and designing an aggressive driving campaign.

Who Should Register:  
Those law enforcement officers who have the responsibility of enforcing traffic laws within their jurisdiction and those tasked with the responsibility of developing an agency traffic safety program.

Course Goals:
To provide the participants with the information needed to identify and address aggressive driving behaviors on public streets and highways.

Course Objectives:
The student will be able to:
- Identify aggressive driving behavior.
- Interpret legal considerations of aggressive driving enforcement.
- Design an aggressive driving campaign.  

Methodologies:
This on-line course employs reading assignments as well as practical exercise.

Course Requirements:
Students must complete all assignments by the conclusion of the course. A minimum score of 70% must be attained on all written examinations and assignments.

Special Concerns:
Student must have access to a computer and e-mail capability.
This course will cover various aspects of aggressive driving. It will contain information related to identifying the problem, interpreting legal considerations, and designing an aggressive driving campaign.

Who Should Register:  
Those law enforcement officers who have the responsibility of enforcing traffic laws within their jurisdiction and those tasked with the responsibility of developing an agency traffic safety program.

Course Goals:
To provide the participants with the information needed to identify and address aggressive driving behaviors on public streets and highways.

Course Objectives:
The student will be able to:
- Identify aggressive driving behavior.
- Interpret legal considerations of aggressive driving enforcement.
- Design an aggressive driving campaign.  

Methodologies:
This on-line course employs reading assignments as well as practical exercise.

Course Requirements:
Students must complete all assignments by the conclusion of the course. A minimum score of 70% must be attained on all written examinations and assignments.

Special Concerns:
Student must have access to a computer and e-mail capability.
No Classes Available
ASP Instructor Certification Prerequisites:  Sworn Law Enforcement

Who Should Attend:
Sworn Law Enforcement Officers who will be instructing the use of the ASP collapsible baton, flash light techniques, and ASP handcuffs.

Course Goal:
Present the participant information and skills to enable certification as an ASP Instructor.

Course Objectives:
-Learn proper techniques for teaching strikes and other defensive tactics with the ASP collapsible baton.
-Learn flashlight techniques and teaching methods.
-Learn ASP method of applying handcuffs and proper instructional methods.

Methodologies:
Lecture and practical exercises.
Prerequisites:  Sworn Law Enforcement

Who Should Attend:
Sworn Law Enforcement Officers who will be instructing the use of the ASP collapsible baton, flash light techniques, and ASP handcuffs.

Course Goal:
Present the participant information and skills to enable certification as an ASP Instructor.

Course Objectives:
-Learn proper techniques for teaching strikes and other defensive tactics with the ASP collapsible baton.
-Learn flashlight techniques and teaching methods.
-Learn ASP method of applying handcuffs and proper instructional methods.

Methodologies:
Lecture and practical exercises.
No Classes Available
At-Scene Traffic Crash Investigation Who Should Attend
Law enforcement officers with traffic crash investigation responsibilities. NCJA's Introduction to Traffic Crash Investigation is a prerequisite and must be successfully completed prior to attending NCJA's At-Scene Traffic Crash Investigation.

Course Objectives:
The student will be able to perform a variety of mathematical computations to:
- Determine minimum vehicle speed based on physical evidence.
- Determine time/distance traveled.
- Solve linear equations.
- Perform unit analysis.
- Account for variations in perception/reaction times.
- Account for braking deficiencies when calculating speed.
- Determine the coefficient of friction for various surfaces.

Methodologies
The course employs demonstration, lecture and practical exercises.

Who Should Attend
Law enforcement officers with traffic crash investigation responsibilities. NCJA's Introduction to Traffic Crash Investigation is a prerequisite and must be successfully completed prior to attending NCJA's At-Scene Traffic Crash Investigation.

Course Objectives:
The student will be able to perform a variety of mathematical computations to:
- Determine minimum vehicle speed based on physical evidence.
- Determine time/distance traveled.
- Solve linear equations.
- Perform unit analysis.
- Account for variations in perception/reaction times.
- Account for braking deficiencies when calculating speed.
- Determine the coefficient of friction for various surfaces.

Methodologies
The course employs demonstration, lecture and practical exercises.

EventLocationDates
06/27/2022 Edneyville NC Justice Academy - Edneyville 06/27/2022 - 07/01/2022
01/10/2022 Virtual Web 01/10/2022 - 01/14/2022
9/27/21 Virtual VIRTUAL 09/27/2021 - 10/01/2021
Background Investigations Who Should Attend:
Those assigned and responsible to conduct pre-­employment background investigations of new employees.

Course Goal:  
To provide law enforcement professionals responsible for conducting background investigations the information needed to successfully perform the investigation.

Course Objectives:
At the end of this block of instruction, the student will be able to achieve the following objectives in accordance with information received during the instructional period when conducting an applicant investigation:
- Discuss and define ethics to understand its importance within and throughout the background investigation process.
- Increase general awareness of legal issues pertaining to employment background investigations and avoid violating employment related laws.
- Provide law enforcement professionals responsible for conducting background investigations with a process for conducting interviews related to the background investigation of an applicant seeking employment with a law enforcement agency.
- Familiarize law enforcement professionals responsible for conducting background investigations with information that can be used to conduct investigations on job applicants.
- Provide law enforcement professionals responsible for conducting background investigations the requirements of the related Training and Standards Commission regarding the application process, minimum standards and background requirements for employment as a sworn officer in a law enforcement agency.

Methodologies:
This course employs lecture and class discussion.
Who Should Attend:
Those assigned and responsible to conduct pre-­employment background investigations of new employees.

Course Goal:  
To provide law enforcement professionals responsible for conducting background investigations the information needed to successfully perform the investigation.

Course Objectives:
At the end of this block of instruction, the student will be able to achieve the following objectives in accordance with information received during the instructional period when conducting an applicant investigation:
- Discuss and define ethics to understand its importance within and throughout the background investigation process.
- Increase general awareness of legal issues pertaining to employment background investigations and avoid violating employment related laws.
- Provide law enforcement professionals responsible for conducting background investigations with a process for conducting interviews related to the background investigation of an applicant seeking employment with a law enforcement agency.
- Familiarize law enforcement professionals responsible for conducting background investigations with information that can be used to conduct investigations on job applicants.
- Provide law enforcement professionals responsible for conducting background investigations the requirements of the related Training and Standards Commission regarding the application process, minimum standards and background requirements for employment as a sworn officer in a law enforcement agency.

Methodologies:
This course employs lecture and class discussion.
EventLocationDates
10/18/2021 Virtual Web 10/18/2021 - 10/20/2021
04/11/2022 Edneyville NC Justice Academy - Edneyville 04/11/2022 - 04/13/2022
Basic Anti-Terrorism Awareness Course Who Should Attend:

All law enforcement officers, investigators and related personnel who may prevent or respond to a terrorist act.

Course Goals:

To provide the participant with the knowledge, skills and abilities to recognize potential terrorist targets, suspicious people and activities and other attack indicators. Methods of receiving and reporting vital information will also be addressed.

Course Objectives:

At the awareness level, the student will be able to:
1.  Recognize potential terrorist indicators, symbols, and behaviors associated with international domestic and Home Grown Violent Extremists (HVE).
2.  Identify common false documents.
3.  Recognize and differentiate between domestic and international groups.
4.  Understand the significance of performing a Threat Vulnerability Assessment in their communities.
5.  Know how and to whom to report suspicious activity and what information is vital in that reporting.

Methodologies:

This course will employ lecture, discussion and analysis. The course will have extensive use of video clips, videos and PowerPoint slides. In addition, some outside reading will be required.

Course Requirements:

Attendance is required at all sessions.
Who Should Attend:

All law enforcement officers, investigators and related personnel who may prevent or respond to a terrorist act.

Course Goals:

To provide the participant with the knowledge, skills and abilities to recognize potential terrorist targets, suspicious people and activities and other attack indicators. Methods of receiving and reporting vital information will also be addressed.

Course Objectives:

At the awareness level, the student will be able to:
1.  Recognize potential terrorist indicators, symbols, and behaviors associated with international domestic and Home Grown Violent Extremists (HVE).
2.  Identify common false documents.
3.  Recognize and differentiate between domestic and international groups.
4.  Understand the significance of performing a Threat Vulnerability Assessment in their communities.
5.  Know how and to whom to report suspicious activity and what information is vital in that reporting.

Methodologies:

This course will employ lecture, discussion and analysis. The course will have extensive use of video clips, videos and PowerPoint slides. In addition, some outside reading will be required.

Course Requirements:

Attendance is required at all sessions.
No Classes Available
Basic Hostage and Crisis Negotiations Who Should Attend:
Officers assigned or selected to join a crisis negotiations team, or who may otherwise be put in a crisis negotiator role, or officers wishing to learn more about the basic fundamentals of hostage/crisis negotiations.

Course Goal:
The Basic Hostage and Crisis Negotiations course is designed in a forty (40) hour format to prepare a law enforcement professional to act as a hostage/crisis negotiator or team member on a hostage/crisis negotiations team.  The course is based off fundamentals developed by the FBI and guidelines from the National Council of Negotiation Associations (NCNA). The course will consist of practice, role-play, and scenario-based training. The student will leave this course with the fundamental skill sets of hostage/crisis negotiations techniques.

Course objectives:
At the end of this course, the student will be able to: Understand the premise of hostage/crisis negotiations, Recognize elements of successful crisis negotiations, apply common crisis negotiation terms, recognize and apply basic communication skills to crisis negotiations, understand the fundamentals of pre-incident planning, learn to establish command and control during a crisis incident, recognize the phases of crisis negotiations, recognize and mitigate the value of intelligence during a crisis, serve as a member and document crisis negotiations team activities, apply techniques for negotiating with mentally ill subjects, apply effective intervention techniques for suicidal subjects.



Who Should Attend:
Officers assigned or selected to join a crisis negotiations team, or who may otherwise be put in a crisis negotiator role, or officers wishing to learn more about the basic fundamentals of hostage/crisis negotiations.

Course Goal:
The Basic Hostage and Crisis Negotiations course is designed in a forty (40) hour format to prepare a law enforcement professional to act as a hostage/crisis negotiator or team member on a hostage/crisis negotiations team.  The course is based off fundamentals developed by the FBI and guidelines from the National Council of Negotiation Associations (NCNA). The course will consist of practice, role-play, and scenario-based training. The student will leave this course with the fundamental skill sets of hostage/crisis negotiations techniques.

Course objectives:
At the end of this course, the student will be able to: Understand the premise of hostage/crisis negotiations, Recognize elements of successful crisis negotiations, apply common crisis negotiation terms, recognize and apply basic communication skills to crisis negotiations, understand the fundamentals of pre-incident planning, learn to establish command and control during a crisis incident, recognize the phases of crisis negotiations, recognize and mitigate the value of intelligence during a crisis, serve as a member and document crisis negotiations team activities, apply techniques for negotiating with mentally ill subjects, apply effective intervention techniques for suicidal subjects.



EventLocationDates
02/28/2022 Edneyville NC Justice Academy - Edneyville 02/28/2022 - 03/04/2022
11/08/2021 Robeson Community College Robeson Community College 11/08/2021 - 11/12/2021
Basic Inmate Transport Who Should Attend:
Detention officers who will be or are assigned the responsibilities of the transportation of inmates.

Course Objectives:
The student will be able to:
- Describe the proper search techniques of an inmate leaving a facility on transport.
- Using various mechanical restraints, demonstrate the proper restraining of an inmate for transport.
- List the various locations an officer may transport an inmate and describe the security concerns of each.
-Through a series of practical exercise scenarios, conduct both single and multiple inmate transports proficiently.

Who Should Attend:
Detention officers who will be or are assigned the responsibilities of the transportation of inmates.

Course Objectives:
The student will be able to:
- Describe the proper search techniques of an inmate leaving a facility on transport.
- Using various mechanical restraints, demonstrate the proper restraining of an inmate for transport.
- List the various locations an officer may transport an inmate and describe the security concerns of each.
-Through a series of practical exercise scenarios, conduct both single and multiple inmate transports proficiently.

EventLocationDates
11/18/2021 Edneyville NC Justice Academy - Edneyville 11/18/2021 - 11/19/2021
05/05/2022 Edneyville NC Justice Academy - Edneyville 05/05/2022 - 05/06/2022
4/7/22 (Salemburg) NC Justice Academy - Salemburg 04/07/2022 - 04/08/2022
11/22/21 (Salemburg) NC Justice Academy - Salemburg 11/22/2021 - 11/23/2021
Basic Narcotics Investigator Who Should Attend:
Drug Investigators, Detectives, Patrol Officers, Supervisors, Task force Officers

Course Description and Objectives:
To successfully conduct safe and effective undercover drug operations while ensuring  successful prosecution. This course will cover undercover operations from the beginning of the investigation with intelligence, undercover buys, use of confidential informants all the way to the point where students will draft a search warrant based on the scenarios and practical exercises. Students will also learn about the use of and utilize electronic listening/monitoring devices and GPS trackers during the practical exercises.

Objectives:
Understanding and Recognizing Controlled Substances
The Progression of Controlled Substances
Health and Safety Precautions with Controlled Substances and Analogs
Prices for Controlled Substances
Confidential Informants
How to Conduct Controlled Buys
Officer Safety in Undercover Operations
Confidential Money Management
Undercover/Cover Team/Supervisor Responsibilities
Surveillance
Intelligence
Supplements and Search Warrants
Search Warrant Execution
Electronic Listening/Monitoring Devices & GPS Trackers
Who Should Attend:
Drug Investigators, Detectives, Patrol Officers, Supervisors, Task force Officers

Course Description and Objectives:
To successfully conduct safe and effective undercover drug operations while ensuring  successful prosecution. This course will cover undercover operations from the beginning of the investigation with intelligence, undercover buys, use of confidential informants all the way to the point where students will draft a search warrant based on the scenarios and practical exercises. Students will also learn about the use of and utilize electronic listening/monitoring devices and GPS trackers during the practical exercises.

Objectives:
Understanding and Recognizing Controlled Substances
The Progression of Controlled Substances
Health and Safety Precautions with Controlled Substances and Analogs
Prices for Controlled Substances
Confidential Informants
How to Conduct Controlled Buys
Officer Safety in Undercover Operations
Confidential Money Management
Undercover/Cover Team/Supervisor Responsibilities
Surveillance
Intelligence
Supplements and Search Warrants
Search Warrant Execution
Electronic Listening/Monitoring Devices & GPS Trackers
EventLocationDates
11/01/2021 Edneyville NC Justice Academy - Edneyville 11/01/2021 - 11/05/2021
Budgeting for Police Managers (Web-Based) Who Should Register:
This course is intended primarily for police managers who are responsible for budget preparation in their department who desire to enhance their budget preparation skills. Individuals aspiring to become future managers responsible for police budgets may wish to enroll as well.

Course Goals:
This course focuses on developing the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively plan, develop and execute a police budget.  

Course Objectives:
Upon course completion, the student will be able to:
- Define the term budget. Develop the skills necessary to design a strategic plan.
- List and explain the five steps of the budget process.
- Develop a police budget.
- Explain the procedure for determining manpower needs for a police agency.
- List the five components that make up the Crime Measurement Index (CMI).
- Given sufficient data, determine the Crime Measurement Index for certain jurisdictions.
- Given proper information, each student will determine the Relief Factor for police agencies.

Methodologies:
This is a seven-week course which employs web-based instruction, testing and written exercises.
Who Should Register:
This course is intended primarily for police managers who are responsible for budget preparation in their department who desire to enhance their budget preparation skills. Individuals aspiring to become future managers responsible for police budgets may wish to enroll as well.

Course Goals:
This course focuses on developing the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively plan, develop and execute a police budget.  

Course Objectives:
Upon course completion, the student will be able to:
- Define the term budget. Develop the skills necessary to design a strategic plan.
- List and explain the five steps of the budget process.
- Develop a police budget.
- Explain the procedure for determining manpower needs for a police agency.
- List the five components that make up the Crime Measurement Index (CMI).
- Given sufficient data, determine the Crime Measurement Index for certain jurisdictions.
- Given proper information, each student will determine the Relief Factor for police agencies.

Methodologies:
This is a seven-week course which employs web-based instruction, testing and written exercises.
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5/2/22 (Web-Based) Web-Based 05/02/2022 - 06/20/2022
2/7/22 (Web-Based) Web-Based 02/07/2022 - 03/28/2022
CDR/EDR Analyst Training Who should attend:
This course offering is for those who have successfully completed a Crash Data Recorder Technicians training program.

You must include a copy of your Technician level training certificate from a community college or equivalent.

Course Description:
This course is an opportunity for qualified and experienced CDR/EDR Technicians to advance their skill level to Analyst. This course provides qualified individuals with both knowledge and skill level expertise for courtroom testimony.

Course objectives:
Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:
- Analyze any set of EDR data encountered.
- Determine if the event recorded is from this crash
- Identify circumstances where EDR data is incomplete or has nothing to do with your crash
- Understand Delta-V
- Use EDR Delta-V along with other scene evidence to get closing speed and speed at impact
- Use Delta V from the vehicle with the recorder to determine the Delta V of the other vehicle
- Recognize vehicle operational conditions that would cause EDR speed data to not accurately reflect true vehicle speed
- Determine the effect that equipment modifications have on EDR speed data

Methodologies:
Lecture and hands-on usage of all related technology will be employed during this course.

Course Requirements:
100% attendance is required at all course delivery times and locations.
Who should attend:
This course offering is for those who have successfully completed a Crash Data Recorder Technicians training program.

You must include a copy of your Technician level training certificate from a community college or equivalent.

Course Description:
This course is an opportunity for qualified and experienced CDR/EDR Technicians to advance their skill level to Analyst. This course provides qualified individuals with both knowledge and skill level expertise for courtroom testimony.

Course objectives:
Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:
- Analyze any set of EDR data encountered.
- Determine if the event recorded is from this crash
- Identify circumstances where EDR data is incomplete or has nothing to do with your crash
- Understand Delta-V
- Use EDR Delta-V along with other scene evidence to get closing speed and speed at impact
- Use Delta V from the vehicle with the recorder to determine the Delta V of the other vehicle
- Recognize vehicle operational conditions that would cause EDR speed data to not accurately reflect true vehicle speed
- Determine the effect that equipment modifications have on EDR speed data

Methodologies:
Lecture and hands-on usage of all related technology will be employed during this course.

Course Requirements:
100% attendance is required at all course delivery times and locations.
No Classes Available
Central NC Negotiator Network Training Conference
No Classes Available
Chemical Munitions Instructor Certification - Combined Tactical Systems (CTS) - This course is taught by staff from Combined Tactical Systems and is part of a 4-day instructor certification program. Applicants may elect to attend the complete 4-day program at a cost of $695.00, or attend the individual course(s) of their choice. Cost of each individual course is listed in the tuition/fee box for the specific course offering (see below).

Course includes both classroom and range exercises focusing on the history, nomenclature, applications, use of force consideration, training and legalities of less lethal munitions, as well as integrating less lethal munitions into current departmental methods.
This course is taught by staff from Combined Tactical Systems and is part of a 4-day instructor certification program. Applicants may elect to attend the complete 4-day program at a cost of $695.00, or attend the individual course(s) of their choice. Cost of each individual course is listed in the tuition/fee box for the specific course offering (see below).

Course includes both classroom and range exercises focusing on the history, nomenclature, applications, use of force consideration, training and legalities of less lethal munitions, as well as integrating less lethal munitions into current departmental methods.
No Classes Available
Chemical Processing and Advanced Photography Who Should Attend:
Individuals assigned to Crime Scene Investigation Units, criminal investigators, and those new to investigations.

Course Objectives:
At the end of this block of instruction, the student will be able to:
- Identify the concepts of chemical development in fingerprint location and development.
- Establish evidentiary potential of hidden evidence at crime scene.
- Locate and properly document hidden evidence utilizing chemical processing techniques.
- Demonstrate evidence documentation and collection procedures as it relates to chemical processing and photography.
- Demonstrate appropriate photographic techniques for recovery of luminescent fingerprint patterns found at  crime scenes.
- Develop latent and biological evidence utilizing a variety of chemical techniques and varying media substance.  
Who Should Attend:
Individuals assigned to Crime Scene Investigation Units, criminal investigators, and those new to investigations.

Course Objectives:
At the end of this block of instruction, the student will be able to:
- Identify the concepts of chemical development in fingerprint location and development.
- Establish evidentiary potential of hidden evidence at crime scene.
- Locate and properly document hidden evidence utilizing chemical processing techniques.
- Demonstrate evidence documentation and collection procedures as it relates to chemical processing and photography.
- Demonstrate appropriate photographic techniques for recovery of luminescent fingerprint patterns found at  crime scenes.
- Develop latent and biological evidence utilizing a variety of chemical techniques and varying media substance.  
No Classes Available
Child Death Investigation Who Should Attend:
Law enforcement officers, investigators, attorneys, medicolegal investigators, crime scene technicians, fire/ rescue and emergency management personnel, and other agency personnel involved in the response to or investigation of child deaths.

Course Objectives:
The student will be able to:
  - Classify the different causes of death for children and identify the extent of investigation warranted for each.
  - Identify and interpret injuries in child abuse homicides.
  - Identify agencies involved in investigating child deaths and their respective roles.
  - Explain the process for conducting a complete scene investigation for a child death.

Who Should Attend:
Law enforcement officers, investigators, attorneys, medicolegal investigators, crime scene technicians, fire/ rescue and emergency management personnel, and other agency personnel involved in the response to or investigation of child deaths.

Course Objectives:
The student will be able to:
  - Classify the different causes of death for children and identify the extent of investigation warranted for each.
  - Identify and interpret injuries in child abuse homicides.
  - Identify agencies involved in investigating child deaths and their respective roles.
  - Explain the process for conducting a complete scene investigation for a child death.

EventLocationDates
11/09/2021 Edneyville NC Justice Academy - Edneyville 11/09/2021 - 11/10/2021
3/22/22 (Raleigh) Office of the Chief Medical Examiner 03/22/2022 - 03/23/2022
1/25/22 (Salemburg) NC Justice Academy - Salemburg 01/25/2022 - 01/26/2022
Civil Process for LE's Who Should Attend:
Any Sheriff, deputy, police officer, or other personnel involved in the service of civil process.
Course Goal:
This course will instruct and familiarize law enforcement personnel with: the legal rules for serving civil process on specific types of defendants, including but not limited to natural persons (individuals), corporations, and units of government; the standard forms promulgated by the North Carolina Administrative Office of Courts (AOC) for civil process; the time periods in which different types of civil process must be served and how to properly calculate the time period in which to serve those types of civil process; and law enforcement’s authority in the context of prejudgment and post-judgment remedies.
Course Objectives:
By the end of instruction, the student will be able to:
Explain how to achieve valid and binding service of civil summons on different legal entities.
Explain how to serve a magistrate summons and related documents in a summary ejectment action.
Explain proper service of subpoenas ad testificandum (to testify) and subpoenas duces tecum (to produce documents).
Describe the limits for serving various types of civil process in North Carolina.
Demonstrate how to properly calculate the time period in which to serve civil process.
Explain law enforcement’s role in prejudgment and post-judgment remedies.

Methodologies:
This course employs lecture, class discussion, some practical exercises on calculating time periods for service and an intensive review of statutory law, case law, and NC AOC forms.

Who Should Attend:
Any Sheriff, deputy, police officer, or other personnel involved in the service of civil process.
Course Goal:
This course will instruct and familiarize law enforcement personnel with: the legal rules for serving civil process on specific types of defendants, including but not limited to natural persons (individuals), corporations, and units of government; the standard forms promulgated by the North Carolina Administrative Office of Courts (AOC) for civil process; the time periods in which different types of civil process must be served and how to properly calculate the time period in which to serve those types of civil process; and law enforcement’s authority in the context of prejudgment and post-judgment remedies.
Course Objectives:
By the end of instruction, the student will be able to:
Explain how to achieve valid and binding service of civil summons on different legal entities.
Explain how to serve a magistrate summons and related documents in a summary ejectment action.
Explain proper service of subpoenas ad testificandum (to testify) and subpoenas duces tecum (to produce documents).
Describe the limits for serving various types of civil process in North Carolina.
Demonstrate how to properly calculate the time period in which to serve civil process.
Explain law enforcement’s role in prejudgment and post-judgment remedies.

Methodologies:
This course employs lecture, class discussion, some practical exercises on calculating time periods for service and an intensive review of statutory law, case law, and NC AOC forms.

No Classes Available
Cold Case - Techniques for Unresolved Investigations Who Should Attend:
Detectives, Crime Scene Investigators, Patrol Officers, Supervisors

Course Goal:
To provide an overview of the lead investigator’s responsibilities during a cold case homicide investigation and enable the student to effectively initiate and investigate a previously unresolved murder.

Course Objectives:
Topics Covered:  Methodologies and Techniques for a Cold Case Investigation, Establishing a Cold Case Investigative Unit, Cold Case Solvability Factors, Cold Case Pitfalls, Prosecutorial Considerations, Cold Case Interrogations, Statement Analysis, and Cognitive Interviewing.    

Methodologies:
Lecture
Who Should Attend:
Detectives, Crime Scene Investigators, Patrol Officers, Supervisors

Course Goal:
To provide an overview of the lead investigator’s responsibilities during a cold case homicide investigation and enable the student to effectively initiate and investigate a previously unresolved murder.

Course Objectives:
Topics Covered:  Methodologies and Techniques for a Cold Case Investigation, Establishing a Cold Case Investigative Unit, Cold Case Solvability Factors, Cold Case Pitfalls, Prosecutorial Considerations, Cold Case Interrogations, Statement Analysis, and Cognitive Interviewing.    

Methodologies:
Lecture
No Classes Available
Conflict Management for Mid-Level Managers Who Should Attend:
Mid-level managers in law enforcement, communications and detention positions.

Course Goal:
To present the student with information necessary to identify conflict, understand elements of conflict and develop a plan for conflict management within their agency.

Course Objectives:
1. Define conflict.
2. Identify six (6) common causes of conflict.
3. Identify and explain the five (5) modes of addressing conflict, using the Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Model.
4. List and describe five (5) methods for managing conflict.

Methodologies:
Lecture/Conference/Practical Exercises

Course Requirements:
100% attendance
Pretest
Successful completion of post-test.
Who Should Attend:
Mid-level managers in law enforcement, communications and detention positions.

Course Goal:
To present the student with information necessary to identify conflict, understand elements of conflict and develop a plan for conflict management within their agency.

Course Objectives:
1. Define conflict.
2. Identify six (6) common causes of conflict.
3. Identify and explain the five (5) modes of addressing conflict, using the Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Model.
4. List and describe five (5) methods for managing conflict.

Methodologies:
Lecture/Conference/Practical Exercises

Course Requirements:
100% attendance
Pretest
Successful completion of post-test.
No Classes Available
Coordinating In-Service Training Course Who Should Attend:
Those seeking Commission-designation as a new agency In-Service Coordinator (ISTC) must take this course and receive a certificate before submitting their application to the Standards Divisions.  ISTCs are responsible for evaluating instructors and conducting/coordinating Commission-mandated in-service training.

Course Description and Objectives:
The student will be able to:  Discuss the structure and roles of the CJ and Sheriffs' Education &Training Standards Commissions, NCJA, and their staff, as they apply to the ISTC; Discuss the responsibilities and roles of the ISTC; Communicate answers to common questions arising from members of the student's agency; Show familiarity with the online learning platform as well as features of the Acadis portal accessible to certain ISTCs; Demonstrate how to properly complete an Instructor Evaluation form.

Comments:
Representatives from the Standards Divisions will be present at the training sessions to provide information as to their oversight of compliance with in-service training, records retention, auditing needs, and various Administrative Rules governing the ISTC and in-service training.

Who Should Attend:
Those seeking Commission-designation as a new agency In-Service Coordinator (ISTC) must take this course and receive a certificate before submitting their application to the Standards Divisions.  ISTCs are responsible for evaluating instructors and conducting/coordinating Commission-mandated in-service training.

Course Description and Objectives:
The student will be able to:  Discuss the structure and roles of the CJ and Sheriffs' Education &Training Standards Commissions, NCJA, and their staff, as they apply to the ISTC; Discuss the responsibilities and roles of the ISTC; Communicate answers to common questions arising from members of the student's agency; Show familiarity with the online learning platform as well as features of the Acadis portal accessible to certain ISTCs; Demonstrate how to properly complete an Instructor Evaluation form.

Comments:
Representatives from the Standards Divisions will be present at the training sessions to provide information as to their oversight of compliance with in-service training, records retention, auditing needs, and various Administrative Rules governing the ISTC and in-service training.

EventLocationDates
01/18/2022 Edneyville NC Justice Academy - Edneyville 01/18/2022 - 01/18/2022
1/10/22 (Salemburg) NC Justice Academy - Salemburg 01/10/2022 - 01/10/2022
Courtroom Success for Crash Investigators Who Should Attend
This course offering is for traffic crash investigators and prosecutors who have a responsibility for investigation and/or prosecution of cases involving serious traffic crash injuries or fatalities.

Course Goal
This course will teach you how to document, interpret and present traffic crash evidence as it relates to prosecution of a serious traffic case.

Course Objectives
- Properly document a serious case
- Interpret evidence and develop methods of understanding for a jury
- Present traffic crash evidence to achieve successful prosecution
Who Should Attend
This course offering is for traffic crash investigators and prosecutors who have a responsibility for investigation and/or prosecution of cases involving serious traffic crash injuries or fatalities.

Course Goal
This course will teach you how to document, interpret and present traffic crash evidence as it relates to prosecution of a serious traffic case.

Course Objectives
- Properly document a serious case
- Interpret evidence and develop methods of understanding for a jury
- Present traffic crash evidence to achieve successful prosecution
No Classes Available
Courtroom Testimony for Investigators and Forensic Professionals Who Should Attend:
Law Enforcement Investigators, Crime Scene Investigators, and Crime Lab Personnel.

Course Description and Objectives:
This course will enhance the investigator's and forensic professional's abilities, comfort, understanding, and capabilities in regards to courtroom testimony.  
The topics covered will include: Constitution law, the criminal justice system, ethics, the rules of testimony, jury perception and mindset, effective testimony, non-verbal communication skills, the role of the defense attorney, visual aids, communication skills, and public speaking.  
  
Who Should Attend:
Law Enforcement Investigators, Crime Scene Investigators, and Crime Lab Personnel.

Course Description and Objectives:
This course will enhance the investigator's and forensic professional's abilities, comfort, understanding, and capabilities in regards to courtroom testimony.  
The topics covered will include: Constitution law, the criminal justice system, ethics, the rules of testimony, jury perception and mindset, effective testimony, non-verbal communication skills, the role of the defense attorney, visual aids, communication skills, and public speaking.  
  
No Classes Available
Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design Who Should Attend:
This course is intended for sworn personnel who will be actively engaged in crime prevention strategies and initiatives in their agency.

Course Goal:
This course will acquaint participants with the techniques and methods used to analyze the potential for crime within the environment, locate conflicts in the environment, and develop plans to reduce or prevent environmentally induced crimes. The practical approach to environmental design will be stressed, and proven practical applications will be demonstrated.

Course Objectives:
At the end of this block of instruction, the participant will be able to accomplish the following objectives:

1. Discuss the fundamental principles of crime prevention.

2. Discuss the history and development of CPTED.

3. Analyze and discuss the five concepts of CPTED: natural access control, territorial reinforcement, maintenance, activity support and natural surveillance.

4. Explain the 3-D concept: Designation, Definition, and Design. Differentiate between the crime prevention strategy classifications of: natural, organized, and mechanical.

5. Explain the impact of landscaping, fences, bollards, and way finding on criminal behavior.

6. Explain the conflict and compatibility between CPTED and Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED).

7. Understand the impact of broken window theory on CPTED strategies.

8. Discuss glazing materials and CPTED premises liability.

9. Discuss CPTED design strategies for single-family and multifamily residences and understand site plans.

10. Using CPTED principles, perform an onsite assessment of a structure.  

11. Explain school visitor access control and security lighting.


Methodologies:
This course employs discussion, demonstration, lecture, and practical exercises.
Who Should Attend:
This course is intended for sworn personnel who will be actively engaged in crime prevention strategies and initiatives in their agency.

Course Goal:
This course will acquaint participants with the techniques and methods used to analyze the potential for crime within the environment, locate conflicts in the environment, and develop plans to reduce or prevent environmentally induced crimes. The practical approach to environmental design will be stressed, and proven practical applications will be demonstrated.

Course Objectives:
At the end of this block of instruction, the participant will be able to accomplish the following objectives:

1. Discuss the fundamental principles of crime prevention.

2. Discuss the history and development of CPTED.

3. Analyze and discuss the five concepts of CPTED: natural access control, territorial reinforcement, maintenance, activity support and natural surveillance.

4. Explain the 3-D concept: Designation, Definition, and Design. Differentiate between the crime prevention strategy classifications of: natural, organized, and mechanical.

5. Explain the impact of landscaping, fences, bollards, and way finding on criminal behavior.

6. Explain the conflict and compatibility between CPTED and Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED).

7. Understand the impact of broken window theory on CPTED strategies.

8. Discuss glazing materials and CPTED premises liability.

9. Discuss CPTED design strategies for single-family and multifamily residences and understand site plans.

10. Using CPTED principles, perform an onsite assessment of a structure.  

11. Explain school visitor access control and security lighting.


Methodologies:
This course employs discussion, demonstration, lecture, and practical exercises.
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06/07/2022 Edneyville NC Justice Academy - Edneyville 06/07/2022 - 06/10/2022
2/7/22 (Salemburg) NC Justice Academy - Salemburg 02/07/2022 - 02/10/2022
10/4/21 (Salemburg) NC Justice Academy - Salemburg 10/04/2021 - 10/07/2021
Crime Scene Investigation Who Should Attend:
Patrol officers, investigators and other persons responsible for crime scene processing, evidence collection and evidence submission.

Course Objectives:
The student will be able to:
- Secure and protect the crime scene.
- Document a crime scene through sketching and photography.
- Collect, package and transmit various types of physical evidence to the crime laboratory.
Who Should Attend:
Patrol officers, investigators and other persons responsible for crime scene processing, evidence collection and evidence submission.

Course Objectives:
The student will be able to:
- Secure and protect the crime scene.
- Document a crime scene through sketching and photography.
- Collect, package and transmit various types of physical evidence to the crime laboratory.
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11/29/21 (Salemburg) NC Justice Academy - Salemburg 11/29/2021 - 12/10/2021
1/31/22 (Salemburg) NC Justice Academy - Salemburg 01/31/2022 - 02/11/2022
9/20/21 (Salemburg) NC Justice Academy - Salemburg 09/20/2021 - 10/01/2021
2/28/22 (Salemburg) NC Justice Academy - Salemburg 02/28/2022 - 03/11/2022
3/28/22 (Salemburg) NC Justice Academy - Salemburg 03/28/2022 - 04/08/2022
6/6/2022 (Salemburg) NC Justice Academy - Salemburg 06/06/2022 - 06/17/2022
5/2/22 (Salemburg) NC Justice Academy - Salemburg 05/02/2022 - 05/13/2022
4/18/22 (Salemburg) NC Justice Academy - Salemburg 04/18/2022 - 04/29/2022
Criminal Investigation: Interviews and Interrogations Who Should Attend:
Sworn Law Enforcement Officers involved in criminal investigations.

Course Goal:
This basic course is designed for law enforcement officers assigned to the investigations section of their agency or for those tasked with the responsibility of conducting criminal investigations, interviews and interrogations.

Course Objectives:
-Identify the difference between an interview and an interrogation.
-Identify legal considerations when conducting an interview or interrogation of an adult and of a juvenile.
-Describe strategies and techniques for planning and conducting successful interviews and interrogations.
-Explain methods to detect deception.
-Discuss different techniques that can be used to develop rapport and obtain information from a variety of individuals.

Methodologies:
This course will employ lecture, class discussions, practical exercises, and case studies.  The course will incorporate use of video clips, videos and PowerPoint slides.


Who Should Attend:
Sworn Law Enforcement Officers involved in criminal investigations.

Course Goal:
This basic course is designed for law enforcement officers assigned to the investigations section of their agency or for those tasked with the responsibility of conducting criminal investigations, interviews and interrogations.

Course Objectives:
-Identify the difference between an interview and an interrogation.
-Identify legal considerations when conducting an interview or interrogation of an adult and of a juvenile.
-Describe strategies and techniques for planning and conducting successful interviews and interrogations.
-Explain methods to detect deception.
-Discuss different techniques that can be used to develop rapport and obtain information from a variety of individuals.

Methodologies:
This course will employ lecture, class discussions, practical exercises, and case studies.  The course will incorporate use of video clips, videos and PowerPoint slides.


EventLocationDates
11/15/2021 Edneyville NC Justice Academy - Edneyville 11/15/2021 - 11/19/2021
2/14/22 (Salemburg) NC Justice Academy - Salemburg 02/14/2022 - 02/18/2022
1/10/22 (Salemburg) NC Justice Academy - Salemburg 01/10/2022 - 01/14/2022
5/2/22 (Salemburg) NC Justice Academy - Salemburg 05/02/2022 - 05/06/2022
3/28/22 (Salemburg) NC Justice Academy - Salemburg 03/28/2022 - 04/01/2022
Criminal Investigations through Traffic Law Enforcement Who Should Attend:
Law enforcement officers with patrol or traffic enforcement responsibilities.

Course Goal
To be able to recognize indicators of criminal activity while performing your daily patrol and traffic enforcement duties.

Course Objectives:
- Discusss at least ten (10) indicators of criminal acitivity.
- Define the term commercial motor vehicle and list at least four (4) indicators of possible criminal activity.
- List the six (6) survival commandments used when conducting traffic stops and vehicle searches.
- Discuss various methods of detecting truthful and deceptive behavior.
- Describe the classification of drugs based on the North Carolina General Statutes and apply appropriately.
- Given a suspected controlled substance and reference manual, demonstrate the process used to identify the substance.

Methodologies
This course employs lecture and discussion.
Who Should Attend:
Law enforcement officers with patrol or traffic enforcement responsibilities.

Course Goal
To be able to recognize indicators of criminal activity while performing your daily patrol and traffic enforcement duties.

Course Objectives:
- Discusss at least ten (10) indicators of criminal acitivity.
- Define the term commercial motor vehicle and list at least four (4) indicators of possible criminal activity.
- List the six (6) survival commandments used when conducting traffic stops and vehicle searches.
- Discuss various methods of detecting truthful and deceptive behavior.
- Describe the classification of drugs based on the North Carolina General Statutes and apply appropriately.
- Given a suspected controlled substance and reference manual, demonstrate the process used to identify the substance.

Methodologies
This course employs lecture and discussion.
EventLocationDates
05/09/2022 Edneyville NC Justice Academy - Edneyville 05/09/2022 - 05/11/2022
11/08/2021 Edneyville NC Justice Academy - Edneyville 11/08/2021 - 11/10/2021
5/2/22 (Salemburg) NC Justice Academy - Salemburg 05/02/2022 - 05/04/2022
Criminal Justice Standards Certification Workshop Who Should Attend:
Police chiefs, executive staff, and criminal justice personnel responsible for processing agency and officer paperwork to be submitted to Criminal Justice Standards Division and/or conducting pre-employment background investigations of applicants/certified employees to ensure they meet and maintain minimum employment and retention standards.

Course Goal:
To provide information to law enforcement agencies on the various sections and functions of the Criminal Justice Standards Division including specifics on paperwork, investigations, and training.

Course Objectives:
The student will be able to achieve the following objectives in accordance with information received during the instructional period:

• Describe the composition of the Criminal Justice Education and Standards Commission and relate the purpose of the Criminal Justice Standards Division.
• Discuss various Criminal Justice Standards forms, how to successfully complete those forms and describe other important steps in the certification process.
• Identify certification requirements through discussion of various Criminal Justice Standards forms.
• Discuss the review process for possible violations and explain how the probable cause process of the Criminal Justice Commission works.
• Define Company and Campus Police requirements.
• Describe the duties of the Criminal Justice Standards Field Representatives.
• Discuss the requirements of mandated in-service training.
• Explain the Professional Certificate program administered by the Criminal Justice Standards Division.

Methodologies:
This course employs lecture and class discussion.

Course Requirements
Attendance is required at all class sessions.

Prerequisite:
In order for you to register for this course, we must receive from your police chief the Written Endorsement to Attend Training Form available on our website in the course offering section.
Forms are required by all.

Who Should Attend:
Police chiefs, executive staff, and criminal justice personnel responsible for processing agency and officer paperwork to be submitted to Criminal Justice Standards Division and/or conducting pre-employment background investigations of applicants/certified employees to ensure they meet and maintain minimum employment and retention standards.

Course Goal:
To provide information to law enforcement agencies on the various sections and functions of the Criminal Justice Standards Division including specifics on paperwork, investigations, and training.

Course Objectives:
The student will be able to achieve the following objectives in accordance with information received during the instructional period:

• Describe the composition of the Criminal Justice Education and Standards Commission and relate the purpose of the Criminal Justice Standards Division.
• Discuss various Criminal Justice Standards forms, how to successfully complete those forms and describe other important steps in the certification process.
• Identify certification requirements through discussion of various Criminal Justice Standards forms.
• Discuss the review process for possible violations and explain how the probable cause process of the Criminal Justice Commission works.
• Define Company and Campus Police requirements.
• Describe the duties of the Criminal Justice Standards Field Representatives.
• Discuss the requirements of mandated in-service training.
• Explain the Professional Certificate program administered by the Criminal Justice Standards Division.

Methodologies:
This course employs lecture and class discussion.

Course Requirements
Attendance is required at all class sessions.

Prerequisite:
In order for you to register for this course, we must receive from your police chief the Written Endorsement to Attend Training Form available on our website in the course offering section.
Forms are required by all.

No Classes Available
Criminal Sexual Paraphilias Who Should Attend:

Law enforcement officers, prosecutive investigators, medical examiner investigators and crime scene technicians with the responsibility of conducting an investigation and the prosecution of a crime which is sexual in nature.

Course Goal:

To provide the knowledge and skills necessary to thoroughly and successfully investigate, process and prosecute a sexually deviant crime. Focus will be on the identification and nature of paraphilic behavior as it applies to the sexual criminal.

Course Topics:

-Essential features of Sexual Paraphilias
- Reoccurring Sexual urges and Fantasies
- Continuum of Behaviors
- Paraphilic Personality
- Cognitive Distortions
- Sadism
- Common Paraphilias:
Fetishism, Exhibitionism, Transvestitism, Voyeurism, Necrophilia, Telephone Scatologia, Partialism,Zoophilia, Klismaphilia, Urophilia, Piquerism, Infibulation, Frotteurism, Hypoxphilia, Masochism, Pedophilia


Methodologies:

This course will employ lecture, conference and practical exercises.

Course Requirements:

Attendance at all class sessions is required.

Who Should Attend:

Law enforcement officers, prosecutive investigators, medical examiner investigators and crime scene technicians with the responsibility of conducting an investigation and the prosecution of a crime which is sexual in nature.

Course Goal:

To provide the knowledge and skills necessary to thoroughly and successfully investigate, process and prosecute a sexually deviant crime. Focus will be on the identification and nature of paraphilic behavior as it applies to the sexual criminal.

Course Topics:

-Essential features of Sexual Paraphilias
- Reoccurring Sexual urges and Fantasies
- Continuum of Behaviors
- Paraphilic Personality
- Cognitive Distortions
- Sadism
- Common Paraphilias:
Fetishism, Exhibitionism, Transvestitism, Voyeurism, Necrophilia, Telephone Scatologia, Partialism,Zoophilia, Klismaphilia, Urophilia, Piquerism, Infibulation, Frotteurism, Hypoxphilia, Masochism, Pedophilia


Methodologies:

This course will employ lecture, conference and practical exercises.

Course Requirements:

Attendance at all class sessions is required.

No Classes Available
Critical Incident Stress Management Who Should Attend:
Law Enforcement Officers, Telecommunicators, and Detention Officers at all levels, management and operational.

Course Goal:
To enable emergency personnel to acquire the skills necessary to recognize the stress they experience during critical incidents and how to manage stress to enable the return to healthy functioning levels in both their professional and personal lives.

Course Objectives:
Explain the psychological distress emergency responders can experience in response to critical incident.

Examine crisis intervention as a short term helping process designed to target the responder's reaction to the critical incident.

Define the terms critical incident stress management and critical incident stress debriefing.

Methodologies:
Lecture/Discussion

Course Requirements:
Lesson Plan
Pen/Pencil/Paper

Who Should Attend:
Law Enforcement Officers, Telecommunicators, and Detention Officers at all levels, management and operational.

Course Goal:
To enable emergency personnel to acquire the skills necessary to recognize the stress they experience during critical incidents and how to manage stress to enable the return to healthy functioning levels in both their professional and personal lives.

Course Objectives:
Explain the psychological distress emergency responders can experience in response to critical incident.

Examine crisis intervention as a short term helping process designed to target the responder's reaction to the critical incident.

Define the terms critical incident stress management and critical incident stress debriefing.

Methodologies:
Lecture/Discussion

Course Requirements:
Lesson Plan
Pen/Pencil/Paper

EventLocationDates
11/23/2021 Edneyville NC Justice Academy - Edneyville 11/23/2021 - 11/23/2021
Detention Field Training Officer Who Should Attend:
Detention officers who will be or are assigned the responsibilities of training new detention officers during their field training periods.

Course Goal
To provide the technical and personal skills to individuals in order for them to function as evaluators and trainers of recruits who have completed the basic Detention Officer Certification  course.

Course Objectives
The student will be able to:
-  Evaluate the performance of new detention officers.
-  Utilize performance feedback, interpersonal communication skills and training skills in the interaction with the trainees.
-  Successfully utilize leadership skills and attributes.
-  Evaluate and counsel the new detention officer in report writing and note-taking skills.

Methodologies
This course employs lecture, discussion, practical exercises and demonstrations.
Who Should Attend:
Detention officers who will be or are assigned the responsibilities of training new detention officers during their field training periods.

Course Goal
To provide the technical and personal skills to individuals in order for them to function as evaluators and trainers of recruits who have completed the basic Detention Officer Certification  course.

Course Objectives
The student will be able to:
-  Evaluate the performance of new detention officers.
-  Utilize performance feedback, interpersonal communication skills and training skills in the interaction with the trainees.
-  Successfully utilize leadership skills and attributes.
-  Evaluate and counsel the new detention officer in report writing and note-taking skills.

Methodologies
This course employs lecture, discussion, practical exercises and demonstrations.
EventLocationDates
03/28/2022 Edneyville NC Justice Academy - Edneyville 03/28/2022 - 04/01/2022
3/14/22 (Salemburg) NC Justice Academy - Salemburg 03/14/2022 - 03/18/2022
Detention Officer Certification Course Who Should Attend:
All persons who are employed as detention officers at local confinement facilities and are required by the Sheriffs’ Education and Training Standards Commission or the Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission to successfully complete this course.

Course Objectives:
The student will be able to:
- Supervise inmates providing safety, security, meals, proper sanitation and medical care.
- Respond to medical emergencies within the facility.
- Search incoming and resident prisoners.
- Search a cell block and general areas.
- Apply information of a prisoner’s legal and constitutional rights to administrative operation of the detention facility, composition of disciplinary sanctions, use of force and civil liability to officers.
- Identify and cope with stressful situations.
- Maintain personal and detention facility security.
- Deal effectively with inmates.
- Process incoming prisoners.
  - Transport prisoners safely.
  - Profile characteristics of a potential suicide.
  - Respond to inmates in crisis situations.
  - Develop the ability to respond to a physical attack to ensure the safety of officers and inmates.
  - Develop and implement emergency plans.
  - Properly demonstrate the use of fire equipment.
Who Should Attend:
All persons who are employed as detention officers at local confinement facilities and are required by the Sheriffs’ Education and Training Standards Commission or the Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission to successfully complete this course.

Course Objectives:
The student will be able to:
- Supervise inmates providing safety, security, meals, proper sanitation and medical care.
- Respond to medical emergencies within the facility.
- Search incoming and resident prisoners.
- Search a cell block and general areas.
- Apply information of a prisoner’s legal and constitutional rights to administrative operation of the detention facility, composition of disciplinary sanctions, use of force and civil liability to officers.
- Identify and cope with stressful situations.
- Maintain personal and detention facility security.
- Deal effectively with inmates.
- Process incoming prisoners.
  - Transport prisoners safely.
  - Profile characteristics of a potential suicide.
  - Respond to inmates in crisis situations.
  - Develop the ability to respond to a physical attack to ensure the safety of officers and inmates.
  - Develop and implement emergency plans.
  - Properly demonstrate the use of fire equipment.
EventLocationDates
1/31/22 (Salemburg) NC Justice Academy - Salemburg 01/31/2022 - 03/02/2022
Developing Speaking Skills Course Description:
The course will provide the necessary skills to competently plan, prepare, present, and evaluate a speech or presentation.

Course Objectives:
The student will be able to:
Prepare, organize and deliver a successful presentation.
Select and use appropriate, effective visual aids.
Evaluate his/her own presentation and those of others.  
Develop confidence before an audience.
Speak extemporaneously.

Methodologies
This course employs conference, programmed text, demonstration and practical exercises.

Course Requirements:
Attendance is required at all class sessions. Students are expected to participate in classroom discussion and evaluation, as well as present at least two 10-15 minute speeches on a topic of their choice.

Special Concerns:  This program will utilize classroom instruction and videotaping to facilitate the development of a presentation style.  Practice and constructive critiques will be utilized to enhance the abilities of the participants .
Course Description:
The course will provide the necessary skills to competently plan, prepare, present, and evaluate a speech or presentation.

Course Objectives:
The student will be able to:
Prepare, organize and deliver a successful presentation.
Select and use appropriate, effective visual aids.
Evaluate his/her own presentation and those of others.  
Develop confidence before an audience.
Speak extemporaneously.

Methodologies
This course employs conference, programmed text, demonstration and practical exercises.

Course Requirements:
Attendance is required at all class sessions. Students are expected to participate in classroom discussion and evaluation, as well as present at least two 10-15 minute speeches on a topic of their choice.

Special Concerns:  This program will utilize classroom instruction and videotaping to facilitate the development of a presentation style.  Practice and constructive critiques will be utilized to enhance the abilities of the participants .
EventLocationDates
3/7/22 (Salemburg) 03/07/2022 - 03/08/2022
Distraction Devices Instructor Certification This course is taught by staff from Safariland Training Group and is part of a 4-day instructor certification program. Applicants may elect to attend the complete 4-day program at a cost of $895.00, or attend the individual course(s) of their choice. Cost of each individual course is  listed in the tuition/fee box for the specific course offering (see below).

This class focuses on the planning and tactical deployment of Distraction Device® products. This 1 day course is separated into two sections, with a half-day of lecture-based studies, followed by a half day of deployment testing and evaluation in the field. Unlike many classes on this topic, the information provided is direct from the manufacturer of the products used.

This information includes nomenclature of modern distraction/diversionary device, decibel ratings, tactical considerations, psychological/physiological effects, handling/storage/render safe procedures and criminal and civil liabilities, policies and procedures with a focus on preparing the student to return to their agency and provide in-service training and documentation.  Throughout the class, students will participate in discussions with instructors who are nationally recognized for their experience in real world deployments of Distraction Device munitions.

Upon completion of the course and successfully passing the final exam, the student may provide in-service training to their agency in specific areas for 36 calendar months from the testing date.

Students will receive a CD containing presentation materials and videos to be utilized by the student when training their own departments.
This course is taught by staff from Safariland Training Group and is part of a 4-day instructor certification program. Applicants may elect to attend the complete 4-day program at a cost of $895.00, or attend the individual course(s) of their choice. Cost of each individual course is  listed in the tuition/fee box for the specific course offering (see below).

This class focuses on the planning and tactical deployment of Distraction Device® products. This 1 day course is separated into two sections, with a half-day of lecture-based studies, followed by a half day of deployment testing and evaluation in the field. Unlike many classes on this topic, the information provided is direct from the manufacturer of the products used.

This information includes nomenclature of modern distraction/diversionary device, decibel ratings, tactical considerations, psychological/physiological effects, handling/storage/render safe procedures and criminal and civil liabilities, policies and procedures with a focus on preparing the student to return to their agency and provide in-service training and documentation.  Throughout the class, students will participate in discussions with instructors who are nationally recognized for their experience in real world deployments of Distraction Device munitions.

Upon completion of the course and successfully passing the final exam, the student may provide in-service training to their agency in specific areas for 36 calendar months from the testing date.

Students will receive a CD containing presentation materials and videos to be utilized by the student when training their own departments.
No Classes Available
Domestic Violence Institute Who Should Attend:
Law enforcement officers responding to or conducting follow up of domestic violence incidents.

Course Description:  
To provide the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively respond to and investigate domestic violence incidents and provide trauma-informed responses to victims.

Course Objectives:  
The student will be able to:
- Understand the dynamics of domestic violence and how it impacts the victim and law enforcement response.
- Define trauma and explain the impact of trauma on domestic violence and how it effects law enforcement response.
- Demonstrate how to conduct an effective, trauma-informed, domestic violence investigation.
- Provide the basis for an evidence-based prosecution when a victim is unavailable.
- List several legal tools law enforcement officers can utilize to increase holding domestic violence offenders accountable.
- Recognize various aspects of cultural awareness and biases present that may affect the officer’s response to a victim.
- Discuss tactics used by law enforcement officers to perpetrate domestic violence.
- Identify the use of technology for stalking victims.
- List several investigatory tools for collecting electronic evidence in domestic violence and stalking cases.
- Discuss the importance of establishing community partnerships.
- In a mock scenario setting, demonstrate the ability to effectively testify in court based on the information learned in this course.

Methodologies:
Lecture/Practical Exercise/Demonstration/Discussion

Course Requirements:
100% attendance, successful completion of post-testing, and demonstration of skills learned in course during practical exercises
Who Should Attend:
Law enforcement officers responding to or conducting follow up of domestic violence incidents.

Course Description:  
To provide the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively respond to and investigate domestic violence incidents and provide trauma-informed responses to victims.

Course Objectives:  
The student will be able to:
- Understand the dynamics of domestic violence and how it impacts the victim and law enforcement response.
- Define trauma and explain the impact of trauma on domestic violence and how it effects law enforcement response.
- Demonstrate how to conduct an effective, trauma-informed, domestic violence investigation.
- Provide the basis for an evidence-based prosecution when a victim is unavailable.
- List several legal tools law enforcement officers can utilize to increase holding domestic violence offenders accountable.
- Recognize various aspects of cultural awareness and biases present that may affect the officer’s response to a victim.
- Discuss tactics used by law enforcement officers to perpetrate domestic violence.
- Identify the use of technology for stalking victims.
- List several investigatory tools for collecting electronic evidence in domestic violence and stalking cases.
- Discuss the importance of establishing community partnerships.
- In a mock scenario setting, demonstrate the ability to effectively testify in court based on the information learned in this course.

Methodologies:
Lecture/Practical Exercise/Demonstration/Discussion

Course Requirements:
100% attendance, successful completion of post-testing, and demonstration of skills learned in course during practical exercises
EventLocationDates
05/16/2022 Edneyville NC Justice Academy - Edneyville 05/16/2022 - 05/20/2022
Domestic Violence: Crimes and Legal Issues Who Should Attend
Law enforcement officers assigned to investigate domestic violence matters.

Course Goal
Officers must be aware of their authority to engage In enforcement activities related to domestic violence and 50B protective orders.

Course Objectives
Students will review statutes and judicial decisions involving the following topics:
>   Criminal offenses pertinent to domestic violence, including laws of warrantless arrest.
>   50B procedures, including 50B crimes and other law enforcement response issues.
>   Protection of victims of domestic violence and civil liability issues in law enforcement response.

Methodologies
This course employs lecture, class discussion and review of statutes and judicial decisions.

Course Requirements
Attendance is required for the entire session.

Who Should Attend
Law enforcement officers assigned to investigate domestic violence matters.

Course Goal
Officers must be aware of their authority to engage In enforcement activities related to domestic violence and 50B protective orders.

Course Objectives
Students will review statutes and judicial decisions involving the following topics:
>   Criminal offenses pertinent to domestic violence, including laws of warrantless arrest.
>   50B procedures, including 50B crimes and other law enforcement response issues.
>   Protection of victims of domestic violence and civil liability issues in law enforcement response.

Methodologies
This course employs lecture, class discussion and review of statutes and judicial decisions.

Course Requirements
Attendance is required for the entire session.

No Classes Available
Evidence Room Administration and Supervision Who Should Attend:
Law Enforcement Command Staff supervising and overseeing the operations of  the Property and Evidence Room.

Course Goals:
It is the ultimate duty of the law enforcement administrator to ensure the management of evidence in their agency is handled in a professional manner. Proper selection of personnel, regular background investigations, professional training, adequate staffing, scheduled and random audits and inventories, increased security measures, up to date policy and procedures, and supportive leadership must be a priority. Without these checks and balances in place, it is only a matter of time until an agency joins the ever growing list of law enforcement organizations that are facing media scrutiny, terminations, state investigations and most importantly, dismissal of serious criminal cases.  

This course will focus in detail on these checks and balances and bring to light major liabilities that are hidden behind the doors of the evidence room. It will discuss in detail what role the law enforcement administrator has in the mitigation of these liabilities.  The course will discuss measures every law enforcement administrator must take to prevent the mishandling, theft and loss of evidence from occurring in their agency.  It will also discuss what steps must be taken if theft or mishandling has occurred.


Topics Covered:
-Hiring and staffing: What qualities and characteristics make a good evidence specialist.  Who not to place in the Evidence Room.  Sworn vs. Non-Sworn employees
-Background Investigations: What types and how often should they occur.
-Organizational placement of the Evidence Room within the agency.
-Professional training for Evidence Room staff:  What is available statewide and nationally.
-Define the top 3 liabilities in the Evidence Room.
-Writing an evidence policy:  Key components and how often should it be updated
-Creating an evidence procedures manual:  Key components.
-Define inventories, audits, and inspections:  When should they be conducted and who should be conducting them.
-Organizing the Evidence Room: Proper storage locations for high liability evidence such as guns, money, drugs.
-Proper security measures:  Burglar alarms, card access control, key holders, surveillance cameras, and evidence lockers.
-What to do once theft or mishandling has occurred.
-How to be a supportive administrator.

This course will employ lecture, discussion, and analysis.  The course will have use of PowerPoint slides, interactive questionnaires, and handouts.  
Who Should Attend:
Law Enforcement Command Staff supervising and overseeing the operations of  the Property and Evidence Room.

Course Goals:
It is the ultimate duty of the law enforcement administrator to ensure the management of evidence in their agency is handled in a professional manner. Proper selection of personnel, regular background investigations, professional training, adequate staffing, scheduled and random audits and inventories, increased security measures, up to date policy and procedures, and supportive leadership must be a priority. Without these checks and balances in place, it is only a matter of time until an agency joins the ever growing list of law enforcement organizations that are facing media scrutiny, terminations, state investigations and most importantly, dismissal of serious criminal cases.  

This course will focus in detail on these checks and balances and bring to light major liabilities that are hidden behind the doors of the evidence room. It will discuss in detail what role the law enforcement administrator has in the mitigation of these liabilities.  The course will discuss measures every law enforcement administrator must take to prevent the mishandling, theft and loss of evidence from occurring in their agency.  It will also discuss what steps must be taken if theft or mishandling has occurred.


Topics Covered:
-Hiring and staffing: What qualities and characteristics make a good evidence specialist.  Who not to place in the Evidence Room.  Sworn vs. Non-Sworn employees
-Background Investigations: What types and how often should they occur.
-Organizational placement of the Evidence Room within the agency.
-Professional training for Evidence Room staff:  What is available statewide and nationally.
-Define the top 3 liabilities in the Evidence Room.
-Writing an evidence policy:  Key components and how often should it be updated
-Creating an evidence procedures manual:  Key components.
-Define inventories, audits, and inspections:  When should they be conducted and who should be conducting them.
-Organizing the Evidence Room: Proper storage locations for high liability evidence such as guns, money, drugs.
-Proper security measures:  Burglar alarms, card access control, key holders, surveillance cameras, and evidence lockers.
-What to do once theft or mishandling has occurred.
-How to be a supportive administrator.

This course will employ lecture, discussion, and analysis.  The course will have use of PowerPoint slides, interactive questionnaires, and handouts.  
No Classes Available
Field Training Officer - FTO This forty-hour course is for law enforcement officers tasked with providing field training to law enforcement recruits who have completed BLET or equivalent training.  It will focus on understanding the various roles that an FTO must fulfill and the basic requirements of their position.

Prerequisites:
The trainee must be a SWORN law enforcement officer who has arrest powers. This course is not appropriate for non-sworn detention officers.  NCJA offers a separate FTO Course for detention officers.    This course may not be appropriate for officers from agencies that use the Police Training Officer (PTO) Model or a similar model that does not use a rating scale for assessing recruit's daily performance.

Course Goals:
To provide the knowledge and skills needed to perform the role of Field Training Officer effectively.

Course Objectives:
Upon completing this course, the student will be able to:
-  Explain the history and significant components of the San Jose Field Training Officer Model and the Police Training Officer Model programs.
- Identify techniques to improve the FTO’s interpersonal communication and report writing skills, use of leadership styles, ethical standards, and actions that avoid civil liability while training.
- Describe the roles and responsibilities of the field training officer, including the techniques for teaching adults, and engaging students with problem-based scenarios.  
- Observe, evaluate and document a trainee’s field performance while providing constructive feedback to improve trainee performance.
- Identify and apply effective remedial training strategies to improve trainee performance.
- Identify situations that contribute to felony assaults and accidental deaths suffered by law enforcement officers.

Methodologies:
This course is instructor led, and encompasses classroom lecture, discussion, reading assignments, PowerPoint presentations, group exercises, quizzes, and a final examination.
This forty-hour course is for law enforcement officers tasked with providing field training to law enforcement recruits who have completed BLET or equivalent training.  It will focus on understanding the various roles that an FTO must fulfill and the basic requirements of their position.

Prerequisites:
The trainee must be a SWORN law enforcement officer who has arrest powers. This course is not appropriate for non-sworn detention officers.  NCJA offers a separate FTO Course for detention officers.    This course may not be appropriate for officers from agencies that use the Police Training Officer (PTO) Model or a similar model that does not use a rating scale for assessing recruit's daily performance.

Course Goals:
To provide the knowledge and skills needed to perform the role of Field Training Officer effectively.

Course Objectives:
Upon completing this course, the student will be able to:
-  Explain the history and significant components of the San Jose Field Training Officer Model and the Police Training Officer Model programs.
- Identify techniques to improve the FTO’s interpersonal communication and report writing skills, use of leadership styles, ethical standards, and actions that avoid civil liability while training.
- Describe the roles and responsibilities of the field training officer, including the techniques for teaching adults, and engaging students with problem-based scenarios.  
- Observe, evaluate and document a trainee’s field performance while providing constructive feedback to improve trainee performance.
- Identify and apply effective remedial training strategies to improve trainee performance.
- Identify situations that contribute to felony assaults and accidental deaths suffered by law enforcement officers.

Methodologies:
This course is instructor led, and encompasses classroom lecture, discussion, reading assignments, PowerPoint presentations, group exercises, quizzes, and a final examination.
EventLocationDates
04/25/2022 Edneyville NC Justice Academy - Edneyville 04/25/2022 - 04/29/2022
06/06/2022 Edneyville NC Justice Academy - Edneyville 06/06/2022 - 06/10/2022
02/07/2022 Edneyville NC Justice Academy - Edneyville 02/07/2022 - 02/11/2022
12/06/2021 Edneyville NC Justice Academy - Edneyville 12/06/2021 - 12/10/2021
10/11/2021 Edneyville NC Justice Academy - Edneyville 10/11/2021 - 10/15/2021
10/25/21 (Salemburg) NC Justice Academy - Salemburg 10/25/2021 - 10/29/2021
Field Training Officer Supervisor This twenty-hour course is for law enforcement officers tasked with managing or supervising their agency’s field training program.  It will focus on the policies and procedures for proficiently managing and supervising a comprehensive and effective field training program.

Prerequisites:
The trainee must be a SWORN law enforcement officer, have completed a 32-40 hour field training officer course, OR be a law enforcement supervisor currently tasked with supervising a field training program.  

Course Goals:
To provide the knowledge and skills needed to manage and supervise a field training program effectively.

Course Objectives:
Upon completing this course, the student will be able to:
-  Differentiate between the basic structures of the FTO/PTO field training programs.
-  Identify key elements and outcomes of a successful field training program.
-  Properly select new field training officers
-  Incorporate proper evaluation and documentation procedures into an agency’s FTO/PTO
   Program

- Recognize and recommend remedial training strategies, including Problem Based Learning.

- Execute the various roles responsibilities that encompass effective supervision and management of a field training program

- Recognize civil liability issues that may affect the FTO/PTO program and staff

Methodologies:
This web-based course employs self-guided learning utilizing online reading assignments, PowerPoint presentations, quizzes, and a final examination.
This twenty-hour course is for law enforcement officers tasked with managing or supervising their agency’s field training program.  It will focus on the policies and procedures for proficiently managing and supervising a comprehensive and effective field training program.

Prerequisites:
The trainee must be a SWORN law enforcement officer, have completed a 32-40 hour field training officer course, OR be a law enforcement supervisor currently tasked with supervising a field training program.  

Course Goals:
To provide the knowledge and skills needed to manage and supervise a field training program effectively.

Course Objectives:
Upon completing this course, the student will be able to:
-  Differentiate between the basic structures of the FTO/PTO field training programs.
-  Identify key elements and outcomes of a successful field training program.
-  Properly select new field training officers
-  Incorporate proper evaluation and documentation procedures into an agency’s FTO/PTO
   Program

- Recognize and recommend remedial training strategies, including Problem Based Learning.

- Execute the various roles responsibilities that encompass effective supervision and management of a field training program

- Recognize civil liability issues that may affect the FTO/PTO program and staff

Methodologies:
This web-based course employs self-guided learning utilizing online reading assignments, PowerPoint presentations, quizzes, and a final examination.
EventLocationDates
11/1/21 (Web-Based) Web-Based 11/01/2021 - 11/20/2021
5/22/22 (Web-Based) Web-Based 05/22/2022 - 06/10/2022
2/22/22 (Web-Based) Web-Based 02/22/2022 - 03/13/2022
Firearms for Female Officers Who Should Attend:
Any female officer interested in becoming more proficient with their service handgun while learning concepts of ergonomics as it affects firearms training, learning the fundamentals of shooting.

Course Description:
To provide the information and skills necessary to effectively and efficiently utilize the service weapons and support equipment.

Course Objectives:
The student will be able to:
- Define Sight Alignment and Sight Picture
- Demonstrate the proper method to draw and fire a handgun.
- Demonstrate a proper on-hand and two-hand grip with a handgun
- Demonstrate the proper method to mount a rifle and shotgun.
- Demonstrate the proper method to deal with a malfunction.
- Demonstrate one-hand (Injured Officer) manipulation and firing of each duty weapon.

Course requirements:
Attendance is required for all class and range sessions.
Who Should Attend:
Any female officer interested in becoming more proficient with their service handgun while learning concepts of ergonomics as it affects firearms training, learning the fundamentals of shooting.

Course Description:
To provide the information and skills necessary to effectively and efficiently utilize the service weapons and support equipment.

Course Objectives:
The student will be able to:
- Define Sight Alignment and Sight Picture
- Demonstrate the proper method to draw and fire a handgun.
- Demonstrate a proper on-hand and two-hand grip with a handgun
- Demonstrate the proper method to mount a rifle and shotgun.
- Demonstrate the proper method to deal with a malfunction.
- Demonstrate one-hand (Injured Officer) manipulation and firing of each duty weapon.

Course requirements:
Attendance is required for all class and range sessions.
EventLocationDates
02/15/2022 Edneyville NC Justice Academy - Edneyville 02/15/2022 - 02/17/2022
05/17/2022 Edneyville NC Justice Academy - Edneyville 05/17/2022 - 05/19/2022
11/16/2021 Edneyville NC Justice Academy - Edneyville 11/16/2021 - 11/18/2021
4/11/22 (Salemburg) NC Justice Academy - Salemburg 04/11/2022 - 04/13/2022
First Line Supervision Who Should Attend:
New supervisors and supervisors who have not received formal supervisory training.

Course Objectives:

The student will be able to:
- Avoid liability problems arising from employment practices and field operations.
- Identify misconduct and corruption and be able to use appropriate techniques to prevent them.
- Determine and utilize motivational incentives to improve or cause high performance.
- Lead groups in consensus decision making and creative problem solving.
- Promote ethical practices in law enforcement and create a professional law enforcement culture.
  - Complete and receive results from a personality inventory.  
- Lead others through concepts of empowerment and transformation.
- Demonstrate supervising for results skills dealing with work performance and work habit problems.
- Utilize identified competencies of a leader to address factors in high performance by employees.
- Utilize at least three different techniques to forecast the future.
Who Should Attend:
New supervisors and supervisors who have not received formal supervisory training.

Course Objectives:

The student will be able to:
- Avoid liability problems arising from employment practices and field operations.
- Identify misconduct and corruption and be able to use appropriate techniques to prevent them.
- Determine and utilize motivational incentives to improve or cause high performance.
- Lead groups in consensus decision making and creative problem solving.
- Promote ethical practices in law enforcement and create a professional law enforcement culture.
  - Complete and receive results from a personality inventory.  
- Lead others through concepts of empowerment and transformation.
- Demonstrate supervising for results skills dealing with work performance and work habit problems.
- Utilize identified competencies of a leader to address factors in high performance by employees.
- Utilize at least three different techniques to forecast the future.
EventLocationDates
06/20/2022 Edneyville NC Justice Academy - Edneyville 06/20/2022 - 06/24/2022
01/24/2022 Edneyville NC Justice Academy - Edneyville 01/24/2022 - 01/28/2022
1/10/22 (Salemburg) NC Justice Academy - Salemburg 01/10/2022 - 01/14/2022
10/25/21 (Salemburg) NC Justice Academy - Salemburg 10/25/2021 - 10/29/2021
4/4/22 (Salemburg) NC Justice Academy - Salemburg 04/04/2022 - 04/08/2022
First Line Supervision for Detention Supervisors Course Objectives
The student will be able to:
- Avoid liability problems arising from employment practices and field operations.
- Identify misconduct and corruption and be able to use appropriate techniques to prevent them.
- Determine and utilize motivational incentives to improve or cause high performance.
- Lead groups in consensus decision making and creative problem solving.
- Promote ethical practices in a detention facility and create a professional detention culture.
- Complete and receive results from a personality inventory.
- Lead others through concepts of empowerment and transformation.
- Demonstrate supervising for results skills dealing with work performance and work habit problems.
- Utilize identified competencies of a leader to address factors in high performance by employees.

Who Should Attend
New detention supervisors who have not received formal supervisory training.
Course Objectives
The student will be able to:
- Avoid liability problems arising from employment practices and field operations.
- Identify misconduct and corruption and be able to use appropriate techniques to prevent them.
- Determine and utilize motivational incentives to improve or cause high performance.
- Lead groups in consensus decision making and creative problem solving.
- Promote ethical practices in a detention facility and create a professional detention culture.
- Complete and receive results from a personality inventory.
- Lead others through concepts of empowerment and transformation.
- Demonstrate supervising for results skills dealing with work performance and work habit problems.
- Utilize identified competencies of a leader to address factors in high performance by employees.

Who Should Attend
New detention supervisors who have not received formal supervisory training.
EventLocationDates
10/25/2021 Edneyville NC Justice Academy - Edneyville 10/25/2021 - 10/29/2021
05/16/2022 Edneyville NC Justice Academy - Edneyville 05/16/2022 - 05/20/2022
4/25/22 (Salemburg) NC Justice Academy - Salemburg 04/25/2022 - 04/29/2022
Flash Bangs Instructor Certification - Combined Tactical Systems (CTS) This course is taught by staff from Combined Tactical Systems and is part of a 4-day instructor certification program. Applicants may elect to attend the complete 4-day program at a cost of $695.00, or attend the individual course(s) of their choice. Cost of each individual course is listed in the tuition/fee box for the specific course offering (see below).

Course includes both classroom and range exercises focusing on the history, nomenclature, applications, use of force consideration, training and legalities of less lethal munitions, as well as integrating less lethal munitions into current departmental methods.

This course is taught by staff from Combined Tactical Systems and is part of a 4-day instructor certification program. Applicants may elect to attend the complete 4-day program at a cost of $695.00, or attend the individual course(s) of their choice. Cost of each individual course is listed in the tuition/fee box for the specific course offering (see below).

Course includes both classroom and range exercises focusing on the history, nomenclature, applications, use of force consideration, training and legalities of less lethal munitions, as well as integrating less lethal munitions into current departmental methods.

No Classes Available
Forensic Analysis for Patrol Officers Who Should Attend:
Patrol Officers, First Responders, Detectives, Supervisors, and those new to Crime Scene Investigations

Course Goal:
This three day course will focus on the procedures to take for a basic crime scene investigation conducted by first responders and patrol officers.  

Course Objectives:
Topics:
Crime Scene Security and Chain of Custody
Composition and Crime Scene Photography
Processing for Latent Prints
Searching, Sketching and Measuring a Crime Scene
Evidence Collection and Packaging
Scene Documentation and Report Writing
Gun Shot Residue Collection
Collecting Biological Evidence
The Processing Method

Methodologies:
Lecture, Demonstration, Practical Exercise


Who Should Attend:
Patrol Officers, First Responders, Detectives, Supervisors, and those new to Crime Scene Investigations

Course Goal:
This three day course will focus on the procedures to take for a basic crime scene investigation conducted by first responders and patrol officers.  

Course Objectives:
Topics:
Crime Scene Security and Chain of Custody
Composition and Crime Scene Photography
Processing for Latent Prints
Searching, Sketching and Measuring a Crime Scene
Evidence Collection and Packaging
Scene Documentation and Report Writing
Gun Shot Residue Collection
Collecting Biological Evidence
The Processing Method

Methodologies:
Lecture, Demonstration, Practical Exercise


No Classes Available
Forensic Analysis of Bloodstain Patterns This is a 40 hour basic intro course designed to enhance the student's understanding of how to analyze the bloodstain evidence at a crime scene in order to assist in an investigation.  The topics covered in this course will include:  
Bloodstain Pattern Analysis and Reconstruction
History and Development of Bloodstain Pattern Analysis
Health and Safety Precautions
Fluid Dynamics and Physical Characteristics of Blood
Limitations of Bloodstain Pattern Analysis
Identify Individuals Patterns of Spatter and Non-Spatter
Proper Documentation and Collection

Course requirements:
Attendance of 100% is required at all class sessions. Students are required to participate in all practical exercises.  A minimum score of 75% must be achieved on the final exam.
This is a 40 hour basic intro course designed to enhance the student's understanding of how to analyze the bloodstain evidence at a crime scene in order to assist in an investigation.  The topics covered in this course will include:  
Bloodstain Pattern Analysis and Reconstruction
History and Development of Bloodstain Pattern Analysis
Health and Safety Precautions
Fluid Dynamics and Physical Characteristics of Blood
Limitations of Bloodstain Pattern Analysis
Identify Individuals Patterns of Spatter and Non-Spatter
Proper Documentation and Collection

Course requirements:
Attendance of 100% is required at all class sessions. Students are required to participate in all practical exercises.  A minimum score of 75% must be achieved on the final exam.
EventLocationDates
03/28/2022 Edneyville NC Justice Academy - Edneyville 03/28/2022 - 04/01/2022
05/09/2022 Edneyville NC Justice Academy - Edneyville 05/09/2022 - 05/13/2022
12/13/2021 Edneyville NC Justice Academy - Edneyville 12/13/2021 - 12/17/2021
Forensic Analysis of Shooting Incidents Who Should Attend:
Detectives, Crime Scene Investigators, Patrol Officers, Supervisors

Course Goal:
To understand how to analyze the evidence related to a shooting incident.

Course Objectives:
Topics: Scene Reconstruction, Firearm Parts, Ballistics, Wounds, Bullet Holes, Ricochets, Chemical Field Testing, Impact Angle, Trajectory, Bullet Wipe, Stippling, Shooter Zones, Distance Determination, Serial Number Restoration, Death Scene Observations, and Report Writing.  

Methodologies:
Lecture, Demonstration, Practical Exercises

Who Should Attend:
Detectives, Crime Scene Investigators, Patrol Officers, Supervisors

Course Goal:
To understand how to analyze the evidence related to a shooting incident.

Course Objectives:
Topics: Scene Reconstruction, Firearm Parts, Ballistics, Wounds, Bullet Holes, Ricochets, Chemical Field Testing, Impact Angle, Trajectory, Bullet Wipe, Stippling, Shooter Zones, Distance Determination, Serial Number Restoration, Death Scene Observations, and Report Writing.  

Methodologies:
Lecture, Demonstration, Practical Exercises

EventLocationDates
11/01/2021 Edneyville NC Justice Academy - Edneyville 11/01/2021 - 11/05/2021
04/04/2022 Edneyville NC Justice Academy - Edneyville 04/04/2022 - 04/08/2022
02/07/2022 Edneyville NC Justice Academy - Edneyville 02/07/2022 - 02/11/2022
FTA Alcohol Testing Program - FTA Alcohol Screening Test Device (ASTD) This optional course is designed to enhance an officer’s proficiency in the use of the Alcohol Screening Test device utilized at driving while impaired (DWI) arrests in compliance with 10A NCAC 41B .0502(b)(4).
This optional course is designed to enhance an officer’s proficiency in the use of the Alcohol Screening Test device utilized at driving while impaired (DWI) arrests in compliance with 10A NCAC 41B .0502(b)(4).
EventLocationDates
FTA Alcohol Screening Test Device (ASTD) - Winterville 5 Pitt Community College Law Enforcement Training Center 10/11/2021 - 10/11/2021
FTA Alcohol Testing Program - FTA Alcohol Screening Test Device (ASTD) - Region 5 This optional course is designed to enhance an officer’s proficiency in the use of the Alcohol Screening Test device utilized at driving while impaired (DWI) arrests in compliance with 10A NCAC 41B .0502(b)(4).
This optional course is designed to enhance an officer’s proficiency in the use of the Alcohol Screening Test device utilized at driving while impaired (DWI) arrests in compliance with 10A NCAC 41B .0502(b)(4).
EventLocationDates
FTA Alcohol Screening Test Device (ASTD) - 12/10/2021 (Troy) Troy Police Department 12/10/2021 - 12/10/2021
FTA Alcohol Screening Test Device (ASTD) - 11/12/2021 (Fayetteville) Cumberland County Sheriff's Office Training Center 11/12/2021 - 11/12/2021
FTA Alcohol Testing Program - FTA INTOX EC/IR II Operator - Region 1 The Breath Alcohol Testing Basic Operator Training Course is also known as the Intox EC/IR II Operator Evidential Breath Alcohol Testing. This course teaches law enforcement officers how to operate the breath testing instrument and earn a Chemical Analyst permit.

This is a multi-dimensional training that allows students hands-on experience testing an impaired person as well as seeing first-hand the impaired effects of measured alcohol content.
The Breath Alcohol Testing Basic Operator Training Course is also known as the Intox EC/IR II Operator Evidential Breath Alcohol Testing. This course teaches law enforcement officers how to operate the breath testing instrument and earn a Chemical Analyst permit.

This is a multi-dimensional training that allows students hands-on experience testing an impaired person as well as seeing first-hand the impaired effects of measured alcohol content.
EventLocationDates
INTOX EC/IR II Operator - Region 1 - 09/20/21 (Asheville) A-B Tech Law Enforcement Training Center Room 202 09/20/2021 - 09/24/2021
FTA Alcohol Testing Program - FTA INTOX EC/IR II Operator - Region 2 The Breath Alcohol Testing Basic Operator Training Course is also known as the Intox EC/IR II Operator Evidential Breath Alcohol Testing. This course teaches law enforcement officers how to operate the breath testing instrument and earn a Chemical Analyst permit.

This is a multi-dimensional training that allows students hands-on experience testing an impaired person as well as seeing first-hand the impaired effects of measured alcohol content.
The Breath Alcohol Testing Basic Operator Training Course is also known as the Intox EC/IR II Operator Evidential Breath Alcohol Testing. This course teaches law enforcement officers how to operate the breath testing instrument and earn a Chemical Analyst permit.

This is a multi-dimensional training that allows students hands-on experience testing an impaired person as well as seeing first-hand the impaired effects of measured alcohol content.
EventLocationDates
INTOX EC/IR II Operator - Region 2 - 10/18/21 (Charlotte) Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Training Academy 10/18/2021 - 10/22/2021
INTOX EC/IR II Operator - Region 2 - 12/06/21 (Charlotte) Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Freedom Division Office 12/06/2021 - 12/10/2021
INTOX EC/IR II Operator - Region 2 - 10/11/21 (Charlotte) Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Training Academy 10/11/2021 - 10/15/2021
INTOX EC/IR II Operator - Region 2 - 09/20/21 (Charlotte) Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Training Academy 09/20/2021 - 09/24/2021
FTA Alcohol Testing Program - FTA INTOX EC/IR II Operator - Region 3 The Breath Alcohol Testing Basic Operator Training Course is also known as the Intox EC/IR II Operator Evidential Breath Alcohol Testing. This course teaches law enforcement officers how to operate the breath testing instrument and earn a Chemical Analyst permit.

This is a multi-dimensional training that allows students hands-on experience testing an impaired person as well as seeing first-hand the impaired effects of measured alcohol content.
The Breath Alcohol Testing Basic Operator Training Course is also known as the Intox EC/IR II Operator Evidential Breath Alcohol Testing. This course teaches law enforcement officers how to operate the breath testing instrument and earn a Chemical Analyst permit.

This is a multi-dimensional training that allows students hands-on experience testing an impaired person as well as seeing first-hand the impaired effects of measured alcohol content.
EventLocationDates
INTOX EC/IR II Operator - Region 3 - 11/15/21 (Lexington) Lexington Police Training Center 11/15/2021 - 11/19/2021
FTA Alcohol Testing Program - FTA INTOX EC/IR II Operator - Region 4 The Breath Alcohol Testing Basic Operator Training Course is also known as the Intox EC/IR II Operator Evidential Breath Alcohol Testing. This course teaches law enforcement officers how to operate the breath testing instrument and earn a Chemical Analyst permit.

This is a multi-dimensional training that allows students hands-on experience testing an impaired person as well as seeing first-hand the impaired effects of measured alcohol content.
The Breath Alcohol Testing Basic Operator Training Course is also known as the Intox EC/IR II Operator Evidential Breath Alcohol Testing. This course teaches law enforcement officers how to operate the breath testing instrument and earn a Chemical Analyst permit.

This is a multi-dimensional training that allows students hands-on experience testing an impaired person as well as seeing first-hand the impaired effects of measured alcohol content.
EventLocationDates
INTOX EC/IR II Operator - Region 4 - 10/04/21 (Raleigh) Wake County Law Enforcement Training Center 10/04/2021 - 10/08/2021
INTOX EC/IR II Operator - Region 4 - 11/15/21 (Durham) Durham Police Department 11/15/2021 - 11/19/2021
INTOX EC/IR II Operator - Region 4 - 09/20/21 (Garner) North Carolina Highway Patrol Training Academy 09/20/2021 - 09/24/2021
INTOX EC/IR II Operator - Region 4 - 12/06/21 (Raleigh) Wake County Law Enforcement Training Center 12/06/2021 - 12/10/2021
FTA Alcohol Testing Program - FTA INTOX EC/IR II Operator - Region 5 The Breath Alcohol Testing Basic Operator Training Course is also known as the Intox EC/IR II Operator Evidential Breath Alcohol Testing. This course teaches law enforcement officers how to operate the breath testing instrument and earn a Chemical Analyst permit.

This is a multi-dimensional training that allows students hands-on experience testing an impaired person as well as seeing first-hand the impaired effects of measured alcohol content.
The Breath Alcohol Testing Basic Operator Training Course is also known as the Intox EC/IR II Operator Evidential Breath Alcohol Testing. This course teaches law enforcement officers how to operate the breath testing instrument and earn a Chemical Analyst permit.

This is a multi-dimensional training that allows students hands-on experience testing an impaired person as well as seeing first-hand the impaired effects of measured alcohol content.
EventLocationDates
INTOX EC/IR II Operator - Region 5 - 10/11/2021 (Clayton) Clayton Police Department 10/11/2021 - 10/15/2021
INTOX EC/IR II Operator - Region 5 - 11/01/21 (Fayetteville) Cumberland County Sheriff's Office Training Center 11/01/2021 - 11/05/2021
FTA Alcohol Testing Program - FTA INTOX EC/IR II Operator - Region 6 The Breath Alcohol Testing Basic Operator Training Course is also known as the Intox EC/IR II Operator Evidential Breath Alcohol Testing. This course teaches law enforcement officers how to operate the breath testing instrument and earn a Chemical Analyst permit.

This is a multi-dimensional training that allows students hands-on experience testing an impaired person as well as seeing first-hand the impaired effects of measured alcohol content.
The Breath Alcohol Testing Basic Operator Training Course is also known as the Intox EC/IR II Operator Evidential Breath Alcohol Testing. This course teaches law enforcement officers how to operate the breath testing instrument and earn a Chemical Analyst permit.

This is a multi-dimensional training that allows students hands-on experience testing an impaired person as well as seeing first-hand the impaired effects of measured alcohol content.
EventLocationDates
INTOX EC/IR II Operator - Region 6 - 10/11/21 (Wilson) Coastal Plain Law Enforcement Training Center 10/11/2021 - 10/15/2021
FTA Alcohol Testing Program - FTA INTOX EC/IR II Operator - Region 7 The Breath Alcohol Testing Basic Operator Training Course is also known as the Intox EC/IR II Operator Evidential Breath Alcohol Testing. This course teaches law enforcement officers how to operate the breath testing instrument and earn a Chemical Analyst permit.

This is a multi-dimensional training that allows students hands-on experience testing an impaired person as well as seeing first-hand the impaired effects of measured alcohol content.
The Breath Alcohol Testing Basic Operator Training Course is also known as the Intox EC/IR II Operator Evidential Breath Alcohol Testing. This course teaches law enforcement officers how to operate the breath testing instrument and earn a Chemical Analyst permit.

This is a multi-dimensional training that allows students hands-on experience testing an impaired person as well as seeing first-hand the impaired effects of measured alcohol content.
EventLocationDates
INTOX EC/IR II Operator - Region 7 - 11/01/21 (Jacksonville) Jacksonville Police Department 11/01/2021 - 11/05/2021
INTOX EC/IR II Operator - Region 7 - 12/06/21 (Oak Island) Oak Island Police Department 12/06/2021 - 12/10/2021
INTOX EC/IR II Operator - Region 7 - 10/04/2021 (Leland) Leland Police Department 10/04/2021 - 10/08/2021
FTA Alcohol Testing Program - FTA INTOX EC/IR II Recertification - Region 1 This is a recertification course for chemical analysts to attend every two years and demonstrate a continuing ability to perform accurate and reliable chemical analyses of the breath.
This is a recertification course for chemical analysts to attend every two years and demonstrate a continuing ability to perform accurate and reliable chemical analyses of the breath.
EventLocationDates
INTOX EC/IR II Recertification - Region 1 - 10/13/21 (Bryson City) Swain County Business Education and Training Center 10/13/2021 - 10/13/2021
INTOX EC/IR II Recertification - Region 1 - 10/12/21 (Bryson City) Swain County Business Education and Training Center 10/12/2021 - 10/12/2021
INTOX EC/IR II Recertification - Region 1 - 11/16/21 (Asheville) A-B Tech Law Enforcement Training Center Room 202 11/16/2021 - 11/16/2021
INTOX EC/IR II Recertification - Region 1 - 11/17/21 (Asheville) A-B Tech Law Enforcement Training Center Room 202 11/17/2021 - 11/17/2021
INTOX EC/IR II Recertification - Region 1 - 11/15/21 (Asheville) A-B Tech Law Enforcement Training Center Room 202 11/15/2021 - 11/15/2021
FTA Alcohol Testing Program - FTA INTOX EC/IR II Recertification - Region 2 This is a recertification course for chemical analysts to attend every two years and demonstrate a continuing ability to perform accurate and reliable chemical analyses of the breath.
This is a recertification course for chemical analysts to attend every two years and demonstrate a continuing ability to perform accurate and reliable chemical analyses of the breath.
EventLocationDates
INTOX EC/IR II Recertification - Region 2 - 10/08/21 (Newton) NCSHP Troop F Headquarters 10/08/2021 - 10/08/2021
INTOX EC/IR II Recertification - Region 2 - 10/07/21 (Newton) NCSHP Troop F Headquarters 10/07/2021 - 10/07/2021
INTOX EC/IR II Recertification - Region 2 - 10/06/21 (Newton) NCSHP Troop F Headquarters 10/06/2021 - 10/06/2021
INTOX EC/IR II Recertification - Region 2 - 10/05/21 (Newton) NCSHP Troop F Headquarters 10/05/2021 - 10/05/2021
INTOX EC/IR II Recertification - Region 2 - 10/04/21 (Newton) NCSHP Troop F Headquarters 10/04/2021 - 10/04/2021
FTA Alcohol Testing Program - FTA INTOX EC/IR II Recertification - Region 3 This is a recertification course for chemical analysts to attend every two years and demonstrate a continuing ability to perform accurate and reliable chemical analyses of the breath.
This is a recertification course for chemical analysts to attend every two years and demonstrate a continuing ability to perform accurate and reliable chemical analyses of the breath.
EventLocationDates
INTOX EC/IR II Recertification - Region 3 - 11/5/21 (Banner Elk) Banner Elk Police Department 11/05/2021 - 11/05/2021
INTOX EC/IR II Recertification - Region 3 - 11/4/21 (Banner Elk) Banner Elk Police Department 11/04/2021 - 11/04/2021
FTA Alcohol Testing Program - FTA INTOX EC/IR II Recertification - Region 4 This is a recertification course for chemical analysts to attend every two years and demonstrate a continuing ability to perform accurate and reliable chemical analyses of the breath.
This is a recertification course for chemical analysts to attend every two years and demonstrate a continuing ability to perform accurate and reliable chemical analyses of the breath.
EventLocationDates
INTOX EC/IR II Recertification - Region 4 - 11/09/21 (Durham) Durham Police Department 11/09/2021 - 11/09/2021
INTOX EC/IR II Recertification - Region 4 - 11/12/21 (Durham) Durham Police Department 11/12/2021 - 11/12/2021
INTOX EC/IR II Recertification - Region 4 - 11/30/21 (Raleigh) Wake County Law Enforcement Training Center 11/30/2021 - 11/30/2021
INTOX EC/IR II Recertification - Region 4 - 10/14/21 (Raleigh) Wake County Law Enforcement Training Center 10/14/2021 - 10/14/2021
INTOX EC/IR II Recertification - Region 4 - 12/02/21 (Raleigh) Wake County Law Enforcement Training Center 12/02/2021 - 12/02/2021
INTOX EC/IR II Recertification - Region 4 - 10/11/21 (Raleigh) Wake County Law Enforcement Training Center 10/11/2021 - 10/11/2021
INTOX EC/IR II Recertification - Region 4 - 10/12/21 (Raleigh) Wake County Law Enforcement Training Center 10/12/2021 - 10/12/2021
INTOX EC/IR II Recertification - Region 4 - 12/01/21 (Raleigh) Wake County Law Enforcement Training Center 12/01/2021 - 12/01/2021
INTOX EC/IR II Recertification - Region 4 - 12/03/21 (Raleigh) Wake County Law Enforcement Training Center 12/03/2021 - 12/03/2021
INTOX EC/IR II Recertification - Region 4 - 11/08/21 (Durham) Durham Police Department 11/08/2021 - 11/08/2021
INTOX EC/IR II Recertification - Region 4 - 10/13/21 (Raleigh) Wake County Law Enforcement Training Center 10/13/2021 - 10/13/2021
INTOX EC/IR II Recertification - Region 4 - 11/10/21 (Durham) Durham Police Department 11/10/2021 - 11/10/2021
FTA Alcohol Testing Program - FTA INTOX EC/IR II Recertification - Region 5 This is a recertification course for chemical analysts to attend every two years and demonstrate a continuing ability to perform accurate and reliable chemical analyses of the breath.
This is a recertification course for chemical analysts to attend every two years and demonstrate a continuing ability to perform accurate and reliable chemical analyses of the breath.
EventLocationDates
INTOX EC/IR II Recertification - Region 5 - 11/09/21 (Fayetteville) Cumberland County Sheriff's Office Training Center 11/09/2021 - 11/09/2021
INTOX EC/IR II Recertification - Region 5 - 10/07/21 (Clayton) Clayton Police Department 10/07/2021 - 10/07/2021
INTOX EC/IR II Recertification - Region 5 - 11/10/21 (Fayetteville) Cumberland County Sheriff's Office Training Center 11/10/2021 - 11/10/2021
INTOX EC/IR II Recertification - Region 5 - 11/08/21 (Fayetteville) Cumberland County Sheriff's Office Training Center 11/08/2021 - 11/08/2021
INTOX EC/IR II Recertification - Region 5 - 10/06/21 (Clayton) Clayton Police Department 10/06/2021 - 10/06/2021
INTOX EC/IR II Recertification - Region 5 - 10/05/21 (Clayton) Clayton Police Department 10/05/2021 - 10/05/2021
FTA Alcohol Testing Program - FTA INTOX EC/IR II Recertification - Region 6 This is a recertification course for chemical analysts to attend every two years and demonstrate a continuing ability to perform accurate and reliable chemical analyses of the breath.
This is a recertification course for chemical analysts to attend every two years and demonstrate a continuing ability to perform accurate and reliable chemical analyses of the breath.
EventLocationDates
INTOX EC/IR II Recertification - Region 6 - 12/09/21 (Goldsboro) Wayne Community College 12/09/2021 - 12/09/2021
INTOX EC/IR II Recertification - Region 6 - 11/09/21 (Ayden) Ayden Police Department 11/09/2021 - 11/09/2021
INTOX EC/IR II Recertification - Region 6 - 10/04/21 (Ayden) Ayden Police Department 10/04/2021 - 10/04/2021
INTOX EC/IR II Recertification - Region 6 - 11/10/21 (Ayden) Ayden Police Department 11/10/2021 - 11/10/2021
INTOX EC/IR II Recertification - Region 6 - 12/07/21 (Goldsboro) Wayne Community College 12/07/2021 - 12/07/2021
INTOX EC/IR II Recertification - Region 6 - 10/07/21 (Goldsboro) Wayne Community College 10/07/2021 - 10/07/2021
INTOX EC/IR II Recertification - Region 6 - 10/01/21 (Ayden) Ayden Police Department 10/01/2021 - 10/01/2021
INTOX EC/IR II Recertification - Region 6 - 12/06/21 (Goldsboro) Wayne Community College 12/06/2021 - 12/06/2021
INTOX EC/IR II Recertification - Region 6 - 12/08/21 (Goldsboro) Wayne Community College 12/08/2021 - 12/08/2021
INTOX EC/IR II Recertification - Region 6 - 10/05/21 (Ayden) Ayden Police Department 10/05/2021 - 10/05/2021
FTA Alcohol Testing Program - FTA INTOX EC/IR II Recertification - Region 7 This is a recertification course for chemical analysts to attend every two years and demonstrate a continuing ability to perform accurate and reliable chemical analyses of the breath.
This is a recertification course for chemical analysts to attend every two years and demonstrate a continuing ability to perform accurate and reliable chemical analyses of the breath.
EventLocationDates
INTOX EC/IR II Recertification - Region 7 - 09/30/21 (Leland) Leland Police Department 09/30/2021 - 09/30/2021
INTOX EC/IR II Recertification - Region 7 - 12/01/21 (Oak Island) Oak Island Police Department 12/01/2021 - 12/01/2021
INTOX EC/IR II Recertification - Region 7 - 11/10/21 (Jacksonville) Jacksonville Police Department 11/10/2021 - 11/10/2021
INTOX EC/IR II Recertification - Region 7 - 11/08/21 (Jacksonville) Jacksonville Police Department 11/08/2021 - 11/08/2021
INTOX EC/IR II Recertification - Region 7 - 10/01/21 (Leland) Leland Police Department 10/01/2021 - 10/01/2021
INTOX EC/IR II Recertification - Region 7 - 12/02/21 (Oak Island) Oak Island Police Department 12/02/2021 - 12/02/2021
INTOX EC/IR II Recertification - Region 7 - 11/09/21 (Jacksonville) Jacksonville Police Department 11/09/2021 - 11/09/2021
Fundamentals of Law Enforcement Driving Who Should Attend
This course is intended for sworn North Carolina law enforcement officers.

Course Goal
To provide the student with a refresher of operating a vehicle while performing the functions of a law enforcement officer and driver. Instruction includes both classroom lecture and driving range practical exercises.

Course Objectives
At the end of this block of instruction, the participant will be able to achieve the following objectives in accordance with information received during the instructional period:
- Demonstrate the acceptable use of occupant protection devices during quick entry/exit practical exercises.
- Identify the below listed components of the driving system and discuss their relationship to law enforcement driving maneuvers and crash causes.
a. Environment
b. Vehicle
c. Driver
- Identify the acronym “SIPDE” and explain its relationship to a driving style that is low-risk, high gain.
- Identify the driving maneuvers that frequently contribute to law enforcement vehicular collisions.
- List acceptable collision avoidance methods.
- Identify factors that may impair vision and special considerations required while performing nighttime driving.
- Identify factors to consider for vehicular pursuits and emergency responses
- Identify the types and limitations of emergency warning devices on law enforcement vehicles.
- Identify methods that will aid in the effective use of a law enforcement radio during an emergency response.
- Identify the legal and liability issues concerning law enforcement vehicular operations to include:
a. Operator’s negligence
b. Vehicular pursuit
c. “Failure to protect” theory
d. North Carolina General Statutes
- Identify the six “C’s” to consider while conducting a known risk vehicle stop.
- Complete a practical exercise concerning each student agency’s emergency response and pursuit policy, or the Attorney General’s Model Policy.
- Demonstrate the ability to use acceptable vehicle control methods by successfully completing the following practical exercises:
a. Offset Lane Maneuver
b. Fixed Radius Curve
c. Precision Exercise
d. Quick Entry/Exit (Stress/non-stressed)
e. Pursuit Driving (Modified)
Who Should Attend
This course is intended for sworn North Carolina law enforcement officers.

Course Goal
To provide the student with a refresher of operating a vehicle while performing the functions of a law enforcement officer and driver. Instruction includes both classroom lecture and driving range practical exercises.

Course Objectives
At the end of this block of instruction, the participant will be able to achieve the following objectives in accordance with information received during the instructional period:
- Demonstrate the acceptable use of occupant protection devices during quick entry/exit practical exercises.
- Identify the below listed components of the driving system and discuss their relationship to law enforcement driving maneuvers and crash causes.
a. Environment
b. Vehicle
c. Driver
- Identify the acronym “SIPDE” and explain its relationship to a driving style that is low-risk, high gain.
- Identify the driving maneuvers that frequently contribute to law enforcement vehicular collisions.
- List acceptable collision avoidance methods.
- Identify factors that may impair vision and special considerations required while performing nighttime driving.
- Identify factors to consider for vehicular pursuits and emergency responses
- Identify the types and limitations of emergency warning devices on law enforcement vehicles.
- Identify methods that will aid in the effective use of a law enforcement radio during an emergency response.
- Identify the legal and liability issues concerning law enforcement vehicular operations to include:
a. Operator’s negligence
b. Vehicular pursuit
c. “Failure to protect” theory
d. North Carolina General Statutes
- Identify the six “C’s” to consider while conducting a known risk vehicle stop.
- Complete a practical exercise concerning each student agency’s emergency response and pursuit policy, or the Attorney General’s Model Policy.
- Demonstrate the ability to use acceptable vehicle control methods by successfully completing the following practical exercises:
a. Offset Lane Maneuver
b. Fixed Radius Curve
c. Precision Exercise
d. Quick Entry/Exit (Stress/non-stressed)
e. Pursuit Driving (Modified)
EventLocationDates
3/15/22 (Salemburg) NC Justice Academy - Salemburg 03/15/2022 - 03/17/2022
General Criminal Investigations Who Should Attend

This course is designed for law enforcement officers assigned to the investigations section of their agency or for those tasked with the responsibility of conducting felony criminal investigations.

Course Goal

This course is intended as a foundational course that will teach the student broad yet fundamental investigative procedures. The material covered will provide the knowledge and skills necessary to conduct a thorough criminal investigation beginning with the initial law enforcement response and ending with a successful prosecution.

Course Objectives

>    Discuss the methodology of a successful criminal investigation.
>    Discover theories associated with criminal cognition.
>    Identify the characteristics of a successful investigator.
>    List the ways in which an investigative narrative is used to determine the truth.
>    Identify the preliminary investigative procedures required in any investigation.
>    Discuss crime scene tasks and areas of responsibility for the lead investigator.
>    Explore the proper techniques for interaction with the media.
>    List considerations for when a suspect is in custody at the investigators arrival on scene.
>    Discuss techniques utilized in developing investigative leads.
>    Learn the proper steps in collecting a statement from a person involved in an investigation.
>    Examine some of the basic steps in the interview process.
>    Name several of the common actions done in the follow-up portion of an investigation.
>    Identify the necessary considerations of working with informants.
>    Discuss evaluating and tracing the suspect along with documenting negative evidence.
>    List valuable investigative resources.
>    Discover the proper techniques used in case file preparation and report writing.
>    Examine data collected from a survey submitted by District Attorneys from across the state.
>    Discuss concerns associated with trial preparation and testifying in court.

Methodologies
This course employs lecture, discussion, practical exercises and demonstrations.

Course Requirements
Attendance is required at all sessions. Students must achieve a minimum score of 70% on a written test which will be given at the conclusion of the course.


There is an agency limit of four (4).
Who Should Attend

This course is designed for law enforcement officers assigned to the investigations section of their agency or for those tasked with the responsibility of conducting felony criminal investigations.

Course Goal

This course is intended as a foundational course that will teach the student broad yet fundamental investigative procedures. The material covered will provide the knowledge and skills necessary to conduct a thorough criminal investigation beginning with the initial law enforcement response and ending with a successful prosecution.

Course Objectives

>    Discuss the methodology of a successful criminal investigation.
>    Discover theories associated with criminal cognition.
>    Identify the characteristics of a successful investigator.
>    List the ways in which an investigative narrative is used to determine the truth.
>    Identify the preliminary investigative procedures required in any investigation.
>    Discuss crime scene tasks and areas of responsibility for the lead investigator.
>    Explore the proper techniques for interaction with the media.
>    List considerations for when a suspect is in custody at the investigators arrival on scene.
>    Discuss techniques utilized in developing investigative leads.
>    Learn the proper steps in collecting a statement from a person involved in an investigation.
>    Examine some of the basic steps in the interview process.
>    Name several of the common actions done in the follow-up portion of an investigation.
>    Identify the necessary considerations of working with informants.
>    Discuss evaluating and tracing the suspect along with documenting negative evidence.
>    List valuable investigative resources.
>    Discover the proper techniques used in case file preparation and report writing.
>    Examine data collected from a survey submitted by District Attorneys from across the state.
>    Discuss concerns associated with trial preparation and testifying in court.

Methodologies
This course employs lecture, discussion, practical exercises and demonstrations.

Course Requirements
Attendance is required at all sessions. Students must achieve a minimum score of 70% on a written test which will be given at the conclusion of the course.


There is an agency limit of four (4).
EventLocationDates
04/04/2022 Edneyville NC Justice Academy - Edneyville 04/04/2022 - 04/08/2022
6/20/22 (Salemburg) NC Justice Academy - Salemburg 06/20/2022 - 06/24/2022
12/6/21 ONLINE ONLINE 12/06/2021 - 12/10/2021
2/21/22 (Salemburg) NC Justice Academy - Salemburg 02/21/2022 - 02/25/2022
Human Trafficking Protocol Training for Law Enforcement Who Should Attend:
Officers, investigators, supervisors, victim-witness coordinators and anyone else who interacts with possible victims of human trafficking while responding to or investigation of calls for service.

Course Objectives:
The student will be able to:
- Define human trafficking according to federal and state law.
- Compare and contrast human trafficking and human smuggling.
- Define and describe the dynamics of human trafficking and their traumatic effects upon victims.
- Identify various forms of exploitation associated with human trafficking.
- Discuss strategies for victim identification.
- Identify and discuss methods of effective response and investigation of human trafficking.
- Identify and discuss possible assistance for victims.
- Identify and discuss possible resources for law enforcement.
- Identify visa provisions for human trafficking victims and actions required of law enforcement in these actions.
- Demonstrate knowledge of concepts learned through practice exercise.

Who Should Attend:
Officers, investigators, supervisors, victim-witness coordinators and anyone else who interacts with possible victims of human trafficking while responding to or investigation of calls for service.

Course Objectives:
The student will be able to:
- Define human trafficking according to federal and state law.
- Compare and contrast human trafficking and human smuggling.
- Define and describe the dynamics of human trafficking and their traumatic effects upon victims.
- Identify various forms of exploitation associated with human trafficking.
- Discuss strategies for victim identification.
- Identify and discuss methods of effective response and investigation of human trafficking.
- Identify and discuss possible assistance for victims.
- Identify and discuss possible resources for law enforcement.
- Identify visa provisions for human trafficking victims and actions required of law enforcement in these actions.
- Demonstrate knowledge of concepts learned through practice exercise.

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Impact Munitions Instructor Certification This course is taught by staff from Combined Tactical Systems and is part of a 4-day instructor certification program. Applicants may elect to attend the complete 4-day program at a cost of $695.00, or attend the individual course(s) of their choice. Cost of each individual course is  listed in the tuition/fee box for the specific course offering (see below).

Course includes both classroom and range exercises focusing on the history, nomenclature, applications, use of force consideration, training and legalities of less lethal munitions, as well as integrating less lethal munitions into current departmental methods.
This course is taught by staff from Combined Tactical Systems and is part of a 4-day instructor certification program. Applicants may elect to attend the complete 4-day program at a cost of $695.00, or attend the individual course(s) of their choice. Cost of each individual course is  listed in the tuition/fee box for the specific course offering (see below).

Course includes both classroom and range exercises focusing on the history, nomenclature, appl