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In-Service: Law Enforcement
Credit Hours: 34 Career and 1 Legal
This course will improve your proficiency in the use of police traffic RADAR/LIDAR and develop your instructional skills sufficiently to present the training programs to other law enforcement personnel.
You will learn the characteristics of different types of stationary and moving RADAR units. In addition, you will be coached in the use of instructional methods that emphasize the need for complete equipment familiarity on the part of the RADAR operator. Various aspects of RADAR use, such as the Doppler principle, legal requirements and the relationship of RADAR speed measurement to the overall speed enforcement program will be taught and you will participate in practical exercises utilizing a variety of RADAR equipment.
You will also learn the history and theory behind the development of Lasers. You will participate in "hands-on" practical exercises to become proficient in their use. In addition, we will review teaching methods for this subject and give you an opportunity to refine your instructional skills.
Student Responsibilities: Successfully completed or Certified DCJS General Instructor.
Since this is an instructor certification course, all officers are required to have 2 years prior experience operating radar. Prior lidar experience is not prerequisite.
Each officer will be required to prepare a lesson plan and make a short presentation before the entire class.
Students are asked to review their radar operator manual prior to attending.
Required Equipment: Each office is required to have a basic scientific calculator capable of trigonometric functions (sin, cos, tan) such as a Texas Instrument TI-30. (These calculators cost less than $20.00).
Police Unit and radar/lidar equipment currently being used (police unit and radar/lidar unit may be shared by two participants from a jurisdiction).
Registration: To register, please follow the Academy's registration procedures. Contact Mrs. Peggy Damron, Registrar, to enroll by emailing her at firstname.lastname@example.org. This class is limited to 20 students.
In Service: Law Enforcement
Credit Hours: 5 Career Development, 1 Legal
This program is designed to sharpen awareness about regulatory requirements imposed on the for-hire transportation industry and will be open to all sworn officers as well as civilian personnel who have responsibility for taxi regulations and codes compliance officials.
Topics will include:
This class will be conducted by DMV special agents assigned to the Commercial Compliance group who work with the subject matter on a daily basis.
There is no charge for this training. To register contact Peggy Damron at (757) 223-8865 or email at email@example.com.
The Academy is partnering with the Commonwealth's Attorneys' Service Council to provide Cops in Court.
This course focuses on increasing the ability of law enforcement officers to communicate effectively and confidently in the courtroom. With the goal of assisting officers in presenting testimony in a professional, accurate and convincing manner, the course topics include:
While the course is structured around a DUI case, it will develop skills useful for officers who testify in all types bench and jury trials.
Discussions of direct examination and the goals of cross-examination will enable law enforcement officers to better understand the nature of their own testimony, anticipate what questions might be asked of them, and increase their credibility on the witness stand. We will examine the various types of cross-examinations strategies, highlight particular areas subject to attack, and discuss how to avoid pitfalls. Lunch is provided.
Adapted for Virginia from NHTSA's "Cops in Court" program, this training presented by the Commonwealth's Attorneys' Services Council without charge.
Students attending will receive a PIC-3 from the Commonwealth's Attorneys' Service Council.
For more information, please contact Mr. Ed Hibbard at firstname.lastname@example.org. or (757) 253-4994.
In-Service: Law Enforcement.
Credit Hours: 24 Career Development.
To register or for more information please contact, MPO Craig at (757) 514-7937
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