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Hampton Roads Criminal Justice Training Academy


Specialized Training Course Announcements


Listed below are available specialized training classes which will provide in-service credit for the participant. Classes are listed in alphabetical order. Students may be registered by mail, e-mail: tameka.guild@hampton.gov, or FAX: (757) 595-1801 with the academy registrar. Please fill out our Course Registration Form to register for these classes.


Course Listings

A REVIVE! Training of Trainers

Classification : Specialized Training
Where : Hampton Roads Criminal Justice Training Academy
When : May 2, 2017
Description :
Time: 1200-1500

In-Service: Law Enforcement, Court Security/Civil Process, Jailors/Custodial

Credit Hours: 3 Career Development

Are you a law enforcement agency that wishes t have your personnel able to respond to possible opioid overdose situations with the use of Naloxone?

If so, are you aware that the Code of Virginia(54.1-3408)* allows LEOs (and firefighters) as defined in 9.1-101** to carry and administer naloxone if they have completed a training program.

The Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS) offers REVIVE! Training for Law Enforcement personnel which was developed in consultation with the Department of Criminal Justice Services and has been approve by the Board of Pharmacy.

At the request of local Chiefs and Sheriffs and, in collaboration with the Hampton Roads Criminal Justice Training Academy, staff from DBHDS will offer a Train the Trainers for Law Enforcement in your region.

Come to a REVIVE! Training of Trainers event to learn:
  • How opioid overdoses happen and how naloxone works

  • How to recognize overdoses, risk factors for overdoses, and myths about overdose reversal

  • How to administer naloxone

  • How to teach other Law Enforcement personnel to do all of these things

  • How to plan, prepare for, and lead your own REVIVE! Lay Rescuer training events for other Law Enforcement Personnel.


  • To register please follow the Academy registration procedures

    Questions: Amira turner (804) 786-0464 (DBHDS Contact)

    Advanced Supervision and Management (ASAM)

    Classification : Specialized Training
    Where : Hampton Roads Criminal Justice Training Academy
    When : May 16-17, 2017
    Description :
    Time: 0700-1545

    In-Service: Law Enforcement, Jailor/Custodial and Court Security/Civil Process.

    Credit Hours: 12 Career Development, 4 Legal.

    Max Students: 45

    This class will be taught by Randy Means, J.D., a nationally recognized expert in police management and related legal issues. This is not an ordinary supervision and leadership program. Rather, it deals with a variety of supervisory and managerial responsibilities that are non-negotiable. Supervisory styles can and will vary from supervisor to supervisor but adherence to certain key principles cannot. Leaders absolutely must put employees on clear notice of organizational standards. Those standards must be consistently enforced. Sanctions must be consistent and proportionate. This cannot vary from supervisor to supervisor; overarching consistency must be maintained from workgroup to workgroup. This requires a systemic approach to handling what historically was left to individual supervisory and managerial discretions. The program demonstrates the need for organizational solutions to organizational problems and emphasizes proper roles and responsibilities of various members of the leadership team from first-line supervisors to administrators. This program is for law enforcement leaders at all levels, and especially including command staff.

    Topics Include:
  • Supervisory Roles and Responsibilities
  • Managing Supervisory Discretion
  • Strengthening Organizational Culture
  • Enhanced Supervision Techniques
  • Professional Standards & Employee Morale
  • Constructive Confrontation
  • Methods & Styles of Influence
  • Appropriate Role of Close Supervision

    And many more topics......
  • Alcohol Law Enforcement Specialist Training (ALEST)

    Classification : Specialized Training
    Where : Hampton Roads Criminal Justice Training Academy
    When : October 25, 2017
    Description :
    Time: 0700-1345

    The Hampton Roads Criminal Justice Training Academy will be conducting an Alcohol Law Enforcement Specialist Training (ALEST) on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 from 0700-1345. This class will cover:

    History/future of Virginia ABC

    The role of the local law enforcement in alcohol enforcement

    The statutory authority of the local law enforcement officer to enforce ABC law, and to enter an ABC licensed establishment

    Common criminal and administrative code sections

    Preparing administrative charges against a licensed ABC establishment

    Fake ID detection

    Nuisance abatement strategies

    21st century policing and alcohol enforcement, bridging the divide between the general public/licensee community and law enforcement

    Community Coalitions

    Licensee training programs

    Underage Buyer Compliance Operations

    Participants: Participants are eligible to receive 6 hours of law enforcement career development in-service credit.

    Instructor: Special Agents Robert Simmons and David Huff, Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control

    Registration: There is no charge for this training. To register, please follow the Academy’s registration procedures. Contact Mrs. Tameka Guild , the Registrar to enroll.

    Combat Thinking for Law Enforcers

    Classification : Specialized Training
    Where : Hampton Roads Criminal Justice Training Academy
    When : May 8, 2017
    Description :
    Time: 0700-1545

    In-Service: Law Enforcement

    Credit Hours: 8 Career Development

    this is a unique seminar for officers to attend, which is highly informative and has an exciting delivery of material. this training is enlightening training that will allow law enforcers to enhance their own survival skills, and increase awareness to their duties. Combat thinking is a way of superior training with mental preparation, distinguishing and evaluating threats against police. Knowledge gained is from current research and studies which allows law enforcement to have a clear understanding of current threats and dealing danger. Training here is a focus on techniques designed to increase officer safety and attentiveness.

    Topics covered include:

    Handing Violent Situations Survival Enhancement
    Stress Management Attitude of Survival
    Positive Combat Aspects of Confrontations
    Mental Vigilance Tactical Thinking
    Lessons from the Military Deadly Knowledge
    Critical Incidences Training Techniques Existence
    Physiological Impacts Line of Duty Shootings

    About the Trainer....Charles Dahlinger is a 28-year veteran of law enforcement with an extensive educational background including doctoral-level studies in criminology. He previously served active duty as a reconnaissance specialist with the U.S. Army. He has been published in more than 20 publications and has trained thousands of law enforcement officials across the United States.

    To register, please follow the Academy registration procedures.

    De-Escalation Training for Law Enforcement

    Classification : Specialized Training
    Where : Hampton Roads Criminal Justice Training Academy
    When : March 23, 2017
    Description :
    Time: 0700-1545

    In-Service: Law Enforcement, Jail, and Court Security/Civil Process

    Credit Hours: 6 Career Development, 2 Cultural Diversity

    The P.I.E.R Model:

    Prevention
    Intervention
    Enforcement
    Recovery

    Identify acting out behavior
    Build positive verbal and non-verbal De-Escalation skills
    Reduce the use of physical force
    Reduce injuries and liability
    Build greater public trust
    Establish a greater legitimacy

    To register, please follow the Academy registration procedures.