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Hampton Roads Criminal Justice Training Academy


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Listed below are ALL available HRCJTA, satellite and online course listings. For HRCJTA courses, students may register by mail, e-mail: tameka.guild@hampton.gov, or FAX: (757) 595-1801 with the academy registrar.  For satellite and online courses, refer to the course descriptions for instructions to register.

You can find your course faster by going to the appropriate following categorized listing pages:

 

Basic TrainingSpecialized Training | Satellite Training | Instructor Training | Online Training


Course Listings

Instructor Recertifications

Classification : Instructor Training
Where : Hampton Roads Criminal Justice Training Academy
When : Multiple Dates
Description :
All certifications are valid for three years as long as the instructor is in good standing. To maintain certification, instructors must attend the appropriate class for each certification and have provided minimum 8 hours of instruction every 3 years for each instructor certification. Proof of this instruction must be provided to the Academy's registrar, on the Academy's form prior to registration for the recertification class.

Arrest Control/Defensive Tactics Instructor Recertification
September 24, 2020 1145-1545

Law Enforcement, Jailor/Custodial and Court Security/Civil Process
In-Service Credit: 4 career

Driver Training Instructor Recertification
March 30, 2020 1145-1545

Law Enforcement, Jailor/Custodial and Court Security/Civil Process
In-Service Credit: 4 career

Firearms Instructor Recertification
November 9, 2020 1145-1545

Law Enforcement, Jailor/Custodial and Court Security/Civil Process
In-Service Credit: 4 career

FTO Instructor Recertification
April 9, 2020 0700-1100
September 25, 2020 0700-1100

Law Enforcement, Jailor/Custodial and Court Security/Civil Process
In-Service Credit: 4 career

General Instructor Recertification
March 30, 2020 0700-1100
September 24, 2020 0700-1100
November 9, 2020 0700-1100

Law Enforcement, Jailor/Custodial and Court Security/Civil Process
In-Service Credit: 4 career

NCIC/VCIN Basic Schools and VCIN Recertification

Virginia State Police. Please contact your training division or agency administrator for locations, dates and times.

Speed Measurement Instructor Recertification

Available On-Line

Note: All Instructor Recertification's are available on-line.

Firearms Instructor

Classification : Instructor Training
Where : York County Sheriff's Office Range
When : September 28 - October 9, 2020
Description :
Times: 0730-1630 except for 2nd Monday is from 0730-2100

This course is designed to prepare experienced officers with the knowledge and skills necessary to conduct firearms training. September 21st through October 2nd is the Pistol/Shotgun Instructor Program; September 30th through October 2nd is the Carbine Instructor Program. Students may attend the Pistol/Shotgun portion only, or they may attend the entire two week course.

Prerequisites:

Pistol/Shotgun:
  • Participants must have completed a DCJS basic firearms program (handgun) and currently be certified to carry their pistol (yearly qualification).

  • Participants must attend the academy pre-shoot and obtain a minimum score of 90% on the Tactical II qualification course.

  • Participants must demonstrate proficiency with their handgun while qualifying at the pre-shoot.


  • Carbine:
  • Participants must have completed a basic carbine course (rifle) and currently be certified to carry a patrol rifle (yearly qualifications).

  • Participants must attend the academy pre-shoot and obtain a minimum score of 90% on the HRCJTA Patrol rifle qualification course.

  • Participants must demonstrate proficiency with their patrol rifle while qualifying at the pre-shoot.


  • Successful completion requires a minimum score of 80% on the final written test.
    A lesson plan classroom presentation is required.
    Students must score a minimum of 90% on all required courses.

    Law Enforcement, Jailor/Custodial and Court Security/Civil Process

    Credit Hours: 34 Career Development, 2 Legal

    Max Students: 24

    Firearms Instructor Pre-Shoot

    Classification : Instructor Training
    Where : York County Sheriff's Office Range
    When : Listed Below
    Description :

    Pre-Shoot Pistol:
    August 14, 2020 - 0800-1200

    Pre-Shoot Patrol Rifle:
    August 14, 2020 - 1300-1600

    Prerequisite:
    Students must attend the Academy's pre-shoot. Students must score a minimum score of 90% on the Tactical Course to be eligible to attend the Firearms Instructor (pistol/shotgun) School. Students must score a minimum score of 90% on the HRCJTA Patrol Rifle Course to be eligible to attend the Firearms Instructor (carbine) School.

    General Instructor

    Classification : Instructor Training
    Where : Hampton Roads Criminal Justice Training Academy
    When : Multiple Dates (2020)
    Description :
    January 27-31, 2020
    May 18-22, 2020
    October 5-9, 2020

    Time: 0700-1545

    This course is designed to meet the training requirement for the Certification of Criminal Justice Instructors as set forth in the DCJS Reference Manual. The goal of the program is to prepare the criminal justice trainer with the basic skills necessary to research, design, prepare, present, and evaluate a block of instruction. This class requires a minimum two years’ experience in a criminal justice agency to attend.

    Due to the limited number of days, the student will be required to complete work outside of class.

    Law Enforcement, Jailor/Custodial and Court Security/Civil Process

    In-Service Credit: 34 Career Development/2 Legal

    Max Students: 40

    Field Training Officer

    Classification : Instructor Training
    Where : Hampton Roads Criminal Justice Training Academy
    When : Multiple Dates (2020)
    Description :

    April 13-16, 2020(LOCATION WILL BE AT SUFFOLK POLICE DEPARTMENT)
    August 3-6, 2020
    October 19-22, 2020

    Time: 0700-1545

    This school is designed to provide the experienced criminal justice officer with the knowledge and skills necessary to properly and effectively train and formally evaluate probationary trainees. This certification has a required written test based on DCJS standards.

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

    Credit Hours: 30 Career Development, 2 Legal.

    Max Students: 40