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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. All classes are conducted from 0700AM-1545PM daily unless otherwise noted. 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

Advanced Internal Affairs Nuts, Bolts, and Way Beyond + Critical Incident Management

Classification : Specialized Training
Where : Hampton Roads Criminal Justice Training Academy
When : August 26-28, 2020
Description :
Time: 0700-1545

This class will be taught by Randy Means, J.D., a nationally recognized expert in police management and related legal issues. This unique program will provide participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to conduct, supervise and manage internal affairs work in a manner that reflects core values and creates high levels of public trust in the function and its involved processes. This includes thorough and highly competent administrative investigations. It covers ordinary administrative matters as well as use of force and critical incident investigation, including investigation of officer-involved shootings.

Law Enforcement/Jailor/Custodial and Court Security/Civil Process
In-Service Credit: 20 career/4 legal
Max Students: 40

Advanced Supervision and Management (ASAM)

Classification : Specialized Training
Where : Hampton Roads Criminal Justice Training Academy
When : April 27-28, 2020
Description :
Time: 0700-1545

This class will be taught by Randy Means, J.D., a nationally recognized expert in police management and related legal issues. This 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 principle 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 and managerial discretions. The program demonstrates the need for organizational solutions to organizational first-line supervisors to administrators. This program is for law enforcement leaders at all levels, and especially including command staff.

Law Enforcement, Jailor/Custodial and Court Security/Civil Process
In-Service Credit: 12 career/4 legal
Max Students: 40

Constitutional Policing: A Comprehensive Search and Seizure Review

Classification : Specialized Training
Where : Hampton Roads Criminal Justice Training Academy
When : October 29-30, 2020
Description :
Time: 0700-1545

This course will provide a thorough, comprehensive review of the federal constitutional principles critical for effective and lawful field policing endeavors. While the course will recite with clarity, depth, and primary focus the Fourth, Fifth and Fourteenth Amendment law of policing, it will also explore foundational non-legal principles necessary for conducting productive officer-citizen contacts such as interpersonal communication skills, ethics, policy considerations, and supervision/management roles. Although the instruction will include an engaging and critical lecture component, small group, scenario-based discussions will serve to enhance the learning experience. Common professional misinformation surrounding the law of policing will be addressed and corrected, thereby enhancing the level of professional policing each officer's community receives. This class will benefit officers in any assignment, including supervisors and managers.

Instructor
Zachary Miller has been a Virginia police officer since 2004. He is currently the training manager for a 100-plus officer police department. Over the past decade, he has taught constitutional policing and Virginia las of arrest topics to thousands of law enforcement officers, law enforcement recruits, attorneys, and private citizens. He is the Associate Director of the Police Authority Training Systems for the Thomas and Means law firm. In that role, he works closely with police law attorney Randy Means to provide legal and leadership training, advice, and policy development to law enforcement agencies nationwide. He has worked with numerous law including two of the largest sheriff's department in the country. In that capacity, he has developed training along with Randy Means, numerous articles about constitutional policing for Law and Order magazine.

Law Enforcement
In-Service Credit: 12 career/4 legal
Max Students: 40

Creating and Maintaing the "Well-Disciplined organization"...Enhanced Leadership Initiatives (WDO)

Classification : Specialized Training
Where : Hampton Roads Criminal Justice Training Academy
When : August 24-26, 2020
Description :
Time: 0700-1545

Being labeled a "Well-Disciplined Organization" is a high compliment and does not mean "well-punished". In fact, the need to use a lot of punitive discipline is indicative of a poorly disciplined organization. A well-disciplined organization is a place where people follow the rules, do what they are supposed to do, and refrain from doing otherwise. This program taught by Randy Means, J.D., a nationally recognized expert in police management and related legal issues. Then, is about motivating employees to do just that, utilizing a broad array of much focused organizational leadership initiatives.

Law Enforcement/Jailor/Custodial and Court Security/Civil Process
In-Service Credit: 20 career/4 legal
Max Students: 40

Diversity Driven Policing

Classification : Specialized Training
Where : Hampton Roads Criminal Justice Training Academy
When : October 26, 2020
Description :
Time: 0700-1545

The new human rights training for law enforcement in America.

Curriculum:The existence of a growing "us against them" mentality between police and the public has become a by-product of the current culture. Its impact is being felt in all aspects of our society.

While we tend to focus on blame, Diversity Driven Policing is a road to solutions. By understanding the power of culture, its current trends, and the impact it has on diversity and law enforcement, police officials can focus on a greater mission that goes well beyond incidents and embraces the cause of human rights. This training will assist attendees in understanding the current diverse culture and its impact on law enforcement services. The training will introduce a new policing model with an emphasis on enhancing law enforcement's ability to effectively communicate with various social and ethnic backgrounds.

Law Enforcement, Jailor/Custodial and Court Security/Civil Process
In-Service Credit: 6 career/2 cultural
Max Students: 40