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Police Academy and In-Service Training

August Training


MCOLES Speed Measurement Operator Course

MCOLES approved course of training which will certify licensed police officers to operate traffic RADAR and traffic LIDAR instruments.  The course of training  consists of one day of classroom instruction, 24 hours of field exercises followed by two more days of classroom instruction.  Successful completion of this course will certify officers as RADAR/LIDAR operators.  NOTEStudents needs to bring a laptop computer of the first day of class.

Course Dates:  August 26, 2016 then after 24 hours of field exercise on own, November 3-4, 2016

Course Time:  08:00 am to 05:00 pm each date

Course Instructor:  Delbert Zimmerman

Course Location:  Delta College, Room C-111

Course Fee:  Non Consortium:  NEW         $285.00 per person

                                                   RE-CERT  $95.00 per person

Delta College Consortium Member:  $0.00 per person

Required Equipment:  Laptop computer required for first day of class.  Patrol car equipped with radar unit on third day.

MCOLES Registered

Registration Deadline:  August 18, 2016

Download Registration Form (PDF)

21st Century Community Policing and Cultural Competency

Mid-West Region Law Enforcement Partners,

How would you feel if you could prevent a Ferguson MO, Chicago IL or Baltimore MD incident from happening in your community?  Reduce your number of lawsuit settlements? To be more accepted within  your community?  If this appeals to you, then continue to read.

Delta College Police Academy is hosting BAF Security and Fortitude Consulting, "The Law Enforcement Professional Series Program:  21st Century Community Policing and Cultural Competency."

What can you expect?  We provide an in-depth two-day seminar based on the three pillars as identified in the 21st Century Policing Report:

1: Procedural Justice includes discussion topics such as Changing Mindsets, Policing Principles, and Policing Rules of Engagement;

2:  Police Legitimacy includes topics on the importance of Values, Authority and Power, Police Leadership, and Level Four Communications; and

3: Cultural Competency includes topics on Social Profiling and Landscape, Transparency, and Building Trust and Bridging the Gap.

Key Takeaways:

Identify the policing of 21st Century Policing

Building trust and legitimacy within the communities

Exercise sound policing principles regardless of the situation

Police effectively across the spectrum of communities

Who Should Attend?  Anyone involved in law enforcement, but ideally suited for the law enforcement professional with at least three years of experience.  The course is well-suited for those with leadership responsibilities.

Course Dates:  August 4-5, 2016

Course Time:  08:00 am - 05:00 pm

Course Instructors: 

Colonel (Ret) Byron Freeman: Retired US Army Military Police Colonel, with over 30 years of Law Enforcement, Security and Investigative experience.

Colonel John Boggs: Retired Marine Infantry Officer, speaker, author, leadership expert and strategist. he is the founder of Fortitude Consulting, a leadership and strategy development firm.

Course Location:  Location to be announced at a later date

Course Fee:  $375.00 per person

Lodging:  Double Tree by Hilton Bay City Riverfront,

                 1 Wenonah Park Pl,

                 Bay City, MI  48708

                 989-891-6000   Located approximately 3.3 miles from the Campus

To Register Click the link below:  NOTE:  We have limited seating.  The cost is an introductory cost.  So, register now!


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