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Police Academy and In-Service Training

June Training


Accident Investigation (AI-1) Initial Investigations

This is a MSU Highway Traffic Safety five-day course to train officers to recognize and record all pertinent physical evidence at serious accident scenes.  Scene processing, as well as sketching, measuring. basic photography, roadway and vehicle evaluation, and basic speed determinations are presented.

Course Dates:            June 23 - 27, 2014

Course Time:              8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Course Instructor:      Tim Howery

Course Location:        Delta College Planetarium 

                                      100 Center Ave, Bay City MI  48708

Course Fee:                Non-Consortium:                                     $600.00 per person
                                      Delta College Consortium Members:      $550.00 per person

MCOLES Approved

Registration Deadline:    June 9, 2014

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Child Restraint Technician

NHTSA CPS Technician Certification Training.  The Greater Thumb & Saginaw SAFE KIDS Coalition invites you to attend training to become a NHTSA  certified child passenger safety technician.  Class registration will begin at 8:00 am on Wednesday, June 11th, and class running from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm.  The rest of the class days will begin at 8:00 am - 5:00 pm.  This includes a mandatory car seat check on the afternoon of Friday, June 13, 2014.  Students must attend the entire course with no exceptions.

Course Dates:             June 11 - 13, 2014

Course Times:             8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Course Location:         Delta College Planetarium

                                        100 Center Ave, Bay City MI  48707

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COLT Armorer Training 

Each graduate will gain a complete understanding of the design theory, nomenclature, dynamics, compatibility, interchangeability, detailed disassembly, assembly, maintenance and trouble-shooting of the M16/AR-15 family of weapons including rifles, carbines, and sub-machine guns.

Graduation Requirements:  Students must demonstrate proficiency in the following areas:  disassembly, reassembly, identification of mechanical deficiencies and corrective actions.  The student must also attain a score of 70% or better on the Armorer Written Test.

Course Dates:    June 10 - 12, 2014

Course Time:    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Course Location:    Delta College Main Campus, N007

Course Fee:    $450.00  per person

Payment:    Checks and Department Purchase Orders made payable to Colt Defense, LLC.

Credit Cards:    Contact Seth Bielucki @ 1-800-962-2658 ext.1408  NO CASH!

Resources:    Colt will provide all necessary tools and firearms to conduct training and each graduate will receive the (CM118) Armorer Manual

Eligibility:  Active Law Enforcement, Corrections, Military, Nuclear Security Only.

Registration:    Registration is made directly with Colt Defense using the Colt Registration Form.  


Documenting Force

This two day program will teach officers how to get it "write".  This course will help the officer organize, format and properly collect field notes; explain force target, tool and time decisions; write force reports using quantifiable details; use writing strategies that emphasize key points; review force reports for clarity, accuracy and completeness, helping to reduce individual and agency liability.

Course Dates:    June 18 - 19, 2014

Course Time:    8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Course Instructor:    Jon Blum, Force Concepts

Course Location:    Delta College

Course Fee:    Non-Consortium:    $275.00 per person

                          Delta College Consortium Members:    $200.00 per person

MCOLES Registered

Registration Deadline:    May 29, 2014

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Law Enforcement Response to Non-Stranger Sexual Assault

The primary target audience for this training is law enforcement, including first responders and investigating officers.  Victim service providers, prosecutors, sexual assault nurse examiners, and other community collaborative partners are welcome to attend.  Class size will be limited to 24 participants, and law enforcement will be given first priority in the event that more the 24 register for the course.

The 16-hour course is designed to be interactive and to address:  Victim vulnerability, accessibility, and credibility;  Neurobiology of trauma and its impact on behavior and memory;  Communication skills with victims of non-stranger sexual assault;  Safety considerations and personal awareness at the scene;  The legal authority to act, including victim and suspect interview and suspect interrogation strategies;  Building partnerships within the community to address sexual assault victimization

MCOLES credit is available to those who complete the entire 16 hours of training.  Attendees must bring their MCOLES # with them to the training. 

There is no charge to agencies or participants for this training.

This project is supported by Grant #2012-WF-AX-0040 awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, USDOJ, to the Michigan Domestic and Sexual  Violence Prevention and Treatment Board ("the Board").  The opinions, conclusions, recommendations, and findings of this training do not necessarily reflect the views of the DOJ Office on Violence Against Women or the Board.

Course Dates:        June 9 - 10, 2014

Course Times:        8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Course Location:    Delta College, 1961 Delta Rd.  University Center MI  48710.  Room to be announced

Registration Deadline:    June 2, 2014

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Patrol Rifle Instructor Course

This course is for already certified firearms (pistol) instructors.  The student of this training will gain the knowledge of how to articulate and instruct the safe carry and storage; care and maintenance; sighting; setting up and engaging in live-fire drills; functions of the rifle and more to future operators of semi-auto patrol rifles.

Course Dates:                    June 2 - 6, 2014

Course Time:                      8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Course Instructor:              Thomas Royal & Bruce Coxworth, Certified Firearms/

                                               Patrol Rifle Instructors

Course Location:                Delta College, Room D135

Course Fee:                        Non-Consortium:                                   $525.00 per person

                                             Delta College Consortium Members:     $325.00 per person

Required Equipment:        Semi-Auto patrol rifle, 1000 rounds of rifle ammunition, duty belt and holstered duty pistol with 100 rounds of pistol ammunition, eye and ear protection, baseball style cap, roll out mat (for prone shooting), "clean" 2G

 (or larger) flash drive for power point program,.  Attendees are advised to bring clothing for inclement weather as this course is held "rain or shine"!

MCOLES Registered

Registration Deadline:  May 22, 2014

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PREA/Manipulation in Jails and Prison

This course is presented by Dan Hawkins.  He resources his 27 year correctional career spanning work in female and male facilities to guide participants to explore the full continuum of "acceptable" manipulation tactics employed by successful business executives and politicians to destructive manipulation practices by psychopaths housed in jails and prisons that result in involvement by correctional staff in escapes, smuggling, and sexual interaction with inmates.  Established principles of manipulation identification and prevention will be presented.  Principles of Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) are also covered as germane to concepts of manipulation.  A thorough profile analysis of the psychopathic manipulator is also presented.

Course Date:    June 5, 2014

Course Time:    8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Course Location:    Delta College, Room TBD

Course Instructor:    Dan Hawkins

Course Fee:    $105.00 per person

Registration Deadline:    May 22, 2014

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Street Level Interdiction

This course is intended for any police officer that wishes to increase their skills in the apprehension of criminals and drug smugglers through criminal interdiction.  The trend of criminal activity by means of highway transportation is a fast and growing business to many criminals and crime organizations.  Topics covered in this course include:  Street level drug dealers to multi-state couriers, Indicators beyond the traffic stop, Interview techniques, Concealment areas in motor vehicles, Masking agents, Consent Searches, Hotel/Motel Interdiction, Safety issues, valuable resource tools and up to date websites to assist in the fight against criminal activity and more!


Course Date:    June 24, 2014

Course Time:    1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Course Instructor:    Sgt. Don Duchene, Bay County Sheriff's Office

Course Location:    Delta College

Course Fee:    Non-Consortium:    $50.00 per person

                          Delta College Consortium Members:    $0.00 per person

MCOLES Registered

Registration Deadline:    June 10, 2014

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