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Police Academy and In-Service Training

March Training 2016                                  


Below 100 Training

The below 100 Program is designed to drastically reduce law enforcement Line of Duty Deaths (LODD's).  The Below 100 Program specifically addresses the operational areas of law enforcement that contribute to the greatest number of LODD's, but are in large part preventable.  The Below 100 program is an effort to instill a culture of safety in law enforcement agencies that will progressively reduce national LODD's to Below 100 annually.  Instructional methods include lecture, guided discussion and video case studies.

Session 1:   March 8,   2016 from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm 

          Location:            Delta College, Room C-111

Session 2:   March 11, 2016 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm 

           Location:           Capital Region International Airport Community Room

                                       4100 Capital City Blvd. Lansing, MI 48906


Course Instructor:    Tom Gillman - Below 100 Core Instructor

Course Fee:    $0.00 per person

MCOLES Registered

Registration Deadline:    March 4, 2016

Session 1:  Download Registration Form (PDF)

Session 2:  Download Registration Form (PDF)


First Line Supervisor Training

After taking this 3-day course, students will be more proficient and confident in their decision making process when performing their duties.  Some of the topics covered will be:  Transitioning from Police Officer to Supervisor, Issues for Line Staff, Supervision & Administration, Ethics of Supervision - Doing the Right Thing, Responsibilities at Critical Incidents, and much more.

Course Dates:      March 8 - 10, 2016

Course Time:        8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Course Instructor:    Daniel T. McCaw (Chief, Waterford Police Department - retired) has over 25 years of law enforcement experience, and for the past 20 years has been involved in training at his department, Oakland Police Academy and with the Delta College Police Academy

Course Location:    Delta College, Room J131

Course Fee:    Non-Consortium:                                   $285.00 per person

                          Delta College Consortium Members:    $225.00 per person

MCOLES Registered

Registration Deadline:    March 1, 2016

Download Registration Form (PDF)



Law Enforcement Response to Non-Stranger Sexual Assault

Co-Instructed by a Law Enforcement Officer and a Victim Advocate.  The dynamics of sexual assault and victim response, including the neurobiology of trauma, will be presented, along with important information about offender behavior.  Officers will learn specific techniques for interviewing the victim, suspect and witnesses.  Learn how to move beyond the simplistic "she said, he said" with on-scene management, evidence collection and subsequent in depth investigation practices.  Designed for Patrol Officers, Field Training Officers and investigators to professionally resolve these cases.  MCOLES approve and credit recorded on MITN Limited to 24 participants per class.

Course Dates:    March 22 - 23, 2016

Course Time:    8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Course Location:    Delta College, Room F026

Course Fee:    $0.00 per person

MCOLES Registered

Registration Deadline;    March 15, 2016

Download Registration Form (PDF)


 Liquor Law Enforcement

Training for Law Enforcement:  What you need to know about Michigan Liquor Law and Licensing Process.  This eight-hour MCOLES-approved class is for all law enforcement officers that deal with any form of the Michigan Liquor Code.  The course will start with licensing and a complete overview of the application process.  The student will gain an in-depth knowledge of the Michigan Liquor Laws.  The class will continue with a community-based approach on working with licensed establishments to reduce and prevent calls for service.  Officers will learn how the objection and renewal process works and what role law enforcement has in the process.  When the officer leaves they will have a complete knowledge of the liquor process in Michigan. 

Course Curriculum:

Licenses and overview of application process

Michigan Liquor Law

Violations and decoy operations

Hearing process and objections to renewals

Working with Michigan Liquor Control and licensed establishments.

Course Date: Wednesday March 8, 2017

Time: 9:00am-5:00pm

Course Location:    Delta College, 1961 Delta Rd.,University Center MI 48710 

Room:  TBD

Course Fee:    $195.00 per officer

302 Funding Approved

Course Offered By:    National Hospitality Institute (NHI)

To Register:    Download this form

Contact:   David M. Puck,  Phone 800-292-2896 ext. 108


 SABRE Chemical Aerosol Projector Instructor

 This 1-day (8 hour) Instructor level certification program focuses on the Deploying, Handling, and Documenting the use of Chemical Aerosols. Medical issues and legal liability will be addressed. This course will enhance the instructor's development in the use and training of aerosols tactics and will help protect departments from costly litigation issues that could arise from the use of aerosol projectors. This program addresses proper deployment techniques, complete arsenal of available aerosols and situational requirement, recommended contamination drills, decontamination, properly reporting force and tactics for surviving an Aerosol Attack. This course fully addresses all aspects of using Chemical Aerosol Projectors. Certified instructors receive an instructor manual and student PowerPoint to use when teaching end user classes. This certification is valid for three calendar years from successfully completing this course.

Course Date:    March 8, 2016

Course Time:    8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Course Instructor:    Gary Sikorski, SABRE Instructor

Course Location:    Delta College room P-110

Course Fee:    $150.00 per person

Required Equipment:    Bring complete duty gear with handcuffs and key, baton and carrier, holster (no live firearm).  Change of clothes, towel, and safety glasses recommended.

MCOLES Registered

Registration Deadline:    February 5, 2016

Register on line at SABRE 


Tactical Emergency Casualty Care (TECC)

The Tactical Emergency Casualty Care (TECC) course was developed from the military Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC) training.  TECC is adapted to provide operators with battlefield proven trauma care information and techniques.  This training increases the likelihood of survivability for casualties of significant trauma due to hostile action, particularly penetrating trauma.  Students will be emailed study material prior to the course.  Students will be provided with an electronic version of the military TCCC Tactical Combat Casualty Care Handbook to study.  This course will include a bandaging system as well as a tactical tourniquet that each participant can take back from the class.

Course Dates:    March 4, 10, 14 or 22, 2016  (Circle date you wish to attend)

Course Time:    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Course Instructor:    Rick Holland, Tactical Combat Casualty Care Instructor

Course Location:    Midland Law Enforcement Center,

                                  2727 Rodd St. Midland, MI  48640

Course Fee:    Non- Consortium:                            $125.00 per person

                          Delta Consortium:                            $75.00 per person

MCOLES Registered

Registration Deadline:    February 25, 2016

Download Registration Form (PDF)


The Bulletproof Warrior

Led by two of the nation's top trainers, Lt. Col. Dave Grossman and Lt. Jim Glennon, this two-day training event is designed to prepare students psychologically, emotionally, and tactically.  Students learn the "Warrior Spirit" in a practical way so they can WIN hostile confrontations on the street.

 Topics Covered:

    The "Warrior Spirit"

    New Killer in the 21st Century

    Recent Salient Events

    Killing Enabling Process

    Identifying Pre-attack Cues

    The Five Truths of the Human Animal

    Pre-Incident Preparation

    Body Language

    Deception Indicators

    Understanding Stress Response

Course Date:    March 16 - 17, 2016

Course Time:    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Course Location:    Birch Run Expo Center, 11600 North Beyer Road, Birch Run, MI 48415

Lodging:    Comfort Inn, 11911 Dixie Highway, Birch Run MI 48415

                    Use code LEORTC for $75.00 discount rate (March 15 & 16) (989) 624-7777

Course Fee:    LEORTC Member Licensed Officers - Prepaid

                          Delta Consortium Members:    $99.00 per person

                           All Others:    $185.00 per person

Registration:    LEORTC Members & all Others - Call (810) 232-2654 or email

                           Delta Consortium Members:    Call (989) 686-9176



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