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Police Academy and In-Service Training

March Training 2015                                   


Human Trafficking:  A Law Enforcement Guide to Identification, Awareness and Preliminary Investigation

This program will address the issues of Human Trafficking globally, nationally with the main focus on the issues within the State of Michigan.  Participants  will be informed of both Federal and Michigan laws dealing with this topic.  Instructors will help by identifying the differences between smuggling and trafficking, emphasize the meaning of a victim centered law, the necessity of collaborative partnerships, and what this means to the working police officer and victim service providers, identify and critique labor and sex trafficking cases while focusing on Michigan when possible and much more!  This program is being sponsored by PLANTING HOPE and the STATE OF MICHIGAN HUMAN TRAFFICKING TASK FORCE.

Course Date:    Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Course Time:    8:30 am - 4:00 pm (Registration begins at 8:15 am)

Course Instructor:    Michigan Human Trafficking Task Force experts

Course Location:    Delta College, Room N007

Course Fee:    MCOLES Certified Law Enforcement Officers:    $0.00 per person

                         All other participants:                                              $45.00 per person (Payable to MHTTF, MSU)

MCOLES Registered

Registration Deadline:    March 19, 2015

Registration Form (PDF)




Krav Maga Defensive Tactics Training

This program is well-intergraded, meaning that similar defensive principles apply to a variety of hostile situations.  Therefore, the system can be learned in a relatively short period of instruction.  The system is designed to train large numbers of personnel at one time.  The techniques are easy to retain with minimal review and can be performed under extreme stress.  The Krav Maga System has been overwhelmingly praised by defensive tactics instructors from federal, state and local law enforcement agencies as well  as hand to hand combat trainers from special units of the military.

Course Date:             Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Course Time:             9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Course Instructor:     Dave, Sabuda, Certified Krav Maga Instructor

Course Location:       Bad Axe Middle School, 750 S. Van Dyke Bad Axe, MI  48413

Course Fee:               Non-Consortium:                                        $69.00 per person

                                     Delta College Consortium Members:         $ 0.00 per person

MCOLES Registered

Registration Deadline:  March 18, 2015

Download Registration Form (PDF)



Michigan Liquor Law Enforcement Training Seminar

Training for Law Enforcement:  What you need to know about Michigan liquor law and the licensing process.  This eight-hour MCOLES approved class is for all law enforcement officers that enforce the Michigan Liquor Code.  The course will start with licensing and a complete overview of the application process.  Officers will gain an in-depth knowledge of Michigan liquor laws.  The class will continue with a community-based approach to 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.  Officers will leave with a better understanding of the MLCC licensing process and Michigan liquor laws.

Course Curriculum:

Licenses and overview of Application Process,    Michigan Liquor Law,    Violations and Decoy Operations,    Hearing Process and Objections to Renewals and Revocations,    Working with Michigan Liquor Control and Licensed Establishments.

Course Date:  March 11, 2015

Course Time:  9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Course Location:  Delta College, 1961 Delta Road, University Center MI  48710

Course Fee:    $195.00 per person

MCOLES Registered

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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 3, 2015    Course Time:    8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Course Instructor:    Gary Sikorski, SABRE Instructor

Course Location:    Delta College

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 6, 2015

Register on line at SABRE 


Street Drug Recognition & 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:  Identification of Street Drugs, 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:    March 9, 2015

Course Time:    1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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

Course Location:    Delta College, Room J-131

Course Fee:      Non-Consortium:                                  $50.00 per person

                           Delta College Consortium Members:    $0.00 per person    

MCOLES Registered

Registration Deadline:    March 2, 2015

Registration Form (PDF)


PPCT GAGE & SKD Instructor

This week long course of instruction will teach Instructor Level Ground Avoidance Ground Escape (GAGE) and Spontaneous Knife Defense (SKD).  All officers will be trained in Threat Pattern Recognition, how to avoid being taken to the ground and how to effectively escape if they are grounded.  Course Topics:  Use of Force Human Factors, Instructor Development and Training Protocols, HFRG (PPCT) Control Principles, Ground Avoidance Ground Escape Techniques, Principles of Edge Weapon Assaults, Vital Edge Weapon Targets, HFRG Spontaneous Knife Defense System.

Course Dates:    March 16-20, 2015

Course Time:    8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Course Instructor:    Kevin Rize

Course Location:    Delta College, Room TBA

Course Fee:    Non-Consortium:                                                        $500.00 per person

                          Delta College Consortium Members:                        $325.00 per person

                          Non-Consortium-Recertification:                                $300.00 per person

                         Delta College Consortium Member- Recertification:    $225.00 per person

Required Equipment:  Loose athletic wear, duty belt (no firearms) and handcuffs.  Anyone doing re-cert needs to bring their manual(s).

MCOLES Registered

Registration Deadline:    March 5, 2015

Registration Form (PDF)



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.  This program is open to all law enforcement, corrections officers and law enforcement reserve officers.

Course Date:    March 10, 2015

Course Time:    1:00pm-5:00pm

Course Instructor:    Tom Gillman, Below 100 Instructor

Course Location:    Delta College, Room C-111

Course Fee:    Non-Consortium:                                   $0.00 per person

                          Delta College Consortium Members:    $0.00 per person

MCOLES Registered

Registration Deadline:    March 3, 2015

Registration form (PDF)



Street Survival presented by Calibre Press

LifeLine Training is proud to announce the acquisition of Calibre Press and the Street Survival seminar! Lt. Jim Glennon, former Director of Curriculum for Calibre Press and the owner of LifeLine, is thrilled to have the Street Survival seminar once again focused on its core mission: keeping officers safe. Lt. Glennon, along with some of the country’s most recognized instructors, present a highly energetic and impactful experience meant to develop smarter, safer, more successful LE Professionals. Some of the topics include:

Examine the most common causes
of law enforcement fatalities

1. Felonious Assaults
2. Vehicle/Traffic Related Incidents
3. Physical Conditioning
4. Emotional Health

“Ultimate Street Survival”
Developing the Skills and Knowledge
that will keep you safe and successful

• The 5%er Mindset
• When/Then Thinking
• Maintaining your Tactical Edge
• Learning not Just to Survive, but to WIN
• Understanding our Survival Instincts

Course Dates: March 4 & 5, 2015

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

Course Instructor: Lt. Jim Glennon (ret.) and other Calibre Press Instructors

Course Location: Frankenmuth Bavarian Inn Lodge & Conference Center (989) 652-7200 
                           Lodging $75 a night Group Number for Booking Rooms on March 3rd or 4th = 120139

Course Fee: Non-Consortium Members: $185.00 per person

Delta College Consortium Members: $100.00 per person

LEORTC Members:  Prepaid

Registration Deadline: February 26, 2015

Delta Consortium members register here download PDF, all others call LEORTC at (810) 232-2654 or e-mail your registrations (with names & MCOLES #’s) to



Understanding State and Federal Firearms Disqualifications, 2015

The Michigan Department of State Police Firearms Records Unit, has scheduled the following training classes for agencies and staff issuing Licenses to Purchase, for officials making policy decisions regarding License to Purchase, and property officers in determining eligibility for the release of firearms.

The class is a Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES) recognized program and discusses the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act, the Michigan Firearms Act of 1927, as amended, and how these laws impact an individual's ability to obtain a License to Purchase.  State and Federal factors to consider in denying a License to Purchase are discussed in depth.  The latest requirements and restrictions for conducting National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NCIS) verifications are reviewed, as well as the restoration of a convicted felon's firearms rights.  These classes will also focus on drug disqualifications, domestic violence, denials and appeals, along with procedural and legislative updates.

There is no charge for this training session.  Please register for a class through the MSP contact name listed below either by telephone or by email.  The training material will be sent electronically to the email address provided and attendees must print the training material and have it available for class.

Contact Name:    Samantha Jewell, MSP Field Support Section Secretary

Contact Phone:    517-241-0667

Contact Email:

Date:    March 24, 2015

Location:    Delta Community College

                    1961 Delta Road, University Center MI  48710

                    Room N-007,  Lower Level


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