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Police Academy and In-Service Training

May Training


ARIDE - Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement

This course is designed to help officers become more proficient at detecting, apprehending, testing, and prosecuting impaired drivers.

This is an intermediate level course designed to offer more than a basic understanding of the impairing effects of drugs (Illicit and Licit), alcohol, and/or the combination of both.

Prerequisite:  Students must be a state certified or commissioned law enforcement officer in a full-time paid capacity and/or prosecutors responsible for the detection, arrest, and prosecution of DWI drivers.  Students must have successfully completed the IACP/NHTSA Basic 24-Hour National Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Program (SFST).  Students will be asked to demonstrate proficiency with the three battery of tests (Horizontal Gaze Nystgamus, Walk and Turn, One Leg Stand) at the beginning of the course.  If a student cannot properly demonstrate the tests, they will be dismissed from the program.

Lunch is provided.  Lodging is the responsibility of the individual student or their department.

Course Dates:    May 13 - 14, 2014

Course Time:    8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Course Location:    Delta College, Room N007

Course Instructor:    Trooper Troy Meder, DRE Expert

Course Fee:    $0.00 per person

MCOLES Registered

Registration Deadline:    May 6, 2014

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**Proof of officer's SFST training completion must be submitted at the time of registration.


Emergency Vehicle Operation

This is an eight hour course that starts with a short classroom update session followed by the remainder of the time spent on the driving range performing "behind the wheel" exercises.  The student will gain an understanding of new patrol vehicle technology such as stabilitrack, electronic stability control, electronic traction control, along with the dynamics of body shift and body roll.

Course Dates: .Session 1:    May 6, 2014.    8:30am. - 4:30pm.   

                                                Registration Deadline April 30, 2014. 

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                           Session 2:    May 9, 2014     1:00 pm - 9:00pm.   

                                                Registration Deadline May 2, 2014. 

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                           Session 3:    May 15, 2014   8:30am. - 4:30pm.   

                                                Registration Deadline May 8, 2014       

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Course Instructor:    Brian Schroer

Course Location:    Delta College, Room TBA

Course Fee:    Non-Consortium                                                $105.00 per person

                          Delta College Consortium Members:                $0.00 per person

Required Equipment:    One patrol vehicle per three officers attending.

MCOLES Registered


Evidence Technician Course

This full week, hands-on course is designed for police officers wanting to improve their knowledge regarding their ability to recognize and collect physical evidence from a crime scene.  Training will consist of a combination of classroom lecture and hands-on training in the core physical evidence categories:  latent prints, biology, footwear/tire tracks, firearms and tool marks and trace evidence.  Hands-on and lecture training will also be provided in the documentation of crime scenes with photography, notes and sketches.  A stocked evidence tech tool kit will be available at the end of class to those participants registering prior to April 10, 2014.  A list of kit contents will be provided to all participants.

Course Dates:    May 12 - 16, 2014

Course Time:    8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Course Instructor:    Michigan State Police, Crime Lab Personnel

Course Location:    Delta College, Room TBD

Required Equipment:    Digital camera, owner's manual for camera, and tripod

Course Fee:    Non-Consortium:  $750.00 per person with kit/$400.00 per person without kit

                          Delta College Consortium Members:  $650.00 per person with kit/$300.00 per person without kit

MCOLES Registered

Registration Deadline with Kit:    April 10, 2014

Registration Deadline without Kit:  May 4, 2014








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