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Police Academy and In-Service Training

August Training 

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 stabili-track, electronic stability control, and electronic traction control, along with the dynamics of body shift and body roll.

Course Date:    August  26, 2014

Course Time:    12:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Course Instructor:    Brian Schroer

Course Location:    Delta College, Room J131

Course Fee:    Non-Consortium-            $105.00 per person

                          $95.00 per person for 3 or more officers from the same agency per session

                          Delta College Consortium Members:    $0.00 per person

Required Equipment:    Attendees need to bring one patrol vehicle for every three officers attending.

MCOLES Registered

Registration Deadline:    August 19, 2014

To Register:    Download registration form (PDF)


MCOLES Speed Measurement Operator Course

This MCOLES approved course of training 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.

Course Dates:    August 29, November 6 - 7, 2014

Course Time:    8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Course Instructor:    Delbert Zimmerman

Course Location:    Delta College, Room C111

Course Fee:    Non-Consortium - new certification:    $285.00 per person

                          Non-Consortium - Recertification:    $95.00 per person

                          Delta College Consortium Member:    $0.00 per person

Required Equipment:    Patrol car equipped with radar unit on third day.  If a LIDAR unit is available, that should be brought to the class on the third day as well.

MCOLES Registered

Registration Deadline:    August 22, 2014

Download Registration Form (PDF)



Motor Vehicle Electronic Insurance Verification (EIV) Overview & Counterfeit Insurance Certificate Recognition for Law Enforcement

This investigative training course is the only MCOLES certified law enforcement training course of it's kind in the State of Michigan.  The course is an investigative guide that provides law enforcement officers with an expert overview of the newly implemented LEIN accessed motor vehicle Electronic Insurance Verification (EIV) system, as well as recognition techniques for counterfeit insurance certificates.  Attendees will be briefed with actual successful case study information that will assist them with recognizing the associated criminal activity, and providing best practices for criminal prosecution of those individuals engaged in this type of criminal activity.

The instructor will use hands-on materials such as actual seized counterfeit insurance documents that have been presented to law enforcement on the street.  The classroom course will be presented via PowerPoint presentation.

Course Dates:    August 12, 2015

Course Times:    09:00 am - 12:00 pm

Course Instructors:    D/Sgt. Kyle McPhee                                     

Course Location:    Delta College,  Room F-027

                                  1961 Delta Rd, University Center MI  48710

                                   989-686-9108  Tom Gillman

Course Fees:    FREE to MCOLES certified police officers, DNR, Motor Carrier, & Federal agents

MCOLES Certified

Registration:    Please pre-register with D/Sgt. Kyle McPhee via email at

                   or via tx/text at 517-749-4188


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