2021 Course Dates and Costs List

2021 Class Dates
Course Length Dates Fees In-County Fees Out-Of-County
96th Basic Police Class 20 weeks
Monday thru Friday
01/11 – 05/27 500.00 1,000.00

Firearms Laws & Applicant Investigation

Firearms Laws & Applicant Investigation

This lecture is open to all sworn police officers and any clerical staff involved with the processing of applications.

This course has been created in response to requests for instructional training regarding handling, investigating and processing firearm applications submitted by local citizens.

The course will also cover to the new FARS system being implemented, Title 2C, Chapters 39 and 58, the New Jersey Administrative Code, Title 13, identifying assault firearms, the one-gun-a-month law and how to thoroughly investigate applicants.

Conducted by the New Jersey State Police Firearms Investigation Unit

1 day
9:00am – 3:00pm
Wednesday
01/20 N/C N/C

Firearms Instructor Development Course

Firearms Instructor Development Course

The course is for In-Service and Police Training Commission certified firearms instructors. It has been designed to develop and reinforce instructor skills regarding the diagnosis and correction of shooting problems. This program is designed to update In-Service and PTC firearms instructors on a wide range of relevant topics which will include:

  • Communicating with the student
  • Review of proper stance, grip, sight alignment/sight picture, trigger pressure
  • Correct use of cover
  • Target analysis
  • Shooting exercises and drills

Required Equipment

  • Range glasses
  • Hearing protection
  • Baseball style hat
  • Department Weapon
  • Duty Holster
  • 200 rounds of ammunition

Conducted by John Zamrok (ret.) NJ State Rangemaster
Division of Criminal Justice

1 day
9:00am – 3:00pm
Friday
01/29 N/C N/C

Expandable Straight / MEB Instructor Course

Expandable Straight / Side Handle Baton Instructor Course

Pre Requisite: Certification of a Basic Side Handle or Expandable Straight Baton Course.

This course will provide the student with the instructor-level training needed to return to his/her agency and, as that agency’s instructor, develop and conduct a specialized program designed around the agency’s exact operational needs in the area of side handle and straight baton tactics for sworn personnel.

The student must have certification in a Basic Side Handle Baton Course or Expandable Straight Baton Course, show proficiency in the use of the baton as well as the ability to instruct. To successfully complete the course each student must prepare a lesson plan and course outline.

Note: Participants should wear gym clothes and bring a side handle baton with a Trumbull stop donut or expandable straight baton and belt holder.

Conducted by Sergeant Paul Carifi, Jr.
Morris County Public Safety Training Academy

1 days
8:30am – 4:30pm
Wednesday / Thursday
02/03 – 04 30.00 55.00

Driver Simulator Training

Driver Simulator Training

This course is designed to reinforce a driver’s ability to develop a system that will assist in making sound decisions and reduce driving risk.  Managing risk involves controlling visibility, time, space and being aware of the traction available.  The “Driving Simulator” is a training device which includes a steering wheel, brake, and accelerator controls, and provides a feel similar to those experienced in a real vehicle (Police, Fire or Ambulance).

Through the use of this technology, the attendee will learn how to react to various traffic elements such as pedestrians, other vehicles and road conditions, and how to predict possible conflict with other highway users. The simulator allows for the measurement of reaction time, braking time and total stopping distance.

This course is open to Fire, Police and EMS personnel.

Class size is limited to 8.

Conducted by Detective (Retired) Arnold Anderson, Coordinator, Community Traffic Safety Program

1 day
8:30am – 2:30pm
Tuesday
02/02 25.00 50.00

The Below 100 Program

Below 100 Training Program

MISSION

Reduce Line of Duty Deaths to fewer than 100 per year (Not seen since 1943)

APPROACH

Target areas under an officer’s control that are known to result in death or injury

VISION

Eliminate preventable line of duty deaths and serious injuries through compelling common-sense training designed to focus on areas under an officer’s control.

BELOW 100 IS COMPRISED OF FIVE CORE TENETS

  • Wear your belt
  • Watch your speed
  • Wear your vest
  • WIN – What’s Important Now?
  • Remember: Complacency Kills!

Registration for Course / Contact Information:

Lieutenant Glenn Prince (Ret.)
Associate Public Sector Director
[email protected]

Chief Keith F. Hummel (Ret.)
Associate Public Sector Director
[email protected]


Registration through [email protected]
½ day
8:00am – 12:00pm
Thursday
02/18 N/C N/C

Arrest, Search Seizure Update/Search Warrant Preparation/Communications Data Warrant Preparation/Effective Tools for a Successful Prosecution

Arrest, Search Seizure Update
Search Warrant Preparation
Communications Data Warrant Preparation
Effective Tools for a Successful Prosecution

ARREST, SEARCH AND SEIZURE

This is an overview of the latest laws, court decisions and policing strategies affecting the area of Arrest, Search and Seizure.

SEARCH WARRANT PREP

This program focuses on important aspects of the search warrant process. Topics that will be addressed are the preparation of the affidavit and search warrant, scope and intensity of the search, preparation and execution of the warrant and common search warrant problems.

COMMUNICATIONS DATA WARRANT PREP

This program will address issues relating to the steps needed to obtain all forms of electronic records, including telephone toll billing records, mobile telephone records, cell site information and e-mail.

EFFECTIVE TOOLS FOR A SUCCESSFUL PROSECUTION

This section will address issues that frequently arise in the course of an investigation that should be considered to build a successful prosecution. Other topics that will be addressed are Criminal Justice Reform, charging issues and drafting affidavits of probable cause.

The courses are recommended as a yearly refresher for all law enforcement personnel.

Conducted by Morris County Prosecutor’s Office

1 day
8:30am – 3:00pm
Wednesday
02/17 20.00 40.00

S.A.N.E./S.A.R.T. Training

S.A.N.E. / S.A.R.T. Training

This three-hour in-service seminar is for all Morris County Law Enforcement Officers to familiarize them with the SANE/SART program. The presentation will outline the procedures involved with the criminal investigation of acute sexual assault cases involving child and adult victims. All aspects of the initial response will be covered including the role of the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners; the collection and control of forensic evidence; the medical examination process; legal issues; the legal rights of the victim; and response procedures by the police and investigators.

The SART approach to sexual assault is now the policy in Morris County. It is strongly recommended that law enforcement supervisors, detectives, and other likely responders attend this training program.

Conducted by Alexis Rachel, RN, FN-CSA
Morris County Prosecutor’s Office

½ day
9:00am – 12:00pm
Thursday
02/18 N/C 25.00

Fingerprint Workshop

Fingerprint Workshop

Attendees at this half-day workshop will learn the correct techniques to follow when taking proper rolled impressions, including palm impressions and second and third digit impressions for purposes of identification and record keeping. Instruction will be provided in proper fingerprint taking for comparison purposes, and the special techniques used when fingerprinting deformed or injured hands.

Conducted by Detective / Corporal Philip Mangiafridda, Morris County Sheriff’s Office

½ day
8:30am – 12:30pm
Thursday
02/18 10.00 35.00

Telecommunicator's Training - 911 Basic 40 Hour Course

Telecommunicator’s Training – 911

BASIC 40-HOUR COURSE

The basic 40‑Hour Telecommunicator Training Course, as approved by the Office of Emergency Telecommunication Service (OETS), is designed for dispatchers having less than 320 hours of public safety dispatch experience.  The course addresses both functional jobs of complaint taker and dispatcher, rather than dealing with them separately.  Likewise, it deals with the basics of telecommunications for all public safety services.  All participants who successfully complete this course will be certified by the State Office of Emergency Telecommunication Service as a P.S.A.P. operator.

Note: Academy dress code is in effect for this course.

Conducted by the Morris County Department of Law and Public Safety Communications Division

Class size is limited to 20.

5 days
8:30am – 4:30pm
Monday thru Friday
02/22 – 26 175.00 200.00

Technology in Criminal Investigations

Technology in Criminal Investigations

This one day course is designed to equip Law Enforcement professionals with the knowledge to effectively use technology in criminal investigations. This course will provide information regarding legal requirements to include court orders and the manner in which to serve and analyze the data provided.

This course will also provide information regarding technologies to include phones, GPS, video surveillance and consensual searches.

Conducted by Lt. Jan Monrad, Morris County Prosecutor’s Office

1 day
8:30am – 4:00pm
Friday
02/26 N/C 25.00

Humane Law Enforcement Officer Waiver Training

Humane Law Enforcement Officer (HLEO) Waiver Training

In order to hold the position of Humane Law Enforcement Officer all police officers and county investigators must be certified by the Police Training Commission. This four day training program meets the waiver requirements established by the Police Training Commission for Police Officers and County Investigators who have been appointed as County or Municipal Humane Law Enforcement Officers.

This course will cover the following topics:

  • Role and Responsibility of a HLEO, ACO, and the Departments of Agriculture, Wildlife and Health
  • Cults and Animal Cruelty
  • Blood Sports -Dog and Cock Fighting including RICO Prosecutions
  • Animal Cruelty Statutes N.J.S.A.Title 4
  • Civil Matters
  • Animal Cruelty Investigations
  • Observation and Perception
  • Identifying, Collecting and Preserving Evidence
  • Rules of Evidence
  • Search of Buildings and Grounds
  • Veterinarian and Other Reports
  • Voluntary Surrender of Animals
  • Animal Hoarding
  • Animal Behavior and Traits Including Why Animals Lash Out
  • Common Equipment
  • Pet First Aid

The 4-day PTC Certified Humane Law Enforcement Officer Waiver Course for Police and County investigators will be held at the Morris County Police Academy located at 500 West Hanover Ave. Parsippany NJ 07054 from February 24 through 27, 2020. Classes will be held from 9:00AM to 5:00PM each day. The cost of the course is $389.00 per person.

Apply using the Academy Standard Form.

Questions relating to registration can be directed to the Morris County Police Academy at 856-374-4950.

In addition, agencies must submit a PTC-15 Waiver of Training Request to the PTC prior to enrolling all appointee’s in the course. When submitting a PTC-15 for a retired officer, please include a letter from the agency of retirement which states the officer retired in good standing and date of retirement.

Purchase orders should be made payable to Career Development Institute, PO Box 5024, Kendall Park, NJ, 08824 at the time of registration.

For further information regarding payment, certification and course content please contact Career Development Institute at 1-732-821-6997.

5 days
8:30am – 5:00pm
1-732-821-6997
02/22 – 26
www.cditraining.org
389.00 389.00

Methods Of Instruction

Methods of Instruction

This six day course is designed to assist officers in preparing successful presentations for many settings to include, classroom, department in-service training and public presentations. This course is will assist officers in preparing lesson plans, improve teaching strategies, and develop PowerPoint presentations.

Successful completion of the Methods of Instruction Course is one of the requirements necessary to be certified by the Police Training Commission to teach in the Basic Police Class. Attendees who are interested in becoming a certified PTC academy instructor must be willing to participate in two basic recruit classes per year.

This is an ambitious course requiring research, preparation of lesson plans, and 5 videotaped classroom presentations. Computer skills are extremely helpful and access to a computer is a must.

Each student must bring the following on the first day of class:

  • USB Flash drive, memory stick, 128 MB minimum.
  • Three law-enforcement, criminal justice topics that the student may wish to present during the course.
  • Typed resume

Optional material:

  • Laptop computer

Class size is limited to 18.

6 days
8:30am – 4:30pm
Tuesday thru Tuesday
03/02 – 09 100 100

Juvenile Justice Update

Juvenile Justice Update

This half day update course for Juvenile Officers is to bring patrol and juvenile officers up-to-date on the latest changes in courts rules and the code of juvenile justice. It is also intended to serve as an introductory training session for detectives newly assigned to the Juvenile Bureau. Special problems with Miranda, fingerprinting, juvenile arrest procedures and detention cases will be covered.

Conducted by Assistant Prosecutor Samantha DeNegri, Esq., Morris County Prosecutor’s Office

½ day
8:30am – 12:30pm
Thursday
03/11 N/C 25.00

First-Line Supervision

First-Line Supervision

This course takes the position that the responsibility for quality-control enforcement in an organization depends on the loyalty and abilities of its first-line supervisors. Effective supervisors are those that know when to motivate, when to lead, when to discipline, when to be subordinate and when to just get out of the way.

Attendees will be taught:

  • The legal and fiduciary responsibilities of a first-line supervisor
  • How to build a positive Supervisor-to-Subordinate relationship
  • How to apply basic principles of employee motivation, leadership and performance management to day-to-day performance problems
  • How to establish accountability with the difficult employee
  • How to conduct a Problem-Solving conference and document a plan for performance improvement
  • How to complete a Critical Incident Report that documents an employee’s performance problem.

Students will receive a model policy, class manual, handouts and certificate of training.

Students receive a class outline, model forms, rules, and certificate of attendance.

Conducted by Van Meter & Associates

To register contact:
Email: [email protected]
Online: www.vmanet.com


Registration Through Van Meter & Associates, Inc.
www.vmanet.com
1 day
8:00am – 4:00pm
Thursday
03/11 190.00 190.00

Document Fraud for Law Enforcement

Document Fraud for Law Enforcement

This course will assist law enforcement officers (Patrol Officers as well as Detectives) enhance their ability to recognize and identify the universe of identity-related documents issued by and relied upon by the MVC and the factors that motivate fraudsters.  Emerging technology has made it increasingly difficult to identify fraudulent documents.  Students will learn what tools are available to assist them in identifying counterfeit documents by providing “hands-on” training and experience in the recognition of fraudulent documents such as:  driver licenses, green cards, passports, birth certificates and social security cards.  Participants will learn the newest trends in counterfeiting of drivers licenses by “on-line” manufacturers, which has become increasingly common.  This course will also review counterfeit as well as genuine NJ inspection stickers, temporary registrations and certificates of title.

In addition, this class will review facial recognition technology as it is used by the Motor Vehicle Commission and of a cutting-edge investigative tool known as the ‘Facial Recognition Initiative.”  This technology utilizes the Photo Imaging Mugshot System maintained in the New York/New Jersey “HIDTA” program.  The repository consists of images from arrested individuals submitted by various law enforcement agencies from New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania.

Conducted by Investigator Mark Cushing
New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission/Fraudulent Documents Training Unit

1 day
9:00am – 4:00pm
Monday
03/22 N/C N/C

Law Enforcement Handling of Black Bear Complaints

Law Enforcement Handling of Black Bear Complaints

This full-day course is designed to give the patrol officers options for handling problem bears and will provide classroom training and hands-on range training in the use of equipment and conditioning techniques. Students will learn the biology of the Black Bear as well as New Jersey laws that pertain to them.

The classroom portion will be conducted at the Morris County Public Safety Training Academy from 9:00 a.m. until Noon (registration will begin at 8:30 a.m.). The field exercises will take place at 1:30 p.m. at the Black River Range, 275 North Road, Chester, NJ 07930 (Route 513, Dover-Chester Road)

Wildlife Control officials from the New Jersey Division of Fish & Wildlife as well as Conservation Officers will be the instructors.

NOTE: Students need to bring a duty issued shotgun and 10 shotgun slugs for the range portion of the class.

Conducted by Lieutenant Tom O’Rourke
New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife, Bureau of Law Enforcement

1 day
8:30am – 4:30pm
Tuesday
03/23 N/C N/C

FEMA NIMS I-200

FEMA NIMS I-200

This sixteen hour program addresses the need for an incident management system, an overview of the structure and expansibility of ICS, an understanding of the command skills needed by officers and firefighters to use ICS’ guidelines effectively, using scenario practices in its application. Appendixes including guidelines and resource information for setting up and implementing a departmental ICS will be provided. This course will meet the requirements of N.J.A.C. 5:75-6.1 for certification of Incident Management Level I.

Pre-requisite: Successful Completion of ICS I-100 & I-700

Documentation of successful completion must accompany registration if not conducted by our staff at Morris County Public Safety Training Academy.


(Meets all State & Federal standards)
2 days
8:30am – 4:30pm
Monday & Tuesday
03/29 – 30 50.00 100

Emergency Medical Dispatch

Emergency Medical Dispatch

Pre-requisites: 9-1-1 Telecommunicator’s Training & C.P.R. Certification. Copies of certificates must accompany registration.

A required course for 9-1-1 Telecommunicators. This state-approved certification course will enable the student to properly answer, prioritize and dispatch calls for medical aid, and to provide instructions for preliminary emergency medical care prior to arrival of emergency medical personnel. This class will include practical exercises and demonstrations.

Conducted by the Morris County Department of Law and Public Safety, Communications Division
Class size is limited to 25.

4 days
8:30am – 4:30pm
Monday thru Thursday
03/29 – 04/01 75.00 100.00

Applied Leadership Principles

Applied Leadership Principles

This course takes the position that true leadership is learned and involves applying a set of time-honored principles and skills to motivate and persuade others to follow a course of action to achieve a common mission and goals.  Attendees are taught the philosophy and principles fundamental to being an effective leader, three tools all leaders apply to get others to follow, using “Lighthouse Thinking” as a way to ensure all variables are considered before making a critical decision, the five bases of power all leaders use and perfect, and how leader’s keep themselves “Under the Umbrella” of protection.

To register contact:


Registration at www.vmanet.com
1 day
8:00am – 4:00pm
Thursday
04/01 190.00

Basic Crash Investigation

Basic Crash Investigation

This course is the basic training that will teach officers the proper techniques for recognizing and properly recording damage that occurs when motor vehicles collide. It also covers gathering critical evidence that may be used to reconstruct a crash at a later date. Related topics include information from people, roads and vehicles. This course is designed for new officers or officers assigned to a traffic bureau. There are some basic math formulas taught and officers enrolled should have basic algebra skills and will need a scientific calculator. Students will need a scientific calculator, a compass, a flex curve and a 360 degree protractor.

Class size is strictly limited to one (1) officer per department.

Conducted by the State of New Jersey, Division of Highway Traffic Safety

Please use the Academy Police In-Service Registration Form.

10 days
8:00am – 4:00pm
Monday thru Friday
04/05 – 16 N/C N/C

Expandable Straight / MEB (Basic) Recertification

Expandable Straight / Side Handle Baton Recertification

Scheduling and information by contacting Sergeant Paul Carifi, Jr. at 973-285-2979 or [email protected]

Pre-requisite: Must present a current Basic Side Handle or Expandable Straight Baton Instructor certification.

This half-day course is specifically designed for those officers who successfully completed a basic certification course within the past three years and are due for recertification with their side handle baton or expandable straight baton.

Conducted by Sergeant Paul Carifi, Jr., Morris County Public Safety Training Academy

½ day
8:30am – 12:30pm
Schedule by contacting the     Academy 25.00 35.00

Cell Block Management and Suicide Awareness

Cell Block Management and Suicide Awareness

This two-hour course is devoted to the requirements for operating and maintaining a safe and secure detention facility, as set forth in Chapter 34 of the New Jersey Administration Code. The “Cell Block Management” segment will review sound security practices and the minimum requirements for supervising detainees will be stressed. The “Suicide Awareness” segment will focus on such topics as the profiling of suicidal detainees, the screening and supervision of such detainees, the various ways in which detainees may attempt suicide, the liability factor and appropriate policy and procedures for handling suicide attempts.

Conducted by Sergeant Andrew Bileci, Morris County Sheriff’s Office / Bureau of Corrections

2 hours
8:30am – 10:30am
Thursday
04/08 N/C 25.00

Driver Simulator Training

Driver Simulator Training

This course is designed to reinforce a driver’s ability to develop a system that will assist in making sound decisions and reduce driving risk.  Managing risk involves controlling visibility, time, space and being aware of the traction available.  The “Driving Simulator” is a training device which includes a steering wheel, brake, and accelerator controls, and provides a feel similar to those experienced in a real vehicle (Police, Fire or Ambulance).

Through the use of this technology, the attendee will learn how to react to various traffic elements such as pedestrians, other vehicles and road conditions, and how to predict possible conflict with other highway users. The simulator allows for the measurement of reaction time, braking time and total stopping distance.

This course is open to Fire, Police and EMS personnel.

Class size is limited to 8.

Conducted by Detective (Retired) Arnold Anderson, Coordinator, Community Traffic Safety Program

1 day
8:30am – 2:30pm
Thursday
04/08 25.00 50.00

Sex Crimes Investigation

Sex Crimes Investigation

This four-day course is designed to provide an overview of the functions of the Sex Crimes/Child Endangerment Unit of the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office.  This course will identify the types of cases handled by the Unit and explain the criteria for reporting suspected incidents of abuse. Geared primarily for the municipal police department detective, this course will cover a variety of topics that will assist the officer to more effectively investigate allegations of sexual and physical abuse.

Program topics and areas of instruction:

  • Myths and Facts Regarding Sexual Abuse Victims and Offenders
  • Investigative Aspects of Adult and Child Sex Crimes Investigations
  • Legal Aspects of Adult and Child Sex Crimes Investigations
  • Medical Aspects of Child Sex Crime and Physical Abuse Investigations
  • Suspect Interviewing Techniques
  • Utilization of Consensual Intercepts
  • Drug Facilitated Sexual Assaults
  • Computer/Internet Investigations
  • Role of the S.A.R.T./S.A.N.E. Program
  • Role of the Division of Youth and Family Services
  • Megan’s Law Training

Conducted by Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Sex Crimes/Child Endangerment Unit

4 days
8:30am – 4:00pm
Tuesday thru Friday
04/27 – 30 25.00 50.00

Career Survival for First Line Supervisors

Career Survival for First Line Supervisors

The “First Line Supervisor” is one of the most important and challenging assignments an employee can be tasked with during their career. They are the first line personnel who turn policy into action. They are required to provide leadership at all times, and their personnel will look for guidance and support from them during critical incidents. Making good decisions is crucial, and the First Line Supervisor needs to understand the importance of following current case law, agency rules, and policies to reduce liability and career failure.

New Jersey is one of the most plaintiff-friendly states, and liability claims can negatively affect the agency’s resources and reputation. Identifying the challenges of the assignment and preparing our personnel for the future will assist them with becoming successful leaders.

Purpose: This is a risk management program that was designed for First-Line Supervisors. Once this training is completed, the student will be able to identify the risks associated with their assignment, reduce liability claims, and understand the importance of their leadership role.

Goals: Liability reduction through training – topics include but are not limited to:

  • Leadership and Organizational Responsibilities
  • Decision Making Procedures
  • Reducing Liability Claims
  • Understanding Harassment and Retaliation in the Workplace
  • Dealing with Difficult Employees
  • Performance Improvement Plans
  • Identifying and Understanding Ministerial Duties

Registration:

J. A. Montgomery Risk Control
TRIAD 1828 CENTRE
2 Cooper Street, Camden, NJ 08102
P: 856-552-4744, 856-552-6862
[email protected], [email protected]

Course / Contact Information:
Lieutenant Glenn Prince (Ret.)
Associate Public Sector Director

Chief Keith F. Hummel (Ret.)
Associate Public Sector Director

½ day
8:30am – 12:30pm
Monday
04/29 N/C N/C

FEMA NIMS I-300

FEMA NIMS I-300

This twenty-four hour program addresses the next level of incident management. The course provides the scenarios and applications of using the NIMS Incident Command System at this level. Both lecture and interactive training is used to reinforce the methods and application of this level of management. This course will meet the requirements of NJAC5:75-6.1 for certification of Incident Command Level 2 and the requirements of the NJ Governor’s Executive Order #50.

Pre-requisite: Successful Completion of ICS I-200

Documentation of successful completion must accompany registration if not conducted by our staff at Morris County Public Safety Training Academy.

3 days
8:30am – 4:30pm
Tuesday thru Thursday
05/04 – 06 100.00 150.00

Discipline and Termination: Rules, Policies and Procedures

Discipline & Termination: Rules, Policies and Procedures

The traditional punitive approach to progressive discipline and termination has become increasingly burdensome and complex. Civil rights laws, unions and civil service boards provide too many opportunities for problem employees to file frivolous grievances and law suits. Management needs to include non-­punitive approaches, last chance agreements and no-fault terminations to deal with employees who will not or can’t comply with the rules of the organization and be productive.

Attendees will be taught:

  • How court and arbiters’ support for management’s right to enforce its rules, policies, procedures and practices with discipline and termination.
  • The principles of Just Cause and Due Process as they apply to progressive discipline and terminations.
  • How to use traditional v. non-traditional approaches to progressive discipline and termination.

Each student will take home a class manual, model forms ready to use, and a training certificate.

To register, contact:
Email: [email protected]
Online: www.vmanet.com


Registration through Van Meter & Associates, Inc. at www.vmanet.com
1 day
8:00am – 4:00pm
Thursday
05/06 190.00 190.00

Performance Improvement Program

Performance Improvement Program (PIP)

PIP’s are well accepted by courts, arbiters, civil review boards and employees as a non-punitive means for dealing with employee performance deficiencies. They reduce the burden on management by placing the responsibility squarely on the employee’s shoulders for improvement, reduce the basis for grievances because they are non-punitive methods for correcting deficient performance and they provide a valid offense against claims of illegal discrimination.

  • The three causes for performance failure
  • Standards for determining when performance needs improvement
  • The advantages of performance improvement plans over punitive action
  • How to develop a Performance Improvement Plan
  • What it takes to enforce an improvement plan

Students will receive a model policy, class manual, handouts and certificate of training.

Conducted by Van Meter & Associates, Inc.

To register or request further information: www.vmanet.com


Registration through Van Meter & Associates, Inc. at www.vmanet.com
1 day
9:00am – 3:00pm
Friday
05/07 190.00 190.00

Tactical Handgun

Tactical Handgun

This one-day course in advanced handgun operations will incorporate a degree of defensive maneuvers, as well as advanced skills in the use and operation of a handgun.  Practical exercises on the Academy range will include tactical operations, cover, concealment, and malfunction drills.

Required Equipment and Dress Code:

  • Duty weapon and holster
  • 500 rounds of factory ammunition
  • Eye and ear protection
  • Department uniform

Conducted by Sergeant Mark Castellano, Morris County Prosecutor’s Office

Class size is limited to 12.

1 day
8:30am – 4:00pm
Friday
05/07 20.00 40.00

Telecommunicator Continuing Education/Refresher: Hazmat

Telecommunicator Continuing Education/Refresher: “Hazmat”

PRE-REQUISITE: Public Safety Telecommunication certificate

The emphasis of this on-day tactical communications course is to better equip dispatchers for their critical role in assisting the officer in life-threatening incidents.  This course of instruction meets the New Jersey Office of Emergency Telecommunications Services annual re-certification requirement pursuant to N.J.S.A. 17:24 – 22.

This eight (8) hour course covers both EMD and Basic Telecommunication continuing education that meets the ongoing training requirement under the New Jersey 9-1-1 Emergency Telephone System Regulations [17:24-2.2(c)2].

Conducted by the Morris County Department of Law and Public Safety, Communications Division


(NJ approved EMD/Basic  CEU’s)
1 day
8:30am – 4:30pm
Monday
05/03 50.00 50.00

Law of Interrogation & Video Recording of Suspect Interviews / Eyewitness ID's, Line-ups & Memorializing of Out of Court ID's / Courtroom Testimony for Police Officers

Law of Interrogation & Video Recording of Suspect Interviews
Eyewitness ID’s, Line-ups & Memorializing of Out of Court ID’s
Courtroom Testimony for Police Officers

This block of instruction will provide police officers with an overview of New Jersey’s laws pertaining to:

LAW OF INTERROGATION & VIDEO RECORDING OF SUSPECT INTERVIEWS

This course will explore the laws governing the questioning of suspects and the legal requirements of video recording of suspect interviews.  When a suspect must be advised of his/her rights and when the police must cease interrogation.  Tactical and technical considerations of the interview and recording process and investigative techniques that will enable you to interrogate suspects thoroughly while obeying the case laws restricting police interrogation.

EYEWITNESS IDENTIFICATION & LINE-UPS AND MEMORIALIZING OUT-OF-COURT IDENTIFICATIONS

This course is designed to acquaint the attendee with current research and the Attorney General Guidelines on Eyewitness Identifications, Photo Line-ups and Live Line-ups.  Practical examples of building a defensible line-up and the process of showing a line-up to a witness will be used.  The course will also provide police officers with the legal requirements of accurately and properly recording the results of out-of-court identifications performed by witnesses.

COURTROOM TESTIMONY FOR POLICE OFFICERS

This program will help prepare law enforcement personnel of any rank who will find themselves in the position of providing testimony in a courtroom setting.  This program will assist officers in understanding techniques used by prosecutors and defense attorneys in direct and cross examinations.  Attendees will also observe and participate in mock trial situations in order to practically apply the skills learned.

Conducted by Executive Assistant Prosecutor Maggie Calderwood, Morris County Prosecutor’s Office

1 day
8:30am – 3:00pm
Tuesday
05/11 20.00 40.00

Telecommunicator Training - NECI 911: 'Suicide Calls'

Telecommunicator Training – NECI 911: “Suicide Calls”

The purpose of this course is to provide the knowledge and skills necessary to properly handle suicidal callers. The course is designed to inform the 9-1-1 Dispatcher about the suicidal mind and specific courses of action when confronted with a suicide call.

Performance Objectives

Upon completion of this block of instruction, the student will be able to:

  1. Understanding common myths about suicide
  2. Understand the answers to frequently asked questions about suicidal people
  3. Understanding suicide
  4. Understanding suicidal people
  5. Demonstrate how to effectively handle a suicide call

Conducted by Dennis L Snyder Jr. and Donald Smith, 911 System Operations Coordinators

Morris County Department of Law and Public Safety, Communications Division

1 day
8:30am – 4:30pm
Friday
05/14 50.00 50.00

Police Matron Training

Police Matron

This class provides the duties and responsibilities of a police matron.  The program discusses appropriate New Jersey statutes, ethics, personal safety, prisoner processing, handcuffing, search techniques, confidentiality, juvenile rights, report writing, observation and transportation of prisoners and a use of force overview.  Each student is required to participate in both a search and handcuffing exercise.

Class size is limited to 15.

Conducted by Officer Tracy Baldassare, Bernard Township Police Department

1 day
9:00am – 4:00pm
Monday
05/17 N/C 25.00

Advanced Crash Investigation (Formerly Crash II)

Advanced Crash Investigation

PRE-REQUISITE FOR THIS COURSE: Completion of the Basic Crash Investigation

A prerequisite for this two-week course is completion of Basic Crash Investigation. This intense class builds on BCI and covers interpreting tire marks, road scars, advanced measuring methods, vehicle damage analysis and vehicle behavior during collisions. This course is also known as advanced or technical training. If applicants had a problem with the math involved in BCI they should hone their algebra skills prior to signing up for ACI since there is a noticeable emphasis on math formulas as they relate to collisions.

The Vehicle Dynamics curriculum, offered as a stand-alone course in the past, is now part of the ACI course. This course is very intense and is for officers with strong math skills.

Students must bring the materials that they were issued during the Basic Crash Investigation course. In addition, students should bring multi-colored pencils for vector diagrams.

Class is limited to one officer per department.

Conducted by the State of New Jersey, Division of Highway Traffic Safety

Please use the Academy Police In-Service Registration Form.

10 days
8:00am – 4:00pm
Monday thru Friday
05/17 – 28 N/C N/C

Police Carbine Instructor Course

Police Carbine Instructor Course

This three-day course is for current firearm instructors who would like to become Police Carbine Instructors.  This course will include Operational Safety and the Police Carbine, policy development on patrol weapon supplements, carbine shooting techniques, carbine nomenclature and live fire drills.  The course will conclude with qualifications on the NJ Attorney General’s Carbine Qualification Course (Day & Night).

Pre-Requisite: All attendees must be qualified firearm instructors and successfully completed a state-approved firearm instructor course. Proof of same must accompany Academy registration.

Required Equipment and Dress:

  • Carbine Rifle – a rifle which fires a handgun round.
  • At least 3 magazines
  • Carbine Rifle User Manual
  • 1200 Rounds of ball ammunition
  • Department issued sling if used
  • Cleaning Equipment
  • Eye and Ear protection
  • A baseball style hat
  • Note taking instruments
  • Department’s Carbine Policy
  • Duty handgun and related gear
  • 50 rounds ball ammunition for handgun
  • Knee and elbow protection optional

Class size is limited to 12.

Conducted by John Zamrok, State Range Master (Ret.)
Firearms Training / Consultant

Registration and additional information by contacting [email protected] or 973-476-0734


Registration through [email protected]
3 days
8:30am – 4:30pm
Wednesday thru Friday
05/19 – 21 200.00 200.00

Suicide By Cop

Suicide By Cop

Suicide by Cop (SbC) is becoming a more frequently occurring event in New Jersey. There are many variables that will be discussed that lead to a SbC incident.  Deinstitutionalization, criminal past, present criminal action, drug and/or alcohol use, are some of ones that will be examined.

We will also explain the concept of less-than lethal force, concerns of crisis management, legal defense for law enforcement, and recent studies that have been done on the subject.

This course will inform participants all the particulars of Suicide by Cop.  They will be able to differentiate between different types of behavioral indicators that can help predict an incident.  They will learn issues of the mentally ill in New Jersey and mental health as a variable in SbC.  They will gain insight of the role the media plays in regards to SbC.

At the completion of this course they will have a strong understanding of Suicide by Cop as well as other law enforcement concerns.

The course is open to all police personnel regardless of rank or current assignment. The ultimate goal of the in-service class is to get this needed information to as many law enforcement officers as possible in an effort to keep them safer.

Conducted by Lt. Jason McErlean, Westfield Police Department

1 day
8:30am – 4:00pm
Monday
06/07 20.00 45.00

FEMA NIMS I-400

FEMA NIMS I-400

This sixteen hour course addresses the next level of incident management. The course provides the scenario and applications for planned and unplanned events using the NIMS Incident Command System at this level. Both lecture and interactive training is used to reinforce the methods and application of this level of management.

For the best results of this course EMS, Fire and Police agencies need to be in attendance together. Outreach courses held by individual jurisdictions (towns, boroughs, fire districts) alone or in conjunction with other jurisdictions is preferred.

This course meets the requirements of NJAC5:75-6.1 certification of Incident Management Level 3 and the requirements of the NJ Governor’s Executive Order #50.

Pre-requisite: Successful Completion of ICS-300

Documentation of successful completion must accompany registration if not conducted by our staff at Morris County Public Safety Training Academy.

2 days
8:30am – 4:30pm
Monday & Tuesday
06/07 – 08 100.00 150.00

Firearms Instructor Course

Firearms Instructor Course

Pre-requisites:

  • Successful completion of a basic firearms course.
  • Candidates must achieve an average score of 95% or better during three (3) pre-qualification runs of the HQC1 in the morning of the first day of class to be admitted into the course.
  • Candidates must also achieve a score of 80% or better in the HNQC and demonstrate the safe handle their firearms throughout the course to successfully complete the course.

This five-day course provides law enforcement agencies with trained firearms instructors who are certified to instruct and qualify their department personnel in the safe use and handling of firearms. Instruction will include use of force, nomenclature and operation of firearms, care and cleaning of weapons, target evaluation and analysis, diagnosing shooter error, proficiency drills, range operation and management, firearm safety, basic shooting principles, various firearm-training exercises, subdued light firing, and shotgun training.

Successful completion fulfills one of the five requirements for certification as a Police Training Commission Firearms Instructor to instruct in the Basic Course for Police Officers and the Basic Course for Corrections Officers.

The other requirements being, three years’ experience in firearms training, two years of college, completion of a Methods of Instruction Course, as well as the endorsement of the Academy Director, Agency Chief and Academy Rangemaster.

Required Equipment:

  • Range glasses, Hearing protection and Baseball style hat
  • Department Handgun – Shotgun – Duty Holster – Flashlight – Magazines
  • 1,000 rounds of Factory Loaded Service Ammunition or substantially identical practice ammunition
  • 20 rounds of rifle slug ammunition (for agencies using slug ammunition)
  • 25 rounds 00 Buck

The department armorer must check weapons prior to the course to ensure their safe condition.

NOTE: A Firearms Verification Form MUST ACCOMPANY THE REGISTRATION FORM.

Conducted by Academy Rangemaster and Firearms Staff

5 days
8:30am – 4:30pm
Monday thru Friday
06/07 – 11 125.00 125.00

Radar Instructor Course

Radar Instructor Course

Pre-requisite: All attendees must be certified Radar Operators for two years.

This three-day course will provide the sending agency with a certified instructor in Police Traffic Radar Operations, who will then be able to certify and re-certify radar operators at the department level.  This program provides the student with the fundamental knowledge from which to conduct police traffic radar operator courses.  Topics include basic concepts of stationary, moving, and same-direction moving radar; general fundamentals of practical radar operation; device testing requirements; and legal aspects of radar operation. This course is designed to deliver accurate and comprehensive speed enforcement training for instructors throughout New Jersey based upon case law and the Doppler principle.

Class size is limited to 20.

3 days
8:30am – 4:30pm
Wednesday thru Friday
06/09 –  11 100.00 100.00

Telecommunicator Training NECI 911: Bomb Threats

Telecommunicator Training – NECI 911: “Bomb Threats”

The purpose of this interactive workshop is to provide the 9‐1‐1 Officer with the knowledge and skills for handling bomb threat call.

  • Student Performance Objectives
  • Upon completion of this course, the communications officer should be able to:
  • Know what questions to ask
  • Understand the significance of the exact wording of the threat
  • Understand techniques on how to ascertain information about the caller
  • Understand the significance of:
  • What is said by the caller
  • Voice inflections
  • Articulation
  • Background noises
  • Be able to develop a bomb threat protocol

Conducted by Dennis L Snyder Jr. and Donald Smith, 911 System Operations Coordinators
Morris County Department of Law and Public Safety, Communications Division

1 day
8:30am – 4:30pm
Friday
06/11 50.00 50.00

Driver Simulator Training

Driver Simulator Training

This course is designed to reinforce a driver’s ability to develop a system that will assist in making sound decisions and reduce driving risk.  Managing risk involves controlling visibility, time, space and being aware of the traction available.  The “Driving Simulator” is a training device which includes a steering wheel, brake, and accelerator controls, and provides a feel similar to those experienced in a real vehicle (Police, Fire or Ambulance).

Through the use of this technology, the attendee will learn how to react to various traffic elements such as pedestrians, other vehicles and road conditions, and how to predict possible conflict with other highway users. The simulator allows for the measurement of reaction time, braking time and total stopping distance.

This course is open to Fire, Police and EMS personnel.

Class size is limited to 8.

Conducted by Detective (Retired) Arnold Anderson, Coordinator, Community Traffic Safety Program

1 day
8:30am – 2:30pm
Friday
06/18 25.00 50.00

Missing Persons

Missing Persons

This one-day course is designed to provide an overview of the missing person’s investigation. The program will identify and discuss various techniques with regard to this discipline.  A major emphasis of the course will be to explain techniques needed for a successful investigation.  The course will also cover additional resources available (i.e. the use of scent dogs, specially trained search and rescue teams) used in a missing persons investigation.  The course is intended for investigative personnel responsible for conducting missing person’s investigations and actual cases will be presented.

Conducted by Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Missing Persons Unit

1 day
8:30am – 4:00pm
Thursday
06/17 N/C 25.00

Telecommunicator Training NECI 911 - Domestic Violence Calls

Telecommunicators Training NECI 911: “Domestic Violence Calls”

This course will provide the 9-1-1 Officer with the key terms, definitions and situational factors associated with domestic violence.

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Understand Domestic Violence Terms
  2. Understand Domestic Violence Definitions
  3. Understand Dynamics of Domestic Violence
  4. Understand Why Victims Stay with Abusers
  5. Understand Roles and Responsibilities of 9-1-1 in Domestic Violence Calls
  6. Understand How to Use a Domestic Violence Protocol
  7. Understand Domestic Violence Call-handling Techniques

Class size is limited to 20.

Conducted by Dennis L Snyder Jr. CMCP and Donald Smith CMCP
911 System Operations Coordinators, Morris County Department of Law and Public Safety, Communications Division

1 day
8:30am – 4:30pm
Friday
06/25 50.00 50.00
97th Basic Police Class 20 weeks
Monday thru Friday
07/06 – 11/18 500.00 1,000.00

Driver Simulator Training

Driver Simulator Training

This course is designed to reinforce a driver’s ability to develop a system that will assist in making sound decisions and reduce driving risk.  Managing risk involves controlling visibility, time, space and being aware of the traction available.  The “Driving Simulator” is a training device which includes a steering wheel, brake, and accelerator controls, and provides a feel similar to those experienced in a real vehicle (Police, Fire or Ambulance).

Through the use of this technology, the attendee will learn how to react to various traffic elements such as pedestrians, other vehicles and road conditions, and how to predict possible conflict with other highway users. The simulator allows for the measurement of reaction time, braking time and total stopping distance.

This course is open to Fire, Police and EMS personnel.

Class size is limited to 8.

Conducted by Detective (Retired) Arnold Anderson, Coordinator, Community Traffic Safety Program

1 day
8:30am – 2:30pm
Friday
08/06 25.00 50.00

Property And Evidence Management

Property and Evidence Management

This half day seminar is designed for persons who are responsible for overseeing their department’s property or evidence rooms and individuals who are assigned to the evidence function.  The purpose of this class is to provide consistent training to all Morris County law enforcement individuals who have been in the evidence function for some time and would like new ideas to improve their property and evidence function.

Topics to be covered during this program include: (1) audits and inventories; (2) facility design and requirements; (3) storage issues; (4) packaging and labeling; (5) paper vs. computerized evidence systems and bar codes; (6) chain of custody; (7) evidence destruction, disposal, purging; (8) policies and procedures; (9) issues related to money, weapons, controlled substances, biohazards and found property. Particular attention will be placed on the Morris County uniform destruction of evidence form and policies regarding the destruction of firearms and controlled dangerous substances will be included.

Conducted by Agent Terry O’Grady
Morris County Prosecutor’s Office

½ day
8:30am – 12:00pm
Wednesday
08/04 N/C 25.00

Expandable Straight / MEB Instructor Refresher

Expandable Straight / Side Handle Baton Instructor Recertification

Pre‑requisite:  Must present a current Basic Side Handle or Expandable Straight Baton Instructor certification.

This one day refresher course for instructors is specifically designed for those officers who successfully completed an instructors’ course within the past three years and are seeking re-certification to instruct others in the use of the side handle baton or expandable straight baton.

Note: Participants should wear gym clothing and bring a side handle baton with a Trumbull stop donut or expandable straight baton and belt holder.

Scheduling and information by contacting Sergeant Paul Carifi, Jr. at 973-285-2979 or [email protected]

1 day
8:30am – 4:30pm
Schedule by contacting the     Academy 25.00 45.00

Safe School Resource Officer

Safe School Resource Officer / School Liaison Training

Attendees will be given a working knowledge of the school resource officer concept and other school-based policing programs.  There will be a written examination and at least one graded practical exercise for each student.  Basic course attendees will also be required to research and complete a handwritten lesson plan on a law related topic of their choice.  Officers will receive the Basic or the Advanced SRO Course Certificate upon successful completion of the course.  N.J.A.S.R.O. is offering these training classes for the law enforcement officer working in an educational environment.

To register or request further information: http://www.njsafeandsecure.org/

Conducted by New Jersey Association of School Resource Officers


Registration or more information through http://njsafeandsecure.org
5 day
8:30am – 4:30pm
Monday thru Friday
08/16 – 20 425.00 425.00

School Crossing Guard

School Crossing Guard

This full day course is for the adult school crossing guard. The course will include information of the different methods of traffic control and the duties and responsibilities of adult school crossing guards.  The curriculum for the course will follow the recommended procedures for school crossing guard’s course designed by the New Jersey Association of Chiefs of Police and State of New Jersey Division of Highway Safety.

Conducted by Lieutenant Daniel Worts (Ret.) & Detective Peter Ricciardi
Boonton Township Police Department

To register, contact:
Jaine A Testa, Customer Service Rep
PERMA Risk Management Services
[email protected]

1 day
8:30am – 4:00pm
Wednesday
08/18 10.00 35.00

Law Enforcement Response To Wildlife Related Complaints

Law Enforcement Response to Wildlife Related Complaints

This half-day course will provide police officers with an overview of New Jersey’s laws pertaining to Fish and Wildlife while discussing common problems associated with these situations.  Topics for discussion will include ways for the responding officer to handle nuisance wildlife complaints, common hunting related complaints, handling calls relating to pollution of the State’s waterways, the State’s laws on possession of exotic animals, along with an overview of the State’s licensing requirements for hunting/fishing related activities.

Conducted by Lieutenant Tom O’Rourke
New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife, Bureau of Law Enforcement

½ day
8:30am – 12:30pm
Thursday
09/02 N/C N/C

Driver Simulator Training

Driver Simulator Training

This course is designed to reinforce a driver’s ability to develop a system that will assist in making sound decisions and reduce driving risk.  Managing risk involves controlling visibility, time, space and being aware of the traction available.  The “Driving Simulator” is a training device which includes a steering wheel, brake, and accelerator controls, and provides a feel similar to those experienced in a real vehicle (Police, Fire or Ambulance).

Through the use of this technology, the attendee will learn how to react to various traffic elements such as pedestrians, other vehicles and road conditions, and how to predict possible conflict with other highway users. The simulator allows for the measurement of reaction time, braking time and total stopping distance.

This course is open to Fire, Police and EMS personnel.

Class size is limited to 8.

Conducted by Detective (Retired) Arnold Anderson, Coordinator, Community Traffic Safety Program

1 day
8:30am – 2:30pm
Thursday
09/02 25.00 50.00

Arrest, Search Seizure Update/Search Warrant Preparation/Communications Data Warrant Preparation/Effective Tools for a Successful Prosecution

Arrest, Search Seizure Update
Search Warrant Preparation
Communications Data Warrant Preparation
Effective Tools for a Successful Prosecution

ARREST, SEARCH AND SEIZURE

This is an overview of the latest laws, court decisions and policing strategies affecting the area of Arrest, Search and Seizure.

SEARCH WARRANT PREP

This program focuses on important aspects of the search warrant process. Topics that will be addressed are the preparation of the affidavit and search warrant, scope and intensity of the search, preparation and execution of the warrant and common search warrant problems.

COMMUNICATIONS DATA WARRANT PREP

This program will address issues relating to the steps needed to obtain all forms of electronic records, including telephone toll billing records, mobile telephone records, cell site information and e-mail.

EFFECTIVE TOOLS FOR A SUCCESSFUL PROSECUTION

This section will address issues that frequently arise in the course of an investigation that should be considered to build a successful prosecution. Other topics that will be addressed are Criminal Justice Reform, charging issues and drafting affidavits of probable cause.

The courses are recommended as a yearly refresher for all law enforcement personnel.

Conducted by Morris County Prosecutor’s Office

1 day
8:30am – 3:00pm
Wednesday
09/08 20.00 40.00

High-Performance Leadership

High-Performance Leadership

A Guide to the Most Critical Leadership Concepts for Law Enforcement in 2021

Leadership is among the most challenging, exciting, and rewarding experiences one could have, but like anything else, it is a learned skill set. Today’s law enforcement leaders must be highly skilled and highly knowledgeable as to the tenets and possibilities of modern leadership.

Presented in a methodized outline manner in concert with PowerPoint, this class will begin with a discussion on the concept and true definition of high-performance leadership followed by an analysis of the existing law enforcement leadership development structure.

We will examine the traits of successful leaders in law enforcement, the private sector, the military, and beyond. We will also explore where leaders sometimes fall short.

Ultimately, taking your leadership to the next level is accomplished by taking your people to the next level. When executed properly, the possibilities are limitless. This course will benefit both new and seasoned law enforcement leaders.

Performance Objectives

After the completion of the training, attendees will be able to:

  1.  Describe high-performance leadership and how it can take the unit, the division, and the organization to the next level;
  2. Explain the benefits of eliminating the traditional one-and-done leadership class and replacing it with a comprehensive leadership development program;
  3. List the most common obstacles to effective leadership and how to avoid them; and
  4. Learn the skills and attributes that high-performance leaders need today.

To register CONTACT:
Andrew A. DeMuth Jr.,
Manager, CODIS Compliance Unit
New Jersey Division of Criminal Justice, Office of the Attorney General
[email protected]

1 day
8:30am – 4:00pm
Thursday
09/09 N/C N/C

High Risk Motor Vehicle Stops & Clearing Of Buildings

High Risk Motor Vehicle Stops & Clearing of Buildings

In a High Risk Stop the police officer is facing potentially dangerous individuals. The suspect(s) also need to know that they are also facing danger if he/she does not follow the officer’s orders. In this program, participants, utilizing training weapons and live suspects, address the many aspects of high risk motor vehicle stops and the clearing of buildings.  A proper mind-set, good tactics, and a focus on safety will be stressed.

Each participant will need to bring Class B uniform or regular uniform, Eye protection; Ear Protection, Ballistic Vest; Flashlight, Duty Gear, Handcuffs and Key. NO WEAPONS.

Conducted by Detective Eugene Fluri, SERT Commander
Morris County Sheriff’s Department
Class size is limited to 15.

1 day
8:30am – 4:30pm
Friday
09/10 15.00 40.00

Telecommunicator's Training–9-1-1 Basic 40 Hour Course

Telecommunicator’s Training – 911

BASIC 40-HOUR COURSE

The basic 40‑Hour Telecommunicator Training Course, as approved by the Office of Emergency Telecommunication Service (OETS), is designed for dispatchers having less than 320 hours of public safety dispatch experience.  The course addresses both functional jobs of complaint taker and dispatcher, rather than dealing with them separately.  Likewise, it deals with the basics of telecommunications for all public safety services.  All participants who successfully complete this course will be certified by the State Office of Emergency Telecommunication Service as a P.S.A.P. operator.

Note: Academy dress code is in effect for this course.

Conducted by the Morris County Department of Law and Public Safety Communications Division

Class size is limited to 20.

5 days
8:30am – 4:30pm
Monday thru Friday
09/13 – 17 175.00 200.00

Internal Affairs Policy & Procedures

Internal Affairs Policy and Procedures

This three-day course will familiarize the Internal Affairs Officer with the Attorney General’s directives for conducting Internal Affairs investigations. The course will cover in part; criminal and administrative investigations, interviewing department members, maintaining and tracking of records, confidentiality of the investigations/files, Garrity Warnings, Weingarten representatives, the 45-day rule, and the proper use of forms utilized while conducting Internal Affair investigations. This course is provided in lieu of the 4-day Internal Affairs course previously hosted by the Division of Criminal Justice.

Legal staff will provide answers to issues that confront the Internal Affairs Officer and executive officer.

Conducted by Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Specialized Crimes Division

3 days
8:30am – 4:30pm
Wednesday thru Friday
09/15 – 17 N/C 25.00

The Below 100 Program

Below 100 Training Program

MISSION

Reduce Line of Duty Deaths to fewer than 100 per year (Not seen since 1943)

APPROACH

Target areas under an officer’s control that are known to result in death or injury

VISION

Eliminate preventable line of duty deaths and serious injuries through compelling common-sense training designed to focus on areas under an officer’s control.

BELOW 100 IS COMPRISED OF FIVE CORE TENETS

  • Wear your belt
  • Watch your speed
  • Wear your vest
  • WIN – What’s Important Now?
  • Remember: Complacency Kills!

Registration for Course / Contact Information:

Lieutenant Glenn Prince (Ret.)
Associate Public Sector Director
[email protected]

Chief Keith F. Hummel (Ret.)
Associate Public Sector Director
[email protected]

½ day
8:00am – 12:00pm
Wednesday
09/15 N/C N/C

Document Fraud for Law Enforcement

Document Fraud for Law Enforcement

This course will assist law enforcement officers (Patrol Officers as well as Detectives) enhance their ability to recognize and identify the universe of identity-related documents issued by and relied upon by the MVC and the factors that motivate fraudsters.  Emerging technology has made it increasingly difficult to identify fraudulent documents.  Students will learn what tools are available to assist them in identifying counterfeit documents by providing “hands-on” training and experience in the recognition of fraudulent documents such as:  driver licenses, green cards, passports, birth certificates and social security cards.  Participants will learn the newest trends in counterfeiting of drivers licenses by “on-line” manufacturers, which has become increasingly common.  This course will also review counterfeit as well as genuine NJ inspection stickers, temporary registrations and certificates of title.

In addition, this class will review facial recognition technology as it is used by the Motor Vehicle Commission and of a cutting-edge investigative tool known as the ‘Facial Recognition Initiative.”  This technology utilizes the Photo Imaging Mugshot System maintained in the New York/New Jersey “HIDTA” program.  The repository consists of images from arrested individuals submitted by various law enforcement agencies from New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania.

Conducted by Investigator Mark Cushing
New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission/Fraudulent Documents Training Unit

1 day
9:00am – 4:00pm
Wednesday
09/15 N/C N/C

Radar Instructor Refresher

Radar Instructor Refresher

The radar training program, administered by the Police Services Section, is based upon the voluntary compliance of participating police agencies and training requirements established by the Division of Criminal Justice in 1990. The goal of the program is to deliver accurate and comprehensive speed enforcement training for operators and instructors throughout New Jersey, based upon case law and the Doppler principle.

To date, there are 11,198 certified operators and instructors in the program. The Police Services Section collects training records indexed by agency and issues certificates to officers. Certification confirms that officers complied with and met the training requirements established by the Division of Criminal Justice. Radar operators must attend refresher training to maintain their instructor certification.

Conducted by Detective Arnold Anderson
Coordinator, Community Traffic Safety Program

1 day
8:30am – 4:30pm
Friday
09/10 N/C N/C

S.A.N.E./S.A.R.T. Training

S.A.N.E. / S.A.R.T. Training

This three-hour in-service seminar is for all Morris County Law Enforcement Officers to familiarize them with the SANE/SART program. The presentation will outline the procedures involved with the criminal investigation of acute sexual assault cases involving child and adult victims. All aspects of the initial response will be covered including the role of the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners; the collection and control of forensic evidence; the medical examination process; legal issues; the legal rights of the victim; and response procedures by the police and investigators.

The SART approach to sexual assault is now the policy in Morris County. It is strongly recommended that law enforcement supervisors, detectives, and other likely responders attend this training program.

Conducted by Alexis Rachel, RN, FN-CSA
Morris County Prosecutor’s Office

½ day
8:00am – 12:00pm
Friday
09/17 N/C 25.00

FEMA NIMS I-200

FEMA NIMS I-200

This sixteen hour program addresses the need for an incident management system, an overview of the structure and expansibility of ICS, an understanding of the command skills needed by officers and firefighters to use ICS’ guidelines effectively, using scenario practices in its application. Appendixes including guidelines and resource information for setting up and implementing a departmental ICS will be provided. This course will meet the requirements of N.J.A.C. 5:75-6.1 for certification of Incident Management Level I.

Pre-requisite: Successful Completion of ICS I-100 & I-700

Documentation of successful completion must accompany registration if not conducted by our staff at Morris County Public Safety Training Academy.

2 days
8:30am – 4:30pm
Monday & Tuesday
09/27 – 28 50.00 100.00

Morris County Narcotics Update

Morris County Narcotics Update

This four (4) hour program will discuss the current drug trends in Morris county as well as issues dealing with the signs and symptoms of the drugs which are discussed.  A heavy emphasis will be placed on the club drugs which are becoming more prevalent in Morris County as well as issues involving ecstasy.  We will discuss the paraphernalia that is associated with these drugs.

Conducted by Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Special Enforcement Unit

½ day
12:30pm – 4:30pm
Friday
10/01 N/C 25.00

Firearms Laws & Applicant Investigation

Firearms Laws & Applicant Investigation

This lecture is open to all sworn police officers and any clerical staff involved with the processing of applications.

This course has been created in response to requests for instructional training regarding handling, investigating and processing firearm applications submitted by local citizens.

The course will also cover to the new FARS system being implemented, Title 2C, Chapters 39 and 58, the New Jersey Administrative Code, Title 13, identifying assault firearms, the one-gun-a-month law and how to thoroughly investigate applicants.

Conducted by the New Jersey State Police Firearms Investigation Unit

1 day
9:00am – 3:00pm
Monday
10/04 N/C N/C

Telecommunicator Continuing Education/Refresher: Hazmat

Telecommunicator Continuing Education/Refresher: “Hazmat”

PRE-REQUISITE: Public Safety Telecommunication certificate

The emphasis of this on-day tactical communications course is to better equip dispatchers for their critical role in assisting the officer in life-threatening incidents.  This course of instruction meets the New Jersey Office of Emergency Telecommunications Services annual re-certification requirement pursuant to N.J.S.A. 17:24 – 22.

This eight (8) hour course covers both EMD and Basic Telecommunication continuing education that meets the ongoing training requirement under the New Jersey 9-1-1 Emergency Telephone System Regulations [17:24-2.2(c)2].

Conducted by the Morris County Department of Law and Public Safety, Communications Division


(NJ approved EMD/Basic  CEU’s)
1 day
8:30am – 4:30pm
Monday
10/04 50.00 50.00

Emergency Medical Dispatch

Emergency Medical Dispatch

Pre-requisites: 9-1-1 Telecommunicator’s Training & C.P.R. Certification. Copies of certificates must accompany registration.

A required course for 9-1-1 Telecommunicators. This state-approved certification course will enable the student to properly answer, prioritize and dispatch calls for medical aid, and to provide instructions for preliminary emergency medical care prior to arrival of emergency medical personnel. This class will include practical exercises and demonstrations.

Conducted by the Morris County Department of Law and Public Safety, Communications Division
Class size is limited to 25.

4 days
8:30am – 4:30pm
Tuesday thru Friday
10/05 – 08 75.00 100.00

Career Survival for Police Officers with 1-5 Years

Career Survival For Police Officers (with 1-5 years)

A career in law enforcement is a labor-intensive profession that requires personnel to understand the risks that are associated with enforcing the law and abiding by the agency’s rules and regulations. New Jersey is one of the most plaintiff-friendly states, and liability claims can negatively affect the agency’s resources and reputation.

The “Career Survival for Police Officers” training program was designed to supplement academy and field training programs for operational personnel with 1-5 years of service. The training program identifies and encourages discussion on many of the personal and legal challenges police officers are confronted with on a daily basis.

Purpose: This is a risk management program that was designed to reduce liability and to inform police personnel of the importance of complying with the law and the organization’s rules and regulations.

Goals: Liability reduction through training – topics include but are not limited to:

  • Reducing liability claims – Internal and external lawsuits
  • Understanding harassment in the workplace
  • Identifying and applying a decision-making process
  • Reducing internal affairs complaints
  • Identifying the conduct of a professional police officer
  • Identifying the causes of “Noble Cause Corruption”
  • Identifying and understanding ministerial duties

Class Time: Approximately 3½ hours

Registration for Course / Contact Information:

Lieutenant Glenn Prince (Ret.)
Associate Public Sector Director
[email protected]

Chief Keith F. Hummel (Ret.)
Associate Public Sector Director
[email protected]

½ day
8:00am – 12:00pm
Thursday
10/07 N/C N/C

Expandable Straight / MEB Instructor Course

Expandable Straight / Side Handle Baton Instructor Course

Pre Requisite: Certification of a Basic Side Handle or Expandable Straight Baton Course.

This course will provide the student with the instructor-level training needed to return to his/her agency and, as that agency’s instructor, develop and conduct a specialized program designed around the agency’s exact operational needs in the area of side handle and straight baton tactics for sworn personnel.

The student must have certification in a Basic Side Handle Baton Course or Expandable Straight Baton Course, show proficiency in the use of the baton as well as the ability to instruct. To successfully complete the course each student must prepare a lesson plan and course outline.

Note: Participants should wear gym clothes and bring a side handle baton with a Trumbull stop donut or expandable straight baton and belt holder.

Conducted by Sergeant Paul Carifi, Jr.
Morris County Public Safety Training Academy


Prerequisite: Basic Side Handle/MEB Certification
2 day
8:30am – 4:00pm
Wednesday & Thursday
10/06 – 07 30.00 60.00

Basic Crime Scene Investigation For Detectives

Basic Crime Scene Investigation for Detectives

This two day course is designed to provide a detective or officer with the information and skills necessary to process a crime scene on their own. Topics will include legal aspects of evidence, crime scene search and security, photography, establishing a crime scene kit, evidence processing, and blood pattern interpretation, etc. Practical exercises will be implemented to reinforce the classroom instruction. Students should bring 35mm cameras and latent dusting kits if they are available. Limited cameras and dusting equipment will be made available to students who cannot bring their department’s equipment.

Note: Participants are urged to bring a SLR Digital camera and fingerprint dusting equipment.

Conducted by Morris County Sheriff’s Department, Criminal Investigation Division

Please use the Academy Police In-Service Registration Form.

2 days
8:30am – 4:30pm
Thursday & Friday
10/07 – 08 50.00 75.00

Effective Death Investigation

Effective Death Investigation

This three-day seminar is geared toward police officers and medical examiner personnel whose primary responsibility it is to respond to and investigate deaths.  This seminar will develop skills in death investigation by expanding the attendee’s knowledge in death scene protocol, legal considerations, laboratory services, the role of the medical examiner, wound identification, the role of the funeral director, interviewing strategies, and the use of polygraph forensic anthropology, crime scene processing, evidence collection, evidence processing and new developments in forensic technology.

Conducted by Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit

3 days
8:30am – 4:30pm
Wednesday thru Friday
10/13 – 15 25.00 50.00

Megan's Law Update

Megan’s Law Update

This full day course will provide a comprehensive overview of Megan’s Law. This course will provide the most current status of the law. The program of instruction will identify and discuss the history of Megan’s Law, individuals who are required to register, the registration process, tier classification, community notification, and how to handle the non-compliant offender.

This course is intended for investigation personnel and the Megan’s Law Liaison Officer from each police department.

Conducted by Supervising Assistant Prosecutor Melanie Smith, Morris County Prosecutor’s Office

1 day
8:30am – 4:30pm
Thursday
10/21 N/C 25.00

Tactical Handgun

Tactical Handgun

This one-day course in advanced handgun operations will incorporate a degree of defensive maneuvers, as well as advanced skills in the use and operation of a handgun.  Practical exercises on the Academy range will include tactical operations, cover, concealment, and malfunction drills.

Required Equipment and Dress Code:

  • Duty weapon and holster
  • 500 rounds of factory ammunition
  • Eye and ear protection
  • Department uniform

Conducted by Sergeant Mark Castellano, Morris County Prosecutor’s Office

Class size is limited to 12.

1 day
8:30am – 4:00pm
Friday
10/22 25.00 40.00

Basic Financial Crimes Investigation

Basic Financial Crimes Investigation

This one-day course is designed to provide police officers (patrol and investigative) with an overview of the current trends in White Collar Crime, and offer the investigative tools by which these crimes can be successfully investigated and prosecuted. Other topics to be covered include sources of financial information, financial records analysis, securities fraud, document fraud, “Nigerian Check Scams”, “IRS Scams”, and financial crimes legal issues. In addition, a case study on a recent financial crimes investigation will be presented and discussed. Investigative techniques regarding Crimes Against the Retired and Elderly will also be discussed, as well as the recent trends in these types of crimes.

Conducted by Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Financial Crimes Unit

1 day
8:30am – 4:30pm
Wednesday
11/03 20.00 45.00

Fingerprint Workshop

Fingerprint Workshop

Attendees at this half-day workshop will learn the correct techniques to follow when taking proper rolled impressions, including palm impressions and second and third digit impressions for purposes of identification and record keeping. Instruction will be provided in proper fingerprint taking for comparison purposes, and the special techniques used when fingerprinting deformed or injured hands.

Conducted by Detective / Corporal Philip Mangiafridda, Morris County Sheriff’s Office

½ day
8:30am – 12:30pm
Wednesday
11/03 10.00 35.00

Driver Simulator Training

Driver Simulator Training

This course is designed to reinforce a driver’s ability to develop a system that will assist in making sound decisions and reduce driving risk.  Managing risk involves controlling visibility, time, space and being aware of the traction available.  The “Driving Simulator” is a training device which includes a steering wheel, brake, and accelerator controls, and provides a feel similar to those experienced in a real vehicle (Police, Fire or Ambulance).

Through the use of this technology, the attendee will learn how to react to various traffic elements such as pedestrians, other vehicles and road conditions, and how to predict possible conflict with other highway users. The simulator allows for the measurement of reaction time, braking time and total stopping distance.

This course is open to Fire, Police and EMS personnel.

Class size is limited to 8.

Conducted by Detective (Retired) Arnold Anderson, Coordinator, Community Traffic Safety Program

1 day
8:30am – 2:30pm
Friday
11/05 25.00 50.00

Telecommunicator Training NECI 911 - Domestic Violence Calls

Telecommunicators Training NECI 911: “Domestic Violence Calls”

This course will provide the 9-1-1 Officer with the key terms, definitions and situational factors associated with domestic violence.

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Understand Domestic Violence Terms
  2. Understand Domestic Violence Definitions
  3. Understand Dynamics of Domestic Violence
  4. Understand Why Victims Stay with Abusers
  5. Understand Roles and Responsibilities of 9-1-1 in Domestic Violence Calls
  6. Understand How to Use a Domestic Violence Protocol
  7. Understand Domestic Violence Call-handling Techniques

Class size is limited to 20.

Conducted by Dennis L Snyder Jr. CMCP and Donald Smith CMCP
911 System Operations Coordinators, Morris County Department of Law and Public Safety, Communications Division

1 day
8:30am – 4:30pm
Friday
11/12 50.00 50.00

FEMA NIMS I-300

FEMA NIMS I-300

This twenty-four hour program addresses the next level of incident management. The course provides the scenarios and applications of using the NIMS Incident Command System at this level. Both lecture and interactive training is used to reinforce the methods and application of this level of management. This course will meet the requirements of NJAC5:75-6.1 for certification of Incident Command Level 2 and the requirements of the NJ Governor’s Executive Order #50.

Pre-requisite: Successful Completion of ICS I-200

Documentation of successful completion must accompany registration if not conducted by our staff at Morris County Public Safety Training Academy.

3 days
8:30am – 4:30pm
Monday thru Wednesday
11/15 – 17 100.00 150.00

Methods Of Instruction

Methods of Instruction

This six day course is designed to assist officers in preparing successful presentations for many settings to include, classroom, department in-service training and public presentations. This course is will assist officers in preparing lesson plans, improve teaching strategies, and develop PowerPoint presentations.

Successful completion of the Methods of Instruction Course is one of the requirements necessary to be certified by the Police Training Commission to teach in the Basic Police Class. Attendees who are interested in becoming a certified PTC academy instructor must be willing to participate in two basic recruit classes per year.

This is an ambitious course requiring research, preparation of lesson plans, and 5 videotaped classroom presentations. Computer skills are extremely helpful and access to a computer is a must.

Each student must bring the following on the first day of class:

  • USB Flash drive, memory stick, 128 MB minimum.
  • Three law-enforcement, criminal justice topics that the student may wish to present during the course.
  • Typed resume

Optional material:

  • Laptop computer

Class size is limited to 18.

6 days
8:30am – 4:30pm
Tuesday thru Tuesday
11/16 – 11/23 100.00 100.00

Law of Interrogation & Video Recording of Suspect Interviews / Eyewitness ID's, Line-ups & Memorializing of Out of Court ID's / Courtroom Testimony for Police Officers

Law of Interrogation & Video Recording of Suspect Interviews
Eyewitness ID’s, Line-ups & Memorializing of Out of Court ID’s
Courtroom Testimony for Police Officers

This block of instruction will provide police officers with an overview of New Jersey’s laws pertaining to:

LAW OF INTERROGATION & VIDEO RECORDING OF SUSPECT INTERVIEWS

This course will explore the laws governing the questioning of suspects and the legal requirements of video recording of suspect interviews.  When a suspect must be advised of his/her rights and when the police must cease interrogation.  Tactical and technical considerations of the interview and recording process and investigative techniques that will enable you to interrogate suspects thoroughly while obeying the case laws restricting police interrogation.

EYEWITNESS IDENTIFICATION & LINE-UPS AND MEMORIALIZING OUT-OF-COURT IDENTIFICATIONS

This course is designed to acquaint the attendee with current research and the Attorney General Guidelines on Eyewitness Identifications, Photo Line-ups and Live Line-ups.  Practical examples of building a defensible line-up and the process of showing a line-up to a witness will be used.  The course will also provide police officers with the legal requirements of accurately and properly recording the results of out-of-court identifications performed by witnesses.

COURTROOM TESTIMONY FOR POLICE OFFICERS

This program will help prepare law enforcement personnel of any rank who will find themselves in the position of providing testimony in a courtroom setting.  This program will assist officers in understanding techniques used by prosecutors and defense attorneys in direct and cross examinations.  Attendees will also observe and participate in mock trial situations in order to practically apply the skills learned.

Conducted by Executive Assistant Prosecutor Maggie Calderwood, Morris County Prosecutor’s Office

1 day
8:30am – 3:00pm
Thursday
11/18 20.00 40.00

CODIS Overview and Update on the New DNA Collection Law

CODIS Overview and Update on the New DNA Collection Law

Overview of CODIS and the New Jersey DNA Collection Program

The goal of the CODIS Compliance Unit is to get all New Jersey law enforcement personnel fully trained in the CODIS program.  This two-hour class will bring attendees completely up to date with when and how DNA collection is required in New Jersey.  The course will cover the following information:

  • Overview of the NJ and national CODIS programs and how they can help your agency
  • The four times DNA collection is required in New Jersey
  • Why CODIS and DNA collection should be a consideration during every arrest
  • Demonstration on how to collect a DNA sample
  • Four ways to research if an offender’s DNA is already in the CODIS database
  • What to do when your agency receives a DNA hit letter
  • Handling offenders who refuse to provide DNA
  • Receive reference materials for your agency

This class is perfect as both an introduction to CODIS or a refresher for those who may have had training before.

Registration is required. To register for the CODIS training, use this link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/codisnj

  • Date and location of the session you will be attending
  • Name, rank, and agency of each officer attending (Special officers and civilian personnel who collect DNA are welcome)
  • Email address of each officer attending
  • Phone number of each officer attending

You will receive a confirmation email. If you have any questions, please contact our training coordinator Lillian Dutton at (609) 376-2369 or [email protected].

Conducted by CODIS Compliance Unit
New Jersey Division of Criminal Justice

2 hours
10:00am – 12:00pm
Thursday
11/18 N/C N/C

Police Shotgun Instructor Update

Police Shotgun Instructor Update

Pre-requisite: All attendees must be a qualified firearm instructor successfully completed a state-approved firearm instructor course. Proof of same must accompany Academy registration.

The shotgun is one of the most underutilized tools available to officers because their training has failed to instill confidence in their abilities and eliminate the hesitation they have towards firing the shotgun.

This one-day Police Shotgun Instructor update will focus on fundamentals of both pump and semi-automatic shotguns, ammunition, combat firing techniques and the shotgun as a multi-purpose launching platform.  Range work includes firing on the move, multiple threats, decision-making, select loading, speed reloading techniques, transitioning to handgun, identifying threats and firing in reduced light conditions.

Required Equipment and Dress

  • Reliable, mechanically sound shotgun (pump or semi-automatic) with a sling
  • Duty handgun, related gear and 3 magazines
  • Footwear suitable for rapid movement and turning
  • Cleaning Equipment
  • Eye and Ear Protection
  • A baseball style hat
  • Note taking instruments
  • 25 rounds slugs
  • 25 round 00 buck
  • 50 rounds bird shot
  • 50 rounds ball ammunition for handgun

Conducted by John Zamrok, State Range Master (Ret.), Firearms Training / Consultant

Registration and additional information: [email protected] or 973-476-0734

Class size limited to 8.


Registration & Information:
[email protected]
1 day
8:30am – 4:00pm
Friday
12/03 125.00 125.00

Safe School Resource Officer / School Liaison Training

Safe School Resource Officer / School Liaison Training

Attendees will be given a working knowledge of the school resource officer concept and other school-based policing programs.  There will be a written examination and at least one graded practical exercise for each student.  Basic course attendees will also be required to research and complete a handwritten lesson plan on a law related topic of their choice.  Officers will receive the Basic or the Advanced SRO Course Certificate upon successful completion of the course.  N.J.A.S.R.O. is offering these training classes for the law enforcement officer working in an educational environment.

To register or request further information: http://www.njsafeandsecure.org/

Conducted by New Jersey Association of School Resource Officers


Registration or more information through http://njsafeandsecure.org
5 days
8:30am – 4:30pm
Monday thru Friday
12/06 – 10 425.00 425.00

Basic Field Training Officer School

Basic Field Training Officer School

Field Training Officers train and evaluate career candidates in preparation for solo duty in law enforcement, corrections, EMS, and communications. Our Basic 3 day school will provide the new FTO with the tools necessary to train and evaluate career candidates during the field training process.

This 24 hour class covers such topics as Intro to FTO, Adult Learning, Generational Leadership, Standardized Evaluations Guidelines, Ethics, Equal Opportunity Employment, Civil Liability, and Officer Safety. Built on a foundation of Generational Communication and Leadership, each block of study is directed at the Field Trainer and ways to improve their teaching, work product, and approach to today’s new Officer in Training. Information includes motivating different generations of trainees, career survival for the FTO, liability pertaining to evaluations, as well as 21st Century Policing and CALEA standards and expectations.

Registration: Visit https://www.nafto.org/training-classes/#id=263&cid=1029&wid=401

For class, program, or material-related questions, please contact Graham Tinius, NAFTO Training Coordinator, at 602-687-5977, or email [email protected].


Register at http://nafto.org
3 days
8:30am – 4:00pm
Monday thru Wednesday
12/06 – 08 225.00 225.00

FEMA NIMS I-400

FEMA NIMS I-400

This sixteen hour course addresses the next level of incident management. The course provides the scenario and applications for planned and unplanned events using the NIMS Incident Command System at this level. Both lecture and interactive training is used to reinforce the methods and application of this level of management.

For the best results of this course EMS, Fire and Police agencies need to be in attendance together. Outreach courses held by individual jurisdictions (towns, boroughs, fire districts) alone or in conjunction with other jurisdictions is preferred.

This course meets the requirements of NJAC5:75-6.1 certification of Incident Management Level 3 and the requirements of the NJ Governor’s Executive Order #50.

Pre-requisite: Successful Completion of ICS-300

Documentation of successful completion must accompany registration if not conducted by our staff at Morris County Public Safety Training Academy.

2 days
8:30am – 4:30pm
Monday & Tuesday
12/06 –  07 100.00 150.00

The Reid Technique© of Interviewing and Interrogation

The Reid Technique© of Interviewing and Interrogation

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This single 4-day program is our most comprehensive program on THE REID TECHNIQUE® process.

We have integrated all of our material from our standard 3-day program and our 1-day advanced program into a single presentation using one outline book to give participants a complete presentation of THE REID TECHNIQUE®.

OUR GUARANTEE: We are confident in the exceptionally high quality of our training and offer a Money Back Guarantee if you are not completely satisfied.

LEARN TO:

  • interpret verbal and non-verbal behavior to assess the credibility of a suspect’s statements
  • use behavior provoking questions in the interview process
  • develop interrogation strategies and interrogation themes
  • use an alternative question to elicit the first admission of guilt
  • use tactics to handle the more defiant suspect; overcome objections and their fear of consequences

TRAINING MANUAL: Each student will receive a comprehensive outline book designed for note taking during the class and to serve as a valuable resource for future reference.

Register online at www.reid.com. For further assistance or information, contact Julie at 885-479-3959 or e-mail [email protected].

Registration on line at www.reid.com or [email protected]

4 days
8:00am – 3:00pm
Tuesday thru Friday
12/07 – 10 575.00 575.00

Basic Computer Crimes Investigation

Basic Computer Crimes Investigation

This one day class demonstrates to law enforcement officers the various types of computer crimes and how to conduct an effective computer-crime related investigation.  This class does not include instruction on conducting a computer forensic exam.  Areas include:

  • Introduction to computer hardware, software and Internet terminology
  • Legal Aspects of Computer Crime Investigation
  • Cyber Terrorism, Hacking, Wireless Technologies
  • The Internet as an Investigative Tool
  • Preparation and Execution of a computer-related search warrant

The students are also exposed to the methodology of investigating computer-related crimes and how to deal with victims of such. Examples of cases involving Sex Crimes, Missing Persons/Runaways, Fraud, Credit Card Theft, Identity Theft, Terroristic Threats, Web Site Creation, Forgery, Domestic Violence and Hacking are discussed.

Other related material includes basic personal computer safety, virus protection, hoaxes and spy-ware.

Conducted by Morris County Prosecutor’s Office

1 day
8:30am – 4:00pm
Thursday
12/09 N/C 25.00

Firearms Instructor Course

Firearms Instructor Course

Pre-requisites:

  • Successful completion of a basic firearms course.
  • Candidates must achieve an average score of 95% or better during three (3) pre-qualification runs of the HQC1 in the morning of the first day of class to be admitted into the course.
  • Candidates must also achieve a score of 80% or better in the HNQC and demonstrate the safe handle their firearms throughout the course to successfully complete the course.

This five-day course provides law enforcement agencies with trained firearms instructors who are certified to instruct and qualify their department personnel in the safe use and handling of firearms. Instruction will include use of force, nomenclature and operation of firearms, care and cleaning of weapons, target evaluation and analysis, diagnosing shooter error, proficiency drills, range operation and management, firearm safety, basic shooting principles, various firearm-training exercises, subdued light firing, and shotgun training.

Successful completion fulfills one of the five requirements for certification as a Police Training Commission Firearms Instructor to instruct in the Basic Course for Police Officers and the Basic Course for Corrections Officers.

The other requirements being, three years’ experience in firearms training, two years of college, completion of a Methods of Instruction Course, as well as the endorsement of the Academy Director, Agency Chief and Academy Rangemaster.

Required Equipment:

  • Range glasses, Hearing protection and Baseball style hat
  • Department Handgun – Shotgun – Duty Holster – Flashlight – Magazines
  • 1,000 rounds of Factory Loaded Service Ammunition or substantially identical practice ammunition
  • 20 rounds of rifle slug ammunition (for agencies using slug ammunition)
  • 25 rounds 00 Buck

The department armorer must check weapons prior to the course to ensure their safe condition.

NOTE: A Firearms Verification Form MUST ACCOMPANY THE REGISTRATION FORM.

Conducted by Academy Rangemaster and Firearms Staff

5 days
8:30am – 4:30pm
Monday thru Friday
12/13 – 12/17 125.00 125.00