GLOCK Armorer’s Course

GLOCK Armorer's Course

Presented by: GLOCK

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Certification: 3 years

To register, click here.

 

COURSE OVERALL LEARNING GOAL:

*Student supplies safety glasses for eye protection and a small flashlight.

*GLOCK provides lunch meal unless otherwise noted.

*Certified Armorer Certification for all GLOCK Model Pistols (except G18/C Select-Fire models).

SPECIFIC PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES:

Morning (8:00 – 12:00)

· Introduction

· Safety Rules

· Safe Action System Design

· Function of Safeties

· Unloading & Clearing

· Field Stripping & Reassembly

· Detail Disassembly & Reassembly of Slide

Lunch Break

Afternoon (1:00 – 5:00)

· Detail Disassembly & Reassembly of Receiver

· Fire Control Component Configurations / Engagement

· Multiple Practice Disassembly & Reassembly of Entire Pistol

· Options / Alternate Parts Offered

· Sights / Tools

· Diagnostics / Trouble Shooting Guides

· Review

· Written Examination (Minimum Required Score 80%)

· Class Completion & Farewell

NOTE: This is a generic agenda and may be altered somewhat by the Instructor.

Advanced Scenario-Based Carry Concepts- November 24, 2018

Saturday, November 24, 2018

8AM-2PM

$150

To register, click here.

 

COURSE SUMMARY:

This course provides 6 hours of combined classroom and reality based training exercises. The students will be operating within extremely high stress levels in real life scenarios. The course will utilize marking cartridge technology which will closely resemble firing a lethal weapon. The student will gain proficiency in operating in and with replicated stress levels, which will include deadly force decision making. (shoot or no shoot)

STUDENT OBJECTIVE:

· Will completely understand the legal requirements for a civilian in making critical life and death decisions while possessing a firearm.
· Will demonstrate what to do and what not to do in the event that deadly force is utilized.
· Will function more efficiently by inoculating the effects of stress.
· Will be both a student and role player in the class exercises.
· Will be forming clear criteria of student capabilities, responsibilities, and duties of carrying a firearm in public or in a residential setting. The ultimate goal is to have key decisions pre-programmed in one’s subconscious for better results in real events.

STUDENTS UNDERSTANDING:

· Student must be healthy enough to operate with accelerated heart rates.
· Student may be impacted by non-lethal training projectiles, that may lead to slight bruising.
· Students will NOT bring any lethal or personal protective equipment to the classroom settings. (firearms, knifes, mace, etc.)
· Student will bring a heavy sweatshirt to the class.

INSTRUCTOR WILL PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING:

· Training Firearms
· Non-lethal marking rounds
· Protective Equipment

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR:

· 25 years of experience in scenario/reality based training. Special Agent / Tactical Instructor at the FBI Academy (Quantico, VA), Conducting Scenario Based Training at Hogan’s Alley.
· 7 years as head trainer for SIMUNITION. (General Dynamics)
· 10 years of Director of Training, Marketing & Sales for Force on Force. (Vista Outdoors formerly ATK)
· Recognized as a use of force expert in State & Federal Courts.
· Has conducted over 250 three-day law enforcement scenario based instructor courses throughout the World.
· Will create a very unique training experience, that will be both thought provoking and illuminating.
· Will greatly enhance the student’s capabilities and awareness.

For more information on this course, please contact Randy directly at rbtsolutions24@gmail.com

Solutions to Problem Employees

On-Target Solutions to Problem Employees

Presented by: Greg Anderson, On-Target Solutions Group

November 16, 2018, 8 AM - 4 PM.
7 hours (POST #10444-0001)

$149/ officer
$125/ if 3 or more from same agency

For more information and to register, click here:

South Metro Problem 11-16-18


COURSE OVERALL LEARNING GOAL:

Problem employees can cause problems and wreak havoc within their organizations. Left unaddressed, problem employees are often allowed to infect the organization without providing value.

This upbeat and interactive course provides real world, successful examples on how to deal with different types of problem employees. Every government agency struggles with employees that are insubordinate, lazy, abuse sick time, display negative attitudes, and commit misconduct. Many executives and supervisors are ill equipped to deal with these problems other than with traditional discipline. On-Target Solutions to Problem Employees provides the government professional with the knowledge and tools necessary to deal with all types of problem employees.

This course will influence participantsopinions and attitudes and provide specific and proven ways how to handle problem employees!

SPECIFIC PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES:

• Defining the problem employee

• The organizational or supervisory role and the cause

of the problem employee

• Morale in this department horrible!

• Understanding if the employee is a problem or troubled

• Preventing employees from becoming problems

• The role of positive discipline in shaping employees

• The impact of negative discipline

• The concept of dynamic counseling session

• The power of expectation

Handling morale killers in your organization

 

Who should attend: This one day course is a designed for all professionals from chief executive officer to first-line supervisors that manage employees.

Internal Affairs & Professional Standards for Law Enforcement

Internal Affairs & Professional Standards for Law Enforcement

Presented by: Greg Anderson, On-Target Solutions Group

November 14  - 15, 2018, 8 AM - 4 PM.
14 hours (POST #10444-0004)

$249/ officer
$225/ if 3 or more from same agency

To view the course announcement, and to register, click here: 

South Metro IA 11-14-18

COURSE OVERALL LEARNING GOAL: 

The professional standards model is a must for law enforcement and government officials to be prepared before a critical incident occurs. This course sets the stage for law enforcement professionals to create an agency wide practice of professional standards for all agency operations. In the covered material, attendees will understand "best practices" including how to avoid the problems before they occur and properly address issues that do arise.

This is a comprehensive course covering the entire internal affairs process through final discipline. Participants will learn the skills necessary to review, investigate and complete internal affairs investigations based on sound investigative techniques and within legal guidelines.

SPECIFIC PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES: 

• Current climate between public and police

• Breaking the cycle of mediocrity

• The professional standards model

• 5 root causes of discipline problems

• Stakeholders and their perceptions

• Types of internal investigations

• The complaint process

• The investigation process

• Officer involved shootings and major incidents

• Applicable case law

• Employee rights

• Appropriate discipline procedures

• Workplace searches

• False Complaints

• Official hearing requirements

• How discipline is determined

• The effect of untruthfulness


Who should attend: This nationally acclaimed course is for law enforcement executives, supervisors, internal affairs investigators, human resource personnel and anyone who desires to understand law enforcement professional standards and internal affairs investigations.

 

Media Relations for Police and Fire Services

Media Relations for Police and Fire Services

Presented by: Ross Rice, On-Target Solutions Group

November 14  - 15, 2018, 8 AM - 4 PM.
14 hours (POST #10035-1118)

$249/ officer
$225/ if 3 or more from same agency

To view the course announcement, and to register, click here: 

South Metro Media 11-14-18

 

COURSE OVERALL LEARNING GOAL: 

Police and Fire Chiefs/Sheriffs, Command Officers, or individuals assigned to Media Relations and PIO duties attending this 2-day, 14-hour program will develop the skills necessary to build a positive and professional public image of their agency. Program participants will gain practical experience in preparing for and delivery of departmental information at press conferences and media interviews at a variety of simulated "Breaking News Events" i.e. major crime events, fires/natural disasters, and terrorist acts.

SPECIFIC PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES: 

• Development of Media Policies

• Media Relations

• Pre-Planning Interviews

• Media Traps

• Challenges of Television News

• What is News?

• Crisis Communications

• Freedom of Information

• Social Media/Messages/Technology

Rules of Pre-Trial Publicity

• What Reporters Want to Know in a Crisis

Changing Details in a Crisis/Getting Out the Good News

• Importance of Knowing Your Media Market

• Holding Reporters Accountable

• Reacting to Web/Blog Comments

• Tips on Improving Media Relationships

Future for PIOs/Police Media Challenges


 

Leadership for Law Enforcement

Presented by: Greg Anderson, On-Target Solutions Group

November 13, 2018, 8 AM - 4 PM.
7 hours (MN POST Board Approved #10444-0006)

$150/ officer
$125/ if 3 or more from same agency

For more information and to register, click here:

South Metro Leadership 11-13-18

 

COURSE SUMMARY:

Who should attend:

This course is a designed for all law enforcement professionals who strive to be an effective leader. Without understanding leadership and developing strong leadership skills, organizational success can suffer. Effective leaders get employees to want to provide quality service.

Why another program on leadership?

Leadership has been a recognized discipline for thousands of years in the military, business, politics and government. Understanding leadership differences along with similar approaches across disciplines can be of great value to government executives. Advances in the understanding of leadership as it pertains to government service have found that the best leaders must have an overlapping skill set.

This compelling and powerful program provides real world, successful examples on how leadership in government has evolved. Participants will take away a clear understanding of leadership styles and strengths, and what it takes to become an even more effective leader. You will understand the value in developing flexibility in your leadership approach to garner peak performance and meet organizational goals.

Topics Include:

• What is leadership - do not follow the fads
• How has leadership advanced in government
• The difference between leadership, management and administration
• The 5 levels of leadership
• Preventing employees from becoming problems
• Symptoms of leadership deficit
• What gets measured gets done
• 21 irrefutable laws of leadership

De-escalation & Smarter Policing

De-escalation & Smarter Policing

Presented by: Greg Anderson, On-Target Solutions Group

November 1, 2018, 8 AM - 4 PM.
7 hours (POST Board Approved #10444-0007)

$149/ officer
$125/ if 3 or more from same agency

For more information and to register, click here:

South Metro De-escalation 11-01-18


COURSE OVERALL LEARNING GOAL:

Nothing is as important to government services as the relationship between law enforcement and the public that is served. Recent inflammatory actions and news stories have had a severe impact and the perception of law enforcement. Agencies and individual employees must understand their role and that every action and statement that is made reflects on the profession as a whole. This training will focus not only on individual employee attitudes and beliefs, but also organizational concepts that either enhances trust or perpetuates a lack of trust with the communities that are served.

This class is not: Redefining policing, Critical in NATURE, Political correctness

This class is: Critical in PRACTICE, Thinking differently, Protecting our valued profession

SPECIFIC PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES:

• The concept and foundations of Blue Courage

as they apply to law enforcement authority;

• Service, justice, legitimacy and fundamental

fairness as they apply to the Nobility of Policing;

• Resilience and apply techniques designed to

enhance ability to function in peak capacity;

• Civil and Human Rights

• De-Escalation Techniques

• Policing using influence and control

• The concepts of Procedural Justice

• Cultural Competency

 

Who should attend:

Sworn police officers from the rank of Chief of Police/Sheriff to police officers and deputies. This course is taught by active/retired chiefs of police. This is the training that is sweeping the nation with 1000’s of law enforcement professionals trained in the last year alone!

 

Best Practices for Law Enforcement Agencies

Best Practices for Law Enforcement Agencies

Presented by: Greg Anderson, On-Target Solutions Group

October 31, 2018, 8 AM - 4 PM.
7 hours (POST #10035-1117)

$149/ officer
$125/ if 3 or more from same agency

For more information and to register, click here:

South Metro Best Practices 10-31-18

 

COURSE OVERALL LEARNING GOAL:

Why is this program important? Law enforcement agencies around the country are facing increased scrutiny from the public, media and legal professionals. Law enforcement leaders must understand the focus and targets that are examined after an incident occurs. The United States Department of Justice may evaluate departments agency-wide as reviews are multi-dimensional in an organization.

This program will examine and identify critical areas with solutions and suggestions on how to prepare your agency to handle critical incidents appropriately through "best practice" policies and procedures. Real examples will be discussed and sample policies will be provided.

SPECIFIC PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES:

• Why law enforcement is vulnerable

• Breaking the cycle of mediocrity

How do we determine "best practice"

• Finding the right people

Use of force and de-escalation

• Agency internal audits

• The need for expanded training

• Internal affairs and civilian complaints

• Leadership, management, and supervision

• Community policing and oversight

 

Who should attend: This course is a designed for all law enforcement professionals from police chief/sheriff to anyone who leads and manages divisions or bureaus, personnel who develop policies for their organizations, and front–line supervisors.

Recruiting & Applicant Background Investigations

Recruiting & Applicant Background Investigations

Presented by: Greg Anderson, On-Target Solutions Group

October 29 - 30, 2018, 8 AM - 4 PM
14 hours (POST #10444-0003)

$249/ officer
$225/ if 3 or more from same agency

For more information and to register, click here:

South Metro Backgrounds 10-29-18


COURSE OVERALL LEARNING GOAL:

Participants will learn the importance of not only recruiting but also retention of quality personnel. An organizational assessment should be the first step in the process and the need to break the cycle of mediocrity.

Background investigators will leave with the knowledge of their role in the selection process, the legal aspects of the background investigation, background interview sources of information and preparing the investigation report. Background investigations affect the future of an organization in many ways, thus selection practices are vital to ensuring that future law enforcement employees and supervisors are suited for the variety of duties expected from the populations they serve. This course will provide techniques and procedures for the background investigator.

SPECIFIC PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES:

• The importance of a recruiting plan

• Assessment of you organization

• Organization wellness

• What type of employees do you want

• Marketing and selling your organization

• Professional standards model for backgrounds

• Why background investigations are necessary

• Sources of information/Investigative techniques

• Conflicts vs. responsibilities for investigators

Pre-interview procedures

Job-related inquiries

• On-line data bases/social networking sites

 

Who should attend: Anyone who is involved or supervises recruiting and background investigations for their agency including sworn officers, civilians, Human Resources, or anyone wanting a better knowledge of the hiring process. Example forms will be provided to those at the training.

Gang and Inmate Secret Codes

Gang and Inmate Secret Codes

Presented by: Symbol Intelligence Group, LLC

October 24, 2018, 8 AM - 4 PM.

$150/ officer

MN POST #10035-1125

To register, click here.

 

COURSE OVERALL LEARNING GOAL:

Gang and Inmate Secret Codes is a comprehensive training designed to provide corrections officers, gang investigators and analysts with knowledge of the covert methods of communication used by gang members and inmates. Emphasis is on deciphering and code-cracking of real confiscated documents. Upon completion of this training attendees will: (1) learn specific gang identifiers, (2) become familiar with real-life examples of deciphered gang documents, (3) develop an awareness of common methods of covert communication, (4) learn to look for similar symbols and patterns to decipher a code and (5) become familiar with gang belief systems. Specific topics include: Bloods Gang Codes, Black Gangster Disciples Gang Codes, Crips Gang Codes, Latin Kings Gang Codes, Tic-Tac-Toe Codes, Pattern Codes, Alphanumeric Codes, Ancient Alphabets and Miscellaneous Gang and Inmate Codes.

Instructor: GS Klivans

TRAINING INCLUDES:

  • FREE Annual Subscription to Symbol Intelligence Group Officer Awareness Bulletins 100.00 value
  • Narco-ID LEO Reference Guide / Poster.
  • Jihad-ID LEO Reference Guide / Poster.
  • Symbol Intelligence Group Publications.
  • Police Symbology Training Certificate

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

Class Fee: The fee for this class is 150.00. A small fee is charged for online credit card registration. Registration is open on the day of training if seats are still available. Same day registration is limited to online payments received prior to 8:00am.

Online Registration: Go to the green 'Tickets' button at the top right of this page. Select the number of attendees and click the checkout button. Fill out the registration form. After your payment is approved you will receive email confirmation and your class ticket(s).

Registration by Mail: You can mail your registration in with payment by check. For mailing address, registration form and instructions download the Gang and Inmate Secret Codes Flyer.

Authorization to Invoice Agency: For authorization to invoice your agency email info@symbolintelligence.com

Area Hotels: Directions and lodging near the South Metro Public Safety Training Facility are listed on their website here.

Credentials: Police Symbology Training is restricted to personnel in law enforcement, forensics, intelligence, defense, probation/parole, corrections and criminal justice professionals. Identification will be required.

Contact Information: Symbol Intelligence Group info@symbolintelligence.com | 703 348-8005 | www.symbolintelligence.com

Symbol Intelligence Group

The Symbol Intelligence Group specializes in the research, analysis and identification of symbolic evidence.The Symbol Intelligence Group hosts unique training events that introduce law enforcement professionals to ‘Police Symbology’. Our subject matter experts provide training on the identification, analysis and assessment of symbols, emblems, graffiti, ciphers, codes and other symbolic evidence. Classes have applications for narcotics investigation, interdiction, corrections, intelligence, homicide investigation, crowd control and counterterrorism.