Courses include MN POST Board accredited classes, investigation techniques, train the trainer and defensive tactics.

Background Investigation Course

May 10, 2021

Blue and Brown Backgrounds

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This course will cover Background Investigations of public employees with a primary focus on police officer hires.  The course is designed for an investigator who has never done or has completed a limited number of background investigations.  Attendees will leave with the skills necessary to complete a thorough and complete background that not only meets Minnesota POST board standards but exceeds them.

Recruiting And Applicant Background Investigations

June 14 - 15, 2021 - $250

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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.

Management and Supervision of Investigative Units

June 16 - 17, 2021 - $250

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Law enforcement officers and supervisors responsible for case evaluation and management, or for commanders who are planning or developing improved case management processes to improve productivity.


 October 11 - 15, 2021 - $695

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The FBI-LEEDA Executive Leadership Institute is an innovative 4 1/2-day program designed for executive-level law enforcement leaders and focuses on the emerging challenges facing 21st century police leaders.

Interview & Interrogation

November 2 - 5, 2021 (Basic & Advanced) - $575

REID & Associates

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More than 300,000 professionals in the law enforcement and security fields have attended these programs since it they were first offered in 1974. Participants come from both the private sector (retailing, finance, health care, manufacturing, etc.) and the public sector, including all levels of law enforcement and government; from every U.S. State and Canadian Province, as well as countries in Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

FTO Basic

November 10 - 12, 2021 (Basic & Advanced) - $295

Field Training Solutions

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Field training philosophy
• The role of the Field Training Officer
• Communication skills
• DISC personality profile
• Adult learning
• Learning preferences
• Generational differences
• How to create training opportunities
• Performance documentation
• Performance appraisal
• Evaluation exercises

For more information, click on each course name.

Note, these courses are for public safety personnel only.
If a class is full, registration will automatically close.
Please email us directly or call (952) 903-5700 to be put on a waiting list.