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


June 12-14

Standard Field Sobriety Testing

This SFST is a 24-hour course that will guide police officers through the traffic stop, the face-to-face interview, SFSTs, processing, report writing, and courtroom testimony. By incorporating classroom, dry run, and practical exercises, officers will be better prepared to detect and remove impaired drivers, making our roads safer for every Minnesotan.


This course will instruct officers on the difference between alcohol and drug impaired drivers; how they are detected and what can be expected. Officers will learn the observable signs of seven major drug categories, medical conditions that mimic drug influence, and what they will see when they encounter drivers under the influence of specific drugs. This course is a prerequisite for those attending DRE School.

LOCKUP Arrest and Control

June 24 - 28, 2019 - $749

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This five day Train the Trainer course is a comprehensive and highly challenging physical arrest and control program. It is our basic L.O.C.K.U.P.® system instructor program that prepares officers to become certified L.O.C.K.U.P.® Arrest and Control instructors. The course is taught with a combination of classroom, hands-on instruction and training drills in order to facilitate retention among students. The system can easily be incorporated into any current law enforcement system as modules.

Internal Affairs and Professional Standards for Law Enforcement

August 21 - 22, 2019

On-Target Solutions
Cost: $250

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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.

Evidence Recovery Skill Sets for Police and Fire

August 21 - 22, 2019

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Cost: $375

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This foundational course is designed for any personnel assigned to Patrol, Investigations and Fire Scene duties, empowering them to identify, collect and record commonly encountered evidence at crime scenes. Skill sets learned can increase your agency’s case clearance rates and successful courtroom prosecution efforts, while simultaneously building public service satisfaction levels and their confidence in investigative efforts.

Solutions to Problem Employees

August 23, 2019

On-Target Solutions
Cost: $150

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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.

Evidence Storage and Management

August 23, 2019

On-Target Solutions
Cost: $150

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This seminar is designed for both civilian/sworn personnel with custodial duties and those responsible for the management of these functions including supervisors and executives. Agency size often impacts involved storage variables - presented materials can identify employable options to preserve evidence integrity from unwarranted courtroom challenges.

On-Target Solutions to Problem Employees

May 1, 2019

On-Target Solutions
Cost: $150

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This upbeat and interactive course provides real world, successful examples on how to deal with different types of problem employees.

STORM Combatives Arrest & Control

September 16 - 20, 2019

STORM Combatives

Cost: $700

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This course can easily be integrated with other tactics or systems. These physical skills are grounded in basic human kinetics with a focus on effective subject control. The secret of the success of our methods come through universal application. This allows officers to learn a minimal number of techniques, but have an ability to apply them under a wide array of circumstances.

LOCKUP Ground Control

October 7-11, 2019 - $795

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The L.O.C.K.U.P.® Police Ground Control Edged Weapon Instructor Course is an in-depth presentation of police ground control tactics integrated with edged weapon defense. The course will provide a solid foundation of law enforcement and corrections ground engagements. This is not sport orientated grappling, these are tactics and techniques designed for law enforcement / correctional engagements. L.O.C.K.U.P. ® orientation provides the base of the system with the course specifically focusing on grounded and edged weapon engagements.

FBI-LEEDA Executive Leadership Institute (ELI)

October 7 - 11, 2019


Cost: $695

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The Executive Leadership Institute (ELI) is part three of the three-step leadership series that makes up the FBI-LEEDA Trilogy. This cutting-edge program is designed for executive-level law enforcement leaders and focuses on the challenges facing our profession today. This highly-interactive program follows the FBI-LEEDA "Cops Talking to Cops" model of professional development.

Street Crimes

October 21 - 23, 2019

Cost: $399

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3 days of the Street Crimes training will give you years of valuable street-tested techniques and tactics that you can use immediately on your very next shift.

Interview & Interrogation

November 5 - 7, 2019 (Basic) - $445

November 8, 2019 (Advanced) - $130

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.

Field Training Officer - Basic

December 4 - 6, 2019

Kevin Kelleher, Field Training Solutions

Cost: $295

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This course develops FTOs to be the best trainers possible. It focuses on how to teach, how to coach, how to address training problems, and how to evaluate performance. Upon completion of the three-day classroom portion of this course, participants will return to their agencies for an orientation to the field-training program used by their agency.

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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.

Our course cancellation fees are as follows:
- more than 30 days notice of cancellation - full refund.
- less than 30 days notice of cancellation - full refund if the seat can be filled prior to the class.
- less than 30 days notice of cancellations and we are unable to fill the seat - 80% of course fee will be returned.

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