Courses are open to law enforcement officers and agencies only. Pre-registration is required.

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Let us know if you are looking for specific training and we'll add you to the contact list.

You will receive confirmation of enrollment within two weeks of the start date.

Your agency will be billed upon the start date of the course and your attendance is observed. We delay billing to ensure student attendance and minimize college refund procedures. If you are paying for this class privately, you will be invoiced at the start of the class.

  • Instructor Development Course (IDC)

    Prerequisite course for anyone wishing to become certified as a WI DOJ Training and Standards-level Instructor. Instructor Development Course (IDC) must be completed prior to your enrollment in any Unified Tactic Instructor Course. IDC is also a great course to have if you develop agency training, presentations or skill testing.


    September 19-22, 2022 - Instructor Barman

    October 17-20, 2022 - Instructor Mark Hahn

    November 14-17, 2022 - Instructor Barman

    Cost: $135
    Location: Public Safety Training Facility, W2140 Krause Rd., Columbus, WI
    Equipment: Note-taking materials, Laptop - Required

  • Firearms Instructor

    This course provides basic LESB Handgun and Rifle Instructor Certification. In this class, students will master basic firearms competency skills, identify and correct problem shooters, development range programs and skill enhancement programs, and perform agency policy assessments and improvements.

    Required: Must have completed the 32-hour CJ-IDC course before attending, OR be a currently-certified LESB instructor, and have 3 years full-time experience.  To attend, must apply via form DJ-LE-336 (include completed Skills Competency Checklist for handgun and rifle).


    Sept. 6-9 & 12-14, 2022, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

    Cost: $ 250
    Location: DCLETC Range, 5184 Hwy 19, Waunakee
    Instructors: Dan Horvatin & Ryan Volenberg
    Equipment: Body armor, ball cap, eye and ear protection, lap top and thumb drive, agency policy on firearms and training, duty belt, duty weapon, duty patrol rifle/sling, and training attire. Students will need 750 rounds of handgun ammunition, 650 rounds of rifle ammunition.

  • Vehicle Contacts Instructor

    This course is designed to meet the requirements for Vehicle Contacts Instructor certification through the WI DOJ-LESB. Learn the legal basis for making vehicle contacts; how to conduct a threat assessment to help determine the appropriate type of contact; and, how to conduct different types of vehicle contacts, how to coach students, manage the classroom, and manage practical skills training. You will use these skills to instruct and conduct vehicle contact scenarios in a safe and effective learning environment.

    Required: Must have completed the 32-hour CJ-IDC course before attending, or be a currently-certified LESB Instructor. You must be a certified officer with at least three years of experience.

    Dates: Sept. 6-8, 2022 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

    Cost: $115
    Location: Madison College Public Safety Training Facility, W2140 Krause Rd. Columbus, WI 53925
    Instructors: J.F. “Harry” Barger & Monica Barman
    Equipment: Laptop, thumb drive, agency policy, duty belt, training attire, training weapon. NO LIVE AMMO. Vehicles for training provided by the college. You may bring a department emergency vehicle.

Regularly offered topics include:

  • Interrogation Techniques
  • Vehicle Contacts Instructor Course
  • Instructor Development Course (IDC)
  • International Police Mountain Bike Association Basic Certification
  • HR218 - by request
  • Basic Drug Identification

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Contact the School of Human and Protective Services

Madison Truax Campus
Protective Services Building, 100

1701 Pearson Street
Madison, Wisconsin 53704


  • Monday – Thursday 8 am - 5 pm
  • Friday: 8 am - 4:30 pm