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School of Human and Protective Services


Protective Services Education Building 100
1701 Pearson Street
Madison WI 53704

CALL: (608) 243-5400
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Hours:
Monday - Thursday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 
Friday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 

Law Enforcement Training

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

Reserve Seat

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.

  • Threat Group Training

    This two-day course will identify gangs and threat groups such as: West Coast Hispanic Gangs, Folk and Peoples Nation, along with White Supremacy and Sovereign Citizen groups. You will learn their origins, evolutions, signs, symbols, affiliations, belief systems, ideologies, structures, tactics, recruitment, propaganda and more.

    Discover how these groups in Wisconsin affiliate with groups in other parts of the United States. You will also learn about where they are in our state and the effects they have on our communities and the challenges they present to law enforcement. More importantly, you will learn about their potential for violence and interactions with law enforcement along with important officer safety issues.

    Dates: May 29 & 30, 2018, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Cost: $60
    Location: Madison College Public Safety Training Facility, W2140 Krause Rd, Columbus, WI 53925
    Instructor:  Captain Jason Wilke, Wisconsin Department of Corrections
    Captain Wilke has been with Wisconsin Department of Corrections for 19 years and is the security threat group coordinator at the Redgranite Institution. Wilke is the president of the Wisconsin Chapter of the Midwest Gang Investigators Association and an adjunct instructor at Madison College.

    Equipment: Note taking materials.

  • Radar Training

    Dates:  February 19-21 OR 26-28, 2018, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Cost: $84
    Location: Madison College Public Safety Training Facility, W2140 Krause Rd, Columbus, WI 53925
    Instructor:  Greg Dixon

    Equipment: Note taking materials.

  • Pursuit Training

    This four-hour 2017-2019 Pursuit Biennium training will address a number of issues affecting public and officer safety including:

    • Basic EVOC skills that might be used during emergency response and/or pursuits
    • Steps for conducting a high-risk contact at the end of a pursuit
    • Conducting a non-traditional high-risk contact due to unusual position of the suspect vehicle following a PIT maneuver, moving roadblock or crash.                                                               

    Officers must have completed the 2015-2017 LESB curriculum by June 30, 2017 to be eligible to take the 2017-2019 curriculum. 

    Required: Departments are to bring their own squads for the training.

    Date: May 10, 11, 22 OR 23, 2018, 8 a.m. - noon and 1 - 5 p.m. sessions
    Cost: $18
    Location: Madison College Public Safety Training Facility, W2140 Krause Rd, Columbus, WI 53925
    Instructor: Harry Barger
    Equipment:  Department squad, duty gear and training weapons

  • DAAT Instructor School

    This course is taught by a master instructor trainer and prepares candidates for certification as a LESB DAAT instructor.

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

    Date: March 5-9, April 9-13 and May 7-9, 2018, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Cost: $350
    Location: Madison College Public Safety Training Facility, W2140 Krause Rd, Columbus, WI 53925
    Instructor: Ben Poller
    Equipment: Duty belt, training attire, training weapon. No Live Ammo

  • Vehicle Contacts Instructor Certification

    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 ESB Instructor. You must be a certified officer with at least three years of experience.

    DATE:  April 2 - 5, 2018, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Cost: $110
    Location: Madison College Public Safety Training Facility, W2140 Krause Rd. Columbus, WI 53925
    INSTRUCTOR: J.F. “Harry” Barger – Master Instructor
    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.

  • 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.

    Equipment needed: Body armor, ball cap, eye and ear protection, laptop and thumb drive, agency policy on firearms and training, duty belt, duty weapon, duty patrol rifle/sling, and training attire. Students will need 1000 rounds of handgun ammunition, 300 rounds of rifle ammunition.

    Cost: $195.00
    Handgun Portion: April 9-12, 2018, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Rifle Portion: April 13, 16 & 17, 2018, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Location: Madison College Commercial Avenue Range. 2125 Commercial Avenue, Madison, WI.
    Master Instructors: Larry Lathrop

  • EVOC Instructor

    This Emergency Vehicle Operation and Control (EVOC) class is intended to provide you with the necessary skills and certification to instruct EVOC based on Wisconsin Training and Standards Bureau criteria. You will learn and become competent in developing training curriculum, managing the classroom, setting up and managing practical skills exercises, coaching students, vehicle dynamics, liability issues, policy review and development, fleet management and more.

    We have multiple training vehicles to give each student exposure to pursuit-rated operations in Dodge sedans, Chevy sedans, Ford Interceptors, and Ford Interceptor SUV.

    Required: Must have completed the 32-hour CJ-IDC course before attending, OR be a currently-certified LESB instructor. Must be a certified officer with at least three years’ experience.

    Date: April 30 - May 4, 2018, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Cost: $150
    Location: Madison College Public Safety Training Facility, W2140 Krause Rd. Columbus, WI.
    Instructor: Master Instructor Harry Barger
    Equipment: Laptop, thumb drive, agency policy, duty belt, training attire, training weapon. No live ammo. Vehicles for training provided by college. You may bring an agency emergency vehicle.

  • IPMBA International Police Mountain Bike Association Basic Certification

    IPMBA offers 40 hours of hands-on training for officers who want to become certified for bike patrol. Topics in the course include policy development, equipment selection, bike safety and repair, basic and advanced ridership techniques and handling tactical situations while on the bike.

    Equipment: Students must bring agency bikes, repair kits, safety equipment, riding uniform or training uniform, full duty belt, agency policy, note taking material, and water.
    NIGHT RIDE: This course will also include a night ride during the third or fourth day of training.

    Date: May 14-18, 2018, 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    Cost: $145.00
    Location: Madison College Protective Services Building, 1701 Pearson Street, Madison, WI
    Equipment: Agency patrol bike, rider personal protection equipment, duty belt and firearm, agency policies.

    Instructor: Erik Pearce

  • Child Abuse & Death Investigation

    This course is offered to individuals who are involved in any aspect of infant or child abuse or death cases such as law enforcement, child protection personnel and/or coroner or medical examiner investigators. The purpose of the course is to present the investigators with knowledge in identifying specific scene characteristics, the best practices in obtaining relevant information and the follow-up considerations necessary to ensure a complete investigative response occurs in all related cases.

    The course will cover scene characteristics, processing, interviewing techniques of caregivers, doll reenactments and the follow-up investigative considerations that should occur to ensure a complete and thorough investigation.

    Date: March 20, 2018, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Cost: $31
    Location: Madison College Public Safety Training Facility, W2140 Krause Rd. Columbus, WI.
    Instructor: Jim Holmes
    Equipment: Note taking materials and anything you believe you would need for such a class.

Upcoming Offerings

Regularly offered topics include:

  • Active shooter preparedness
  • Interrogation Techniques
  • Vehicle Contacts Instructor Course
  • Instructor Development Course (IDC)
  • International Police Mountain Bike Association Basic Certification
  • First Aid Mental Health for Law Enforcement, Corrections, and Public Safety
  • HR218 - by request
  • Basic Drug Identification
  • Force Transition Course

Reserve Seat