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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: Fall - TBA
    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.

  • Professional Communication Skills (PCS) Instructor

    This 24- hour training program is designed to provide instructor candidates with the opportunity for Wisconsin LESB certification as a Professional Communication Skills LESB instructor. This certification is required for training at the recruit level and/or in-service level when utilizing Wisconsin Law Enforcement Standards Board manuals and/or training curriculum.

    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 3 years experience. Must pass any skills evaluation conducted at the beginning of this course.

    Date: June 27-29, 2018, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Cost: $85
    Location: Madison College Public Safety Training Facility, W2140 Krause Rd, Columbus, WI 53925
    Instructor: TBD
    Equipment

  • Instructor Developement 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. Required: Application to Attend Criminal Justice Instructor Development Course (DJ-LE-335) (Log into WILENET)

    Two Sections available:

    Date: July 30, 31, Aug. 1 & 2, 2018, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Cost: $90
    Location: Madison College Protective Services Building, 1701 Pearson Street, Madison
    Instructor: Lisa Wilson
    Equipment: Note-taking materials, Laptop if you have one available

    Date: Sept. 24-27, 2018, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Cost: $90
    Location: Madison College Protective Services Building, 1701 Pearson Street, Madison
    Master Instructor: Lisa Wilson
    Equipment: Note-taking materials, Laptop if you have one available

  • 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.

    Dates: August 6-14, 2018, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Cost: $195.00
    Location: DCLETC Range, 5184 Hwy 19, Waunakee, WI.
    Master Instructors: Larry Lathrop

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

    Date: Aug. 27-30, 2018, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Cost: $85
    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.
     

  • 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: Sept 10-14, 2018, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Cost: $155
    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.

Basic Camera Use For Scenes and Evidence

Introduces the Police Officer to the “Basics” of On-Scene photography.  This will include; basic camera functions for successful images; an understanding of exposure modes and how to use them and when; how to recognize situations that lead to bad photos and how to avoid them; getting better images during night and low light situations; using internal and external flash along with alternatives to flash at night and low light situations.  Students will need to bring a camera.  Cell phone cameras should not be used in this class in order to gain maximum benefit from the training.

Date: Sept 18, 2018, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Cost: $31
Location:  Madison College Public Safety Training Facility
       W2140 Krause Rd.
       Columbus, WI  53925
Instructor: Ron Groffy
At the present time, he is an active member, elected officer, past president and past chairman of the board of the Wisconsin Association for Identification, a member of the International Association for Identification and a charter member of the Wisconsin Association for Homicide Investigators.
Equipment: Note taking materials, Camera. Cell Phone Camera not recommended.

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