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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.

  • EVOC Instructor Development

    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 class room, setting up and managing practical skills exercises, coaching students, vehicle dynamics, liability issues, policy review and development, fleet management, and much 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 3 years’ experience.

    Date: Nov. 6-10, 2017, 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.

  • 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.

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

    Date: December 4 - 7, 2017, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Cost: $109
    Location: Madison College Public Safety Training Facility, W2140 Krause Rd.  Columbus, WI  53925
    Master Instructors: Larry Lathrop, Lisa Wilson

  • Vehicle Contacts Instructor Certification

    This course is designed to meet the requirements for Vehicle Contacts Instructor certification through the WI DOJ-LESB. In this course you will 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 utilize 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 3 years of experience.

    DATE:  November 14 – 16, 2017
    Cost: $80
    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.

  • Meth Lab Investigations

    While heroin is turning heads, methamphetamine is still on the rise all over Wisconsin. Meth labs pose a danger to the public and are more mobile than ever before. This course will not only cover investigative methods to find labs, and recognition of lab activity in your community, but also resources available on what to do when a lab is discovered.

    Date: December 8, 2017, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Cost: $35
    Location: Madison College Public Safety Training Facility, W2140 Krause Rd.  Columbus, WI  53925
    Instructor: Ben Poller

    Equipment: Note taking materials.

  • Human Trafficking

    The rise of human trafficking cases in Wisconsin is alarming. The training offered in this course is designed for investigators and officers who may be called upon to identify and investigate possible trafficking cases and for all officers to recognize the signs of someone being trafficked. Emphasis is placed on understanding trafficking methods, identifying victims and traffickers to better alert law enforcement.

    Date: December 15, 2017, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Cost: $35
    Location: Madison College Public Safety Training Facility, W2140 Krause Rd.  Columbus, WI  53925
    Instructor: Ben Poller

    Equipment: Note taking materials.

  • Basic Drug Identification

    This is a basic training designed to provide identification of illegal drug possession and use to include trafficking methods, packaging materials, and paraphernalia.

    Date: January 19, 2018, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Cost: $35
    Location: Madison College Public Safety Training Facility, W2140 Krause Rd.  Columbus, WI  53925
    Instructor: Ben Poller

    Equipment: Note taking materials.

  • TASER CEW V20 Instructor and recertification

    TASER X26, X26P and X2 Instructor certification - This course will certify you to instruct others on the use of the X26, X26P AND X2 TASER Conducted Electrical Weapons and is a prerequisite for all TASER CEW certifications.

    Date:

    Taser CEW Instructor Re-Certification / $225 / Dec. 1, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Taser CEW Instructor Certification / $435 / Nov. 30, 8 a.m. - Dec. 1, 5 p.m.
    Online Component
    Start Date: Thursday, November 9, 2017 midnight CST
    Due Date: Sunday, November 26, 2017 midnight CST

    Location: Madison College Public Safety Training Facility, W2140 Krause Rd.  Columbus, WI  53925
    Instructor: Greg Dixon

    Register online with Taser

    Equipment: The dress is casual. Bring your department issued TASER holster (if applicable). Holsters will be available for those who need them. Please bring your duty belt with NO firearms, ammunition, or weapons of any kind.

    Reminder:
    New certifications – complete the 4 hour online training block and attend BOTH days of the practical session.
    Re-certifications – complete the 8 hour online training block and attend the second listed practical date (Day 2 of the session).
     
    The online coursework does not open until three weeks before the training dates. All online work is required to be completed no later than three days before those same training dates.
     
    All Instructor courses close, whether or not they’re full, 21 days in advance. Once a class is closed or full, additions may not be made.

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