Law Enforcement

Below is a catalogue of every Law Enforcement course offered by DPrep. Please note that not all courses have an upcoming training scheduled.

  • Advanced Crisis Negotiations

    This 2 1/2 day, 20 hour course is designed to provide continuing education, skills improvement and increasing proficiency for the experienced Crisis Negotiator by reviewing recent incidents and new approaches. Students are encouraged to bring case studies to share with the class. POST Plan IV.

    November 1-3, | Huntington Beach

  • Antiterrorism Concepts for the Patrol Officer

    This course is a one-day seminar for street Patrol and Detective personnel. The purpose of this course is to give these officers specific Anti-Terrorism Concepts that will allow them to recognize and interdict these activities in order to prevent a terrorism incident before it is to occur.
    Upcoming courses:

    No upcoming courses scheduled at this time.

  • Basic Crisis Negotiations

    This five day course provides the knowledge and skills necessary for the entry-level Law Enforcement Crisis Negotiator. This course is 40 hours long and is written and taught by hostage negotiation professionals who have been responsible for hundreds of actual negotiations. POST Plan IV.

    October 9-13 | Folsom

    November 6-10 | Anaheim

  • Basic Internal Affairs

    This 3 day / 24 Hour course is designed to give the Investigator who has been newly assigned to Internal Affairs duties a comprehensive overview of the organization and design of Internal Affairs Investigations. This course should also be attended by anyone newly assigned to supervising Internal Affairs investigations or assigned to handle complaints of misconduct by agency members. This course is certified by both POST and STC.

    October 17-19 | Folsom

  • Combat Medical Care for the Critically Injured Law Enforcement or Correctional Officer

    Combat Medical Care for the Critically Injured Law Enforcement or Correctional Officer – THE FIRST 5 MIN. – a 4 hour course designed to teach law enforcement and correctional officers how to save their own lives and the lives of fellow officers from a traumatic injury. STC Certified.
    No upcoming courses scheduled at this time.

  • Combat Medical Care for the Critically Injured

    This class will give the officer the necessary training to provide on-scene emergency medical care for themselves if they are critically wounded, or to help any other officer or civilian they may contact who has an immediate life-threatening injury. In most operations, Fire, EMS and custody medical staff will NOT enter an area that is unsafe. They are not trained or equipped to provide medical care during an ongoing dangerous situation. For the seriously injured officer this can mean a life-threatening time delay before extrication to a safe area for medical treatment. The purpose of this course is to give an officer the knowledge, skills and confidence necessary to render emergency care to themselves or the life of another until medical services arrive.

  • CPTED Advanced Crime Prevention through Environmental Design

    This Advanced CPTED course is designed to instruct students on the more complex issues of environmental design as they relate to such topics as: terrorism, lighting technology, human behavior, traffic calming, schools, ordinance writing and the creation of security guidelines.

    Nov 28-30 | San Luis Obipso, Ca

  • CPTED Basic Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design

    This 5 day / 40 Hour course is specifically designed for Crime Prevention Officers, Community Oriented Policing Officers or any other personnel charged with crime prevention duties. This course is designed to give the student the fundamental knowledge regarding the theory, history and basic concepts of Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design. Crime Prevention Design Strategies will be discussed for parks, schools, high-rise buildings and various kinds of residential developments.

    August 28 – Sept 1, 2017 | El Cajon, Ca

    Dec 4 – 8, 2017 | Riverside, Ca

  • Crisis Negotiations for Incident Commanders

    This 2-Day course is designed for the individual who will be assuming duties as the overall Incident Commander during a barricaded or hostagetaking event. The class will be a comprehensive overview of the Crisis Negotiations Team and their capabilities in one of these events, using case studies, firsthand accounts and discussions on potential liability issues. POST Plan IV.

    No upcoming courses scheduled at this time.

  • Crisis Negotiations Team Leadership

    A two day course specifically designed to build and enhance the special skill sets of Crisis Negotiations Team Leaders. This course is designed to help the team leader to optimize the performance of their negotiation team.

    August 15-16, 2017 | San Rafael, CA

    September 28-29 | Folsom

  • Critical Incident Management for Executives

    A 1-day course specifically tailored for Law Enforcement Executives designed to both refresh and train Executives on the critical aspects of Emergency Management and to give them the tools that will enable them to manage a wide variety of emergency situations.
    Upcoming courses:

    No upcoming courses scheduled at this time.

  • Critical Incident Management for Executives in Corrections

    This is a 1-day, 8 hour course specifically designed for Executives in Corrections to refresh and train Executives on the critical aspects of Emergency Management and to give them the tools that will enable them to manage a wide variety of emergency situations from the executive level.

    No upcoming courses scheduled at this time.

  • Critical Incident Management in Corrections for Supervisors and Managers

    This 3-Day, 24 Hour, POST and STC Certified course is designed to prepare the Senior Corrections Officer, Supervisors and Managers in a corrections institution to be an effective leader at a Critical Incident. The course is designed to provide a comprehensive review of current tactics, with an emphasis on the use of a four-step Critical Incident Response Plan that will be developed in class. The student will be exposed to case studies and will participate in tabletop exercises that will allow them to apply the Critical Incident Response Plan to a wide variety of critical incidents in corrections institutions.

  • Critical Incident Management in Corrections for the Correctional Officer

    This 1-Day, 8 Hour, POST and STC Certified course is designed to prepare the Entry Level Corrections Officer to the Senior Corrections Officer in a corrections institution to be an effective leader at a Critical Incident. The course is designed to provide a comprehensive review of current tactics, with an emphasis on the use of a four-step Critical Incident Response Plan that will be developed in class. The student will participate in tabletop exercises that will allow them to apply the Critical Incident Response Plan to a wide variety of critical incidents in correctional institutions.

    No upcoming courses scheduled at this time.

  • Critical Incident Response for Field Officers - The First Fifteen

    “Critical Incident Response for Field Officers – The First 15”is an 8-hour course designed to provide first responding law enforcement officers with a fundamental plan that can be applied to a wide variety of critical events.

    This course is designed to give all responding personnel, regardless of their rank or agency, the ability to work together during large-scale emergency events. Students will be introduced to a “4-step critical incident response plan”that has been successfully implemented in hundreds of criminal, man-made and natural disasters throughout the United States. The course examines the most common failures in critical incident response and provides a proven methodology to quickly stabilize and organize these events

  • Critical Incident Response for Field Probation Officers

    A 1-day course designed to prepare the Field Probation Officer to be an effective leader at a Critical Incident. The course will provide a comprehensive review of current field tactics, with an emphasis on the use of a four-step Critical Incident Response Plan that will be developed in class.

    No upcoming courses scheduled at this time.

  • Critical Incident Response for Supervisors and Managers

    A course to prepare the Senior Officer / Field Supervisor / Manager to be an effective leader at a Critical Incident. The students will be exposed to case studies and will participate in tabletop exercises that will allow them to apply the Critical Incident Response Plan to show them how to take command and handle a wide variety of law enforcement critical incidents and in-progress crimes. POST Plan IV 4 Days in CA / 3 Days in all other States / DHS Approved

    July 17th – 20th | Los Angeles, CA

  • Critical Incident Response on the College Campus

    A 3 day course designed to assist college campus law enforcement Supervisors, Managers and Executives in their response to a critical incident. The course is designed to be brought to your campus and taught on your schedule. The college campus environment is unique and presents a list of problems not encountered by other public safety employees. This course is specifically designed for this special environment.

    No upcoming courses scheduled at this time.

  • Data Narration for Law Enforcement & Corrections

    This course is designed to help law enforcement professionals understand the best practices for collecting, organizing, analyzing, and reporting internal data on employees (e.g. complaints, use of force, and other early intervention incidents). The class will also focus on how to use this data to prepare your year-end reports that provide a complete/accurate picture of your agency.

    This class is intended for law enforcement/corrections managers, professional standards/internal affairs personnel, and/or analysts who work with sensitive internal data.

    July 24 | Augusta, ME

  • Disaster Preparation and Management for Law Enforcement Supervisors and Managers

    A 4-Day course on how to Prepare for and Manage Disasters and other Law Enforcement Emergency Operations. Floods, Earthquake, Fires, Terrorism, Hazmat, Transportation Accidents and Major Criminal Incidents. POST Plan IV.

    No upcoming courses scheduled at this time.

  • Domestic Violence for Crisis Negotiations

    This intense three-day training session is designed to highlight the challenges faced by crisis negotiators during domestic violence incidents. This course will help the experienced negotiator develop strategies to be used during negotiations at a domestic violence or relationship oriented crisis negotiation incident.

    No upcoming courses scheduled at this time.

  • DUI Checkpoints - Planning and Management

    This 8-hour course is designed to help officers and/or supervisors plan, supervise, and execute a successful checkpoint operations.

  • Ethical Use of Technology for Law Enforcement Officers

    A 1-Day, 8-Hour, POST and STC certified course designed to educate Officers regarding the hazards and pitfalls of unethical use of technology in a law enforcement agency.

    No upcoming courses scheduled at this time.

  • Ethical Use of Technology for Law Enforcement - Train the Trainer

    A three day POST and STC certified course designed to train the participants so that they can go back to their agency and educate their officers on the dangers of unethical use of technology in a law enforcement agency.

    No upcoming courses scheduled at this time.

  • Inmate Radicalization Awareness

    A 1-Day, 8-Hour, course designed to give participants an awareness of the complex problems regarding Fundamental Islamicist recruiting and radicalization of inmates within the jail and prison systems. This course an also be presented in an abbreviated 4-four format. DHS, California POST and STC approved.

    This course is offered exclusively by your local DHS regional office.

    Please check with your local Regional Threat Assessment Center for dates and locations.

  • Internal Affairs for Civilian Supervisors and Managers

    A two and one-half day course for civilian supervisors are managers that can find themselves investigating or dealing with Internal Affairs issues or complaints of misconduct by employees. POST Plan IV.

    No upcoming courses scheduled at this time.

  • Internal Affairs Update

    This one day Internal Affairs Update Course is designed to update the experienced Internal Affairs investigator regarding new amendments to law and procedures along with discussing current case studies and tactics for internal affairs investigations of a more complex and challenging nature not encountered in any basic course.

    October 4 | Simi Valley

    November 15 | Huntington Beach

  • Law Enforcement Awareness at Urban Interface Fires

    This POST certified one day 8 hour course is designed to give first responding Law Enforcement personnel the ability to work together with other disciplines during an Urban Interface Fire. Participants will learn the priorities of the first operational period, how to prepare for the inevitable UIF, how to stay safe in a fire environment and how to manage the flow of information and resources associated with an UIF event.

    No upcoming courses scheduled at this time.

  • Negotiations with the Terrorist Mindset

    This course is designed to prepare the hostage/crisis negotiator to better respond to the terrorist event where hostages are taken or suspects are barricaded and negotiations are to be considered as a possible. This training identifies event typology and possibilities as acts of both international terrorism and domestic events. Students are taught to supplement existing negotiations skills and approaches with techniques for effective communications with parties involved in these event types. A series of case studies and class exercises allow students to apply knowledge and skill sets gained from the course.

    No upcoming courses scheduled at this time.

  • Officer Involved Domestic Violence

    This 2-day training session is designed to highlight the challenges faced by law enforcement agencies during the unique situation known as “Officer Involved Domestic Violence”. This course will be of critical interest to: Command Personnel, Criminal DV Investigators, Administrative Investigators, Field Supervisors and Crisis Negotiators.

    No upcoming courses scheduled at this time.

  • Officer Involved Shooting for Field Supervisors

    This 2-day course is designed to help the field supervisor get organized in a rapid and professional manner at the scene of an OIS incident. Field supervisors must know the critical tasks and responsibilities that are necessary immediately after an Officer Involved Shooting. This course will present the field supervisor with background information regarding this critical type of confrontation and a plan that can be immediately implemented in order to cover all of the administrative and criminal issues regarding an Officer Involved Shooting incident.

    The psychological and legal aspects of an officer involved shooting will be discussed along with the impacts and effects of this incident on the media and the community. This course will also review model policies and procedures that concerned an OIS incident. POST Plan IV – STC Certified

    September 6-7 | Bakersfield

    September 18-19 | Anaheim

    October 24-25 | Folsom

    November 27-28 | Corona

    October 2-3 | Simi Valley

    November 13-14 | Huntington Beach

  • PAS - Operation and Calibration

    An 8-hour course designed to certify the individual officer to Operate and Calibrate a specific type of Preliminary Alcohol Screening-PAS device (Intoximeters, Drager or Lifelock)

  • Peer Support Advanced

    A two (2)day course designed as a skills building module for the experienced peer support team member. The course will provide a comprehensive review of peer support practices along with in-depth discussions on some of the newer theories and programs in this critical area. **Consider Hosting This Class** Contact us at jimhyde@dprep.com or (916) 205-3691.

    September 21-22, 2017 | Redondo Beach, CA

    October 30-31, 2017 | Folsom, CA

  • Peer Support Basic Course


    A 3 day comprehensive course designed as a skills building module for the new peer support team member or anyone interested in the basic concepts of peer support in a law enforcement agency. POST and STC Certified. **Consider Hosting This Class** Contact us at jimhyde@dprep.com or (916)205-3691

    September 18-20, 2017 | Redondo Beach, CA

    September 25-27, 2017 | Folsom, CA

  • Peer Support Coordinators Workshop

    A one (1) dayworkshop designed as a skills building module for Peer Support Coordinators and experienced Peer Support Team Members. Contact us at jimhyde@dprep.com or (916)205-3691
    No upcoming courses scheduled at this time.

  • Peer Support Update Course: CFS

    An one (1) day course designed as a skills building module for the veteran law enforcement peer supporter. The course will provide a comprehensive review of trauma support best practices along with training on some of the new concepts in this critical area. Presented from the veteran peer supporter perspective through interactive discussion, practical exercises, and specific case studies examining real challenges law enforcement peers face. For questions, contact us at jimhyde@dprep.com or (916)205-3691

    No upcoming courses scheduled at this time.

  • Report Writing and Courtroom Testimony

    This is a 1-day, 8 hour STC certified course designed for the adult corrections officer and supervisor or the juvenile corrections officer and supervisor. It covers the fundamentals of report writing from correct grammar, sentence structure, spelling, punctuation, and the proper chronological construction of a report. Proofreading techniques will be discussed. It will also include the three phase method of the interview process. The student will learn what the legal aspects are and how to write reports from a liability aspect, including Courtroom Testimony. Students will also participate in practice exercises related to Report Writing.