Class Descriptions

Boston Marathon Bombing – Investigation and Prosecution

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On April 15, 2013, two pressure cooker bombs exploded in the vicinity Boston Marathon finish line. Three people died, including an eight-year-old boy, and over 260 people were injured. Eighteen people suffered amputations as a result of the blasts. The perpetrators then went on to murder a police officer before being captured by law enforcement officials. Special Agent David Bell will provide a detailed timeline of events, beginning with the response to the bombings and concluding with the successful prosecution of the surviving terrorist. SA Bell will speak about the challenges associated with conducting complex terrorism investigations, the importance of inter-agency cooperation, and the lessons learned during the Boston Marathon Bombing investigation and successful prosecution.

This 4-hour class will be offered on Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at 1500

Low Light No Light CQB

Dominic GamboaTop

Hostage Rescue/Officer Extrication – A new world merges when the sun sets, Criminals use the cloak of darkness to their advantage as statistics show some of the most heinous crimes such as gun-violence and sexual assaults exponentially increase at night. According to B.J.S. in some major cities as much as 80% of officer involved shootings happen in low light situations. In this 8-hour course you will learn from seasoned Navy Seals on Low Light/No Light close Quarters combat. They will lecture upon real world experience from operations in some of the world’s most hostile environments. From hostage rescue to covert infiltration, students will learn methods employed in low-visibility situations to practical applications in a simulated environment.

This 8-hour class will be offered on Thursday, August 16, 2018 at 0800

Middle Eastern Culture and Law Enforcement – AM

Alex Cuesta, Top

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CRPOA members have a convenient way to access and update member account information online.

If this is your first time logging in to your account on the redesigned website, please click the “Forgot Password” link to reset your password. Once you have reset your password you may log in to the members-only area.

If you are a former member who would like to renew your membership, please click the “Forgot Password” link to reset your password. Once you have reset your password you will be able to log in to the members-only area, however, you will be re-directed to the “Renew Your Membership” page. Once you have renewed your membership, you will gain full access to the members-only area. Please note; if you have been inactive for more than a year, you will need to fill out the Membership Application form to start a new account.

If you have are an active member of CRPOA but you are unable to reset your password when you click the “Forgot Password” link, please contact CRPOA directly so that they can add your account: (855) 552-7762 x2.

It is very important to maintain accurate account information so that you will not miss any of the important benefits of your membership.

This 4-hour class will be offered on Thursday, August 16, 2018 at 0800

Reserve Coordinators Introduction

Bureau Chief Jeff DunnTop

This 8-hour class is designed to provide an overview of the reserve program to coordinators who are newly assigned or have limited experience in their positions. The subjects covered will include POST Regulations, reserve levels, reserve officer selection, entry level and in-service training requirements and reserve program management. As an introductory class it is preliminary in nature and is not intended to take the place of the POST-certified 24-hour Reserve Coordinator Class.

This 8-hour class will be offered on Thursday, August 16, 2018 at 0800

Narco Officer Safety: Avoiding the Chemical Bullet

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One of the most dangerous aspects of narcotic enforcement is dealing with unknowns. Over the last decade the proliferation of synthetic drugs, manufacturing and distribution has created extreme hazards for officers. If you cannot “recognize a hazard, you can’t protect yourself” This training class is designed for all public safety professionals who contact subjects, enter residences (i.e. search warrants, probation checks) and conduct investigations. This course will also address specific hazards associated with manufacturing-controlled substances (i.e fentanyl, counterfeit tablets). The course primarily addresses officer safety and hazard assessment. Do not allow yourself to be taken out by a “Chemical Bullet” – Topics Include: Officer Safety – Mexico – Smuggling Trends – Fentanyl Laced Heroin/Carfentanil – Synthetic manufacturing /Counterfeit

This 4-hour class will be offered on Thursday, August 16, 2018 at 0800

Drone’s and your Agency – Getting Your Drone Program off the Ground (Pun Intended)

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Criminals are now using swarms of small drones to befuddle law enforcement. Don’t get caught behind the technology learning curve. This informative course will detail the proper use of sUAS in law enforcement. The topics that will be covered are: – Introduction to sUAS – FAA Regulations – Community Considerations
• Policy and Procedures
• Enforcement
• Threats and Counter UAS (cUAS)
• How to start a Program
Law Enforcement agencies, which are considering deploying, testing drones, or currently deploying drones, are encouraged to attend.

This 4-hour class will be offered on Thursday, August 16, 2018 at 1330

Middle Eastern Culture and Law Enforcement – PM

Alex Cuesta, Top

Access Restricted

CRPOA members have a convenient way to access and update member account information online.

If this is your first time logging in to your account on the redesigned website, please click the “Forgot Password” link to reset your password. Once you have reset your password you may log in to the members-only area.

If you are a former member who would like to renew your membership, please click the “Forgot Password” link to reset your password. Once you have reset your password you will be able to log in to the members-only area, however, you will be re-directed to the “Renew Your Membership” page. Once you have renewed your membership, you will gain full access to the members-only area. Please note; if you have been inactive for more than a year, you will need to fill out the Membership Application form to start a new account.

If you have are an active member of CRPOA but you are unable to reset your password when you click the “Forgot Password” link, please contact CRPOA directly so that they can add your account: (855) 552-7762 x2.

It is very important to maintain accurate account information so that you will not miss any of the important benefits of your membership.

This 4-hour class will be offered on Thursday, August 16, 2018 at 1330

Active Shooter-Building Search – AM

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This 4-hour course will familiarize the student with the core concepts and principles of building searches, focusing on the maintaining the tactical advantage with minimum exposure while maneuvering. Emphasis on “reading” and recognizing terrain features, situational awareness, simplification of procedures, individual and team movement, communication between team members and the de-mystification of tactics.

This 4-hour class will be offered on Friday, August 17, 2018 at 0800

Vehicle Tactics – AM

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This 4-hour course will review the tactics employed while operating in and about your patrol vehicle. The focus will be on realistic deployment including use of cover, individual and team movement, threat recognition and mitigation, team resource management and communications skills, realistic ambush response, and high-risk vehicle stops. The training will include development drills to enhance those skills and scenarios to put the skills into play.

This 4-hour class will be offered on Friday, August 17, 2018 at 0800

Marijuana Update: A look at Rec. & Medical Cannabis and the changing Laws – AM

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Marijuana Update A look at Recreational and Medical Cannabis and the changing Laws This class will provide an update on issues pertaining to marijuana and Proposition 215 and Senate Bill 420. Recent court decisions highly recommend that officers have specific training in these laws to qualify as an expert when arresting person(s) in possession of marijuana and are claiming the protections under Proposition 215. Training in this area is also highly recommended for successful arrest and prosecution of medical marijuana cases. The course will also provide information on the latest trends in marijuana use and cultivation, contacting and questioning those who claim, “Prop 215 privileges”, the Butane Honey Oil THC extraction process and the marijuana store front activities.

This 4-hour class will be offered on Friday, August 17, 2018 at 0800

Reserve Coordinators Update.

Bureau Chief Jeff DunnTop

The Update Class is intended to provide experienced coordinators with a review of changes in law and regulation affecting the reserve program, pend legislation. Course certification and compliance reviews. It will be interactive using breakout groups to address contemporary issues and problems and an open forum to review best practices. The instructors will be members of POST staff. Due to the format of the Update Class, prior completion of the 24-hour class or an update class is preferred, but not required.

This 4-hour class will be offered on Friday, August 17, 2018 at 0800

“USE IT, WRITE IT, TELL IT “ A Cops Primer on Use of Force

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“USE IT, WRITE IT, TELL IT “ A Cops Primer on Use of Force: Being a police officer may require using force to get your job done. Do you know WHEN and HOW TO USE force? HOW DO YOU WRITE ABOUT the encounter? HOW DO YOU TESTIFY ABOUT it? If you are wrong, are there dire consequences? Learn to tell your force story the RIGHT WAY.

This 8-hour class will be offered on Friday, August 17, 2018 at 0800

“Surviving Your Attacker” Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted

Capt. Rich Wemmer, , Top

“IS TODAY YOUR DAY?”
* Inspiring true stories from shooting survivors
* On-duty and off-duty safety
* Preparing to win in deadly encounters
* Why do things go right and wrong in police work?
* Overcoming the mindset of your attacker
* Lessons Learned – Before, During, & After a Critical Incident

This 8-hour class will be offered on Friday, August 17, 2018 at 0800

Active Shooter – Building Search – PM

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This 4-hour course will familiarize the student with the core concepts and principles of building searches, focusing on the maintaining the tactical advantage with minimum exposure while maneuvering. Emphasis on “reading” and recognizing terrain features, situational awareness, simplification of procedures, individual and team movement, communication between team members and the de-mystification of tactics.

This 4-hour class will be offered on Friday, August 17, 2018 at 1330

Vehicle Tactics – PM

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This 4-hour course will review the tactics employed while operating in and about your patrol vehicle. The focus will be on realistic deployment including use of cover, individual and team movement, threat recognition and mitigation, team resource management and communications skills, realistic ambush response, and high-risk vehicle stops. The training will include development drills to enhance those skills and scenarios to put the skills into play.

This 4-hour class will be offered on Friday, August 17, 2018 at 1330

FLSA and Reserves

Bureau Chief Jeff DunnTop

“This course is designed to introduce the student to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and how it applies to Reserve Peace Officers as well as other agency members. Discussion will include what some of the laws are, common issues that arise, and how to assist you and your agency in avoiding potential violations. We will be reviewing portions of the Code of Federal Regulations, 29 CFR 553, and how they impact you and your agency”

This 4-hour class will be offered on Friday, August 17, 2018 at 1330

Marijuana Update A look at Recreational and Medical Cannabis and the changing Laws – PM

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Marijuana Update A look at Recreational and Medical Cannabis and the changing Laws This class will provide an update on issues pertaining to marijuana and Proposition 215 and Senate Bill 420. Recent court decisions highly recommend that officers have specific training in these laws to qualify as an expert when arresting person(s) in possession of marijuana and are claiming the protections under Proposition 215. Training in this area is also highly recommended for successful arrest and prosecution of medical marijuana cases. The course will also provide information on the latest trends in marijuana use and cultivation, contacting and questioning those who claim, “Prop 215 privileges”, the Butane Honey Oil THC extraction process and the marijuana store front activities.

This 4-hour class will be offered on Friday, August 17, 2018 at 1330

Major Crime Scene Investigations for First Responders

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This course will discuss major crime scenes (Homicides, Rapes, Robbery and Suspicious Deaths) and what first res-ponders need to consider. These considerations include the search for additional victims, suspects, loss of evidence due to weather or other exigent circumstances the victim’s family and the media. The L.I.N. (Locate, Isolate and Neutralize) theory of crime scene investigations and other theories related to crime scenes will be discussed. Graphic photographs will be presented during this course of instruction.

This 4-hour class will be offered on Saturday, August 18, 2018 at 0800

Off Duty – The Beginning of Your Real Day

Alex CuestaTop

We will explore what to do when your shift ends, and real life begins. We will look at everything from ethics to officer safety. Let’s “open up” to see the pitfalls many get trapped in. Learn to recognize and avoid them. You will better survive “Off Duty.”.

This 4-hour class will be offered on Saturday, August 18, 2018 at 0800

Below 100

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This course is intended to provide officers with an overview of the national Below 100 campaigns. Provides details on the five tenets with the goal of providing practical information and safety reminders in a more powerful way. That will improve officer safety and reduce the number of deaths and injuries in the law enforcement community. Powerful videos are used to make an emotional connection with the audience and help make material more impact-ful. The course will cover issues not necessarily addressed in manuals or policy. This will include an overview of trends and examples of officers killed in the line of duty with particular emphasis on practical steps to avoid these circumstances.

This 4-hour class will be offered on Saturday, August 18, 2018 at 0800

Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs

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This is a 4-hour course on understanding and recognizing outlaw motorcycle gang members and their related criminal activities. Including narcotics trafficking, turf wars, vehicle theft, officer safety issues and more. This class is restricted to currently sworn peace officers or with the permission of the CRPOA Training Manager.

This 4-hour class will be offered on Saturday, August 18, 2018 at 0800