Professional Development Institute

 

SPPD'S Professional Development Institute provides quality, affordable courses that have been rated excellent by active police and correction officers! 

Please note our cancellation policy:  Credit only for cancellations within 2 weeks. No refunds or credit for no shows.  

           2019 PDI COURSES

Date of Course   Title of Course Instructor(s):
January 8-10, 2019   Vice/Prostitution/Human Trafficking Investigations 101 SPPD Staff
January 16, 2019   Recognizing & Valuing Community Diversity & Implicit Bias Training Dr. Tanya Gladney
January 17, 2019   Railroad Incident Investigations & Response for Law Enforcement-Free Class Kerri Gortmaker
January 28-29, 2019   Geocell-Introduction to Cell Phone Investigations Geocell
January 30-Feb 1, 2019   Geocell-Advanced Cell Phone Investigations Geocell
       
February 12-14, 2019   Digital Video Evidence Recovery RESVID
February 27, 2019   Background Investigations for Public Safety Sgt. Justin Miller
       
March 6-7, 2019   Warrant Service-Threat Reduction Strategies for Patrol Officers, Supervisors and Investigations Commander Brad Hazelett
March 18-19, 2019   Searches & Seizures JP Nixon
March 20, 2019   Warrant & Affidavit Writing JP Nixon
March 21, 2019   Money Laundering JP Nixon
March 26, 2019   Sovereign Citizens & Militia Extremists Rob Finch
March 27, 2019   Minnesota Data Practices-Criminal  Commander Malmgren
       
April 10, 2019   Dynamic Encounters for the 21st Century SPPD Staff
April 15-19, 2019   Emergency Vehicle Operations Instructor Course (EVOC) Terry Erdman
April 15-16, 2019   Basic SWAT Firearms Prep Course- Mandatory Pre-requisite for Basic SWAT Operator Course SPPD SWAT
April 17, 2019   Pistol & Carbine Instructor Prep Course-Mandatory Pre-requisite for the Pistol & Carbine Instructor Course SPPD Range Staff
April 24-25, 2019   Countering Active Terrorist Cells in the Homeland Bob Dougherty-Retired CIA
April 29-May 3, 2019   Basic SWAT Operator Course-Must take the Basic SWAT Firearms Prep Course listed above SPPD SWAT
       
May 6-10, 2019   Pistol & Carbine Instructor Course- Must take the Pistol & Carbine Instructor Prep course listed above SPPD Range Staff
May 13-14, 2019   Basic Pistol Skills for Female Officers SPPD Range Staff
May 13-16, 2019   Police Cyclist Course SPPD Staff
May 20-21, 2019   Grant Management Class Grant Writing USA
May 22, 2019   Building a Foundation of Trust in the Community-Brand New Class Dale Carnegie
       
June 3-4, 2019   Carbine-Rifle Skills for Female Officers SPPD Range Staff
June 6, 2019   Resiliency P.O.W.E.R. Program Part I & Part II Holly Brodt
June 10-11, 2019   Investigative Interviewing Bill Vincent-Retired FBI
June 25, 2019   GLOCK Basic Armorer's Course  GLOCK Instructor
       
July 10-11, 2019   AERKO Aerosol Chemical Weapon Instructor AERKO International
July 23-24, 2019   Street Safe: Surviving Violent Encounters SPPD Range Staff
       
August 5, 2019   Not by Chance: Creating Great Culture through Intentional Leadership John Robison-Command Presence
August 6, 2019   The Transformational Trainer Dennis Valone-Command Presence
       
September 4-5, 2019   Advanced Pistol Skills for Female Officers SPPD Range Staff

HR218 SHOOT-for SPPD Retirees only.  Winter 2019 dates for the HR218 shoot are January 15, 2019 and February 5, 2019 at the new Richard Rowan Training Facility, 600 Lafayette Rd N., St. Paul, MN 55130.  Summer HR 218 dates will be June 5, 2019 and July 8, 2019 at the Outdoor Range.

PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING CANCELLATION POLICIES: 

SPPD - Credit only for cancellations w/in 2 weeks. No refunds or credit for No Shows.

AERKO - Full refund outside of 2 weeks prior to class. 50% refund for cancellations within 2 weeks of class.

​Inside the Tape (D. Newman) - Credit offered for cancellations more than 5 days ahead of class date. No refund for cancellations/no shows w/in 5 days.

L.O.C.K.U.P. - Full refund if more than 30 days prior to class. Full credit toward another L.O.C.K.U.P. course if w/in 30 days. No refunds for No Shows or cancellations made w/in 3 weeks of course.

Specialized Armament (K. Elmore) - No cancellations within 30 days of course date.

Any credit owed/obtained can only be applied toward a class from the same company (For example, cancellation on a SPPD course will result in a credit for another SPPD course only, it cannot be applied toward CalibrePress, LOCKUP, etc.)

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