Professional Development Institute

 

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JUST ADDED!!!!

 - Sovereign Citizens and Militia Extremists (September 21, 2016)

 - Desert Snow: Street Level Interdiction (August 18, 2016)

 - Rapid Response Force Training (August 30-September 1, 2016)

 - Calibre Press: Going Viral (September 7-8, 2016)

 

 

 2016 PDI COURSES

Date of Course Title of Course Instructor(s):
     
Jan 19, 2016  Calibre Press: Tactics in Traffic (TNT)  Major Scott Hughes, Calibre Press
     
February 25, 2016 Police & the Press: A Supervisor's Guide for Working with the Media  Andy Skoogman
     
March 1, 2016 Grant Management Workshop  Grant Writing USA
March 7, 2016  Basic K-9 Handler Certification Course  SPPD K-9 Unit
March 8, 2016 Calibre Press: The Tactical Leader  Sgt. Keith Wenzel, Calibre Press
Mar 8-10, 2016  The Reid Technique of Investigative Interviewing (3-Day)  John E. Reid & Associates, Inc.
Mar 8-11, 2016  The Reid Technique of Investigative Interviewing & Advanced Interrogation (4-Day)  John E. Reid & Associates, Inc.
March 11, 2016  The Reid Technique of Advanced Interrogation (1-Day)  John E. Reid & Associates, Inc.
March 14, 2016  Report Writing for Law Enforcement  Officer Terry Erdman, SPPD
Mar 15-16, 2016 Tactical Team Combatives  SPPD Staff
Mar 29-30, 2016 Team Arrest and Control Tactics (T.A.C.T.)  SPPD Staff
     
April 4-6, 2016 Vice/Prostitution/Human Trafficking Investigations 101   SPPD Staff
April 19, 2016 Calibre Press: Cell Block Survival  Calibre Press Staff
April 25-26, 2016 S.W.A.T Basic Operator Firearms Prep Course (*Pre-requisite for Basic SWAT Operator Course)  SPPD S.W.A.T Training Staff
April 25-May 6, 2016 Police Motorcycle Operator Course  SPPD Motor Unit Training Staff
April 27, 2016 Background Investigations for Public Safety  SPPD Staff
     
May 2-6, 2016 Emergency Vehicle Operations Instructor Course (EVOC)  Officer Terry Erdman, SPPD
May 9-20, 2016 Use of Force/Firearms Instructor  SPPD Staff
May 11-12, 2016 Calibre Press: Bulletproof   Lt. Col. Dave Grossman
     Lt. Jim Glennon (Ret.), Calibre Press
May 17-18, 2016 Crowd Management for the First Line Supervisor and Line Officer (2-day Operator course)  Commander Josh Lego, SPPD
     Sergeant Kent Cleveland, SPPD
May 19, 2016 Crowd Management for Command Level Personnel (1-day Administrator course)  Commander Josh Lego, SPPD
     Sergeant Kent Cleveland, SPPD
May 19-20, 2016 Tactical Team Combatives  SPPD Staff
May 23-26, 2016  Police Cyclist Course  Officer Tony Holte - SPPD
     Officer Jason Bain - SPPD 
     
June 1-2, 2016  Pistol Skills for Female Enforcers      SOLD OUT!!!  SPPD Range Staff
June 6, 2016 Pistol & Carbine Instructor Prep Course   (*Pre-requisite for Pistol and Carbine Instructor Course)  SOLD OUT!  SPPD Range Staff
June 7-9, 2016 Street Safe: Surviving Violent Encounters and Counter-Ambush     SOLD OUT!!  SPPD Range Staff
June 20-24, 2016 S.W.A.T Basic Operator Course                SPPD S.W.A.T Training Staff
June 20-24, 2016 Basic L.O.C.K.U.P. Instructor    SOLD OUT!!!!  Lt. Kevin Dillon (Ret.), Police Combat
June 22, 2016 Use of Force for Command & Supervisors - A Systemic Approach  SOLD OUT!!  Lt. Kevin Dillon (Ret.), Police Combat
June 27-28, 2016 Trident Concepts: Combative Pistol - Level One      SOLD OUT!!!  Trident Concepts, LLC
June 27-29, 2016 Specialized Armament: M16/M4/AR-15 Armorer Course - Basic  Ken Elmore, Specialized Armament
June 29-July 1, 2016 Specialized Armament: M16/M4/AR-15 Armorer Course - Advanced  Ken Elmore, Specialized Armament
     
July 6-7, 2016 Arrest and Control Tactics (A.C.T.) for Female Enforcers  SPPD Staff
July 12-13, 2016 Calibre Press: Finding the Leader in You  Calibre Press Staff
July 18-22, 2016 Pistol and Carbine Instructor Course     SOLD OUT!!!!  SPPD Range Staff
July 25-26, 2016 NW3C Cyber Investigation 201 - Social Media & Technical Skills    SOLD OUT!!!  National White Collar Crime Center 
July 27-28, 2016 NW3C Cyber Investigation 105 - Cell Phone Mapping & Analysis    SOLD OUT!!!  National White Collar Crime Center
     
Aug 3-4, 2016 Carbine/Rifle Skills for Female Enforcers  SPPD Staff
August 9, 2016 GLOCK Armorer's Course (AC) - Basic  GLOCK
August 10-11, 2016 GLOCK Advanced Armorer's Course (AA)  GLOCK
August 10-11, 2016 Intelligence Based Scouting  Sgts. Troy Greene & Salim Omari, SPPD
August 18, 2016 Desert Snow: Street Level Interdiction  Desert Snow
Aug 22-26, 2016 Basic Undercover Operations Course  SPPD Staff
Aug 23-24, 2016 Remington M 870 P Armorer's Course   SOLD OUT!!!  Remington Defense
August 25, 2016 Remington M700 Armorer's Course  Remington Defense
August 26, 2016 Remington M1187 Armorer's Course  Remington Defense
August 30, 2016 Rapid Response Force (RRF)  Mission Critical Concepts
     
Sep 7-8, 2016 Calibre Press: Going Viral  Calibre Press Staff
Sep 12-16, 2016 Emergency Vehicle Operations Instructor Course (EVOC)  Officer Terry Erdman, SPPD
Sep 14-15, 2016 Tactical Searching for Patrol (**Note afternoon hours)  SPPD Staff
Sep 20-21, 2016 Advanced Tactics for Patrol  SPPD Staff
Sep 21, 2016 Sovereign Citizens and Militia Extremists  Det. Rob Finch
Sep 27-29, 2016 Desert Snow: Vehicle Search Workshop - Phase 2016  Desert Snow
     
October 3-7, 2016 Intermediate L.O.C.K.U.P. Instructor Lt. Kevin Dillon (Ret.), Police Combat
October 4, 2016 L.E.A.D.S. + T  Lt. Kevin Dillon (Ret.), Police Combat
October 12, 2016 Use of Deadly Force by MN Peace Officers Resulting in Death: 1981-2010  Larry C. Brubaker, FBI Agent (Ret.)
October 25-26, 2016 Grant Writing Workshop  GrantWriting USA
     
November 8-9, 2016 Interview & Interrogation: Maximizing the Opportunity (aka Strategies for the Recorded Interview)  Neil Nelson, SPPD (Ret.)
     

Also coming in 2016:

  • Advanced Vice/Prostitution/Human Trafficking Investigation (October 17-19, 2016)

 

PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING CANCELLATION POLICIES: 

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

Calibre Press - Full refund outside of 2 weeks notice prior to class start date, otherwise credit offered.

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.

Interview & Interrogation (N. Nelson) - Can cancel up to the day of the class. No financial obligation due to cancellation.

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) - Full refund outside of 30 days prior to class. Credit only w/in 30 days of class.

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

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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