Additional Training Opportunities

The listing of training opportunities is a service provided by the MSCTC. The Council accepts no responsibility for content or trainers of the classes listed. In order for the training listed to be credited as in-service training for local corrections officers, the training must comply with the requirements listed on this website under In-Service Training.

Summary of Training Opportunities


Corrections Supervision

This three-day course is designed specifically for first line supervisors in a corrections environment who direct, motivate, lead, appraise and discipline others. Supervising in a jail is different than the road and the class recognizes that with added skills.

PDF Flyer with Additional Information

Dates of Training: 01-22-2018 to 01-24-2018

Registration: 517-410-0825 - Email: kkemp@macnlow.com

Corrections Supervision

This three-day course is designed specifically for first line supervisors in a corrections environment who direct, motivate, lead, appraise and discipline others. Supervising in a jail is different than the road and the class recognizes that with added skills.

PDF Flyer with Additional Information

Dates of Training: 02-21-2018 to 02-23-2018

Registration: 517–410–0825 - Email: kkemp@macnlow.com

Courtroom Testimony

This course is designed to help law enforcement and corrections officers prepare for issues and challenges that may confront them before, during, or after their presentation of decisive testimony and evidence in a judicial court setting or deposition. This class proactively prepares officers for significant factors they may face during critical legal proceedings.

PDF Flyer with Additional Information

Dates of Training: 03-16-2018

Registration: 517–410–0825 - Email: kkemp@macnlow.com

Regulation of Michigan Law Enforcement Officers

Recent legislative changes to MCOLES.

Dates of Training: 1-25-2018

Registration: To register, call 734-432-5570 - Email: sskylacos@madonna.edu

Report Writing

Games Inmates Play - Inmate Manipulation can be the most dangerous part of a correctional officer’s career. Inmates have nothing to lose by luring an unsusceptible officer into their tangles web of games. This one mistake can ruin an officer career as well as put the entire facility at risk for officer assaults, escapes and inmate deaths. This class will explore some of the tactics used by the inmates we deal with day in and day out and educate or even refresh officers in the dangers of falling victim to inmate games. (4 hours) Report Writing for Court and Beyond – Writing effective reports is a critical yet often neglected part of the Corrections Officer job. Many of reports are for normal day to day functions so their importance is overlooked after major events. This Session will help refresh attendee’s knowledge of the important components as well as prepare them to transition from paper to courtroom testimony (4 hours)

PDF Flyer with Additional Information

Dates of Training: 9-17-2018, 9-18-2018

Registration: Please email Todd Gilchrist. When registering please specify which date for each person being registered. - Email: todd.gilchrist@muskegonsheriff.com

Report Writing

Games Inmates Play - Inmate Manipulation can be the most dangerous part of a correctional officer’s career. Inmates have nothing to lose by luring an unsusceptible officer into their tangles web of games. This one mistake can ruin an officer career as well as put the entire facility at risk for officer assaults, escapes and inmate deaths. This class will explore some of the tactics used by the inmates we deal with day in and day out and educate or even refresh officers in the dangers of falling victim to inmate games. (4 hours) Report Writing for Court and Beyond – Writing effective reports is a critical yet often neglected part of the Corrections Officer job. Many of reports are for normal day to day functions so their importance is overlooked after major events. This Session will help refresh attendee’s knowledge of the important components as well as prepare them to transition from paper to courtroom testimony (4 hours)

PDF Flyer with Additional Information

Dates of Training: 10-16-2018

Registration: Please email Todd Gilchrist - Email: todd.gilchrist@muskegonsheriff.com

Search Techniques

Search Techniques and Contraband Control- This training will discuss various types of searches and types of contraband their importance of within a correctional facility. Participants will discuss and review types of searches, reasons for searches, purpose of searches, legal considerations associated with searches, concerns of contraband and various types encountered in correctional facilities. (4 hours) Off Duty Safety and Well-Being - This training will discuss why Officers should always be prepared for situations that may happen off-duty. This training will also focus on all aspects of an officer’s mental health and wellness, both on and off the job. (4 hours)

PDF Flyer with Additional Information

Dates of Training: 4-16-2018, 4-17-2018

Registration: Please email Todd Gilchrist. When registering please specify which date for each person being registered. - Email: todd.gilchrist@muskegonsheriff.com

Search Techniques

Search Techniques and Contraband Control- This training will discuss various types of searches and types of contraband their importance of within a correctional facility. Participants will discuss and review types of searches, reasons for searches, purpose of searches, legal considerations associated with searches, concerns of contraband and various types encountered in correctional facilities. (4 hours) Off Duty Officer Safety and Well-Being - This training will discuss why Officers should always be prepared for situations that may happen off-duty. This training will also focus on all aspects of an officer’s mental health and wellness, both on and off the job. (4 hours)

PDF Flyer with Additional Information

Dates of Training: 5-15-2018

Registration: Please email Todd Gilchrist - Email: todd.gilchrist@muskegonsheriff.com

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