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


Center for Police/Fire Management and Leadership Studies

The Center for Police/Fire Management and Leadership Studies, an executive-level training program, has been designed for law enforcement and fire service personnel intent on earning the highest ranks in their department and those who have already achieved them. A total of 90 contact hours will be required and divided among upper level management topics including budgeting, labor/management issues, personnel management, legal issues, and media relations. Presenters will included Macnlow, Dolan Consulting Group, and Lt Colonel Dave Grossman. The emphasis of the program is on practical exercises that provide a working knowledge of the administrative function within law enforcement and fire service agencies.

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Dates of Training: 01-11-2017 to 04-26-2017

Registration: 586.498.4050 - Email: cjtc@macomb.edu

Communications Training Officer

This is a 40-hour course designed for experienced communications officers to learn the “new job/task” of becoming a Communications Training Officer–CTO. It combines in-service training with objective evaluations to ensure that the standards of a competent communications officer are met. The program will emphasize the CTO’s role in teaching, training, coaching and evaluating the trainee.

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Dates of Training: 2-13-2017 to 2-17-2017

Registration: Please contact DeWolf Associates 248.828.8055 - Email: dan@dewolffto.com

Corrections Training Officer

The Corrections Training and Evaluation Program (CTO) is a nationally recognized system used to teach, train, and evaluate new officers so that each is prepared to function as a solo officer at the conclusion of their training cycle. The CTO moniker is a standard used for Field, Corrections, and sometimes Communications (CTO) personnel. The training cycle consists of intensive on-the-job training and daily performance evaluations by their Corrections Training Officer (CTO).

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Dates of Training: 03-13-2017 to 03-17-2017

Registration: 248-828-8055 - Email: dan@dewoffto.com

Instructor Development-Instructional Teaching Techniques

This 32-hour course will provide the student with basic and advanced instructional techniques, so they will be able to perform as a well-rounded instructor and to speak in public forums, organize classes, use PowerPoint and other forms of media for instruction, enhance the appearance of their presentations and learn to work as the only primary instructor or in unison with other instructors. This course is accepted by the Michigan Sheriff’s Coordinating and Training Council as part of the minimum qualification to become a 160hr MSCTC Local Correctional Officer Academy Instructor. Required Equipment: Laptop with PowerPoint and word capabilities.

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Dates of Training: 02-15-2017 to 02-23-2017

Registration: For information contact Dawn Jurik at (989) 686-9176 - Email: dawnjurik@delta.edu

Jet Consulting, Inc.

Police, Fire, and Organizational Management & Leadership Development Training

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Dates of Training: Varies

Registration: 248-345-1794 - Email: JETConsultingIncorporated@hotmail.com

Mental Health First Aid for Public Safety

Mental Health First Aid for Public Safety is an 8-hour course that teaches a 5-step action plan encompassing the skills, resources and knowledge to help an individual in crisis connect with the appropriate professional, peer, and self-help care. The course teaches the unique risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems, builds understanding of the importance of early intervention, and, most importantly, teaches individuals how to help someone in crisis is or experiencing a mental health challenge. This course is taught to police, first responders, corrections officers, and other public safety audiences around the country. This program provides officers with more response options to help them deescalate incidents and better understand mental illnesses so they can respond to mental health related calls appropriately without compromising safety.

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Dates of Training: 02-09-2017

Registration: For information contact Dawn Jurik at (989) 686-9176 - Email: dawnjurik@delta.edu

PPCT GAGE & SKD Instructor Recertification

This 3-day course of instruction will cover Instructor Level Ground Avoidance Ground Escape (GAGE) and Spontaneous Knife Defense (SKD). All officers will be trained in Threat Pattern Recognition, how to avoid being taken to the ground and how to effectively escape if they are grounded. Course Topics: Use of Force Human Factors, Instructor Development and Training Protocols, HFRG (PPCT) Control Principles, Ground Avoidance Ground Escape Techniques, Principles of Edge Weapon Assaults, Vital Edge Weapon Targets, HFRG Spontaneous Knife Defense System. REQUIRED: Participants need to bring their manual to the course.

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Dates of Training: 04-17-2017 to 04-21-2017

Registration: For information contact Dawn Jurik at (989) 686-9176 - Email: dawnjurik@delta.edu

PPCT GAGE & SKD Instructor Recertification

This 3-day course of instruction will cover Instructor Level Ground Avoidance Ground Escape (GAGE) and Spontaneous Knife Defense (SKD). All officers will be trained in Threat Pattern Recognition, how to avoid being taken to the ground and how to effectively escape if they are grounded. Course Topics: Use of Force Human Factors, Instructor Development and Training Protocols, HFRG (PPCT) Control Principles, Ground Avoidance Ground Escape Techniques, Principles of Edge Weapon Assaults, Vital Edge Weapon Targets, HFRG Spontaneous Knife Defense System. REQUIRED: Participants need to bring their manual to the course.

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Dates of Training: 02-27-2017 to 03-01-2017

Registration: For information contact Dawn Jurik at (989) 686-9176 - Email: dawnjurik@delta.edu

SABRE Chemical Aerosol Projector

This 1-day (8 hour) Instructor level certification program focuses on the Deploying, Handling, and Documenting the use of Chemical Aerosols. Medical issues and legal liability will be addressed. This course will enhance the instructor’s development in the use and training of aerosols tactics and will help protect departments from costly litigation issues that could arise from the use of aerosol projectors. This program addresses proper deployment techniques, complete arsenal of available aerosols and situational requirement, recommended contamination drills, decontamination, properly reporting force and tactics for surviving an Aerosol Attack. This course fully addresses all aspects of using Chemical Aerosol Projectors. Certified instructors receive an instructor manual and student PowerPoint to use when teaching end user classes. This certification is valid for three calendar years from successfully completing this course.

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Dates of Training: 03-09-2017

Registration: Register On Website: http://sabrered.com

Shaykhet Self-Defense & Subject Control Training

This one-day training program is designed to enhance officer safety, and the safety of bystanders and subjects, by providing principles and concepts applicable to street contacts. This will allow quick control of the subject, lessening the potential for injury and exposure to liability for both officer and agency.

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Dates of Training: 02-09-2017

Registration: 586.498.4050 - Email: cjtc@macomb.edu

The Bulletproof Mind-Leadership and Management Principles

Lt. Col. (Retired) Dave Grossman, a former Airborne Ranger Infantry Officer and a prior-service sergeant and paratrooper, has more than 23 years experience in leading U.S. soldiers worldwide. He retired from the Army in February 1998 and has devoted himself to teaching, writing, speaking, and research. Today he is the director of the Killology Research Group and, in the wake of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, is on the road almost 300 days a year training elite military and law enforcement organizations worldwide.

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Dates of Training: 02-01-2017

Registration: Registration - 586.498.4050 - Email: cjtc@macomb.edu

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