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 School of Staff and Command

The School of Criminal Justice is now accepting applications for the 2017-2018 Michigan State University Corrections School of Staff and Command.

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Dates of Training: 10 Week Program Beginning 09-11-2017

Registration: For more information or an application, please call 517-355-2197 - Email:

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:

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