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Instructor Certification Schools

  •  October 17, 2023
     8:00 am - 5:00 pm

About the Training: This one-day course is for the Basic Instructor Oleoresin Capsicum Aerosol. The instructor will have updates in the following instruction: principles, skills, and techniques necessary to understand how and when to use OC; techniques to control violent and aggressive behavior including the use of OC; methods to reduce personal injury to officers, (more…)

  •  October 23, 2023 - October 27, 2023
     8:00 am - 5:00 pm

This five-day school will provide Iowa Law Enforcement Academy certification as a Precision Driving Instructor. Topics will include: non-emergency, emergency and pursuit driving, instructor development, range safety, range setup and training in program evaluation. Class size will be limited to twenty certified Iowa law enforcement officers. Students are requested to bring safe, operational squad cars, (more…)

  •  October 23, 2023 - October 25, 2023
     8:00 am - 5:00 pm

This 4-day course is comprised of instructor level classes covering OC Aerosols, Specialty Impact Weapons, Chemical Munitions and Distraction Devices. The student will acquire a general working knowledge of products, both technically and tactically, along with the skills necessary to conduct in-service training. **This course is no longer being split into smaller components. The Chemical (more…)

  •  November 6, 2023 - November 10, 2023
     8:00 am - 5:00 pm

These five days of instructor training provides certification as an Iowa Law Enforcement Academy Standardized Field Sobriety Testing (SFST) Instructor. The SFST instructor-development training program involves the methodology of SFST detecting and apprehending impaired drivers, mechanics of testing, recognizing the clues, how to properly administer the tests and other instructional topics acquired with standardized field (more…)

  •  November 13, 2023 - November 17, 2023
     8:00 am - 5:00 pm

This is a rigorous five-day course which will provide an instructor certification in the area of defensive tactics. Required clothing and equipment will consist of an athletic T-Shirt, BDU style training pants, athletic shoes, duty belt, training weapon if available, ballistic vest, mouth guard, and handcuffs. This will provide a valid certification for three years, (more…)

  •  November 30, 2023
     8:00 am - 5:00 pm

This eight-hour course will provide instructor certification for the expandable baton. Officers will be instructed in force management and straight baton curriculum, and will be tested by a written and practical examination. An Iowa Law Enforcement Academy instructor certification will be issued upon successful completion of the class. Required clothing and equipment will consist of (more…)