Instructor Certification Schools


  • November 28, 2022 - December 2, 2022
    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 28, 2022 - December 2, 2022
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

This one-week school, instructed by Academy staff, will provide Iowa Law Enforcement Academy certification as a firearms instructor and will give graduates the skills to establish and operate a departmental firearms program. Topics to be covered will include: weapons safety, principles of marksmanship, familiarization with various law enforcement weapons systems, weapons maintenance, range management, use (more…)


  • December 6, 2022
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

TASER CEW X26P, and X2 Basic Instructor certification course. Basic Instructor course teaches students how to develop and safely execute scenarios and isolation drills, and provide more in-depth scenario training. Students will learn how to develop and safely implement scenarios; isolation drills and conduct teach backs to hone their instructor skills. This course provides an (more…)


  • February 27, 2023 - March 3, 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…)