Instructor Certification Schools


  • August 2, 2022 - August 5, 2022
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

About the Training: This thirty-two-hour course has been prepared to aid the training administrator in planning and managing the Basic Training Program in RADAR/LIDAR Speed measurement. The purpose is to provide the knowledge and skills necessary to perform speed enforcement activities. To be able to describe the association between higher speeds, crashes, deaths, injuries, and (more…)


  • August 15, 2022 - August 19, 2022
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

NOTICE: THE PRE-REQUISITE FOR THIS INSTRUCTOR SCHOOL IS THE FIREARMS INSTRUCTOR SCHOOL This one-week school, instructed by Academy staff, will provide Iowa Law Enforcement Academy certification as a rifle instructor and will give graduates the skills to establish and operate a departmental rifle program. Topics to be covered will include: history of the law enforcement (more…)


  • August 22, 2022 - August 26, 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…)


  • September 12, 2022 - September 16, 2022
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

This five-day school will provide Iowa Law Enforcement Academy certification as a Bike Patrol Instructor. As a Bike Patrol Instructor, graduates will have the ability to certify other officers as Bike Patrol Officers and operate a departmental bike program. Bike specific topics will include: bike nomenclature, maintenance, running a bike unit, bike handling, roadway safety, (more…)


  • September 12, 2022 - September 16, 2022
    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 department training Polo’s or T-Shirts, BDU style training pants, athletic shoes, duty belt, training weapon if available, ballistic vest, mouth guard, groin protection and handcuffs.  This will provide a valid (more…)


  • October 24, 2022 - October 28, 2022
    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…)


  • 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…)