TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES ACROSS VIRGINIA
2015 DUID Training Program
The Commonwealth Attorneys' Services Council (CASC) will be conducting several DUID Training Programs across the Commonwealth in 2015. This training, for prosecutors and LEO’s, focuses on the difficult cases involving driver impairment due to the use of illegal and/or prescription drugs. Topics to be covered include: Recognizing the Drugged Driver, Keys to Winning DUID Cases, Blood Testing Issues, and much more. The latest version of the Virginia DUI Manual will be distributed to all participants.
There is no charge for this single-day training program. Lunch and break refreshments will be provided at no charge. Virginia State Bar MCLE and In-Service Training Credits (4 hours Legal, 6 hours total) are pending.
The DUID Program is being presented at the following locations in 2015:
- Weyers Cave on April 2, 2015, at the Blue Ridge Community College, Weyers Cave
- Fairfax on April 17, 2015, at the Fairfax County CJTA
- Bedford on June 10, 2015, at the Bedford Welcome Center
- Henrico on September 17, 2015, at the Henrico County Police Academy
Note: You must pre-register to attend.
Registration is conducted on line at http://www.cas.state.va.us/trainingprograms.htm.
Contact Ed Hibbard at email@example.com or at 757-253-4994 if you have any questions.
Advanced DUI Training for Investigators & Prosecutors
The next 2015 presentation of this extremely popular training will be conducted in Roanoke on August 26-28, 2015. Topics to be covered at this intensive training include Investigative Stops, Checkpoints, Blood Testing Issues and DUI Manslaughter. The latest version of the Virginia DUI Manual will be distributed to participants. Much like our TOP GUNProgram, this training program utilizes a team-training format requiring a team consisting of a prosecutor and a law enforcement officer from the same jurisdiction.
There is no charge for this 3-day long training program. Overnight accommodations beginning August 25th will be provided, as will all breakfasts and lunches. In-Service Training Credits and MCLE credits have been awarded.
For more information, contact Ed Hibbard at firstname.lastname@example.org or 757-253-4994.
Seats Still Available for 'Fundamentals of Crash Investigation & Reconstruction' Course in July
The Virginia Highway Safety Office is conducting three courses in "Fundamentals of Crash Investigation and Reconstruction" in 2015. This two-week course imparts the knowledge and skills required for detailed crash investigation by combining classroom lectures with practical field exercises.
The March courses are full, but space is still available for the July 6-17 course at the New River Criminal Justice Academy in Dublin, VA.
For more information and an application to participate, please click HERE.
Additionally, the Highway Safety Office is also conducting three "Advanced Crash Investigation and Reconstruction" courses in Fredericksburg (April), Newport News (June) and Dublin (August). See the DMV website for details.
The 16th Annual Mid-Atlantic DUI Conference focuses on providing relevant and unique DUI related training opportunities to law enforcement, prosecutors, and traffic safety professionals.
This year's conference will be held April 27-29 in Virginia Beach. For additional information or to register, see www.vbgov.com/dui
DWI Detection and SFST Instructor-Development Training Program
The purpose of this training is to prepare law enforcement officers to effectively instruct the NHTSA/IACP Virginia approved Standardized Field Sobriety Testing program. This curriculum addresses the application of basic adult learning theory and the skills related to technical teaching. Participants learn effective teaching techniques from experienced instructor demonstration and their own in-class participation.
May 4-17 — Henrico County Police Academy
May 18-21 — Roanoke County Criminal Justice Academy
June 22-25 — Prince William County Police Academy
For more information or to register, go to http://dcjs.virginia.gov/trainingevents/cple/DWIDetection/
The Data Driven Approaches to Crime and Traffic Safety implementation workshop is designed to show officers how to use data collection efforts to manage and deploy strategic resources that will decrease traffic crashes and crime.
To learn how to implement DDACTS in your agency, attend this workshop March 17-19 in Charlottesville.
National Traffic Incident Management (TIM) Responder Training
A new coordinated, multi-disciplinary training program developed through the Second Strategic Highway Research Program (SHRP 2) available for all emergency responders and those supporting Traffic Incident Management operations. This training puts police, firefighters, state and local departments of transportation, towing, medical personnel, and other incident responders on the same page, leading to a safer, faster, integrated responder team.
- Faster incident response and clearance times result in fewer secondary crashes.
- Training results in less exposure of responder team to moving traffic during recovery.
- Less congestion leads to fewer freight and traveler delays in backups.
- Fewer secondary crashes save on insurance claims.
- Faster cleanups lead to cost savings for incident personnel.
- Smarter response techniques cut congestion clearance time- decreasing delays.
Training Provided at NO COST. Receive 4 hours of in-service credit through DCJS, OEMS, or VDFP.
April 30th, 2015 • 9am – 1pm
New Kent County Sheriff’s Office
11995 Courthouse Circle
New Kent, VA 23124
To sign up, contact either Jim Stanek at James.Stanek@VDOT.virginia.gov; or, Lt. Robert Marland at Robert.email@example.com
** When registering, please provide agency, rank, name, and e-mail address **