R4 Basic Crash Investigations (80 Hour Course)- CANCELLED

Course Number: R4101

Course Description:

This course will provide you with the necessary skills, techniques, and information to conduct a thorough traffic crash investigation and properly document your findings for courtroom presentation. The course is also the first in a series of three needed to become an accident reconstructionist.

We will show you the proper procedures for photographing, measuring, and scale diagramming in order to record evidence and essential facts available from crash scenes. You will learn fundamentals of mathematics, physics and engineering as they pertain to crash investigation. You will be able to analyze the information gathered from the scene to determine what happened before, during, and after the collision.

Topics include:

  • Physical roadway evidence
  • Physical vehicle evidence
  • Human elements and occupant kinematics
  • Mathematic principles and equations
  • Vehicle speeds and skid marks
  • Scene documentation with photography
  • Traffic templates
  • Measuring and scale diagrams
  • Roadside interviews
  • Case analysis and court preparation

*This course fulfills the Idaho POST requirement for Basic Crash Investigation and is eligible for Idaho POST credit.


Times: 0800-1700

Credit Hours: 80

Location: Bonneville County Sheriff’s Ammon Field Office, 3750 E. Lincoln Road, Ammon, ID 83406

Cost: $200.00

(Attendees are responsible for meals, travel, and/or lodging)

Registration:  e-mail Sgt. Doug Metcalf, Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office at


Instructor(s): BCSO Deputy Chris Williams, IFPD Ofc. Jason Hendrian

Remarks: Class is limited to 20 participants. 

Host agency point of contact is Sgt Doug Metcalf at dmetcalf@co.bonneville.id.us



R4 Reid Technique Investigative Interviewing & Advanced Interrogation- CANCELLED

Course Number: R4227

Course Description:

Learn How To:

  • Interpret verbal and non-verbal behavior to assess the credibility of a victim, witness or suspect’s statements
  • How to use behavior provoking questions in the interview process
    • Develop interrogation strategies
    • Develop themes (persuasive statements)
    • Develop the alternative question to elicit the first admission
    • Handle the more defiant subject and ‘overcome objections’; address the subject’s fears; move past the subject’s denials and motivate the subject to want to tell the truth

Training Manual Includes:

A comprehensive outline filled with detailed information that will serve as an excellent follow up to the training program.


Times: 0700-1500

Credit Hours: 24

Location: Bannock County Sheriff’s Office, 5800 S. 5th Ave., Pocatello, ID 83204

Cost: $600.00 per person

GSA rates available for Federal Employees

Register NOW for special pricing

Register before May 21, 2022 and receive $50 off per person off the regular course fee when using the discount code Early$50 during registration.

(Attendees are responsible for meals, travel, and/or lodging)


Instructor(s): TBD

Remarks: Register on-line at www.reid.com



Contact Julie Rock

Phone 855-479-3959

Email  jrock@reid.com

Money Back Guarantee:  We are confident in the exceptionally high quality of our training and offer a MONEY BACK GUARANTEE if you are not completely satisfied.


R4 Basic Motor Officer Course- Pocatello NEW DATES

Course Number: R4238

Course Description:

Basic Motor Officer Course. Training for officers who will be riding motorcycles for patrol.

Equipment needed for this course:

  1. Department Police Motorcycle.
  2. Sand Blasting Hose (to wrap engine guards) and duct tape.
  3. Eyewear (wrap-around recommended).
  4. Full-fingered Gloves.
  5. Above the ankle boots.
  6. DOT or SNELL certified helmets (“3/4 shell” recommended).
  7. Leather or Kevlar jacket (optional)
  8. Drivers License with Motorcycle Endorsement or Learner’s Permit.
  9. Rain Gear/Cold Weather Gear.

Dates: July 25- August 5, 2020

Times: 0800-1700

Credit Hours: 80

Location: Pocatello Police Department, 911 N. 7th Ave., Pocatello ID, 83201

Cost: $400

(Attendees are responsible for meals, travel, and/or lodging)

Deadline: There is a limit of 6 students for this class. Once that number has been reached, registration will be closed.

Instructor(s): Pocatello Police Motor Instructors Jason Weinheimer and Russ Olsen

Remarks: To register for this course, contact Pocatello PD Training Coordinator Jene Purman at jpurman@pocatello.us, or call 208-234-6129.

R4 Law Enforcement Leadership Development- Idaho Falls

Course Number: R4805

Course Description:

Topics Covered: 
Managing vs. Leading
8 Common Leadership Styles
9 Qualities of Servant Leadership
Four Generations in Police Work
Communication Barriers & the Value of Listening
Approaches to & Sources of Conflict
5 Steps of Proper Conflict Resolution
Course Overview:
Leadership Development is an introduction to five of the most crucial leadership pillars needed for current and future leaders. Officers will explore the components of Leadership Styles, including Servant Leadership, Generational Differences, Mentoring & Reverse Mentoring, Communication, and Conflict Resolution. Each topic presents the traditional aspect of each section combined with current events/best practices and is supported with small group assignments and discussion.
This leadership course provides valuable and useful content for the patrol officer making critical split decisions, to the supervisor and mid-management supervisor attempting to build rapport, communicate effectively, and solve crucial manpower and shift related issues.
Further, this course assists executive management in properly utilizing the appropriate leadership style, communication, and conflict resolution techniques to properly execute the mission at hand.
A mixture of officers covering the chain of command increases the group discussions and practical exercises. This course has been presented to every level of an officer from patrol to Chiefs of large metropolitan cities and constantly receives fantastic reviews.

Dates: May 23, 2022

Times: 0800-1700

Credit Hours: 8

Location: Idaho Falls Police Department Training Annex, 740 Park Ave., Idaho Falls, ID 83402

Cost: $149.00, Group rate of 5 or more is $129.00

(Attendees are responsible for meals, travel, and/or lodging)


Instructor(s): PLE Training Instructors

Remarks: To register for this course click the following link- https://plet.regfox.com/2022-0523-idaho-falls-id—law-enforcement-leadership-development or contact PLE Training at info@plet.us or call 469-547-1525

R2 Field Training Officer Seminar – Nampa

Course Number: 602

Course Description:

FTO Course; Nampa, ID; Jul, 2022

Field Training Officer Seminar is designed for the new FTO and FTO supervisor.

Topics include:

  • Organizational Structure of a Successful Field
  • Training & Evaluation Program
  • The Role of Supervision/Management
  • The Evaluation Process: Achieving Objectivity
  • Evaluation and Documentation Exercises
  • Legal, Ethical and Due Process Issues
  • Remedial Training Strategies
  • Instructional Techniques
  • Adult Learning Skills
  • Interpersonal Communication: Using Feedback Effectively
  • Coaching for Success
  • Principals of Human Motivation
  • Dealing with Difficult People
  • Educational and Behavioral Psychology

Dates: July 18 – July 22, 2022

Times: 0800-1700

Credit Hours: 40

Nampa Police Department
820 2nd Street South

Cost: $350.00 payable to Kaminsky – Sullenberger & Associates

Registrations :

Robert Sullenberger at

(Attendees are responsible for meals, travel, and/or lodging)

Deadline: Limited to 36 students 

Instructor(s): Robert Sullenberger


For additional information regarding the training facility or local accommodations, email Jason Cantrell at cantrellj@cityofnampa.us or call 208-761-9182

R4 Behavioral Interviewing- Pocatello FREE

Course Number: R4227A

Course Description:

Behavioral interviewing process.

Dates: June 28, 2022

Times: 0800-1700

Credit Hours: 8

Location: Pocatello Police Department Training Room, 911 N. 7th Ave., Pocatello, ID 83201


(Attendees are responsible for meals, travel, and/or lodging)

Deadline: June 20, 2022

Instructor(s): Michael Ballard, PhD., Pocatello PD

Remarks: To register for this course, contact Jene Purman via 208-234-6129 or jpurman@pocatello.us to register for the course.

R4 Introduction to ICAC Training: 101- Idaho Falls FREE

Course Number: R4110B

Course Description:

This training is designed as an introductory training to provide the attendees with information, resources, and tools they can apply to investigations involving technology-facilitated crimes, with an emphasis on Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC).

Introduction to Tech Crimes

• Cybertips
• IP Addresses and File Hashing
• Seizing Electronic Evidence
• Collaborating Investigations
• Interviewing Suspects
• Patrol Response to Internet Crimes Against Children
• ICAC Standards and Mental Health
• Legal

Prerequisite: Current sworn Idaho Law Enforcement Officers or current Idaho Prosecutors

Dates: September 20-22, 2022

Times: 0800-1700

Credit Hours: 24

Location: Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office Training Annex, 577 D St., Idaho Falls, ID 83402

Cost: FREE Training

(Attendees are responsible for meals, travel, and/or lodging)

Deadline: August 20, 2022

Instructor(s): ICAC/DOJ Instructors

Remarks: To register for this course, click the link- https://www.eventbrite.com/e/introduction-to-icac-101-idaho-falls-registration-324335063907

R4 Developing “Next Level” Middle Managers- Chubbuck

Course Number: R4700

Course Description:

Middle managers face many challenges in their role. Learning to follow the vision of Chief/Director, managing their role in the middle of the organization, maintaining supervisory control over their direct reports and assisting with building momentum for the future are all essential aspects necessary to succeed. This three-day program will review the critical areas for those getting ready for the transition to middle management as well as for seasoned managers seeking continuing education and leadership training. Middle-management leaders will learn the most up-to-date trends in leading, documenting, budgeting, commanding, and strategic thinking.

Day 1:

  • Orientation & Introductions
  • Effective Communication from the Middle (Boss, Peers & Team)
  • Delegation &  Time Management
  • Policy, Ethics & Internal Affairs
  • Developing a Winning Media Relations Strategy

Day 2:

  • Situational Leadership
  • Supervising your Supervisors
  • Maintaining & Promoting Agency Standards
  • Workforce Analysis & Proper Deployment of Resources
  • Progressive Training for Organizational Effectiveness

Day 3:

  • Common Workplace Harassment Issues
  • Basics of Budgeting, Purchase & Finance
  • Incident Action Planning
  • Afternoon IAP Exercise

Dates: November 2-4, 2022

Times: 0800-1700

Credit Hours: 24

Location: Chubbuck City Hall, 291 E. Linden Dr., Chubbuck, ID 83202

Cost: $395

(Attendees are responsible for meals, travel, and/or lodging)


Instructor(s): Jim Harris

Remarks: To register for this course, click the link- https://jharristraining.com/product/command-series-level-2-developing-middle-managers/

R4 Advanced Investigator (Animal Cruelty)- Idaho Falls

Course Number: R4228R

Course Description:

Founded in 1990, the National Animal Cruelty Investigations School was the first of its kind, offering a combination of specialized veterinary and law enforcement training. Students from a range of backgrounds — including federal, state and local animal cruelty officers, humane society investigators and board members, police officers and sheriffs’ deputies, court personnel and other citizens — learn from experts about all aspects of animal welfare and safety.

The program has three different components (Professional-Advanced-Expert) that should be taken in order.

Registration preference will go to investigators with active investigations.  Due to the nature of the business, topics discussed and videos shown during the schools will have graphic content and may not be suitable for everyone.

Continuing Education – Participants with a grade of 70% or more on the written examination will receive a certificate of completion and 40 continuing education units.

Advanced Animal Cruelty Investigator curriculum includes:

  • Compassion Fatigue
  • Criminal Activity
  • Agricultural animals & confinement operations
  • Body condition scoring- including practical
  • Equine Investigations
  • Humane euthanasia
  • Pet stores
  • High-volume breeders
  • Crime scene investigations
  • Officer safety
  • Proactive approach to investigations
  • Career hacks

Dates: August 8-12, 2022

Times: 0730-1700

Credit Hours: 40

Location: Bonneville County Sheriff’s Ammon Field Office, 3750 E. Ammon Road, Idaho Falls, ID 8340

Cost: $650 registration fee, $585 early registration fee, $325 group discount

Online registrations require credit card payment or request for agency invoicing. If your agency needs to be invoiced, register online and then provide a purchase order or letter of authorization as directed.

Check payment can be made with Printable Registration Form.   (opens in new window)

  • Group discount and early bird registration discount cannot be combined.
  • Early Bird Discount: Register 45 days in advance and receive 10% discount.
    • On the final payment page, enter the code in the Discount box and click Apply. Code: LETI-EB10%
    • Group Discount: Register three students at full price from one agency and all additional registrations receive 50% off full registration fee. Registrations must all be submitted together, and all registrants must attend to qualify.
  • Agency Discount: Any agency that mandates the National Animal Cruelty Investigations Training in their policies and procedures will receive a 20% discount. Contact LETI@missouri.edu(opens in new window)/573-882-6021 for approval and discount code.
  • PetSmart Discount: A current employee with PetSmart can receive a discount on event registration. Contact LETI@missouri.edu(opens in new window)/573-882-6021 for approval and discount code.
  • A 20 percent nonrefundable fee will be assessed on any cancellation made within 30 days prior of the start of the program.

(Attendees are responsible for meals, travel, and/or lodging)

Deadline: August 1, 2022

Instructor(s): TBD

Remarks: To register for this course click here- https://extension.missouri.edu/events/level-2-advanced-animal-cruelty-investigator-idaho-falls-id Check the website for scholarship discounts.

R4 Investigator Interview & Interrogation- Chubbuck

Course Number: R4227

Course Description:

This investigator training class specifically covers interview and interrogation techniques for Law Enforcement Officers and Investigators; featuring hands-on, experiential, proven interrogation techniques.  Upon completion of this course, officers will be able to:

  • Properly plan and prepare for an interview/interrogation
  • Enhance rapport-building
  • Assess subject types
  • Understand and assess deceptive behavior
  • Understand and properly use questions
  • Conduct free-format, cognitive, and elimination interviews
  • Proactively prevent false confessions and admissions
  • And much more…

Topics presented include:

  1. Predictable Human Behavior
  2. Gestures and Proxemics
  3. The Psychology of Deception
  4. Utilizing Polygraphs & C.V.S.A.
  5. Free-Format, Cognitive, and Elimination Interviews
  6. The 10-Step Plan to Successful Interrogations
  7. Practical, Hands-on Applications of Techniques
  8. And much more!

Small group activities and discussions highlight knowledge and application of techniques.

Who Should Attend:  Investigators, detectives, officers, agents, and supervisory personnel who are responsible for conducting or overseeing criminal interviews and interrogations of victims, witnesses, and suspects– especially where suspect custody has attached.

Dates: October 3-7, 2022

Times: 0800-1700

Credit Hours: 40

Location: Chubbuck City Hall, 290 E. Lindon, Chubbuck, ID

Cost: $499

(Attendees are responsible for meals, travel, and/or lodging)


Instructor(s): Lieutenant Jason Woodard, Sparks Police Department

Remarks: For questions, or more information, contact Jason Woodard’s cell 775-240-1938; email thehumancaliber@gmail.com

Register at the website www.getconfessions.com.

Local contact Sgt. Shane Manning at 208-237-7172 or email at smanning@cityofchubbuck.us