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.

Dates: CANCELLED

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
 dmetcalf@co.bonneville.id.us

Deadline:

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 Motor Officer Refresher Course- Pocatello

Course Number: R4238

Course Description:

Motorcycle officer refresher training.

Equipment needed for this course:

  1. Department motorcycle.
  2. Helmet
  3. Glasses (shatterproof, clear, and tinted).
  4. Other riding gear to include boots, gloves, etc.
  5. Bullet proof vest.
  6. Duty belt (to be worn during on the road training rides).

Dates: May 2-6, 2022

Times: 0800-1700

Credit Hours: 40

Location: Pocatello Police Department Substation #3 (located next door to the Fred Meyer at 800 Yellowstone Ave., Pocatello, ID 83201), also at the Pocatello Regional Airport EVOC pad

Cost: FREE

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

Deadline:

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

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

R2 DESERT SNOW Criminal Interdiction Workshop – Training Venue change 04/05/22

Course Number:   240D

Course Description:  Criminal Interdiction Workshop – Desert Snow

Desert Snow flyer

An “All Crimes” Approach To Criminal Interdiction

  • Combating the Current Opioid Epidemic
  • How To Conduct A Legal & Systematic Traffic Stop
  • The Mindset of A Contraband Smuggler
  • Steps Taken by Criminals to Avoid Detection
  • Recognizing Indicators of Criminal Activity
  • Pertinent Case Law Relating to Criminal Interdiction
  • How Defense Attorneys Beat Criminal Cases in Court
  • Developing Roadside Conversational Skills
  • Spotting Deceptive Behavior
  • How and When to Ask for Consent to Search
  • Officer Safety Issues Pertaining to Interdiction
  • Identifying Common Vehicle Concealments
  • Numerous Electronic Compartment Videos
  • Appropriate Asset Forfeiture Practices
  • Post Arrest Considerations
  • Current & Effective Interdiction Resources
  • Numerous Recent Interdiction Traffic Stop Videos
  • Review of Numerous Recent Concealment Videos

Workshop (8 hrs.):

  • Hands-On Searching of Actual Vehicles • Car/Pickup/SUV/Van
  • Exposure to Simulated IED’s
  • Electronic Compartments Up Close & Personal
  • Exposure to A Variety of Simulated Contrabands
  • Exposure to A Number of Different Concealments • Tires
  • Engine Manifolds
  • Drivelines
  • False Batteries
  • Fuel Tanks & More

Dates:  May 17-19, 2022

Times:   0800-1700

Credit Hours:  24 hours

Location:  Training venue changed 04/05/22

Holiday Inn Express
3050 S. Shoshone
Boise, ID 83705

Cost: $649        Payable to: Desert Snow

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

Deadline:  May 3, 2022

Instructors:

Jeff David

Registration:

www.DesertSnow.com

Remarks: do not send registrations to POST

Facility Contact and Hotel information: Cydney Shubin, 208-577-3563 or cshubin@adacounty.id.gov

R4 ARIDE Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement- Idaho Falls FREE

Course Number: R4121

Course Description:

This course will train law enforcement officers to observe, identify, and articulate the signs of impairment related to drugs, alcohol, or a combination of both, in order to reduce the number of impaired driving incidents as well as crashes which result in serious injuries and fatalities. In addition, this course will educate other criminal justice professionals (prosecutors, toxicologists, judges, etc.) to understand the signs of impairment related to drugs, alcohol, or combination of both, to enable them to effectively work with law enforcement to reduce the number of impaired driving incidents as well as crashes.

PREREQUISITES

Students must have completed a full SFST training course such as the one taught during the POST Patrol Academy, or college law enforcement program.

Dates: April 7-8, 2022

Times: 0800-1700

Credit Hours: 16

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

Cost: FREE

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

Deadline:

Instructor(s): Zeb Graham

Remarks: To register for this course, send your contact information to Det. Zeb Graham at zgraham@co.bonneville.id.us

R4 Advanced Radar/Lidar Instructor- Idaho Falls CANCELLED LACK OF REGISTRATIONS

Course Number: R4326

Course Description:

This is an advanced instructor course in RADAR/LIDAR operations. Students will be required to pass several competency and cognitive exams to complete this course. A Stalker moving radar system will be brought to class by the instructor for student use.

Registration is limited to those who have attended instructor development and should have at least 2-years of radar experience and 1-year of Lidar to better understand this course.  They will be given an operator and instructor Power Point presentations to take back to their departments and they need to bring a USB thumb drive for the copy. They will also be provided the booklets for each of the Advanced courses.  They will also be asked to bring their department Lidars on the second day of the training.

For the radar part of this class, the instructor will have a DSR or DSR 2X, tuning forks and an AC/DC power supply to run the radar unit and a 155-2058-00 cigarette power plug.  The instructor will do a pre-test for both radar and Lidar along with a final test for each.  Requirements are 80% to pass (miss more than 5 out of 25 questions and it is a fail.)

Dates:  CANCELLED DUE TO LACK OF REGISTRATIONS

Times: 0800-1700

Credit Hours: 16

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

Cost: $150.00

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

Deadline: September 17, 2021

Instructor(s): Steven Hocker (Stalker Radar)

Remarks:

Register by contacting Lori Posey by email.  lposey@idahofallsidaho.gov     Please provide name, phone and agency affiliation, with contact information.  Invoices will be sent to those agencies responsible for payment after completion of the training.

 

R4 Radar/Lidar Certification Course- Idaho Falls FREE

Course Number: R4245

Course Description:

This course will certify officers in Radar and Lidar

Dates: June 24, 2021

Times: 0900-1700

Credit Hours: 7

Location: Idaho State Police District Six Investigations Training Room, 550 W. Sunnyside, Suite #3, Idaho Falls, ID 83402

Cost: FREE

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

Deadline:

Instructor(s): ISP Trooper Neil Stevens

Remarks: To register for this course-

Please respond with an email, text, or phone call letting me know how many will be attending.

neil.stevens@isp.idaho.gov

208-716-6132

 

R4 Operation RUSH Criminal Interdiction Course- CANCELLED

Course Number: R4210D

Course Description:

Operation RUSH is a criminal interdiction course developed to challenge both new and experienced officers to look beyond the traffic stop and recognize criminal activity. Criminals are most vulnerable while in transit going from point A to point B and they are also their most dangerous.  Learn how to conduct tactical vehicle approaches which provides officers a superior advantages over traditional traffic stops

One of the biggest legal challenges officer’s face in court is the extension of the traffic stop.  Legally extending the traffic stop by building reasonable suspicion and how to articulate it in your report is the key to a successful criminal interdiction traffic stop.  Articulation of key components of the traffic stop in the officers report lays the foundation for courtroom testimony and successful convictions

The course will also provide officers pertinent information on current case law, current drug trends, drug ingestion, contraband concealment methods, and search techniques along with the deployment of K9s.

Dress is casual and a flashlight is needed.

Dates: May 17-18, 2021

Times: CANCELLED, LACK OF REGISTRATIONS

Credit Hours: 15

Location: Teton County Sheriff’s Office, 230 N. Main St., Driggs, ID

Cost: $249.00

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

Deadline:

Instructor(s): J. Keil

Remarks: To register contact J. Keil at 920-323-2354 or email info@operationrush.com  

 

R2 Criminal Interdiction for Patrol -Meridian

Course Number:   240D

Course Description:  Criminal Interdiction for Patrol

Proven techniques on how to recognize and build criminal cases from the onset of the traffic stop and beyond.

Course Topics:

  • Patrol’s vision and the importance of interdiction
  • Officer safety, ethics, and the 4th Amendment
  • Trends and pre-text stops
  • Vehicle and person indicators
  • Roadside interview (Deception)
  • Importance of documents
  • Legal considerations, including K9 case law
  • Consent
  • Concealment methods
  • Money seizures
  • Report writing (Importance)
  • Informants
  • Importance of officer networking

 

Dates:  April 27 – 28, 2021

Times:   0800-1700

Credit Hours:  16 hours

Location:

 Idaho POST Academy
Building 3, Classroom B

700 South Stratford Drive
Meridian Idaho

Cost: Tuition FREE

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

Deadline:  April 26, 2021    REGISTER early only 22 seats are available

Instructors:

Sgt. Curt Sproat- ISP
Sgt. Chris Cottrell- ISP
Cpl. Bradalyn Crapo- ISP

Registration:

Email Brandalyn.crapo@isp.idaho.gov include your full name,
agency, email address, and telephone number 

Remarks: do not send registrations to POST

A R (1,2,3,4) Criminal Interdiction for Patrol template

Course Number:   240D

Course Description:  Criminal Interdiction for Patrol

Proven techniques on how to recognize and build criminal cases from the onset of the traffic stop and beyond.

Course Topics:

  • Patrol’s vision and the importance of interdiction
  • Officer safety, ethics, and the 4th Amendment
  • Trends and pre-text stops
  • Vehicle and person indicators
  • Roadside interview (Deception)
  • Importance of documents
  • Legal considerations, including K9 case law
  • Consent
  • Concealment methods
  • Money seizures
  • Report writing (Importance)
  • Informants
  • Importance of officer networking

 

Dates:

 

Times:   0800-1700

Credit Hours:

Location:

 

Cost: Tuition FREE

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

Deadline:

Instructors:

Registration:  

Remarks: do not send registrations to POST

R4 ARIDE Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement- Idaho Falls FREE

Course Number: R4121

Course Description:

This course will train law enforcement officers to observe, identify, and articulate the signs of impairment related to drugs, alcohol, or a combination of both, in order to reduce the number of impaired driving incidents as well as crashes which result in serious injuries and fatalities. In addition, this course will educate other criminal justice professionals (prosecutors, toxicologists, judges, etc.) to understand the signs of impairment related to drugs, alcohol, or combination of both, to enable them to effectively work with law enforcement to reduce the number of impaired driving incidents as well as crashes.

FACE MASKS ARE REQUIRED- 25 student maximum

PREREQUISITES

Students must have completed a full SFST training course such as the one taught during the POST Patrol Academy, or college law enforcement program.

Dates: March 11-12, 2021

Times: 0800-1700

Credit Hours: 16

Location: Bonneville County Sheriff’s Ammon Field Office, 3750 E. Lincoln Rd., Ammon, ID 83401

Cost: FREE

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

Deadline:

Instructor(s): Zeb Graham

Remarks: To register for this course, send your contact information to Det. Zeb Graham at zgraham@co.bonneville.id.us