Current Courses

Entrance Exam Testing dates

Follow the links to be read the training descriptions.

2016 Mandatory Domestic Violence Training

Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement (A.R.I.D.E.)                                                                                                                       

  • February 8-9, 2017, Burlington Police Department,  1 North Ave, Burlington, VT 05401                                                                                                        
  • April 5-6, 2017, Lyndon State College, Harvey Academic Center, Room #111, St. Johnsbury
  • June 13-14, 2017 at Vermont Fire Academy
  • August 22-23, 2017 at Vermont State Police, Westminster Barracks                                                                   
  • October 3-4, 2017 at Colchester Police Department                                                     
  • December 6-7, 2017 at Vermont Police Academy

Advanced School Resource Officer

  • Location:       
    • Burlington Police Department
    • 1 North Avenue, Burlington, VT 05401
  • Date and Time: July 12 – 14, 2017 (24 hours / 3 days) 0800 to 1700 hours
  • Registration and Cost: Register at www.nasro.org,  The cost for the course is $345 /$395 NASRO member /non-member

Ambush Survival Tactics (previously known as Patrol Tactics "Mindset for Survival")

  • 31 May – 2 June

Animal Cruelty Investigation - Level I

  • September 6, 2017

Animal Cruelty Investigation - Level II

  • September 25, 2017

At Scene Crash Investigation

  • May 8 – 19, 2017

Automatic License Plate Reader Certification

  • January 18th at 9:30am at Hartford PD

  • January 23rd at 12:30pm at Vermont State Police, Williston barracks.

Basic Canine Patrol School

  • July 10, 2017 - October 27, 2017

Basic School Resource Officer

  • Location:       
    • Burlington Police Department
    • 1 North Avenue, Burlington, VT 05401
  • Date and Time: June 26 – 30, 2017 (40 hours / 5 days) 0800 to 1700 hours
  • Registration and Cost: Register at www.nasro.org,  The cost for the course is $445 /$495 NASRO member /non-member

Basic Crime Scene Investigation

  • Tuesday, April 18, 2017
  • Thursday, July 27th, 2017
  • Monday, December 4, 2017

Basic Domestic Violence Training

  • April 5, 2017  
  •  June 21, 2017          
  •  September 27, 2017   

Basic Use of Force and Tactics MDTS/Straight Baton/ PR24/OC Aerosol Projector

  • 20 – 23 March, 2017 (MDTS/baton), 24 March, 2017 (OC)

Blue Courage® Academy

  • Feburary 27th 2017 - March 3rd 2017

Canine Basic Tracking

  • July 10, 2017 - August 18, 2017

Canine Drug Detection School

  • January 9th – February 17th 2017
  • March 6th - April 14th 2017.

Canine Urban Tracking

  • June 5 - 9, 2017

Canine Wilderness Tracking

  • June 19 - 23, 2017

Commercial Vehicle Awareness - Level I

  • October 2, 2017

Commercial Vehicle Awareness - Level II

  • October 3 - 5, 2017

Crash Investigation for Level-II Officers

  • April 12 - 13, 2017 At Vermont State Police – Westminster Barracks
  • October 25 - 26, 2017

CTO Certification Course

  • To Be Determined

Drill Instructor Training Academy

  • May 30th - June 2, 2017

Drug Interdiction & Conducting Complete Traffic Stops (DTS)

  • April 10th 2017.
  • April 11th 2017.
  • Registration: Visit trainingforce.com for registration. The Vermont Police Academy is not accepting registration forms for this course.
    • If you have questions or comments about the registration process contact:
      • Northeast Counterdrug Training Center at (717)861-2070 or Toll Free (877) 806-6293

Drug Recognition Experts (DRE) Program

  • Return this application and supporting documentation no later than April 7, 2017 to:
    • Lieutenant John Flannigan
      Vermont DECP State Coordinator
      Vermont State Police
      2777 Saint George Road
      Williston, VT 05495
      John.Flannigan@vermont.gov
      802-872-4045

Entrance Exam Testing dates

  • March 14th 2017
  • April 11th 2017
  • May 2nd 2017
  • June 6th 2017
  • August 8th 2017
  • September 5th 2017
  • October 10th 2017
  • November 7th 2017
  • December 5th 2017

FBI LEEDA Supervisor Leadership

  • The Lebanon Police Department will be hosting FBI LEEDA Supervisor Leadership training February 20-24, 2017.
  • For mor information contact:
    • Cpl. Andrea Kegelman
    • Lebanon Police Department
    • 36 Poverty Lane
    • Lebanon, NH  03766
    • Tel. (603) 448-1212

Field Training Officer Update

  • Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at South Burlington Police Department  0800 – 1200 or 1230 – 1630
  • Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at Vermont FIRE Academy  0800 – 1200 or 1230 – 1630
  • Thursday, March 9, 2017 at Vermont FIRE Academy  0800 – 1200 or 1230 – 1630
  • Additional Dates TBA

Fingerprinting Certification

  • April 6th 2017
  • October 17th, 2017

Fingerprinting Re-Certification

  • Available by Appointment

IFOC Basic Chaplaincy Training

Interacting with People Experiencing a Mental Health Crisis

  • February 22, 2017 at Westminster Barracks
  • March 20, 2017 at Essex Police Department

Leadership Development for First-Line Supervisors

  • April 24, 25, 2017 at Springfield Fire Department (Vermont) 77 Hartness Ave    Springfield, VT 05156
  • To register for this class, contact Tim Jones at tjones@gs-pcc.com, or you can register at GS-PCC.com – Credit Cards Accepted

NHTSA Doppler Radar Operator Certification

  • April 27, 2017 VPA
  • May 31, 2017 VPA (Post-Basic, Limited Seating)
  • September 28, 2017 VPA
  • November 22, 2017 VPA (Post-Basic, Limited Seating)

NHTSA Laser Operator Certification

  • May 22, 2017 VPA
  • June 15, 2017 VPA (Post-Basic, Limited seating)
  • November 1, 2017 VPA
  • TBD (in December 2017, Post-Basic, Limited Seating)

NRA Pistol/Shotgun Instructor Course

  • 17 – 21 July, 2017

PR24 Instructors Course

  • 19 April, 2017

School Resource Officer – Supervisors & Management

  • Location:       
    • Burlington Police Department
    • 1 North Avenue, Burlington, VT 05401
  • Date and Time: July 17 – 19, 2017 (24 hours / 3 days) 0800 to 1700 hours
  • Registration and Cost: Register at www.nasro.org,  The cost for the course is $345 /$395 NASRO member /non-member

SIG SAUER Police Pistol Course

  • 17 April, 2017 
  • 18 April, 2017

Solo Engagement Tactics Training

Supervising Sobriety Checkpoints

  • September 21, 2017 at Rutland Police Department

Spillman Dispatcher Training Course

  • March 14
  • July 25
  • October 24

Spillman Officer Training Course

  • March 13
  • July 24
  • October 23

TEAM TWO LAW ENFORCEMENT and MOBILE MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS TRAINING

  • April 12th, 2017 at Manchester Public Safety Facility, Conference Room. 6041 Main Street Manchester Center, VT
  • April 26th, 2017 at Health Care & Rehabilitation Services of Southeastern Vermont (HCRS) 390 River Street - Springfield VT 05156
  • May 17th, 2017 at South Burlington Police Department, 19 Gregory Drive
  • May 19th, 2017 at Health Care & Rehabilitation Services of Southeastern Vermont (HCRS) 390 River Street - Springfield VT 05156

Youth Thrive

  • August 1, 2016 at South Burlington Police Department Due to low enrollment numbers course has been postponed. New date to be announced soon.

VIN Verification

  • April 6th 2017
  • October 17th, 2017

Contact Information

Vermont Criminal Justice Training Council
317 Academy Road - Main Building
Pittsford, VT 05763
Phone: 802.483.6228
Fax: 802.483.2343

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