Current Courses

Entrance Exam Testing dates

Follow the links to be read the training descriptions.

2016 Mandatory Domestic Violence Training

2017 Firearms Instructor Refresher courses

  • 5 September, 2017       
  • 6 September, 2017
  • 7 September, 2017
  •  8 September, 2017
  • 11 September, 2017    
  • 12 September, 2017     
  • 13 September, 2017    
  • 2 October, 2017         
  • 4 October, 2017

Eventbrite - 2017 Firearms Instructor Refresher

Active Shooter Incidents for Public Safety Communications 2nd Ed

  • Where: Hartford Police Department

  • When:

  • Registration: Click the registration link next to your desired date

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

  • September 12-13, 2017 at Vermont State Police, Westminster Barracks Click to Register                                                                  
  • October 3-4, 2017 at Colchester Police Department Click to Register                                                    
  • December 6-7, 2017 at Vermont Police Academy Click to Register

A.L.I.C.E: Alert Lockdown Inform Counter Evacuate

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

  • September 11, 2017 - September 13, 2017

Eventbrite - Ambush Survival Tactics

Introduction to Animal Welfare Investigations

  • September 6, 2017

Eventbrite - Animal Welfare Investigation-Level 1 (Formerly Animal Cruelty Investigation)

Advanced Animal Welfare Investigations

  • September 25, 2017

Eventbrite - Animal Welfare Investigation – Level 2 (Formerly Animal Cruelty Investigation)

Animal Crime Scene Investigations

  • October 2, 2017 at Forget Me Not Farm  Tinmouth, VT

Eventbrite - Animal Cruelty Investigation – Level 3 (Formerly Animal Cruelty Investigation)

Farm Animal Welfare Investigations

  • October 3, 2017 at  Shelburne Farms Shelburne, VT

Eventbrite - Animal Welfare Investigation – Level 4 (Formerly Animal Cruelty Investigation)

Basic Canine Patrol School

  • July 10, 2017 - October 27, 2017

Eventbrite - Canine Patrol School

Basic Crime Scene Investigation

  • August 9th 2017
  • Monday, December 4, 2017

Eventbrite - Basic Crime Scene Investigation

Basic Domestic Violence Training

  •  September 27, 2017   

Eventbrite - Basic Domestic Violence Training

Basic MEB/PR24 course

  • July 27, 2017

Eventbrite - Basic MEB/PR24 course

Basic Use of Force and Tactics

  • July 24, 2017 - July 26, 2017

Eventbrite - Basic Use of Force and Tactics

Canine Basic Tracking

  • July 10, 2017 - August 18, 2017

Eventbrite - Canine Basic Tracking

Commercial Vehicle Awareness - Level I and Level II

  • October 2, 2017 for Level I
  • October 3 -5 2017 for Level II

Eventbrite - Commercial Motor Vehicle Awareness, Levels I-II (Sizes & Weights)

Crash Investigation for Level-II Officers

  • October 25 - 26, 2017

Eventbrite - Crash Investigation for Level II Officers

CTO Certification Course

  • To Be Determined

DMT (Datamaster) Supervisor

  • July 27, 2017

Eventbrite - DMT (Datamaster) Supervisor

Death Investigation

  • August 21, 2017 - August 25, 2017

Eventbrite - Death Investigation

DUI Enforcement Certification

  • October 9 -13
  • November 27 – December 1 Post-Basic Course

Eventbrite - DUI Enforcement Certification

Entrance Exam Testing dates

  • August 8th 2017
  • September 5th 2017
  • October 10th 2017
  • November 7th 2017
  • December 5th 2017
  • January 16 2018
  • February 13 2018
  • March 13 2018
  • April 24 2018*  Click here for more information
  • May 15 2018
  • June 12 2018
  • July 18 2018
  • August 7 2018* Click here for more information
  • September 18 2018
  • October 16 2018
  • November 13 2018

* These dates are held at locations other than the Vermont Police Academy, follow the links next to the dates for location and registration information.

Eventbrite - Law Enforcement Entrance Testing

Fair and Impartial Policing

  • August 17, 2017

Eventbrite - Fair & Impartial Policing

Fingerprinting Certification

  • October 17th, 2017
  • November 21st

Eventbrite - Fingerprinting Certification

Fingerprinting Re-Certification

  • Available by Appointment

Ground Fighting Instructor Course

  • November 27 - December 1

Eventbrite - Ground Fighting Instructor School

Interviewing and Interrogation Seminar - Intermediate/Experienced Officers

  • November 27th - 29th.

Eventbrite - Interviewing and Interrogation Seminar - Intermediate/Experienced Officers

IAPE Property / Evidence Management Class

Leadership in Police Organizations

  • Roster is currently full, applications are still being accepted for the wait list.
  • Orientation: August 7, 2017 (0900 - 1300)
  • Week 1: August 28 - September 1 (0800 - 1630 Monday - Thursday) (0800 - 1200 Friday)
  • Week 2: October 2 - 6 (0800 - 1630 Monday - Thursday) (0800 - 1200 Friday)
  • Week 3: October 30 - November 3 (0800 - 1630 Monday - Friday)
  • Registration: Members wishing to attend need to obtain permission through their Chain of Command and forward all registration requests to Steven Coote.

NHTSA Doppler Radar Operator Certification

  • September 28, 2017 VPA
  • November 22, 2017 VPA (Post-Basic, Limited Seating)

Eventbrite - NHTSA Doppler Radar Operator Certification

NHTSA Laser Operator Certification

  • October 27, 2017 VPA
  • TBD (in December 2017, Post-Basic, Limited Seating)

Eventbrite - NHTSA Laser Operation Certification

NRA Pistol/Shotgun Instructor Course

  • 17 – 21 July, 2017

Oleoresin Capsicum Certification Course

  • July 28, 2017

Eventbrite - Oleoresin Capsicum Certification Course

R.A.D. Instructor course

  • September 5, 6, & 7, 2017 at South Burlington Police Department
  • Download the registration paperwork
    • Return paperwork to (the Vermont Police Academy is not in charge of registrations for this course):
    • Bangor Police Department
    • ATTN: Lt. Catherine E. Rumsey
    • 240 Main Street     Bangor,   ME    04401               
    • Phone: 207-947-7384 ext 5703      Fax  207-945-6824
    • Email: cathy.rumsey@bangormaine.gov

PepperBall Instructor/Armorer Certification

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

Search and Rescue

  • August 17th 2017

Eventbrite - Search and Rescue

Supervising Sobriety Checkpoints

  • September 21, 2017 at Rutland Police Department

Eventbrite - Supervising Sobriety Checkpoints

Spillman Dispatcher Training Course

  • July 25
  • October 24

Eventbrite - Spillman Dispatcher Training

Spillman Officer Training Course

  • July 24
  • October 23

Eventbrite - Spillman Officer Training

Team Two: LAW ENFORCEMENT and MOBILE CRISIS TRAINING RESPONDING TO A MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS.

Terminal Agency Coordinator Training

  • September 14, 2017
  • September 19, 2017
  • September 20, 2017
  • September 21, 2017
  • September 22, 2017

Eventbrite - Terminal Agency Coordinator Training

Use of Force and Tactics Instructor Refresher

VCJTC Rule 13 Firearms Qualifications for Handgun, Shotgun and Patrol Rifle, and Retired Officer LEOSA Qualifications

  • 11 September, 2017

VIN Verification

  • October 17th, 2017, 12pm to 4:30pm      
  • November 21st. 1230. Post Basic Course    

Eventbrite - VIN Verification

Women's Leadership Institute

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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