Curriculum Summary

CURRICULUM SUMMARY
HOURS % OF TIME
Communication    
Courtroom Demeanor 8  
Conflict Resolution 4  
Interpersonal Communication 4  
Media/Police Relations 2  
Report Writing 32  
Total 50 6%
Law    
Criminal Law 60  
Motor Vehicle Law 44  
Occupant Protection Usage & Enforcement    
Hazardous Material Recognition 8  
Introduction to Fish & Wildlife 2  
Alcohol Services Education & Alcohol Services Act 4  
Introduction to Federal Agencies 4  
Juvenile Law & Procedure 8  
Police Liability 6.50  
Landlord & Tenant Law 2  
Use of Vermont Statutes 2  
Total 140.50 17%
Investigative Procedures    
Crash Investigation 36  
Case Problems and Evidence Collection 24  
Children of Arrested Parents 1  
Death Investigation 4  
Domestic Violence Response 12  
Drug Identification & Investigation 8  
Interview & Interrogation Techniques 16  
Sexual Assault Investigation 12  
Sexual/Physical Abuse of Children 12  
Hate Crimes Investigation 4  
Terrorism 4  
NCIC/VCIC 4  
Victims Assistance Program 2  
Court Diversion 2  
Vulnerable Adult Abuse 2  
Stalking 4  
Gang Awarness 2  
Total 149 20%
PROFESSIONAL DEMEANOR    
Sexual Harassment Policy .50  
Stress Management 8  
Core Values & Leadership Training 4  
Cultural Diversity    
Police Ethics 8  
Modern & Community Policing 8  
Fair & Impartial Policing 4  
Teambuilding & Problem Solving    
Total 34.50 5%
Physical Fitness    
Nutrition Information 2  
Physical Assessment    
Physical Training 142  
Total 144 13%
Police Patrol Techniques    
Defensive Driving 35  
Bloodborne Pathogens 2  
Crime Prevention    
Patrol Procedures Classroom 34  
Dealing with people with Mental Illness 8  
Dealing with the Deaf and Hard of Hearing 2  
Dealing with People with Physical Disabilites 2  
Addiction 2  
K9 Operations 2  
Traffic Incident Management Systems 4  
Practice Scenarios 40  
Final Scenarios 32  
Firearms 44  
Use of Force and Tactics 54  
Search and Rescue 2  
Oleoresin Capsicum Certification 4  
Total 267 36%
Others    
Administrative/Staff Time 22  
Drill and Ceremony 8  
FINAL EXAMINATION 2  
Total 32 2%
Total Hours for Basic Training 817 100%
Post Basic Instruction    
D.U.I/DRE Enforcement 40  
V.I.N. Verification 4  
Basic Fingerprinting Techniques 4  
Doppler Radar Operation 8  
First Aid 8  
C.P.R.    
Spillman Training (optional) 8  
Shotgun Training (optional) 8  
LIDAR (Laser) (optional) 9  
Animal Cruelty 8  
Internet Crimes 9  
Patrol Rife Familiarization 8  
ICS 200    
ICS 8  
Total Post-Basic Training 130  
Total Hours for Basic Training 947  

For information on the academy's academic, performance-based curriculum and physical fitness standards contact:  Executive Director Richard Gauthier

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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