Basic Training Curriculum Summary



BASIC TRAINING CURRICULUM SUMMARY ACTUAL HOURS
Communication  
 Courtroom Demeanor 8
 Conflict Resolution 4
 Interpersonal Communication 4
 Media/Police Relations 1
 Report Writing 32
Total 49
Law  
 Criminal Law 66
 Motor Vehicle Law 44
 Hazardous Material Recognition 8
 Introduction to Fish & Wildlife 2
 Alcohol Services Education & Alcohol Services Act 4
 Introduction to Federal Agencies 2.5
 Juvenile Law & Procedure 8
 Police Liability 5
 Landlord & Tenant Law 2
 Use of Vermont Statutes 2
Total 143.5
Investigative Procedures  
 Crash Investigation 36
 Case Problems and Evidence Collection (CSI) 24
 Death Investigation 4
 Domestic Violence Response 22
 Drug Identification & Investigation 8
 Interview & Interrogation Techniques 16
 Sexual Assault Investigation 12
 Sexual/Physical Abuse of Children 12
 Strangulation 2
 Hate Crimes Investigation 4
 Terrorism 4
 NCIC/VCIC 4
 Victims Assistance Program 2
 Vulnerable Adult Abuse 2
 Stalking 2
 Gang Awareness 2
Total 156
PROFESSIONAL DEMEANOR  
 Sexual Harassment Policy 0.5
 Stress Management 8
 Core Values & Leadership Training 4
 Death Notification 2
 Police Ethics 8
 Foundations in Policing 4
 Community Policing 4
 Fair & Impartial Policing 4
Total 34.5
Physical Fitness  
 Nutrition Information 2
 Physical Training 111.5
Total 113.5
Police Patrol Techniques  
 Defensive Driving 33
 Bloodborne Pathogens 2
 Bomb Threats and Explosives Awareness 2
 Patrol Procedures Classroom:   35
 Dealing with People with Mental Illness 8
 Dealing with the Deaf & Hard of Hearing 2
 Dealing with People with Physical Disabilities 2
 Children of Arrested Persons 2
 K9 Operations 1
 Traffic Incident Management Systems 4
 Practice Scenarios 44
 Final Scenarios 32
 Active Shooter Response 5
 Firearms 44
 Use of Force & Tactics 52
 Search and Rescue 2
 Oleoresin Capsicum Certification 4
Total 274
Others  
 Administrative/Staff Time 16
 Drill and Ceremony 13
 FINAL EXAMINATION 2
Total 31
Total Hours for Basic Training 801.5
Post Basic Instruction  
 D.U.I/DRE Enforcement 40
 V.I.N. Verification 4
 Basic Fingerprinting Techniques 4
 Doppler Radar Operation 8
 First Aid and CPR 8
 Spillman Training (optional) 8
 Shotgun Training (optional) 8
 LIDAR (Laser) (optional) 8
 Animal Welfare Investigation 4
 Child Passenger Safety/ALPR Certification 4
 Patrol Rifle Familiarization 8
 ICS 100 8
 ICS 200 12
 CEW Certification 16
Total Post-Basic Training 140
Total Hours including Post-Basic Training 941.5

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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