Basic Training Curriculum Summary



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BASIC CURRICULUM SUMMARY Traditional Program Hours Completed Training Hours as of 05/29/2020
Communication    
Courtroom Demeanor 8 4
Communication & Conflict Resolution 8 4
Media/Police Relations 2 2
Report Writing 32 32
Total 50  
Law    
Criminal Law 76 70
Motor Vehicle Law 44 38
Hazardous Material Recognition 8 10
Introduction to Fish & Wildlife 2 1
Alcohol Services Education & Alcohol Services Act 4 1.5
Introduction to Federal Agencies 3 3
Juvenile Law & Procedure 8 8
Police Liability 6 6
Landlord & Tenant Law 2 2
Use of Vermont Statutes 2 2
Total 155  
Investigative Procedures    
Crash Investigation 36 34
Case Problems and Evidence Collection (CSI) 24 24
Death Investigation 4  
Domestic Violence Response 12 12
Drug Identification & Investigation 8 8
Interview & Interrogation Techniques 16 16
Sexual Assault Investigation 12 12
Sexual/Physical Abuse of Children 12 12
Strangulation 2 2
Hate Crimes Investigation 4 4
Terrorism 4 4
NCIC/VCIC 4  
Victims Assistance Program 2 2
Vulnerable Adult Abuse 2 2
Stalking 2 2
Gang Awareness 2 2
Total 146  
PROFESSIONAL DEMEANOR    
Sexual Harassment Policy 1 1
Stress Management 8 8
Core Values & Leadership Training 4 4
Foundations & Police Culture 4 4
Death Notification 2 2
Police Ethics 8 8
Community Policing 4 4
Fair & Impartial Policing 4 4
Total 35  
Physical Fitness    
Nutrition Information 2 2
Physical Training 100 86
Total 102  
Police Patrol Techniques    
Defensive Driving 32 12
Bloodborne Pathogens 2 2
Bomb Threats and Explosives Awareness 2 2
Patrol Procedures Classroom:   32 32
Dealing with People with Mental Illness 8 8
Dealing with the Deaf & Hard of Hearing 2  
Dealing with People with Physical Disabilities 2 2
Children of Arrested Persons 1 2.5
K9 Operations 2 2
Traffic Incident Management Systems 4 4
Practice Scenarios 48 48
Final Scenarios 32 32
Active Shooter Response 5 5
Firearms 44 42
Use of Force & Tactics 54 56
Search and Rescue 2 2
Oleoresin Capsicum Certification 4 4
Total 276  
Online Courses added    
Mandatory Reporting of Child Abuse    2
Coronavirus Awareness for Law Enforcement    1
Sovereign Citizens Awareness (JPMA)   2
FIP Model Policy and Race Data Collection (JPMA)   2
Important Topics in Highway Safety   3
Introduction to Developing Rapport with Youth (IACP)   1
Adolescent Girls & Delinquent Behavior + readings (IACP)   2
Special Topics in Sexual Violence Awareness   5.5
Child Passenger Safety   2
FEMA IS-100.C   2
FEMA IS-700.B   3.5
FEMA IS-200.C   4
Total   30
Others    
Administrative/Staff Time 18 10
Drill and Ceremony 11 5
FINAL EXAMINATION 2 2
Total 31  
Total Hours for Basic Training 795 747
*Note: 792 hours required by Rule; 747 completed as of 5/29/2020    
Required Courses to be Moved with the Post-Basic Schedule    
Courtroom Testimony   4
Communication & Conflict Resolution    4
Criminal Law - Mock Trial    8
Alcohol Services Education    2.5
Death Investigation    4
NCIC/VCIC   4
EVOC/Driving    20
Deaf & Hard of Hearing   2
Maximum Total Hours to be Moved   48.5
Grand Total    795.5
     
Required Field Training     
Fielf Training Program with Agency FTO(s)   120
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 16  
Spillman Training (optional) 8  
Shotgun Training (optional) 8  
LIDAR (Laser) (optional) 8  
Animal Welfare Investigation 4  
Child Passenger Safety    
Patrol Rifle Familiarization 8  
ICS 100    
ICS 200    
CEW Certification 16  
Total Post-Basic Training 124  
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