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Law Enforcement

Western offers a variety of in-service, advanced, and specialized law enforcement training classes. These courses provide the essential skills, knowledge, and resources necessary for law enforcement officers to stay current in your training.

Our Law Enforcement courses and programs offer you the opportunity to enhance and sharpen your skills in the areas of investigations, patrol, leadership, survival, and many others. Training courses incorporate realistic and practical approaches from experienced instructors.

For a complete list of these offerings, see the current course descriptions below.

Course Descriptions

Law Enforcement Academy – Summer 2019

Dates: June 17–October 18, 2019
Time: 7:45 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Location: Western Public Safety Training Facility – Sparta Campus

This is a 720-hour Certified Basic Recruit Academy (18 weeks) for persons seeking Wisconsin Law Enforcement certification. Costs include training, use of firearm/ammunition (if needed) and other related training items. For more information call the Public Safety office at 608-789-4747.

Application Packet – Email schendels@westerntc.edu for application forms. Applications accepted until the academy is full.

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Patrol Rifle Operator Course

Dates: June 18, 2019
Where: Western Public Safety Training Center – Sparta Campus
Cost: $75.00 per person
Registration Deadline: Friday, June 14, 2019

This training has been designed to reinforce the officer’s ability to utilize their patrol rifle and handgun. Officers will review the basic fundamental weapon skills and techniques through numerous reps and drills in order to develop, improve and enhance their own skill level & confidence. Officers completing this class will be better prepared to operate and use their weapons while utilizing other various techniques to handle and control a variety of situations they may encounter on a daily basis.

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Basic Jailer Academy

This is the new 200-hour Academy

Date: July 8–August 9, 2019
Time: Monday-Friday – 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Location: Western’s Public Safety Training Facility – Sparta Campus
Cost: $940.00 (Academy Tuition)
Materials: CPR Manual/Mask ($28.64 – cost subject to change)
Registration Deadline: Friday, June 21, 2019

Whether seeking the education to obtain an entry level position as a County Jailer or Correctional Officer in the State of Wisconsin, or are already employed by a County agency, Western’s Basic Jailer Academy offers students high-quality training through classroom and scenario-based instruction.

Please email schendels@westerntc.edu for the registration forms.

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Instructor Training – Instructor Development Course

Dates: July 15-18, 2019
Where: Western Public Safety Training Center – Sparta Campus
Cost: $200.00 per person
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Prepares criminal justice instructor-candidates to create a learning environment that supports learners. Competencies include planning and managing learning, training and evaluation methods and delivering teaching scenarios. This curriculum is endorsed by the Law Enforcement Standards Board and is required of instructors seeking LESB certification. This is a pre-requisite course for all LESB approved specialized training courses.

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Scenario Instructor Training

Dates: Thursday-Friday, September 5-6, 2019
Time: 8:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Where: Western Public Safety Training Facility – Sparta Campus
Cost: $100.00 per person
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, August 28, 2019

This 16-hour course, taught by a Scenario Master Instructor Trainer, prepares instructor candidates for certification as an LESB Scenario Instructor. The course includes scenario training, testing and force-on-force safety and training techniques. Must have completed the 32-hour CJ-IDC course before attending, OR be a currently-certified LESB instructor, and have 3 years full-time experience.

Please contact the Public Safety Office at 608-789-4747 with any questions. Completed registration forms can be emailed to schendels@westerntc.edu.

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Law Enforcement Academy – Spring 2020

Date: January 6-May 8, 2020
Time: Monday-Friday – 7:45 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Location: Western’s Public Safety Training Facility – Sparta Campus

This is a 720-hour Certified Basic Recruit Academy (18 weeks) for persons seeking Wisconsin Law Enforcement certification. Costs include training, use of firearm/ammunition (if needed) and other related training items. For more information call the Public Safety office at 608-789-4747.

Application Packet – Email schendels@westerntc.edu for application forms. Applications accepted until the academy is full.

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