JANUARY 2021

Florida Public Safety Institute’s 11th Annual Instructor Training Seminar January 11-15, 2021: For this years virtual event, APC will give two 2-hour webinars on Leadership for Front Line Supervisors; Tuesday, Jan 12 @3pm and Wed, Jan 13 @9am. Please register for the conference through the academy’s website.

Interview and Interrogation (FLORIDA) – CJSTC course – 40 hours – at Santa Fe College Institute of Public Safety, Gainesville, FL; January 25-29, 2021. This course is based on the CJSTC curriculum and is a salary incentive course in the State of Florida.  This course is the bread-and-butter of Advanced Police Concepts. The class will start with the beginner in mind, however, days four and five will be our Advanced Interview and Interrogation curriculum. Please register with the academy.

FEBRUARY

EXTRACTING THE TRUTH – INTERVIEW AND INTERROGATION MASTER CLASS (APC ONLINE ACADEMY):  This first of its kind Interview & Interrogation Master Class is a complete online course designed to teach the student to obtain information and close the interrogation with the truth! This course is brought to you by DETECTIVE JON RAPPA and delivered through over 13 high quality, professionally produced lectures, as well as, the study and breakdown of several real interrogations. The class is open for 1 week. Learn at your own pace; finish in one day or 7 days! A forum will be available to ask questions and to encourage dialogue. Online course to be completed between February 1 thru February 7Cost is only $129.

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Advanced Field Training Officer Course (APC ONLINE ACADEMY) CLASS IS FULL this course is completely online and a 12-hour equivalent. Work at your own pace over a 14 day period starting Monday, February 8 thru February 21. This course was created to provide your current Field Training Officers with advanced communication, teaching, and documentation skills to enhance their abilities. The course is designed for current FTOs or department FTO coordinators. Continued improvement in their skills is necessary when so much depends on new officer training and the liability that comes along with negligent retention.  In a litigious society, training and thorough documentation is more important than ever. Help those who train our next generation be the best they can be! Only $79 per student. ***CLASS IS FULL***

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Leadership for Front-Line Supervisors (GEORGIA) – this course is POST certified and is hosted by the Smyrna Police Department at the Smyrna Community Center, 200 Village Green Circle, Smyrna, GA 30080 on Monday/ Tuesday, February 22-23 from 0830-1700hrs. This two-day class focuses on how to be the best front-line leader you can be. Leadership is much different than management.  Understand that your Sergeant stripes never make you a leader.  Your ability to lead is based on your level of dedication to your team and the relationships you build. Instructed by Captain Mike Schentrup.   Only $249 per person.

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Advanced Interview and Interrogation (GEORGIA) – 2-day course (POST Certified) hosted by the Cobb County Police Department will be held at Cobb County Public Safety Police Academy, 2435 East-West Connector, Austell GA 30106 on Thursday/Friday, February 25-26, 2021 from 0830-1700hrs:  This dynamic two-day course focuses on advanced interview and interrogation techniques. The course will begin with an overview of current interview and interrogation tactics; however, the focus of the class is to give the student a formatted methodology which has a proven track record of success. Class participation will be encouraged and small video clips will be utilized to enhance the conversation. Instructed by Detective Jon Rappa. Compare to $300-$400 for similar classes.  Only $249 per person.

MARCH

Advanced Report Writing (COLORADO): 2-Day course hosted by the CU-Boulder Police Department at the CU Boulder Training Facility 5425 Airport Blvd, Suite 100, Boulder, CO, 80301 on Wednesday/Thursday, March 3-4, from 0830-1700hrs. This two-day course is designed to provide officers with the skills needed to write incident reports and arrest affidavits. You and your agency’s reputation are on the line with every incident report written; make them as polished as possible. Improve your department’s reputation and increase prosecutions! Join the hundreds of officers that have already taken the course. Only $249 per person.

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Supervisor Report Review (COLORADO): 1-Day course hosted by the CU-Boulder Police Department at the CU Boulder Training Facility 5425 Airport Blvd, Suite 100, Boulder, CO, 80301 on Friday, March 5, from 0830-1700hrs. This one-day course is designed to provide supervisors with the skills needed to review and edit incident reports and arrest affidavits. Your agency’s reputation is on the line with every incident report written; make them as good as possible. Improve your department’s reputation and increase prosecutions! Only $159 per person.

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Homicide Case Pitfalls and Mistakes – How to Avoid Them (APC ONLINE ACADEMY) – This 4-hour webinar is Wednesday, March 17,2021, starting at12:30pm (noon) EST; focuses on common mistakes and pitfalls made by new and even seasoned homicide detectives. We sometime take shortcuts and/or we become complacent.  See how these mistakes can be overcome or actually avoided. Homicide investigations are more complex than ever, and jury expectations are sometimes unfair. Become the best investigator possible because we have a DUTY to the victim’s family to get justice. ONLY $59 per student OR AGENCY price of $499. Email me at advancedpoliceconcepts@gmail.com for agency pricing.

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Advanced Report Writing  (FLORIDA)– FDLE course – 40 hours – at the Santa Fe College Institute for Public Safety, March 22-26, 2021: this course is based on the CJSTC curriculum and is a salary incentive course in the State of Florida. However, our team of instructors will go way beyond the standard curriculum. Students will learn how to write great investigative reports and give detectives and prosecutors what they need to get convictions. Please register through the college.

APRIL

Detective Academy (FLORIDA) – this class is being sponsored and hosted by the Ocala Police Department.  It will be held at their agency, 402 S. Pine Ave, Ocala, FL the week of April 12-16, 2021.  Why do agencies wait to train our employees on how to be a detective until after we move them there?  This 5-DAY course is designed to train your officers and deputies to become a viable and well-rounded detective, prior to transfer or just after.  The course is taught by several seasoned instructors from APC, all of which are experts in their respective fields.  Graduates from the Academy will be ready to take on the huge responsibility of being a detective.  Improve your department’s reputation and increase case clearance and prosecutions!  Please contact Sgt Jared Sieg at Ocala PD for registration details: jsieg@ocalapd.org or 352-369-7164.

Leadership for Front-Line Supervisors (COLORADO) – this course is hosted by the Wheat Ridge Police Department at the Wheat Ridge PD Training Room: 7500 W. 29th Avenue, Wheat Ridge, Colorado 80033 on Thursday/Friday, April 22-23 from 0830-1700hrs. This two-day class focuses on how to be the best front-line leader you can be. Leadership is much different than management.  Understand that your Sergeant stripes never make you a leader.  Your ability to lead is based on your level of dedication to your team and the relationships you build. Instructed by Captain Mike Schentrup.   Only $249 per person.

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MAY

Advanced Interview and Interrogation (WISCONSIN) – 2-day course hosted by the Green County Sheriff’s Office; Thursday and Friday, May 6-7, 2021 from 0830-1700hrs:  This dynamic two-day course focuses on advanced interview and interrogation techniques. The course will begin with an overview of current interview and interrogation tactics; however, the focus of the class is to give the student a formatted methodology which has a proven track record of success. Class participation will be encouraged and small video clips will be utilized to enhance the conversation. Compare to $300-$400 for similar classes.  Only $249 per person.

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Injury and Death Investigation (FLORIDA) – FDLE course – 40 hours – at the Santa Fe College Institute for Public Safety, May 17-21, 2021 this course is based on the CJSTC curriculum and is a salary incentive course in the State of Florida. This class is taught by current Major Case Investigators from the State of Florida. Instructors use crime scene photos and case studies to bring the topic to life.  This is a GREAT class! Please register through the college.