Law Enforcement In-Service Training


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 Passenger vehicle and CMV Interdiction

April 28 & 29,2014 Haynes Building Enka Campus Room 128

8am - 5:00pm

Triaining on Highway and Traffic stop interdiction.

Instructor Ray Herndon


Basic Sniper School

TBA 2014 Black Mountain Police Dept. and Range. 8am first day and expect 12 hour days.

Duty gear list.

Department Training Uniform (BDU etc.)

Inclement weather gear

Hearing and Eye protection, Canteen or Camelback, Duty scoped rifle with shooting sling, 300 rounds duty ammunition,

Optics, Cleaning gear Note taking devices, Flashlight, Duty Gas Mask,Rifle Data Book, Calculator.

Optional gear

Shooting Mat, Range Finder, Spotting Scope, Weight Bearing Harness, Drag Bag, Bug Repellant.

If you have any questions please contact Robin Lyles 828-398-7622 or email




New **DWI case preparation

Lesson Purpose : The student will learn to effectively prepare a case file for an Impaired Driving Investigation. The Student

will take a current or past case and develop it for presentation for prosecution.

Date TBA

*Officers will be in class the first day from 8am-5pm and casual attire is acceptible but the second day 8am - 5pm Officers need to be

in uniform or courtroom attire. Officers must also bring a current DWI case file or past DWI case file to be used in class.

Instructors for this class is Eric Sweden Raleigh Police Department and Officer Ann Fowler Asheville Police Department

To enroll in this class contact Robin P. Lyles at or 828-398-7622 office phone

 Portable Breath testing (PBT) Class

May 1, 2014 0800-1700

There will be an Alcohol Screening Testing Device Training at AB Tech's Enka Campus. This training is essential for officers using the PBT's roadside.

STUDENTS will need to bring their PBT's with them to class. The class will be held at the Enka Campus, Haynes Building Room 228.

Instructor Anthony FTA branch

To Register contact Robin Lyles at or 828-398-7622 office phone.


New ** SFST Instructor Refresher


All SFST instructors are required to have the updated information provided in this class. This class will be held at the Enka Campus and will start at 8am that day.

Instructor: Eric Swenden

To register for this Class contact Robin Lyles at or call at 828-398-7622


 New SFST Courses for 2014

Dates:  May       5-8, 2014

           September 8-11, 2014

To register for this Class contact Robin Lyles at or call at 828-398-7622


 SFST Refresher Course

SFST Refresher Course Dates

TBA, 2014 0800-1200 Enka Campus

To Register for this class contact Robin Lyles at

New **  ARIDE Courses  2014

July 7-8, 2014

November 3-4, 2014

8am-5pm Enka campus Haynes Bld. Room 228

This is a two day class and the prerequisite is you must have successfully completed Standardized Field Sobriety Training (SFST) 

To Register for this class contact Robin Lylesat

 Detention Officers/Patrol Officers

To register for these and any other classes contact


 *** New*** Surviving the first 3 seconds.*

Characteristics of an armed combative subject

NCSHP Trooper Kurt Hensley- Instructor

When:     TBA 2014  These classes will be 15 hours both days

                 1st day 8am will be classroom and illustrations Dress attire BDU's or Casual Clothes

                 2nd day 8am will be Reality Based Training the first half of the class requiring BDU's regular duty gear and you will need to a towel and Men protective cup.

                  and the second half of the day will be OnRoad training and requires officers to have regular uniforms and duty gear.

Where:     Buncombe County Training Center 20 Canoe Lane

Course Description

Surviving the first three seconds is a program that is designed to take the reactionary gap off of the officer and put it back onto the suspect. This is done through a 5 step program that focuses on:

1.Identifying armed individuals through body language indicators.

2.Identifying armed individuals through clothing indicators. 

3. Street level interrogation skills.

4. Street level lie detection skills.

5.Identifying assaultive indicators through body language and verbal indicators.

Lieutenants and Sergeants have found this class to be most beneficial to patrol officers and all ramks.

To enroll contact Robin Lyles @ via email at or 828-398-7622


DRE- Drug Recognition Expert Training

 ***NEW*** January , - February ,2015  

This DRE class is set to take place in western North Carolina. The Lodging will be provided at no cost  to the agency and all training equipment will be provided at no cost to the department. The officers will be responsible for meals during the school,but will be reimbursed at the state per diem.

The application and all required documents must be submitted to the office of Steve Sanders by December 1, 2013.

Contact Steve Sanders 919-707-5266 or email


 2014 Mandatory In-Service On-Line

Dates for Classes for the first half of 2014

Mar 10

Mar 13

Mar 28

Apr 1

Apr 10

Apr 22

Apr 28

May 7

May 16

May 27

June 9

June 25

July 1

July 24

July 30

Registration for these classes must be recieved 2 weeks prior to the start of the class.

ALl classes must be complete in the 4 week time period.

The following classes are covered in the on-line class.

JMST  2 Hours

Crimes of Duty 2 Hours

Recognizing the signs 4 Hours

Legal updates 4 Hours

LE Intell. Update 2 Hours

HazMat 2 Hours

The following courses to complete the in service has to be covered by your agency are as follows.

1st Five Minutes 4 Hours

Firearms   6 Hours

2014 Mandatory In-Service (Classroom)

Haynes Building, Enka Campus Room 228


April         7 - 9     2014

May          12 -14 2014

June         16 -18 2014

July          21 -23 2014

Sept.        2 - 4    2014 

Oct.          13 - 15 2014

Nov.         17 - 19 2014

Dec.          8 - 10 2014


Day 1

JMST                               8A-10A   

Crimes of Duty              10A-12P

Recognizing The Signs  1P-5P

                       (total hours 8)

Day 2

Legal update                   8A-12P

LE Intell. Update             1P-3P

Haz-Materials                  3P-5P

                        (total hours 8)

Day 3

1st Five Minutes              8A-12P

Firearms                          1P-7P

                        (total hours 10)

These course offerings cover the Mandatory In-Service Training for 2014. Twenty Six hours of credit will be given to the students who sccessfrully complete all three days.


Detention Officer Certification Course

This course is the State mandated certification course for detention officers and will meet five to six days a week. Interested students should contact Dianne Davis for information:
Dianne Davis 828-398-7841
NEXT COURSE: Sep 16 - Nov. 2 2013 This is a night course and will be held 5pm to 10pm Monday - Thursday and Saturday 8:30 am to 5:30 pm
Contact Dianne Davis for scheduling information.

2014 Radar, Lidar, and/or Vascar Re-Certification

Dates: 2014 Calendar

March 20 & 21, 2014

May 15 & 16, 2014

June 19 & 20, 2014

July 17 & 18, 2014

August 14 & 15, 2014

October 16 & 17, 2014

November 20 & 21, 2014

These classes begin at 8 am each day.

This course is for currently certified radar, lidar, or radar/vascar operators who need to re-certify. Officers should bring their radar course notebooks and practice their clocks prior to class.
Special Requirements: Study and practice prior to class.

Location: Enka Campus Haynes Building Room 128

2014 Basic Radar Training

Dates: April 14-17, 2014

           September 16-19, 2014 

Basic Lidar Class

Date: July 16, 2014 First Day 8am-7pm and July 18, 2014 Second Day 9am-12pm for the Review and Test. 


 Basic Time Distance Class

Date TBA 


Limited emrollment

Class requirements: Officers have to currently be Radar certified through NC Training and Standards Division

All Classes start at 8 am on the first day.

Combat Preparation Instinct Enhancement Class

At the end of this course students should be able to: list and describe how verbal cues, non-verbal cues combine to provide pre-attack indicators that contribute to an officer’s situational awareness; describe how instincts are enhanced and how they affect an officer’s ability to perceive and act to counter an imminent attack; use the F.E.A.R. acronym to develop a mental condition for proper combat mindset; discuss force options available to an officer during a combat situation; explain the “reasonableness standard” as it is applied by Graham v. Connor; discuss the relevancy of Scott v. Henrich when applied to use of force; summarize Tennessee v. Garner as it relates to the use of deadly force. 

 Date: TBA


Taser Certification ***NEW***

This class introduces the officer to the proper use and after care of the M26 and X26 Taser. The course will examine the history of Taser use and proper application and each officer will be introduced to the effects of being Tased and have the opportunity to fire a Taser during this training.
Date: TBA

Detention officer SCAT Training


Buncombe County Training Center Canoe Lane Woodfin, NC


The class starts at 8am the first day.


To Register or inquire about any of these in-service courses contact: Dianne Davis at (828) 254-1921 Ext 841 or by email at or Robin Lyles at (828)254-1921 Ext. 7622 or by email at These courses are restricted to sworn law enforcement personnel and there is no cost - unless noted


2014 Detention Officer Mandatory In-Service (Classroom)

This class will be held at the Enka Campus Haynes Building Room 228


To Register or inquire about any of these in-service courses contact: Dianne Davis at (828) 254-1921 Ext 841 or by email at or Robin Lyles at (828)254-1921 Ext. 7622 or by email at These courses are restricted to sworn law enforcement personnel and there is no cost - unless noted


2014 Detention In-Service (Moodle)

      Date of Class                                            Deadline for registration of class


 In-Service for Detention Officers covers the following topics:

Legal Update 2 hours

Career Survival & Interpersonal Communications 2 hours

Communicable Diseases & Pandemics 4 hours

Hazardous Materials 2 hours

Bloodborne Pathogens 2 hours

All certified Detention Officers in the state of North Carolina are required to complete 16 hours of mandatory In-Service Training. This online course will provide you with 12 of the 16 hours required. You will need to speak with your agency Training Director in order to fulfill the additional four hours.

To Register or inquire about any of these in-service courses contact: Dianne Davis at (828) 254-1921 Ext 841 or by email at or Robin Lyles at (828)254-1921 Ext. 7622 or by email at These courses are restricted to sworn law enforcement personnel and there is no cost - unless noted

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