Events Calendar

LE Pistol/Carbine

July 13, 2019 to July 14, 2019 - High Point PD training facility
Xray Alpha will provide a mobile training team to conduct open enrollment LE only course at
High Point Police Department training facility with a custom designed training program. The
focus will be tactical shooting with rifle and carbine.

Xray Alpha Provided

Instructors: 2 instructors
Consumable Materials: Target Tape, Staples, Steel Paint, Spray Glue and other training aids
Targets: 200 IPSC Targets, 60 Target Stands, 6 C-Zone Static Steel Targets, 6 Falling Steel
Targets, 8 Walls/Barricades

Individual Equipment

Patrol Carbine (unmagnified optic preferred), Pistol, Pistol Belt or Duty Belt, Holster w/ 2 pistol
and 1 rifle mag pouch minimum, Eye and Ear Protection. Bring Lunch and water to the Range
each day.
Ammunition
1000 Carbine/1000 Pistol

Course Description

Xray Alpha rifle/pistol course is designed to enhance the individual officers’ hard skills and
provide him or her the tools to continue to develop as a professional gun handler and
tactician. This training course is a 2-day live fire high volume training that will briefly refresh
pistol and carbine fundamentals and progress rapidly into more advanced skills that are
necessary for officers to win critical incidents. This course will also give officers the ability to
understand measuring performance and how to train effectively maximizing time and
resources.

Price
$600.00

Course will be limited to 18 officers.
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SIMUNITION® SCENARIO INSTRUCTOR AND SAFETY COURSE

July 23, 2019 to July 25, 2019 - Virginia International Raceway 1245 Pine Tree Rd Alton VA 24520
The class is designed to provide training to instructors who will run training in your perspective department.
The class covers all aspects of reality-based training and provides product information, program
development, scenario design and implementation, instructor development and procedures to run training
safely. Officers/Agents/Operators are injured enough on the street; they should not be injured in training.
Officers/Agents/Operators can obtain additional information and register for the class on the web:
www.simunition.com. Class size is limited so early registration is recommended. Officers/Agents/Operators
will receive a confirmation letter along with an equipment list. Class start at 8 a.m. local time.
Course tuition: Law Enforcement $620.00 each
Military $495.00 each
Re-certification $320.00 each
SIMUNITION® will provide pistol conversion kits as well as their associated equipment. SIMUNITION®
will also provide basic protective equipment, all training ammunition as well as training aids such as training
impact weapons and inert chemical agents. If you choose to bring your own converted weapon(s) please see
your instructor before the course starts.
AT NO TIME ARE ANY LETHAL WEAPONS OR AMMUNITION NEEDED
NOR ALLOWED DURING ANY OF THE TRAINING EVENTS
For further information regarding the course please feel free to contact Simunition® at 800-465-8255.
To register for the course please visit www.simunition.com
Host Agency information may be obtained from:
Clayton Myers at 434-822-7700 ext. 111 or email cmyers@virnow.com
Equipment Requirements
In the SIMUNITION® Scenario Instructor and Safety Certification Course, the goal is to train as close as
possible to reality. Students should bring to the course all of the duty operational equipment which he or she
would normally wear; this should include a duty-belt or other personal tactical equipment including taclights, hand-cuffs/keys and appropriate footwear. Live OC, Taser and impact weapons are not needed. The
first day will be spent in the classroom in casual, comfortable attire. The final two days will be spent
conducting Scenario-based training. It is during this time that the students will need his or her personal
operational clothing and equipment.
SERVICE AMMUNITION IS NEITHER NECESSARY NOR PERMITTED AT ANY
TRAINING SITE AT ANY TIME DURING THE COURSE! Students should also bring athletic and seasonal outdoor clothing, wrap around ANSI-approved eye protection, long sleeve BDU’s or coveralls, Nomex or other type of protective gloves, a cap or hat, notebook and pen. SIMUNITION® will provide pistol conversion kits as well as their associated equipment. SIMUNITION® will also provide basic protective equipment, all training ammunition as well as training aids such as training impact weapons and training gas.
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Less Lethal Instructor Course

July 30, 2019 to August 2, 2019 - Wake County Sheriff’s Office 2300 Law Enforcement Drive Raleigh, NC 27610
Date: July 30-Aug 2, 2019

Host Agency: Wake County Sheriff’s Office
Class Info POC:
800-347-1200 Opt Training products.training@safariland.com

All Courses Provide Instructor Development For In-Service Training, Including Reviews Of Policy Development And Civil/Criminal Liabilities. Safariland Training Group Supplies All Munitions For Live-Fire Exercises.

OC Aerosol Projectors ICP 8 hrs – 1st Day
Tuition: $ 100.00
 Oleoresin Capsicum Formulations / Carriers
 Projectors / Propellants / Delivery Systems
 Effectiveness / Safety / Liability Factors
 Criteria for Selection
 Operational Guidelines / Practical Exercises
 Decontamination / First Aid
 Officer Survival Techniques
 Integrated Use of Force Options
 Deployment Methods
 Tactics for Surviving an OC Attack
 Contamination Exercises

Less Lethal Impact Munitions ICP 8 hrs – 2nd Day
Tuition: $ 275.00
 Introduction to Specialty Impact Munitions
 Weapons and Munitions: 12ga. / 37mm / 40mm
 Single Projectiles / Multiple Projectiles
 Operational Considerations - Skip Fire / Direct Fire
 Crowd Control Considerations (open and contained)
 Single Target Acquisition / Dynamic Entry Support
 Physiological / Psychological Effects
 Incident Case Studies / Liability Consideration
 Test Data: Blunt Trauma / Ballistics and Energy
 Development of Policy and Procedures
 Live Firing Exercises / Operational Scenarios

Chemical Munitions ICP 8 hrs – 3rd Day
Tuition: $ 350.00
 Types and Forms of Chemical Agents (CN/CS/OC)
 Technological advancements in Pyrotechnics, Blast, and Aerosol Munitions
 Escalation of Chemical Deployment
 Crowd Control Principles / Outdoor Considerations
 Barricade Subject / Space Denial
 Powder OC / CN / CS
 Contamination Exercises
 Tactical Deployment of Hand Held Grenades, and 37 mm/40mm Launchers
 Techniques and Tactical Considerations
 Decontamination / First Aid / Protective Masks

Distraction Devices ICP 8 hrs – 4th Day
Tuition: $ 350.00
 Introduction to Explosives
 Distraction Devices: Types and Nomenclature
 Reloadable and Non-Reloadable Devices
 Decibels / Candela / P.S.I.
 Overpressure: Cause and Effect / Anderson Blasgage
 Handling / Storage / Rendering Safe
 Tactical Deployment / Safety Considerations
 Incident Case Studies
 Gripping, Handling and Deployment Drills
 Live Firing Exercises / Operational Scenarios

If you register for all 4 days then you get a discounted rate of $895.00.

ONLINE REGISTRATION REQUIRED VISIT OUR WEBSITE AND GET REGISTERED TODAY
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Patrol Vehicle CQB

August 6, 2019 to August 6, 2019 - Oak Grove Training Facility Hoffman NC
8:30am-4:00pm

Join us for a free training day at Oak Grove Technologies training center. Additional details, required gear and round count to be announced shortly.Host Agency: Wake County
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Mechanical Breacher Certification

August 20, 2019 to August 21, 2019 - Oak Grove Training Facility Hoffman NC
Description: This OGT Mechanical Breacher Course is designed to provide tactical operators with the tools and skills necessary to effectively analyze a target and determine the safest and most effective means of providing a positive breach.

Topics will include target analysis, tools and equipment, mission planning and advantages/limitations of specific breaching methods. Targets will include doors (inward and reverse opening)-wood/aluminum clad/steel/mobile home/security doors/windows and garage doors.

BREACHING TECHNIQUES COVERED

Mechanical breaching overview
Cut-saw/chainsaw breaching
Bolt and wire cutter application
Hydraulic breaching
Thermal (torch) breaching
Ballistic (shotgun) breaching
Security door vehicle pulls
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Explosive Breacher Recertification

September 9, 2019 to September 11, 2019 - Oak Grove Training Facility Hoffman NC
Description: This OGT Explosive Breacher Recertification/Refresher Course is a 3-day block of instruction for law enforcement and military personnel who have previously completed explosive breacher training. This course was established for current explosive breachers that are required to maintain their certification to ensure their technical skills are current and up to date. Our instructors are subject matter experts with scores of real world operational law enforcement explosive breaches. Our instructors are current and retired Master Breachers from the FBI’s Hostage Rescue Team (HRT).

TOPICS COVERED:

Charge calculation review
Overpressure concerns (internal/external)
Minimum safe distances
Advanced target analysis (to include· multiple scenario's)
Current charge placement tactics and techniques
No/Low-light breaching operations
Medical issues and concerns
Advanced charge construction and configuration (doors/walls/gunports)
Current trends in breaching
A substantial number of scenario based runs to include all aspects of the breaching process (planning, target analysis, charge construction, medical, placement and execution)
Review of real world breaching evolutions (good and bad)
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Basic Sniper

September 23, 2019 to September 27, 2019 - Oak Grove Training Facility Hoffman NC
Details: This is a challenging course that will focus on the effective deployment and use of a handheld and weapon mounted light for pistol and carbine. Teaching to think omni-directional and making use of cover and concealment. The course elevates to light usage in a stressful, uncertain tactical environment. The student must have a very good foundation with basic handgun and carbine handling skills prior to attending this challenging class. We use a building block approach to build the needed confidence in each student to progress into more assertive movement, speed and communication. These concepts taught will provide the foundation necessary to prevail in a low light deadly force encounter.

Training Topics:

Review of the fundamentals of marksmanship
The Importance of safe firearms handling under low light
Correction of grip, stance and trigger control issues under low light
Reloading in low light
Transitioning with a malfunction in low light
Handheld flashlight techniques
Firearms mounted flashlight techniques
Movement techniques
Position to position
Shooting on the move

Multiple target engagement tactics
One handed weapon operation/manipulation
Unsupported shooting
The importance of communication in low light

Location: North Carolina Justice Academy, 200 West College St., Salemburg, NC

Class Coordinator: Ron Pastino, Ronald.Pastino@oakgrovetech.com, Cell (919) 909-3631
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DRUG INVESTIGATIONS FOR PATROL

February 18-20 2020 - Piedmont Community College
Description:

PCC is sponsoring a 3 day class “Drug Investigations for Patrol” with BlueLine Training Group, LLC February 18-20, 2020.  I have attached the Course Objective and Instructor bio, Instructional Objectives, and the Class schedule.  Class will hold a maximum of 35 people.  If you plan on sending any officers, please give me an estimate of how many spots you would like for me to hold for you.  Free for sworn NC officers, of course.  I’d like to make sure your officers have the opportunity to take this course.  It will be held on the Caswell campus, in the new Public Safety Training Building. To register please contact: Nancy S. Oberman Director/Instructor, Law Enforcement Piedmont Community College Public Safety Training Center Building P331 Piedmont Drive Yanceyville, NC 27379 (336) 694-5707 ext 8070 Nancy.Oberman@piedmontcc.edu



Narcotic investigations can be the most dangerous type of investigation that a uniform officer might encounter in the performance of his/her duties. The officers attending this class will not only gain a complete awareness of the drugs facing them today, but they will acquire the expertise needed to make quality observations and sound judgments in determining drug use.  Officers will be better equipped to identify drug distribution and smuggling not only in roadside situations but in the community that they patrol. The officer safety issues learned in this seminar will not only benefit the officers attending the seminar but the members of their community as well. 

COURSE TOPICS INCLUDE: 
Drug identification Drug Packaging Search and Seizure Knock and Talks Use of Informants Testifying in Court on Drug cases Officers safety is stressed through this class 

INSTRUCTOR:   TRACYC. SPARSHOTT Tracy served for 24 years with the Montgomery County, Maryland Police Department. While with the department, he spent time in uniform, Decentralized SWAT, Special Assignment Team, Narcotics and K-9.  He has been deputized as a U.S. Marshall and been assigned to the FBI, DEA, Customs and theIRS.  Tracy has been involved in undercover operations that have taken him to Florida, New York, Connecticut, as well as California.  State, county and U.S.federal courts recognize him as an expert in the field of undercover narcotics investigations as well as drug interdiction. Organizations that have benefited from Tracy’s expertise include Law Enforcement Academies throughout the United States, all branches of the U.S. Military, Narcotic Enforcement Officers’Association, International Chiefs of Police, U.S. State Department, Peruvian National Police Force and the Scandinavian Narcotic Officers’ Association.  Tracy has been the guest speaker at Narcotics Conferences in Arkansas, Connecticut, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Ohio,Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Kansas, Iowa, North Dakota and Utah.  He has also been an honorarium at several major universities, and has served as Co-Chairman for the Council of Governments Subcommittee on Narcotics.During his career with Montgomery County, Tracy was involved in many long-term drug investigations.  One such investigation took place between Washington, D.C. and Florida.  Both the FBI and IRS were brought into the case because of the amount of money, property and statewide issues involved.  Tracy Sparshott is featured in the nonfiction book entitled "Trust Me" by Richard Rashke, which depicts this case. "Trust Me"   

Instructional Objectives Conducting Investigations 

The student officer will be able to identify the current street drugs active in the officer’s jurisdiction. The student officer will be able to list the current street values for the drugs available in the officer’s jurisdiction.

The student officer will be able to identify the current street drugs by description and packaging.  The student officer will have full knowledge of the paraphernalia associated with drug use to better develop probable cause for searches.  

The student officer will be familiar with the current technology utilized by highway smugglers to conceal drugs, currency and weapons. 

 The student officer will be provided with the elements needed to develop informants in their patrol area. 

 The student officer will be provided with the elements needed to conduct legal knock and talk interviews. 

The student officer will be able to properly document their observations, investigation development, and probable cause to search and arrest if applicable. 

 The student officer will understand the concepts of proper court testimony needed for successful prosecution in a field narcotic arrest. 

Officer Safety Is Stressed Throughout This Class  The student officer will learn how to interact with the community in a way that will accommodate increased community involvement to help in identifying and solving some of the drug problems facing them today. 

 Drug Investigations For Patrol Officers 
Day One: 
8:00-8:30 am              Introduction 
8:30-10:30 am            Identification of Drugs Stimulants  
10:30-11:30 am          Drug Packaging and Street Values 
11:30-12:30 pm          Lunch
 12:30-2:00 pm            Field Testing of Drugs 
2:00-4:00 pm              Identification of Drugs Depressants 
4:00-5:00 pm              Drug Cultures and Local Trends  

Day Two:            
8:00-9:00 am              Developing Informants While in Patrol
         
9:00-10:00 am           Legal And Ethical Vehicle Stops and Contact         
10:00-11:30 am         Officers Safety during the Criminal Contact         
11:30-12:30 pm          Lunch           
2:00-3:00 pm             Knock & Talks.             
3:30-5:00 pm             Search And Seizure of Vehicle, Persons, Residences.   
Day Three:             
8:00-11:3am                Locating and opening hidden compartments         
11:30-12:30 pm         Lunch                                      
2:00-5:00 pm           Patrol Techniques for Criminal Activities   







2020 NCTOA SWAT SYMPOSIUM

March 18, 2020-March 20, 2020 - Durham NC
Description: NCTOA SWAT SYMPOSIUM
The SWAT symposium will be held at the Durham Hilton again in 2020. This event is always a great time to network and fellowship while getting some great training from the breakout sessions and the debriefs. Once again this year we are looking forward to bringing new and fresh speakers and relevant classes. Keep an eye out for updates on registration and more details.






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Explosive Breacher Certification

April 20, 2020 - April 25, 2020 - Fort Bragg NC
Description: Tactical Explosive Breaching Certification Basic and intermediate.

Hosted jointly by Cumberland County Sheriffs Office and Fort Bragg SRT.

Cost: $1,525.00 per person

Training topics will include the following:

Explosive Familiarization, explosive concepts and technology, breaching explosives, priming systems, target analysis, charge configurations, alternate methods of breaching, misfire procedures, tactical considerations and deployment, requires SOP's and gear/equipment.

Charge calculations to include:
net explosive weight N.E.W.
minimum safety distance
internal residual overpressure
estimating collateral damage
operational limits of calculations

Breaching hazards and safety:
documentation and liability
storage and transportation

Breacher's responsibilities
operational and administrative

for further information or to register, please visit www.GATGUSA.com or contact 702-838-3002.





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Civilian response and casualty care: Train the Trainer

May 27, 2020-May 28, 2020 - North Carolina Justice Academy Edneyville campus
Description:
There is no charge for this training.

It is funded through state and federal grants.Participants are responsible for their own transportation and lodging.Participants in this two day Train-the-Trainer course will receive a manual and PowerPoint presentation suitable for use in their own presentations.

Time: 2 days (16 hours)

Class Size: 20 students per class

Prerequisite: Law Enforcement Officer,Firefighter, EMS

Personnel Recommended Equipment: Good attitude,open mind, pen and paper.

First Responder agencies are frequently requested by schools, businesses, and community members for direction and presentations on what to do if confronted with an active attacker event. The Civilian Response and Casualty Care (CRCC) course, designed and built on the Avoid, Deny, Defend / Run, Hide, Fight strategy developed by ALERRT in 2004, provides strategies, guidance and a proven plan for surviving an active shooter event.This course combines the civilian response with the Stop the Bleed Campaign, which empowers civilians to provide life-saving medical aid before first responders ever arrive.Topics include the history and prevalence of active shooter events, civilian response options, medical issues, and considerations for conducting drills.

Contact :
Amit Sujanani
North Carolina Department of Justice
Office: (828) 685-1183 Ext. 225
Main: (828) 685-3600
asujanani@ncdoj.gov
Larry T. Justus Western Justice Academy
3971 Chimney Rock Road
Edneyville, NC 28727
ncja.ncdoj.gov




1st Inaugural Police Sniper/Spotter competition

May 27, 2020-May 29, 2020 - SAMARCAND TRAINING FACILITY
Description:

May 27th
1600 Check-in    
Dinner (1700-1800/provided)  
Competitors Brief 1830 hrs

May 28th
Range day; morning events and afternoon events  and possible a low light event (number of events and type of events TBD)
Breakfast lunch and dinner provided

May 29th
Morning final event and 1300 or later the awards ceremony
Breakfast and lunch provided

Notes: if the competitor signs for a room all meals are free.
individual rooms but share a common bathroom. Sheets and towels provided(but recommend to bring a pillow as the pillow are State flat ones!)

These dates and times are tenative and subject to change. More information to follow.


Active Attack Integrated Response Course: Train-the-Trainer

June 8, 2020-June 12, 2020 - North Carolina Justice Academy Edneyville campus
Description:
There is no charge to officers or agencies for this training. It is funded through state and federal grants.

Time: 5 days (40 hours)

Class Size: 24 students, 16 LE from multiple agencies, 8 Fire / EMS, and 2 Dispatch (when and where available)per class

Prerequisite: Participants must be state-certified law enforcement, fire, Tele-communicator or EMS providers.EMS providers should be EMT-B certified (preferably EMT-I or EMT-P).Required Equipment: Pen and paper, duty gear or training uniform, and appropriate clothing for weather.Participants are responsible for their own transportation and lodging.

The AAIR T3 is designed to improve integration between law enforcement, fire, telecommunicator and EMS in active attack / shooter events. The course provides law enforcement officers with keymedical skills based on tactical emergency casualty care guidelines, which can be used at the point of injury to increase survivability of victims.The course also provides a model framework for law enforcement, fire, and EMS to integrate responses during an active attack / shooter event through the rescue task force concept.This course has been designed to improve the safety and survivability of victims of active attack / shooter events and increase the effectiveness, coordination,and resource integration between law enforcement,fire, tele-communications and EMS when responding to these events.

Contact:

Amit Sujanani
North Carolina Department of Justice
Office: (828) 685-1183 Ext. 225
Main: (828) 685-3600
asujanani@ncdoj.gov
Larry T. Justus Western Justice Academy
3971 Chimney Rock Road
Edneyville, NC 28727
ncja.ncdoj.gov





Active Attack Integrated Response Course

June 15, 2020 - June 16, 2020 and June 17, 2020- June 18, 2020 - North Carolina Justice Academy Edneyville campus
Description:

There is no charge to officers or agencies for this training.

It is funded through state and federal grants.

Time: 2 days (16 hours)

Class Size: 24 students, 16 LE from multiple agencies, 8 Fire / EMS, and 2 Dispatch (when and where available)per class Prerequisite: Participants must be state-certified law enforcement, fire, Tele-communicator or EMS providers.EMS providers should be EMT-B certified (preferably EMT-I or EMT-P).

Required Equipment: Pen and paper, duty gear or training uniform, and appropriate clothing for weather.

Participants are responsible for their own transportation and lodging.

The AAIR course is designed to improve integration between law enforcement, fire, telecommunication and EMS in active attack/shooter events. The course provides law enforcement officers with key medical skills based on tactical emergency casualty care guidelines, which can be used at the point of injury to increase survivability of victims.The course also provides a model framework for law enforcement, fire, and EMS to integrate responses during an active attack/shooter event through the rescue task force concept.This course has been designed to improve the safety and survivability of victims of active attack/shooter events and increase the effectiveness, coordination,and resource integration between law enforcement,fire, tele-communications and EMS when responding to these events.

Contact:

Amit Sujanani
North Carolina Department of Justice
Office: (828) 685-1183 Ext. 225
Main: (828) 685-3600
asujanani@ncdoj.gov
Larry T. Justus Western Justice Academy
3971 Chimney Rock Road
Edneyville, NC 28727
ncja.ncdoj.gov