Applications for session 14, will be accepted beginning December 1, 2018 with a deadline of September 1, 2019. Please be advised that space is limited and applications should be submitted ASAP.
Special Function Officer session, will begin October 2019.
Law Enforcement Officer session, will begin January 2020.
For questions please contact Sarah at (435)652-7916.
Please go to Student Information to see how to register.
The prerequisite for the Law Enforcement Officer training is the Special Function Officer block. If you have graduated one-year or more from either SFO or Corrections there is a test you must take. Contact the Director for testing dates.
Law Enforcement Officer
Course of Instruction 2017-2018
|Name of Class||Hours|
|Introduction to Emergency Vehicles Operations||6|
|Introduction to Firearms Handling||4|
|Introduction to Scenario Training||2|
|Report Writing II||4|
|Court Demeanor and Testifying||4|
|Driver License Law and Hearings||2|
|Ground Tactics with Natural Weapons/Weapon Transitions||2|
|Impact Weapons/Secondary Weapons||3|
|Dynamic Application Drill III||3|
|Immediate Response Tactics||8|
|Critical Incident Casualty Care||8|
|Mental Preparation Skills||4|
|Pedestrian/Vehicle Stop and Approach||4|
|Crimes in Progress||2|
|Off Duty Response||2|
|Introduction to K-9||4|
|Basic Bomb Recognition||2|
|Sex Crimes Investigation||8|
|Dead Body Investigations||4|
|Follow- up Investigations||2|
|Child Abuse and Neglect||2|
|Traffic Accident Investigation||16|
|Domestic Violence/Cohabitant Abuse Procedures||5|
|Identity Theft-Fraudulent Documents||4|
|Recognizing and Handling Drugs and Narcotics||6|
|Intoxilyzer Operation and Certification||7|
|DUI and Standardized Field Sobriety Testing||15|
|Handgun Handling and Safe Operation||4|
|Firearms Range/Day Shooting||32|
|Firearms Range/Night Shooting||16|
|** Emergency Vehicle Operation Practical/Simulator||40|
** The DSU Regional POST academy does NOT offer the Emergency Vehicle Operations Training (EVO). After graduating and employment, by any department, Cadets need to attend the Utah POST EVO training.. It is the Cadet’s responsibility to inform employers and/or potential employers of this… YOU CANNOT BE CERTIFIED UNTIL YOU HAVE COMPLETED THE EVO.
|Administration and Orientation||5|
|Intermediate Testing and Review||4|
|Law Enforcement Certification Testing||2|
|Physical Fitness Testing||2|
|Defensive Tactics Practical Testing||3|
|Graduation /Spouse Orientation||4|