Crater Criminal Justice Training Academy
The following information represents some Frequently Asked Questions, FAQ's, please review it and if you still need additional help, please do not hesitate to Contact us.
The 2010 Training Calendar lists the many different
types of training courses offered and provides a short informative synopsis,
which indicates target audience, general course content, and prerequisites, if
You can see more information on how to Register by viewing the Class Registration page
A Registration form will be required for all courses, that form can be found...<here>
the agency's training officer.
The Calendar is broken up by courses. The Agency has the flexibility to determine if the course as described is appropriate for the Officer.
Courses are not "restricted" as only Law Enforcement, or only Jailor. If you have questions as to if the class you are in enrolling in is appropriate for your function(s), please contact the Academy.
The majority of classes taught at the Academy are appropriate for each function that
DCJS carries, (LE=Law Enforcement, J=Jailor, and CS/CP=Court Security
& Civil Process); most
classes held at the Academy offer multiple types of Credit.
Please ensure that the class you are taking will count toward your particular job function(s) as listed with DCJS. (LE=Law Enforcement, J=Jailor, and CS/CP=Court Security & Civil Process)
Course listings for 2010 include forty-hour (40) courses and additional elective courses of four (4), eight (8), twelve (12), sixteen (16), twenty-four (24), or thirty-two (32) hours in length.
MINIMUM CREDIT HOURS NEEDED
By Function, this is the minimum of what each type needs:
Career Development Cultural Diversity Legal
Law Enforcement 34 2 4
Jail 18 2 4
Court Security / Civil Process 10 2 4
Testing is now an integral part of all Academy Training. Officers
attending the Academy should anticipate that material presented during the
course is subject to testing and their individual performance evaluated.
Guidelines of testing will be provided to classes here at the Academy as needed
By accessing the online calendar and then printing it off if desired, it allows an agency to visually compare if one training course overlaps with another, which may create a personnel problem by other officers attending training courses during the same period.
In a continued effort to bring quality training to the area some of these classes may have additional fees related to them. If you are interested in these classes, or if additional fees apply, please contact the Academy.
OFFICER DUE DATE
It is possible for an officer to complete the mandatory In-Service
training requirements by attending classes in a block of instruction, or in
several individual classes through out the two-year cycle.
As long as an officer completes the required hours of approved In-Service training, has successfully completed annual firearms qualification, he/she has met the mandatory DCJS In-Service requirements.