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Upcoming Training Opportunities Complete Calendar


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ATF Privately Made Firearms and Machine Conversion Device Recognition and Familiarization Training (2-sessions)

Aug. 20 - Aug. 20, 2024

ATF Training SWV Academy August 2024 (002) ATF PMF-MCD Flyer 2024 ATF Privately Made Firearm (PMF) and Machine Conversion Device (MCD) Recognition and Familiarization Training The Southwest Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academy will be hosting Instructors from ATF’s Firearm and Ammunition Technology Division on August 20th in the morning (8:30) and afternoon (1:30). This is […]

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Introduction to UAS Operations Course

Jul. 24 - Jul. 26, 2024

Drone Operations Course 2024

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FBI-LEEDA SLI

Apr. 07 - Apr. 11, 2025

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FBI-LEEDA ELI

Jul. 21 - Jul. 25, 2025

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FBI-LEEDA CLI

Nov. 03 - Nov. 07, 2025

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Fentanyl Workshop ( Fentanyl & Other Current Drug Trends)

Oct. 24 - Oct. 24, 2024

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BOLAWRAP Instructor Training

Nov. 11 - Nov. 11, 2024

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BOLAWRAP Instructor Training

Sep. 16 - Sep. 16, 2024

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BOLAWRAP Instructor Training

Jun. 21 - Jun. 21, 2024

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BOLAWRAP Instructor Training

May. 22 - May. 22, 2024

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Critical Incident Stress Management Training (CISM)

Aug. 06 - Aug. 08, 2024

CISM training announcement Bristol August 2024 The Virginia Law Enforcement Assistance Program and Highlands Community Services will be hosting an International Critical Incident Stress Foundation (ICISF) Critical Incident Stress Management Training, also known as peer training at the Southwest Virginia Criminal Justice Academy on August 6-8, 2023. The 3-day training includes two ICISF courses – the Basic Group […]

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School Resource Officer Basic Course

Jul. 15 - Jul. 19, 2024

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Billy Graham Law Enforcement Chaplain Training

Jun. 03 - Jun. 06, 2024

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Taser Instructor

Jun. 24 - Jun. 24, 2024

The Southwest Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academy will be hosting a Taser Instructor Class on June 24. See the attached Course Flyer and Registration Instructions. Course Flyer Bristol, VA 2024 Axon Academy Registration Instructions (1)

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2-day Centrifuge VCQB, Low Light and High-Risk Vehicle Stops Session 2 – (Class is Full)

Apr. 04 - Apr. 05, 2024

Centrifuge 2-Day Free Training April 2024 2 – Day Centrifuge Training Course Centrifuge Training, LLC, led by owner Will Petty, is set to conduct two complimentary 2-day training sessions exclusively for our member agencies. These sessions will cover tactical insights and expertise from Will Petty’s acclaimed programs, including Vehicle Close Quarter Battle (VCQB), Low Light, […]

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2-day Centrifuge VCQB, Low Light and High-Risk Vehicle Stops Session 1 – (Class is Full))

Apr. 01 - Apr. 02, 2024

Centrifuge 2-Day Free Training April 2024 2 – Day Centrifuge Training Course Centrifuge Training, LLC, led by owner Will Petty, is set to conduct two complimentary 2-day training sessions exclusively for our member agencies. These sessions will cover tactical insights and expertise from Will Petty’s acclaimed programs, including Vehicle Close Quarter Battle (VCQB), Low Light, […]

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FBI Interviewing & Interrogations Class (Class is Full)

Jul. 22 - Jul. 23, 2024

FBI Interview & Interrogation FBI Interviewing & Interrogations Class The Southwest Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academy will be hosting an Interviewing & Interrogations Class being conducted by the FBI on July 22-23, 2024.  This two-day course is designed specifically for law enforcement officers and will provide continuing education on various disciplines to include active listening, […]

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Instructor Development Course

Sep. 23 - Oct. 01, 2024

Instructor Development September 2024 7-Day Instructor Development Course The Southwest Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academy will be conducting an Instructor Development Course on September 23rd – October 1st, 2024. This is a 7-day school. Course Information ·        Class size is limited. ·        Students must have a minimum of two years’ experience with a criminal justice […]

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Struggle Well – First Responder Wellness Training DCJS

Mar. 27 - Mar. 27, 2024

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Field Training Officer School for Jail Officers

Apr. 01 - Apr. 04, 2024

Field Training Officer Jailer-April 2024 Field Training Officer School for Jail Officers Southwest Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academy will be conducting a Field Training Officer School for Jail Officers on April 1, 2024 – April 4, 2024. This training will be driven toward jail officers and their daily operations. Course Highlights ·        Elements of an […]

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63rd Dispatcher Basic

Nov. 18 - Nov. 22, 2024

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62nd Dispatcher Basic

Jun. 24 - Jun. 28, 2024

62nd Dispatcher Basic   June 24th – 28th, 2024

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Advanced Instructor Development Training

Jul. 17 - Jul. 19, 2024

Advanced Instructor Development – July 2024 Advanced Instructor Development Training  July 17-19, 2024  Advanced Instructor Development Training is a three-day interactive course designed for instructors who want to improve their presentation skills, form better classroom connections with the students, and develop greater confidence in their instructional abilities. This class will also help you develop a […]

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SWAT Basic

Jul. 15 - Jul. 19, 2024

SWAT Announcement 2024 Basic SWAT School The Southwest Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academy will be conducting a Basic SWAT School from July 15th – July 19th, 2024. This school will be taught by experienced SWAT Operators from our member agencies who will address various tactical training topics in our region. Course Topics:  This class will focus […]

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Speed Measurement Instructor Course

Jun. 17 - Jun. 20, 2024

Speed Measurement Instructor 2024 Speed Measurement Instructor Course Southwest Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academy will be conducting a Speed Measurement Instructor Course on June 17th-20th, 2024. This course will certify those who successfully complete as instructors for both Radar and LIDAR. Course Information Class size is limited. Students must have a minimum of two years’ […]

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Organizational Leadership & Problem Solving – Southern Police Institute

Jun. 10 - Jun. 14, 2024

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Freedom of Information Law Enforcement Records – FOIA (Morning Session is Full)

Mar. 28 - Mar. 28, 2024

FOIA Training 2024 Freedom of Information Law Enforcement Records The Southwest Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academy will be hosting Virginnia Freedom of Information Advisory Council Law Enforcement Records class. This course provides an overview of the procedures for making and responding to public records request and address records and procedures specific to law-enforcement such as […]

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Peer Support Critical Incident Stress Management Re-cert

Mar. 28 - Mar. 28, 2024

Peer Support Professional Pamphlet   This one-day Peer Support Critical Incident Stress Management Training is for those that have taken the Full 3-day class previously and need to complete a Re-Certification.   Registration will be handed through TRACER

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Law Enforcement Knife

Mar. 25 - Mar. 26, 2024

Law Enforcement Knife 2024 Course Title:             LAW ENFORCEMENT KNIFE 2 Day – 16 Hour DCJS In-service MIR Dates & Time:           March 25-26, 2024  0800-1700hrs Cost:                           Free – Member agencies $200 – Non-member agencies Registration: Class size is limited to 30 participants. Early registration is encouraged. Register through TRACER Contact Bobby Nichols for questions. Course Description: Prior knife […]

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Peer Support Critical Incident Stress Management

Mar. 25 - Mar. 27, 2024

Peer Support Professional Pamphlet   Registration will be handled through TRACER

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Background Investigations for Police Applicants

Mar. 14 - Mar. 15, 2024

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Women in Command (Class is Full)

Mar. 06 - Mar. 07, 2024

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Basic Human Tracking

Jun. 24 - Jun. 26, 2024

The Southwest Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academy will be conducting a Basic Human Tracking School from June 24-26, 2024. This school will be taught by experienced tracking instructors from the Dept. of Wildlife Resources tracking cadre. Course Topics: This class will focus on the basic understanding of human tracking operations to include: • Learn and […]

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ALS Less Lethal Instructor Course

Jun. 05 - Jun. 07, 2024

Instruction by: Paul Widener, ALS Certified Master Instructor This three-day certification course will prepare instructors to develop and implement departmental training programs in each of the topic areas, each of which is one day of instruction (Chemical, Impact, and NFDD). Departments desiring to become/remain certified in an individual discipline may register for a single topic […]

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Personnel Development, Assessment & Liability – Southern Police Institute

Mar. 31 - Apr. 01, 2025

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Advanced Instructor Development Training

Nov. 13 - Nov. 15, 2024

Advanced Instructor Development Training is a three-day interactive course designed for instructors who want to improve their presentation skills, form better classroom connections with the students, and develop greater confidence in their instructional abilities. This class will also help you develop a better understanding of how your communication styles and abilities impact the overall learning […]

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Field Training Officer School for Jail Officers

Nov. 04 - Nov. 07, 2024

Southwest Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academy will be conducting a Field Training Officer School for Jail Officers on November 4, 2024 – November 7, 2024. This training will be driven toward jail officers and their daily operations. Course Highlights Elements of an Effective FTO Program Teaching Ethical Decision Making Motivation Techniques for FTO’s The Daily […]

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2-Day Surviving Verbal Conflict

Oct. 30 - Oct. 31, 2024

Southwest Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academy will be offering a “2-Day Surviving Verbal Conflict” class to be held at the Academy. This class will be on October 30-31, 2024, and is being taught by Surviving Verbal Conflict instructors. Course Objectives Improve public safety professionals’ verbal communications skills. Learn proven verbal abuse deflection and redirection techniques. Diffuse […]

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First Amendment Audits / The U.S. Constitution Training

Oct. 28 - Oct. 28, 2024

The Southwest Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academy will be offering a “1A Audits / United States Constitution Class” to be held at the Academy on October 28, 2024. This class is a joint collaboration between the Virginia Attorney General’s Office and the Southwest Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academy. Course Description: Recorded interactions with police spread […]

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First-Line Supervisor Training

Oct. 21 - Oct. 25, 2024

The Southwest Virgina Criminal Justice Training Academy will be conducting a First-Line Supervisors School on October 21-25, 2024. Training Topics Include: FOIA/Media Relations Response to Resistance Managing Hypervigilance Civil Liability Employment Law Supervising Multiple Generations Duty to Intervene Officer Induced Jeopardy Surviving Verbal Conflict Leadership and Ethics Dealing with Toxic Employees   Tuition: Free to […]

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Court Security Basic

Oct. 16 - Oct. 18, 2024

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Leading From the Trenches

Oct. 14 - Oct. 15, 2024

Leading from the Trenches Leading from the Trenches is a class designed for non-supervisory law enforcement, corrections and communications officers to realize and embrace their leadership roles within their organizations. Officers often believe that they have little or no value within the organization except to make arrests, write reports and issue citations. The reality is […]

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Civil Process Basic

Oct. 14 - Oct. 16, 2024

October 14th – 16th, 2024

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Strategic Management for 21st Century Policing – Southern Police Institute

Oct. 07 - Oct. 11, 2024

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89th Jailor Basic School

Oct. 04 - Dec. 13, 2024

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Crisis Intervention Training

Sep. 23 - Sep. 27, 2024

The Southwest Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academy will be hosting a five-day, forty-hour (40) Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) training from September 23 through September 27, 2024. The course is open to current law enforcement officers, corrections officers, mental health professionals, health care professionals and other specialist’s integral to the recognition and treatment of mental illness. […]

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Field Training Officer School for Law Enforcement

Sep. 09 - Sep. 13, 2024

Southwest Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academy will be conducting a Field Training Officer School for Law Enforcement on September 9, 2024 – September 13, 2024. This training will be driven toward Law Enforcement Officers and their daily operations. Course Highlights Elements of an Effective FTO Program Teaching Ethical Decision Making Motivation Techniques for FTO’s The […]

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Patrol Rifle Instructor – Team One Network

Aug. 12 - Aug. 16, 2024

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88th Jailor Basic School

Jul. 26 - Oct. 04, 2024

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Advanced Search and Seizure

Jun. 25 - Jun. 25, 2024

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Tactical Ballistic Shield Instructor – Team One Network

Jun. 12 - Jun. 14, 2024

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Organizational Leadership & Problem Solving – Southern Police Institute

Dec. 21 - Dec. 21, 2023

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Mechanical Breaching & Tactical Ballistic Shield Instructor Course

Jun. 10 - Jun. 14, 2024

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Mechanical Breaching “Team One Network”

Jun. 10 - Jun. 12, 2024

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Centrifuge VCQB Instructor (Class is Full)

May. 27 - May. 31, 2024

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First-Line Supervisor Training

May. 13 - May. 17, 2024

The Southwest Virgina Criminal Justice Training Academy will be conducting a First-Line Supervisors School on May 13-17, 2024. Training Topics Include: FOIA/Media Relations Response to Resistance Managing Hypervigilance Civil Liability Employment Law Supervising Multiple Generations Duty to Intervene Officer Induced Jeopardy Surviving Verbal Conflict Leadership and Ethics Dealing with Toxic Employees Tuition: Free to member […]

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87th Jailor Basic School

Apr. 05 - Jun. 07, 2024

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Crisis Intervention Training (Class is Full)

Apr. 01 - Apr. 05, 2024

The Southwest Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academy will be hosting a five-day, forty-hour (40) Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) training from April 1 through April 5 2024. The course is open to current law enforcement officers, corrections officers, mental health professionals, health care professionals and other specialist’s integral to the recognition and treatment of mental illness. Highlights: […]

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Leading from the Trenches (Class is Full)

Mar. 13 - Mar. 14, 2024

Leading from the Trenches is a class designed for non-supervisory law enforcement, corrections and communications officers to realize and embrace their leadership roles within their organizations. Officers often believe that they have little or no value within the organization except to make arrests, write reports and issue citations. The reality is that an organizations true […]

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Pistol Mounted Optics Instructor – Bristol, VA

Mar. 12 - Mar. 14, 2024

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First Amendment Audits / The U.S. Constitution Training

Feb. 12 - Feb. 12, 2024

The Southwest Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academy will be offering a “1A Audits / United States Constitution Class” to be held at the Academy on February 12, 2024. This class is a joint collaboration between the Virginia Attorney General’s Office and the Southwest Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academy. Course Description: Recorded interactions with police spread […]

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Crisis Intervention Training

Feb. 05 - Feb. 09, 2024

The Southwest Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academy will be hosting a five-day, forty-hour (40) Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) training from February 5 through February 9, 2024. The course is open to current law enforcement officers, corrections officers, mental health professionals, health care professionals and other specialist’s integral to the recognition and treatment of mental illness. […]

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86th Jailor Basic School

Jan. 26 - Mar. 29, 2024

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Law Enforcement Grant Writing 101™

Jan. 18 - Jan. 19, 2024

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Advanced Instructor Development Training

Jan. 15 - Jan. 17, 2024

Advanced Instructor Development Training is a three-day interactive course designed for instructors who want to improve their presentation skills, form better classroom connections with the students, and develop greater confidence in their instructional abilities. This class will also help you develop a better understanding of how your communication styles and abilities impact the overall learning […]

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Hillsdale College Law Enforcement U.S. Constitution Instructor’s Course

Jan. 11 - Jan. 12, 2024

The Southwest Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academy will be hosting the Hillsdale College Law Enforcement U.S. Constitution Instructor’s Course on January 11-12, 2024 at our academy. This is the first time that the class is being offered off-site from the campus of Hillsdale College. This 1 1/2 day class will involve a deep dive into […]

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Leadership Basics

Jan. 02 - Feb. 02, 2024

This program is intended for newly promoted supervisors as well as aspiring sworn and civilian employees. The program is focused on the key elements of leadership. Spanning four weeks, this virtual class consists of bi-weekly virtual live classes. The students will have at-home assignments to supplement each week’s lesson. This virtual class will afford students […]

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My CS Test

Oct. 26 - Oct. 31, 2023

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121st Law Enforcement Basic School

Apr. 12 - Aug. 31, 2023

Pre-Testing for P.T. Entry Standards will be held on Tuesday, March 28th at 1:00 pm. Agencies are encouraged to send officers that are registered to attend but it is not required. Orientation will begin at 1:00 pm on April 12, 2023. Entry Level Registration / Physical Form can be found on the Forms Page. State […]

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FBI-LEEDA Executive Leadership Institute (ELI)

Aug. 28 - Sep. 01, 2023

The Executive Leadership Institute (ELI) is part three of the three-step leadership series that makes up the FBI-LEEDA Trilogy. This cutting-edge program is designed for executive-level law enforcement leaders and focuses on the challenges facing our profession today.  This highly-interactive program follows the FBI-LEEDA “Cops Talking to Cops” model of professional development. The Institute uses […]

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Crisis Intervention Training

Sep. 11 - Sep. 15, 2023

The Southwest Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academy will be hosting a five-day, forty-hour (40) Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) training from September 11 through September 15, 2023. The course is open to current law enforcement officers, corrections officers, mental health professionals, health care professionals and other specialist’s integral to the recognition and treatment of mental illness. […]

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Court Security Basic

Oct. 18 - Oct. 20, 2023

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Civil Process Basic

Oct. 16 - Oct. 18, 2023

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Instructor Development School

Jun. 19 - Jun. 27, 2023

The Southwest Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academy will be conducting an Instructor Development Course on June 19 – 27, 2023. This is a 7-day school. Course Information Class size is limited. Students must have a minimum of two years’ experience with a criminal justice agency to be accepted. Students who successfully complete the Instructor’s Development […]

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Advanced Instructor Development Training

Sep. 13 - Sep. 15, 2023

Advanced Instructor Development Training is a three-day interactive course designed for instructors who want to improve their presentation skills, form better classroom connections with the students, and develop greater confidence in their instructional abilities. This class will also help you develop a better understanding of how your communication styles and abilities impact the overall learning […]

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85th Jailor Basic School

Oct. 13 - Dec. 13, 2023

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84th Jailor Basic School

Aug. 11 - Oct. 12, 2023

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122nd Law Enforcement Basic School

Jul. 19 - Dec. 07, 2023

Pre-Testing for P.T. Entry Standards will be held on Wednesday, June 28th at 10:00 am. Agencies are encouraged to send officers that are registered to attend but it is not required. Orientation will begin at 10:00 am on July 19, 2023. Entry Level Registration / Physical Form can be found on the Forms Page. State […]

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Field Training Officer School for Jail Officers

Oct. 23 - Oct. 26, 2023

Field Training Officer Jailer-October 2023 Field Training Officer School for Jail Officers Southwest Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academy will be conducting a Field Training Officer School for Jail Officers on October 23, 2023 – October 26, 2023. This training will be driven toward jail officers and their daily operations. Course Highlights Elements of an Effective […]

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Field Training Officer School for Law Enforcement

Sep. 18 - Sep. 22, 2023

Field Training Officer LE-September 2023 Field Training Officer School for Law Enforcement Southwest Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academy will be conducting a Field Training Officer School for Law Enforcement on September 18, 2023 – September 22, 2023. This training will be driven toward Law Enforcement Officers and their daily operations. Course Highlights Elements of an […]

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Driver Training Instructor School

Jul. 21 - Jul. 28, 2023

Driver Training Instructor 2023 Driver Training Instructor School Southwest Va. Criminal Justice Training Academy will be conducting a Driver Training Instructor School on July 21st – July 28th, 2023.  This is a 6-day school. Course Information  July 21st will be taught at the academy. July 24th – July 28th will be taught at Walter State […]

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61st Dispatcher Basic

Nov. 27 - Dec. 01, 2023

Dispatcher Entry Level Enrollment Form 2021

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60th Dispatcher Basic

Jun. 26 - Jun. 30, 2023

Dispatcher Entry Level Enrollment Form 2021

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Basic SWAT School

Oct. 09 - Oct. 13, 2023

SWAT Announcement 2023 Basic SWAT School The Southwest Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academy will be conducting a Basic SWAT School from October 9 – October 13, 2023. This school will be taught by experienced SWAT Operators from our member agencies who will address various tactical training topics in our region. Course Topics:  This class will […]

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Basic Patrol Rifle

Oct. 30 - Nov. 01, 2023

Patrol Rifle 2023 Basic Patrol Rifle School Development Topics Covered Basic Operational Fundamentals Shooting Positions Use of the Sling Tactical Transition Techniques (Rifle to Handgun) Shooting While Moving Tactical Loading Weapon Stoppages Maintenance and Cleaning    Equipment Required Patrol Rifle with Sling (Preferably in .223 Caliber) Iron Sights are recommended, Optics are permissible Three 30 […]

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First-Line Supervisor Training for Correctional Officers

Jul. 10 - Jul. 13, 2023

First-Line Supervisor Corrections July 2023 First-Line Supervisor Training for Correctional Officers The Southwest Virgina Criminal Justice Training Academy will be conducting a First-Line Supervisors School for Correctional Officers on July 10-13, 2023. Training Topics Include: Supervising Multiple Generations Response to Resistance Managing Hypervigilance Civil Liability Employment Law  Dealing with Toxic Employees Duty to Intervene Officer […]

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First-Line Supervisor Training for Law Enforcement Officers

Nov. 13 - Nov. 17, 2023

First-Line Supervisor LE November 2023 First-Line Supervisor Training for Law Enforcement Officers The Southwest Virgina Criminal Justice Training Academy will be conducting a First-Line Supervisors School for Law Enforcement Officers on November 13–17, 2023. Training Topics Include: FOIA/Media Relations Response to Resistance/Pursuit Management Managing Hypervigilance Civil Liability Employment Law Supervising Multiple Generations Duty to Intervene […]

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Reid Interview and Interrogation (4 Day)

Dec. 04 - Dec. 07, 2023

The Southwest Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academy will be hosting a Reid Interview and Advanced Interrogation Class on December 4 – 7, 2023. Registration for the class is through REID. 4 Day Bristol VA | John E. Reid and Associates, Inc.

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Interviewing and Interrogation (FBI)

Aug. 07 - Aug. 08, 2023

The Federal Bureau of Investigation will be conducting an Interviewing and Interrogation Class on August 7-8, 2023 at the Southwest Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academy. This two-day course is designed specifically for law enforcement officers and will provide continuing education on various disciplines to include active listening, detecting deception, cognitive interviewing, strategic introduction of evidence, […]

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GLOCK Armorer Course

Nov. 06 - Nov. 06, 2023

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1A Audits / The U.S. Constitution

Sep. 27 - Sep. 27, 2023

1A Audits-Constitution Class – Sept The Southwest Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academy will be offering a “1A Audits / United States Constitution Class” to be held at the Academy on September 27, 2023. This class is a joint collaboration between the Virginia Attorney General’s Office and the Southwest Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academy. Course Description: […]

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1A Audits / The U.S. Constitution

Jul. 18 - Jul. 18, 2023

1A Audits-Constitution Class The Southwest Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academy will be offering a “1A Audits / United States Constitution Class” to be held at the Academy on July 18, 2023. This class is a joint collaboration between the Virginia Attorney General’s Office and the Southwest Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academy. Course Description: Recorded interactions […]

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Pistol Mounted Optics Instructor Course “Team One Network”

Oct. 24 - Oct. 26, 2023

Pistol Mounted Optics Instructor Course The Southwest Virginia Criminal Justice Academy will be hosting a Pistol Mounted Optics Instructor Course presented by the Team One Network on October 24 – 26, 2023. New technology has made advancement in optics and electronics. This has led to the popularity of Red Dot Optics in the military, law […]

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Trauma Informed Sexual Assault Investigations

Sep. 18 - Sep. 19, 2023

The Office of the Attorney General is launching a training series on conducting trauma informed sexual assault investigations.  The training content is primarily focused on law enforcement response, but the training content is useful for other disciplines that work with victims of sexual assault (those on MDT as well as others, i.e. Dispatch, EMS, Victim […]

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Advance Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement ARIDE

Jul. 26 - Jul. 27, 2023

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Advance Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement ARIDE

Jul. 24 - Jul. 25, 2023

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Calibre Press “Women in Command”

Sep. 20 - Sep. 21, 2023

Women in Command is an energetic and interactive two-day course conceived, constructed, and taught by successful female law enforcement executives. Being a female leader in a male-dominated profession has its own distinct set of challenges and leading in today’s climate has created more obstacles than ever before. Female leaders have unique ideas, insight, and solutions […]

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Officer Involved Shooting Investigations

Sep. 27 - Sep. 28, 2023

The Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) will be holding an “Officer Involved Shooting Investigations” Class at the Southwest Virginia Criminal Justice Academy on September 27 -28, 2023. The class will be presented by Professional Law Enforcement Training, LLC. Registration is through DCJS by using the link at the bottom of the page. Course […]

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Precision Immobilization Technique (P.I.T.) Training (Class is Full)

Aug. 03 - Aug. 04, 2023

The Southwest Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academy will be conducting a Precision Immobilization Technique (P.I.T.) Class on August 3 – 4, 2023. Course Description: This course is designed to provide the law enforcement officer with the skills and knowledge necessary to properly perform the Precision Immobilization Technique (P.I.T.) while enabling officers to maintain officer safety […]

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Precision Immobilization Technique (P.I.T.) Training (Class is Full)

Jul. 31 - Aug. 01, 2023

The Southwest Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academy will be conducting a Precision Immobilization Technique (P.I.T.) Class on July 31 – August 1, 2023. Course Description: This course is designed to provide the law enforcement officer with the skills and knowledge necessary to properly perform the Precision Immobilization Technique (P.I.T.) while enabling officers to maintain officer […]

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Combined In-Service Training

Dec. 11 - Dec. 14, 2023

Combined In-Service 2023 Course Description Combined In-Service Training The Southwest Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academy will be hosting a 32 hour Combined In-Service Training on December 11-14, 2023, at the academy.  See the training schedule below. Dress Code: Dress code while attending academy training is business casual. No jeans or T-shirts are permitted. Training Fee: […]

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Instructor Development Course (Class Full)

Mar. 04 - Mar. 12, 2024

Instructor Development 2024 7-Day Instructor Development Application Course Description Instructor Development Course The Southwest Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academy will be conducting an Instructor Development Course on March 4th – 12th, 2024. This is a 7-day school. Course Information Class size is limited. Students must have a minimum of two years’ experience with a criminal […]

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123rd Law Enforcement Basic School

Jan. 08 - May. 23, 2024

Pre-Testing for P.T. Entry Standards will be held on Wednesday, December 13th at 1:00 pm. Agencies are encouraged to send officers that are registered to attend but it is not required. Orientation will begin at 11:00 am on January 5, 2024. Entry Level Registration / Physical Form can be found on the Forms Page. State […]

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124th Law Enforcement Basic School

Apr. 08 - Aug. 29, 2024

Pre-Testing for P.T. Entry Standards will be held on Wednesday, March 13th at 1:00 pm. Agencies are encouraged to send officers that are registered to attend but it is not required. Orientation will begin at 9:00 am on April 5, 2024. Entry Level Registration / Physical Form can be found on the Forms Page. State […]

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125th Law Enforcement Basic School

Jul. 22 - Dec. 12, 2024

Pre-Testing for P.T. Entry Standards will be held on Wednesday, June 26th at 9:00 am. Agencies are encouraged to send officers that are registered to attend but it is not required. Orientation will begin at 9:00 am on July 19, 2024. Entry Level Registration / Physical Form can be found on the Forms Page. State […]

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Domestic Extremism and Violent Extremism Awareness

Nov. 01 - Nov. 02, 2023

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On-Line Training Session 3

Sep. 05 - Dec. 06, 2023

TRN 2023 Session 3 On-Line Courses

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Below 100

Oct. 13 - Oct. 13, 2023

Below 100 10-13-2023 Below 100 Southwest Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academy will be hosting a Below 100 class being taught by VACORP instructors. The class will be held on October 13, 2023, 8:00am – 12:00pm. Course Highlights This class is to influence law enforcement culture by providing innovative training and awareness, through presentations, social media, […]

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