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Bulletproof Mind

Lieutenant Colonel Dave Grossman, USA (Ret.), has made major contributions to the fields of human aggression, society violence, and violent crime. 

8/16/2016

Training for Ambush Situations

According to the FBI, the second largest circumstance where law enforcement officers were killed 2001-2010 was in ambush situations (22 percent). 

7/13/2016

Targeting Critical Infrastructure

Attacks on critical infrastructure have become a growing concern for governments, private providers and law enforcement. 

7/13/2016

Downed Officer/Civilian Rescue

Rescuing a downed officer/civilian who is still in the line of fire is a skill that is not often taught. 

7/13/2016

Law Enforcement Duty Knife

The duty knife is a valuable tool that is carried by many officers for use as a general utility device, for evidence collection, and under certain extreme circumstances even as a life-saving device. 

7/13/2016

Blue Courage Offers Support

This course will enhance the capacity of our officers through education, practices, tools and processes to serve with courage and honor. 

4/12/2016

Speed Enforcement Certification

This class is a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) 40-hour Radar/Lidar Operator Course

4/12/2016

Characteristics of an Armed Gunman

Is there something about the way the person is walking? 

4/12/2016

New Course: Dynamic Vehicle Operations

Year after year, car crashes are one of the leading causes of death in the line of duty. 

3/3/2016

Ohio Public Records

Find out why, if you’re an undercover officer, your birthday is a public record but your photograph is not.

3/3/2016

Testifying in Court Boot Camp

Do you feel anxious or nervous about testifying in court? 

3/3/2016

IED/Bomb Week

The threat of Improvised Explosive Device (IED)/Bomb attacks is a global problem. 

2/9/2016

Understanding the Impact of PTSD on Combat Veterans

This four-hour seminar is designed to provide all attendees with an understanding of the veteran’s wartime experience, the devastating impact of the exposure to multiple traumatic events, the complications of coming home to an environment that could promote the isolation and abandonment, and those triggers that both elicit and aggravate potentially volatile and high-risk situations. 

2/9/2016

Community Diversity Instructor Update

Do you currently teach the Community Diversity topic in either a Peace Officer basic training class, a Corrections Officer basic training class, a Jailer Basic training class, or a Private Security basic training class? 

2/9/2016

More from the OPOTA Course Catalog

Managing Confidential Informants

2/9/2016

Picture This: Getting Quality Crime-Scene Photos

Photographs are used in just about every court case that goes to trial, so knowing how to properly take crime scene photographs and operate cameras are vital to a solid investigation.  

1/21/2016
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