Class Orientation and Welcome
Participants are introduced to the Academy Staff and fellow classmates. The Chief of Police and his command staff are introduced. State Certification and National Accreditation will be discussed. Light refreshments are available for participants and staff. A tour of the facility and a brief history of our department will be presented by the Chief of Police.
Officer Survival/Mechanics of Arrest
Techniques involving officer survival are discussed. Student will view videotapes regarding officer shootings and survival techniques. Participants will perform practical exercises searching rooms and buildings. Domestic disputes will also be discussed within this block of instruction. The PRISM Simulator will be utilized during this section of the academy. This simulator will place participants in shoot-don’t shoot situations. Students are also introduced to proper handcuffing techniques, as well as the use of force continuum.
Criminal Investigations Division/Crime Scene Processing
Members of the Criminal Investigation Division present this course. Participants will be exposed to the structure of the Investigative Division as well as interview techniques, investigative tactics and available resources. Juvenile offenses will be discussed during this block of instruction. Techniques for crime scene processing and evidence gathering are discussed. Participants will conduct a practical exercise processing a mock crime scene.
Participants will be introduced to the different drugs that affect our community. Topics included will be drug recognition and intervention programs. The class will be supplemented by a variety of visual aids.
Traffic Laws/Traffic Investigations/DUI Investigations
Participants are introduced to the Georgia Motor Vehicle Law. Other topics that are presented will include traffic direction, vehicle pullovers, officer safety and pursuits actions, and officer responsibilities.
The laws regarding DUI cases are discussed along with techniques officers use in determining if a driver is safe to operate a motor vehicle.
The Juvenile Officer will present an overview of procedures for dealing with the special needs and responsibilities relating to the arrest and processing of juvenile offenders.
Internet Crime/Identity Theft
The officer assigned to this program will discuss internet safety and prevention techniques to help protect your children from being victims of sexual predators. Also, the class will present information on how to guard against Identity Theft and what actions you should take if you become a victim.
SWAT Team Operations/Communications 911 Center
The Special Response Team Members of the Griffin Police Department will discuss their responsibilities and tactical operations abilities. A field demonstration is provided.
911 Center operations are discussed. Participants are given a tour of the communications center and will see how emergency calls are received, processed and dispatched.
PRISM Simulator Training
Participants will be allowed to experience and shoot the PRISM Simulator at the Griffin Police Department. This computer-aided instrument will place students in shoot-don’t shoot situations. This is usually one of the highlights of the academy.
Attendees will participate in both classroom and live-fire training held at the Griffin Gun Range.
For further information contact Captain Dwayne Jones or Lt. Darrel Dix
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