Additional Training Opportunities

“Victims of Child Pornography & Human Trafficking”
FREE Regional Training

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Child Protective Investigative Teams (including District Attorney Generals’ Offices, law enforcement agencies, TNDCS CPS Investigators, Child Advocacy Center Staffs, mental and medical health providers, and Juvenile Court staffs across east TN), Government Leaders, and Business & Community Partners across East Tennessee of the increasing issues currently facing the innocent and unsuspecting children of our region, please register to attend one of the training dates listed below.

PRESENTERS
Tom Evans, Special Investigator – ICAC TASK FORCE, Knoxville PD
Elizabeth Appleton, Victim Specialist - FBI
Jama Walker, Special Agent – TBI
Natalie Ivey, Director of Advocacy & Outreach – Community Coalition Against Human Trafficking

DATES & LOCATIONS: 8:30 am until 4:00 pm (Lunch provided)
August 27 – Sevier County Utility District, 420 Robert Henderson Rd., Sevierville, Tennessee 37862
September 24 – Comfort Inn, 433 S. Rutgers Ave., Oak Ridge, TN 37830
October 15 – Family Justice Center, 5705 Uptain Rd., Chattanooga, TN 37411
November 19 – Bruton Smith Bldg. at Bristol Motor Speedway, 151 Speedway Blvd. (off of Volunteer Pky.), Bristol, TN 37620.

Please Register at www.safeharborcac.com. For More information contact Laura Reagan or Lisa Slay at 865.774.1777. 

 

2019 Annual Basic Clan Lab Recertification

Please plan to attend the class in the geographical location which is most convenient for you. These are the only recerts which will be conducted in 2019 by the TDDTF.

2019 Recertification Highlights
• Meth Trends and Statistics
• ACS Container Program
• Legislative Updates
• TDDTF Status Report
• DI3 Intelligence Database
• Intelligence Sharing
• Annual Meth Recertification

Wednesday, September 18, 2019
8:00 am – 5:00 pm EST
Hamilton County
Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office Annex
6233 Dayton Boulevard, Chattanooga, TN

Wednesday, October 23, 2019
8:00 am – 5:00 pm EST
Hawkins County
Hawkins County Rescue Squad Building
955 E. McKinney Avenue, Rogersville, TN

TO REGISTER, RSVP at least two weeks before recertification date to Caity Lemacks at caity.lemacks@tn.gov or (423)752-1479.

Please provide your name, agency, e-mail address and phone number for registration.
For additional information, contact TDDTF Office at (423)752-1479.

 

Narcotics Enforcement & Trafficking Investigations in Hotel/Motel & Parcel/Freight Carriers
August 27-28, 2019
Denmark, TN

Hosted by: Northeast Counterdrug Training Center & Madison County Sheriff’s Office
Cost: Free
Law Enforcement & Military Personnel Only

Registration for this training DOES NOT confirm your enrollment in the course. NCTC makes its student selections 45-60 days before the start of the course, at which time you will receive an email if your registration is accepted.

This course focuses on hotel/motel and parcel/freight interdiction and provides an update on legal and constitutional issues related to each interdiction technique. Students will identify each of the seven exceptions to the search warrant rule with emphasis upon stop & frisk, search incident to arrest, probable cause, plain view, plain feel, inventory, and consent. The class will express a working knowledge of the parcel and freight carrier system and the labeling practices for each.

QUESTIONS? CALL NCTC AT 717-861-2070

Click here to register.

 

Basic Clandestine Laboratory Certification Courses
September 9-13, 2019
October 7-11, 2019
Bell Buckle, TN

The Tennessee Dangerous Drugs Task Force (TDDTF) will conduct two separate Basic Clandestine Laboratory Certification Courses that will include Level A Certification on September 9-13, 2019 and October 7-11, 2019 at the Tennessee Fire Service and Codes Enforcement Academy (2161 Unionville-Deason Road, Bell Buckle, TN 37020). There are limited slots available for these classes. Slots will be filled based on a regional assessment. Nominations from previous classes are not kept on file. Please resubmit a new one for this course. 

This course will qualify attendees to work in a clandestine laboratory environment, per Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Regulations (29 CFR 1910). Most costs associated with this training, including lodging, meals, investigative equipment and supplies will be paid by the Task Force. Overnight accommodations have been reserved at the facility and meals will be served on premises. Attendees will have to incur at their own expense, transportation costs to and from the training site. Students within commuting distance (50 miles) are not eligible to stay overnight; however, they may stay at the facility at their own expense.

If your agency is interested in submitting nominations, click here to complete the nomination form and either submit electronically via the “submit” button, scan and email to caity.lemacks@tn.gov, fax it to (423) 267-8983 (no cover needed), or send via U.S. Mail to the address listed on this letterhead. If you are submitting more than one nomination for individuals within your agency, please make sure to fill in the selection order (1, 2, 3, etc.) portion of the form. This will help us determine in what order to select individuals if we are not able to accommodate all nominations. Nominations for this training MUST be received by close of business on July 15, 2019. 

Once we receive your nomination(s) and selections have been made, we will send an e-mail to inform you and your supervisor if you were accepted into the course or not. Selection results will be sent out no later than July 26, 2019.

NOTE: If you are already Basic Clan Lab Certified, you are NOT eligible to attend either of these courses. We understand many clan lab technicians would like to obtain Level A certification and we are working on separate courses for certified techs that will be announced at a later date. 

Please contact the TDDTF office at (423) 752-1479 or via email at caity.lemacks@tn.gov if you have any questions.

 

Armorer’s Courses - AR-15/M4 Remington M870
September 9-10, 2019 and September 11-12, 2019
Crossville, TN

Courses presented by Triton Training Group in coordination with the Fairfield Glade Police Department.

Remington 870
September 9-10, 2019 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. $400.00

AR-15/M-4 (Non-Manufacturer Specific)
September 11-12, 2019 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. $400.00

Class room materials and tools will be provided by Triton Training Group, with the exception of the 870 class, students will be required to bring an 870 to class. Each class will provide an in-depth education on the platform to include detailed disassembly, trouble shooting, cleaning and maintenance and inspection. Certificates provided are good for 3 years and include post class support with assistance as needed.

Triton Training Group can be reached for registration at 276-266-4254 or LE@tritontraininggroup.com

Questions regarding the Host location can be directed to: Major Wesley Pemberton (937) 484-3785 or wpemberton@fairfieldglade.cc

 

Video Examinations for the Police Investigator
September 12-13, 2019
Murfreesboro, TN

The most prolific source of evidence available to investigators comes from video images… but how prepared are your officers?

This dynamic hands-on course guides investigators through the process of examining video evidence in the course of sensitive investigations.

Specialized investigative techniques explore the hidden details in body worn video, in-car video, and in other sources of CCTV evidence that are critical to Use of Force, Speed Estimation, Violent Crimes, and Identification related cases.

This class, taught by Grant Fredericks, is designed specifically for criminal-investigators with no previous video training.

From the crime scene to the courtroom, this two day class prepares investigators to get the most from their video evidence and provides 16 hours of POST Credit.

Save 10% with the Early Bird Discount! Register by 07/18/2019 for only $355.

Click here to register.

 

Autism and the Law Enforcement Response
Chattanooga - September 16, 2019
Denmark - September 17, 2019

This course will provide criminal justice personnel with a basic understanding of autism and how individuals with autism behave, communicate, and react in various situations. Furthermore, it will address high-risk and crisis incidents and provide tips and strategies to defuse and deescalate the situation. Additionally, it will address how to conduct interviews involving victims, witnesses and suspects who have autism. It will also provide strategies for search and recovery efforts of missing persons with autism and how to partner with the autism community.

Topics covered include typical law enforcement contacts, crisis intervention techniques, interview techniques, missing persons, arrest and restraint, de-escalation techniques, tools of disclosure, and available resources. 

This course will provide criminal justice personnel with a basic understanding of autism and how individuals with autism behave, communicate, and react in various situations. Furthermore, it will address high-risk and crisis incidents and provide tips and strategies to defuse and deescalate the situation. Additionally, it will address how to conduct interviews involving victims, witnesses and suspects who have autism. It will also provide strategies for search and recovery efforts of missing persons with autism and how to partner with the autism community.

Autism Tennessee is making this training available to all Tennessee criminal justice personnel for free. It's designed for criminal justice personnel who might have contact with individuals on the autism spectrum; officers, 911 operators, public service aides, and victim advocates. 

Topics covered include typical law enforcement contacts, crisis intervention techniques, interview techniques, missing persons, arrest and restraint, de-escalation techniques, tools of disclosure, and available resources. 

Early registration is $125 through August 27, 2019. After August 27th, registration will increase to $150.

Click here to register for Chattanooga.

Click here to register for Denmark.

 

Chief Law Enforcement Offiver Retreat
September 29-October 1, 2019
Asheville, NC

KNOWING THE GOD WHO PROTECTS AND SERVES
Get away and be refreshed at the Billy Graham Rapid Response Team’s Chief Law Enforcement Officer Retreat in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. Bring your spouse and be encouraged by speakers who will discuss the unique issues faced by officers and share insights from God’s Word.

Location: The Cove, Asheville, North Carolina
$75/individual • $125/married couple (includes on-site lodging, food, sessions, and materials)

For more information or to register, call The Cove at 828-771-4800.

 

Cops in Court
October 3, 2019
Algood, TN

This course teaches law enforcement officers the challenges and difficulties associated with impaired driving cases. It also includes a mock trail presentation in which each officer experiences a direct and cross examination. Prosecutors are encouraged to participate in the mock trial presentation.

A registration form must be completed for each person requesting attendance. Each registration form must be returned to Pat Hayes via fax to (615) 253-6735 or via email to pmhayes@tndagc.org.  

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