Courses below are listed in chronological order. Click on the course name to view the course flyer and registration instructions.
Crisis Intervention (40 hrs.) FREE
(See Dates and Locations Below)
Sponsored by Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office and Santa Clara County Department of Mental Health,
will provide peace officers and dispatchers with the skills and knowledge to recognize individuals with
mental illness, identify potential disorders, and minimize escalations in contacts with mentally ill
individuals. Training focuses on developing techniques for approaching the mentally ill
(including individuals with developmental disabilities), communication, de-escalation, and
listening skills, suicide risk factors, the "SUICIDE BY COP" phenomenon, cultural issues,
case study presentations, community resources, and officer wellness.
Click on links for course flyers and enrollment.
CIT – July 8-12, 2013; (0800-1700); Morgan Hill
CIT – September 16-20, 2013; (0800-1700); Morgan Hill
Click Here to Enroll in July Course.
CIT – December 2-6, 2013; (0800-1700); Morgan Hill
Click Here to Enroll in September Course.
Click Here to Enroll in December Course.
Basic SWAT Course (80 hrs.) $800
(May 13-24, 2013; San Jose; 0700-1600
THIS COURSE IS FULL.
(Future courses will be scheduled as resources permit.)
This 80-hour course is designed to be introductory training for individuals who are assigned to a SWAT-Tactical Team. Topics address the basic concepts of SWAT, and include practical applications and problem solving simulations as effective learning methods. This course meets the P.O.S.T.
SWAT operational guidelines and standardized training recommendations. POST Plan IV.
Click on course title for more information.
Basic Police Academy (Approx. 930 hrs.) (Aug. 20, 2013 - Feb. 13, 2014; Morgan Hill)
Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office POST-certified Regular Basic Academy is open to outside agencies.
2012 TMS Conference Blue Rosters Part 1
2012 TMS Conference Blue Rosters Part 2