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                                                                                                                              THOMAS E. SMITH, CHIEF OF POLICE

                   Saint Paul Police Department

                                                                                                                    PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE

Just Added:
Grant Management Workshop - March 1-2, 2016

Pistol Skills for Female Enforcers - June 1-2, 2016

Report Writing for Law Enforcement - March 14, 2016

Police Cyclist Course - May 23-26, 2016

CalibrePress: Tactics in Traffic (TNT) - January 19, 2016


Coming Soon:
-CalibrePress: The Tactical Leader (03/08/2016)
-CalibrePress: The BulletProof Warrior featuring Lt. Col. Dave    Grossman & Lt. Jim Glennon (05/11-05/12/2016)
-GLOCK Armorer (08/09-08/11/2016)
-Remington Armorer (08/23/2016)

Also in 2016:
Tactical Team Combatives

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AERKO - Full refund outside of 2 weeks prior to class. 50% refund for cancellations within 2 weeks of class.
Calibre Press - Full refund outside of 2 weeks notice prior to class start date, otherwise credit offered.
Inside the Tape (D. Newman) - Credit offered for cancellations more than 5 days ahead of class date. No refund for cancellations/no shows w/in 5 days.
Interview & Interrogation (N. Nelson) - Can cancel up to the day of the class. No financial obligation due to cancellation.

L.O.C.K.U.P. - Full refund if more than 30 days prior to class. Full credit toward another L.O.C.K.U.P. course if w/in 30 days. No refunds for No Shows or cancellations made w/in 3 weeks of course.
Specialized Armament (K. Elmore) - Full refund outside of 30 days prior to class. Credit only w/in 30 days of class.
SPPD & All Other Courses - Credit only for cancellations w/in 2 weeks. No refunds or credit for No Shows.

SPPD'S Professional Development Institute provides quality, affordable courses that have been rated excellent by active police and correction officers!  We strive to set the trends, not follow them!

 Sergeant Amanda Heu 
Phone:            (651) 266-5652

Association of Training Officers of Minnesota (A.T.O.M.)

Minnesota BCA



Course Evaluations (coming soon)
Due to recent policy changes, any credit owed/obtained can only be applied toward a class from the same company (e.g., cancellation on a SPPD course will result in a credit for another SPPD course only (i.e. Intructor(s) is/are SPPD or SPPD Staff). It cannot be applied toward CalibrePress, LOCKUP, etc.
Date of Course Title of Course Intructor(s):
Jan 23, 2015  Calibre Press: TNT-Tactics in Traffic   Calibre Press Staff
Jan 26-30, 2015  LOCKUP Intermediate Instructor Course  Lt Kevin Dillon (Ret) and Staff
Feb 18-19, 2015 Grant Management Course   Grant Writing USA
March 2, 2015  Basic K-9 Handler - Must Apply Directly to K-9 Unit  SPPD K-9 Staff
March 9, 2015  Calibre Press: Female Enforcers  Calibre Press Staff
March 10, 2015 Report Writing for Law Enforcement  Officer Terry Erdman - SPPD
Mar 24-25, 2015  LOCKUP: Overcoming Size Differences for Female Enforcers  Lt Kevin Dillon/Lt Toni Weinbeck
March 26, 2015 MN Data Practices  Cmdr Dan Malmgren-SPPD
April 1-3, 2015 Vice/Prostitution/Human Trafficking Investigation (SOLD OUT)  SPPD Staff
April 7, 2015  Inside the Tape: Homicide Scene Management for Patrol   Det. David Newman (Ret)
April 14-16, 2015  Essentials of Investigation SOLD OUT  Gary Graff (FBI-Ret) / Iris Dalley
April 22-23, 2015  Background Investigations  SPPD Staff
April 27-28, 2015  SWAT School Firearms Prep Course   SPPD Staff
Apr 27-May 8, 15 Police Motorcycle Operator  SPPD Staff
April 29-30, 2015  Pistol Skills for Plainclothes Assignments   SPPD Staff
May 5, 2015  Sovereign Citizens for Law Enforcement   Rob Finch
May 13-14, 2015  Calibre Press: Street Survival  Calibre Press Staff
May 18, 2015  Statement Analysis: Interviewing Techniques  Mark McClish
May 18-22, 2015 LOCKUP: Basic Instructor Course SOLD OUT  Lt Kevin Dillon (Ret) and Staff
May 26-29, 2015  Police Cyclist Course  SPPD Staff
May 27-28, 2015  Crowd Management for the First Line Supervisor & Line Officer  SOLD OUT  SPPD Staff
June 8-10, 2015  AR-15 Basic Armorer Course  Ken Elmore
June 10-12, 2015  AR-15 Advanced Armorer Course   Ken Elmore
June 15-19, 2015  SWAT Basic Operator Course   SPPD Staff
June 22-26, 2015 Emergency Vehicle Operations Instructor Course (EVOC)   SPPD Staff
June 23-24, 2015 Aerko OC Instructor Course  Aerko Staff
June 24-25, 2015  Pistol Skills for Female Enforcers  SPPD Staff
June 29-July 1  Street Safe NEW 3-Day with Add'l Counter Ambush  SOLD OUT  SPPD Staff
July 14-16, 2015 NW3C: Financial Records Examination and Analysis (FREA) - FULL  NW3C Staff
July 20-24, 2015  Pistol and Carbine Instructor (SOLD OUT)  SPPD Staff
July 27-31, 2015 NASRO: Basic School Resource Officer  NASRO Staff
Aug 5-7, 2015  ITTS: Intermediate Pistol Course (SOLD OUT)  Scott Reitz - ITTS
Aug 12-13, 2015  Intelligence Based Scouting (SOLD OUT)  SPPD Staff
Aug 17-21, 2015  Basic Under-cover Operations   SPPD Staff
August 18, 2015  GLOCK Basic Armorer  GLOCK Staff 
Aug 19-20, 2015  GLOCK Advanced Armorer  GLOCK Staff
Sept 15-16, 2015  Calibre Press: The Ultimate Field Training Officer  Calibre Press Staff
Sept 22-23, 2015  Advanced Tactics for Patrol   SPPD Staff
Oct 6-8, 2015  Inside the Tape: Homicide Investigation  David Newman (Ret)
Oct 13, 2015 K9 Cover Officer Search Operations SOLD OUT  SPPD K9 Staff
Oct 13-14, 2015  Grant Writing Workshop   GrantWriting USA
Oct 14, 2015  K9 Cover Officer Search Operations SOLD OUT  SPPD K9 Staff
Oct 27, 2015 Cell Phone and Social Media for Investigations  SPPD Staff
Nov 2-6, 2015 L.O.C.K.U.P. Basic Instructor Course   SOLD OUT  Lt. Kevin Dillon (Ret) and Staff
Nov 3-4, 2015  Interviewing and Interrogation - Maximizing the Opportunity  Neil Nelson
Nov 4, 2015  L.E.A.D.S.+T   SOLD OUT  Lt. Kevin Dillon (Ret)
Nov 9, 2015  Sovereign Citizens for Law Enforcement   FULL  Det. Rob Finch
Nov 10-11, 2015  Background Investigations for Public Safety FULL  Officer Diana Olsem (SPPD) & 
       Sergeant Stephanie Bailey (SPPD)
Dec 4, 2015  Calibre Press: Anatomy of Force Incidents  Calibre Press Staff
Dec 10, 2015  Report Writing for Law Enforcement  Officer Terry Erdman (SPPD)
2016 COURSES    
Course Date Course Instructor(s)
Jan 19, 2016  Calibre Press: Tactics in Traffic (TNT)  Calibre Press - Scott Hughes
Mar 1-2, 2016  Grant Management Workshop  Grant Writing USA
Mar 7, 2016  Basic K-9 Handler Certification Course  SPPD K-9 Unit
Mar 8, 2016  Calibre Press: The Tactical Leader  Sgt. Keith Wenzel - Calibre Press
Mar 8-10, 2016  The Reid Technique of Investigative Interviewing (3-Day)  John E. Reid & Associates, Inc.
Mar 8-11, 2016  The Reid Technique of Investigative Interviewing & Advanced Interrogation (4-Day)  John E. Reid & Associates, Inc.
March 11, 2016  The Reid Technique of Advanced Interrogation (1-Day)  John E. Reid & Associates, Inc.
March 14, 2016  Report Writing for Law Enforcement  Officer Terry Erdman, SPPD
Mar 15-16, 2016  Tactical Team Combatives   Officer Chad Malmberg - SPPD
     Officer Tom Menton - SPPD

 Officer Sean Zauhar - SPPD
Apr 19, 2016  Calibre Press: Cell Block Survival   Calibre Press
Apr 25-26, 2016  Basic SWAT Firearms Prep (*Pre-requisite for Basic SWAT Operator)  SPPD SWAT Team
May 2-6, 2016  Emergency Vehicle Operations Course (EVOC) Instructor  Officer Terry Erdman - SPPD
May 11-12, 2016  Calibre Press: The Bulletproof Warrior  Lt. Jim Grossman - Calibre Press
     Lt. Col. Dave Grossman
May 23-26, 2016  Police Cyclist Course  Officer Tony Holte - SPPD
     Officer Jason Bain - SPPD 
June 1-2, 2016  Pistol Skills for Female Enforcers  SPPD Range Staff
June 7-9, 2016  Street Safe: Surviving Violent Encounters & Counter Ambush   SPPD Range Staff
June 27-29, 2016  Specialized Armament: M16/M4/AR-15 Armorer Course  Ken Elmore, Specialized Armament
June 29-July 1  Specialized Armament: M16/M4/AR-15 Advanced Armorer Course  Ken Elmore, Specialized Armament
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