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Professional Development Institute
 
                                                                                                                              THOMAS E. SMITH, CHIEF OF POLICE




                   Saint Paul Police Department
                 PRIDE - PROFESSIONALISM -PARTNERSHIPS




                                                                                                                    PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE
2013 COURSE UPDATES

Saving my partner: The day my warrior instincts kicked in.

 Brotherhood was a big reason Officer Brian Wanschura wanted to be a cop; it's also a big reason his partner is still alive... (More)

Lt. Kevin Dillon (Ret), L.O.C.K.U.P. , L.E.A.D.S. and PDI:

L.O.C.K.U.P.: Overcoming Size Differences for Female Enforcers - 73 Attendees in October!!!

"Best Course I have taken in all my 13 years of experience!"  Eagan PD Officer

"I just wanted to let you know how much I enjoyed the LOCKUP training! It was amazing information on techniques that make sense! You are a great instructor that obviously knows her stuff AND knows how to teach it. That combination isn’t as common as many think. Thanks for doing what you do and taking the time to share your knowledge with others that want to learn. I remember you saying you teach self-defense classes to young females." DNR-Enf Officer

L.E.A.D.S. Evaluation Summary (More)

Sgt. Ed Lemon,

I was covering an officer I was training on a call in which he was attempting to pick up a party on a parole violation warrant... (More)  

                        
                     
Sgt. Ed Lemon-

I am writing this letter to you about my impressions of the training program (L.E.A.D.S.) which I attended on July 9, 2013, presented by Lt Kevin F. Dillon...(more)

Judith Hanson
City of St Paul Atty's Office- Litigation


Sgt. Ed Lemon-

I wanted to take a minute to express my gratitude to you personally and to the St. Paul Police Department's Professional Development Institute (PDI). (More)

Sgt. Ed Lemon-

I and other officers, of the Brooklyn Park Police Department, that have participated in St. Paul Police Professional Development Institute (SPPPDI) trainings would like to extend our appreciation... (More)

Sgt. Ed Lemon-

I have been a MACP (Modern Army Combatives Program) instructor for almost a decade in the Army National Guard.  Prior to meeting Kevin DIllon... (More)

PLEASE NOTE:  Once registered, failure to cancel at least 45 days prior to the class
will result in a CREDIT ONLY towards that or other PDI Courses in the future because of incurred set-up expenses.

 
 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
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Minnesota BCA Courses
ABOUT PDI
SPPD'S Professional Development Institute provides premier quality courses that have been rated excellent by active police and correction officers!  We strive to set the Trends, not follow them!
CONTACT INFORMATION
 Sergeant Ed Lemon,
 SPPD Training Unit
 Phone:  (651) 336-0998
 E-Mail:       

Course Evaluations

Course Survey
   
 
2014 COURSES
Date of Course Title of Course Lead By:
     
Jul 28-Aug 1  NASRO: Basic School Resource Officer  NASRO
     
August 4  LOCKUP-SOULIS: Winning Mindset - Camp Ripley  Pete Soulis (Ret)
August 5-8  LOCKUP/SOULIS Shooting: Advanced Firearm Instructor-Ripley  Pete Soulis (Ret)
August 5 Lifeline/Calibre Press: The Tactical Leader  Sgt Keith Wenzel (Ret)
August 6  Lifeline/Calibre Press: The Tactical Leader  Sgt Keith Wenzel (Ret)
August 11-15  L.O.C.K.U.P. Basic Instructor Course - Camp Ripley Location   Lt Kevin Dillon (Ret) and Staff
August 11  LOCKUP-SOULIS: Winning Mindset - Camp Ripley Location  Pete Soulis (Ret)
August 12-15  LOCKUP-SOULIS Shooting Advanced Firearm Instructor-Ripley   Pete Soulis (Ret)
August 25-29 Basic Under-cover Operations (Practicals: Reality Based Course)  SPPD-Narc Unit-Range-U of F Staff 
     
Sept 8-9  SWAT Operator Firearms Course(REQUIRED for Basic SWAT)   SPPD SWAT and Range Staff 
Sept 9  Data Practices - Criminal  SPPD Staff-Cmd D Malmgren
Sept 9-10  Calibre Press: Finding the Leader in You  Lt Jim Glennon (Ret)
Sept 15-19  IPTM: Crime Scene Reconstruction of Shooting Incidents   Donald Barker and Michael Knox
Sept 22-Oct 3  Police Motorcycle Operator Course   SPPD Staff
Sept 22-23  FBI-LEEDA: Identity Theft 2-Day Summit  Justin Feffer
Sept 30 GLOCK Basic Armorer Course  GLOCK
     
Oct 1-2 GLOCK Advanced Armorer Course  GLOCK
Oct 13-17  Basic SWAT Operator Course   SPPD SWAT and Range Staff
Oct 28-29  Background Investigation for Public Safety  SPPD Staff
Oct 30-31 L.O.C.K.U.P. Overcoming Size Differences for FE-(Re-Scheduled)  Lt Kevin Dillon/Sgt Toni Weinbeck
     
Nov 4-5 Neil Nelson:  Interview and Interrogation    Cmdr Neil Nelson (Ret)
November 7  Sovereign Citizens for Law Enforcement   Rob Finch 
Nov 12-13  Aerko Int'l: Aerosol Weapons Instructor    Kevin J Dallett and Les Hammond
     
December 1  Lifeline/Calibre Press: The Warrior's Edge  Calibre Press Staff
     
 
 
 
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