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Cadet, Liquor Enforcement Officer Trainees (LEOT), and Civilian Background Investigations

Course Description:  This one-day course will serve as an introduction for criminal investigators on the processes and procedures utilized when conducting thorough background investigations for prospective PSP Cadet, Liquor Enforcement Officer Trainees (LEOT), and Civilian employees.  This course will cover Administrative Regulations that govern selection procedures as well as examine the Formal Application, Background Screening Booklet, Background Verification Manual (For Cadets and LEOT applicants), and the Background Verification Report (For Civilian applicants).  Participants will also receive instruction on the resources and techniques that are essential to perform an effective background investigation. 

Instructional Hours:  1 Day / 4.5 Hours

Instructional Objectives:  The background investigation is an essential part of the process in evaluating prospective applicants for suitability as members of the Pennsylvania State Police and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.  At the end of this course of instruction, the students will be able to: 

  • Understand the importance of background investigations
  • Understand the processes and procedures utilized for conducting background investigations
  • Understand and apply the regulations governing background investigations
  • Identify resources and techniques for conducting background investigations
  • Conduct a thorough background investigation

Audience:  PSP Enlisted (Mandatory for all PSP Members conducting background investigations for Cadet, Liquor Enforcement Officer Trainees (LEOT), and Civilians)

Prerequisite(s):  None

Registration: Please register for the classes below using form SP 8-130. All applications must be received 7 days prior to the course start date. 


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Notes
NETC2/6/2020 9:00 AM2/6/2020 3:00 PMNETC Commanding Officer, 570-288-3659No
Maximum of 42 students
SWTC1/22/2020 9:00 AM1/22/2020 3:00 PMSWTC Commanding Officer, 724-832-5250No
Maximum of 30 students
SWTC4/6/2020 9:00 AM4/6/2020 3:00 PMSWTC Commanding Officer, 724-832-5250No
Maximum of 30 students

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