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Pennsylvania State Police Operational Training Curriculum

The Pennsylvania State Police, Bureau of Training and Education (T & E), is dedicated to providing relevant and realistic training to the Pennsylvania State Police, as well as our federal, municipal, and other law enforcement partners. The Bureau provides courses at several training centers located throughout the Commonwealth.


Courses listed below  are available to sworn law enforcement officers and approved employees of law enforcement agencies. Each course description identifies who may apply for training. Sworn law enforcement officers and approved employees of law enforcement agencies are identified under the T & E Policies and Procedures below. Pennsylvania State Police training topics are available to municipal police officers and are recognized as Continuing Law Enforcement Education (CLEE) credit.

Commissioner's Message
T & E Policies and Procedures 
Class Registration Form SP 8-130
Training Center Locations and Directions


COURSE LISTINGS:

Patrol Enforcement & Operations Curriculum
Patrol Operations
Patrol Electives
Collision Investigation and Reconstruction 
 
Criminal Law & Investigation Curriculum
Basic Criminal Investigation Techniques
Advanced Criminal Investigative Techniques
Crime Electives
Forensics

Professional Development Curriculum
Leadership and Command
Career Enhancement 
 
Terrorism & Organized Crime Curriculum
Domestic Security Threat Groups
Domestic and International Terrorism 
 
Tactical Operations Curriculum
Firearms
Defensive Tactics Program
Tactics Electives
Police Officer Safety and Survival Education (P.O.S.S.E.)

Police Communication Officer & Civilian Studies Curriculum
PCO Courses
Civilian Career Enhancement Studies

Seminars and Lectures
Seminars
PSP Lecture Series

 

CLASSES BY LOCATION:

Audience
expand Location : Academy ‎(13)
CAD/RMS SYSTEMPCO and Civilian Studies- PCO10/21/201910/22/2019PCOAcademy
CAD/RMS SYSTEMPCO and Civilian Studies- PCO12/10/201912/11/2019PCOAcademy
FIELD TRAINING OFFICER (FTO)Professional Development-Leadership and Command11/19/201911/20/2019PSP EnlistedAcademy
Incident Command System (ICS) Curricula, Train-the-Trainer (L-449) MGT906Professional Development-Leadership and Command12/9/201912/13/2019PSP EnlistedAcademy
NEW EMPLOYEE ORIENTATIONCivilian-Civil Staff Courses12/2/201912/6/2019PSP EmployeeAcademy
PA STATE POLICE LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMProfessional Development-Leadership and Command1/13/20201/31/2020MP, PSP EnlistedAcademy
PCO BASIC TRAININGPCO and Civilian Studies- PCO1/27/20202/14/2020PCOAcademy
PCO BASIC TRAININGPCO and Civilian Studies- PCO5/4/20205/22/2020PCOAcademy
PENNSYLVANIA NATIONAL INCIDENT BASED REPORTING SYSTEM TRAINING (NIBRS)Professional Development-Career Enhancement10/23/201910/24/2019MP, PSP EnlistedAcademy
POLICE REPORTS AND TIME MANAGEMENTProfessional Development-Career Enhancement11/13/201911/13/2019MP, PSP EnlistedAcademy
SIG SAUER P227R PISTOL ARMORER COURSETactics-Firearms1/29/20201/29/2020PSP EnlistedAcademy
STRESS MANAGEMENTCivilian-Civil Staff Courses11/7/201911/7/2019PSP EmployeeAcademy
SUPPORT STAFF SYMPOSIUMCivilian-Civil Staff Courses11/18/201911/21/2019PSP EmployeeAcademy
expand Location : NETC ‎(3)
INSTRUCTOR DEVELOPMENTProfessional Development-Career Enhancement12/16/201912/20/2019MP, PSP Enlisted, PSP EmployeeNETC
PAUCRS BASIC SUMMARY TRAINING SESSIONSProfessional Development-Career Enhancement10/30/201910/30/2019MP, PSP EmployeeNETC
PAUCRS BASIC SUMMARY TRAINING SESSIONSProfessional Development-Career Enhancement10/31/201910/31/2019MP, PSP EmployeeNETC
expand Location : NWTC ‎(24)
ADVANCED ROADSIDE IMPAIRED DRIVING ENFORCEMENTPatrol-Operations Program12/2/201912/3/2019MP, PSP EnlistedNWTC
ADVANCED ROADSIDE IMPAIRED DRIVING ENFORCEMENTPatrol-Operations Program2/11/20202/12/2020MP, PSP EnlistedNWTC
BASIC HOMICIDE INVESTIGATIONCrime-Advanced Criminal Investigative Techniques6/1/20206/5/2020MP, PSP EnlistedNWTC
BUILDING SEARCH TECHNIQUESPatrol-Operations Program4/14/20204/15/2020LEO, MP, PSP EnlistedNWTC
CHILD ABUSE INVESTIGATIONCrime-Basic Criminal Investigation Techniques4/6/20204/7/2020MP, PSP EnlistedNWTC
FIELD TRAINING OFFICER (FTO)Professional Development-Career Enhancement6/8/20206/9/2020PSP EnlistedNWTC
FOCIS – FORCE OPTIONS CONTINUUM INTERACTIVE SIMULATORTactics-Firearms1/22/20201/22/2020LEO, MP, PSP EnlistedNWTC
FOCIS – FORCE OPTIONS CONTINUUM INTERACTIVE SIMULATORTactics-Firearms2/26/20202/26/2020LEO, MP, PSP EnlistedNWTC
FOCIS – FORCE OPTIONS CONTINUUM INTERACTIVE SIMULATORTactics-Firearms3/25/20203/25/2020LEO, MP, PSP EnlistedNWTC
FOCIS – FORCE OPTIONS CONTINUUM INTERACTIVE SIMULATORTactics-Firearms4/29/20204/29/2020LEO, MP, PSP EnlistedNWTC
FOCIS – FORCE OPTIONS CONTINUUM INTERACTIVE SIMULATORTactics-Firearms5/27/20205/27/2020LEO, MP, PSP EnlistedNWTC
FOCIS – FORCE OPTIONS CONTINUUM INTERACTIVE SIMULATORTactics-Firearms6/24/20206/24/2020LEO, MP, PSP EnlistedNWTC
GROUND DEFENSE ITactics-Defensive Tactics Program3/30/20204/1/2020LEO, MP, MCEO, PSP EnlistedNWTC
INTERVIEW AND INTERROGATIONCrime-Electives2/3/20202/5/2020MP, PSP EnlistedNWTC
MANAGING THE CRIME SCENECrime-Basic Criminal Investigation Techniques5/18/20205/19/2020LEO, PSP EnlistedNWTC
NON-TRAFFIC / EQUIVOCAL DEATH INVESTIGATIONCrime-Basic Criminal Investigation Techniques3/9/20203/10/2020MP, PSP EnlistedNWTC
PENNSYLVANIA NATIONAL INCIDENT BASED REPORTING SYSTEM TRAINING (NIBRS)Professional Development-Career Enhancement11/13/201911/14/2019MP, PSP EnlistedNWTC
POLICE REPORTS AND TIME MANAGEMENTProfessional Development-Career Enhancement3/24/20203/24/2020MP, PSP EnlistedNWTC
SEARCH AND SEIZURECrime-Basic Criminal Investigation Techniques2/18/20202/18/2020LEO, MP, PSP EnlistedNWTC
STANDARDIZED FIELD SOBRIETY TESTING (SFST) - REFRESHER COURSEPatrol-Operations Program3/11/20203/11/2020MP, LEO, PSP EnlistedNWTC
UNDERSTANDING THE SOVEREIGN CITIZENSecurity Threat Studies-Domestic and International3/17/20203/17/2020LEO, MP, PSP EnlistedNWTC
VEHICLE SEARCH AND SEIZUREPatrol-Operations Program4/8/20204/8/2020MP, PSP EnlistedNWTC
VEHICLE STOP TACTICSPatrol-Operations Program5/5/20205/6/2020MP, PSP EnlistedNWTC
VEHICLE STOP TACTICSPatrol-Operations Program6/16/20206/17/2020MP, PSP EnlistedNWTC
expand Location : Other-Conneaut Lake Sportsman Club ‎(4)
FIREARMS INSTRUCTOR (PSP)Tactics-Firearms5/11/20205/20/2020PSP EnlistedOther-Conneaut Lake Sportsman Club
TACTICAL CARBINE FOR RESPONDING OFFICERSTactics-Firearms6/2/20206/4/2020MP, PSP EnlistedOther-Conneaut Lake Sportsman Club
TACTICAL SHOOTINGTactics-Firearms6/29/20206/30/2020MP, PSP EnlistedOther-Conneaut Lake Sportsman Club
TACTICAL SHOOTINGTactics-Firearms6/29/20206/30/2020MP, PSP EnlistedOther-Conneaut Lake Sportsman Club
expand Location : Other-Gateway Wyndam, Gettysburg ‎(1)
COLLISION RECONSTRUCTION SEMINARPatrol-Collision Investigation11/5/201911/7/2019MP, PSP EnlistedOther-Gateway Wyndam, Gettysburg
expand Location : Other-HACC ‎(2)
TACTICAL CARBINE FOR RESPONDING OFFICERSTactics-Firearms12/9/201912/11/2019MP, PSP EnlistedOther-HACC
TACTICAL CARBINE FOR RESPONDING OFFICERSTactics-Firearms2/24/20202/26/2020MP, PSP EnlistedOther-HACC
expand Location : Other-PSTA Building ‎(1)
ICS-400Professional Development-Leadership and Command11/19/201911/20/2019PSP EnlistedOther-PSTA Building
expand Location : Other-Troop F, Montoursville ‎(1)
CADET, LIQUOR ENFORCEMENT OFFICER TRAINEES (LEOT), AND CIVILIAN BACKGROUND INVESTIGATIONSCrime-Electives11/6/201911/6/2019LEO, PSP Enlisted, PSP EmployeeOther-Troop F, Montoursville
expand Location : SETC ‎(4)
CADET, LIQUOR ENFORCEMENT OFFICER TRAINEES (LEOT), AND CIVILIAN BACKGROUND INVESTIGATIONSCrime-Electives12/3/201912/3/2019LEO, PSP Enlisted, PSP EmployeeSETC
INSTRUCTOR DEVELOPMENTProfessional Development-Career Enhancement12/9/201912/13/2019MP, PSP Enlisted, PSP EmployeeSETC
INTOXILYZER 9000 8-HOUR UPDATEPatrol-Operations Program12/4/201912/4/2019MP, PSP EnlistedSETC
PENNSYLVANIA NATIONAL INCIDENT BASED REPORTING SYSTEM TRAINING (NIBRS)Professional Development-Career Enhancement10/28/201910/29/2019MP, PSP EnlistedSETC
expand Location : SWTC ‎(26)
BASIC CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIONCrime-Criminal Investigations Program10/21/201910/25/2019MP, PSP EnlistedSWTC
BASIC CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIONCrime-Criminal Investigations Program3/23/20203/27/2020MP, PSP EnlistedSWTC
BASIC POWERPOINT™ PRESENTATION AND DESIGNProfessional Development-Career Enhancement1/13/20201/13/2020LEO, MP, PSP Enlisted, PSP EmployeeSWTC
BASIC POWERPOINT™ PRESENTATION AND DESIGNProfessional Development-Career Enhancement4/20/20204/20/2020LEO, MP, PSP Enlisted, PSP EmployeeSWTC
CADET, LIQUOR ENFORCEMENT OFFICER TRAINEES (LEOT), AND CIVILIAN BACKGROUND INVESTIGATIONSCrime-Electives1/22/20201/22/2020LEO, PSP Enlisted, PSP EmployeeSWTC
CADET, LIQUOR ENFORCEMENT OFFICER TRAINEES (LEOT), AND CIVILIAN BACKGROUND INVESTIGATIONSCrime-Electives4/6/20204/6/2020LEO, PSP Enlisted, PSP EmployeeSWTC
DUI ENFORCEMENTPatrol-Operations Program2/3/20202/3/2020MP, PSP EnlistedSWTC
FIELD TRAINING OFFICER (FTO)Professional Development-Leadership and Command11/25/201911/26/2019PSP EnlistedSWTC
FOCIS – FORCE OPTIONS CONTINUUM INTERACTIVE SIMULATORTactics-Firearms11/12/201911/12/2019LEO, MP, PSP EnlistedSWTC
FOCIS – FORCE OPTIONS CONTINUUM INTERACTIVE SIMULATORTactics-Firearms12/16/201912/16/2019LEO, MP, PSP EnlistedSWTC
INSTRUCTOR DEVELOPMENTProfessional Development-Career Enhancement12/16/201912/20/2019MP, PSP Enlisted, PSP EmployeeSWTC
INSTRUCTOR DEVELOPMENTProfessional Development-Career Enhancement2/24/20202/28/2020MP, PSP Enlisted, PSP EmployeeSWTC
INSTRUCTOR DEVELOPMENTProfessional Development-Career Enhancement6/1/20206/5/2020MP, PSP Enlisted, PSP EmployeeSWTC
INTOXILYZER 9000Patrol-Operations Program1/13/20201/16/2020MP, PSP EnlistedSWTC
INTOXILYZER 9000 8-HOUR UPDATEPatrol-Operations Program1/15/20201/15/2020MP, PSP EnlistedSWTC
INTOXILYZER 9000 MAINTENANCE OFFICERPatrol-Operations Program1/17/20201/17/2020MP, PSP EnlistedSWTC
INTRODUCTION TO MICROSOFT EXCELProfessional Development-Career Enhancement1/14/20201/14/2020MP, PSP Enlisted, PSP EmployeeSWTC
INTRODUCTION TO MICROSOFT EXCELProfessional Development-Career Enhancement4/21/20204/21/2020MP, PSP Enlisted, PSP EmployeeSWTC
LOOKING BEYOND THE TRAFFIC STOPPatrol-Operations Program11/18/201911/19/2019MP, PSP EnlistedSWTC
NATIONAL CHILD PASSENGER SAFETY CERTIFICATIONPatrol-Electives3/30/20204/3/2020PSP EnlistedSWTC
POLICE REPORTS AND TIME MANAGEMENTProfessional Development-Career Enhancement2/19/20202/19/2020MP, PSP EnlistedSWTC
POLICE REPORTS AND TIME MANAGEMENTProfessional Development-Career Enhancement5/4/20205/4/2020MP, PSP EnlistedSWTC
SHIFT PLANNING/SAP TRAININGProfessional Development-Leadership and Command11/22/201911/22/2019PSP Enlisted, PSP EmployeeSWTC
TACTICAL COMMUNICATIONSTactics-Electives3/10/20203/10/2020LEO, MP, PSP EnlistedSWTC
TECHNICAL COLLISION INVESTIGATIONPatrol-Collision Investigation12/2/201912/13/2019MP, PSP EnlistedSWTC
UNDERSTANDING THE SOVEREIGN CITIZENSecurity Threat Studies-Domestic and International2/18/20202/18/2020LEO, MP, PSP EnlistedSWTC