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We are in the process of reviewing/upgrading our current curriculum for this specific training. Currently, our
training is 9 weeks, 680 hours. Could you please let us know how long your training program is (in
weeks) and the total number of training hours? Would appreciate if you can also include a breakdown of
general topic areas covered and a brief description of your overall training methodology/strategy.
Thank you very sincerely.
Lourdes "Ludi" Clemente, Personnel Management Specialist V, Hawaii Department of Public Safety
Ours (Oklahoma) is 6 weeks long which is 240 hours of training.
North Dakota currently runs two weeks of classroom based training with an additional 20 hours of web-based training for the core curriculum. We do no run a centralized academy and each institution adds institution specific training to the core as necessary. We have been using an extensive OJT program that is currently being revised.
The core curriculum does not include any firearms training, but does include PPCT Defensive Tactics training and scenario based training.
In Missoui it's 4 week/160 hours
In Maryland, our Corrections Academy is 7 weeks long for a total of 262.5 hours with an additional week of Pre-Service prior to the Academy. We include Physical Training and Defensive Tactics but do not include Firearms in opur Academy. We include a combination of classroom setting and Scenario Based training in a para-military Academy setting. We have approximately 115 mandated objectives that we cover to include required testing in order to receive certification. I can send a more detailed topic list as an attachment if you send me an e-mail request to firstname.lastname@example.org
I work for Calif Dept of Corrections, our current acadmey is 16 weeks, with firearms and expandable baton included.
Thank you for the information. Aloha!