Basic Recruit Training Course Sample Outline

Orientation
Courses Notes Hours
Professional Indoctrination 6.0
Academy Rules & Regulations / Policy and Procedures 6.0
Police Code of Ethics 6.0
Career Panel 2.0
RI Peer Support Group (Family Nights) 2 sessions 6.0
TOTAL = 26.0
Criminal Law
Courses Notes Hours
Juvenile Law 4.0
Mock Court / Courtroom Testimony 8.0
Rhode Island State Law 36.0
Rhode Island State Liquor Laws 2.0
Civil Liability 2.0
TOTAL = 52.0
Drill & Ceremony
Courses Notes Hours
Drill & Ceremony 24.0
Graduation Practice 4.0
Graduation 2.0
TOTAL = 30.0
Emergency Services
Courses Notes Hours
Basic Water Safety & Rescue 10.0
Bombs & Bomb Threats (EOD) 4.0
CPR / AED First Aid 6.0
First Responder Training 42.0
Hazmat 4.0
Narcan (naloxone) 1.0
TOTAL = 67.0
Firearms
Courses Notes Hours
Firearms Prep 2.0
Firearms Training P.O.S.T. Certification 80.0
Firearms Training Simulator 4.0
Force on Force Training (FX Marking Cartridges) 8.0
Off-Duty / Plain Clothes Encounters 4.0
Shotgun 8.0
TOTAL = 106.0
Highway Safety
Courses Notes Hours
M.A.D.D. & Death Notifications 2.0
Breathalyzer Training (Intoxilyzer 5000) P.O.S.T. Certification 12.0
Crash Investigation 26.0
Emergency Vehicles Operators Course (EVOC) 38.0
EVOC Prep. 2.0
Night EVOC 2.0
Radar / Laser P.O.S.T. Certification 16.0
Rhode Island Motor Vehicle Code 24.0
SFST / DRE P.O.S.T. Certification 24.0
Traffic Direction and Control Practicum (P-Ops) *Hours included in patrol operations 0.0*
Traffic Occupancy Protection Strategies (TOPS) 4.0
Work Zone Safety 4.0
TOTAL = 154.0
Homeland Security
Courses Notes Hours
Criminal Gangs P.O.S.T. Certification 4.0
Fusion Center / AMBER Alert 8.0
ICS 100, ICS 200 & 700 Completed online 12.0
Terrorism Awareness / Counter Terrorism / OMG 4.0
TOTAL = 28.0
Investigations
Courses Notes Hours
Auto Theft 4.0
Basic Crime Scene Investigation 22.0
Death Investigations 2.0
Domestic Violence / Sexual Assault (DV/SA) 13.0
Drug Recognition 4.0
NCIC 4.0
Underage Drinking 2.0
TOTAL = 51.0
Patrol Operations
Courses Notes Hours
Active Shooter Training 10.0
Animal Cruelty 2.0
Building Searches 10.0
Calls for Service 2.0
Contact & Cover 6.0
Crowd Control Management for the Line Officer 8.0
Deadly Force & Ballistics 4.0
Field Interviews / Field Note Taking 4.0
History of Policing 2.0
Motor Vehicle Stops (Counter Terrorism) 6.0
Motor Vehicle Stops (Unknown & High Risk) 4.0
Patrol Beat 1.0
Police Equipment for Patrol 4.0
Preparing for Law Enforcement 4.0
Roll Call Procedures 2.0
Standard Searching of Arrestees 4.0
Traffic Control Techniques* 4.0
Weapon Frisk Techniques / Standard Searching 4.0
Winning Mindset 4.0
TOTAL = 85.0
Physical Fitness & Wellness Program
Courses Notes Hours
Physical Exercise 92.0
Physical Fitness Test Out 4.0
Physical Abilities Test Out 4.0
TOTAL = 100.0
Police Community Interation
Courses Notes Hours
Communication Skills 4.0
Fair & Impartial Policing (Community Policing) 8.0
Critical Incident - First Responder 2.0
Trauma & Stress Management 2.0
Community Policing 4.0
Edged Weapons 4.0
K-9 Demonstration 2.0
800 MGH Radio 2.0
D.E.M. Presentation 1.0
TOTAL = 29.0
Report Writing
Courses Notes Hours
Report Writing 28.0
Report Writing Exam 2.0
IMC Training 16.0
TOTAL = 46.0
Role Playing
Courses Notes Hours
Role Playing / Practical Exercises & Mock Testimony 72.0
Role Playing Peer Review 6.0
TOTAL = 78.0
Special Populations
Courses Notes Hours
Dealing with Mental Illness 6.0
Autism 2.0
Elderly Affairs & Abuse 4.0
Probation & Parole 4.0
Dept. of Children & Families (DCYF) 3.0
Hate Crimes 6.0
Physical Handicap 2.0
ACI Protocol 1.0
TOTAL = 28.0
Use of Force / Police Combatives
Courses Notes Hours
Impact Weapon / Police Baton P.O.S.T. Certification 6.0
Pepper Spray / O.C. P.O.S.T. Certification 8.0
Use of Force / Police Combatives P.O.S.T. Certification 50.0
Use of Force Assessment / Practical Test 5.0
Weapon Retention 4.0
TOTAL = 73.0
Total Hours
Courses Notes Hours
TOTAL HOURS = 953.0