Available On-Line Law Enforcement, Corrections and other Public Safety Training Links
FREE Online Training! Free Sexual Assault Training - The OnLine Training Institute (OLTI) of End Violence Against Women International (EVAWI) provides state-of-the art training to anyone who is interested, on the topic of criminal justice response to sexual assault. The OLTI is FREE, there is no cost to register, enroll, or complete any of the modules.
Enroll in The OnLine Training Institute of End Violence Against Women International and set up an account, enroll in modules, complete coursework, download a PDF and access personalized certificates of completion.
Accessing OLTI’s course: Successfully Investigating and Prosecuting Sexual Assault
Downloadable description of the above course, plus additional links.This is a great way to obtain free online training for the annual 24-hour in-service training mandate!
AVAILABLE: Washington Traffic Safety Commission presents an online learning called Child Seat Awareness Training available to all officers.
The Microsoft IT Academy is a collection of more than 450 online courses supporting Microsoft products and technologies that is free to all Washington residents through special funding from the Legislature. This project is supported by the State Library (Office of the Secretary of State) and available through public, tribal, community college, and the State libraries. Increase your productivity with Microsoft Office software by taking a free online class from the Microsoft IT Academy.
forensicED (RTI International) has a free online course "Shooting Reconstruction: 4 Elements of Trajectory-Archival"
The first three modules in this six-part series, What Every Legal Services Lawyer Needs to Know About Elder Abuse, Practical and Ethical Strategies, and Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, offer an interactive online approach providing basic information and tools to identify and address the needs of elders who may be experiencing abuse. The training includes a variety of information, tools, and resources, from interactive client scenarios to printable materials.
Florida State University developed a free online program - The National Prevention Toolkit on officer-involved domestic violence. This program is Sponsored by the Verizon foundation.
CriminalJutice.com - The team at CriminalJustice.com put together a helpful guide breaking down what earning a forensic science degree entails. They wanted to make it as easy as possible for students to decide if the discipline is right for them and how to proceed if it is. You can view this guide by clicking here. In addition they researched a general criminal justice education and created a guide specific to Washington State, you can view this guide by clicking here.
OVC's Sane-Sart online learning programs have been expanded to offers a Law Enforcement Track. It includes 32 hours of self-directed on-line learning followed by an 8-hour webinar (check schedule for applicable dates)
Office of Victims of Crime, Training and Technical Assistance Center:
Army OneSource - regarding returning veterans –
"Treating the Invisible Wounds of War" - a self-paced training that includes CEU credits and a certificate of completion.
Forensic DNA Training (several different titles)
Forensic Science Education On-line, video on demand, and scheduled webinars (also check 'medico legal death investigation' for related classes)
FEMA (beyond NIMS):
The Nationwide Suspicious Activity Reporting (SAR) Initiative (NSI) Line Officer Training provides frontline law enforcement personnel with training to supplement their observation skills in recognizing behaviors and incidents that may indicate criminal activity associated with, or leading up to, terrorism. The training focuses on the critical role line officers have in the effective implementation of the SAR process by identifying - and documenting - suspicious activity.
IACP: International Association of Chiefs of Police
The National Institute of Corrections has numerous online courses posted on its learning center. Topics include budgetary considerations, strategic thinking, green business, motivating others, managing conflict, and team building. The courses are free for corrections professionals in executive and middle management, first-line supervision, offender programming, or training/staff development. (NIC)
National Institute of Justice (NIJ) - various subjects (numerous web-based, free)