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This Academy is 160 hours in length [4 weeks]. It is designed to provide training for employees whose primary job function is to provide for the custody, safety and security of adults in jails. The COA provides participants with the basic knowledge and skills needed for safe and effective service. Training Coordinators act as coaches and mentors to individuals and the group as a whole. Professionalism and decorum are encouraged for officers to develop pride and ownership for conduct. Students are also organized into teams with student Team Leaders serving to enhance group performance. Practical Skills application and testing is conducted via skills clinics and class quizzes. The final examination is a written test focusing on cumulative knowledge of the entire Academy. The Final is scenario-based; prompting students to assess the appropriate application of technical information gained from class learning and student materials.

 

Upon hire, applicants must be registered to attend our 160 hour Basic Corrections Academies training within the initial first 6 months WAC 139-10-210.

 

The WSCJTC requires applicants to pass a fitness ability test prior to entry into the academy. All academy recruits must be physically able to actively and fully participate in the defensive tactics and other required physical activities in accordance with WAC 139-10-212.

 

Failure to demonstrate a requisite level of fitness within the overall assessment will result in ineligibility for academy attendance and completion.Problem-Based Learning

 

Instruction blocks include:

 

• Assessment and Testing

• Written Exams/Quizzes

• Skills Clinic

• Mock Scene Testing

• Defensive Tactics

• Journaling

• Final Presentation 

Professionalism and Managing Inmates (PBLE #1): Levels of Awareness, Emotional Intelligence, Long-term Stress, Behavior Management Model

 

Corrections Communication (PBLE #2): Supervision and Discipline, Handling and Making Requests, Mentally Ill/Suicide, HIPPA, ADA

 

Legal Issues (PBE #3): HIPPA, PREA, Turner vs. Safety, RILUPA

 

Intake Processes (PBLE#4): Gangs, Drugs, Strip/Pat Search, Weapons, Citizenship Status, Officer Safety, Restraints

 

Conducting Searches (PBLE #5): Pat/Frisk

 

Safety and Security (PBLE #6): Transports, Report Writing, Strip/Pat Search, Weapons, Officer Safety, Restraints, Report Writing

 

Safety and Security (PBLE #7): Cell Search, Report Writing, Strip/Pat Search, Weapons, Officer Safety, PREA, Suicide, Report Writing

 

Other: Report Writing and Correspondence, Tactical Thinking, Anti-Manipulation, Critical Incident, Gangs

 

Security Management Skills: Contraband, Cell Search, Pat/Frisk, Transportation, Leg/Waist Restraints

Defensive Tactics: Use of Force, Defensive Tactics, Defensive Tactics Testing, Ground and Team Tactics Assessment

 

1.  Agency sends in application to Registrar at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or fax 206.835.7922.

2.  Registrar processes application and sends Registration Letter to applicant’s Training Manager, Agency Administrator and Supervisor listed on the application.

3.  Day after PAT and conditional upon passing the PAT, Acceptance Letter sent to raining Manager, Agency Administrator, and Supervisor listed on the application.

4.  Billing is completed after the Academy. Only Tribal agencies are billed for Academy services.

 

Prerequisite: This Academy is for custody and corrections officers who work in city and county jails.

Application: Corrections Division Academy Application.doc

Submit Application: Nichol Harb, Registrar - Fax: 206.835.7922 / This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Questions:Brandon Rogel, Assistant Commander - 206.835.7349 / This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

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The WSCJTC requires applicants to pass a Physical Ability Test (PAT) prior to entry into the academy. The PAT is conducted prior to the start of the Academy. All academy recruits must be physically able to actively and fully participate in the defensive tactics and other required physical activities in accordance with WAC 139-10-212. Failure to demonstrate a requisite level of fitness within the overall assessment will result in ineligibility for academy attendance. The Statement of Fitness Form needs to be completed six (6) months prior to attending an Academy and signed original is brought with the applicant on PAT day.

 

COA Statement of Fitness.pdf
COA PAT Guidelines - Revised Aug 2013.pdf


LOCATION Eastside PAT for March COA and July COA:  Spokane Police Training Center, at 10am Map - Spokane Police Training Center.pdf

LOCATION Westside PAT: WSCJTC Campus, Burien at 1pm CJTC Map.pdf

Attire: Gym shorts (no more than 3 inches above knee) or gym pants that are dark blue (navy), white crew neck t-shirt with 2.5” block letters with the student’s last name on the front chest and between the back shoulder blades.  Per Commission standards, participants in other attire will not be able to partake in the PAT.   


Pre-course work is due Day 1 of the COA

COA Student Rules and Regulations Manual.pdf

PRE-COURSE WORK - IPC Manual Revised November 2010 - 58 pages.pdf

PRE-COURSE WORK - Professionalism 11 pgs 2011-04-04.pdf