"Training the Guardians of Democracy"
Establish high standards and exceptional training to ensure that criminal justice professionals in Washington State have the knowledge and skills to safely and effectively protect the life, liberty, and property of the people they serve.

On 2/12/16, WSCJTC phone lines will be temporary offline for testing purposes.  The following numbers will be available in case of any emergencies

Facilities Emergency Line : 206-321-0043 Bob Sanchez : 206-255-6877
David Bales : 425-754-8190 Ron Napenias : 425-785-0272


Course Description:

The LVNR Instructor class is a 24-hour instructor course that develops the participant to deliver training in the LVNR training to line officers. The participant learns the components of the LVNR system instruction and application, including the legal and medical research that documents the safety and effectiveness of the LVNR system.

The participant will learn and understand:

  • The situations that allow for the application of this unique type of physical force
  • Proper psychomotor skills involved in LVNR application
  • Proper means of instruction and testing
  • Theoretical background supporting this system
  • What differentiates LVNR from other similar tactics used throughout the country

Subjects Covered:

  • History and development
  • Use-of-Force concepts, federal, state, and departmental
  • Physiology and medical implications of neck restraints
  • In-custody Deaths
  • Mechanics of control and techniques
  • Integrated Training methods using of the Impact Resistant Suit for dynamic high-speed training


  • Defensive Tactics Instructor Course #2076.
  • Students will need to pass a physical ability test. The requirements have changed, please click here for the new requirements.
    • 30 6-count Burpees in 3 minutes or less

Dress Code & Identification:

  • Visitors attending training at WSCJTC are encouraged to wear their agency logo shirt/uniform or agency ID badge while on campus.  If you are not wearing agency identification, you will be asked to check in at the front desk and will be provided with a clip-on visitor's identification card.

Recertification Course
: Lateral Vascular Neck Restraint Instructor Recertification 2175—this course is 8 hours in length and should be attended within 3 years of last certification.


  • $295—Do not mail class fee, bring to class on 1st day.
  • Check or P.O. should be made payable to:

National Law Enforcement Training Center, Inc.

Contact: 816/269-7964 or email  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Tax ID #14-1998851


  • 8:00 am-5:00 pm
  • Dates and Locations listed below

***Is this class full or not available???? Please complete the Course Interest Survey. Please Note: This is not a waiting list.  You will not be contacted by WSCJTC unless there is enough interest to generate a class being scheduled.  At that time we will contact everyone that has shown interest so that applications can be submitted.

Application Form:

WSCJTC Application Form (Word)

WSCJTC Application Form (PDF)

(The free Adobe Acrobat Reader is required for the PDF version)


Submit Applications to:



Email:  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Fax: 206.835.7926


Course, Program or Policy Questions:


Email Bob Bragg:  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Phone: 206.835.7350

Session Start & End Date Location Status/Cost/Downloads
2075-1 February 16 -18, 2016 WSCJTC
19010 1st Ave S
Burien WA 98148
Open  / $295  

Student Instructions
Driving Directions
Hotels (Reduced Rate)
$295 to be paid to NLETC