Patrol Officer In-Service Training

Patrol Officer In-Service

Training Notice

Ashland: March 17 – 19, 2020

8 a.m. – 5 p.m.


Catalog number: 47-504-405

Course Description: This 24 hour in-service will provide training in the following topics:

  • Day 1: Turning a Traffic Stop into a Criminal Interdiction (4 hour classroom session), Professional Communications in a High Stress Environment (4 hours)
  • Day 2: Use of Force Tactics and Decision Making (8 hours)
  • Day 3: Interview and Interrogation (4 hours) and Legal Update (4 hours)

Instructors: Tom VandeBerg, Sergeant Paul Winterscheidt, Detective Adam Meyers, Charlie Law, Jeff Arnold, Detective Andrew Vitalis and Attorney Thomas Frost

Materials/Equipment Needed:
Students must bring duty belt, handcuffs and key. No live weapons such as firearms, knives, batons, or OC on second day of training.  Students should have clothing suitable for physical activity and supportive shoes for the second day of class.

Credit: 24 hours T&S credit

Class size:
Minimum class size: 8
Class limited to first 25 registered

Additional information: Light refreshments, water and coffee provided

By enrolling in classes, you agree to be responsible for the payment of related tuition and fees according to the college payment policy. Should you choose not to attend a class, you will need to drop it prior to the day it begins to avoid any charges. Any drops that occur on or after the first day of class will result in tuition charges to your account. Failure to pay your tuition bill can result is suspension of registration and records access, collection agency action and additional collection fees added to your balance.

WITC is an equal opportunity employer/educator functioning under the affirmative action plan. The Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or other applicable legislated categories, in its services, employment programs, and/or its educational programs and activities, including but not limited to admissions, treatment, and access. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: Amanda Gohde, Director, Human Resources, Equal Opportunity/Access & Affirmative Action Officer, Administrative Office, 505 Pine Ridge Drive, Shell Lake WI 54871, 715.468.2815 ext. 2240, TTY 711, Email Amanda Gohde. Program information or assistance regarding requests for reasonable accommodation under the Americans With Disabilities Act can be obtained from the College Affirmative Action Office.

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Contact Information

Jennifer Ruid
WITC-Rice Lake
1900 College Drive
Rice Lake, WI 54868

800.243.9482, ext. 5488

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Course Fee: $125

To preregister, complete registration form in link below (note your dates and campus location on the form), and either:

  • Fax to 715-234-5172
  • Mail to Jennifer Ruid (see contact information above)
  • Email completed form to Jennifer Ruid



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