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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   10.0
Career Panel   2.0
RI Peer Support Group (Family Nights) - 2   6.0
TOTAL = 30.0
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
TOTAL = 50.0
Drill & Ceremony
Courses Notes Hours
Military Bearing   10.0
Graduation Practice   4.0
Graduation   2.0
TOTAL = 16.0
Emergency Services
Courses Notes Hours
Basic Water Safety & Rescue   16.0
Bombs & Bomb Threats (EOD)    4.0
CPR / AED First Aid   20.0
First Responder Training   20.0
Hazmat   2.0
TOTAL = 62.0
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   6.0
Officer Survival   24.0
Shotgun   8.0
TOTAL = 132.0
Highway Safety
Courses Notes Hours
M.A.D.D.   1.0
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
Police Pursuit Policy Workshop   4.0
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 = 157.0
Homeland Security
Courses Notes Hours
Criminal Gangs P.O.S.T. Certification 4.0
Fusion Center   4.0
ICS 100  ICS 200 & 700 (on-line)   12.0
Terrorism Awareness / Counter Terrorism   8.0
TOTAL = 28.0
Investigations
Courses Notes Hours
Auto Theft   6.0
Basic Crime Scene Investigation   22.0
Domestic Violence / Sexual Assault (DV/SA)   13.0
Drug Recognition   4.0
NCIC   2.0
TOTAL = 47.0
Patrol Operations
Courses Notes Hours
Active Shooter Training   10.0
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   2.0
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 = 84.0
Physical Fitness & Wellness Program
Courses Notes Hours
Physical Exercise   60.0
Physical Fitness Test Out   4.0
Physical Abilities Test Out   4.0
TOTAL = 68.0
Police Community Interaction
Courses Notes Hours
100 Club    0.5
Communication Skills   1.5
Community Policing   2.0
Critical Incident-First Responder   4.0
Professional Policing   6.0
Trauma & Stress Management   8.0
Victims Advocacy (Assistance)   2.0
TOTAL = 24.0
Report Writing
Courses Notes Hours
Report Writing   28.0
Report Writing Exam   2.0
TOTAL = 30.0
Role Playing
Courses Notes Hours
Role Playing / Practical Exercises   40.0
Role Playing Peer Review   8.0
TOTAL = 48.0
Special Populations
Courses Notes Hours
Dealing with Mental Illness   4.0
Autism   2.0
Elderly Affairs & Abuse   6.0
Probation & Parole   4.0
Dept. of Children & Families (DCYF)   2.0
Hate Crimes   6.0
Working with  Department of Corrections   4.0
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.    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 = 877.0