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Police Traffic Laser/RADAR Instructor   

This combined course will improve your knowledge of both RADAR and Laser speed measurement devices and give you the instructional tools to present RADAR and Laser training programs to other members of law enforcement.

You will learn the different scientific principles behind these devices and their proper application within the overall speed enforcement program. In addition, we will cover the various aspects of equipment use such as testing and verification protocols, case law, health issues, and many other operational considerations.

Through practical exercises using a variety of different units, you will be exposed to the latest technology in the field. You will also take part in teaching exercises that emphasize the need for complete equipment familiarity on the part of the operator.

Topics Include

  • Time, distance, and speed measurement
  • Scientific principles of RADAR and Laser
  • Operational considerations
  • Case law and administrative rules
  • Preparations for court presentation
  • Theories of adult teaching and learning
  • Four-step teaching process
  • Practical exercises and written exams
  • Classroom presentations


Criminal justice instructors, police officers, supervisors, security, military, manufacturer and distributor representatives

Course Length

40 hours


Florida officers must be a RADAR/Laser operator for a minimum of three years and have successfully completed the FDLE instructor techniques courses prior to attending this class. This is also suggested for officers from other states.

What to Bring


  • Traffic Laser/RADAR unit
  • Laptop computer


This course fulfills the speed measurement requirement for sworn Florida officers only.

A limited number of tuition scholarships provided by Kustom Signals, Inc. may be available for IPTM's Police Traffic Laser/RADAR Instructor course. For additional information, please contact IPTM at (904) 620-4786.

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What Our Students Are Saying

  • “One of the best courses I attended in my 20+ years of law enforcement.” – M.R.
  • “The class structure is great and the facility is top notch. I will be coming back for more classes.” – R.M.
  • “Great course. I will recommend more officers at my department attend.” – J.H.
  • “Excellent course and greatly enhanced my knowledge and ability to instruct recruit officers as well as my entire patrol force.” – J.B.
  • “Excellent course. I learned a lot!! Glenn and Eddie are awesome instructors and made the class interesting and relevant to the real world.” – B.E., Regional Sales Mgr.
  • “Glenn and Eddie have been two of the best instructors I have ever had the privilege to train under. The teaching methods used by both were fantastic.” – Cpl. M.R.
  • “Course was well designed and instructors clearly had command knowledge of subject matter. Glenn kept things interesting with real world examples/videos of dangers of speed in crashes.” – TI D.N.
  • "Steve and Glenn were clearly experienced and passionate about the course and material. This made the class more enjoyable and interesting." – Spc. E.R.





Schedule Changes

This schedule is subject to change without notice. If you have not received an official confirmation email prior to the first day of class, please contact us at (904) 620-4786 or before traveling or making airline reservations.

Registration and Fees

Full payment must accompany all registrations. You may register online and pay with your Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express credit card, or you may download a Registration Form and mail it to IPTM with a check.

Cancellation/Refund Policy

Complete the Cancellation Request Form and return it to IPTM. No telephone cancellations will be accepted. A 20% administrative fee will be assessed to all refunds if the cancellation request is received within 14 days of the course start date. In lieu of a refund, student substitutions can be made or a credit can be issued for a future course. No refunds will be given for no-shows. If materials for an online course were sent to the student, the appropriate materials and shipping costs will be deducted from the refund amount. Materials may be returned to IPTM in their original condition at the student's expense. Once IPTM has received and inspected them, the refund will be processed.

Due to the automated format of online independent study courses and Videos on Demand (VoDs), no refunds or substitutions can be made after registration.

Course Confirmations

A minimum number of registrations must be received for an in-person class to run as scheduled. When the minimum criterion has been met, written confirmation will be emailed to you. Please do not travel or make airline reservations until you receive written notification confirming that the course will run as scheduled.

Transportation and Lodging

Most locations are served by several major airlines. Transportation, food and lodging are the responsibility of the student. For information on training locations, please visit our Locations page or call us at (904) 620-4786. For courses in Jacksonville, the University of North Florida maintains a list of area hotels on the Campus Travel Management page.

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