This is an instructor-led online course.
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.
- 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
This online course will not meet the FDLE requirements for Florida officers. Florida officers MUST take the classroom version of this class to become certified in the State of Florida.
Online environment: This course is interactive, instructor-led, and divided into weekly modules. At the end of each week, the current module will close and a new module will open. This way, the entire class progresses through the materials together, just like classroom training. There are no provisions for you to skip modules or work ahead of the rest of the class.
This is not a self-paced course. Although there are no specific times that you must be online, you will be required to complete assignments each week by the deadlines posted within the course. You should plan to dedicate an average of five to eight hours per week to the course activities. You must be committed to the course and invest the time necessary for successful completion.
The instructors will be available by email and on discussion boards throughout the course. They will be your guides and will assist you with questions and advanced discussions at every step along the way.
Computer requirements: You will complete the course entirely online. A dependable broadband internet connection, a Windows or Mac computer that you have administrative access to, a webcam with microphone, and Adobe Acrobat Reader (free download) is required.
This course is not eligible for certificate discounts.