Training Calendar for Active Law Enforcement Personnel

The following training sessions are offered to active law enforcement personnel (corrections, local, state and federal). For description of the course and requirements, click on the corresponding title. Register online using the link provided.

All courses are free. Pre-registration is required.

March              
Date Time Course TCole # Course Setting Instructor(s) Slots Register
TBA 8:00AM-5:00PM IPMBA Bicycle Response Training for Crowd Control. 32 Hrs. 3358 Classroom/hands-on Hernandez/Bahena 14 UTRGV PD STAFF ONLY
4-8 8:00AM-5:00PM Mental Health Peace Officer Certification Course. 40 Hrs.
BROWNSVILLE CAMPUS – SALON CASIA
4001 Classroom/scenario based drills Antonio Zarzoza 20 https://goo.gl/QxosA8
28 1:00PM-5:00PM Legal Updates. 4 Hrs. 3185 Classroom Lt. Van Slusser 30 https://goo.gl/nYTRrd
29 8:00AM-5:00PM Excited Delirium Awareness & Response Tactics. 8 Hrs. 3847 Classroom Antonio Zarzoza 30 https://goo.gl/C7zzpG
April              
Date Time Course TCole # Course Setting Instructor(s) Slots Register
15-19 8:00AM-5:00PM Basic Instructor Certification Course. 1* 40 Hrs. 1014 Classroom/teach-backs Anotnio Zarazoza 14 https://goo.gl/ciBjZ
26 8:00AM-5:00PM Law Enforcement Active De-Escalation Strategies (LEADS). 8 Hrs. 1849 Classroom/Scenario based drills Anotnio Zarazoza 30 https://goo.gl/9YUPM6
29-03 8:00AM-5:00PM IPMBA Police Cyclist Course (Harlingen Campus) 2*. 40 Hrs 3358 Classroom/Hands-on Hernandez/Bahena 14 https://goo.gl/SojkHL
May              
Date Time Course TCole # Course Setting Instructor(s) Slots Register
2-3 8:00AM-5:00PM Adv. Presentation & Design for Public Safety Trainers. 1* 16 Hrs. UTRGV Center for Innovation and Commercialization (CIC) WESLACO, TX 38700 Classroom/Computer lab Anotnio Zarazoza 20 https://goo.gl/mFy5Ds
7 8:00AM-12:00PM Interacting with drivers who are deaf and hard of hearing. 4 Hrs. 7887 Classroom Fellippe Munoz 30 https://goo.gl/rESC16
7 1:00PM-2:00PM Child Safety Check Alert List. 1 Hr. 4068 Classroom Fellippe Munoz 30 https://goo.gl/PKN3cB
9 8:00AM-5:00PM The Ethical Warrior: Ethics & Professionalism Among the Thin Blue Line. 8 Hrs. UTRGV Center for Innovation and Commercialization (CIC) WESLACO, TX 3920 Classroom Barrera/Zarzoza 60 https://goo.gl/CdoPLe
13-17 8:00AM-5:00PM New Crisis Intervention Training Course 40 Hrs. 1850 Classroom/Scenario based drills Anotnio Zarazoza 30 https://goo.gl/8GoNVT
23 1:00PM-5:00PM Legal Updates. 4 Hrs. 3185 Classroom Van Slusser 30 https://goo.gl/G2MyEC
28 8:00AM-5:00PM Effective Courtroom Testimony. 8 Hrs. 2057 Classroom/Mock Testimony Lopez/Zarzoza 30 https://goo.gl/Z4ibs5
30-31 8:00AM-5:00PM Tactical Off-Duty Response Training: FORCE-ON-FORCE. 16 Hrs. 3922 Classroom/Force-on-Force Anotnio Zarazoza 20 https://goo.gl/T9JXLM
July              
Date Time Course TCole # Course Setting Instructor(s) Slots Register
3 1:00PM-3:00PM Civilian Interaction Training Program. 2 Hrs. 30418 Classroom David Pena 30 https://goo.gl/weyuqD
5 1:00PM-5:00PM Canine Encounters. 4 Hrs. 4065 Classroom Antonio Zarzoza 30 https://goo.gl/13A1R9
10-14 8:00AM-5:00PM New Crisis Intervention Training Course 40 Hrs. 1850 Classroom/Scenario based drills Antonio Zarzoza 30 https://goo.gl/8GoNVT
18-21 8:00AM-5:00PM Intermediate Crime Scene Investigations. 32 Hrs. 2106 Classroom/hands-on Lopez/Lopez 30 https://goo.gl/AfZZk1
24-28 8:00AM-5:00PM Advanced Field Training Officer Certification Course. 40 Hrs. 3718 Classroom/Teach-backs Antonio Zarzoza 30 https://goo.gl/dUhNdR
  • REGISTER ONLINE AT THE LINK PROVIDED FOR EACH SPECIFIC COURSE.
  • A minimum of 10 students must be present for a course to continue. Students will be notified within 48 hours in case of cancellation.
  • Training is ONLY available to active personnel (corrections, local, state & federal). Reserves will be placed in a waiting list as alternates.
  • Students that wish to cancel, must use the same sign-up system they used to register initially.
  • Students’ failure to cancel with proper notification to the training officer within 72 hrs of starting of the class, will cause a loss of training privileges at our training facility (for all and any training hosted, sponsored or provided) for a period of no less than 6 months from the date of the class in question.
  • 1* Students must bring a laptop loaded with Word and PowerPoint, an unopened (still in box) 8G flashdrive and a 10’ power extension cord.
  • 2* Students must bring bicycle (with pedal retention and front & rear light), eyeprotection, helmet, hydration system , full gear belt and complete bike patrol uniform.

For more information, contact UTRGV Police Department Training Officer Antonio Zarzoza at:  (956) 665-2988 or by email at Antonio.Zarzoza@utrgv.edu