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The Training Office provides for the training needs of all police personnel within the department, including arrangements to send employees to classes and seminars anywhere in the country. Sworn officers, ordinance officers and civilians attended various schools and training. Additionally, sworn officers and ordinance personnel receive 24 hours of In-Service Training annually. Training is also extended to Reserve Police Officers and Explorers.

This includes police academy training for recruit officers and mandatory internal training such as:

    • Verbal De-Escalation
    • Alternatives to Violent Force
    • Less Than Lethal Training
    • Implicit & Explicit Bias Training
    • Annual In-Service Training
      • Michigan Department of Civil Rights
          • Implicit Bias Training Levels 1 & 2
          • Legitimacy & Procedural Justice
    • Noise Enforcement
    • Defensive Tactics
    • Autism
    • CPR/AED Qualification

Each Patrol officer receives up-to-date information on the legal aspects of Use of Force and refresher training in the physical and mental aspects of physical confrontations.

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