Patrol Procedure Instructor Class Application Process: 

Step 1:  Instructor Development Application pdf format of MPTC Instructor Training Application
for attendance for Patrol Procedures Instructor Class

  1. Submit Application with signature and approval of Chief Executive Officer

Step 2:  Application received and reviewed by State Coordinator and PPAC Members

  1. Qualified instructor candidates will receive notification of class scheduled.
  2. Unqualified instructor candidates will receive written notification and reasons for non-acceptance.

Patrol Procedure and Active Shooter Instructor Information

Level Application, maintenance, and upgrade

Note there is no Level 1 for Patrol Procedures and Active Shooter

 

Patrol Procedures (4-day class) covers: 
(Active Shooter as of 7/1/17 is no longer covered under Patrol Procedures.  If certified prior, you are grandfathered in and Active Shooter is covered under Patrol Procedures).

  • Motor Vehicle Stops
  • Patrol Response
  • Applied Patrol Procedures
  • LLAST (Less Lethal Applied Simulation Training)

Active Shooter ( 3-day class) covers:

  • Active Shooter
  • LLAST (Less Lethal Applied Simulation Training)

Initial Application: Patrol Procedures and Active Shooter

  • Submit a registration form, Provided when the class is announced and has to be signed by the Chief of Police or his designee from your agency.
  • When received and all is in order, you will receive a confirmation with class information 2 weeks prior to class start.
  • When received if there is a problem, you will be notified upon receipt of class registration form.

Levels Defined:

  • Class Only:
    • Instruct at own agency only
  • Level 2: (Assistant Instructor)
    • Instruct at own agency
    • Instruct for MPTC in any venue, (Basic Recruit, In-Service)
    • Evaluate scenarios during Applied Patrol Procedures
  • Level 3: (Lead Instructor)
    • Instruct at own agency
    • Instruct for MPTC in any venue, (Basic Recruit, In-Service)
    • Evaluate scenarios during Applied Patrol Procedures
    • Evaluate test scenarios during Applied Patrol Procedures
  • Level 4:  (Master Instructor)
    • Instruct at own agency
    • Instruct for MPTC in any venue, (Basic Recruit, In-Service)
    • Evaluate scenarios during Applied Patrol Procedures
    • Evaluate test scenarios during Applied Patrol Procedures

To obtain an MPTC Instructor Level you must:

  • Attend an Instructor Development Course
  • Attend and Active Shooter 3-Day Instructor Course, and or
  • Attend an MPTC Patrol Procedures 4 – Day Instructor Course

Level Maintenance:

  • Document 16 hours of instruction for each of the 3 years of the certification period Document (Class only, Level 2, 3, and 4)
  • Assist in classroom with a level 3 lead Instructor (Documented) (Level 2, 3, and 4)
  • Mentor Level 2’s when asked (Level 3 and 4)
  • Submit when requested for recertification, signed documentation of the 16 hours per year  (Class only, Level 2, 3, and 4)
  • Attend Active Shooter and/or Patrol Procedures Instructor Recertification class every 3 years  (Class only, Level 2, 3, and 4)
  • Successful reviews and recommendations from Academy Directors, Level 4’s and/or Statewide Coordinator  (Class only, Level 2, and 3)
  • Submit assessments of Instructors that you observed or mentored (Level 3 and 4)
  • Schedule Patrol Procedures and/or Active Shooter program with MPTC venue  (Level 3 and 4)
  • Submit paperwork as required of Program Information (schedule of classes - prior to), testing results, other required paperwork. (Level 3 and 4)
  • PPAC Member  (Level 4 only)
  • Assist in Administrative tasks as requested by Statewide Coordinator  (Level 4 only)
  • Attend PPAC Meetings  (Level 4 only)
  • Successful reviews and recommendations from Academy Directors, and/or Statewide Coordinator  (Level 4 only)

Level Upgrade:

  • Meet all criteria listed above (Level 2 and 3)
  • Minimum of 80 hours in a three year period (Level 2 to a Level 3)
  • Minimum of 5 years as a Level 3 Instructor (Level 3 to a Level 4)
  • Review and approval of Statewide Coordinator, PPAC. (Level 2 and 3)
  • Bases on PPAC vacancy (Level 3 to a Level 4)