Public Safety Training - Emergency Medical Science

Law Enforcement In-Service Training


N-SERVICE Training Requirements from the NC Criminal Justice and Sheriffs' Education and Training Standards Commission: The In-service NC law enforcement officer training requirements, as outlined in the NC Administrative Code, requires that every police officer certified by the NC Criminal Justice and Training Standards Commission and deputy sheriff certified by NC Sheriff Education and Training Standards Commission complete 24-hours of in-service training annually. The topics for this requirement are outlined in the Code and include but are not limited to the classes listed below for 2014.  SCC will work with all agencies to meet these training requirements in traditional seat-based class or online delivery. Please call Dereck Jones at the PSTC, 828.306.7052 for additional information.

Law Enforcement In-service Training classes being offered in 2014:

The mandated in-service training topics for 2014: 

Firearms (not offered online) 
** Please note Hazmat Class for February is closed for Registration - Classes full
4 hrs
JMST:  A Juvenile - Now what? 2 hrs
2014 Legal Update 4 hrs
Officer Safety: First Five Minutes (not offered online) 2 hrs

Optional In-Service Topics for 2014:

Bloodborne Pathogens 2 hrs
Fundamentals of Evidence Collection (not offered online) 4 hrs
Hazardous Materials 2 hrs
Officer Survival:  Responding to Calls Off-Duty 2 hrs
2014 Law Enforcement Intelligence Update 2 hrs
Recognizing the Signs:  Pre-assaultive and Deceptive Behavior 4 hrs           

2014 Online Class Registration:

Steps for Registering for an Online Class:

  1. Click on the month below that you wish to register.
  2. Fill in the registration sheet and submit. 
  3. You will receive an email requesting additional information if this is your first time taking classes with SCC. 
  4. You will receive an email on the first day of class with your login and class information. 
  5. You are now required to login each of your classes within the first 3 days of class.  The instructions your receive on the first day explain this process to you.
  6. Please contact Pam Bell 828.306.7033 with online registration questions.
**Please Note February Registration is the only Registration Currently Available.  All registration dates will be available by February 3, 2014.                     
February 3 - February 27
** Hazmat for February is closed - class full
Registration Deadline January 24
March 3 - March 31  Closed Registration Deadline February 21
April 7 - April 30    Closed Registration Deadline March 28
May 5 - May 29   Closed Registration Deadline April 25
June 2 - June 30    Closed Registration Deadline May 23
July 7 - July 31    Closed Registration Deadline June 27
August 4 - August 31    Closed Registration Deadline July 28
September 8 - September 28 Registration Deadline August 29
October 6 - October 30 Registration Deadline September 26
November 3 - November 31 Registration Deadline October 24 Registration Extended until 10/30/14


Internet connection (suggested DSL or higher connection as dial up will time out on videos), Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Adobe Reader, Video player (example Window’s Media Player). You will need BASIC computer knowledge in Internet navigation, video player, Word, PDF files, and PowerPoint.

Registration required one week prior to beginning date of class.  Class size limited to 40 students. If class is full student will be notified and enrolled in next available class.

For more information please call Dereck Jones at 828.306.7052 or email d_jones[at]southwesterncc[dot]edu.