De-Escalation Instructor Course

Event Phone: 205-759-3000


  • October 18, 2021 - October 21, 2021
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Register at https://www.blueshieldtactical.com/ This course focuses on a real-world approach to communicating tactfully, which will allow you as an instructor to provide a baseline for your officers that will reduce liability, promote a professional image, build a rapport, and even save lives. This training is a hands-on scenario-based course that gets you as the instructor (more…)

Use of Force from the Street to the Courtroom

Event Phone: 205-759-3000


  • September 10, 2021
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Register at https://www.blueshieldtactical.com/ $115.00 per student The use of force is and has always been a controversial subject not only for the public but for police officers as well. There are many officers that don’t understand when and where they can use force and be within department guidelines as well as federal and state laws. (more…)

Recognizing Cannabis Impairment

Event Phone: 205-759-3000


  • November 8, 2021
    1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Training Announcement The Alabama Impaired Driving Enforcement Program will be conducting training on Recognizing Cannabis Impairment TRAINING DATES: November 8th, 2021 TRAINING TIMES: 1300hrs – 1700hrs TRAINING SITE: Law Enforcement Academy Tuscaloosa This class is designed to teach officers about cannabis impairment-related driving cues. We will examine field sobriety tests that reveal behaviors commonly observed (more…)

SFST Instructor Update Training

Event Phone: 205-759-3000


  • November 8, 2021
    8:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Alabama Impaired Driving Enforcement Program will be conducting TRAINING DATES: NOVEMBER 8, 2021 TRAINING TIMES: 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. TRAINING SITE: Tuscaloosa Police Academy Tuscaloosa, AL THIS IS NOT A SFST INSTRUCTOR INITIAL CERTIFICATION COURSE. This class is intended for personnel who have already completed the NHTSA/IACP SFST Instructor Course and have the (more…)

Recognizing Cannabis Impairment

Event Phone: 205-759-3000


  • July 15, 2021
    1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Training Announcement The Alabama Impaired Driving Enforcement Program will be conducting training on Recognizing Cannabis Impairment TRAINING DATES: July 15th, 2021 TRAINING TIMES: 1300hrs – 1700hrs TRAINING SITE: Law Enforcement Academy Tuscaloosa This class is designed to teach officers about cannabis impairment-related driving cues. We will examine field sobriety tests that reveal behaviors commonly observed (more…)

SFST Refresher Training

Event Phone: 205-759-3000


  • July 15, 2021
    8:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Alabama Impaired Driving Enforcement Program will be conducting Standardized Field Sobriety Testing (SFST) Refresher Training TRAINING DATES: July 5th, 2021 TRAINING TIMES: 0800 – 1200p TRAINING SITE: Law Enforcement Academy Tuscaloosa This course will refresh your skills in evaluating impaired driving suspects, from the initial observation of the vehicle to the arrest and processing (more…)

Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement – A.R.I.D.E.

Event Phone: 205-759-3000


  • July 13, 2021 - July 14, 2021
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Training Announcement Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement (ARIDE) Training offers additional information to law enforcement officers on detecting impairment caused by more than just alcohol. Once an officer completes the training he/she will be more proficient with the 3 test battery of the SFST (HGN, WAT, OLS), as well as a broader knowledge of drug (more…)

GLOCK Armorers Course

Event Phone: 205-759-3000


  • April 20, 2021
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Register at glocktraining.com • Cost: $250 US per Student • Length: 8 Hours / 1 Day • Hours: 8am-5pm. • 3 year Certification upon successful completion for all GLOCK model pistols, excluding the G18 Select Fire models • Student provides Safety Glasses and a small flashlight • GLOCK will provide lunch Course Outline • Introduction (more…)

GLOCK MOS Operator Course

Event Phone: 205-759-3000


  • April 21, 2021 - April 22, 2021
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Register at glocktraining.com  Cost $400 U.S.  Length 16 Hours (2 Days)  Class Hours 8am-5pm each day  Certificate issued upon successful completion Course Outline  INTRODUCTION  REQUIRED EQUIPMENT  SAFETY BRIEF  RANGE PROCEDURES AND COMMANDS  NOMENCLATURE OF THE PISTOL  BALLISTICS  DRY PRACTICE  PRESENTATION OF THE PISTOL (more…)

APOSTC Firearms Instructor Development Course

Event Phone: 205-759-3000

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  • January 19, 2021 - January 20, 2021
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

When: January 19 & 20, 2021 Time: 8AM – 5PM Cost: Free Where: Tuscaloosa Sheriff’s Office Range 22794 P&M Mining Rd. Berry, AL 35546 You can go to APOSTC Northeast Academy to register JSU Northeast Law Enforcement Academy PLEASE NOTE: While shooting does occur, this course is not a “shooting” course. It is an instructor (more…)