POST Approved Training

  • 2019 Trainings

  • Advanced Verbal Defense & Influence: Approved for 4 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Great Falls, February 20, 2019.  For more information, contact Geri Mason at 406-846-1320 ext. 2307 or [email protected] or click here.
  • Instructional/Curriculum Development (Basic Instructor Development): Approved for 40 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Helena, February 25 – March 1, 2019.  For more information, contact Geri Mason at 406-846-1320 ext. 2307 or [email protected]
  • Law Enforcement Instructor School: Approved for 40 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Kalispell, February 25 – March 1, 2019.  For more information, contact Travis Bruyer at [email protected]
  • Victim Impact: Listen & Learn Training for Facilitators: Approved for 26.5 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Helena, February 26-28, 2019.  For more information, contact Geri Mason at 406-846-1320 ext. 2307 or [email protected] or click here.
  • First Aid Refresher: Approved for 4 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Deer Lodge, February 27, 2019.  For more information, contact Geri Mason at 406-846-1320 ext. 2307 or [email protected] or click here.
  • First Aid Refresher: Approved for 4 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Deer Lodge, February 28, 2019.  For more information, contact Geri Mason at 406-846-1320 ext. 2307 or [email protected] or click here.
  • First Aid Refresher: Approved for 4 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Deer Lodge, March 1, 2019.  For more information, contact Geri Mason at 406-846-1320 ext. 2307 or [email protected] or click here.
  • Montana Narcotics Officer Association (MNOA) Conference: Approved for various POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Bozeman, March 4-7, 2019.  For more information, contact Troy Charbonneau at [email protected]
  • FBI Child Abduction Response Training: Approved for 16 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Billings, March 5 & 6, 2019.  For more information, contact Cara Kaizer at [email protected]
  • Motivational Interviewing: Approved for 16 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Deer Lodge , March 5 & 6, 2019.  For more information, contact Geri Mason at 406-846-1320 ext. 2307 or [email protected] or click here.
  • Taser CEW Instructor Certification: Approved for 20 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Billings, March 7 & 8, 2019.  For more information, contact Taylor Bernhardt at [email protected]
  • Cyber Targeting for Human Trafficking Investigations Course: Approved for 20 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Bozeman, March 11-13, 2019.  For more information, contact Grank Graziano  at [email protected]
  • Field Training Officer Basic: Approved for 40 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Helena, March 11-15, 2019.  For more information, contact Roger Campbell  at [email protected]
  • MACo PCT Regional Training: Approved for 8 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Glasgow, March 12, 2019.  For more information, contact Emelia McEwen   at 406-449-4370 or click here.
  • Interviewing and Interrogation: Approved for 23 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Billings, March 12-15, 2019.  For more information, contact Taylor Bernhardt at [email protected]
  • MACo PCT Regional Training: Approved for 8 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Miles City, March 13, 2019.  For more information, contact Emelia McEwen   at 406-449-4370 or click here.
  • Forensic Document Examination for Law Enforcement & Public Safety Officers: Approved for 8 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Missoula, March 14, 2019.  For more information, contact Bill Burt at 406-529-0430 or [email protected]
  • Investigating Abuse in Later Life: Approved for 7 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Shelby, March 14, 2019.  For more information, contact Victoria Green at 406-444-3689 or [email protected] or click here.
  • MACo PCT Regional Training: Approved for 78POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Billings, March 14, 2019.  For more information, contact Emelia McEwen   at 406-449-4370 or click here.
  • TASER X2 & X26 Re-Certification: Approved for 3.5 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Great Falls, March 14, 2019.  For more information, contact Geri Mason at 406-846-1320 ext. 2307 or [email protected] or click here.
  • MACo PCT Regional Training: Approved for 8 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Butte, March 15, 2019.  For more information, contact Emelia McEwen   at 406-449-4370 or click here.
  • Enhancing the Court Process for Domestic Violence Litigants: Approved for 12 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Miles City, March 20 & 21, 2019.  For more information, contact Cindy Conley at [email protected] or click here.
  • Phase I & II Hostage Negotiations & Crisis Intervention: Approved for 32 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Billings, March 25-29, 2019.  For more information, contact Sara Barnett at [email protected] com or click here.
  • SFST and DWI Detection Instructor Course: Approved for 40 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Helena , March 25-29, 2019.  For more information, contact Kurt Sager  at [email protected]
  • Krav Maga for Law Enforcement –  Ground for Leos: Approved for 2 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Billings, March 30, 2019.  For more information, contact Dennis Forleo   at 406-591-2864 or [email protected] or click here.
  • NRA School Shield Security Assessor Training: Approved for 32.5 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Medicine Lake, MT, April 1-5, 2019.  For more information, contact Brian Goldstein  at 844-467-7723 or click here.
  • Less Lethal Instructor Course: Approved for 32 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Billings, April 2-5, 2019.  For more information, contact Patty Horton at [email protected] or click here.
  • Primary Sniper: Approved for 32 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Billings, April 8-11, 2019.  For more information, contact Taylor Bernhardt at [email protected]
  • CIT Basic, Missoula Academy #4: Approved for 40 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Missoula, April 8-12, 2019.  For more information, contact Ben Slater at [email protected] or 406-552-6300.
  • Interview and Interrogation (Wicklander-Zulawski): Approved for 21 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Kalispell, April 23-25, 2019.  For more information, contact Travis Bruyer at  [email protected]
  • Advanced Interview and Interrogation (Wicklander-Zulawski): Approved for 7 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Kalispell, April 26, 2019.  For more information, contact Travis Bruyer at  [email protected]
  • Successfully Navigating the Pitfalls of a LE Career: Approved for 16 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Kalispell, April 29 & 30, 2019.  For more information, contact Michelle O’Neil at 406-751-3778 or  [email protected]
  • Instructor Development for Public Safety Professionals: Approved for 40 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Lewistown, May 6-10, 2019.  For more information, contact Tracy Lewellen at 406-535-3415 or [email protected]
  • Winning a Gunfight: Approved for 8 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Billings, May 7, 2019.  For more information, contact Tim Rupp at 208-206-1215 or click here.
  • Bolt Action Sniper Rifle Armorer Course: Approved for 8 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Helena, May 13, 2019.  For more information, contact Greg “Sully” Sullivan at 763-712-0123 or [email protected] or click here.
  • AR15/M16/M4 Armorer Course: Approved for 16 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Helena, May 14 & 15, 2019.  For more information, contact Greg “Sully” Sullivan at 763-712-0123 or [email protected] or click here.
  • Advanced AR15/M16/M4 Armorer Course: Approved for 16 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Helena, May 16 & 17, 2019.  For more information, contact Greg “Sully” Sullivan at 763-712-0123 or [email protected] or click here.
  • Introduction to the Science of Friction Ridge Examination: Approved for 40 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Great Falls, June 17-21, 2019.  For more information, contact Jessica Reardon  at 406-455-8418 or [email protected] or click here.
  • Unarmed Defense & Baton Tactics: Approved for 11 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in White Sulpher Springs, June 28, 2019.  For more information, contact Jennifer K. Ehrhardt at [email protected]
  • Combat Shotgun: Approved for 9.75 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in White Sulpher Springs, June 29, 2019.  For more information, contact Jennifer K. Ehrhardt at [email protected]
  • Pistol & Rifle Deployment and Vehicle Defense: Approved for 11 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in White Sulpher Springs, June 30, 2019.  For more information, contact Jennifer K. Ehrhardt at [email protected]
  • Criminal Investigations Using Cellular Technologies: Approved for 40 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Missoula, July 15-19, 2019.  For more information, contact Mike Fegely at 480-378-6823 or click here.
  • Command College: POST credit pending. Located in West Yellowstone, October 20-25, 2019. For more information please contact Annette Sharkey at [email protected]

Online Trainings

    • Critical Incident – Total Disaster Response:  Approved for 8 POST Training Credit Hours.  Online training.  For more information, click here.
    • Critical Incident – Stress:  Approved for 8 POST Training Credit Hours.  Online training.  For more information, click here.
    • Hostage Negotiation:  Approved for 8 POST Training Credit Hours.  Online training.  For more information, click here.
    • Communications Center Liability:  Approved for 8 POST Training Credit Hours.  Online training.  For more information, click here.
    • tress; It’s All in Your Head:  Approved for 8 POST Training Credit Hours.  Online training.  For more information, click here.
    • Domestic Violence:  Approved for 8 POST Training Credit Hours.  Online training.  For more information, click here.
    • Crimes in Progress:  Approved for 8 POST Training Credit Hours.  Online training.  For more information, click here.
    • Customer Service:  Approved for 8 POST Training Credit Hours.  Online training.  For more information, click here.
    • Suicide Intervention:  Approved for 8 POST Training Credit Hours.  Online training.  For more information, click here.
    • Active Shooter:  Approved for 8 POST Training Credit Hours.  Online training.  For more information, click here.
    • Death Investigation Training-Forensic Pathology for the Death Investigator: Approved for 18 POST Training Credit Hours. Online training. For more information, click here.
    • Death Investigation Training-Cultural Competency: Approved for 2.25 POST Training Credit Hours. Online training. For more information, click here.
    • Death Investigation Training-Advanced Topics: Approved for 5 POST Training Credit Hours. Online training. For more information, click here.
    • Death Investigation Training-Basic: Approved for 7.75 POST Training Credit Hours. Online training. For more information, click here.
    • Ethical Leadership Development: Approved for 120 POST Training Credit Hours for Phases I & II. Online training. For more information, contact Sherry Bass at 919-753-1127 or [email protected]
    • Introduction to Sexual Assault Investigation for the Rural Investigator: Approved for 21 POST Training Credit Hours. Online training. For more information, contact Mira Frosolono at 501-570-8072 or [email protected] or click here.
    • Communications Training Officer (CTO):  Approved for 16 POST Training Credit Hours.  Online training.  For more information, click here.
    • Advanced Law Enforcement:  Approved for 16 POST Training Credit Hours.  Online training.  For more information, click here.
    • Fire Communications:  Approved for 16 POST Training Credit Hours.  Online training.  For more information, click here.
    • Elite Continuous Training:  Approved for 4 POST Training Credit Hours.  Online training.  For more information, click here.
    • Terrorism and the Telecommunicator:  Approved for 8 POST Training Credit Hours.  Online training.  For more information, click here.
    • Breeding Success in Your Training Program:  Approved for 8 POST Training Credit Hours.  Online training.  For more information, click here.
    • Communications Center Supervisor:  Approved for 16 POST Training Credit Hours.  Online training.  For more information, click here.
    • How to Save a Life – Yours:  Approved for 8 POST Training Credit Hours.  Online training.  For more information, click here.
    • Introduction to Sexual Assault Investigation for the Rural Executive:  Approved for 18 POST Training Credit Hours.  Reoccurring monthly.  For more information, click here.
    • Ten Steps to a Graffiti Free City: Approved for 8 POST Training Credit Hours. Online training. For more information contact Rick Stanton at 408-206-4259 or [email protected] or click here.
    • Introduction to Sexual Assault Investigation for the Rural Investigator: Approved for 21 POST Training Credit Hours. Online training. For more information contact Crystal Blakley at 501-570-8056 or [email protected] or click here.
    • Introduction to Sexual Assault Investigation for the Rural Executive: Approved for 18 POST Training Credit Hours. Online training. For more information contact Crystal Blakley at 501-570-8056 or [email protected] or click here.
  • Employment Opportunities: 
    • Valley County Sheriff’s Office is currently accepting applications for the position of Undersheriff. Lateral transfers for officers having achieved the Montana Intermediate or Advanced Certification. Five or more years of experience preferred. VCSO currently has nine sworn officers including the Sheriff Elect. VCSO is an innovative office with high quality vehicles, equipment, and training. VCSO utilizes modern policing technology including Axon X2 CEW’s, WatchGuard body cameras and in-car cameras.Valley County has roughly 7,800 people spread across over 5,000 square miles. The largest town and county seat is Glasgow, Montana. There are seven other communities in Valley County and approximately one third of the county is made up of the Fort Peck Indian Reservation.The Undersheriff position currently pays $46,338.11. Sick and vacation would accrue based on previous county employment longevity. All types of sworn officers are encouraged to apply. Valley County is an outdoor prairie paradise that boasts great upland, waterfowl, and big game hunting opportunities. Most notably Fort Peck Lake is known for its abundant game fish species with trophy walleye, pike, salmon and small mouth bass. The rural county is known as the “middle of nowhere” which is probably why most of us live here. Please forward your resume with cover letter to Tom Boyer, Sheriff Elect at [email protected] or call 406-263-8925 with any questions. Thank you.
  • Opening for a Sworn Deputy Sheriff Position Position Title: Deputy SheriffStarting Salary: $21.13/hour- $43,956.75/yearBenefits: Sheriff’s Retirement System, Health Insurance Allowance, Take Home Patrol Vehicle, Paid Vacation and Sick leave, Longevity, Certification Pay, and On-Call Pay.Position Summary:The Deputy Sheriff is responsible for performing law enforcement and crime prevention work including patrolling of assigned areas, preserving the peace, serving warrants and making arrests, and assisting in preliminary criminal investigations. This includes assignments to patrol, civil, investigations, search and rescue, court security; and performing related duties as assigned. Applicants are required to meet the peace officer employment, education, and certification standards as outlined in 7-32-303 MCA.Applications: Applications and full job descriptions are available at the Sheriff’s Office at 2 South Pacific Street Ste. 16, Dillon, MT 59725; or on the County website at http://beaverheadcounty.oro/departments/sheriff/; or at the Montana Job Service http://jobservices.dli.mt.qov/about-iob-services/butte. Beaverhead County is an equal opportunity employer.Applications will be accepted until February 22nd, 2017 at 5:00pm. Interviews will be arranged after review of applications. Position will remain open until filled.For any inquiries or questions, contact Karl Towery at 406-683-3704.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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