POST Approved Training

2018 Trainings

  • Advanced Verbal Defense & Influence: Approved for 3.5 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Deer Lodge, December 11, 2018.  For more information, contact Geri Mason at 406-846-1320 ext. 2307 or [email protected]
  • ARIDE: Approved for 16 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Billings, December 11 & 12, 2018.  For more information, contact Kurt Sager at [email protected]
  • Kaminisky, Sullenberger & Associates: 5-Day Field Training Officer Certification: Approved for 40 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Billings, December 10-14, 2018.  For more information, contact Hans DeMello at 406-254-7941.
  • Crisis Intervention & De-Escalation Techniques: Approved for 4 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Deer Lodge, December 13, 2018.  For more information, contact Geri Mason at 406-846-1320 ext. 2307 or [email protected]
  • Naloxone Master Trainer: Approved for 3 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in  Bozeman, December 13, 2018.  For more information, contact Amber Olson at 800-276-6123 ext. 709 ext. 2307 or [email protected]
  • Naloxone Master Trainer: Approved for 3 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in  Kalispell, December 14, 2018.  For more information, contact Amber Olson at 800-276-6123 ext. 709 ext. 2307 or [email protected]
  • Naloxone Master Trainer: Approved for 3 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in  Libby, December 14, 2018.  For more information, contact Amber Olson at 800-276-6123 ext. 709 ext. 2307 or [email protected]
  • Speed-Measuring Device (RADAR): Approved for 8 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Colstrip, December 17, 2018.  For more information, contact Bruce Price at 406-346-2715.
  • 2019 Trainings

  • Ending Commercial Sexual Exploitation: Approved for 4 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Missoula, January 9, 2019.  For more information, contact Kat Werner at  [email protected]
  • First Aid/CPR/AED/Blood Borne Pathogens Refresher: Approved for 3 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Helena, January 23, 2018.  For more information, contact Geri Mason at 406-846-1320 ext. 2307 or [email protected]
  • Krav Maga for Law Enforcement –  Handgun Defenses 1 & 2: Approved for 2 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Billings, February 2, 2019.  For more information, contact Dennis Forleo   at 406-591-2864 or [email protected] or click here.
  • Digital Crime Scene and Evidence Photography: Approved for 24 POST Training Credit Hours.  Located in Great Falls, February 6-8, 2019.  For more information, contact Jessica Reardon at 406-455-8418 or [email protected] or click here.
  • 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]
  • 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.
  • 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]
  • 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.
  • 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]

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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