Specialized Patrol Techniques is being offered on December 5, 2016 at GPSTC’s main campus in Forsyth. This course provides peace officers with a working knowledge of the current techniques of traditional and specialized patrol programs as well as information on current and future trends in patrol service. Some topics to be included, but not limited to, are: the history of police patrol, strategies for effective police patrol, police and citizen encounters, recognizing implicit bias, transportation options, specialized patrol units, and surviving a career in police patrol.
Special Notes: This course is required for the P.O.S.T. Advanced Certification.