Classes offered by CCPS.

Law Enforcement/Administration of Justice

Law Enforcement/Administration of Justice

CCPS has delivered customized training on 50 different topics to more than 1,000 officers of 60 southwestern Pennsylvania police departments since 2002. This includes basic level law enforcement training on such topics as:

  • OC Pepper Spray
  • Police Baton
  • Handcuffing
  • Ground Defense
  • Tactical Folding Knife
  • Rapid Deployment
  • Officer Survival
  • Firearms
  • Management of Aggressive Behavior

Law Enforcement Faculty Achievements

Here is a list of accomplishments achieved by some of our current and past faculty members: 

Five FBI National Academy Graduates

Nine faculty shared the 1998 Association for Continuing Higher Education (ACHE) award for Top Non-Credit Program in the nation

Three instructors were presenters at the 2002 American Society for Law Enforcement Training (ASLET) in Close Contact Defensive Tactics

One former national champion pistol shooter

One former national champion judo fighter

A combined total of 75 years of teaching experience among our core firearms instructors

A combined total of 70 years of teaching experience among our core defensive tactics instructors

Law Enforcement—Rapid Deployment

Commonly known as "rapid deployment" and "active shooter response" this 2-day course provides police officers with the skills necessary to effectively and safely respond to an active emergency taking place in a school environment.

Recent additions to our Critical Incident Response courses:

  • Advanced Critical Incident Response to School Emergencies
  • Critical Incident Response for Police Officers
  • Critical Incident Response for Security Professionals
  • Creating a Special Response Team

For information on customized training, please contact the center.