International Association of Directors of Law Enforcement Standards and Training

National Training Program


 IADLEST is introducing the National Training Program (NTP)


In 2017, IADLEST launched the National Training Program (NTP) to showcase the Nation’s BEST training in venues throughout the US. These courses have earned the NCP seal for quality delivery and student satisfaction. They have been independently reviewed and assessed and meet the “best practices” standards for law enforcement training.


If you are a training provider, find out what the NTP can do for You!  NTP Vendor Services


The below lists the courses, the hosting sites, pricing and registration for NTP courses:

       Documenting Force provided by Force Concepts

Documenting Force delivers proven strategies that help officers avoid unnecessary internal and external scrutiny.
To register: click on one of the dates below:



Dates Location

Feb 26 – 27, 2018

Grand Island, Nebraska

April 9-10, 2018

Clinton Township, Michigan

June 18 – 19, 2018

Franklin, Wisconsin

June 20 – 21, 2018

Green Bay, Wisconsin

July 16 – 17, 2018

Norman, Oklahoma

July 30-31, 2018

Newman Lake, Washington

August 13 – 14, 2018

Appleton, Wisconsin

August 15 – 16, 2018

Wausau, Wisconsin

September 10 - 11,  2018 Andover, Massachusetts
September 12 - 13, 2018(coming) Plymouth, Massachusetts
October 1-2, 2018 Clinton Township, Michigan
October 15 - 16, 2018 Lafayette, Indiana


            Vehicle Stops and Searches                

This is no ordinary search and seizure class. Join instructor, author, officer, and search and seizure expert Don McCrea as he leads attendees to a clear understanding of an officer’s authority during vehicle stops and warrantless searches of vehicles and vehicle occupants.

To register, click on one of the dates below:


Dates Location

March 5 – 6, 2018

Woburn, Massachusetts

June 11 – 12, 2018

Foxborough, Massachusetts


     Use of Force - Becoming a More Confident Officer

This course is specifically designed to assist officers in making reasonable use of force decisions, defending their decisions through proper verbal and written articulation, and creating use of force incident reports that will stand up to legal scrutiny.

This course will also improve an officer’s ability to investigate and evaluate use of force incidents to determine reasonableness.

To register: Click on one of the dates below:

Dates Location

March 7 – 8, 2018

Woburn, Massachusetts

June 13 – 14, 2018

Foxborough, Massachusetts

    Intermediate De-escalation by Community Safety Institute

De-escalation strategies and officer tactics are presented in this course and significant time is dedicated to having all attendees participate in actual role-playing scenarios.

Video Scenarios, De-escalation Strategies, Officer Tactics, Trauma Informed Responses, Levels of Escalation, Verbal and Non-verbal Clues and Participant Role-Playing

To register, click on one of the dates below:

Dates Location

March 27, 2018

Somerville, Massachusetts

March 29, 2018

Foxborough, Massachusetts

May 8, 2018

Santa Fe, New Mexico

May 17, 2018

Acton, Massachusetts


Forensic Statement Analysis - The Key in Deception Detection

Forensic Statement Analysis is a tool that is highly effective in the detection of deception hidden in a person’s written or spoken statement.

To register, click on one of the dates below:

March 20, 2018
Acton, MA
March 22, 2018
Sharon, MA
July 19, 2018
Santa Fe, NM



      National Agency Strategic Planning Session:
                           Maximizing the DDACTS Model

                                                                    (Fee:  $7500 per Agency)

March 5 - 6, 2018
St. Charles Missouri Police Department

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