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Law Enforcement and Police Training. Offering over 40
multimedia CD-ROM courses which include videos, text, interactive testing and tracking of a user"s progress & comprehension. Medical Certification, Teacher Training, Government Compliance,
Respiratory Training and Reference Products.
multimedia CD-ROM courses which include videos, text, interactive testing and tracking of a user"s progress & comprehension. Medical Certification, Teacher Training, Government Compliance,
Respiratory Training and Reference Products.
Backup Training Corporation is based in Coeur D Alene, ID, USA
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Big Rigs : In this course, you will learn about the costs associated with commercial trucking as well as how to recognize equipment and overweight violations, what to do when you decide to stop a truck, and what the law entitles you to search after the stop has been Big Rigs ( 2-hour course ) It could be said that the trucking industry is the backbone of this country. Every day, thousands of trucks travel thousands of miles to transport the goods necessary to sustain our standard of living. Unfortunately, the demand for material goods can lead unscrupulous companies to cut corners in chase of a higher profit. And then there are the companies that more...
Bloodborne Pathogens : Gain the necessary knowledge to recognize potentially dangerous people and situations, and what steps to follow to prevent exposure to life-threatening diseases. Bloodborne Pathogens ( 2-hour course ) Instructed by Eileen Rhodes Law enforcement officers and personnel face a silent menace on a daily basis: bloodborne pathogens. Transmitted through blood and other bodily fluids, bloodborne pathogens, such as HIV and hepatitis, pose a serious threat to officers in the field and in detention centers across the U.S. Through education, officers more...
Cultural Diversity for Employees : Corporations, competing at a global level, need employees that not only offer the right job skills to meet new challenges, but the right people skills to address growing demographic changes in the American workforce and consumer base.
Cultural Diversity for Supervisors : The course will help better handle the business climate of today that offers new sets of challenges for employers. Corporate downsizing, growth of manufacturing overseas, international competition, and an ever-evolving U.S. economy create new and old pre
Drugs in the Workplace : A firm understanding of the types of drugs abused gives an employer the tools to better understand the significance and scope of the problem of drugs in the workplace, as well as how to better detect the drugged employee.
Sexual Harassment for Employees : Addresses types of sexual harassment, investigations, taking corrective measures against it, and how to create a harassment-free workplace. It also covers the obligations and responsibilities of line employees.
Sexual Harassment for Supervisors : Addresses types of sexual harassment, investigations, taking corrective measures against it, and how to create a harassment-free workplace. It also covers the obligations and responsibilities of supervisors.
Violence in the Workplace : Learn the the major categories of workplace violence, how to identify warning signs and the potential for violence by employees, strategies for the prevention of workplace violence, and lastly how to respond to incidents of violence in the workplace whilePolice and Law Enforcement
Advanced Interview Techniques : This course delves into the study of handwriting and body analysis revealing clues that can help officers obtain confessions from guilty suspects.
Civil Liabilities : It is not enough to know criminal law, case and civil law impact our career on a daily basis. Many police watchdog groups are waiting to sue you. Civil Liabilities ( 8-hour course ) Instructed by Jeffery Epstein For today's law enforcement officer, it is not enough to know criminal law. Case and civil law impact our career on a daily basis. Police popularity is not at an all-time high. Many police watchdog groups are waiting to sue you. Don't let your next paycheck go to anyone but you!
Clandestine Meth Labs : Learn specific warning signs of active meth labs, the types and locations of labs, as well as officer safety. Clandestine Meth Labs ( 8-hour course ) Instructed by Craig Hammer AN EXPLOSIVE PROBLEM! Meth labs can be deadly to uninformed officers. Poisonous gases, chemicals, and other hazards exist in addition to armed suspects. Nobody said this was going to be easy. This course covers a first responder's nightmare-walking into an active "meth lab." You will learn specific warning signs of active meth labs, the types and locations of labs, as well as officer safety in these more...
Club Drugs : Officers will learn about the indicators and visible effects of GHB, ketamine, Rohypnol, and Ecstasy. Club Drugs ( 8-hour course ) Instructed by Trinka Porrata A trendy name for a very serious problem that confronts today's youth and law enforcement. GHB, ketamine, Rohypnol, and Ecstasy are under the radar because society is not aware of the dangers they present. Can you identify which one of these drugs are used as an animal tranquilizer? User profiles, raves, club more...
Community Policing : Information needed to alert you to the traps of misconduct associated with community policing. It will also teach you how to foster police and community cooperation to develop strong, safe communities. Community Policing ( 8-hour course ) Instructed by David Bodie This course will give you information you need to alert you to the traps of misconduct associated with community policing. It will also teach you how to foster police and community cooperation to develop strong, safe communities.
Computer Crimes : An overview of the historic development of computers and computer crime incidents, conducting computer investigations, and seizing and custody issues of digital media. Computer Crimes ( 8-hour course ) Instructed by John Sgromolo Hackers, crackers, and phreakers ... these are the criminals of the twenty-first century. Armed with a keyboard and a modem instead of traditional burglar tools, the threat posed by these people has the potential to be far more pervasive than the traditional criminal. Computer Crimes is an eight-hour course, and will provide an overview of the historic more...
Controlled Force Weapon Retention : The techniques shown in the class are not difficult to master. Each scenario is gone over carefully by the instructors so the student has a clear picture of how to train
Crash Investigations : This class will help you learn how to investigate and document crashes no matter if you're a rookie or an expert in these types of investigations. Crash Investigations ( 8-hour course ) Instructed by Richard Pepe Like it or not, crash investigations are a big part of your job. This class will help you learn how to investigate and document crashes no matter if you're a rookie or an expert in these types of investigations.
Criminal Interdiction : Criminal interdiction will examine common characteristics of criminals, relevant case law pertaining to consensual contacts and detentions, and document examination in the field.
Crisis Negotiations : Information on crisis negotiations, hostage/barricade incidents, responsibilities for first responders, verbal tactics, suspect behavior, and SWAT expectations. Crisis Negotiations ( 8-hour course ) Instructed by Captain Steve Taylor You roll on a call. You are first to arrive at the scene. You are it! The first few critical moments and the decisions you make directly affect the outcome of the situation. This course includes information on crisis negotiations, hostage/barricade incidents, responsibilities for first responders, more...
Cultural Diversity : Improve your knowledge of habits and customs of our ever-changing public, it will also enhance your relationships with coworkers and supervisors. Cultural Diversity ( 8-hour course ) Instructed by Sheila Daniel Don't fall into the trap of "stereotypes," which are assumptions based on false information. This course will not only improve your knowledge of habits and customs of our ever-changing public, it will also enhance your relationships with coworkers and supervisors.
Document Identification and Deception : Designed to enhance investigations, inspections, and Border Patrol by identifying individuals involved in fraudulent documents.
Domestic Terrorist Groups : Explore the main reasons that people organize into armed groups with an anti-government perspective. This course covers diverse groups such as Earth First! ELF, various militias nationwide, and the issues that galvanize them. Domestic Terrorist Groups ( 2-hour course ) Events in America have brought citizen militias into the glare of modern media and law enforcement. What is a militia and what drives the militia mind-set? Violence? Hatred of law enforcement? Love of country? This two-hour course explores the main reasons that more...
Driving Under the Influence : Learn the ABCs of FSTs, recognizing DUI incidents based on driving behavior, and the difference between impairment and intoxication. Driving Under the Influence ( 8-hour course ) Instructed by Thomas Page Have you ever spent your days off sitting in the halls of the courthouse waiting to testify in a DUI trial? The only way to break the arrest/court cycle is to become more qualified in DUI arrests. This class will teach you more...
Drug Recognition Expert : This course gives you a systematic court-tested method of evaluation of persons under the influence of drugs. Drug Recognition Expert ( 8-hour course ) Instructed by Thomas Page When was the last time you stopped a person and knew they were on something, but did not have "P.C." for a detention or an arrest? This course gives you a systematic court-tested method of evaluation of persons under the influence of drugs. Based on this, your investigation can proceed to the next step. Many good cases including ones involving drugs, weapons, and other contraband, have resulted from this method.
Effective Courtroom Testimony : Discusses the types of questions asked of witnesses, strategies and tactics of the prosecution and the defense, and recommend effective methods for improving officers' skills on the witness stand. Effective Courtroom Testimony ( 8-hour course ) Instructed by Thomas Page Sweaty palms, nervous stomach, anxiety ...... "Officer! Please take the witness stand!" This course will provide officers with a comprehensive view of the components of criminal trials and will focus on the knowledge, skills, and attitudes that more...
Emotionally Disturbed Persons : Learn about developmental disability, psychotic and neurotic mental illnesses, and the early warning signs of potential violence from the seriously mentally ill. Emotionally Disturbed Persons ( 2-hour course ) The subject of this course is the emotionally disturbed individual and the challenge he presents to you, the law enforcement officer. For a multitude of reasons, interactions between people with serious mental illnesses and law enforcement officers are increasing. In this course, you will learn about developmental disability, psychotic and neurotic mental illnesses, and the early warning signs of more...
Field Training Officer : This course covers selecting an FTO candidate, interview techniques, training methods, learning styles of recruits, incentives, retention, and documentation; every item you can think of that is relevant to this type of crucial police training is here.
Gang Training : Designed to help police learn how to identify and contend with street gangs and the crimes they commit. The course helps officers assess gang activity and investigate gang-related crimes more effectively in a safe and streetwise manner. Field Training Officer ( 8-hour course ) Instructed by Glenn Kaminsky At The Backup, we offer Glenn Kaminsky's FTO curriculum as one of the best available. This course covers selecting an FTO candidate, interview techniques, training methods, learning styles of more...
High Impact Police Leadership : Learn the difference between a manager and a leader. High Impact Police Leadership ( 8-hour course ) Instructed by Dr. Richard De Paris You already know who the good supervisors are. What is it about them that makes them the best? This course will prepare you to step into their shoes. Learn the difference between a manager and a leader
Interview Techniques : The skills obtained from this course will help an investigating officer learn not only how to identify deception, but also how to properly conduct an interview. Interview Techniques ( 8-hour course ) Instructed by Mike Boulch Obtaining confessions from individuals can be difficult and sometimes impossible. This course is designed to assist officers in extracting needed information from suspects, victims, and witnesses. Included in this course is a complete review of the history of interviewing techniques, beginning with the Roman more...
Managing Street Informants: Informant Development : Learn the uses and pitfalls of developing and managing informants. Managing Street Informants ( 8-hour course ) Instructed by Craig Michaels Informants, snitches, stool pigeons, rats, and stoolies are a necessary evil to make criminal cases. This course will teach you the uses and pitfalls of developing and managing informants. Because of the sensitivity of the information provided in this course, it will only be available to certified law enforcement officers.
NIMS & ICS Awareness : Establishes the basic elements of the National Incident Management System (NIMS) and provides mechanisms for the further development and refinement of supporting national standards, guidelines, protocols, systems, and technologies. NIMS and ICS Awareness ( 4-hour course ) Instructed by Michael Fagel This course establishes the basic elements of the National Incident Management System (NIMS) and provides mechanisms for the further development and refinement of supporting more...
Officer Survival : This course only has one purpose: to keep you alive. Officer Survival ( 8-hour course ) Instructed by Ron McCarthy How many uncooperative suspects can you control by yourself? What are the five keys to surviving a deadly encounter? What are the two types of ambush and how can you survive them? Instructor Ron McCarthy has been involved in numerous deadly encounters. Other instructors may have textbook knowledge; Ron McCarthy has been there. Let's reduce the long lines of motorcycles, the flag-draped coffins, and the bagpipes. This course more...
Outlaw Bikers: The 1%ers : This course walks you through the world of outlaw bikers. It helps you understand how and why they are developed, what their ideologies are, and how to better prepare yourself and your town when these potentially dangerous bikers are stopped or are visiti Outlaw Bikers ( 2-hour course ) Outlaw bikers, the 1%ers, Hells Angels, Pagans, and Outlaws. These are just a few of the monikers and titles adopted by what are collectively known as motorcycle gangs. These rough-looking bikers are seen during more...
Patrol Response to Active Shooters : The course examines public building shootings and provides critical information for the first responders. It shows specific officer deployment tactics, formations, and cornering strategies. Patrol Response to Active Shooters ( 1-hour course ) Over the past six years there has been a significant increase in the numbers of indiscriminate shootings of innocent people in schools and public buildings. This has required law enforcement to reevaluate procedures in order to have a more effective response. The National Tactical Officers Association has produced a more...
Preventing Misconduct : Misconduct is responsible for ending more law enforcement careers than acts of violence. This course exposes common pitfalls encountered during a police career. Preventing Misconduct ( 8-hour course ) Instructed by Neal Trautman What makes good officers go bad? Misconduct is responsible for ending more law enforcement careers than acts of violence. This course exposes common pitfalls encountered during a police career. Generally, misconduct begins with insignificant acts, which, if left unchecked, may lead to disciplinary action, even prison.
Preventing Youth Violence in Schools : Teachers will learn critical information on the condition of schools today, ways to reduce school violence, how to collaborate with parents, law enforcement, school faculty, and students, and how to prepare for and respond to a school violence situation.
Pursuit Decision Making : A new decision making model which helps you decide when to pursue, how to pursue, and when to break off. Pursuit Decision Making ( 8-hour course ) Instructed by Jeff Martin Pursuits: Who wins? Who Loses Every officer eventually will be involved in a pursuit the single most dangerous activity you will ever encounter. This course will enable you to make the right decisions. That's what police work is all about. Pursuit Decision Making provides a new decision making model which helps you decide when to pursue, how to pursue, and when to break off.
Report Writing : Clear, accurate, and thorough, all these issues and more are covered in this unexpectedly interesting course. Report Writing ( 8-hour course ) Instructed by Kim Clark Are they accurate? Have you covered all the facts? Inaccurate reports can come back and bite you. They need to be clear, accurate, and thorough. All these issues and more are covered in this unexpectedly interesting course. Remember, if it is not documented, it did not happen.
Respiratory Compliance : This course explains how contaminants harm the body, what types of contaminants exist, types of respiratory equipment, and how to start a respiratory compliance program at your police department. Also explained are OSHA and NIOSH regulations that pertain Respiratory Compliance ( 2 hour course ) Instructed by Jeff Walker This course explains how contaminants harm the body, what types of contaminants exist, types of respiratory equipment, and how to start a respiratory compliance program at your police department. Also explained are OSHA and more...
Responding to Elder Abuse & Mentally Disturbed Persons : Covers the physical, financial, and sexual abuse of elders, and how to deal with Mentally Disturbed Persons. Responding to Elder Abuse & Mentally Disturbed Persons ( 8-hour course ) Instructed by James McAuliffe Calls involving mentally disturbed persons can be a nightmare. Often, officers are called upon to resolve incidents that do not involve crimes. Officers find themselves called into situations because there is no other agency willing to respond. It is a well-known fact that more...
Responding to Robbery, Homicide, & Other In-Progress Crimes : The course will examine the planning and communications functions, as well as cover the specifics of homicide and robbery call response tactics, and crime scene management.
Rolling Stolen: Stolen Vehicle Identification : Examines auto theft motives, methods, and most importantly, makes recommendations to enhance officer safety in field enforcement activities. Rolling Stolen: Stolen Vehicle Identification You don't know how many times you have stopped stolen vehicles for traffic violations and allowed the driver to proceed after writing a ticket or a summons. The driver was able to keep the secret he was hiding from you. This course is designed to help you uncover the secret that a driver of a stolen vehicle is hoping to keep. Developed with the assistance of auto theft task force members from a more...
Suicide-by-Cop : Suicide-by-cop is a growing trend in law enforcement. Learn how to survive this one-way deadly encounter that you may face tomorrow. Almost daily, officers are forced to take the lives of despondent people. These people intentionally provoke the officers to use deadly force. Suicide-by-Cop ( 8-hour course ) Instructed by Chic Daniel Almost daily, officers are forced to take the lives of despondent people. These people intentionally provoke the officers to use deadly force. Suicide-by-cop is a growing trend in law enforcement. Learn how to survive this one-way deadly encounter that you may face tomorrow.
Surveillance : This course is designed to give officers the information, skills, and techniques needed to observe suspected criminal activity without being detected. Surveillance ( 8-hour course ) Instructed by Rex McMillan Law enforcement officers have been faced with the task of surveillance for centuries. This course is designed to give officers the information, skills, and techniques needed to observe suspected criminal activity without being detected. Following suspects on an expressway is different from a country road. What about losing a suspect in an urban area? Do you know the best method of regaining contact? "more...
Surviving Search Warrants : This course will teach you the "nuts and bolts" of surviving the execution of search warrants. Preparations, tactics, and execution of warrants are all necessary elements to enhance all officers' safety. There is much more to serving a search warrant than just "kicking" the door. The preparations, tactics, and execution of warrants are all necessary elements to enhance all officers' safety. Do you know the value of a CO2 extinguisher at a search warrant scene? Find out in this course. Because of the sensitivity of the information provided in this course, it will only be available to certified law enforcement officers. Surviving more...
Tactical Lifesaver : The primary goal of the Tactical Lifesaver course is to improve the survivability of accidental and non-accidental life-threatening injuries encountered by law enforcement and corrections officers with a secondary goal of decreasing the liability for the Tactical Lifesaver ( 4-hour Course ) Instructor Info The primary goal of the Tactical Lifesaver course is to improve the survivability of accidental and non-accidental life-threatening injuries encountered by law enforcement and corrections officers with a secondary goal of more...
Terrorism: A Police Perspective : A thorough examination of the causes of terrorism, including the intense hatred terrorists harbor for the United States, prevailing terrorist networks, and terrorist operations. This course will also contain information on the most common types of terrori
Use of Force : From zero to deadly force in a heartbeat. Ed Nowicki explains the "Use-of-Force" matrix in a hands-on manner that is as close as you can get to reality in a CD-ROM format. Use of Force ( 8-hour course ) Instructed by Ed Nowicki From zero to deadly force in a heartbeat. Ed Nowicki explains the "Use-of-Force" matrix in a hands-on manner that is as close as you can get to reality in a CD-ROM format. This instructor is a nationally renowned expert in this field. Because of his presentation, The Backup received the more...
Vehicle Stop Interdictions: Drug Interdiction for Patrol : Train in conducting highway interdictions, safely intercepting and successfully prosecuting the drug couriers. Vehicle Stop Interdictions ( 8-hour course ) Instructed by Marty Duncan The law enforcement patrol officer, not just the narcotics detective or drug-dog handler, is a critical part of the war on the importation and transportation of drugs in the United States. This course will train you in conducting highway interdictions, safely intercepting and successfully prosecuting the drug more...
Vice for Patrol : Covers prostitution - both street and Internet - massage parlors, scalping tickets, pornography sales, and liquor law violations from the standpoint of an officer on patrol in his community. This class teaches you what to look for and the elements of each Vice for Patrol ( 2-hour Course ) If you have been a police officer for any length of time, you have probably seen your fair share of various crimes. One category of crimes, in particular, seems to awaken the most emotions over whether or not it is a crime. We are talking about vice-related crimes. Should prostitution be a crime? more...
Weapons of Mass Destruction : Provides officers in a first-responder capacity with information on hazardous materials considerations, weapons of mass destruction, which includes chemical, biological, and nuclear weapons, and crime scene management.Teacher Training
Cultural Diversity for Teachers : How to regard each individual as a culturally diverse entity, how to recognize stereotypes, and how to develop a personal awareness of exclusion are developed as essential skills for teachers in their classrooms, schools, and in their communities.
Drug Recognition for Teachers : This course is designed to arm teachers with the knowledge needed to recognize and respond to students under the influence of drugs and alcohol in the classroom.
Fatal Attraction: Ecstasty and Other Party Drugs : Parents will educate themselves about the properties and effects of these trendy drugs on our youth. Understanding how to recognize the club drugs, the signs and symptoms, and where they are found may be the cure for this deadly new trend.
Gang Training for Teachers : The course helps educators assess and deal with gang activity in their environments.
Gangs and Your Kids: The Unknown Signs : This course walks parents through the world of gangs, introducing them to gang clothing, graffiti, hand signs, language, and lifestyles. In short, this course teaches parents how to see the signs that will help them help their child.
Rave Drugs for Teachers : Designed to cover the various aspects of club drugs, including the specific drugs, GHB, ketamine, Ecstasy, and Rohypnol.
Tactics: Responding to & Preventing School Violence : This class offers tips on how any agency can prepare to encounter and defeat active shooters. Tactics: Preventing and Responding to School Violence ( 8-hour course ) Instructed by Jeff Bailey Columbine! If you aren't well prepared before a school violence incident happens, you will fail and people will die. You cannot develop a plan as an incident occurs. This class offers tips on how any agency can prepare to encounter and defeat active shooters
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