2018 Training Opportunities


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June
Training EventDateLocationType of Training
24 Hour BJOCJune 25 - 27GSA
Jail Officer TrainingThis mandated 80-hour certification course provides basic training for jail officers.
CHAMPS ConferenceJune 26 - 27Lowndes County
ConferenceCHAMPS Instructors receive valuable training and learn how to maintain an effective teaching edge by staying current on teaching trends and other vital resources during the CHAMPS Conference.
July
Training EventDateLocationType of Training
Open Records for Law EnforcementRegistration information available April 24
July 19Laurens County
Specialized TrainingLearn about the Georgia Open Records Law which requires all state, county, and municipal records, be open to the general public - except those specifically exempted.
Jail Training Officer (JTO)July 23 - 27Dougherty County
Specialized Jail TrainingThe JTO receives instruction on how to prepare the newly hired jaill officer trainee toperform at an acceptable level and become an asset to the jail division.
Sheriffs’ Summer ConferenceRegistration available April 30 - Sheriffs' Portal Only
July 30 - August 1Jekyll Island
ConferenceSpecialized training and information regarding best practices, procedures, and current concerns of law enforcement are provided as they relate to the Office of Sheriff.
August
Training EventDateLocationType of Training
80/45 Hour BJOCAugust 13 - 24Carroll County
Jail Officer TrainingThis mandated 80-hour certification course provides basic training for jail officers.
80/45 Hour BJOCAugust 20 - 31Ware County
Jail Officer TrainingThis mandated 80-hour certification course provides basic training for jail officers.
Sex Offender Registry: The BasicsAugust 20 - 21Callaway Gardens
Specialized TrainingThis training covers the basics of registration, enforcement, tracking, and monitoring of registered sex offenders. The Office of Sheriff is mandated to register sex offenders.
Court Security TrainingAugust 21 - 22Paulding County
Specialized TrainingThis seminar will focus on the use of deadly force. Training will include courtroom scenarios on a firearms training simulator as well as time on the firing range to practice accuracy and tactics.
Sex Offender Registry Management ConferenceAugust 22 - 24Callaway Gardens
Specialized TrainingThe Georgia’s Sex Offender Registry statutes continue to significantly impact the manner in which sex offenders are registered, tracked and monitored, and laws enforced. This training provides advanced training to the many deputies tasked with the mandate of sex offender registration.
September
Training EventDateLocationType of Training
Civil Process Seminar
September 5 - 6Laurens County
Specialized TrainingLearn a working knowledge of various court orders to include writs, summons, FiFa’s, Levy’s, etc. The service of process is a mandated duty of Georgia’s Sheriffs and this training is instrumental in educating the deputies to perform this service as required by law.
80/45 Hour BJOCSeptember 10 - 21Bulloch County
Jail Officer TrainingThis mandated 80-hour certification course provides basic training for jail officers.
Jail Training Officer (JTO)
September 10 - 14Paulding County
Specialized Jail TrainingThe JTO receives instruction on how to prepare the newly hired jaill officer trainee toperform at an acceptable level and become an asset to the jail division.
Administrative Staff ConferenceRegistration information available June 22
September 16 - 19Callaway Gardens
ConferenceThe annual conference provides extensive training to the sheriff’s administrative staff. A professional staff of administrative personnel is vital to the effective operations of the Office of Sheriff. To effectively serve, one must be knowledgeable of everyday operations and statutes that pertain specifically to the Office of Sheriff, skills to serve the public as well as co-workers, and tools to maintain rationality in an ever-changing world.
80/45 Hour BJOCSeptember 24 - October 5Jackson County
Jail Officer TrainingThis mandated 80-hour certification course provides basic training for jail officers.
October
Training EventDateLocationType of Training
Sheriffs’ Fall ConferenceRegistration information available August 10 - Posted in Sheriffs' Portal
October 16 - 18Chatham County
ConferenceSpecialized training and information regarding best practices, procedures, and current concerns of law enforcement are provided as they relate to the Office of Sheriff.
CHAMPS Instructor Training (80 Hours)Registration information available August 6 via e-mail
October 29 - November 9
Specialized TrainingThe GSA CHAMPS Instructor Training course is an 80-hour mandatory course for all new CHAMPS Instructors. The course consists of a variety of topics which will prepare the specially selected deputy to become an effective teacher of children in an educational / classroom setting.
November
Training EventDateLocationType of Training
Jail Training Officer (JTO)
November 5 - 9Hall County
Specialized Jail TrainingThe JTO receives instruction on how to prepare the newly hired jaill officer trainee toperform at an acceptable level and become an asset to the jail division.
December
Training EventDateLocationType of Training
Jail Training Officer (JTO)
December 3 - 7Dougherty County
Specialized Jail TrainingThe JTO receives instruction on how to prepare the newly hired jaill officer trainee toperform at an acceptable level and become an asset to the jail division.