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Central Missouri Police Academy
and Institute for Public Safety

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The Central Missouri Police Academy (CMPA) and Institue for Public Safety (IPS), a division of the Missouri Safety Center, is a basic law enforcement academy and full-service continuing education provider for those interested in pursuing or furthering a career in public safety (law enforcement, fire, emergency medical services and homeland security). 

The CMPA is approved by the Missouri Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Commission to provide the Peace Officer basic training academy.  Formerly known as the National Police Institute (NPI), the CMPA has an outstanding reputation for providing professional training for those who desire a career in law enforcement.  The academy, conducted on the campus of the University of Central Missouri (UCM), is a 600-hour basic academy.

Our mission at the CMPA includes the following objectives:

  • Make our graduates more desirable and competitive in the job market.
  • Provide experiential learning; i.e. learning by doing in a real world environment.
  • Reduce the time needed for our students to get their degree.
  • Maintain competitive cost for our course.

The CMPA is proud to announce that 86.6% of the 2013 Academy graduates
have been commissioned (hired) in law enforcement;
the best year in the 33 year history of the Academy. 

 

 

 

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CMPA Calendar of Events/Classes

 

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Mail:

CMPA/IPS
Missouri Safety Center
Humphreys Suite 200
University of Central Missouri
Warrensburg, MO 64093

Site Location:

CMPA/IPS
200 Ming Street (Corner of South St. and Washington St.)
Warrensburg, MO 64093


For more information contact Colin Comer or Donna Chaffee at 800-801-3588 or 660-543-4090 or by email cmpa@ucmo.edu.

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Courses & Offerings at the IPS/CMPA:

 

Critical Response to the Active Shooter Course
July 1, 2014 ~ 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Location: Warrensburg, Missouri
This Class has Filled ~ Thank you, please check back for the next available offering.

The course is designed to introduce the dynamics surrounding violence in our schools and what to expect during a law enforcement response to an active shooter. It reviews the history of violence in our schools, demographics of attackers and the most publicized active school shooter tragedies. It also provides information relating to emergency response procedures for school officials, including elements of a lockdown procedure, a tri-level lockdown system, what to do if a shooter pulls the fire alarm and how to respond to shots fired inside the school. All participants learn proper priorities for active shooter situations, the responsibility of the “contact team”, tips for locating the shooter and the legal standard for using force to stop the shooting. Law enforcement first responders participate in basic tactical movement and room entry exercises.

 

Racial Profiling Course (081314)
August 13, 2014 ~ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Warrensburg, Missouri

This course is co-sponsored by the Institute for Public Safety/Central Missouri Police Academy with the Missouri Safety Center, UCM and Midwest Police Consultants, LLC.  This three hour course will satisfy P.O.S.T. requirements for the next recertification period. It will approach the topic of Racial Profiling from a different perspective than what is commonly presented, and is designed to provide sound guidance on a politically charged topic. This is a P.O.S.T. certified training course providing 3 Hours of Racial Profiling Credit.

Tuition is $59 and full payment is required before start of class. Participants can pay via credit card (MasterCard, VISA, and Discover), check made payable to the Missouri Safety Center or purchase order number (you will receive an invoice). Refunds (minus a $15.00 cancellation fee per person) will only be issued if cancellation notice is given at least two weeks prior to your class date.

CLICK HERE to REGISTER for the Racial Profiling Course (081314)

 

Good Intentions - Bad Results Course (082814)
August 28, 2014 ~ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Warrensburg, Missouri

This course is co-sponsored by the Institute for Public Safety/Central Missouri Police Academy with the Missouri Safety Center, UCM; Midwest Police Consultants, LLC; and the Clinton Police Department and includes realistic information and a case study on the practical application of ethics. The case study (movie) is an excellent, true story demonstrating how far problems associated with ethics and corruption can go. The movie will be shown in segments, between which we will identify where the discussion points were illustrated. The course is designed to demonstrate that ethics is not just a topic for theoretical discussion, but rather for practical, daily application.  Officers often believe that ethical practices are not important until they find themselves facing internal discipline, law suits, criminal prosecution, prison, or even loss of life. Special attention is focused on the unfair personal and professional burden that is placed on fellow officers when some cross the line. This is a P.O.S.T. certified training course providing 8 Hours of Interpersonal Perspectives Credit.

Tuition is $99 through August 8th (Early Bird Special Rate) and $119 August 9-27th.  Full payment is required before start of class. Participants can pay via credit card (MasterCard, VISA, and Discover), check made payable to the Missouri Safety Center or purchase order number (you will receive an invoice). Refunds (minus a $15.00 cancellation fee per person) will only be issued if cancellation notice is given at least two weeks prior to your class date.

CLICK HERE to REGISTER for the Good Intentions - Bad Results Course (082814)

 

Specialized Crime Scene Response Course (092214)
September 22, 2014 ~ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Clinton, Missouri

This course is co-sponsored by the Institute for Public Safety/Central Missouri Police Academy with the Missouri Safety Center, UCM; Midwest Police Consultants, LLC; and the Clinton Police Department.  This course covers crime scenes and initial investigations that require specific actions and understanding, to avoid injury and loss of evidence such as: death investigations, meth lab discovery/response, child abuse, WMD discovery/response, and sexual assaults, up to and including the bizarre and unusual. This is highly applicable to rural and small jurisdiction officers who may not encounter these types of crimes with the frequency required to stay sharp on procedures. It will be especially helpful to all who may be the first on these scenes, and to newly appointed investigators. This is a P.O.S.T. certified training course providing: 6 hours of Technical Studies, one hour of Interpersonal Perspectives, and one hour of Legal Studies credit. (It does cover the P.O.S.T. requirement for core hours in Technical Studies.)

Tuition is $119 and full payment is required before start of class. Participants can pay via credit card (MasterCard, VISA, and Discover), check made payable to the Missouri Safety Center or purchase order number (you will receive an invoice). Refunds (minus a $15.00 cancellation fee per person) will only be issued if cancellation notice is given at least two weeks prior to your class date.


CLICK HERE to REGISTER for the Specialized Crime Scene Response Course (092214)

 

Good Intentions - Bad Results Course (092314)
September 23, 2014 ~ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Clinton, Missouri

This course is co-sponsored by the Institute for Public Safety/Central Missouri Police Academy with the Missouri Safety Center, UCM; Midwest Police Consultants, LLC; and the Clinton Police Department and includes realistic information and a case study on the practical application of ethics. The case study (movie) is an excellent, true story demonstrating how far problems associated with ethics and corruption can go. The movie will be shown in segments, between which we will identify where the discussion points were illustrated. The course is designed to demonstrate that ethics is not just a topic for theoretical discussion, but rather for practical, daily application.  Officers often believe that ethical practices are not important until they find themselves facing internal discipline, law suits, criminal prosecution, prison, or even loss of life. Special attention is focused on the unfair personal and professional burden that is placed on fellow officers when some cross the line. This is a P.O.S.T. certified training course providing 8 Hours of Interpersonal Perspectives Credit.

Tuition is $119 and full payment is required before start of class. Participants can pay via credit card (MasterCard, VISA, and Discover), check made payable to the Missouri Safety Center or purchase order number (you will receive an invoice). Refunds (minus a $15.00 cancellation fee per person) will only be issued if cancellation notice is given at least two weeks prior to your class date.

CLICK HERE to REGISTER for the Good Intentions - Bad Results Course (092314)

 

Legal Update Course (092414)
September 24, 2014 ~ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Clinton, Missouri

This course is co-sponsored by the Institute for Public Safety/Central Missouri Police Academy with the Missouri Safety Center, UCM; Midwest Police Consultants, LLC; and the Clinton Police Department.  This course provides updates on Missouri and federal law changes that affect daily law enforcement work. This subject is law enforcement’s “stock in trade” and failing to keep current on law changes results in increased court time, refusal of charges, and lost cases; all of which are preventable. The course will be presented by an active prosecuting attorney. This is a P.O.S.T. certified training course providing 8 Hours of Legal Studies Credit.

Tuition is $119 and full payment is required before start of class. Participants can pay via credit card (MasterCard, VISA, and Discover), check made payable to the Missouri Safety Center or purchase order number (you will receive an invoice). Refunds (minus a $15.00 cancellation fee per person) will only be issued if cancellation notice is given at least two weeks prior to your class date.


CLICK HERE to REGISTER for the Legal Update Course (092414)

 

Three Course Law Enforcment Training Bundle (0922-2414)
September 22-24, 2014 ~ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Clinton, Missouri

This course is co-sponsored by the Institute for Public Safety/Central Missouri Police Academy with the Missouri Safety Center, UCM; Midwest Police Consultants, LLC; and the Clinton Police Department.  This three course training bundle includes: Specialized Crime Scene Response Course (092214), Good Intentions – Bad Results Course (092314) and Legal Update Course (092414).

Specialized Crime Scene Response Course (092214) covers crime scenes and initial investigations that require specific actions and understanding, to avoid injury and loss of evidence such as: death investigations, meth lab discovery/response, child abuse, WMD discovery/response, and sexual assaults, up to and including the bizarre and unusual. This is highly applicable to rural and small jurisdiction officers who may not encounter these types of crimes with the frequency required to stay sharp on procedures. This is a P.O.S.T. certified training course providing: 6 hours of Technical Studies, 4 hours of Interpersonal Perspectives, and one hour of Legal Studies credit.

Good Intentions – Bad Results Course (092314) includes realistic information and a case study on the practical application of ethics. The case study (movie) is an excellent, true story demonstrating how far problems associated with ethics and corruption can go. The movie will be shown in segments, between which we will identify where the discussion points were illustrated. The course is designed to demonstrate that ethics is not just a topic for theoretical discussion, but rather for practical, daily application.  This is a P.O.S.T. certified training course providing 8 Hours of Interpersonal Perspectives credit.

Legal Update Course (092414) provides updates on Missouri and federal law changes that affect daily law enforcement work. This subject is law enforcement’s “stock in trade” and failing to keep current on law changes results in increased court time, refusal of charges, and lost cases; all of which are preventable. The course will be presented by an active prosecuting attorney. This is a P.O.S.T. certified training course providing 8 Hours of Legal Studies credit.

Tuition is $299 and full payment is required before start of class. Participants can pay via credit card (MasterCard, VISA, and Discover), check made payable to the Missouri Safety Center or purchase order number (you will receive an invoice). Refunds (minus a $15.00 cancellation fee per person) will only be issued if cancellation notice is given at least two weeks prior to your class date.

CLICK HERE to REGISTER for the Three Course Law Enforcement Training Bundle (0922-2414)

 

Racial Profiling Course (092514)
September 25, 2014 ~ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: Clinton, Missouri

This course is co-sponsored by the Institute for Public Safety/Central Missouri Police Academy with the Missouri Safety Center, UCM; Midwest Police Consultants, LLC; and the Clinton Police Department.  This three hour course will satisfy P.O.S.T. requirements for the next recertification period. It will approach the topic of Racial Profiling from a different perspective than what is commonly presented, and is designed to provide sound guidance on a politically charged topic. This is a P.O.S.T. certified training course providing 3 Hours of Racial Profiling Credit.

Tuition is $59 and full payment is required before start of class. Participants can pay via credit card (MasterCard, VISA, and Discover), check made payable to the Missouri Safety Center or purchase order number (you will receive an invoice). Refunds (minus a $15.00 cancellation fee per person) will only be issued if cancellation notice is given at least two weeks prior to your class date.

CLICK HERE to REGISTER for the Racial Profiling Course (092514)

 

Initial Response to Methamphetamine Labs Course (100814)
October 8, 2014 ~ 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Location: Warrensburg, Missouri

This course is sponsored by the Institute for Public Safety/Central Missouri Police Academy with the Missouri Safety Center, UCM. This eight hour course will satisfy P.O.S.T. requirements for the next recertification period. Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Explain how methamphetamine use and manufacture has developed nationally.
  • Identify the different forms of methamphetamine.
  • Explain how methamphetamine is administered by clandestine users.
  • Identify the observable physical effects on the user.
  • Identify preferred locations and characteristics of stationary and mobile meth labs.
  • Identify typical items found near, and indicative of, meth labs.
  • Identify specific dangers characteristic of meth labs.
  • Explain the specific tactical concerns to be considered in planning the safest possible approach to enforcement efforts at meth labs.
  • Identify the primary responsibilities of police, fire, and emergency medical personnel in responding to meth labs.
  • Explain how the different primary concerns of the different disciplines can conflict during the response, and may lead to change of scene control.
  • Identify the necessary structural components of the joint command structure required for a coordinated effort between multiple agencies.
  • Identify the causes of communication problems in multi-agency operations.
  • Identify issues to be addressed in the raid planning process.

This is a P.O.S.T. certified training course providing 7 Hours of Technical and 1 Hour of Legal Credit.

Tuition is $99.00 through October 1st (Early Bird Special Rate) and $119.00 October 1-8th. Full payment is required before start of class. Participants can pay via credit card (MasterCard, VISA, and Discover), check made payable to the Missouri Safety Center or purchase order number (you will receive an invoice). Refunds (minus a $15.00 cancellation fee per person) will only be issued if cancellation notice is given at least two weeks prior to your class date.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER for the Initial Response to Methamphetamine Labs Course (100814)

 

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The Institute for Public Safety (IPS) and the Central Missouri Police Academy (CMPA), divisions of the Missouri Safety Center at the University of Central Missouri, offers several options for continuing education classes for law enforcement officers.

  • The FATS (Firearms Training Simulator) at the IPS/CMPA is available for law enforcement departments to use for their in-service firearms training. The IPS/CMPA will provide a classroom, FATS machine, and operator to facilitate during their in service training program. If interested, call to reserve a date/time for training: 660-543-4090.

  • The IPS has partnered with Midwest Police Consultants, LLC, making available a large variety of POST approved courses. Classes are offered periodically, or may be scheduled on request. Midwest Police Consultants employ a large staff of instructors that are highly experienced in their fields, as well as in the classroom. They provide a wealth of knowledge and the ability to reach their students. In addition, the staff has the ability to develop new courses as needed, or tailor courses to specific needs.  Course offerings will range from basic and refresher, to high level areas of expertise and specialization.  Check future emails for updates and specific offerings.
  • CEU Hours via basic academy classes available to in-service officers.  The CMPA offers in-service officers the opportunity to attend basic academy classes to get their POST CEU training. This is a great opportunity to pick up legal and interpersonal hours when the Academy conducts such courses as Constitutional Law, Missouri Statutes, Ethics, etc. The Academy conducts three basic academy sessions per year, and officers are welcome to sit in on classes as needed and as spaces are available. Space is limited, so be sure to reserve a spot early. The cost for these classes is $9.00 per hour. (Minimum of 2 Hours)
  • 40-hour Dispatch Certification Training is now offered at the IPS/CMPA. The instructor has extensive experience in supervising a metro area police communications unit, revising and building in-house training programs, and instructing in certified dispatch training. This course is unique in the area, as it includes practical exercises which will provide students with the most realistic training possible.

  • The CMPA has space available for various uses. State and federal agencies, local departments, private entities and training contractors, that need a place to gather for regional meetings or in-service training, may rent a classroom or the gym. The CMPA is not set up for overnight events, but can host single day events, or multi-day events in which attendees would stay overnight at hotel accommodations they have arranged if traveling far from home.  The rate is $125 per day; parking is included and classroom space seats up to 25 people. If you are interested, please contact the CMPA at: (800) 801-3588 or (660) 543-4090 to reserve your space as early as possible. Reservations will be made on a first come, first served basis.