Additional Training Opportunities

Bats, Clubs, Knives, and Murder... Or Not

The Forensic Institute for Research and Education and the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner have partnered to offer “Bats, Clubs, Knives, and a Murder...or Not.” This training for medical examiners, death investigators, and law enforcement will be offered in six different regions across the state from November 2017- May 2018.

Dec. 7–8, 2017 Fall Creek Falls State Park
Jan. 10–11, 2018 Pickwick Landing State Park
March 12–13, 2018 Montgomery Bell State Park
April 19–20, 2018 McMinn County
May 2–3, 2018 Cove Lake State Park

This free two-day workshop designed for medical examiners, medicolegal death investigators, and law enforcement will focus on death investigation, specifically involving sharp and blunt force trauma. This training is POST approved for 16 hours.

Participants must commit to attending both days. Limited seating available.

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Identity Theft Summit
December 4-5, 2017
Nashville, TN

The Metropolitan Nashville Police Department will be hosting a FREE two day law enforcement summit focusing on identity theft December 4th & 5th, 2017 at the West Precinct. We have partnered with FBI Law Enforcement Executive Development Association (FBI-LEEDA) and LifeLock to bring this class to Nashville. 

Topics covered include Identity Theft Trends, Compromise of Personal Info, Counterfeiting of Access Cards, Peer to Peer (P2P), Cashing Out Stolen Information, Relevant Identity Theft Laws, Databases To Assist In Identity Theft Investigations, Investigative Techniques, and Identity Theft Awareness and Protection Strategies.

Deadline to register for this free training is November 29, but this course will fill up fast so register soon! Click here to register.

If you have questions, contact Captain Keith Stephens at


Command Level Leadership
February 2018
Nashville, TN

This class is the capstone of LEIC's leadership program. It is held once annually and serves executive level law enforcement personnel. It is 24 hours POST approved. 

Class size is limited and is on a first come basis. There is a limit of one supervisor per agency with a waiting list for additional participants from the same agency.

Topics covered in this 4-day course include:

  • Media relations and interview tips
  • Counseling and evaluations
  • Fair and impartial policing
  • Strength-based leadership
  • Leading and adapting in law enforcement organizations
  • Executive leadership
  • Stress management
  • Officers in crisis
  • Civil unrest

Cost for this training is $400. This includes two lunches and lodging for 3 nights. Lodging is only available to non-commuters.

Click here for an application.

Email Application to or fax to (865) 946-3214.

For More information, email Chris Jones at


Reflective Leadership Institute
February 5 – 9, 2018
Franklin, TN

The FBI-LEEDA Reflective Leadership Institute course focuses on learning to lead an inclusive culture within our law enforcement agencies. The goals of this new 4-1/2 day program include:

• Create fair, unbiased, and inclusive police culture for the agency and community;
• Effectively guide law enforcement agencies to realize the practical and moral value of cultural awareness and cultural intelligence;
• Incorporate best practices for successfully navigating the complexities of our contemporary cultural context with integrity;
• Assemble concrete pathways for fair and unbiased leadership development of all employees in the agency; and,
• Help create leaders of cultural wisdom and integrity as models for their internal communities and the public that they serve

This training will be held at the Franklin Police Department (900 Columbia Ave, Franklin, Tennessee 37064). Registration is $650. Class begins at 8:30 a.m.; dress is business casual.

Get local information for this training opportunity by contacting Sergeant Michael Simpkins of the Franklin Police Department at 615-794-2513 xt7630 or email

For hotel reservations, contact Hampton Inn & Suites, 7141 South Springs Dr, Franklin,
Telephone: 615-771-7225.

Seminar registration is open to all law enforcement – sworn and professional staff. You are not required to be a member of FBI-LEEDA to attend.

Register online at or call 877-772-7712 for more information.


Ten Steps to a Graffiti Free City
Online Course

“Ten Steps to a Graffiti Free City” has been approved by the International Association of Directors of Law Enforcement Standards and Training (IADLEST). This 8-Hour course has achieved the National Certification Program seal for both on-line and in-person participants.

This course will cover how to conduct a successful graffiti investigation as well as the ten proven steps a city needs to take to become graffiti free.

Click here for more information or to register.

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