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Advanced Patrol & Officer Survival: Online

As one of the nation's leading experts on officer homicide, Criminologist James Davis provides students of this compelling distance learning course with important advice and tips for managing the dangers of police patrol and response.

Topics include:

Officer Fatalities-An Analysis of What Really Kills Officers • Hostile Engagements & Lessons Learned • Vulnerability Reduction Strategies • Traffic Stops • Barricaded Suspects • Tactical Reconnaissance • Officer Rescue Tactics • Drugs & Alcohol


This Internet-based training program includes the following S2 Online Academy lessons:

No. Lesson ID Lesson Title Presentation Time
1 LEO 102 Advanced Patrol & Officer Survival 2h 44m

Total completion time for this course is approximately 3 hours.

Testing And Documentation

The final exam for this course is administered online as a 10-question multiple-choice test. Upon completion of the test, the score is automatically graded and documented in the student's "My Courses" transcript (accessible from the "My Account" page). In accordance with S2 Online course policy, the student must complete the online test with a passing score of 80% or better to receive a Certificate of Training. If the student does not pass the test the first time, the student has one opportunity to re-test.

Student Comments

"Very informative and to the point.
  M. Grossbard
Lenoir City Police Department
"Very informative and a must have for patrol knowledge.
  Sgt. J. Crockett
Dept of Defense/ Ft Belvoir Police
"Outstanding Course. Very informative.
  J. Erickson
"Very Good material.
  E. Muldrow
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police
"Excellent presentation and information!! This course is a must for all officers!!
  K. Schaefer, CPO, CHS-III
Allied-Barton Security Services
"The course was very informative and I felt that I learned a lot.
  H. Robinson
810th MP Co
"Great Course, very informative. The instructor is a great speaker.
  N. Wyborn
Group 1 Security Pty Ltd
"Very informative and enlightening, great subject matter.
  A. Clarke
Mercury Radio Arts
"One of the best courses. Well projected.
  D. Sackett
"This was a very good course. The presentation went much faster than I anticipated.
  R. Ward
"Very informative. Being a protection officer, this course opened my eyes to a lot of situations that I could and have encountered.
  G. Metzger
"I found the course very informative. I feel it was very strategically compiled and intense
  T. Callaghan
"Great presentation of information, very useful.
  J. Ceja
Allied-Barton Security Services
"Very professional in delivery of information as well as content. Superb! Well worth the price.
  S. O'Connell
Al's Security Patrol
"The course was a great refresher. I also picked up new information.
  R. Tate II
U.S. Navy
"This course was very enlightening to what can happen and how to prepare for when things go wrong. I recommend this to every officer in any profession.
  J. Keller
"Good class to prepare new officers to think through and be aware of tactical situations, and to prepare for managing events to ensure their safety.
  P. Belford
PMB Solutions, Inc.
"Course was well planned and inclusive.
  M. Reckmeyer
"Good information. Makes you aware of things that you take for granted.
  R. Rampersad
"Good information. Makes you aware of things that you take for granted.
  R. Rampersad
"The lesson was filled with a lot of information and the instructor was very enthusiastic. I enjoyed the course.
  J. Alvarez
Broward County Sheriffs Office
"Excellent course. Very in-depth and well structured for 2hrs, 44min. I'd definitely be interested in the full eight-hour course.
  J. Pleau
"Very good information.
  M. Frestick
"Enjoyed taking the course very much. Also learned much.
  R. Steele

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Average Student Rating:
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Restriction Level:
Level 1 - Open to the Public

Police Patrol Officers

Expected Completion Time:
3 hours

10 questions, multiple-choice

System Requirements:
PC: Windows 98 or above
Macintosh: OS X or above
Linux: Flash 7 browser plugin & accelerated X
Browser capable of supporting Flash Player 7 Macromedia Flash Player 7 or later - Click here to get the latest version of Flash Player.
128 MB RAM
Pentium III 600 MHz or faster processor / OR Mac G4 600 MHz or faster Audio capability
High speed Internet - ADSL, Cable, T1+ (>=512 kBps)

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