Upcoming Calibre Press Training Opportunities

Calibre Press is the nation’s most recognized and respected law enforcement training organization. They offer hundreds of courses each year on topics ranging from active threat engagement and assault detection & response to highway patrol tactics, leadership, and more. They aim to develop smarter, safer, more successful law enforcement officers. Calibre Press has trained more than one million officers nationwide over its 40 years-long history. In addition to in-person training courses, Calibre also offers flexible training measures, including live online training and agency rental programs.

Department-Wide Training Program Rentals

Most Calibre Press Online Training Courses are now available for department-wide training through a 30-day rental program (extended rental periods may be discussed). Pricing is established on a per-officer basis, depending on the agency’s size. This option allows all officers in your agency to receive any training, day or night, regardless of their shift or location, at an affordable price. Officers will also receive a certificate upon completion of the training. 

Available Training Opportunities

INTERVIEW & INTERROGATION SERIES: Eliciting the Truth and Determining Deceit

This series will develop and strengthen your ability to conduct thorough interviews and interrogations effectively by covering an impressive span of basic to more specialized skills and strategies.

Two 6-Hour Day Programs, $399 Per Officer – Register Here 

Women In Command

Become a more effective female leader in a male-dominated industry. Gender-diverse command staffs yield unique ideas, insights, and solutions that improve communities. Learn to maintain a professional, positive, and inspiring climate by mirroring the traits and skill sets that make other leaders successful.

6-Hour Program, $219 Per Officer – Register Here 

Introduction to Crisis Intervention Training

October 27th, 2023: Facing substantial budgeting shortfalls, manpower shortages and significant recruitment

and retention issues across police departments, most officers are not able to attend a full 40

hours CIT training program. In that, we’ve created a one day introduction to CIT program

which will provide the proper knowledge base and confidence for all officers who encounter

individuals with mental illness.

7-Hour Program, $199 Per Officer – Register Here 

REPORT WRITING: 5 Key Elements of a Professional Police Report

In this course, we will discuss the ‘do’s and don’ts’ of a professional police report and focus on 5 key elements that make the difference between a good report and a professionally sound report that will hold up in court.

3-Hour Program, $139 Per Officer – Register Here 

FIRST AMENDMENT AUDITORS: Legal Strategies, Enforcement & Current Case Law

In this powerful new program, seasoned attorney Scott Wood will interpret the parameters and nuances associated with the First Amendment and spotlight how they impact police officers.

3-Hour Program, $139 Per Officer – Register Here 

DEESCALATE & INTERVENE: How to Prevent Tragic Consequences on the Street

In a time when an increasing number of people seem prone to emotional eruption and resistant to demonstrate even the most basic levels of cooperation with law enforcement, an officer’s ability to successfully preempt escalation and, when necessary, emotionally de-escalate an intensifying situation is critical.

6-Hour Program, $199 Per Officer – Register Here 

Legally Justified; But Was It Avoidable?

Through real-time analysis of body cam and in-car video of numerous force encounters, this course non-judgmentally but candidly evaluates officers’ tactical options, decisions, and behavior in situations where force may—or may not—have been avoidable.

6-Hour Program, $199 Per Officer – Register Here 

INTERVENE OR PRISON: Legal Updates & Policies for Officer Intervention

Calibre’s Lt. Jim Glennon (ret.) and Attorney Scott Wood will provide practical ‘best practices’from policy considerations to training curriculumthat produce a culture supportive of intervention if necessary.

3-Hour Program, $139 Per Officer – Register Here 

Emotional Survival For The Female Enforcer

Emotional Survival for Female Enforcers focuses on overcoming the 24/7 demands of a career serving and protecting a community, home, and family.

6-Hour Program, $179 Per Officer – Register Here 

Constitutional Use of Force

Develop practical knowledge of the Constitutional parameters for using force, understand scientific factors that affect officer performance under stress, and evaluate the impact of video on investigations & public perception.

6-Hour Program, $199 Per Officer – Register Here 

Acute Stress & Human Performance Considerations for Force Events

This program educates everyone on the scientific realities of acute stress and how it impacts an officer’s ability to perform during a force event. It will also examine how fast people can move and the expectations we put on officers when making decisions, often in milliseconds.

6-Hour Program, $199 Per Officer – Register Here 

Finding The Leader In You

Your leadership style affects the culture of your organization. More than ever, officers need leaders who create, cultivate, and maintain a positive, motivating environment. Using current events and recent incidents, this course offers tools to embrace values like trust, empowerment, and recognition of the individual as the most valuable resource.

6-Hour Program, $219 Per Officer – Register Here 

Street Survival 2023

Updated, expanded & iconic! Blends foundational officer safety principles with the unique
challenges officers face today.
Learn to survive deadly threats while making legally and tactically sound decisions under stress to protect all involved. 

6-Hour Program, $199 Per Officer – Register Here 

READING PEOPLE: Becoming a Body Language Expert

Learn to uncover lies and detect deception by evaluating body language and reading conscious and unconscious cues.

6-Hour Program, $199 Per Officer – Register Here 

FEMALE ENFORCERS: Advanced Mental, Physical and Tactical Skills

This is a must for female officers. Its full-circle learning approach covers the mental, emotional, and physical aspects of being a woman wearing a badge.

6-Hour Program, $179 Per Officer – Register Here 

Leadership In A Corrections Environment 

Raise the Bar is a six-hour course designed to address the realities of being a leader in a correctional environment. This class helps leaders understand their true professional role, including hiring and retaining their staff, leading the rising generation of new employees, and effectively transitioning from peer to supervisor.

6-Hour Program, $219 Per Officer – Register Here 

Advanced Patrol Tactics

Injuries and deaths – to officers and citizens – and damage that negatively impacts the police/community relationship most often occur during “routine” uniformed police duties. Street Patrol is one of the most common yet dangerous actions performed by police officers. Responding to calls in progress, traffic stops, and citizen encounters are leading causes of grievances and physical harm.

6-Hour Program, $169 Per Officer – Register Here 

Surviving Hidden Weapons

This class will give students the tools to understand the functional designs criminals use to conceal every type of weapon designed to injure or kill law enforcement personnel.

3-Hour Program, $139 Per Officer – Register Here 

Responding to People Experiencing a Mental Health Crisis

This course introduces officers to common mental illnesses and social and developmental disorders, including autism. Students will also be presented with strategies that could enhance decision-making, effectively assist with your approach and help provide them with the skills to better understand those afflicted with these issues.

3-Hour Program, $139 Per Officer – Register Here 

ROADWAY TACTICS: Avoiding Preventable, Fatal Behaviors

More officers are killed and injured in and around their vehicles than by felonious assaults. A cultural shift must occur regarding roadway activities to drastically reduce these numbers. Roadway Tactics focus on dangers, including operating motor vehicles on patrol, pursuits, and emergency responses to positioning on stops, directing traffic, and assisting on accident scenes.

3-Hour Program, $139 Per Officer – Register Here 

Officer Safety For Corrections

Behind The Wall is a one-day course designed to address the realities of working in a jail or correctional environment and enhance officer safety. This course is constantly evolving, incorporating current events and relevant supporting material that meet the needs of today’s jail deputies, corrections officers, and facility administrators.

6-Hour Program, $199 Per Officer – Register Here 

IMPLICIT BIAS: Understanding Its Impact on Actions and Decisions

In this course, we will dissect all implicit or explicit biases and examine whether we have any that are illicit, particularly regarding race and cultural diversity. Biases that could cause officers to unconsciously view certain people as inherently dangerous can result in inaccurate assessments, flawed decisions, unprofessional behavior, and unnecessary use of force.

3-Hour Program, $139 Per Officer – Register Here 


This 3-hour course promotes the belief that both career success and officer safety begins with–and is ultimately dependent on–the ability of officers to read others quickly and accurately.

3-Hour Program, $139 Per Officer – Register Here 

PROMOTIONAL STRATEGIES FOR FEMALE OFFICERS: Expert Guidance on Becoming a Police Leader

This program focuses on every element of the pursuit of a promotion, from resume prep and obtaining effective study materials to understanding the interview process and improving your overall presence during face-to-face interactions. Deputy Chief Cyndy Velazquez (ret.) shares first-hand tips that prepare aspiring police leaders for peak performance during the promotional process.

3-Hour Program, $139 Per Officer – Register Here 

SPOTTING PRE-ASSAULT INDICATORS: Avoiding Assault, Preventing Injury & Preempting the Need for Force

Packed with recent video footage of assaults on officers that demonstrate the importance of
identifying behaviors, statements, and positions that can flag an impending assault. Incidents are methodically analyzed to point out how and when indicators can rise to the surface. 

3-Hour Program, $139 Per Officer – Register Here 

LANGUAGE OF LIES: Detecting Deceptive Behavior

How can you spot when someone is lying? By studying the craft. The art of it and the science of it. The Language of Lies is a program founded in psychology, biology, and, most importantly, decades of experience on the part of seasoned investigators and hostage negotiators who have dealt with people endlessly telling untruths. 

3-Hour Program, $139 Per Officer – Register Here 

Advanced Leadership For A “Police Reform” Era

Police work is changing, and the demands on law enforcement leaders and their officers are increasingly challenging and complex. How can you, as a police supervisor, refocus on the “new era” of policing while remembering the core reason most of us started: To serve, help and protect?

6-Hour Program, $219 Per Officer – Register Here 

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