High Center of Gravity Vehicle Operations Course

Course Hours: 24.0 Hours

Course Description

This course was developed in response to the growing number of agencies utilizing sport utility vehicles (SUVs) and/or pickup trucks. These vehicles are more prevalent and are being used in all aspects of law enforcement driving. SUVs and/or pickup trucks will be implemented in pursuit and high liability driving scenarios. With that in mind, this course emphasizes safe emergency driving techniques, appropriate decision making during pursuits and understanding the unique characteristics of SUVs and/or pickup trucks. The course will require the officer to build skills and show proficiency in regard to emergency response in an urban setting.

Prerequisites

Officers must be current/active law enforcement or public safety personnel (Fire/EMS) and must possess a valid driver's license.

Who Should Attend

Certified law enforcement officers or public safety personnel (Fire/EMS) assigned to a position that entails driving an emergency vehicle, specifically a sport utility vehicle and/or pickup truck.

Special Notes

Officers are required to provide a sport utility vehicle for this course.

Start Date End Date Location (Hover for more information) Time Course Number Status
11/25/2019 11/27/2019 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. LPAA19741 Register
01/13/2020 01/15/2020 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. LPAA20034 Register
02/12/2020 02/14/2020 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon
06/17/2020 06/19/2020 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon