Training Material for Nevada Peace Officers

The following material is available for your reference, training, and use.  The information is designed to assist Nevada Peace Officers in their professional development. Please use the material to expand your understanding, enhance your professional knowledge, and to further your career.  There may be some POST courses where these documents are mandatory and you will be instructed to print and bring the document with you when attending a specific class.

Background Investigation Guide

Information to ensure that the background investigations of Nevada peace officers are thorough, lawful, and effective.
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Basic Instructor Development (BID) Student Manual

This manual is mandatory for the POST BID class. Print this document prior to attending class and bring it with you as required. This document is currently under review.
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Critical Incident Handbook (provided by Badge of Life)

Provides practical information to officers that have recently experienced a critical incident including information useful to spouses and police agencies planning to develop critical incident protocols.
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Peer Support Team Manual - 5th Edition (provided by Badge of Life)

Contains independent information that has been instrumental in the training of new peer support team members.
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Police Leadership Development Reading List

A listing of resources to assist members of police organizations with self-development as part of a comprehensive leadership development program.
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POST Ethical Use of Force Student Manual

This manual is mandatory for the POST Ethical Use of Force class. Download this document prior to attending class and bring it with you on your electronic device. Contact POST for the student manual.
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POST First Line Supervisor Student Manual

This manual is mandatory for the POST First Line Supervisor class. Print this document prior to attending class and bring it with you as required.
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POST Management Student Manual

This manual is mandatory for the POST Management class. Either print this document or download to your laptop or tablet prior to attending class and bring it with you as required.
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