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.

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Training Documents


AB 478 - 2019 Training Requirements

Information on AB 478: De-Escalation, Human Trafficking, Firearms, Mental Health, Officer Well-Being, Racial Profiling, Implicit Bias Recognition

Background Investigation Guide

Information to ensure that the background investigations of Nevada peace officers are thorough, lawful, and effective.

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.

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

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.

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.