North Carolina Justice Academy

North Carolina Department of Justice
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New Training Catalog

We have just published all our courses for January – June 2017. We are offering several new courses like “BIRDE: Basic Incident Response to Digital Evidence,” “EXCEL for Collision Investigation,” “Police Media Relations,” and “Racial Intelligence Training for Executive Leaders.”

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Rapid Deployment Training for the Active Shooter

The Active Shooter is an issue of great concern and priority to our law enforcement profession. Recent events across the world have highlighted the need for realistic training that includes concepts, principles, and tactics designed to meet the challenges presented by these threats. Please click on "more" for complete information.

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Tactical Medical Operator I

This course is exclusively designed for emergency medical providers supporting tactical law enforcement operations; or emergency medical providers assigned to tactical law enforcement operations, such as Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) or Special Response Team (SRT).

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Verbal Judo: Train the Trainer

Verbal Judo is a communication program that teaches the skills necessary to remain centered and focused during any verbal circumstance. The techniques redirect behavior, diffuse difficult situations with proven tactics and strategies to generate voluntary compliance. This 5-day training course will certify participants as Verbal Judo Instructors to teach the basic 1 or 2 day Verbal Judo course to staff in their organization. Instructor certification is valid for 3 years from the date of issue.

Welcome to the North Carolina Justice Academy website.  The Academy's staff trains thousands of criminal justice personnel throughout the state. Numerous state and local agencies make use of the campus facilities, instructional services, and its professional staff for criminal justice training.

We have two campuses located in Salemburg and Edneyville, NC to better serve North Carolina Criminal Justice Agencies' training needs. Please refer to our maps for driving directions and the lower portion of the screen for contact information.  Once you arrive on campus, please use these campus maps to find your way around our campuses. We hope you enjoy your stay at the Academy. 

Mark Strickland 
Director, NC Justice Academy

A Nationally Accredited
Law Enforcement Training Agency