August 09, 2013
The PoliceOne Academy Online Training Meets Requirements set by South Dakota Peace Officer Training Academy
SAN FRANCISCO – PoliceOne.com, the leading online resource for the law enforcement community, is proud to announce that the PoliceOne Academy, a comprehensive online training platform for law enforcement agencies, can now be used to meet annual requirement outlined by South Dakota Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Training Commission.
Officers in South Dakota are required to complete 40 hours of continuing education every two years. As an eligible training provider, the PoliceOne Academy can be used by Departments to fulfill all 40 hours of training, reducing the need for travel expenses and overtime of officers.
“The Policeone training academy has proved to be an excellent training tool for our department. It offers a vast amount of training courses that are relevant and applicable to any law enforcement professional” said Sgt. Brandon Tisher, La Plata County Sheriff’s Office. “With budget constraints being a common theme in the law enforcement community, online training is here to stay and Policeone has developed an online training option that is top notch and cost effective.”
The PoliceOne Academy, which launched in January 2011, now serves almost 300 departments in 40 states, totally more than 18,000 users. Currently the Academy is a certified training provider in Colorado, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, New Mexico, Nevada, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas, and is eligible to be used for training credit in an additional 16 states.
With more than 600 high-definition training videos from leading law enforcement experts, PoliceOne Academy online training offers departments cost-effective access to top-quality police training for an annual subscription based on agency size. All 600 training videos are accompanied by detailed lesson plans and quizzes, covering topics ranging from active shooter to defensive tactics. The Academy also includes more than 80 one hour courses that qualify individuals for certificates of completion.
“The acceptance of the PoliceOne Academy by the state of South Dakota is further paving the way for a revolutionized and cost-effective method of training among departments,” said Alex Ford, CEO of PoliceOne. “The rapid growth of the Academy thus far is a testament to the importance of a budget-friendly, quality training solution for departments across the country.”
Submit a request online or call (866) 941-4090 to get free preview access to the PoliceOne Academy for your department. To learn more about PoliceOne Academy, visit http://www.PoliceOneAcademy.com/.
To inquire about approval in your state, contact Nicole Forzano at (415) 962-8341.
About PoliceOne Academy
PoliceOne.com, the leading online resource for the law enforcement community, is the proud owner of the PoliceOne Academy. With more than 600 videos in more than 50 categories, PoliceOne Academy gives departments’ instant access to training that will advance officer’s performance and help to keep them safer on the streets. PoliceOne Academy offers an advanced delivery system that ensures a high quality of streaming along with access to training materials 24/7.
With more than 500,000 registered members, PoliceOne.com is the leading law enforcement website in the country. PoliceOne provides law enforcement-specific resources designed to help officers stay safe on the streets and more effectively protect their communities. PoliceOne is the only site to confirm the law enforcement status of all members, creating a trusted and safe community for the exchange and discussion of key law enforcement issues, including breaking news, top products and important officer safety strategies.
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