Available On-Line Law Enforcement, Corrections and other Public Safety Training Links

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Notice: Publicly distributed information and information about free online training is provided to the public safety community of Washington as a courtesy and not as an endorsement of any specific program. The decision to use publicly distributed information or any free online training is at the discretion of each agency.


Successfully Investigating and Prosecuting Sexual Assault

Free Sexual Assault Online Training - The OnLine Training Institute (OLTI) of End Violence Against Women International (EVAWI) provides state-of-the art training to anyone who is interested, on the topic of criminal justice response to sexual assault. The OLTI is FREE, there is no cost to register, enroll, or complete any of the modules.

Enroll in The OnLine Training Institute of End Violence Against Women International and set up an account, enroll in modules, complete coursework, download a PDF and access personalized certificates of completion.

Click here to access the course.

Download a list of additonal classes also offered.


Child Seat Awareness Training

The Washington Traffic Safety Commission presents an online learning called Child Seat Awareness Training available to all officers. 

The Microsoft IT Academy 

A collection of more than 450 online courses supporting Microsoft products and technologies is free to all Washington residents through special funding from the Legislature. This project is supported by the State Library (Office of the Secretary of State) and available through public, tribal, community college, and the State libraries


Shooting Reconstruction: 4 Elements of Trajectory-Archival

ForensicED (RTI International) has a free online course available.

Elder Abuse

The Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), in collaboration with the Access to Justice Initiative and the Elder Justice Initiative, has released the first three modules of a free online elder abuse curriculum for legal service providers.

The first three modules in this six-part series, What Every Legal Services Lawyer Needs to Know About Elder Abuse, Practical and Ethical Strategies, and Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, offer an interactive online approach providing basic information and tools to identify and address the needs of elders who may be experiencing abuse. The training includes a variety of information, tools, and resources, from interactive client scenarios to printable materials.


Pedestrian Safety Training

NHTSA has recently released a “Pedestrian Safety Training for Law Enforcement Interactive Training and Resource Guide.” It’s an interactive, computer-based training program. A CD can be ordered at no charge by contacting NHTSA, please click here.


The National Prevention ToolKit

Florida State University developed a free online program - The National Prevention Toolkit on officer-involved domestic violence. This program is Sponsored by the Verizon foundation.



The team at CriminalJustice.com put together a helpful guide breaking down what earning a forensic science degree entails. They wanted to make it as easy as possible for students to decide if the discipline is right for them and how to proceed if it is. You can view this guide by clicking here. In addition they researched a general criminal justice education and created a guide specific to Washington State, you can view this guide by clicking here.

Training Officers: Use the “Contact Us” for to obtain your initial login. Florida State University’s Institute for Family Violence will send you the initial login for the program. The WSCJTC recognizes each module of the program as 1 CE each toward the continuing education mandate of RCW 43.101.095. This training will be logged at the agencies and not by the WSCJTC.


Sexual Assault Response Team

OVC's Sane-Sart online learning Sexual Assault Response Team program has been expanded to offer a Law Enforcement Track. It includes 32 hours of self-directed on-line learning followed by an 8-hour webinar (check schedule for applicable dates)


Office of Victims of Crime, Training and Technical Assistance Center

Victim Assistance Training

Identity Theft Victim Assistance

Webinars (topics vary)

NIJ- various subjects (numerous web-based, free)

Crime Scene Investigation Training thru the National Forensic Academy Investigator - Virtual Reality


Army OneSource

"Treating the Invisible Wounds of War" - a self-paced training that includes CEU credits and a certificate of completion.


National Institute of Corrections

The National Institute of Corrections has numerous online courses posted on its learning center. Topics include budgetary considerations, strategic thinking, green business, motivating others, managing conflict, and team building. The courses are free for corrections professionals in executive and middle management, first-line supervision, offender programming, or training/staff development. (NIC)


The Transportation Safety Institute (TSI) has updated the curricula for the Speed Measuring Device Operator Training course (RADAR/LIDAR). Updates include a new instructor’s manual, supplemental material, handout(s), practical exercise(s), blank tests for students and test with answers.  Each participant manual includes the manual and supplemental material. If you are interested in a copy of the material, please click here.



Nationwide Suspicious Activity Reporting

The Nationwide Suspicious Activity Reporting (SAR) Initiative (NSI) Line Officer Training provides frontline law enforcement personnel with training to supplement their observation skills in recognizing behaviors and incidents that may indicate criminal activity associated with, or leading up to, terrorism. The training focuses on the critical role line officers have in the effective implementation of the SAR process by identifying - and documenting - suspicious activity.


Crime Analysis and Investigations

The Crime Analysis and Investigations program consists of eight 5-credit courses, conveniently offered online to fit your schedule. It is designed for people new to the field and current law enforcement professionals who want to advance their careers. Many classes can be applied to a two-year associate’s degree or transfer to a four-year program.

Other Links:

Quit Day | Law Enforcement and Smoking (Quit Smoking Resource)


Forensic DNA Training (several different titles)

Forensic Science Education On-line, video on demand, and scheduled webinars (also check 'medico legal death investigation' for related classes)

Collecting DNA Evidence at Property Crime Scenes

Firearm Examiner Training

FBI’s virtual academy

Secure Your Load

National Institute of Justice (NIJ

Los Angeles HIDTA Training online

IACP: International Association of Chiefs of Police