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Miramar College - San Diego Regional Public Safety Training Institute

10440 Black Mountain Road

San Diego, CA 92126

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RADAR Operator Course (24 Hours)

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 SAN DIEGO REGIONAL PUBLIC SAFETY TRAINING INSTITUTE

AND SAN DIEGO SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT

 

COURSE:                       RADAR CERTIFICATION COURSE  (24 HOURS)

                                                          (Meets 40802 CVC Requirements)

 

DATES:                        2021: November 15th - 17th  (4690-23310-21-001)

2022: April 11th - 13th (4690-23310-21-002)

TIME:                          0700 - 1600

 

LOCATION:                  Miramar College - San Diego Regional Public Safety Training Institute

10440 Black Mountain Road, San Diego, CA 92126

Room A - (TBA)

 

RESERVATIONS:         http://radar-operator.eventbrite.com

                  

COURSE CONTACT INFORMATION:

 

Deputy Michael Guerrero

San Diego County Sheriff's Department

Desk # 760-510-5048

michael.guerreroR@sdsheriff.org

 

REGISTRATION:    Course registration will begin promptly at 0700 hours on the first day of class.

 

COURSE CONTENT:    This course is a technical course designed for officers using RADAR for speed enforcement during traffic duties. Objectives include: instruction on legal and technical issues of moving and stationary RADAR; set-up and testing of equipment; target identification; related vehicle code and court decisions; detecting effects on RADAR by sources other than target vehicles; court preparation; visual speed estimation and range determination.

 

PREREQUISITE:   Completion of a P.O.S.T. Certified Basic Academy or equivalent law enforcement training/experience. Prior RADAR use or observation is helpful but not mandatory.

 

CERTIFICATION:   This course is certified under P.O.S.T. Plan IV. Class hours are mandated by P.O.S.T. and full participation is required for certification. Completion certificates will be awarded. Ability to estimate the speed of target vehicles within 5 mph from a stationary and moving vehicle is required for successful completion.

 

TUITION/CREDIT:   0.5 lower division semester units will be awarded for completion of this course (ADJU 307A). Tuition is $23 per student. Agencies/students can pay at time of registration on the first day of class or the agency may be billed (***** SDSO student's tuition is covered by Sheriff's Training budget *****). California non-residents will also be charged a tuition fee of $221 per unit. There may also be a $19.00 medical insurance fee, which is waived if you are currently employed by a Law Enforcement agency. Students are expected to be honest and ethical at all times in their pursuit of academic goals. Please refer to SDCCD Procedure 3100.3 for more detailed information.

EQUIPMENT/SUPPLIES:  Students will need the following items in class: pen/pencil, note paper, clipboard and a two line scientific calculator (i.e. TI-30X, TI-82, TI-83 or higher) or a smartphone application with trigonometric functions. A student book will be provided electronically. Students will need to either print their own book or bring a tablet/laptop computer. Students should bring a RADAR unit (if available from their agency), including the operator manual and tuning forks.

 

DRESS:   Casual clothing is appropriate. No shorts, sandals or flip-flops. Outside practical exercises will be conducted regardless of weather conditions.

PARKING: Parking is available in the Student Parking Lot (upper lot) and parking structure at Miramar College. Parking permits are required and will be issued the first day of class at the time of registration. The permit must be displayed on the vehicle dashboard. Any vehicle not displaying a permit will be cited. Do not park on Campus Point Drive, any Staff spaces and/or the parking lot next to the "A" building. This area is reserved for staff and faculty by permit only. Marked and unmarked law enforcement vehicles are not exempt. Additional parking is available on Gold Coast Drive without a permit. 

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Miramar College - San Diego Regional Public Safety Training Institute

10440 Black Mountain Road

San Diego, CA 92126

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Organizer Deputy Michael Guerrero

Organizer of RADAR Certification Course (24 Hours)

San Diego Sheriff's Dept.

michael.guerreroR@sdsheriff.org

Desk # 760-510-5048

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