Critical Incident Response for Supervisors and Managers – Porterville

June 26 - 28, 2018   |   Porterville, CA

This class has available seating. Please click on the “register now” button located above.


Porterville Developmental Center
26501 Ave 140
Porterville, CA 93257

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Class Hours

8:00am – 5:00pm

Course Control Number

9100-10342-17-005, Plan IV

Course Description

Enhances the capabilities of corporals, sergeants, and command officers responsible for the resolution of critical incidents in a patrol environment. The course will teach students the skills & techniques to develop, initiate and successfully complete a credible plan of action to handle various critical incidents.




Randy Van Dusen

Randy Van Dusen has been with the Sacramento Police Department since September of 1998. In addition to working positions in patrol and problem oriented policing, he was a full time K9 handler for 12 years and worked as one of the department’s SWAT K9 handlers. Sgt Van Dusen has been directly involved in the resolution of numerous critical incidents including barricaded suspects, pursuits, homicide scenes, warrant services, area & building searches as well as officer involved shootings. He is the recipient of three medals of valor, three life-saving awards, and two-unit citations.  Sgt Van Dusen currently supervises a regional task force made up of Sacramento Police, Sacramento Sheriff, and Sacramento Department of Human Assistance officers. The team’s primary mission is monitoring, investigating and apprehending fugitive suspects released from custody under AB109, parole or probation who have re-offended or violated the terms of their release. Randy is married with a beautiful daughter and two German Shepherds at home. In his time away from work, he enjoys his daughter’s softball games, hiking, camping and running 50 and 100-mile ultra-marathons.

Greg Galliano

Greg Galliano is a Sergeant with the Sacramento Police Department, serving as a member of the Impact Team. As the Impact Sergeant he is responsible for the supervision of the Homeless Outreach program and the Mobile Crisis Support program. This has included program development for the police department and external partners. He also serves as the department’s expert for the Crisis Intervention Program. He has been a member of the department for eleven years serving as an instructor for the Sacramento Police Academy, a field training officer and a patrol sergeant. Prior to joining the Sacramento Police Department he attended the University of California at Davis where he earned a B.A. in Psychology. He later attended Fuller Graduate School where he earned a M.A. in Theology.

Gary Schuelke

Sgt. Schuelke has been employed with the City of San Bernardino Police Department for 26 years. He has had assignments in patrol, Narcotics Officer, Narcotics K-9 Handler, Crimes Against Children Detective and Homicide Detective. Sergeant Schuelke has been awarded two Distinguished Service Medals, a Meritorious Service Medal and a Police Cross. He has been recognized for his outstanding efforts by the DEA, FBI and the San Bernardino County District Attorney’s office. He was promoted to Sergeant in 2006. Since then he has been directly involved and coordinated multiple critical incidents ranging from robberies to Officer Involved Shootings. He has supervised various proactive/specialized details such as Crime Impact Team, District Resource Officers and Patrol Division. He was assigned as the Vice/ Narcotics Unit Supervisor from November 2012 until January 2017. During that time, he and his team were responsible for covert surveillance of various fugitives and/or suspects, which often necessitated coordination of resources from different jurisdictions. On December 2, 2015 members of the Narcotics Unit were involved in identifying, locating and capturing the two suspects responsible for the terrorist attack on the Inland Regional Center. He travels extensively providing a debrief on the terror attack and the lessons he and his agency learned from that incident. He is also an Instructor for California Narcotics Officers Association. Sgt. Schuelke is currently assigned as a Watch Commander.

Who Should Attend:

Supervisors & Managers

This class has available seating.  Please click the Register Now link at the top of this page.

Fees and Registration: $292.00

The easiest way to register a group of individuals is using our online system. To choose group registration, click the registration link at the top of this page. Login to our system or create an account. Then, on the registration page, click the second blue button indicating group registration for your agency. On the following screen, click the green button that says “Register an Attendee” and search for attendees you wish to register. Follow the prompts to complete the registration process.

Cancellation Policy:

All cancellations and refund requests must be made in writing. All cancellations are subject to a $15 administrative fee.
There will be no refund for cancellations received 15 days or less prior to the start date of the course. Refunds will not be given for no-shows.

Substitution Policy:

CPOA encourages you to make a substitution if a student cannot attend the course; substitutions will be accepted prior to the course in writing and on-site.

*Registration Policy:

CPOA will not register anyone for a class unless payment has been received in full. If you are not able to provide payment with registration you may provide a credit card to hold the seat. However, all students must be paid in full 10 days prior to the class. If payment is not received and a card has been given to hold the seat, it will be charged.

Holiday Inn Express
840 S Jaye St.
Porterville, CA 93257
(559) 782-1200
(Right next to Hwy 190)