Patrol Ops – Field Leadership – Carlsbad

October 09 - 11, 2018   |   Carlsbad, CA

This class has available seating. Please click the Register Now button located above.



City of Carlsbad Safety Training Center
5750 Orion Way
Carlsbad, CA 92010

Class Hours

8:00am – 5:00pm

Course Control Number

POST Plan III, Course Control Number 9100-41610-18-001

Course Description

The Patrol Operations Course is a foundation for the Critical Incident Response for Supervisors / Managers Course. This is a two course series that challenges students to increase their critical thinking capabilities during these events.

Gain the tools you need to be competent and confident as a newly appointed corporal, or sergeant through adult learning activities, scenario-based training and candid conversations with experienced front line leaders. Explore issues regarding leadership, professional standards, supervising field operations and use of force.

Fees and Registration: $228.00

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.

Who Should Attend:

This course is designed with newly appointed Corporals or Sergeants, or Sergeants [with one to three years experience] in mind.

If you have more than three years experience as a Corporal/Sergeant, you should register for the Critical Incident Response for Supervisors / Managers course and build on the foundations you learned in the Patrol Ops course.


  Lt. Kevin Lehan

Lieutenant Kevin Lehan is a 20-year veteran with the Carlsbad Police Department, where he currently holds the rank of Lieutenant. He has held a variety of assignments throughout his career, including Patrol, K9, COPPS, SWAT, Sniper, FTO, FET and Professional Standards and Services.

Kevin has served as one of his department’s primary instructors in Defensive Tactics, Active Shooter, Mobile Field Force and SWAT. Kevin also held a position as a Defensive Tactics Instructor at the SD Regional Police Academy and is a court certified Use of Force Expert.
Kevin has a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice Administration.


 Sgt. Angela Voorhees

Sergeant Angela Voorhees has over nine years of broad and varied law enforcement experience having served as a Patrol Officer, Special Victims Detective, District Attorney Investigator, Traffic Detective, Field Training Officer, POST certified bicycle instructor, and as a Sergeant where she is currently assigned to patrol operations at the California State University, Northridge. Additionally, Sergeant Voorhees currently serves as the law and legislative officer for CPOA Region X (Los Angeles) and as the chair of the CPOA Political Endorsements Committee.