Patrol Ops – Field Leadership – Fairfield

May 03 - 05, 2017   |   Fairfield, CA

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Art Koch Range & Training Facility
1717 Rex Clift Lane
Fairfield, CA 94533

Class Hours

8:00am – 5:00pm

Course Control Number

POST Plan IV, Course Control Number 9100-41610-16-002

Course Description

Gain the tools you need to be competent and confident as a 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.


Tony Duckworth Tony Duckworth – CPOA Deputy Director
Tony Duckworth retired from the Fremont Police Department (2014) after twenty-six years of service. He last served the department as the Adjutant Lieutenant to the Patrol Division Commander. Tony’s experience includes Patrol, Investigations, Traffic, Jail Management, Field Training, Peer Support, and he also served on the department’s SWAT team for seventeen years. Tony earned a Master’s degree in Public Administration from the University of San Francisco. He is a graduate of the FBI National Academy, the Sherman Block Supervisory Leadership Institute, the CORO Leadership Collaborative, and also earned a POST Management certificate. As a sworn law enforcement officer, Tony served CPOA as the Region II Training Officer, and as a member of the training committee. As Deputy Director of the California Peace Officers’ Association, Tony is directly responsible for the training division, which includes maintaining current course offerings and new course development. Tony is also charged with operational oversight in direct support of the Executive Director.

Darin Griem - new Darin Griem – Captain
Darin Griem is a 27-year veteran with the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department, where he currently holds the rank of Captain. He has held a variety of assignments throughout his career, including Corrections, Patrol, Motors, SWAT, Professional Standards and Investigations.
Darin has served as one of his department’s primary instructors in Firearms, Patrol Rifle, Active Shooter, and SWAT, and currently instructs in the Department’s New Supervisor Training course in Progressive Discipline and Response to Critical Incidents.
Darin has a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice Management.

kevin-lehan-new 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.

David Demurjian David Demurjian
David Demurjian has a twenty-eight year history of advising, defending and trying “use of force” cases on behalf of law enforcement personnel throughout the country. He has tried and consulted on this type of case in three major jurisdictions: New York, California and Massachusetts. Aside from his legal experience, he is also an instructor of defensive tactics and use of force policies for both state and federal law enforcement agencies. For almost 18 years, he has been a member of a large law enforcement agency in southern California where he is a certified use of force instructor. He is a graduate of New York University and Fordham University School of Law and is a member of the California, New York, and Massachusetts State Bars.

Who Should Attend:

Corporals and Sergeants.

Fees and Registration: $228.00

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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.