Advanced Training


The Idaho State Police Advanced Training Class (ATC) provides a 18-week course of training at its facility in Meridian, Idaho designed to develop and enhance the skills of carefully selected recruits with basic P.O.S.T. certification.  ATC combines physical conditioning and human relations skills with training in a variety of law enforcement disciplines necessary to produce competent, professional, safe, and well-rounded Troopers for the Idaho State Police.


During ATC, recruits will receive approximately 1098 hours of training.  Instruction includes but is not limited to the following areas:



Traffic Crash Investigation

Driving Under the Influence (DUI)

Administrative License Suspension (ALS)

Drugs that Impair Driving (DID)

Intoxilyzer 5000 / Lifeloc FC20 / Alco-Sensor III

Criminal Interdiction

Commercial Vehicle Safety

Hazardous Materials

Incident Command

Speed Detection

Traffic Code


Officer Safety


Pursuit / Emergency Vehicle Operations (EVOC)

Officer Safety/Survival

Active Shooter Response

CPR/AED/Tactical Life Saving

Arrest Techniques

Ground Fighting

Use of Force


Oleoresin Capsicum (OC) Spray

Physical Training / Health and Wellness

Radio Procedures


Other Enforcement / Support

ISP Report Writing

Law Enforcement Ethics / Office of Professional Standards (OPS) Investigations

Sexual Harassment & Discrimination

Equipment and Vehicle Issue / Maintenance / Inspection

Electronic Applications


Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF)


Human Relations

Communications / Interpersonal Skills

Law Enforcement Lifestyles / Stress Management Issues

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