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Background Investigations

ProFirst Training | Background Investigator Training Program in The USA

Police background investigators are vital to the success of any law enforcement agency. Properly trained investigators reduce liability, ensure best applicant selection and help strengthen community trust.
This comprehensive 3-day course teaches new and experienced background investigators advanced techniques and procedures for conducting pre-employment background investigations of new public safety employees.

 

                                      Topics Include

  • Conducting pre-employment background interviews

  • Conditional offers of employment letters

  • Report preparation

  • ADA Americans With Disabilities laws

  • Credit checks /Financial investigation

  • Driving records

  • Criminal and Civil background investigation

  • Psychological screening

  • Polygraph screening

  • Medical screening

  • Reference checks

  • Military verifications

  • Social Media investigations

  • Release of liability forms for applicant and references

  • Education verification

  • Home checks and neighbor interviews

  • Open records sources

  • Workman's Comp resources

  • Disqualifying factors

 

THIS CLASS IS IN HIGH DEMAND DUE TO THE INCREASED RECRUITMENT EFFORTS THROUGHOUT THE UNITED STATES -- Attendees must be a current employee of a law enforcement agency

Instructor: John Pallas (Deputy Chief, Retired—State of TN) John Pallas is a 29-year law enforcement veteran who served as Deputy Chief of Police for the law enforcement division of the State of Tennessee Alcoholic Beverage Commission. In that role, John supervised command staff, oversaw the professional standards unit and served as the public information officer and director of training. He also has more than two decades of service in California in various capacities, including Vice Detective, Narcotics Task Force Investigator, F.T.O. and Reserve Program Coordinator. John also managed a high-profile task force team of investigators, comprised of FBI, DEA, IRS agents, as well as state and city law enforcement officers.

         2024 Course Dates
July 29-31        Saint Albans, WV            Print Flyer
       Hosted by :      Saint Albans Police Department         
August 12-14        Salem, VA                   Print Flyer
       Hosted by :      Cardinal Criminal Justice Academy         
Sept 16-18        Middletown, NJ              Print Flyer
                    Hosted by :      Middletown Township PD         
Sept 23-25              Pharr, TX                     Print Flyer
                         
   Firefighter Background Training
              Hosted by:  South Texas College Reg Ctr for PSE      
Oct 2-4              Newport News, VA          Print Flyer
                   Hosted by :     Newport News Police Department         
Oct 9-11           Sedalia, MO                      Print Flyer
                   Hosted by :      Pettis County Sheriff's Office         
Oct 21-22          Chattanooga, TN             Print Flyer
             
EMS/Dispatcher Background Training
                            Hosted by :      Hamilton County ECD         
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Cost $495 

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