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JANUARY 2023

MISSISSIPPI COURSE:
VANGUARD LEVEL TWO 40-HOUR INSTRUCTOR COURSE

DATE:

January 23-27, 2023

HOST AGENCY:
Golden Triangle Regional Training Academy
549 Yorkville Park Square.
Columbus, MS 39702

CONTACT:
Lauren Rhea
lrhea@lowndes-so.org
662-251-8170

Price:
$700.00/officer for Full Certification
$500.00/officer for Re-certification

INSTRUCTOR:
Jason Eddie
Class begins at 8:00 AM each day!

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TENNESSEE COURSE:
VANGUARD LEVEL ONE 40-HOUR INSTRUCTOR COURSE
NOTE: (Vanguard Level Two the Following Week! See Below!)
DATE:
January 16-20, 2023

HOST AGENCY:
Williamson Co. Sheriff’s Office
Academy Park Gyms
120 Everbright
Franklin, TN 37064

CONTACT:
Nikki Osborne at
nikki.shaver@williamsoncounty-tn.gov

Price:
$700.00/officer for Full Certification
$500.00/officer for Re-certification

INSTRUCTOR:
Johnny Lee Smith
Class begins at 8:00 AM each day!

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TENNESSEE COURSE:
VANGUARD LEVEL TWO 40-HOUR INSTRUCTOR COURSE
DATE:
January 23-27, 2023

HOST AGENCY:
Williamson Co. Sheriff’s Office
Academy Park Gyms
120 Everbright
Franklin, TN 37064

CONTACT:
Nikki Osborne at
nikki.shaver@williamsoncounty-tn.gov

Price:
$700.00/officer for Full Certification
$500.00/officer for Re-certification

INSTRUCTOR:
Johnny Lee Smith
Class begins at 8:00 AM each day!

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MISSISSIPPI COURSE:
VANGUARD LEVEL ONE 40-HOUR INSTRUCTOR COURSE

DATE:

January 30 -February 3, 2023

HOST AGENCY:
Monroe County Sheriff’s Dept. 
700 North Meridian St.
Aberdeen, MS 39730

CONTACT:
John Bishop
662-315-5953

Price:
$700.00/officer for Full Certification
$500.00/officer for Re-certification

INSTRUCTOR:
Jason Eddie
Class begins at 8:00 AM each day!

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FEBRUARY 2023

ALABAMA COURSE:
VANGUARD LEVEL ONE 40-HOUR INSTRUCTOR COURSE
NOTE: (Vanguard Level Two the Following Week! See Below!)
DATE:
February 13-17, 2023

HOST AGENCY:
Hoover Police Department
850 Municipal Drive
Hoover, AL 35216

CONTACT:
Wayne Weems at
wayne.weems@hooveralabama.gov

Price:
$700.00/officer for Full Certification
$500.00/officer for Re-certification

INSTRUCTOR:
Johnny Lee Smith
Class begins at 8:00 AM each day!

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ALABAMA COURSE:
VANGUARD LEVEL TWO 40-HOUR INSTRUCTOR COURSE

DATE:
February 20-24, 2023

HOST AGENCY:
Hoover Police Department
850 Municipal Drive
Hoover, AL 35216

CONTACT:
Wayne Weems at
wayne.weems@hooveralabama.gov

Price:
$700.00/officer for Full Certification
$500.00/officer for Re-certification

INSTRUCTOR:
Johnny Lee Smith
Class begins at 8:00 AM each day!

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MARCH 2023

ALABAMA COURSE:
VANGUARD LEVEL ONE 40-HOUR INSTRUCTOR COURSE
NOTE: (Vanguard Level Two the Following Week! See Below!)
DATE:
March 6-10, 2023

HOST AGENCY:
Cullman County Sheriff’s Office
1910 Beech Ave. S.E.
Cullman, AL 35055

CONTACT:
Rex Sorrow at
rsorrow@cullmansheriff.org

Price:
$700.00/officer for Full Certification
$500.00/officer for Re-certification

INSTRUCTOR:
Johnny Lee Smith
Class begins at 8:00 AM each day!

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ALABAMA COURSE:
VANGUARD LEVEL TWO 40-HOUR INSTRUCTOR COURSE
DATE:
March 13-17, 2023

HOST AGENCY:
Cullman County Sheriff’s Office
1910 Beech Ave. S.E.
Cullman, AL 35055

CONTACT:
Rex Sorrow at
rsorrow@cullmansheriff.org

Price:
$700.00/officer for Full Certification
$500.00/officer for Re-certification

INSTRUCTOR:
Johnny Lee Smith
Class begins at 8:00 AM each day!

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APRIL 2023

LOUISIANA COURSE:
VANGUARD LEVEL ONE 40-HOUR INSTRUCTOR CERTIFICATION COURSE
NOTE: (Vanguard Level Two is the Following Week!)

DATE:
April 3-7, 2023

HOST AGENCY & LOCATION:
Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office
29225 Woodside Drive
Walker, LA 70785

CONTACT:
Stacy Dufour at
sdufour@lpso.org

Price:
$700.00/officer for Full Certification
$500.00/officer for Re-certification

INSTRUCTOR:
Johnny Lee Smith
Class begins at 8:00 AM each day!

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LOUISIANA COURSE:
VANGUARD LEVEL TWO 40-HOUR INSTRUCTOR CERTIFICATION COURSE

DATE:
April 10-14, 2023

HOST AGENCY & LOCATION:
Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office
29225 Woodside Drive
Walker, LA 70785

CONTACT:
Stacy Dufour at
sdufour@lpso.org

Price:
$700.00/officer for Full Certification
$500.00/officer for Re-certification

INSTRUCTOR:
Johnny Lee Smith
Class begins at 8:00 AM each day!

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NEW MEXICO COURSE:
VANGUARD LEVEL ONE 40-HOUR INSTRUCTOR COURSE
NOTE: (Vanguard Level Two the Following Week! See Below!)
DATE:
April 17-21, 2023

HOST AGENCY:
Ruidoso Police Department
1085 Mechem Drive
Ruidoso, NM 88345

Training Location:
Ruidoso High School
125 Warrior Drive
Ruidoso, NM 88345 

CONTACT:
Lt. Steve Minner at
575-258-7365
stevenminner@ruidoso-nm.gov

Price:
$700.00/officer for Full Certification
$500.00/officer for Re-certification

INSTRUCTOR:
Johnny Lee Smith
Class begins at 8:00 AM each day!

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NEW MEXICO COURSE:
VANGUARD LEVEL TWO 40-HOUR INSTRUCTOR COURSE
DATE:
April 24-28, 2023

HOST AGENCY:
Ruidoso Police Department
1085 Mechem Drive
Ruidoso, NM 88345

Training Location:
Ruidoso High School
125 Warrior Drive
Ruidoso, NM 88345 

CONTACT:
Lt. Steve Minner at
575-258-7365
stevenminner@ruidoso-nm.gov

Price:
$700.00/officer for Full Certification
$500.00/officer for Re-certification

INSTRUCTOR:
Johnny Lee Smith
Class begins at 8:00 AM each day!

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MISSISSIPPI COURSE:
VANGUARD LEVEL ONE 40-HOUR INSTRUCTOR COURSE

DATE:

April 24-28, 2023

HOST AGENCY:
MS Law Enforcement Officers Training Academy
3791 Hwy 468 West
Pearl, MS 39208

CONTACT:
Tony Carleton
662-231-3201

Price:
$700.00/officer for Full Certification
$500.00/officer for Re-certification

INSTRUCTOR:
Tony Carleton
Class begins at 8:00 AM each day!

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MAY 2023

ARKANSAS COURSE:
VANGUARD LEVEL ONE 40-HOUR INSTRUCTOR COURSE
NOTE: (Vanguard Level Two the Following Week! See Below!)

DATE:
May 1-5, 2023

Host & Location:
Springdale Police Training Center
511 Old Wire Road
Springdale, AR 72764

Contact:
Sgt. Thorson

rthorson@springdalear.gov

 

Price:
$700.00/officer for Full Certification
$500.00/officer for Re-certification

INSTRUCTOR:
Jason Eddie
Class begins at 8:00 AM each day!

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ARKANSAS COURSE:
VANGUARD LEVEL TWO 40-HOUR INSTRUCTOR COURSE

DATE:
May 8-12, 2023

Host & Location:
Springdale Police Training Center
511 Old Wire Road
Springdale, AR 72764

Contact:
Sgt. Thorson

rthorson@springdalear.gov

Price:
$700.00/officer for Full Certification
$500.00/officer for Re-certification

INSTRUCTOR:
Jason Eddie
Class begins at 8:00 AM each day!

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LOUISIANA COURSE:
VANGUARD LEVEL ONE 40-HOUR INSTRUCTOR COURSE
NOTE: (Vanguard Level Two the Following Week! See Below!)

DATE:
May 8-12, 2023

Host & Location:
Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office
161 Road Camp Road
Ruston, LA 71270

Contact:
James Colvin

jamescolvin@lincolnparish.org

Price:
$700.00/officer for Full Certification
$500.00/officer for Re-certification

INSTRUCTOR:
Johnny Lee Smith
Class begins at 8:00 AM each day!

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LOUISIANA COURSE:
VANGUARD LEVEL TWO 40-HOUR INSTRUCTOR COURSE

DATE:
May 15-19, 2023

Host & Location:
Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office
161 Road Camp Road
Ruston, LA 71270

Contact:
James Colvin

jamescolvin@lincolnparish.org

Price:
$700.00/officer for Full Certification
$500.00/officer for Re-certification

INSTRUCTOR:
Johnny Lee Smith
Class begins at 8:00 AM each day!

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JUNE 2023

MISSISSIPPI COURSE:
VANGUARD LEVEL TWO 40-HOUR INSTRUCTOR COURSE

DATE:

JUNE 5-9, 2023

HOST AGENCY:
MS Law Enforcement Officers Training Academy
3791 Hwy 468 West
Pearl, MS 39208

CONTACT:
Tony Carleton
662-231-3201

Price:
$700.00/officer for Full Certification
$500.00/officer for Re-certification

INSTRUCTOR:
JOHNNY LEE SMITH
Class begins at 8:00 AM each day!

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WASHINGTON COURSE:
VANGUARD LEVEL ONE 40-HOUR INSTRUCTOR COURSE
NOTE: (Vanguard Level Two the Following Week! See Below!)

DATE:
JUNE 5-9, 2023

Host & Location:
Yakima Military Police Training Center
970 Firing Center Road Building 159
Yakima, WA 98901

Contact:
Lt. Jonathan Hutchinson

jonathan.d.hutchinson.civ@army.mil

Price:
$700.00/officer for Full Certification
$500.00/officer for Re-certification

INSTRUCTORS:
Johnny Lee Smith & Lorenzo Valdivia
Class begins at 8:00 AM each day!

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WASHINGTON COURSE:
VANGUARD LEVEL TWO 40-HOUR INSTRUCTOR COURSE

DATE:
JUNE 12-16, 2023

Host & Location:
Yakima Military Police Training Center
970 Firing Center Road Building 159
Yakima, WA 98901

Contact:
Lt. Jonathan Hutchinson

jonathan.d.hutchinson.civ@army.mil

Price:
$700.00/officer for Full Certification
$500.00/officer for Re-certification

INSTRUCTORS:
Johnny Lee Smith & Lorenzo Valdivia
Class begins at 8:00 AM each day!

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MISSISSIPPI COURSE:
VANGUARD LEVEL ONE 40-HOUR INSTRUCTOR COURSE

DATE:
June 26-30, 2023

HOST & LOCATION:
SRPSI
Training Academy
Bldg 1481 14th st.
Camp Shelby, MS 39407

CONTACT:
Joseph Green 601-325-5610

PRICE:
$700.00/officer for Full Certification
$500.00/officer for Re-certification

INSTRUCTOR:
Johnny Lee Smith

Class begins at 8:00 AM each day!

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JULY 2023

TENNESSEE COURSE:
VANGUARD LEVEL ONE 40-HOUR INSTRUCTOR COURSE
NOTE: (Vanguard Level Two the Following Week! See Below!)
DATE:
July 10-14, 2023

HOST AGENCY:
Murfreesboro Police Department
1004 North Highland Ave.
Murfreesboro, TN 37130

CONTACT:
Blake Troutman at
0858@murfreesboro.gov

Price:
$700.00/officer for Full Certification
$500.00/officer for Re-certification

INSTRUCTOR:
Johnny Lee Smith
Class begins at 8:00 AM each day!

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TENNESSEE COURSE:
VANGUARD LEVEL TWO 40-HOUR INSTRUCTOR COURSE
DATE:
July 17-21, 2023

HOST AGENCY:
Murfreesboro Police Department
1004 North Highland Ave.
Murfreesboro, TN 37130

CONTACT:
Blake Troutman at
0858@murfreesboro.gov

Price:
$700.00/officer for Full Certification
$500.00/officer for Re-certification

INSTRUCTOR:
Johnny Lee Smith
Class begins at 8:00 AM each day!

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AUGUST 2023

ALABAMA COURSE:
VANGUARD LEVEL ONE 40-HOUR INSTRUCTOR COURSE
NOTE: (Vanguard Level Two the Following Week! See Below!)

DATE:

AUGUST 21-25, 2023

HOST:
APOSTC Law Enforcement Academy Baldwin County
LOCATION:
15950 Mosley Road
Stapleton, AL 36578

CONTACT:
Michael Miyaji
mmiyaji@baldwincountyal.gov

Price:
$700.00/officer for Full Certification
$500.00/officer for Re-certification

INSTRUCTOR:
Joe Parrish & Jason Eddie
Class begins at 8:00 AM each day!

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ALABAMA COURSE:
VANGUARD LEVEL TWO 40-HOUR INSTRUCTOR COURSE

DATE:

August 28- September 1, 2023

HOST:
APOSTC Law Enforcement Academy Baldwin County
LOCATION:
15950 Mosley Road
Stapleton, AL 36578

CONTACT:
Michael Miyaji
mmiyaji@baldwincountyal.gov

Price:
$700.00/officer for Full Certification
$500.00/officer for Re-certification

INSTRUCTOR:
Joe Parrish & Jason Eddie
Class begins at 8:00 AM each day!

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SEPTEMBER 2023

ALABAMA COURSE:
VANGUARD LEVEL ONE 40-HOUR INSTRUCTOR COURSE
NOTE: (Vanguard Level Two the Following Week! See Below!)

DATE:

September 18-22 , 2023

HOST:
APOSTC Law Enforcement Academy – Tuscaloosa
LOCATION:
7601 Robert Cardinal Airport Road
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401

CONTACT:
Wes Jacobs
205-759-3000

Price:
$700.00/officer for Full Certification
$500.00/officer for Re-certification

INSTRUCTOR:
Johnny Lee Smith
Class begins at 8:00 AM each day!

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ALABAMA COURSE:
VANGUARD LEVEL TWO 40-HOUR INSTRUCTOR COURSE

DATE:
September 25-29, 2023

HOST:
APOSTC Law Enforcement Academy – Tuscaloosa
LOCATION:
7601 Robert Cardinal Airport Road
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401

CONTACT:
Wes Jacobs
205-759-3000

Price:
$700.00/officer for Full Certification
$500.00/officer for Re-certification

INSTRUCTOR:
Johnny Lee Smith
Class begins at 8:00 AM each day!

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OCTOBER 2023

TENNESSEE COURSE:
VANGUARD LEVEL ONE 40-HOUR INSTRUCTOR COURSE
NOTE: (Vanguard Level Two the Following Week! See Below!)

DATE:
October 16-20, 2023

HOST & LOCATION:
Knox County Sheriff’s Office
Training Center
4900 Maloneyville Road
Knoxville, TN 37918

CONTACT:
Lt. Chris Bryant at 865-951-4210

PRICE:
$700.00/officer for Full Certification
$500.00/officer for Re-certification

INSTRUCTOR:
Johnny Lee Smith

Class begins at 8:00 AM each day!

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TENNESSEE COURSE:
VANGUARD LEVEL TWO 40-HOUR INSTRUCTOR COURSE

DATE:
October 13-17, 2023

HOST & LOCATION:
Knox County Sheriff’s Office
Training Center
4900 Maloneyville Road
Knoxville, TN 37918

CONTACT:
Lt. Chris Bryant at 865-951-4210

PRICE:
$700.00/officer for Full Certification
$500.00/officer for Re-certification

INSTRUCTOR:
Johnny Lee Smith

Class begins at 8:00 AM each day!

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NOVEMBER – DECEMBER 2023

ALABAMA COURSE:
VANGUARD LEVEL ONE 40-HOUR INSTRUCTOR COURSE
NOTE: (Vanguard Level Two the Following Week! See Below!)

DATE:
November 6-10, 2023

HOST:
Northeast Alabama LE Academy
LOCATION:
100 Gamecock Drive
Anniston, Alabama 36205

CONTACT:
Brian Staude
bstaude@jsu.edu

Price:
$700.00/officer for Full Certification
$500.00/officer for Re-certification

INSTRUCTOR:
Joe Parrish
Class begins at 8:00 AM each day!

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ALABAMA COURSE:
VANGUARD LEVEL TWO 40-HOUR INSTRUCTOR COURSE

DATE:
November 13-17, 2023

HOST:
Northeast Alabama LE Academy
LOCATION:
100 Gamecock Drive
Anniston, Alabama 36205

CONTACT:
Brian Staude
bstaude@jsu.edu

Price:
$700.00/officer for Full Certification
$500.00/officer for Re-certification

INSTRUCTOR:
Joe Parrish
Class begins at 8:00 AM each day!

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LOUISIANA COURSE:
VANGUARD LEVEL ONE 40-HOUR INSTRUCTOR COURSE
NOTE: (Vanguard Level Two the Following Week! See Below!)

DATE:
November 27- December 1, 2023

HOST & LOCATION:
East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office
Training Center
2829 Lt. Benjamin Davis, Jr. Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70807

CONTACT:
Johnny Lee Smith

PRICE:
$700.00/officer for Full Certification
$500.00/officer for Re-certification

INSTRUCTOR:
Johnny Lee Smith

Class begins at 8:00 AM each day!

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LOUISIANA COURSE:
VANGUARD LEVEL TWO 40-HOUR INSTRUCTOR COURSE
DATE:
December 4-8, 2023

HOST:
East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office
Training Center
2829 Lt. Benjamin Davis, Jr. Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70807

CONTACT:
Johnny Lee Smith

PRICE:

$700.00/officer for Full Certification
$500.00/officer for Re-certification

INSTRUCTOR:
Johnny Lee Smith
Class begins at 8:00 AM each day!

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APRIL 2024

MISSISSIPPI COURSE:
VANGUARD LEVEL ONE 40-HOUR INSTRUCTOR COURSE

DATE:

April 8-12, 2024

HOST AGENCY:
MS Law Enforcement Officers Training Academy
3791 Hwy 468 West
Pearl, MS 39208

CONTACT:
Tony Carleton
662-231-3201

Price:
$700.00/officer for Full Certification
$500.00/officer for Re-certification

INSTRUCTOR:
Tony Carleton
Class begins at 8:00 AM each day!

REGISTER HERE!

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MISSISSIPPI COURSE:
VANGUARD LEVEL TWO 40-HOUR INSTRUCTOR COURSE

DATE:

April 15-19, 2024

HOST AGENCY:
MS Law Enforcement Officers Training Academy
3791 Hwy 468 West
Pearl, MS 39208

CONTACT:
Tony Carleton
662-231-3201

Price:
$700.00/officer for Full Certification
$500.00/officer for Re-certification

INSTRUCTOR:
JOHNNY LEE SMITH
Class begins at 8:00 AM each day!

REGISTER HERE!

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