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Note: If you are an ALPHA Instructor, you will re-certify as a a Vanguard Two Instructor. The ALPHA course will no longer be offered. With the vast majority of instructors opting to get Vanguard I & II Certified, keeping up the ALPHA Program became unfeasible.

So, you may now become Vanguard II Certified independent of having a Vanguard I Certification.

AUGUST 2020

ALABAMA COURSE:
VANGUARD LEVEL ONE 40-HOUR INSTRUCTOR COURSE
NOTE: (Vanguard Level Two the Following Week! See Below!)
DATE:
AUGUST 10-14 , 2020

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

CONTACT:
Michael Miyaji
mmiyaji@baldwincountyal.gov
Price:
$600.00/officer for Full Certification
$400.00/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:
August 17-21, 2020

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

CONTACT:
Michael Miyaji
mmiyaji@baldwincountyal.gov
Price:
$600.00/officer for Full Certification
$400.00/officer for Re-certification
INSTRUCTOR:
Johnny Lee Smith
Class begins at 8:00 AM each day!

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TO PAY WITH CREDIT CARD CLICK HERE!

LOUISIANA COURSE:
VANGUARD LEVEL ONE 40-HOUR INSTRUCTOR COURSE
NOTE: (Vanguard Level Two the Following Week! See Below!)
DATE:
August 17-21, 2020

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

CONTACT:
Carl Dabadie
225-413-9937
Price:
$600.00/officer for Full Certification
$400.00/officer for Re-certification
INSTRUCTOR:
Johnny Lee Smith
Class begins at 8:00 AM each day!

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TO PAY WITH CREDIT CARD CLICK HERE!

LOUISIANA COURSE:
VANGUARD LEVEL TWO 40-HOUR INSTRUCTOR COURSE
DATE:
August 24-28, 2020

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

CONTACT:
Carl Dabadie
225-413-9937
Price:
$600.00/officer for Full Certification
$400.00/officer for Re-certification
INSTRUCTOR:
Johnny Lee Smith
Class begins at 8:00 AM each day!

REGISTER HERE!

TO PAY WITH CREDIT CARD CLICK HERE!

GEORGIA COURSE:
VANGUARD LEVEL ONE 40-HOUR INSTRUCTOR COURSE
NOTE: (Vanguard Level Two the Following Week! See Below!)
DATE:
AUGUST 17-21 , 2020

HOST & LOCATION:
Fayette County Sheriff’s Office
LOCATION:
155 Johnson Avenue
Fayetteville, GA 30214

CONTACT:
Brenden Kersey
rkersey@fayettecountyga.gov
Price:
$600.00/officer for Full Certification
$400.00/officer for Re-certification
INSTRUCTOR:
Johnny Lee Smith
Class begins at 8:00 AM each day!

REGISTER HERE!

TO PAY WITH CREDIT CARD CLICK HERE!

GEORGIA COURSE:
VANGUARD LEVEL TWO 40-HOUR INSTRUCTOR COURSE
DATE:
August 24-28, 2020

HOST & LOCATION:
Fayette County Sheriff’s Office
LOCATION:
155 Johnson Avenue
Fayetteville, GA 30214

CONTACT:
Brenden Kersey
rkersey@fayettecountyga.gov
Price:
$600.00/officer for Full Certification
$400.00/officer for Re-certification
INSTRUCTOR:
Johnny Lee Smith
Class begins at 8:00 AM each day!

REGISTER HERE!

TO PAY WITH CREDIT CARD CLICK HERE!

SEPTEMBER 2020

 

ALABAMA COURSE:
VANGUARD LEVEL ONE 40-HOUR INSTRUCTOR COURSE
NOTE: (Vanguard Level Two the Following Week! See Below!)
DATE:
September 14-18, 2020

HOST:
Northeast Alabama Law Enforcement Academy
LOCATION:
100 Gamecock Drive
Fort McClellan, AL 36205

CONTACT:
Brian Staude at 256-782-5318 or bstaude@jsu.edu
Price:
$600.00/officer for Full Certification
$400.00/officer for Re-certification
INSTRUCTOR:
Johnny Lee Smith
Class begins at 8:00 AM each day!

Register At NEALEA Website Under Advanced Training

ALABAMA COURSE:
VANGUARD LEVEL TWO 40-HOUR INSTRUCTOR COURSE
DATE:
September 21-25, 2020

HOST:
Northeast Alabama Law Enforcement Academy
LOCATION:
100 Gamecock Drive
Fort McClellan, AL 36205

CONTACT:
Brian Staude at 256-782-5318 or bstaude@jsu.edu
Price:
$600.00/officer for Full Certification
$400.00/officer for Re-certification
INSTRUCTOR:
Johnny Lee Smith
Class begins at 8:00 AM each day!

Register At NEALEA Website Under Advanced Training

SEPTEMBER – OCTOBER 2020

TENNESSEE COURSE:
VANGUARD LEVEL ONE 40-HOUR INSTRUCTOR COURSE
NOTE: (Vanguard Level Two the Following Week! See Below!)
DATE:
October 19-23, 2020

HOST AGENCY:
Knox County Sheriff’s Office
4900 Maloneyville Road
Knoxville, TN 37918

CONTACT:
Brent Gibson at
brent.gibson@knoxsheriff.org
Price:
$600.00/officer for Full Certification
$400.00/officer for Re-certification
INSTRUCTOR:
Johnny Lee Smith
Class begins at 8:00 AM each day!

REGISTER HERE!

TENNESSEE COURSE:
VANGUARD LEVEL TWO 40-HOUR INSTRUCTOR COURSE
DATE:
October 26-30, 2020

HOST AGENCY:
Knox County Sheriff’s Office
4900 Maloneyville Road
Knoxville, TN 37918

CONTACT:
Brent Gibson at
brent.gibson@knoxsheriff.org

Price:
$600.00/officer for Full Certification
$400.00/officer for Re-certification
INSTRUCTOR:
Johnny Lee Smith
Class begins at 8:00 AM each day!

REGISTER HERE!

ALABAMA COURSE:
VANGUARD LEVEL ONE 40-HOUR INSTRUCTOR COURSE
NOTE: (Vanguard Level Two the Following Week! See Below!)
DATE:
October 19-23, 2020

HOST AGENCY & LOCATION:
UNA Public Safety Institute
1640 Tune Avenue Florence, AL 35630
GPS:34.82049,‐87.65915

CONTACT:
Ms. Latricia Hensley at 256-765-4624
Price:
$600.00/officer for Full Certification
$400.00/officer for Re-certification
INSTRUCTOR:
Joe Parrish
Class begins at 8:00 AM each day!

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TO PAY WITH CREDIT CARD CLICK HERE!

ALABAMA COURSE:
VANGUARD LEVEL TWO 40-HOUR INSTRUCTOR COURSE
DATE:
October 26-30, 2020

HOST AGENCY & LOCATION:
UNA Public Safety Institute
1640 Tune Avenue Florence, AL 35630
GPS:34.82049,‐87.65915

CONTACT:
Ms. Latricia Hensley at 256-765-4624
Price:
$600.00/officer for Full Certification
$400.00/officer for Re-certification
INSTRUCTOR:
Johnny Lee Smith
Class begins at 8:00 AM each day!

REGISTER HERE!

TO PAY WITH CREDIT CARD CLICK HERE!

MISSISSIPPI COURSE:
VANGUARD LEVEL ONE 40-HOUR INSTRUCTOR COURSE
DATE:
October 26-30, 2020

HOST AGENCY:
Hattiesburg Police Department
53 Academy Dr.
Hattiesburg, MS 39401

CONTACT:
Tony Fontaine
tfontaine@hattiesburgms.com
601-545-4650

Price:
$600.00/officer for Full Certification
$400.00/officer for Re-certification
INSTRUCTOR:
Johnny Lee Smith
Class begins at 8:00 AM each day!

REGISTER HERE!

TO PAY WITH CREDIT CARD CLICK HERE!

NOVEMBER – DECEMBER 2020

MISSISSIPPI COURSE:
VANGUARD LEVEL TWO 40-HOUR INSTRUCTOR COURSE
DATE:
November 2 – 6, 2020

HOST AGENCY:
Hattiesburg Police Department
53 Academy Dr.
Hattiesburg, MS 39401

CONTACT:
Tony Fontaine
tfontaine@hattiesburgms.com
601-545-4650

Price:
$600.00/officer for Full Certification
$400.00/officer for Re-certification
INSTRUCTOR:
Johnny Lee Smith
Class begins at 8:00 AM each day!

REGISTER HERE!

TO PAY WITH CREDIT CARD CLICK HERE!

ALABAMA COURSE:
VANGUARD LEVEL ONE 40-HOUR INSTRUCTOR COURSE
NOTE: (Vanguard Level Two the Following Week! See Below!)
DATE:
November 9-13, 2020

HOST:
APOSTC Police Academy – Tuscaloosa
7601 Robert Cardinal Airport Road
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401

CONTACT:
Wes Jacobs
205-759-3000
Price:
$600.00/officer for Full Certification
$400.00/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:
November 16-20, 2020

HOST:
APOSTC Police Academy – Tuscaloosa
7601 Robert Cardinal Airport Road
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401

CONTACT:
Wes Jacobs
205-759-3000
Price:
$600.00/officer for Full Certification
$400.00/officer for Re-certification
INSTRUCTOR:
Johnny Lee Smith
Class begins at 8:00 AM each day!

REGISTER HERE!

TO PAY WITH CREDIT CARD CLICK HERE!

LOUISIANA COURSE:
VANGUARD LEVEL ONE 40-HOUR INSTRUCTOR COURSE
NOTE: (Vanguard Level Two the Following Week! See Below!)
DATE:
November 30 – December 4, 2020

HOST:
Louisiana State Police
7901 Independence Blvd.
Baton Rouge, LA 70806

CONTACT:
Trooper Jordan Garrett – Office (504) 858-6265
Price:
$600.00/officer for Full Certification
$400.00/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 7-11, 2020

HOST:
Louisiana State Police
7901 Independence Blvd.
Baton Rouge, LA 70806

CONTACT:
Trooper Jordan Garrett – Office (504) 858-6265
Price:
$600.00/officer for Full Certification
$400.00/officer for Re-certification
INSTRUCTOR:
Johnny Lee Smith
Class begins at 8:00 AM each day!

REGISTER HERE!

TO PAY WITH CREDIT CARD CLICK HERE!

MISSISSIPPI COURSE:
VANGUARD LEVEL ONE 40-HOUR INSTRUCTOR COURSE
DATE:
December 7-11, 2020

HOST AGENCY:
Lafayette Co. Sheriff’s Dept.
711 Jackson Ave. 
Oxford, MS 38655

CONTACT:
Tony Carleton
tcarleton@mail.com
662-231-3201

Price:
$600.00/officer for Full Certification
$400.00/officer for Re-certification
INSTRUCTOR:
Johnny Lee Smith
Class begins at 8:00 AM each day!

REGISTER HERE!

TO PAY WITH CREDIT CARD CLICK HERE!

JANUARY 2021

TENNESSEE COURSE:
VANGUARD LEVEL ONE 40-HOUR INSTRUCTOR COURSE
NOTE: (Vanguard Level Two the Following Week! See Below!)
DATE:
January 18-22, 2021

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

CONTACT:
Nikki Osborne at
nikkiosborne@williamson-tn.org

Price:
$600.00/officer for Full Certification
$400.00/officer for Re-certification
INSTRUCTOR:
Johnny Lee Smith
Class begins at 8:00 AM each day!

REGISTER HERE!

TO PAY WITH CREDIT CARD CLICK HERE!

TENNESSEE COURSE:
VANGUARD LEVEL TWO 40-HOUR INSTRUCTOR COURSE
DATE:
January 25-29, 2021

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

CONTACT:
Nikki Osborne at
nikkiosborne@williamson-tn.org

Price:
$600.00/officer for Full Certification
$400.00/officer for Re-certification
INSTRUCTOR:
Johnny Lee Smith
Class begins at 8:00 AM each day!

REGISTER HERE!

TO PAY WITH CREDIT CARD CLICK HERE!