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JANUARY 2024

TENNESSEE COURSE:
VANGUARD LEVEL ONE 40-HOUR INSTRUCTOR COURSE
NOTE: (Vanguard Level Two the Following Week! See Below!)
DATE:
January 15-19, 2024

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:
$750.00/officer for Full Certification
$550.00/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 22-26, 2024

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:
$750.00/officer for Full Certification
$550.00/officer for Re-certification

INSTRUCTOR:
Johnny Lee Smith

Class begins at 8:00 AM each day!

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FEBRUARY 2024

ALABAMA COURSE:
VANGUARD LEVEL ONE 40-HOUR INSTRUCTOR COURSE
NOTE: (Vanguard Level Two the Following Week! See Below!)
DATE:
February 12-16, 2024

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

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

Price:
$750.00/officer for Full Certification
$550.00/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 19-23, 2024

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

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

Price:
$750.00/officer for Full Certification
$550.00/officer for Re-certification

INSTRUCTOR:
Johnny Lee Smith

Class begins at 8:00 AM each day!

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GEORGIA COURSE:
VANGUARD LEVEL ONE 40-HOUR INSTRUCTOR COURSE
NOTE: (Vanguard Level Two the Following Week! See Below!)
DATE:
February 5-9, 2024

HOST & LOCATION:
Chatham Co. Sheriff’s Office
1050 Carl Griffin Dr.
Savannah, GA 31408

CONTACT:
Michael Giaquinto at mdgiaquinto@chathamcounty.org

Price:
$750.00/officer for Full Certification
$550.00/officer for Re-certification

INSTRUCTOR:
Jason Eddie

Class begins at 8:00 AM each day!

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GEORGIA COURSE:
VANGUARD LEVEL TWO 40-HOUR INSTRUCTOR COURSE
DATE:
February 12-16, 2024

HOST & LOCATION:
Chatham Co. Sheriff’s Office
1050 Carl Griffin Dr.
Savannah, GA 31408

CONTACT:
Michael Giaquinto at mdgiaquinto@chathamcounty.org

Price:
$750.00/officer for Full Certification
$550.00/officer for Re-certification

INSTRUCTOR:
Jason Eddie

Class begins at 8:00 AM each day!

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MARCH 2024

ALABAMA COURSE:
VANGUARD LEVEL ONE 40-HOUR INSTRUCTOR COURSE
NOTE: (Vanguard Level Two the Following Week! See Below!)
DATE:
March 4-8, 2024

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

CONTACT:
Rebekah Cash at 256-734-0342

Price:
$750.00/officer for Full Certification
$550.00/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:
March 11-15, 2024

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

CONTACT:
Rebekah Cash at 256-734-0342

Price:
$750.00/officer for Full Certification
$550.00/officer for Re-certification

INSTRUCTOR:
Johnny Lee Smith

Class begins at 8:00 AM each day!

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FLORIDA COURSE:
VANGUARD LEVEL ONE 40-HOUR INSTRUCTOR COURSE
NOTE: (Vanguard Level Two the Following Week! See Below!)
DATE:
March 18-22, 2024

HOST AGENCY & LOCATION:
Manatee County Sheriff’s Office
14470 Harlee Road
Palmetto, FL 34221

CONTACT:
Johnny Lee Smith

Price:
$750.00/officer for Full Certification
$550.00/officer for Re-certification

INSTRUCTOR:
Johnny Lee Smith

Class begins at 8:00 AM each day!

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FLORIDA COURSE:
VANGUARD LEVEL TWO 40-HOUR INSTRUCTOR COURSE
DATE:
March 25-29, 2024

HOST AGENCY & LOCATION:
Manatee County Sheriff’s Office
14470 Harlee Road
Palmetto, FL 34221

CONTACT:
Johnny Lee Smith

Price:
$750.00/officer for Full Certification
$550.00/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

Hotel and meals call Barbra at 601-933-2101

Price:
$750.00/officer for Full Certification
$550.00/officer for Re-certification

INSTRUCTOR:
Tony Carleton

Class begins at 8:00 AM each day!

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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

Hotel and meals call Barbra at 601-933-2101

Price:
$750.00/officer for Full Certification
$550.00/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 CERTIFICATION COURSE
NOTE: (Vanguard Level Two is the Following Week!)

DATE:
April 8-12, 2024

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

CONTACT:
Stacy Dufour at
sdufour@lpso.org

Price:
$750.00/officer for Full Certification
$550.00/officer for Re-certification

INSTRUCTOR:
Jason Eddie

Class begins at 8:00 AM each day!

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

DATE:
April 15-19, 2024

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

CONTACT:
Stacy Dufour at
sdufour@lpso.org

Price:
$750.00/officer for Full Certification
$550.00/officer for Re-certification

INSTRUCTOR:
Jason Eddie

Class begins at 8:00 AM each day!

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

DATE:
April 22-26, 2024

HOST & LOCATION:
Fayetteville Police Department

1800 N. Stephen Carr Mem. Blvd.
Fayetteville, AR 72704

CONTACT:
Sgt. Lindley 479-587-3584

Price:
$750.00/officer for Full Certification
$550.00/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 CERTIFICATION COURSE

DATE:
April 29 – May 3, 2024

HOST & LOCATION:
Fayetteville Police Department

1800 N. Stephen Carr Mem. Blvd.
Fayetteville, AR 72704

CONTACT:
Sgt. Lindley 479-587-3584

Price:
$750.00/officer for Full Certification
$550.00/officer for Re-certification

INSTRUCTOR:
Jason Eddie

Class begins at 8:00 AM each day!

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MAY 2024

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

DATE:
May 13-17, 2024

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

Contact:
James Colvin

jamescolvin@lincolnparish.org

Price:
$750.00/officer for Full Certification
$550.00/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 20-24, 2024

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

Contact:
James Colvin

jamescolvin@lincolnparish.org

Price:
$750.00/officer for Full Certification
$550.00/officer for Re-certification

INSTRUCTOR:
Johnny Lee Smith

Class begins at 8:00 AM each day!

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JUNE 2024

ALABAMA COURSE:
VANGUARD LEVEL ONE 40-HOUR INSTRUCTOR COURSE
NOTE: (Vanguard Level Two the Following Week! See Below!)
DATE:
June 17-21, 2024

HOST AGENCY & LOCATION:
Huntsville Police Academy
5365 Triana Blvd.
Huntsville, AL 35805

CONTACT:
Chad George at (256) 746-4406

Price:
$750.00/officer for Full Certification
$550.00/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:
June 24-28, 2024

HOST AGENCY & LOCATION:
Huntsville Police Academy
5365 Triana Blvd.
Huntsville, AL 35805

CONTACT:
Chad George at (256) 746-4406

Price:
$750.00/officer for Full Certification
$550.00/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!

ARKANSAS COURSE:
VANGUARD LEVEL ONE 40-HOUR INSTRUCTOR COURSE
NOTE: (Vanguard Level Two the Following Week! See Below!)
DATE:
June 17-21, 2024

HOST AGENCY & LOCATION:
Siloam Springs Police Department
Allen Elementary School
1900 North Mt. Olive Street
Siloam Springs, AR 72761

CONTACT:
Sgt. James Hodge at jhodge@siloamsprings.com

Price:
$750.00/officer for Full Certification
$550.00/officer for Re-certification

INSTRUCTOR:
Jason Eddie

Class begins at 8:00 AM each day!

REGISTER HERE!

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ARKANSAS COURSE:
VANGUARD LEVEL TWO 40-HOUR INSTRUCTOR COURSE
DATE:
June 24-28, 2024

HOST AGENCY & LOCATION:
Siloam Springs Police Department
Allen Elementary School
1900 North Mt. Olive Street
Siloam Springs, AR 72761

CONTACT:
Sgt. James Hodge at jhodge@siloamsprings.com

Price:
$750.00/officer for Full Certification
$550.00/officer for Re-certification

INSTRUCTOR:
Jason Eddie

Class begins at 8:00 AM each day!

REGISTER HERE!

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JULY 2024

TENNESSEE COURSE:
VANGUARD LEVEL ONE 40-HOUR INSTRUCTOR COURSE
NOTE: TN POST APPROVED!

NOTE: (Vanguard Level Two the Following Week! See Below!)

DATE:
July 8-12, 2024

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

CONTACT:
Blake Troutman at
0858@murfreesboro.gov

Price:
$750.00/officer for Full Certification
$550.00/officer for Re-certification

INSTRUCTOR:
Johnny Lee Smith

Class begins at 8:00 AM each day!

REGISTER HERE!

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TENNESSEE COURSE:
VANGUARD LEVEL TWO 40-HOUR INSTRUCTOR COURSE
NOTE: TN POST APPROVED!

DATE:
July 15-19, 2024

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

CONTACT:
Blake Troutman at
0858@murfreesboro.gov

Price:
$750.00/officer for Full Certification
$550.00/officer for Re-certification

INSTRUCTOR:
Johnny Lee Smith

Class begins at 8:00 AM each day!

REGISTER HERE!

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AUGUST 2024

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

DATE:

AUGUST 19-23, 2024

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

CONTACT:
Michael Miyaji
mmiyaji@baldwincountyal.gov

Price:
$750.00/officer for Full Certification
$550.00/officer for Re-certification

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

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ALABAMA COURSE:
VANGUARD LEVEL TWO 40-HOUR INSTRUCTOR COURSE

DATE:

August 26- 30, 2024

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

CONTACT:
Michael Miyaji
mmiyaji@baldwincountyal.gov

Price:
$750.00/officer for Full Certification
$550.00/officer for Re-certification

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

REGISTER HERE!

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SEPTEMBER 2024

DATE:
September 16-20, 2024

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:
$750.00/officer for Full Certification
$550.00/officer for Re-certification

INSTRUCTOR:
Johnny Lee Smith

Class begins at 8:00 AM each day!

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NEW MEXICO COURSE:
COURSE POST ACCREDITATION #: NM230263

VANGUARD LEVEL TWO 40-HOUR INSTRUCTOR COURSE

DATE:

September 23-27, 2024

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:
$750.00/officer for Full Certification
$550.00/officer for Re-certification

INSTRUCTOR:
Johnny Lee Smith

Class begins at 8:00 AM each day!

REGISTER HERE!

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OCTOBER 2024

TENNESSEE COURSE:
VANGUARD LEVEL ONE 40-HOUR INSTRUCTOR COURSE
NOTE: TN POST APPROVED!

NOTE: (Vanguard Level Two the Following Week! See Below!)

DATE:
October 14-18, 2024

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

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

PRICE:
$750.00/officer for Full Certification
$550.00/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
NOTE: TN POST APPROVED!

DATE:
October 21-25, 2024

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

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

PRICE:
$750.00/officer for Full Certification
$550.00/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 2024

ALABAMA COURSE:
VANGUARD LEVEL ONE 40-HOUR INSTRUCTOR COURSE
NOTE: (Vanguard Level Two the Following Week! See Below!)
DATE:
November 4-8, 2024

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

CONTACT:
Brian Staude at  bstaude@jsu.edu

Price:
$750.00/officer for Full Certification
$550.00/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 11-15, 2024

Northeast Alabama LE Academy
100 Gamecock Drive
Anniston, Alabama 36205

CONTACT:
Brian Staude at  bstaude@jsu.edu

Price:
$750.00/officer for Full Certification
$550.00/officer for Re-certification

INSTRUCTOR:
Joe Parrish

Class begins at 8:00 AM each day!

REGISTER HERE!

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DECEMBER 2024

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

DATE:
December 2-6, 2024

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:
$750.00/officer for Full Certification
$550.00/officer for Re-certification

INSTRUCTOR:
Johnny Lee Smith

Class begins at 8:00 AM each day!

REGISTER HERE!

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LOUISIANA COURSE:
VANGUARD LEVEL TWO 40-HOUR INSTRUCTOR COURSE
DATE:
December 9-13, 2024

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:

$750.00/officer for Full Certification
$550.00/officer for Re-certification

INSTRUCTOR:
Johnny Lee Smith

Class begins at 8:00 AM each day!

REGISTER HERE!

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