2018 Courses of Instruction


  • October 24-26, 2018

Prerequisite: MUST have completed 48-hour Basic School

Course Description: This 22- hour POST course is designed as a follow up to the Basic Executive Protection School. Participants MUST have completed the 48-hour Basic School in order to attend any Advanced Course. This course is limited to 9 students.

The Advanced I Course builds upon the skills and knowledge obtained in the Basic School. In addition to an extensive Advance Practical Exercise, students will learn how to conduct threat assessments, operate an intelligence section, foreign travel considerations, and how to transition from one protectee to another.

Additionally, this course provides students with one hour of POST training on handling persons with mental health and cognitive impairment issues, one hour of POST training on officer well-being including mental health awareness, and two hours of POST training on de-escalation techniques, crisis management, critical thinking and social intelligence.

Tuition/Registration Fees: Registration fees are due by the first day of class.  If fees are not paid in full prior to completion of class, certificates and continuing education hours will not be issued unless payment is received.


  • $665 - tuition, meals, and lodging
  • $554 - tuition and meals

Continuing Education Hours:

  • 10 hours of Technical Studies
  • 8 hours of Skill Development
  • 4 hours of Interpersonal Perspectives

Mineral Area College Credit:

  • None
  • Sergeant Bret Brooks
  • 573-751-9949 or bret.brooks@mshp.dpsm.mo.gov
For questions concerning enrollment:
  • Jeanette Ford
  • 573-751-3626 or jeanette.ford@mshp.dps.mo.gov

Application For Training