West Central MN Training Consortium
Registration for classes: Registration for classes must be completed at least 1 week prior to the class start date. Registration can be completed by calling Lori Windels at 218-367-6301, Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. or by email firstname.lastname@example.org . A listing of training classes can be viewed by opening the File Attachment below.
Membership: Member agencies will be given priority registration for training classes. Membership is based on the number of officers in your department. Membership for 2018 includes:
Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office, Grant County Sheriff’s Office, Wilkin County Sheriff’s Office, Wadena County Sheriff’s Office, Todd County Sheriff’s Office, Becker County Sheriff’s Office, Traverse County Sheriff’s Office, Pelican Rapids Police Department,
New York Mills Police Department, Parkers Prairie Police Department, Detroit Lakes Police Department, Henning Police Department, Battle Lake Police Department, Elbow Lake Police Department, Starbuck Police Department, Ashby Police Department, Glenwood Police Department, Wadena Police Department, Alexandria Tech, Menahga Police Department, Osakis Police Department, Sebeka Police Department, Staples Police Department & Wheaton Police Department.
Fee Schedule for 2020:
$200 per officer for 1-5 officers
$175 per officer for 6 -10 officers
$150 per officer for 11 or more officers
Location of Training: Most of the training sessions are held at the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Patrol Operations Center, 469 Main St. W, State Highway 108, Ottertail, MN. Some courses may be held at alternate sites which will be stated in the training flyer.
Cancellation Policy: Because spots for classes are limited in size agencies must notify Lori Windels a minimum of 2 days (48 hours) prior the start of the class that they will be unable to attend. Failure to do so will cost the department $25 for each non-cancellation. A waiting list will be established for cancellation replacements and will be filled by order of the waiting list for the class.
Local Lodging: Local Ottertail lodging can be found at the following hotels
1. Thumper Pond Lodge – Conference Center; Ottertail, MN (877)294-7981
www.thumperpond.com ; mention the conference rate.
2. Super 8 Motel – Perham, MN (800)800-8000 www.super8.com
3. Crossing Inn & Suites – Perham, MN www.crossingsinn.com
SEE ADDITIONAL LODGING LISTED IN REAR OF BOOKLET FOR FERGUS FALLS