West Central MN Law Enforcement Training

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West Central MN Training Consortium
General Information

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 lwindels@co.ottertail.mn.us. *A listing of upcoming training classes can be viewed by clicking on the News & Meetings icon on top of page.


Member agencies will be given priority registration for training classes. Membership is based
on the number of officers in your department.

Membership for 2020 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, Pelican Rapids Police Department, Parkers Prairie Police Department, Detroit Lakes Police Department, Henning Police Department, Battle Lake Police Department, Starbuck Police Department, Wadena Police Department, Frazee 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. 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 us 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.

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Upcoming Events

Proactive & Undercover Investigations (3-Day Course)

September 2, 2020 8:00 am
469 Main Street, Ottertail, MN, USA
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Warrantless Searches/Custodial Interrogations

September 16, 2020 9:00 am
469 Main Street, Ottertail, MN, USA
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2nd Session TI Training Simulator

October 26, 2020 8:00 am
469 Main Street, Ottertail, MN, USA
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Mental Health Awareness; Bias and Cultural Awareness

November 9, 2020 8:00 am
469 Main Street, Ottertail, MN, USA
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2nd Session Use of Force/TASER/Practical’s

December 9, 2020 8:30 am
469 Main Street, Ottertail, MN, USA
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Contact Info

Phone Number: 218-367-6300
Email Address: lwindels@co.ottertail.mn.us
Mailing Address:
Sheriff’s Operations Center, 469 Main Street. W., Ottertail, MN

Lori Windels
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