Advanced Training Bureau

Course Schedule

Law enforcement agencies may contact the Advanced Training Bureau if they are in need of a specialized course that does not appear on the schedule. Request must be submitted in writing indicating what class is needed, the length of the course, suitable dates, and training location. A minimum of 15 students are needed to host a training if DPS staff will be conducting the course. If outside vendors are brought in, the cost for each individual student will be dependent upon the vendors cost proposal. For further information, please contact the Bureau Chief of Advanced Training, Frank Ortiz at 505-827-9257.

2016 Advanced Course Schedule
DateCourseHoursLocationInstructorFeeFeeRegistration
2017 Advanced Course Schedule
1/9 - 1/13Instructor Development Course40NMLEA, Santa FeNMLEA Advanced Bureau$375$750Complete and submit via email or fax.
2/15General Police Instructor Refresher8NMLEA, Santa FeNMLEA Advanced Bureau$100N/AComplete and submit via email or fax.
3/6 - 3/17Defensive Tactics Instructor Course: limited to 16 students80Los Lunas Police DepartmentManuel T. Overby
NMLEA Instructor/
Master Instructor
$1000N/AComplete and submit via email or fax.
3/7 - 3/8Firearms Instructor Update16NMLEA, Santa FeKevin McPherson, Master Firearms Instructor$200$400Complete and submit via mail,email or fax.
3/21 Advanced Handgun8NMLEA, Santa FeKevin McPherson
Master Instructor
$100$200Complete and submit via mail,email or fax.
3/22Revolver Operation8NMLEA, Santa FeKevin McPherson
Master Instructor
$100$200Complete and submit via mail,email or fax.
3/21 - 3/2324NMLEA, Santa FeSgt. Mike Dunlap (ret.)
Senior Staff Instructor
Weapons Systems Training Council
$475$475Register on-line:
4/11 - 4/13Carbine Operator Course24NMLEA, Santa FeKevin McPherson
Master Instructor
$300N/AComplete and submit via mail,email or fax.
5/2Handgun Skills builder Course8NMLEA, Santa FeKevin McPherson
Master Instructor
$100$200Complete and submit via mail,email or fax.
5/15 - 5/26FIC handgun and Shotgun80NMLEA, Santa FeKevin McPherson
Master Instructor
$1400$2200Complete and submit via mail,email or fax.
6/12 - 6/16FIC Rifle40NMLEA, Santa FeKevin McPherson
Master Instructor
$600$1200Complete and submit via mail,email or fax.

Fee 1: New Mexico Certified and Commissioned law enforcement officers; Non-Certified New Mexico law enforcement officers with less than 12 months in service; Tribal law enforcement officers; New Mexico Reserve, Auxiliary and Mounted Patrol officers; New Mexico Certified Public Safety Telecommunicators; and civilians affiliated with New Mexico law enforcement agencies.
Fee 2: Federal and military law enforcement officers; out-of-state law enforcement officers; and civilians not affiliated with New Mexico law enforcement agencies.