This two-day course emphasizes the importance of reporting factual events. It also addresses the need to improve report-writing skills after witnessing an event, and oral presentation skills if asked to describe the event in a court of law.
This course helps prepare all emergency responders, with emphasis on volunteer firefighters, to present information to the legal system.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
To meet NFA attendance requirements, participants must complete each training module and complete all required course assignments, activities, quizzes, and/or end of course exam. Exceptions may be discussed with lead instructor.
TopicsDocumentation and pre-trail preparation+Courtroom demeanor+Testimony
All emergency and crisis response personnel.
Continuing Education and Professional CreditsTexas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)+Texas Commission of Fire Protection (TCFP)+State Firemen’s and Fire Marshals’ Association of Texas (SFFMA)
To request this class in your jurisdiction or department, please use the Emergency Services Training Institute (ESTI) Extension Course Request Form .
To request admission to an already-scheduled course, call the contact person listed in this course schedule. This will allow the course host to provide appropriate numbers of student manuals.
All extension courses are classroom only.