Utah Department of Public Safety

POST - Radar Instructor Course



This course is a TWO DAY COURSE for officers who wish to become certified as Radar Instructors. This course offers instruction to provide training to officers on speed laws, non-radar speed enforcement, stationary and moving Radar, and Lidar.  Candidates should be experienced Radar operators and must have a basic working knowledge of math, including the ability to perform trigonometric functions.


Day one - Receive instruction on how to teach Radar/Lidar classes.

Day two - All student instructors will teach and be evaluated by peers and instructors.  Informative Radar/Lidar discussion with other agencies. 

Day three – All students will be required to help teach a scheduled Basic Radar/Lidar 12 hour course or 4 hour refresher course.

Pre-Requisites – Radar Certification within six (6) months of the Radar Instructor Class, POST instructor development
Restrictions – must be a law enforcement officer

Class limited to 20 students.

  • If interested in attending this course, candidates should have their Agency Administrator or Training Coordinator contact Sheryl Allums at POST at sallums@utah.gov.

Student Notes:

Need to bring a trigonometric function calculator.

Course Dates Location TIme Status
October 22-23, 2013 Training will be hosted by the Weber State Police Academy located at 775 S University Park Blvd. Clearfield, UT 84015 0800 Completed
October 6-7, 2014 (Please note date change) Hosted by the Ogden Police Department located at 2186 Lincoln Ave. Ogden, Utah. 0800 Completed

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