Here at Savage Training Group, we give law enforcement officers the training they need to respond to critical incidents with confidence, however, we know you might have questions. Listed below are answers to some of the most common questions we have received:

In-Person Training Delivery During the COVID-19 Pandemic

At Savage Training Group, the health and safety of our students is of the utmost importance. We have been working with hosting agencies to make sure that they can safely accommodate our in-person courses. Although each locale has their own local regulations, we are committed to delivering our training courses in accordance with those regulations. There is no vaccine requirement to attend one of our training courses.

Our staff will continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation and ensure we are following appropriate safety practices. In the event a course must be postponed due to a local health condition, we will contact you ASAP.

For a complete list of our upcoming in-person course dates, please visit our Training Schedule page.

Last updated January 10, 2022


How do I know if there are still spots available in a course?
When a course is full, our website displays a message indicating it’s full. If there are still fields for you to enter your registration info, then there are still spots available. If a course is full and you’d like to be placed on a waitlist, please use our online contact form to contact us.
What, if anything, should I bring to a course?
We recommend you bring note-taking materials to our courses. If you are attending an FTO-related course (Field Training Officer, Field Training Officer Update, or Field Training Program Supervisor), please bring a laptop computer and a portable USB drive.
What is the recommended attire for attending a course?
Casual attire is sufficient for all of our courses.
What if I can’t make it to a course I signed up for?

If you can’t make it to a course you signed up for, we would appreciate being notified, and if your cancellation is within the cancellation window described in our cancellation policy, we will issue you a refund. Please use our online contact form to contact us so we can help, and include your order number.

Please note there are no exceptions to the cancellation policy.

If I request a refund, how will it be paid?
If you need to request a refund, our company policy states that we need that request in writing. Please use our online contact form and indicate the order number the refund pertains to. If you have multiple students on an order and need a refund for only a certain number of them, please let us know that as well in your message.

Refunds will be paid the same way they are received. If you paid by credit card, the refund will go back to the card. If you paid by check from an invoice sent to your department, a check will be sent by mail.

Remember, refund requests must be received within the cancellation window as described in our cancellation policy. There are no exceptions to this policy.

It takes a great deal of planning and logistical work to deliver the best training for our students, so thank you for your understanding.

How can my agency host a course?
Please visit our Host a Training Course page.
How do I become an instructor?
Please visit our Become an Instructor page.
Will I receive POST or other state training credits from attending your courses?
All of our courses are California POST-certified because we are based in California. However, we present courses all over the United States and we’re happy to work with hosting agencies to obtain certification in their particular state. If you are interested in hosting our courses and obtaining certification in your state, please visit our hosting page for more information.
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