Regional Training Center

    Columbia Police Department Regional Training Center

    Regional Training Center Staff
    CPD Regional Training Center staff
    (left to right) Police Trainer Andre Cook, Assistant Chief Brian Richenberger, Administrative Support Assistant Lindsey Hamilton, Sergeant Richard Horrell, Police Trainer Robert Bennett, Sergeant Lance Bolinger
    (573) 817-5015
    rtcstaff@como.gov

    About the Training Center

    5001 Meyer Industrial Drive, Columbia, MO 65203

    The Columbia Missouri Police Department Regional Training Center is a state-of-the-art training facility designed to provide quality training in a learning-conducive environment. The center has a dedicated staff and modern equipment that meet the needs of most every instructor presenting any given topic. Key features of the facility include:Microsoft Word - CPD TRC Info

    • A large classroom that comfortably seats 75 attendees, with a maximum occupancy of 111.
    • A small classroom that comfortably seats 25 people.
    • Two men’s and two women’s restrooms.
    • A lounge available to any visitor of the center.
    • A large bay that can hold 12 vehicles equipped with two officially-sized wrestling mats.
    • Large no-cost parking lot.

    The Large Classroom

    This classroom has numerous features that cater to both presenting instructors and program attendees. The rolling chairs are cushioned and spaciously placed at heavy-duty tables. The area is heated and cooled by two dedicated units. The classroom is carpeted and has lighting wired to four switches giving numerous lighting configurations. The light switches are located in the front and back of the room. There is a robust A/V system with the following components available:Microsoft Word - CPD TRC Info

    • BOSE Lifestyles Surround Sound System
    • Panasonic overhead projector on a drop-down screen.
    • Two LG flat-screen television monitors linked to the overhead projector.
    • A Lenovo Thinkpad with an i5 processor and Windows 7 operating system.
    • A Logitech wireless presentation controller with laser pointer.
    • Maximum seating: 75

    Also available for use is a wooden podium, large dry-erase board, and paper presentation pad with sticky back.

    The Small Classroom

    This classroom offers a more personal venue for programs with fewer attendees. The rolling chairs are cushioned and spaciously placed at heavy-duty tables. The area is heated and cooled by a dedicated unit. The classroom is carpeted and has lighting wired to two dimmable switches giving complete lighting control. The A/V system has the following components available:Microsoft Word - CPD TRC Info

    • A SmartBoard with overhead projector.
    • A Lenovo Thinkpad with an i5 processor and Windows 7 operating system.
    • A CyberAcoustic powered speaker.
    • A Logitech wireless presentation controller with laser pointer.
    • Maximum seating: 24

    Also available, upon request, is a large dry-erase board and paper presentation pad with sticky back.

    The Lounge

    This break area has three tables and standard features of any lounge, including:Microsoft Word - CPD TRC Info

    • A large two-basin sink
    • Three burner coffee machine
    • Microwave oven
    • Snack vending machine
    • Beverage vending machine
    • Limited refrigerator and freezer space
    • Ice machine

     

     

    The Range

    4350 Academy Road, Hallsville, Missouri 65255Microsoft Word - CPD TRC Info

    Green Valley Rifle and Pistol Club is the main facility where most events are held. The facility has several ranges including 2 mover, Bianchi barricade, two 50 yard Bianchi practical, 250+ yard rifle, and falling plates. Further, it provides a dedicated classroom building, running water, bathrooms, and a kitchen.

     

     

     

     

    For general inquiries, or to register for an upcoming training, contact the Regional Training Center staff by submitting our e-mail contact form

    We look forward to hearing from you!