Radar-Lidar Instructor Course

Program Announcement

The Monroe County Public Safety Training Facility (PSTF), under the auspices of the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS), will be holding a MPTC approved Radar-Lidar Instructor Course at 1190 Scottsville Road, Rochester, New York. This course is designed to train individuals how to properly instruct the NHTSA Speed-Measuring Device Operator curriculum. This course will consist of classroom presentation and field exercises. Mandatory prerequisites for attending are listed below.

Successful completion of this course will result in .5 college credits from Monroe Community College.

Session Dates

May 15, 2024, 8am to 4pm


  • Active duty NYS police officer;
  • MPTC certified general topics instructor; and
  • Valid radar-lidar operator permit

Required Attire and/or Equipment

Attire (dress code):

  • Department uniform of the day, or
  • BDU pant and Polo shirt


  • Flash drive (min. 8GB) for course materials
  • Patrol vehicle with mounted radar and lidar units.

Instructional Areas

  • Radar Lidar Course Administration
  • Course Overview
  • Lidar Principles and Operation
  • Field Operation of Radar Lidar Devices

Graduation Requirements

  • 90% attendance (policy set by Monroe Community College)
  • Satisfactory completion of practical exercises

Course Tuition and Fees

  • Tuition: $102.00 (per person)
  • Estimated student fees: $8.00
  • Agencies will be billed directly
  • Note:  Monroe Community College may find it necessary to revise tuition and fees as necessary and reserves the right to do so.


Please complete the online Law Enforcement Program Course Reservation Form prior to April 24, 2024. Submitting a reservation form does not guarantee admittance to a course. Confirmation notices will be emailed approximately 2 weeks prior to the class. Please remember to check your junk/spam folder.

To avoid double tuition billing, a Certificate of Residence is required from students who reside outside of Monroe County.