For in-house learning, VMLIP offers a variety of resources to help members develop and implement their own training courses, including courses through the VMLIP Online University and monthly webinars, as well as videos, DVD’s, and modules offered through the VMLIP Multimedia Library.

VMLIP Training Resources:


VMLIP offers an average of five free hour-long webinars each month on a variety of topics from human resources, communications, law enforcement to risk management and safety.  Example webinars titles include: Confined Space Entry; Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: Pursuit Liability: How to Minimize Your Exposure; Crisis Communications; and more.

Recorded webinars are posted online for members to view at their leisure. Upcoming webinars can be found in our online member Resource search.

VMLIP Online University

The VMLIP Online University provides FREE 24/7/365 online training for VMLIP member employees, saving time out of the office as well as travel costs. The university provides courses in the areas of public safety, public works, defensive driving, parks and recreation, human resources, schools, law enforcement, and more.

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VMLIP Law Enforcement Academy

VMLIP has partnered with LocalGovU, a division of Praetorian Group, Inc., provided in association with,,, and to provide the VMLIP Law Enforcement Academy.

Virginia recognizes these courses as ongoing training for law enforcement, and accreditation for the training can be provided based on local law enforcement academy approval. Courses available include: Ethics in Law Enforcement, Constitutional Policing, Use of Force, Officer Liability, and more, as well as various series on topics such as leadership and communication.

VMLIP Law Enforcement Academy


VMLIP offers a number of training opportunities throughout the year. Annual workshops include those held throughout Virginia each fall, and the VMLIP Annual Meeting held each spring. Topics vary and focus on timely issues in the areas of workers’ compensation, safety, human resources, communications, and more. Many workshops offer continuing education credits. Throughout the year special workshops are held on issues such as law enforcement, OSHA, and more.

Check out our upcoming workshops available on our training calendar.

Multimedia Resources

VMLIP offers a variety of resources to assist members in maximizing their risk management and training efforts. Our library of resources includes videos, DVD’s, CD’s, modules and printed materials covering a variety of topics relating to safety, human resources, risk management and more. These resources can be used as a foundation for discussion in member entity’s training. Members may borrow up to two resources at a time for a two week period.

Explore Our Multimedia Library

Members can be sure to check out the training calendar for up-to-date information on scheduled workshops and webinars.