‚ÄčThis course is designed to instruct Law Enforcement Officers in Vehicle Pursuit Operations. Heavy emphasis is placed on vehicle dynamics, skid recovery, understeer, oversteer, eye placement, and control techniques. The EVOC training is offered two times a year, spring and fall.

A short review of the following exercises offered at EVOC:

  • Hazard Avoidance Exercises
  • Serpentine Forward
  • Serpentine Backwards
  • Spike Strip/Stop Stick Deployment
  • Mock Pursuit Scenarios
  • Autocross Course-Medium Speed
  • High Speed Pursuit Course
  • Precision Placement Course
  • Classroom Driving Review/Training
  • Skid Car Training
  • Case Law Update
  • Pursuit Immobilization Technique P.I.T.


This multi-jurisdictional training offers a large instructor pool. This allows scheduling flexibility, low overtime costs, and low overhead costs. This also provides safety in having neighboring jurisdictions familiar with each other's pursuit policies, intervention techniques, and radio procedures. Currently the following agencies participate/provide instructors:

  • Kitsap County Sheriff's Office
  • Bainbridge Island Police Department
  • Port Townsend Police Department
  • Clallam County Sheriff's Office
  • Gig Harbor Police Department
  • Bremerton Police Departmen
    • Port Orchard Police Department
  • Port Angeles Police Department
  • Sequim Police Department
  • Shelton Police Department
  • Jefferson County Sheriff's Office
  • Suquamish Police Department
  • Poulsbo Police Department 

If your agency is interested in joining the Westsound Regional EVOC Team, please contact:

‚ÄčLt. Will Sapp
Kitsap County Sheriff's Office
(360) 337-4634

Westsound Regional EVOC Calendar

Spring EVOC will be held April 15th - April 19th at The Bremerton Raceway - 7500 SW Old Clifton Rd.

Click the dates below to see daily openings, email KCSOTraining@kitsap.gov to schedule a time slot.

 April 2024