MAVTI Training Events

Upcoming MAVTI Training Events

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MAVTI conducts approximately 40 training events annually statewide for law enforcement, police academy recruits, insurance SIU, and State of Michigan regulatory personnel. All MAVTI training events are free of charge and are MCOLES approved.

MAVTI Training Coordinator/ Lead Instructor retired D/Sgt. Kyle McPhee, Michigan State Police (1989-2020) has instructed vehicle theft related investigative training courses since 1998 to over 10,000 law enforcement officers, police academy recruits, Insurance SIUs, and regulatory personnel in Michigan, Ohio, and the Country of Norway. For additional bio information for the MAVTI training coordinator click the link below.

MAVTI is currently scheduling training events for the 2020-21 fiscal year. Any agency that would be interested in hosting a FREE MAVTI MCOLES training event is requested to contact Kyle via email at

MAVTI currently instructs the following MCOLES certified training courses:

Modern Methods of Auto Theft Investigations (Investigative based training)

Investigation & Identification of Stolen Passenger Vehicles (Road Patrol based training)

Basic Police Academy VIN course

Investigation & Identification of Stolen Heavy Equipment and Watercraft

Investigation & Identification of Stolen Motorcycles, ATVs, and Snowmobiles

Electronic Insurance Verification (EIV) Overview/ Counterfeit Proof of Insurance Certificate Recognition

Chemical VIN Restoration School

**Most MAVTI training events are four hours in length; however, all courses can be customized to shorter lengths**