NO ONE IS COMPELLED TO CHOOSE THE PROFESSION OF POLICE OFFICER; BUT HAVING CHOSEN IT, EVERYONE IS OBLIGATED TO PERFORM ITS DUTIES AND LIVE UP TO THE HIGH STANDARDS OF ITS REQUIREMENTS.
– PRESIDENT CALVIN COOLIDGE
Train the Trainer
5-Day Train the Trainer: Policing In Black & White: Implicit Bias & Racial Profiling
Bias-based policing occurs when an officer makes decisions or takes action based upon his or her own personal or societal biases or stereotypes, rather than relying on facts and observed behaviors. This 5-day program discusses in-depth understanding of bias and how to combat it and racial profiling while training instructors on how to apply the information to their respective agencies.
5-Day Train the Trainer: Crisis Response: De-Escalation Skills for Law Enforcement
De-Escalation skills and techniques are the cornerstone to crisis resolution. Learn the social, behavioral, legal, ethical, and tactical considerations intended to de-escalate a situation or prevent escalation into an undesirable confrontation. Additionally, understand the methods to solicit and obtain cooperation from a potentially uncooperative but non-threatening subject. This 5-day program discusses in-depth de-escalation concepts while training instructors on how to apply the information to their respective agencies.
5-Day Train the Trainer: Emotional Intelligence for Law Enforcement
Current research indicates that emotional intelligence (EI) can be a better indicator of success than IQ (intellect) alone. This course will provide an understanding of what EI is, how it applies to individuals. how to develop strategies for improvement of EI, and how to take what they have learned and apply it in their personal and professional lives. This 5-day program discusses in-depth emotional intelligence concepts while training instructors on how to apply the information to their respective agencies.
Sovereign Citizens & Domestic Extremism
This officer safety course is designed to educate and empower attendees with information to help them recognize, prepare for and respond to the sovereignty movement and to protect themselves during interactions. It emphasizes the importance of heightened awareness about the group, its ideology and tactics in real world scenarios related to workplace and community interactions.
Crisis Response: De-Escalation Skills for Law Enforcement
De-Escalation skills and techniques are the cornerstone to crisis resolution. Learn the social, behavioral, legal, ethical, and tactical considerations intended to de-escalate a situation or prevent escalation into an undesirable confrontation. Additionally, understand the methods to solicit and obtain cooperation from a potentially uncooperative but non-threatening subject.
Tactical Medical for First Responders
This program is designed to define a Medical Threat Assessment, to include a medical plan for a tactical operation. Attendees will learn how to apply techniques to control life threatening bleeding during Care under Fire in a (HOT ZONE). Additionally, they will perform techniques to treat life threatening and non-life threatening injuries during Tactical Field Care in a (WARM ZONE).
Officer Health & Wellness
Emotional Intelligence for Law Enforcement
Current research indicates that emotional intelligence (EI) can be a better indicator of success than IQ (intellect) alone. This course will provide an understanding of what EI is, how it applies to individuals. how to develop strategies for improvement of EI, and how to take what they have learned and apply it in their personal and professional lives.
Avoiding Burnout: Fatigue to Fulfillment
The ability to stay flexible and consistently bounce back to who you are — your ways of thinking, feeling and behaving at home and before you started the career are initially easy. Over time; however, something happens and you begin losing your ability to bounce back as quickly or easily. While some of these changes are acceptable, necessary and even welcome, its when the changes become destructive that changes need to be made. This course discusses the need for self-care in law enforcement and provides wellness strategies to assist in overcoming burnout.
Management & Leadership
5-Day Management, Leadership & Supervision For Law Enforcement
This leadership course focuses on law enforcement managers and supervisors, their jobs, and the interrelationships between members of the law enforcement team and the communities they serve. This comprehensive course emphasizes the responsibilities of law enforcement leaders, leadership and management roles, the newest principles in policing, and technology that is changing law enforcement today. Discussions examine current geopolitical issues and data-driven policing, as well as intelligence-led, evidence-based, and predictive policing. Attendees also consider "grey" moral issues facing supervisors every day and identify ways to effectively handle many dilemmas leaders face in daily.
Leading At-Risk Employees
This exploratory, interactive course will educate current upcoming law enforcement executives on the latest information regarding alcohol/drug abuse, post traumatic stress, stress/anxiety, depression, and suicide within the law enforcement community. With increased knowledge, police organizations will be able to create and improve current policies and programs that encourage officers in crisis to seek help so that they may remain productive and contributing members of their law enforcement organization.
2-Day Grant Writing for Law Enforcement
Are you tired of seeing the budget axe swung at your department’s budget year after year? Are you using “hand-me-downs” and being told to “make do with what you have and getting tired of hearing “maybe in next year’s budget” from your top administrators? Then it is time to get your share of the billions of dollars in grants available every year for equipment, personnel, and programs to supplement your budgets with. Grant programs open on a regular basis, but they don’t come looking for you, you have to seek them out.
2-Day Budget, Finance & Planning for Law Enforcement
This course of study introduces two major areas that contribute substantially to managerial success: 1) understanding budgetary fundamentals, strategies and challenges as it relates to law enforcement agencies and 2) achieving value for money with a budget linked to operational performance. It is designed to provide participants with an understanding of how organizations can evaluate the achievement of their goals, identify their successes and problems, and respond effectively to them while simultaneously meeting community expectations.
Policing In Black & White: Implicit Bias & Racial Profiling
Bias-based policing occurs when an officer makes decisions or takes action based upon his or her own personal or societal biases or stereotypes, rather than relying on facts and observed behaviors. This program discusses in-depth understanding of bias and how to combat it and racial profiling.
Cultural Diversity for Law Enforcement
The unique role of law enforcement officials in any community makes cross-cultural understanding imperative. In addition to the need to ensure officer-to-officer sensitivity, to accurately represent its constituents, law enforcement officials need understanding, respect, and a willingness to communicate with all segments of the population.
2-Day Drug Investigations for Patrol Level Officers
This course is designed to enhance the overall safety, tactics, and operational effectiveness of patrol officers interested in conducting street and mid-level drug enforcement investigations. Instructors will demonstrate how to initiate drug investigations using proactive traffic stops, street contacts, surveillance, and informant information. Investigative techniques will be taught that will assist uniformed officers in taking the initial drug arrest to the “next level” and furthering their case.
3-Day Detective and New Criminal Investigator
The success of a criminal prosecution begins with a thorough and effective investigation. This course will give new detectives and criminal investigators a comprehensive review of their responsibilities in an investigation and the broad array of issues and factors that must be taken into account as the investigation proceeds. It provides practical approaches to overall investigations, witness interviews, suspect interrogations, and preparing a case for successful prosecution.
Human Trafficking Awareness For Law Enforcement
This program provides an in-depth understanding of current indicators that law enforcement may observe in industries known for human trafficking. The training includes case studies, videos, and student centered learning to enhance the experience.
Cyber Threat Landscape for Law Enforcement
Technological advancements over the last 25 years have dramatically altered the traditional crime landscape and have forced law enforcement agencies to adapt to the change. Law enforcement officers are now expected to protect their communities from local offenders committing “traditional” crimes, in addition to computer hackers 10,000 miles away.
Confidential Sources - Recruiting, Developing and Managing
In this age of technical advancement, it must not be forgotten that crime is committed by humans, and their motives are constantly evolving. Individual behaviors cannot be accurately measured or predicted by technology and investigators must learn the skillful art of developing confidential informants to build solid cases, uncover criminal behavior and forecast future events.
Bombs, Improvised Explosive Devices, & Threat Management
The threat of terrorist attacks both domestically and internationally has increased significantly over the past few years. The Improvised Explosive Device continues to be the weapon of choice for radical terrorist as well as the closest threat, the narco-terrorists south of the United States border.
Interpersonal communication skills are a vital asset to anyone in the modern workplace. The failure of professional relationships, which can contribute to poor or even disastrous work output, is often blamed on a breakdown of communication between individuals.
People With Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities
Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) are common victims of crime or have their behavior misunderstood. This course seeks to reduce the possibility of misunderstanding or escalation when interacting with people with IDD.
5-Day Instructor Development
This course is designed for law enforcement and civilian personnel who may have instructing as part of their duties. Students will be taken out of their comfort zone and will be assigned a variety of classroom presentations ranging from 3 to 30 minutes. Students should be aware that the course involves homework and type-written assignments.
Courtroom Security and Threat Assessment
The program is designed to directly enhance the Court Security Officer or Judicial personnel’s capabilities in advanced threat awareness skills and allows for a proactive approach to observe and identify threat indicators that exist in the human and courtroom environment.
Police Duty to Intervene
Though policies exist that require intervention when witnessing inappropriate force by fellow officers, confusion, fear and established cultures are just some of the obstacles at the root cause of noncompliance. Those obstacles can destroy the lives of officers, departments and community. Failure to intervene may result in termination, criminal charges, and civil rights lawsuits.
3-Day Media Relations for Law Enforcement Executives
Police cannot succeed without the support of the community they are sworn to protect. The image of an agency as a professional and ethical organization is vitally important. By promoting a consistent, positive public image of your department, your community will come to perceive their police as an agency they can depend on and trust.
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