In recent years, law enforcement agencies have been facing major public and media scrutiny in how public safety situations are managed in their communities. Building strong relationships with key supporters and the media BEFORE a crisis occurs will open lines of communication during adverse situations. Join us to learn how agencies can best tell their story, whether it is to build positive messaging, crisis communications, or to provide continuity of operations following an incident.
Explore strategies to best tell your agency or department’s story, whether it is to build positive messaging about your work on an ongoing basis, to message during a crisis, or to provide the community with information during the continuity of operations following an incident. Review practices to develop an effective communications operation to build community trust and to create ambassadors to share the law enforcement message even before you need it, in good times and in bad. Examine tactics police can employ for optimal community relations and how to communicate to all audiences, both internal and external, during critical incidents. Case studies will demonstrate both successful and unsuccessful messaging tactics and their results.
Examine common failures in critical incident responses and learn a proven methodology for quickly stabilizing and organizing these events on campus. Learn proactive skills and develop or enhance your emergency plans for active shooter scenarios at your school, department, or organization in your tribal community.
Review pre-incident indicators and characteristics of subjects which pose an active threat. Designed to help you recognize warning signs related to these events and effectively respond if violence occurs. Actions you can take to prevent and prepare these events, and response options will be discussed. Along with tips that will assist in the development or enhancement of an emergency action plan for your school, department or organization in your tribal community.
Join us for our preconference focused on how courthouse personnel can best share information and keep order in the court, whether it is for routine proceedings, messaging during a crisis, or providing the media/community with information during the continuity of operations following an incident. For the agency in charge of the courthouse, developing a strong and effective social media strategy can build trust and cooperation daily, especially during critical incidents. You will examine courtroom safety related to media and screening best practices, and leave with a media plan template to utilize in your agency.
Examine the psychological and behavioral aspects of threat assessment and management. Gain understanding in normal versus abnormal child and adolescent behaviors, identifying red-flags, why threats are made, and how threats can be managed along a pathway toward violence (both short and long-term) to ensure personnel safety. Review common problems in school threat assessment and propose solutions. Learn multidisciplinary threat assessment and management strategies and explore empirically based youth-violence risk and protective factors. Review assessment tools for use in the school system. Participate in simulated threat assessments and management with followup discussion (hotwash).
Built on evidence-based principles to support an enhanced and increased understanding of youth interactions with the justice system. Join us to gather tools to build strong youth relationships, enhance interactions with youth, and create effective interventions to divert at-risk and minority youth from the justice system offering an unmatched return-on-investment.
Learn the basics of standard interior intrusion sensors and systems, how to wire sensor devices to a typical alarm panel, and how to design and install an alarm and video surveillance system. Explore one of the following options on the last training day: 1) Basic lock picking principles 2) Interior-based, hands-on, exterior alarm, sensor defeat techniques training; or 3) Physical security focusing on locking devices, residential security, glazing material options and trouble shooting of video systems.
Join us for Campus Response to Sexual Assault to learn the basic current requirements (Title IX and Clery Act) and best practices for managing sexual violence cases on college campuses. Training is offered as a one-day workshop or two-day training for law enforcement first responders and campus administrators or investigators.
Explore strategies to plan effectively for sustainability. Identify factors that may impact sustainability such as turnover, changes in leadership, finances, and resource allocation. Create a plan to address these factors.
Examine community violence types, warning signs, and root causes. Develop a community threat assessment team and explore prevention resources. Examine how schools and youth provide a foundation for resilience, prevention, and violence reduction. Identify community, justice, and culture-based solutions and create an action plan tailored to your community violence prevention needs.
Discuss basic concepts and strategies of Crime Prevention through Environmental Design (CPTED). Explore effective situational crime prevention strategies to enhance public safety. Conduct security assessments through practical field exercises. Examine lessons learned in active shooter events and various principals in effective active shooter and threat response.
Examine common issues faced by law enforcement and service providers when encountering a person in crisis. Review methods to prevent or intervene in a crisis situation in which mental illness is a factor, including de-escalation and communication techniques. Identify presenting symptoms of various types of mental health disorders. Explore intervention strategies and methods for assessing the presence of suicidal intention. Discuss the lifelong impact that trauma has on individuals such as veterans, children, domestic violence survivors, and individuals impacted by historical trauma.
Review the 7-step approach to drug influence and identification which includes pulse, horizontal gaze nystagmus, vertical nystagmus, lack of convergence, pupillary comparison, pupil reaction and Romberg stand. Gain understanding in how the eyes react to drug influence and the effects on the central nervous system. Practice what you have learned using hands-on activities. As a law enforcement or parole/probation officer, you will gain the skills you need to recognize impairment caused by the most abused drugs or alcohol in Indian Country.
Examine best practices in establishing or enhancing multi-jurisdictional partnerships to combat public safety challenges and improve community quality of life. Discuss the benefits of sharing resources and services across jurisdictional boundaries. Review successful outcome examples resulting from Memoranda of Understanding or Memoranda of Agreement.
Since the 1999 Columbine shooting, more than 187,000 students, from at least 193 primary or secondary schools across the nation, have experienced a shooting on campus during school hours. In the first three months of 2018, there were 11 school shootings and those numbers continue to grow today. During this training, you will learn fundamental skills and techniques to build effective threat assessment systems and behavior intervention teams in your school community. Examine pre-attack related behaviors that individuals may engage in prior to an incident. Identify key stakeholders needed to collect, document and funnel information to your school safety teams. Participate in analytical tool demonstrations that assist in modifying pathways to violence.
Review pre-incident indicators and characteristics of active shooters. Examine relevant case studies and proactive skills to assist you in better preparing and responding to active shooter scenarios. Discuss tips that will assist in the development or enhancement of an emergency plan for your school, department, or organization.
Discuss the cultural elements of effective procedural justice enhancement efforts. Explore root causes of delinquency and effective strategies to reduce disproportionate minority contact including diversion techniques, detention reduction, community based alternatives and positive youth interaction. Identify methods to develop and conduct a successful community youth forum for engaging the entire community in enhancing procedural justice.
Conference Theme "Protecting Our Children Through Prevention and Response". Join other law enforcement and school personnel to address school violence and youth victimization concerns through the use of crime prevention and response strategies. Examine the impacts of trauma on youth and effective strategies for working with students experiencing mental illness and learning disabilities. NOTE: There is an individual registration rate as well as a discounted registration rate for a group of 3 or more. Please see the costs tab below for additional information.
Creating and maintaining safe communities requires collaboration to develop strategies that effectively address public safety concerns such as alcohol and substance abuse, child abuse, juvenile delinquency, domestic violence, crime and other threats. The Regional Community Safety Summits will discuss key public safety issues impacting tribal communities and how these concerns can be addressed through community policing, inter-agency collaboration, and multi-jurisdictional partnerships.
Explore strategies to enhance collaboration between law enforcement agencies and the community to reduce crime and improve community quality of life. Practice working in organized problem solving teams to develop an action plan using community policing principles to address specific public safety threats in your community.
The ability to organize your thinking and calmly respond can help you avoid a potential crisis. Every year, around 1000 people are shot and killed by police. Five hundred of them wielded a gun while the rest of them held knives, toy weapons, or no weapons at all. Join us to learn how de-escalation communication skills can defuse those situations and lead to more successful resolutions.