Instructor
Brian Nanavaty

Brian Nanavaty

Captain, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, IN

Captain Brian Nanavaty (ret.) currently serves as the National Director for First Responder Outreach for Dynamic Life Recovery Centers in Ft. Pierce and Vero Beach, FL. A 33 year law enforcement veteran with the Indianapolis Metro Police Department (IMPD), Nanavaty recently retired as the Professional Performance Manager for the IMPD Office of Police Officer Development and Wellness (OPDW) where his innovative officer and agency wellness and development programs created a culture of health at IMPD and resulted in a reduction of officer failures and disciplinary referrals by 40%. During his career Nanavaty has also instructed thousands of officers, agency executives, union officials, insurance providers and clinicians in the areas of personal and career survival for the Department of Justice (DOJ), the FBI, Safe Call Now, the Dolan Consulting Group and at IACP, ILEETA, IADLEST, NOBLE, FOP conferences.

Nanavaty has been featured on Police One.com and in Law and Order magazine and in the FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin and was previously Adjunct Professor of Criminal Justice at Indiana and Purdue Universities. In 2015, Nanavaty and IMPD received the Destination Zero Valor Award from the DOJ and the National Memorial for officer and agency wellness, and in 2016, in addition to appearing in front of the US Congress on the issue of police officer wellness, Nanavaty was a finalist for the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Officer of the Year. In 2016, the White House sent US Attorney General Loretta Lynch to Indianapolis as part of the President’s Task Force on 21 st Century Policing where Lynch stated “Captain Nanavaty’s officer and agency wellness program in Indianapolis should be the model for law enforcement across the US.”

At Dynamic Life Recovery Centers Captain Nanavaty will be responsible for educating and connecting police, fire and EMS, and their peers and loved ones with addiction and mental health treatment and long-term recovery programs.

Upcoming Courses with Brian Nanavaty


Instructor(s):
  • Harry P. Dolan
    Chief of Police, Raleigh Police Department, NC (Ret.)
  • Brian Nanavaty
    Captain, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, IN
  • Matt Dolan
    Attorney & Director, Dolan Consulting Group, NC
Location:
  • Richmond, VA
Region:
  • South
Date(s):
  • October 2 - October 6, 2017
Registration Fee:
  • $995.00

Five-day first-line supervisory course critical for both new and experienced public safety supervisors committed to leading from the front.

No public safety organization can function without well trained first-line leaders. The first-line supervisor is the most influential position within the organization. Their role, therefore, demands strong leadership, self-confidence, competence, management skills, and an understanding of how to influence their subordinates, the organization, and the community.

Instructor(s):
  • Brian Nanavaty
    Captain, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, IN
  • James Gray
    Officer, Indianapolis Metro Police Dept, IN
Location:
  • Cary, NC
Region:
  • South
Date(s):
  • November 27 - November 28, 2017
Registration Fee:
  • $390.00

In 2012, the Indianapolis Metro PD developed a comprehensive approach to responding to officer-involved shootings (OIS) and other critical officer incidents, with a dual focus on investigation and maintaining officer health. This holistic response has resulted in officers receiving pre-incident inoculation, post incident health related resources, completing a mental health check-up, fulfilling their investigative responsibilities and internal review, and returning to full duty-healthy- usually within a two week period after the incident.

The IMPD officer involved shooting and critical incident response model is segmented into pre-critical incident preparation and post incident 24 hour response increments: 0-24 hours, 24-48 hours, 48-72 hours, 72-96 hours and beyond. The model focuses on stress and trauma inoculation before the critical incident and responding to the officer post incident with a methodology involving triage and support resources. This preparation and response results in the officer being better equipped to survive a critical incident, assist investigators post incident, while also being pro-actively engaged in long-term healthy practices.

Instructor(s):
  • Harry P. Dolan
    Chief of Police, Raleigh Police Department, NC (Ret.)
  • Brian Nanavaty
    Captain, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, IN
  • Matt Dolan
    Attorney & Director, Dolan Consulting Group, NC
Location:
  • Las Vegas, NV
Region:
  • West
Date(s):
  • November 13 - November 17, 2017
Registration Fee:
  • $995.00

Five-day first-line supervisory course critical for both new and experienced public safety supervisors committed to leading from the front.

No public safety organization can function without well trained first-line leaders. The first-line supervisor is the most influential position within the organization. Their role, therefore, demands strong leadership, self-confidence, competence, management skills, and an understanding of how to influence their subordinates, the organization, and the community.

Instructor(s):
  • Harry P. Dolan
    Chief of Police, Raleigh Police Department, NC (Ret.)
  • Matt Dolan
    Attorney & Director, Dolan Consulting Group, NC
  • Brian Nanavaty
    Captain, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, IN
  • Daniel Nieters
    Sergeant, Raleigh Police Department, NC
Location:
  • Marietta, GA
Region:
  • South
Date(s):
  • October 9 - October 13, 2017
Registration Fee:
  • $995.00

Five-day first-line supervisory course critical for both new and experienced public safety supervisors committed to leading from the front.

No public safety organization can function without well trained first-line leaders. The first-line supervisor is the most influential position within the organization. Their role, therefore, demands strong leadership, self-confidence, competence, management skills, and an understanding of how to influence their subordinates, the organization, and the community.

Instructor(s):
  • Brian Nanavaty
    Captain, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, IN
  • James Gray
    Officer, Indianapolis Metro Police Dept, IN
Location:
  • Newport News, VA
Region:
  • South
Date(s):
  • August 21 - August 22, 2017
Registration Fee:
  • $390.00

In 2012, the Indianapolis Metro PD developed a comprehensive approach to responding to officer-involved shootings (OIS) and other critical officer incidents, with a dual focus on investigation and maintaining officer health. This holistic response has resulted in officers receiving pre-incident inoculation, post incident health related resources, completing a mental health check-up, fulfilling their investigative responsibilities and internal review, and returning to full duty-healthy- usually within a two week period after the incident.

The IMPD officer involved shooting and critical incident response model is segmented into pre-critical incident preparation and post incident 24 hour response increments: 0-24 hours, 24-48 hours, 48-72 hours, 72-96 hours and beyond. The model focuses on stress and trauma inoculation before the critical incident and responding to the officer post incident with a methodology involving triage and support resources. This preparation and response results in the officer being better equipped to survive a critical incident, assist investigators post incident, while also being pro-actively engaged in long-term healthy practices.

Instructor(s):
  • Brian Nanavaty
    Captain, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, IN
  • James Gray
    Officer, Indianapolis Metro Police Dept, IN
Location:
  • Wilmington, NC
Region:
  • South
Date(s):
  • September 20 - September 21, 2017
Registration Fee:
  • $390.00

In 2012, the Indianapolis Metro PD developed a comprehensive approach to responding to officer-involved shootings (OIS) and other critical officer incidents, with a dual focus on investigation and maintaining officer health. This holistic response has resulted in officers receiving pre-incident inoculation, post incident health related resources, completing a mental health check-up, fulfilling their investigative responsibilities and internal review, and returning to full duty-healthy- usually within a two week period after the incident.

The IMPD officer involved shooting and critical incident response model is segmented into pre-critical incident preparation and post incident 24 hour response increments: 0-24 hours, 24-48 hours, 48-72 hours, 72-96 hours and beyond. The model focuses on stress and trauma inoculation before the critical incident and responding to the officer post incident with a methodology involving triage and support resources. This preparation and response results in the officer being better equipped to survive a critical incident, assist investigators post incident, while also being pro-actively engaged in long-term healthy practices.

Instructor(s):
  • Brian Nanavaty
    Captain, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, IN
  • James Gray
    Officer, Indianapolis Metro Police Dept, IN
Location:
  • Nashville, TN
Region:
  • South
Date(s):
  • December 7 - December 8, 2017
Registration Fee:
  • $390.00

In 2012, the Indianapolis Metro PD developed a comprehensive approach to responding to officer-involved shootings (OIS) and other critical officer incidents, with a dual focus on investigation and maintaining officer health. This holistic response has resulted in officers receiving pre-incident inoculation, post incident health related resources, completing a mental health check-up, fulfilling their investigative responsibilities and internal review, and returning to full duty-healthy- usually within a two week period after the incident.

The IMPD officer involved shooting and critical incident response model is segmented into pre-critical incident preparation and post incident 24 hour response increments: 0-24 hours, 24-48 hours, 48-72 hours, 72-96 hours and beyond. The model focuses on stress and trauma inoculation before the critical incident and responding to the officer post incident with a methodology involving triage and support resources. This preparation and response results in the officer being better equipped to survive a critical incident, assist investigators post incident, while also being pro-actively engaged in long-term healthy practices.

Instructor(s):
  • Harry P. Dolan
    Chief of Police, Raleigh Police Department, NC (Ret.)
  • Brian Nanavaty
    Captain, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, IN
  • Matt Dolan
    Attorney & Director, Dolan Consulting Group, NC
Location:
  • Murray, UT
Region:
  • Midwest
Date(s):
  • November 27 - December 1, 2017
Registration Fee:
  • $995.00

Five-day first-line supervisory course critical for both new and experienced public safety supervisors committed to leading from the front.

No public safety organization can function without well trained first-line leaders. The first-line supervisor is the most influential position within the organization. Their role, therefore, demands strong leadership, self-confidence, competence, management skills, and an understanding of how to influence their subordinates, the organization, and the community.

Instructor(s):
  • Harry P. Dolan
    Chief of Police, Raleigh Police Department, NC (Ret.)
  • Brian Nanavaty
    Captain, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, IN
  • Matt Dolan
    Attorney & Director, Dolan Consulting Group, NC
Location:
  • Monroe, LA
Region:
  • South
Date(s):
  • December 11 - December 15, 2017
Registration Fee:
  • $995.00

Five-day first-line supervisory course critical for both new and experienced public safety supervisors committed to leading from the front.

No public safety organization can function without well trained first-line leaders. The first-line supervisor is the most influential position within the organization. Their role, therefore, demands strong leadership, self-confidence, competence, management skills, and an understanding of how to influence their subordinates, the organization, and the community.

Instructor(s):
  • Brian Nanavaty
    Captain, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, IN
  • James Gray
    Officer, Indianapolis Metro Police Dept, IN
Location:
  • Lawrenceville, GA
Region:
  • South
Date(s):
  • October 18 - October 19, 2017
Registration Fee:
  • $390.00

In 2012, the Indianapolis Metro PD developed a comprehensive approach to responding to officer-involved shootings (OIS) and other critical officer incidents, with a dual focus on investigation and maintaining officer health. This holistic response has resulted in officers receiving pre-incident inoculation, post incident health related resources, completing a mental health check-up, fulfilling their investigative responsibilities and internal review, and returning to full duty-healthy- usually within a two week period after the incident.

The IMPD officer involved shooting and critical incident response model is segmented into pre-critical incident preparation and post incident 24 hour response increments: 0-24 hours, 24-48 hours, 48-72 hours, 72-96 hours and beyond. The model focuses on stress and trauma inoculation before the critical incident and responding to the officer post incident with a methodology involving triage and support resources. This preparation and response results in the officer being better equipped to survive a critical incident, assist investigators post incident, while also being pro-actively engaged in long-term healthy practices.

Instructor(s):
  • Brian Nanavaty
    Captain, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, IN
  • James Gray
    Officer, Indianapolis Metro Police Dept, IN
Location:
  • Wyoming, MI
Region:
  • Midwest
Date(s):
  • November 1 - November 2, 2017
Registration Fee:
  • $390.00

In 2012, the Indianapolis Metro PD developed a comprehensive approach to responding to officer-involved shootings (OIS) and other critical officer incidents, with a dual focus on investigation and maintaining officer health. This holistic response has resulted in officers receiving pre-incident inoculation, post incident health related resources, completing a mental health check-up, fulfilling their investigative responsibilities and internal review, and returning to full duty-healthy- usually within a two week period after the incident.

The IMPD officer involved shooting and critical incident response model is segmented into pre-critical incident preparation and post incident 24 hour response increments: 0-24 hours, 24-48 hours, 48-72 hours, 72-96 hours and beyond. The model focuses on stress and trauma inoculation before the critical incident and responding to the officer post incident with a methodology involving triage and support resources. This preparation and response results in the officer being better equipped to survive a critical incident, assist investigators post incident, while also being pro-actively engaged in long-term healthy practices.

Instructor(s):
  • Matt Dolan
    Attorney & Director, Dolan Consulting Group, NC
  • Brian Nanavaty
    Captain, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, IN
  • Brian McEwen
    Sergeant, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, IN
Location:
  • Frisco, TX
Region:
  • South
Date(s):
  • October 25 - October 26, 2017
Registration Fee:
  • $390.00

In law enforcement agencies across the country, there is a natural tendency not to address the signs of police misconduct and personal distress until they reach a critical point—meaning that the professional and personal unraveling of officers is on display for the media, public trust is negatively affected and severe officer discipline, termination or other self-destructive officer outcomes are inevitable. It is vital that agencies break this pattern and embrace pro-active hiring initiatives and early intervention as a method of minimizing the damage ultimately done to officer safety, public safety and officers’ livelihoods when cumulative issues—left untreated—rise to the level of crisis.

Instructor(s):
  • Harry P. Dolan
    Chief of Police, Raleigh Police Department, NC (Ret.)
  • Brian Nanavaty
    Captain, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, IN
  • Matt Dolan
    Attorney & Director, Dolan Consulting Group, NC
Location:
  • Waukee, IA
Region:
  • Midwest
Date(s):
  • October 15 - October 19, 2017
Registration Fee:
  • $995.00

Five-day first-line supervisory course critical for both new and experienced public safety supervisors committed to leading from the front.

No public safety organization can function without well trained first-line leaders. The first-line supervisor is the most influential position within the organization. Their role, therefore, demands strong leadership, self-confidence, competence, management skills, and an understanding of how to influence their subordinates, the organization, and the community.

Developing Organizational Performance Leadership