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Instructor(s):
  • Matt Dolan
    Attorney & Director, Dolan Consulting Group, NC
Location:
  • Wilmington, NC
Region:
  • South
Date(s):
  • 09/18/2017 - 09/19/2017
Registration Fee:
  • $390.00

The process of recruiting, vetting and hiring qualified applicants represents one of the greatest challenges confronting law enforcement. Agencies are looking to new recruiting strategies well beyond putting out the “help wanted” sign. This is particularly true as agencies recruit men and women of the millennial generation.

Instructor(s):
  • Everett C. Babcock
    Sgt., Kansas City Police Department, MO
  • Linda R. Netzel
    Kansas City Police Crime Laboratory
  • Lisa Mayhew, MS
    North Carolina Office of the Chief Medical Examiner
Location:
  • Marietta, GA
Region:
  • South
Date(s):
  • 09/18/2017 - 09/22/2017
Registration Fee:
  • $995.00

This is a comprehensive course on how to investigate homicides and other suspicious deaths. Through the use of classroom lectures, video segments, photographs, case study exercises, and hands-on practical exercises, attendees will be provided with a thorough education in the specific techniques involved in these types of investigations. Taught by instructors with extensive backgrounds in death investigations, this course will cover such topics as initial response and securing the scene, crime scene search methods, obtaining search warrants, identifying and preserving forensic evidence, witness interviews, suspect interrogations, report writing, and testifying. The course will also discuss suicides, death investigations involving children, and the capabilities of forensic evidence analysis. Throughout this course an emphasis is placed on protecting constitutional rights, seeking the truth, avoiding false confessions, and respecting the victim’s family. This course is intentionally designed for law enforcement officers from all sizes of agencies that might be tasked with a death investigation.

Instructor(s):
  • Paul W. Luster
    Capt., Kansas City Police Department, MO
  • Eric Sweden
    Lieutenant, Raleigh Police Department, NC
Location:
  • Wilmington, NC
Region:
  • South
Date(s):
  • 09/19/2017 - 09/22/2017
Registration Fee:
  • $995.00

Chief Harry P. Dolan’s, (Ret.) Surviving Verbal Conflict® Training Program has been provided to tens of thousands of public safety professionals throughout the country. In response to popular requests, Chief Dolan has developed a train the trainer program providing public safety professionals with the training, tools and material required to train agency personnel in the highly acclaimed Surviving Verbal Conflict® Verbal De-escalation Program.

Surviving Verbal Conflict® Verbal De-escalation Train-the-Trainer course develops and prepares public safety professionals to serve as trainers in Surviving Verbal Conflict®. The 3 ½ day (26 hour) course covers the Surviving Verbal Conflict® course material as well as instructor development content such as how to present the lesson plan & program, student learning styles, and teaching practical exercises. Participants will be provided with all instructor related materials supporting their presentations i.e. SVC PowerPoint presentation, workbooks, practical exercises, as well as ongoing technical support.

Today’s increased service demands and the scrutiny placed upon public safety professionals have resulted in a growing need to master verbal conflict management skills. When negative verbal encounters escalate to the point where physical intervention is used, criticism often results when it is later discovered that there is little evidence of verbal de-escalation techniques employed by officers. This is particularly true when incident video and audio reviews are utilized. In some cases, it has become clear that the verbal actions of the public safety responders served to escalate the situation. Administrators are now asking, “Is this an area in which the training tape has run out? Have we adequately trained our personnel to successfully manage and respond to verbal confrontations in a professional manner?"

Instructor(s):
  • Paul W. Luster
    Capt., Kansas City Police Department, MO
  • Eric Sweden
    Lieutenant, Raleigh Police Department, NC
Location:
  • Wilmington, NC
Region:
  • South
Date(s):
  • 09/19/2017 - 09/20/2017
Registration Fee:
  • $390.00

Today’s increased service demands and the scrutiny placed upon public safety professionals have resulted in a growing need to master verbal conflict management skills. When negative verbal encounters escalate to the point where physical intervention is used, criticism often results when it is later discovered that there is little evidence of verbal de-escalation techniques employed by officers. This is particularly true when incident video and audio reviews are utilized. In some cases, it has become clear that the verbal actions of the public safety responders served to escalate the situation. Administrators are now asking, “Is this an area in which the training tape has run out? Have we adequately trained our personnel to successfully manage and respond to verbal confrontations in a professional manner?"

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):
  • 09/20/2017 - 09/21/2017
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):
  • Matt Dolan
    Attorney & Director, Dolan Consulting Group, NC
Location:
  • Wilmington, NC
Region:
  • South
Date(s):
  • 09/20/2017 - 09/22/2017
Registration Fee:
  • $595.00

The vast majority of citizen complaints and internal acts of employee misconduct encountered by government agencies are generated by a small number of problem individuals. It is crucial, therefore, that government agencies can successfully discipline these few “bad apples”.

In other cases, disciplinary action is necessary to hold essentially good employees accountable for misconduct that threatens agency operations. In these cases, making discipline stick is actually in the interest of the employee, as it can serve as a much needed “wake up call” to an employee before performance issues become so serious that termination is required or public safety is threatened.

Developing Organizational Performance Leadership