Field Training Officer: Basic

Field Training Officer: Basic

Presented by: Kevin Kelleher, Field Training Solutions

Monday-Wednesday, December 4-6, 2019, 8:30AM - 4:30PM.   $295

28 hours (POST Board Approved)

To register, contact dianne@ftosolutions.com.

 

COURSE OVERALL LEARNING GOAL:

Our San Jose-based field training officer course prepares newly appointed FTOs for the important and challenging role they have in shaping the future of today’s modern law-enforcement agencies.

This course develops FTOs to be the best trainers possible. It focuses on how to teach, how to coach, how to address training problems, and how to evaluate performance. Upon completion of the three-day classroom portion of this course, participants will return to their agencies for an orientation to the field-training program used by their agency. Your FTO coordinator, using our guide, will instruct the participants in the format, forms, timeline, capabilities and limitations of your particular program.

No matter what field-training program your agency uses, this course will meet your FTO-developmental needs

COURSE OVERALL LEARNING GOAL:

  •  Field training philosophy
  •  The role of the field-training officer
  • Communication skills
  • DISC personality profile
  • Adult learning
  • Learning preferences
  • Generational differences
  • How to create training opportunities 
  • Performance documentation
  • Performance appraisal
  • Evaluation exercises

INSTRUCTOR PROFILE:

Kevin Kelleher served many assignments with the Chisholm (MN), Bloomington (MN), and Wayzata (MN) Police Departments, including patrol, SWAT, investigations, sergeant, K9 supervisor, and oversaw field-training programs for over ten years before retiring as chief of police. He is an alumnus of the Southern Police Institute’s Administrative Officers Course and the Senior Management Institute for Police. Kevin holds a Master’s Degree in Education and teaches at St. Mary’s University of Minnesota, in Minneapolis, and is an instructor and course director for Northwestern University’s Center for Public Safety in Evanston, Illinois.

 

Pat McCarthy’s Street Crimes Seminar

Street Crimes

Presented by: Street Crimes

Monday - Wednesday, October 21 - 23, 2019, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM.

$399/person

MN POST #10442-0001 (21 hours)

To register, click here.

 

COURSE OVERALL LEARNING GOAL:

3 days of the Street Crimes training will give you years of valuable street-tested techniques and tactics that you can use immediately on your very next shift.

 

SPECIFIC PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES:

  • Improving Police & Community Relations
  • Officer Safety Issues
  • Surviving Police Ambushes
  • Officer Involved Shootings
  • How to Conduct Effective Interviews
  • Body Language Indicators
  • Gang & Drug Investigation Tactics
  • Developing Street Sources & Confidential Informants
  • Street Smart Intelligence Gathering
  • Interrogation Tactics
  • Homeland Security Issues/Domestic Threats
  • Covert Surveillance Techniques
  • First Responder Tips for Hostage Situations
  • Search Procedures
  • Courtroom Testimony Survival Tactics
  • De-escalation Tactics for the Mentally Distressed
Also included: 50 Street-Tested Tactical Tips

Group Discount Rates:

1-2 people: $399/person
3-4 people: $349/person
5 or more: $299/person

For more information, please call Street Crimes:  1 (800) 275-4915 or email streetcrimesinfo@gmail.com

To view the course flyer, click here: Edina, MN 19 Bulletin

FBI-LEEDA Executive Leadership Institute (ELI)

FBI-LEEDA Executive Leadership Institute

Presented by: FBI-LEEDA

Monday - Friday, October 7 - 11, 2019, 8:30 AM - 5 PM.

Tuition: $695

To register, click here.

 

COURSE SUMMARY:

The Executive Leadership Institute (ELI) is part three of the three-step leadership series that makes up the FBI-LEEDA Trilogy. This cutting-edge program is designed for executive-level law enforcement leaders and focuses on the challenges facing our profession today.  This highly-interactive program follows the FBI-LEEDA "Cops Talking to Cops" model of professional development. The Institute uses a wide-range of source materials and calls upon participants' own professional experience to facilitate individual development and learning.

The following is a list of topics covered in the ELI program:

  • Trends in law enforcement, implications of the President's Task Force on 21st Century Policing
  • Public trust and legitimacy, bias and diversity
  • Employee wellness
  • Power, transformational leadership, social and emotional intelligence

The cost of the Executive Leadership Institute is $695.

Sworn and professional law enforcement staff are welcome to all FBI-LEEDA courses.  You do not have to be a member to attend a course. Each student must register for courses under their own Username and Account.

For further information regarding this or any other FBI-LEEDA course, please contact FBI-LEEDA at 1-877-772-7712 or email us at: info@fbileeda.org.

 

Cancellation Policy:  FBI-LEEDA, Inc. makes every attempt to complete all of our scheduled courses, however, we may have to postpone or cancel any course because of insufficient paid enrollment, host agency request, or for any unforeseen circumstance, such as weather or illness. If FBI-LEEDA postpones or cancels a course, the student will have the option of enrolling in another course or be refunded the course registration fees in full. Re-enrollment must be done within 30 days from date of cancellation or a refund will be issued. FBI-LEEDA is not responsible for any travel costs or fees incurred by the student for any cancelled or postponed course. A student may request to be withdrawn from any course by emailing lweber@fbileeda.org  at least two business days prior to the start of the course. A $75 cancellation fee will be applied to refunds for student-initiated cancellations. Refunds will not be issued for no-shows. All registration fees must be paid in full prior to the start of the course.

 

Contact Sgt. Jess Irmiter for more information.
(jirmiter@edenprairie.org) 952-949-6216, or FBI-LEEDA 1-877-772-7712

 

Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement

ARIDE

Presented by: MN State Patrol

Friday, June 14, 2019, 8 AM- 6 PM.

9 POST credits

To register, click here.

COURSE OVERALL LEARNING GOAL:

This course will instruct officers on the difference between alcohol and drug impaired drivers; how they are detected and what can be expected. Officers will learn the observable signs of seven major drug categories, medical conditions that mimic drug influence, and what they will see when they encounter drivers under the influence of specific drugs. This course is a prerequisite for those attending DRE School.

 

Standard Field Sobriety Testing

SFST

Presented by: MN State Patrol

Wednesday - Thursday, June 12 - 13, 2019, 12 PM - 9 PM.   $49 (to cover expenses only)

16 POST credits

To register, click here.

COURSE OVERALL LEARNING GOAL:

This SFST is a 24-hour course that will guide police officers through the traffic stop, the face-to-face interview, SFSTs, processing, report writing, and courtroom testimony. By incorporating classroom, dry run, and practical exercises, officers will be better prepared to detect and remove impaired drivers, making our roads safer for every Minnesotan.

 

FBI-LEEDA Command Leadership Institute (CLI)

FBI-LEEDA Command Leadership Institute

Presented by: FBI-LEEDA

Monday - Friday, April 15 - 19, 2019, 8:30 AM - 5 PM.

Tuition: $695.

To register, click here.

 

COURSE OVERALL LEARNING GOAL:

The Command Leadership Institute (CLI) is part two of the three-step leadership series that makes up the FBI-LEEDA Trilogy.  The CLI is a dynamic and challenging program uniquely designed to prepare law enforcement leaders for command level positions.

The Command Leadership Institute provides real-life, contemporary, best-practice strategies and techniques for those who are already commanders or are aspiring to a command level assignment. CLI faculty members are passionate instructors who have executive level law enforcement and leadership experience.

CLI students will be engaged in such topics as: credibility, command discipline, liability, problem employees, and leading change within an organization.  The Command Leadership Institute is student-centered with a high degree of student involvement.

The cost of the Command Leadership Institute is $695.

Sworn and professional law enforcement staff are welcome to all FBI-LEEDA courses.  You do not have to be a member to attend a course. Each student must register for courses under their own Username and Account.

For further information regarding this or any other FBI-LEEDA course, please contact FBI-LEEDA at 1-877-772-7712 or email us at: info@fbileeda.org.

 

Cancellation Policy:  FBI-LEEDA, Inc. makes every attempt to complete all of our scheduled courses, however, we may have to postpone or cancel any course because of insufficient paid enrollment, host agency request, or for any unforeseen circumstance, such as weather or illness. If FBI-LEEDA postpones or cancels a course, the student will have the option of enrolling in another course or be refunded the course registration fees in full. Re-enrollment must be done within 30 days from date of cancellation or a refund will be issued. FBI-LEEDA is not responsible for any travel costs or fees incurred by the student for any cancelled or postponed course. A student may request to be withdrawn from any course by emailing lweber@fbileeda.org  at least two business days prior to the start of the course. A $75 cancellation fee will be applied to refunds for student-initiated cancellations. Refunds will not be issued for no-shows. All registration fees must be paid in full prior to the start of the course.

Contact Sgt. Jess Irmiter for more information.
(jirmiter@edenprairie.org) 952-949-6216, or FBI-LEEDA 1-877-772-7712

Interview & Interrogation: Basic & Advanced

Interview & Interrogation: Basic & Advanced

Presented by: William P. Schreiber, REID & Associates, Inc., Chicago, IL

BASIC COURSE

Tuesday - Thursday, March 19 - 21, 2019, 8 AM - 4:30 PM

Tuition: $445

MN POST training hours: 24

ADVANCED COURSE*

Friday, March 22, 2019, 8 AM - 3 PM

Tuition: $130

MN POST training hours: 8

* Participants who have previously attended the three-day basic course are eligible to attend the advanced session only. 

Registration coming soon.

COURSE OVERALL LEARNING GOAL:

Objectives for the basic course are 1) to provide the fundamentals necessary to conduct a proper interview and interrogation, 2) to provide a structured frame of reference for those interviewers who have some experience but also may not have had any formal training in the area and 3) to improve the efficiency of all participants in obtraining the truth from suspects, witnesses and victims in a legally acceptable manner.

Objectives for the advanced course are 1) to provide additional tactics and techniques designed to obtain confessions from the deceptive suspect in more expedient manner, 2) to provide finesse tactics dealing with the psychology of interrogation to enhance the investigators ability to acquire confessions that might not have otherwise been obtained and 3) to provide a logical guideline that may be used to profile out any type of suspect for interrogation.

More than 300,000 professionals in the law enforcement and security fields have attended these programs since it they were first offered in 1974. Participants come from both the private sector (retailing, finance, health care, manufacturing, etc.) and the public sector, including all levels of law enforcement and government; from every U.S. State and Canadian Province, as well as countries in Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

SPECIFIC PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES:


Distinguishing between interview and interrogation
Legal aspects of interview and interrogation
What makes an excellent interviewer
Factors affecting a subject’s behavior
Behavior symptom analysis (see detail below)
Five points to follow when evaluating behavior
Reid Behavioral Analysis Interview™
Baiting techniques

The REID Nine Steps of Interrogation (see detail below)
1. Behavior symptoms analysis
2. Evaluating Attitudes
3. Evaluating Non-verbal Behavior
4. Evaluating Verbal Behavior
5. Evaluating Paralinguistic Behavior
6. Reid Behavioral Analysis Interview™
7. The Baiting Technique
8. Analyzing Factual Information Prior to the Interview
9. Asking Behavior Provoking Questions

THE REID NINE STEPS OF INTERROGATION
1. The Positive Confrontation
2. Theme Development
3. Handling Denials
4. Overcoming Objections
5. Procuring and Retaining the Suspect's Attention
6. Handling the Suspect's Passive Mood
7. Presenting an Alternative Question
8. Detailing the Offense
9. Elements of Oral and Written Statements

ADVANCED TOPICS INCLUDE ABOVE TOPICS AS THEY RELATE TO:

Advanced concepts in behavior symptom analysis, behavioral interview and REID approach to interrogation:
Difficult suspects that give the interrogator problems and specific tactics to get them to confess
Defiant, neutral and accepting suspects - how to move suspects out of a stage for best end results
Distinguishing elements which identify need, lifestyle, impulse and esteem criminal characteristics
Additional interrogation tactics.

Solutions to Problem Employees

On-Target Solutions to Problem Employees

Presented by: Greg Anderson, On-Target Solutions Group

January 18, 2019, 8 AM - 4 PM.
7 hours (POST #10444-0001)

$150/ officer
$125/ if 3 or more from same agency

For more information and to register, click here:

South Metro Problem Jan. 18, 2019

 

COURSE OVERALL LEARNING GOAL:

Problem employees can cause problems and wreak havoc within their organizations. Left unaddressed, problem employees are often allowed to infect the organization without providing value.

This upbeat and interactive course provides real world, successful examples on how to deal with different types of problem employees. Every government agency struggles with employees that are insubordinate, lazy, abuse sick time, display negative attitudes, and commit misconduct. Many executives and supervisors are ill equipped to deal with these problems other than with traditional discipline. On-Target Solutions to Problem Employees provides the government professional with the knowledge and tools necessary to deal with all types of problem employees.

This course will influence participantsopinions and attitudes and provide specific and proven ways how to handle problem employees!

SPECIFIC PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES:

• Defining the problem employee

• The organizational or supervisory role and the cause

of the problem employee

• Morale in this department horrible!

• Understanding if the employee is a problem or troubled

• Preventing employees from becoming problems

• The role of positive discipline in shaping employees

• The impact of negative discipline

• The concept of dynamic counseling session

• The power of expectation

Handling morale killers in your organization

 

Who should attend: This one day course is a designed for all professionals from chief executive officer to first-line supervisors that manage employees.

Internal Affairs & Professional Standards for Law Enforcement

Internal Affairs & Professional Standards for Law Enforcement

Presented by: Greg Anderson, On-Target Solutions Group

January 16 - 17, 2019, 8 AM - 4 PM.
14 hours (POST #10444-0004)

$250/ officer
$225/ if 3 or more from same agency

To view the course announcement, and to register, click here: 

South Metro IA Jan. 16-17, 2019

COURSE OVERALL LEARNING GOAL: 

The professional standards model is a must for law enforcement and government officials to be prepared before a critical incident occurs. This course sets the stage for law enforcement professionals to create an agency wide practice of professional standards for all agency operations. In the covered material, attendees will understand "best practices" including how to avoid the problems before they occur and properly address issues that do arise.

This is a comprehensive course covering the entire internal affairs process through final discipline. Participants will learn the skills necessary to review, investigate and complete internal affairs investigations based on sound investigative techniques and within legal guidelines.

SPECIFIC PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES: 

• Current climate between public and police

• Breaking the cycle of mediocrity

• The professional standards model

• 5 root causes of discipline problems

• Stakeholders and their perceptions

• Types of internal investigations

• The complaint process

• The investigation process

• Officer involved shootings and major incidents

• Applicable case law

• Employee rights

• Appropriate discipline procedures

• Workplace searches

• False Complaints

• Official hearing requirements

• How discipline is determined

• The effect of untruthfulness

 

Who should attend: This nationally acclaimed course is for law enforcement executives, supervisors, internal affairs investigators, human resource personnel and anyone who desires to understand law enforcement professional standards and internal affairs investigations.

 

Recruiting & Applicant Background Investigations

Recruiting & Applicant Background Investigations

Presented by: Greg Anderson, On-Target Solutions Group

January 14 - 15, 2019, 8 AM - 4 PM
14 hours (POST #10444-0003)

$250/ officer
$225/ if 3 or more from same agency

For more information and to register, click here:

South Metro Backgrounds Jan 14-15, 2019


COURSE OVERALL LEARNING GOAL:

Participants will learn the importance of not only recruiting but also retention of quality personnel. An organizational assessment should be the first step in the process and the need to break the cycle of mediocrity.

Background investigators will leave with the knowledge of their role in the selection process, the legal aspects of the background investigation, background interview sources of information and preparing the investigation report. Background investigations affect the future of an organization in many ways, thus selection practices are vital to ensuring that future law enforcement employees and supervisors are suited for the variety of duties expected from the populations they serve. This course will provide techniques and procedures for the background investigator.

SPECIFIC PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES:

• The importance of a recruiting plan

• Assessment of you organization

• Organization wellness

• What type of employees do you want

• Marketing and selling your organization

• Professional standards model for backgrounds

• Why background investigations are necessary

• Sources of information/Investigative techniques

• Conflicts vs. responsibilities for investigators

Pre-interview procedures

Job-related inquiries

• On-line data bases/social networking sites

 

Who should attend: Anyone who is involved or supervises recruiting and background investigations for their agency including sworn officers, civilians, Human Resources, or anyone wanting a better knowledge of the hiring process. Example forms will be provided to those at the training.