Internal Affairs & Professional Standards for Law Enforcement

Internal Affairs & Professional Standards for Law Enforcement

Presented by: Greg Anderson, On-Target Solutions Group

August 21 - 22, 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 register, click here.

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.

 

Evidence Recovery Skill Sets for Police & Fire Personnel

Evidence Recovery Skill Sets for Police & Fire Personnel

Presented by: R.P. "Rusty" Sullivan, On-Target Solutions Group

August 21 - 22, 2019, 8 AM - 4 PM.
14 hours (POST #10444-0009)

$375/ officer
$325/ if 3 or more from same agency

To view the course announcement and register, click here.

COURSE OVERALL LEARNING GOAL: 

This foundational course is designed for any personnel assigned to Patrol, Investigations and Fire Scene duties, empowering them to identify, collect and record commonly encountered evidence at crime scenes. Skill sets learned can increase your agency’s case clearance rates and successful courtroom prosecution efforts, while simultaneously building public service satisfaction levels and their confidence in investigative efforts.
Training encompasses on-scene application of forensic scientific principles and is presented in a concise-immersive style utilizing lecture and hands on exercises. Upon completion attendees will be able to perform basic crime scene processing and recovery efforts.

 

• Note: Individually owned flashlight use is encouraged during classroom practical exercises. Students can bring any other available camera or forensic equipment to build confidence-familiarity of use during the training. Practice materials will be provided at the training.

SPECIFIC PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES: 

• Forensic Concepts
• Safety Considerations
• Crime Scene Analysis/Considerations
• Finger-Palm Print Recovery Techniques
• Footwear/Tool Mark Impression Evidence
• Blood Presumptive Testing
• Blood Evidence Recovery Methods
• Touch DNA Collection Efforts
• Evidence Packaging
• Photographic Preservation Concepts
• Documentation – Reports/Chain of Custody
• Court Room Testimony/Demonstrative Presentations
• Forensic Skill Development Investments

 

Your presenter: R.P. “Rusty” Sullivan’s on-going 40 year law enforcement sworn and civilian career continues to build upon 20 years of accumulated full-time forensic practitioner/supervisor assignments. He has served as the President and Chairman of the Board of the Illinois Division of the International Association for Identification. He has over 18 years of presenting in this field and has provided annual state level forensic training conferences and workshop(s) and is a court recognized expert in the forensic sub-disciplines of Latent Fingerprint and Digital Data Recovery. Rusty is currently working as a civilian Forensic Investigator (CSI)/Mobile Digital Device Analyst and has served on large and mid-sized agencies, having a multi-year assignment to Major Crimes Task Force evidence team as well as management, supervisory and front-line evidence experience in high profile and complex investigations.

L.O.C.K.U.P. Arrest and Control – Train the Trainer- Recertification

LOCKUP Arrest & Control - Train the Trainer (Re-Certification)

Presented by: Police Combat.

Tuesday - Thursday, June 25 - 27, 2019, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM.

Tuition: $549.

Registration coming soon.

Also available by clicking on the registration link: Full 5-day Instructor Course (June 24-28).

COURSE OVERALL LEARNING GOAL:

This is the (3 day) re-certification for 'Train the Trainer', a comprehensive and highly challenging physical arrest and control program. It is our basic L.O.C.K.U.P.® system instructor program that prepares officers to become certified L.O.C.K.U.P.® Arrest and Control instructors. The course is taught with a combination of classroom, hands-on instruction and training drills in order to facilitate retention among students. The system can easily be incorporated into any current law enforcement system as modules.

SPECIFIC PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES:

  • Risk Management for Confrontations,
  • Legal Aspects of Use of Force,
  • Report Writing, Documentation and Tracking,
  • Instructional Methods and Techniques,
  • Understanding Factors for Victory or Defeat,
  • Controlling and Managing Fear,
  • Physiological and Physical Changes During Combat,
  • Fighting Maneuvers that Match the Physiological Changes,
  • Instructional Techniques That Work For the Individual,
  • Proper Striking Systems for Law Enforcement,
  • How to Trouble-Shoot Fighting Maneuvers,
  • Fighting Techniques and Fatigue,
  • Team Communications and Takedowns,
  • Ground Fighting,
  • Weapon Retention and Takeaways,
  • Edged Weapon Defenses and Countermeasures,
  • Training for Multiple Assailants,
  • Managing and Documenting Training, and
  • Environmental Training,

 

L.O.C.K.U.P. Arrest and Control

LOCKUP Arrest & Control - Train the Trainer

Presented by: Police Combat.

Monday - Friday, June 24 - 28, 2019, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Tuition: $795

MN POST #10035-1110

Clich here to register.

 

COURSE OVERALL LEARNING GOAL:

An intensive 5-day training program on L.O.C.K.U.P.® Police Arrest and Control Instructor Course. This course provides in-depth arrest and control  confrontation training.  It develops a solid foundation of   de-escalation tactics, physical manipulation techniques with instructional methods that will certify the student as a Basic    L.O.C.K.U.P. ® Arrest and   Control Instructor. The empty-hand skills can be relied upon by individual  officers or with as teams.  This system is a complete arrest and control program that fully integrates all weapons systems of law enforcement.

SPECIFIC PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES:

  • Risk Management for Confrontations
  • Legal Aspects of Use of Force
  • Report Writing, Documentation and Tracking

“You can’t manage what you do not measure.”

  • Verbal Communication – De-escalation Skills
  • Instructional Techniques to Fit the Employee
  • Gross Motor Orientated Techniques
  • Instructional Methods for Teaching
  • Retainable Techniques
  • Team Takedowns for Immediate Control
  • Individual Based Takedowns
  • Integration with Less Lethal Options
  • Team Communications and Takedowns
  • Police Ground Fighting Tactics
  • Environmental Training
  • Physiological Changes During Human Aggression

 

LOCKUP 5 Day IT South Metro MN June 19

L.O.C.K.U.P. Arrest and Control

LOCKUP Arrest & Control - Train the Trainer

Presented by: Police Combat.

Monday - Friday, June 24 - 28, 2019, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Tuition: $749

MN POST #10035-1110

To register, click here.

 

COURSE OVERALL LEARNING GOAL:

This five day Train the Trainer course is a comprehensive and highly challenging physical arrest and control program. It is our basic L.O.C.K.U.P.® system instructor program that prepares officers to become certified L.O.C.K.U.P.® Arrest and Control instructors. The course is taught with a combination of classroom, hands-on instruction and training drills in order to facilitate retention among students. The system can easily be incorporated into any current law enforcement system as modules.

SPECIFIC PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES:

  • Risk Management for Confrontations
  • Legal Aspects of Use of Force,
  • Report Writing, Documentation and Tracking,
  • Instructional Methods and Techniques,
  • Understanding Factors for Victory or Defeat,
  • Controlling and Managing Fear,
  • Physiological and Physical Changes During Combat
  • Fighting Maneuvers that Match the Physiological Changes,
  • Instructional Techniques That Work For the Individual,
  • Proper Striking Systems for Law Enforcement,
  • How to Trouble-Shoot Fighting Maneuvers,
  • Fighting Techniques and Fatigue,
  • Team Communications and Takedowns,
  • Ground Fighting,
  • Weapon Retention and Takeaways,
  • Edged Weapon Defenses and Countermeasures,
  • Training for Multiple Assailants,
  • Managing and Documenting Training, and
  • Environmental Training

Media Relations for Police and Fire Services

Media Relations for Police and Fire Services

Presented by: Ross Rice, On-Target Solutions Group

November 14  - 15, 2018, 8 AM - 4 PM.
14 hours (POST #10035-1118)

$249/ officer
$225/ if 3 or more from same agency

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

South Metro Media 11-14-18

 

COURSE OVERALL LEARNING GOAL: 

Police and Fire Chiefs/Sheriffs, Command Officers, or individuals assigned to Media Relations and PIO duties attending this 2-day, 14-hour program will develop the skills necessary to build a positive and professional public image of their agency. Program participants will gain practical experience in preparing for and delivery of departmental information at press conferences and media interviews at a variety of simulated "Breaking News Events" i.e. major crime events, fires/natural disasters, and terrorist acts.

SPECIFIC PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES: 

• Development of Media Policies

• Media Relations

• Pre-Planning Interviews

• Media Traps

• Challenges of Television News

• What is News?

• Crisis Communications

• Freedom of Information

• Social Media/Messages/Technology

Rules of Pre-Trial Publicity

• What Reporters Want to Know in a Crisis

Changing Details in a Crisis/Getting Out the Good News

• Importance of Knowing Your Media Market

• Holding Reporters Accountable

• Reacting to Web/Blog Comments

• Tips on Improving Media Relationships

Future for PIOs/Police Media Challenges


 

On-Target Solutions for Law Enforcement Supervisors

On-Target Solutions for Law Enforcement Supervisors

Presented by: Greg Anderson, On-Target Solutions Group

October 3 - 4, 2018, 8 AM - 4 PM
14 hours (POST #10444-0002)

$249/ officer
$225/ if 3 or more from same agency

For more information and to register, click here: 

South Metro Supervision 10-03-18

COURSE OVERALL LEARNING GOAL:

This dynamic two day course is a career development tool to enhance and refine the leadership skills of law enforcement supervisors across a variety of organizations. Good supervision transcends agencies and provides the core principles of quality supervisory techniques. It also lays a strong groundwork of knowledge for those striving to be promoted to supervisory positions. Concentrating on the idea that people are the true assets of their agency, participants will understand the importance of their role in maximizing employee performance through strong supervision techniques. You will understand the value in developing flexibility in your leadership approaches to garner peak performance and meet organizational goals.

SPECIFIC PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES:

• Qualities of excellence in supervision

• Developing the leader within

• Leadership, management and supervision strategies

• Making a difference in your agency

Communicating effectively both up and down the chain of command

• DISC personal profile system

Goal setting and implementation – the supervisors role

• Preparing meaningful performance evaluations

 

Who should attend: Anyone who supervises or manages employees from the executive level to experienced or new front line supervisors, or those who desire to understand impactful supervisory practices.

MN CIT Certification

MN CIT Certification

Presented by: MN Crisis Intervention Training

Monday - Friday, April 30 - May 4, 2018, 8 AM - 5 PM.

Tuition: $700

40 Training Hours

To register, click here.

 

COURSE SUMMARY

This 40 hour CIT certification course is very intense and interactive. It gives an in-depth look at mental illness and its implications for law enforcement. We cover: schizophrenia and psychotic disorders, mood disorders, cognitive disorders, personality and substance disorders, suicide assessment, adolescent & elder issues, PTSD, excited delirium, suicide by cop, and mental health courts. Advocates and people living with mental health issues speak on their experiences, there are site visits to mental health hospitals and service providers in your area and extensive role play exercises with professional actors.
MN CIT Officers’ Assoc 40 hour Certification Training goals include providing advanced mental health awareness, communication techniques and de-escalation skill to help law enforcement when dealing with a person in a mental health crisis.

COURSE OBJECTIVES:


-Define the difficulty responding to crisis calls involving someone with a mental illness.

-Develop an understanding of their struggle in the mental health system and the role of the police and the risk factors involved.

-Meet a panel of consumers of the mental health services in the area in an effort to promote communication and understanding by having interaction when the individual is doing well and not in crisis. Discussion is encouraged on what works well for them when they are having issues with their medications and what doesn’t work well.

-Define the concept of CIT and its origins. Compare it to traditional police response. Officers benefit from the advantages of building partnerships in the community.

-Introduction to the practice of active listening skills and techniques that aid law enforcement when dealing with an individual in a mental health crisis.

-Attendees are given the opportunity to practice and demonstrate these listening skills and techniques in realistic role play exercises using professional actors.

-Provide contact with community mental health professionals giving presentations on adolescent issues, elder issues, suicide prevention, excited delirium, suicide by cop, prepetition screening, commitment, medications, and military reintegration. This community contact helps us achieve our goal of familiarizing law enforcement with the community resources available to them.

-De-escalation techniques are taught to be combined with their active listening skills in order to achieve our goal of using verbal communication before using force when confronting an individual in a mental health crisis.

For more information:
Contact: Jerry Hutchinson -Training Director
E-mail: training.director@mncit.org
PH: 763-607-7667

 

On-Target Solutions for Law Enforcement Supervisors

Presented by: Greg Anderson, On-Target Solutions Group

April 30 -May 1, 2018, 8 AM - 4 PM
14 hours (POST #10444-0002)

$249/ officer
$225/ if 3 or more from same agency

For more information and to register, click here:

South Metro Supervision 04-30-18

Who should attend: Anyone who supervises or manages employees from the executive level to experienced or new front line supervisors, or those who desire to understand impactful supervisory practices.


COURSE SUMMARY:

This dynamic two day course is a career development tool to enhance and refine the leadership skills of law enforcement supervisors across a variety of organizations. Good supervision transcends agencies and provides the core principles of quality supervisory techniques. It also lays a strong groundwork of knowledge for those striving to be promoted to supervisory positions. Concentrating on the idea that people are the true assets of their agency, participants will understand the importance of their role in maximizing employee performance through strong supervision techniques. You will understand the value in developing flexibility in your leadership approaches to garner peak performance and meet organizational goals.

Topics Include:

• Qualities of excellence in supervision

• Developing the leader within

• Leadership, management and supervision strategies

• Making a difference in your agency

Communicating effectively both up and down the chain of command

• DISC personal profile system

Goal setting and implementation – the supervisors role

• Preparing meaningful performance evaluations

 

L.E.A.D.S. Law Enforcement Active Diffusion Strategies

Presented by: Lt Kevin Dillon (ret), Police Combat.

Tuesday, March 20, 2018, 8 AM - 4:30 PM.

Tuition: $140 (includes lunch)

POST #10035-1111 (8 hours)

To register, click here.

COURSE SUMMARY

This is a classroom based combat-confrontation avoidance course based upon the L.O.C.K.U.P. ® System. It teaches within a classroom setting how to recognize aggression and to not stimulate aggression. Students will learn communications skills and evidence based Active Diffusion Strategies that can avoid or resolve interactions by employing tactical de-escalation the techniques, conflict resolution methods and distraction techniques that promote successful tactical applications. The course also discusses tactical responses when diffusion tactics are inappropriate or ineffective. This program teaches officers how professional communication can protect officers in the field, reduce civilian complaints as well as civil litigation. Instruction uses lectures and demonstrations to facilitate learning and retention.

Understanding the principals of risk management for officer safety
Identifying indications of hostility through body language
Understand police “customer service” methods that yield positive relations
Identify professional benefits of active diffusion strategies
Learn methods of effective verbal de-escalation strategies
Understanding physiological changes during aggression
Learn to use cognitive limitations for active diffusion
Learn methods to re-direct the thought process through positive direction
Learn the importance of professional posturing
Identity different communications styles with appropriate response tactics
Learn methods of motivational interviewing skills
Learn methods of distraction to obtain tactical advantages
Learn communication and physical strategies to de-escalate situations
Learn how to avoid communications that may be negative
Learn how active strategies blend with a total law enforcement presentation