Force Mitigation Strategies 1 Day (8 hours)
This course gives line personnel and their supervisors the tools necessary to recognize and evaluate ongoing situations that may, and more importantly may not, be resolved with police force. Among these tools is the ability to critically analyze the full timeline of a use of force incident, which starts before the work shift even begins. Officers with these skills will be able to recognize and mitigate volatile situations before or while they are happening. The benefits of this course include an overall improvement for risk management as well as equipping personnel with a metacognitive viewpoint of using force, with the intent of decreasing the number and impact of force incidents.
Managing Public Perception Through Social Media 1 Day (8 hours)
This course is designed to assist public agencies with managing their social media outlets. Topics include:
- Methods to remove negative comments and posts
- Creating positive content
- Managing police personnel on social media
- Building rapport with the community