Dispatch Response to Domestic & Sexual Violence; Safety & Evidentiary Concerns
4 Hours State 911 Approved $99.
This is an excellent training for all emergency call takers and 911 dispatchers. This course is designed to provide dispatchers with the knowledge and confidence to better understand and handle domestic and sexual violence incidents; specifically when it comes to helping protect responders and victims. This course will also prepare dispatchers for their potential use as a witness in court.
Topics include; Understanding the unique dynamics of these calls; obtaining crucial information: understanding changes in police response and how it affects dispatch; knowing how to properly recognize danger signs; how to protect survivors & responders; providing the best possible information to responders; ensuring best practices for the survivor’s physical & emotional wellbeing; learning best practices in speaking with survivors; recognizing injuries associated with these crimes; being able to recognize what may be evidence; understanding your potential role in the prosecution of offenders; how to present yourself as a court witness.
A Witness; The Dispatcher's Complete Guide to Court Testimony
4 Hours State 911 Approved $99.
This course is designed specifically for emergency 911 call-takers and dispatchers who may be summoned to testify in a court proceeding. The course is designed to provide emergency dispatchers with the knowledge necessary to recognize what information and observations may be evidence in court; the importance of proper documentation throughout the incident; the dispatcher’s potential role in the prosecution of offenders; the basic rules of evidence and criminal procedure; the components of the court system; how a trial is conducted and what to expect; how to prepare for attendance at court; understanding proper dress code and demeanor; how to answer questions from the defense and prosecution; understanding the roles of witnesses, the defense, prosecution, judge and jury; and understanding the role of police, fire and EMS as witnesses.
Supervisors; Where the Rubber Meets the Road
6 Hours $189
This course is designed for the front-line police supervisor, especially new supervisors. Topics & objectives covered are what are considered to be critical to any law enforcement agency. This course provides the necessary information to build strong subordinate-supervisor-agency relationships, while providing the necessary information for risk management and statutory compliance; all without the fluff and frills. It is where the rubber meets the road. Topics & objectives include; Understanding the importance of your supervisory role; What is expected of you every day; Keeping yourself mentally prepared; the mindset of the supervisor; Motivating subordinates; Characteristics of successful supervisors; Understanding leadership & becoming the best leader you can be; The value of written & oral communication; The importance of recognizing subordinate’s work performance; Team interaction; its value & how to achieve it; How personalities affect the work product; Supervising difficult employees; Understanding ‘positive’ & ‘negative’ discipline; The modern supervisory dilemma; para-military versus business models; Understanding and complying with Departmental policies & procedures;
Understanding your responsibilities under POST; Complying with POST requirements & other statutory mandates; Strategies to be successful and preparing yourself for the next step.
Maintaining the Mission; Staying Positive During Difficult Times
4 Hours $99.
This course examines the difficulties presented to modern day police officers. It offers an in-depth analysis on the media's narrative of the public's perception of police; the realities & myths of these perceptions; how this perception affects us and how to overcome it.
The course focuses on the importance of team building and the responsibility of every member to work towards the agency's public safety mission. It is designed to reinvigorate and motivate attendees, provide self reflection, and help maintain the proper attitude to provide excellent public service and protection.
Course topics & objectives include: Revisiting why we chose our profession; The importance of teamwork in public safety; How to build a better team; Understanding the narrative of public perception; Understanding & avoiding cynicism; Recognizing & handling workplace stressors; The importance of, and becoming leaders; Preventing burnout & reviving our mission-driven attitudes;
Active Threat Response Table-Top Exercises; Planning & Implementing
6 Hours $189.
Table-Top Exercises are a must for every agency & school. If your community is not engaged in them, you need to step-up and bring everyone together.
Tragic events can happen anywhere and preplanning, preparedness, and training are critical! Your agency wants to do everything you can to protect your schools, community, and responders! Bring your school personnel together with police, fire, dispatch, EMS, DPW, and other responders. .
This course teaches attendees how to prepare and present a discussion-based session where participants discuss their roles and responsibilities during an active threat emergency, by walking step by step through a scenario. The Table-Top Exercise helps all stakeholders to understand the response and resources of others during an active threat.
Specific course topics and objectives include; Understanding the importance of Table-Top exercises; How these exercises go hand-in-hand with other active threat trainings; Understanding who must take part in these exercises; Selecting, preparing, and gaining the interest of participants; How to plan the exercise, step by step; How to develop the actual exercise using the ‘on-screen’ approach; Room set-up and necessary materials; Implementing, facilitating, and controlling the exercise; The importance of debriefing; Preparing for emotional & anxious responses by participants; Next steps to be taken by everyone involved. Course includes a mock Table-Top Exercise along with all materials necessary to plan and implement your own exercises. If you are not conducting these exercises, you have a huge gap in your training & preparedness.
"Cloak Tactical Athlete Course" for Police & Firefighters"
6 Hours $189.
Developed and presented by Dr. Eric Soule, this course was created specifically for police and firefighters who are routinely dispatched into the field. This course focuses on providing you with the tools you need to perform your best when lives are on the line. You’ll get insights and strategies to keep yourself physically and mentally healthy and fit for duty. In addition, you will be introduced to the Cloak Training Method, customized to your job-specific training goals.
Attitude, Achievement & Advancement; Preparing for Promotion in Public Safety
6 Hours $189.
Location to be Announced. Seeking advancement in rank in the public safety sector is competitive and hard work. There are preparations you can make to better position yourself to attain your goals of advancement. This course, as it's name describes, provides you with the information to reach top achievement in your job, as well as help improve your attitude, and ultimately helping you to advancement. Topics & Objectives include: What do departments look for in command staff? Understanding leadership. How to become an effective leader. Understanding the dynamics of your agency. Understanding how our personalities affect our work abilities. How to achieve success in your department. Becoming an invaluable team member. The importance of attitude. Accepting new challenges. Mentally & physically preparing for advancement. Study & testing strategies. Learning key interview strategies. Learning to accept your new role.
From Street Work to Administrative; The Keys to Success
6 Hours $189.
Making the transition from answering calls to performing additional administrative functions can be frustrating and difficult. As your experience in your organization grows, so should your ability to perform a variety of necessary tasks. This course will help rank and file personnel to discover what it takes to successfully perform these administrative tasks. Whether recently promoted or assigned, or you want to prepare for the future, this course will help you become efficient and effective in your administrative duties. This is a great course for detectives, accreditation and evidence officers, firearms licensing and community policing officers, and anyone with additional administrative responsibilities. This course is designed for police, fire, EMS, and emergency dispatchers.
EMS Response to Domestic & Sexual Violence; Safety & Evidentiary Concerns
3 Hours 2.5CEC $89.
Understanding the unique dynamics of these responses; changes in police response; recognizing danger signs; protecting yourself & victims: best practices for the victim’s physical and emotional wellbeing; speaking with victims; injuries associated with these crimes; recognizing & protecting physical evidence; understanding your potential role in the prosecution
Staying Alive; Fire Scene Response for Police
6 Hours $189.
Police most often arrive first to a fire scene. This can be one of the most deadly responses for police. Learn the dynamics of structure fires, the risks and dangers associated with an entry and other invaluable information.
Active Shooter Tabletop Exercise
We can plan and implement the entire exercise for you, or we can just facilitate.
Bring all stakeholders together; schools, dispatch, police, fire, and DPW or facilities, to engage in a 'real time' exercise to further your preparedness in an active threat situation. Call or email us for a quote.
4 Hours $99
Understanding the importance of excellent leadership and communications skills for supervisors, managers, and leaders is essential in public safety agencies. Never ignore a situation or issue, instead, learn the skills necessary to engage with your department members, especially the difficult conversations.
6 Hours $189.
For agencies who have never offered one, or for agencies who want to improve what they have. This class will assist you in putting together the best possible experience for your citizens. This class will cover all aspects of planning and implanting a citizen police academy and a youth camp. Topics include; collaboration, logistics, transportation, legal concerns, medical and safety, staffing, facility requirements, curriculum, activities, using the media, and the do’s and the don’ts.