Preventing Misconduct: How to Train Officers for Better Decision-Making

Preventing Misconduct: How to Train Officers for Better Decision-Making

When the situation is intense and time is minimal, how can police officers make better decisions quickly?  

In this recorded webinar, retired Chief Richard Myers and Lon Bartel, director of training and curriculum at VirTra, discuss the factors involved in misconduct and use-of-force claims, as well as how the right training can have the biggest impact on preventing them.

They explore:

  • How some training can induce fear
  • Effective interpersonal communication tactics
  • Framework for better decision making from officers

When the situation is intense and time is minimal, how can police officers make better decisions quickly?  

In this recorded webinar, retired Chief Richard Myers and Lon Bartel, director of training and curriculum at VirTra, discuss the factors involved in misconduct and use-of-force claims, as well as how the right training can have the biggest impact on preventing them.

They explore:

  • How some training can induce fear
  • Effective interpersonal communication tactics
  • Framework for better decision making from officers

The National Decertification Index (NDI) is a national registry of police officers whose law enforcement credentials have been revoked due to misconduct.

For more than 10 years, the NDI has provided police departments, state agencies, and other organizations with decertification data about potential hires.