This six-part webinar series of webinars explores the keys to building and managing tomorrow’s police department. Critical conversations examine hiring practices, how to choose the right mission focus, why culture matters, striving for transparency, data-driven leadership, and more. It’s everything you can do now to ensure success tomorrow.
Check out this series of recorded webinars about public safety agencies' response to the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as their ideas for the future.
This webinar is part two of a four-part series entitled Mental Health in Law Enforcement - Diversity: Honoring Our Differences. Amy Morgan, a mental health professional and director of the Certified First Responder Counselor program, discusses how to appreciate differences in others and why it's important to have diversity.
An all-hazards disaster planning and management program is a good start toward being prepared as an organization and responding to the pandemic. However, beyond the basics, a pandemic requires much internal planning related to continuity of operations. The authors will review the basics contained within the text “Disaster Planning and Control”, as well as discuss specifics related to the pandemic based on best practices. Additionally authors Kramer and Hanifen share current experiences, as well as academic background related to COVID-19. The CDC predicts that a resurgence can occur again later this year.
This webinar teaches how to build a work/industry culture that reduces mental health stigma, embraces training and education, and encourages exposure (chemical, biological, mental) tracking. Takeaways: -Tips for recognizing burnout and dangerous stress in yourself and others due to trauma -Standardizing processes for training and documenting exposure -Ways to build a culture of awareness
Law enforcement leaders have many concerns about best practices for their agencies' operations during the current coronavirus crisis. You want advice from professionals who have serious experience working as cops, so POLICE assembled a panel of law enforcement experts to help give you that advice. During this informative on-demand webinar, Dr. Lawrence E. Heiskell, Attorney Eric P. Daigle, Chief William L. "Bill" Harvey, and the POLICE team discuss police operations and the coronavirus.
A career as a first responder or caregiver can take a serious emotional toll over time. Amy Morgan, a mental health professional and director of the Certified First Responder Counselor program, explores the mental and emotional impact of service careers — including ways to manage anxiety and stress, and striving for a healthy work-life balance.
Fire officers face more problematic legal issues in today’s work environment than ever before. In the absence of appropriate documentation, even the most prepared department will not be able to prove the various ways they invested in the development of appropriate knowledge, skills, and abilities for their team. Should this preparation be called into question, proper documentation gives you the best chance of solid defense in the event of litigation. Gerry Roberts, JD will discuss how the documentation you may be doing to achieve accreditation can also improve your legal defensibility.
The Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) established national standards for prisons, jails, community confinement facilities, and lockups to prevent, detect, and respond to sexual abuse and sexual harassment. A significant focus was placed on transgender and intersex individuals, requiring the development of policies, procedures, practices, and training to meet those standards. Listen in to hear how corrections professionals manage transgender populations in correctional environments. Learn how the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections addressed these challenges by joining us for a free webinar, Transgender Populations In Corrections, presented by David Radziewicz, PREA Coordinator for PA DOC.
Learn how to reduce your legal risks, as John Murphy, Deputy Fire Chief (Ret.) and attorney, discusses the need for comprehensive and safe training, along with best practices in documenting training events.