How Much Does Online Training Cost?

People ask our team daily, “How much does online training cost?” That’s a pretty broad question as there are multiple factors at play—a little like asking how much a car costs. Now, a Kia Forte is not going to cost you an arm and a leg, but you are going to have to add a few more zeros on that check for the Bugatti Chiron. Both will get you from point A to point B. We want to help you get some clarity on choosing an online training provider. Hence, we want you to consider these five questions when researching online training for your unique needs.

How to Promote an Online Course You Created

Congratulations! You are now a virtual trainer. You are now part of a wonderful community of intelligent, innovative and dedicated individuals who are devoted to promoting high-quality online training. You have devoted much time, energy and effort into your course and as trainers ourselves, we appreciate it. In an effort to make sure you get the best ROI when it comes to your new course, we have some best practices for promoting your course and your expertise.

Tips for Success in Police Academy Training

A recent study showed that 14% of recruits do not complete their police academy training. They have to abandon their dreams of a law enforcement career. Resolve not to be one of them—and follow up by using some practical tips to get ready.

Police Training and Anti-Semitism

Your police training will include the topic of hate crimes, including those motivated by anti-Semitism (a term that refers to prejudice against members of the Jewish faith). Anti-Semitic acts violate a 1968 federal statute against hate crimes that made it illegal to "by force or by threat of force, injure, intimidate, or interfere with anyone…by reason of their race, color, religion, or national origin."

Policing Policies and Freedom of Speech

Most Americans know that the First Amendment to the US Constitution guarantees us freedom of speech. But there is widespread confusion about what “freedom of speech” means. Police officers need a clear understanding of what rights are protected and what those protections mean.

5 Guidelines for Police Officer Safety

In a well-run law-enforcement agency, everyone from dispatchers to supervisors cooperates in the effort to ensure police officer safety. But the first person who should be looking out for you is…you.

How the Term “Public Safety” Is Changing Police Training

In your police training you’ll often hear the term “public safety” used to refer to firefighters, EMTS, crime technicians, rescue squads, and—of course—police officers. Thinking about public safety is a useful way to broaden your outlook about crime because it places you and your agency in a larger context.

Professionalism Issues for Police Training

Police training programs often emphasize professionalism. Professional behavior on your part casts a positive light on you, your agency, and your profession. As a result, both you and the citizens you serve are likely to be safer.