School administrators are often times unclear on when to involve officers in incidents that occur on school property. This class of instruction will assist in establishing, selecting, and training School Resource Officers, responsibilities of law enforcement on school property both administratively and legal, mentorship of students, training of staff and students, as well as helping to create partnerships and resources for parents, students, and staff.
This course is designed teach officers important elements of investigating sexual offenders. This includes a discussion of the elements of sexual assault including national statistics, victim PTSD, and how to interview a victim.
This course will provide information regarding distinguishing between security versus crisis as well as emphasizing the importance of a safety plan initiative. Reviewed items will be considerations for adaptation within a plan. Finally, vulnerability assessments and involvement of crime prevention through environmental design best practices will be discussed.
The impact of the video game industry on school violence is explored, along with how parents can contribute to a healthier child in their home. Col. Grossman also expounds on his Bullet-Proof Mind course, addressing how police officers can prepare for and survive violent encounters, both physically and mentally. Students will learn how to avoid Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome, which is described by Col. Grossman as “the gift that keeps on giving”.
Part II provides in-depth training in predicting terrorist attacks, along with effective police response to such attacks. Colonel Grossman believes “the greatest achievement is the crime that did not happen”. Preparations to deter and delay terrorist attacks are discussed, and Col. Grossman teaches responders to “think outside the box” when utilizing non-traditional resources in response to terrorist assaults.
This course examines school massacres, common denominators, and preventative actions that can be taken by school administrators and law enforcement. Internal and external threats are discussed, providing valuable training on how to deter, detect, and defeat attacks, along with effective police response to an active school shooting. Officers will learn how to work with educators to make their local schools safer at little or no expense.
This course will cover a wide array of dangers that can exist in schools beyond just violence. Since violence is not a leading cause of death in schools preparing for weapons assaults and active shooter events should be just one piece of the school safety puzzle. This course will provide an awareness level overview of the school safety assessment process so that Law Enforcement personnel can be familiar with the assessment process and learn how they can be an integral part of shaping and improving not just safety and security but also the school climate, culture, test scores and the level of emergency preparedness in a school.
This dynamic, fast paced, informative and fascinating session will help dispel many of the school safety myths that dominate the American media and popular perception of school staff, students, and parents. Course participants will hear a brief historical overview of major school safety incidents followed by tangible and practical real world action steps to make school a safer place where children can learn more effectively. This session will emphasize evidence based, research backed and assessment-based concepts.
In this course, officers will learn why most school emergency operations plans fail when tested by a major crisis and, more importantly, learn how to develop viable plans under the U.S. Department of Education and Jane’s models. This detailed and information-packed session will examine the key role of law enforcement when working with partners in education, other responding agencies, and emergency management personnel during major incidents.
This module will examine the National and State efforts in developing and implementing protection strategies relating to our children and seniors. The AMBER Alert as well as the Silver Alert Initiatives will be examined with particular attention given to best practices for law enforcement to follow. Topics covered include the national strategy and mission of AMBER Alert, best practices for AMBER Alert plans, the evolution of AMBER plans, AMBER Alert activation data, and Silver Alert initiatives.