law enforcement

Ethical Decision-making for Law Enforcement and Other Justice Professionals

This webinar is designed to provide an overview of technology and ethics, as well as justice professionals’ use of social media websites. We will review the moral concepts of goodness, right, and obligation, and the ways in which they operate in the workplace.

These concepts are further enhanced during the questions posed during the webinar and chatroom discussions. Additionally, this training is designed to provide participants with a review of some ethical dilemmas that can arise in the workplace. During this webinar, we will:

Training: Mid-Level Leadership Workshop: Fostering an Organizational Culture of Safety and Wellness

This VALOR workshop inspires mid-level law enforcement leaders to advance officer safety and wellness strategies within their own agencies.

This one-day workshop is a subject expert-facilitated event that:

  • Addresses leadership strategies.
  • Examines causes of officer assaults, injuries, and deaths.
  • Explores critical officer wellness issues.
  • Discusses protocols and best practices.
  • Discusses setting a safety precedent and accountability.
  • Illustrates actionable opportunities to increase safety and wellness.

 

Webinar – “Maricopa County: Leveraging Forensic Genetic Genealogy to Solve Cold Cases”

This webinar will provide a brief overview of the Maricopa County, Arizona Attorney’s Office (MCAO) Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (SAKI) project and how it used funding to provide advanced/additional DNA testing to the 25 police agencies within its prosecutorial jurisdiction. SAKI Site Coordinator Cesar Tirado will discuss the procurement process used to identify vendor labs, how requesting police agencies obtain funds, and some of the unique challenges encountered as part of this funding opportunity.  

The COPS Office’s Collaborative Reform Initiative Technical Assistance Center (CRI-TAC) recently introduced their COVID-19 Library of Resources, which is dedicated to informing law enforcement agencies of COVID-19 guidelines and officer safety policies. This resource will allow law enforcement agencies to share updated information regarding agency policies, standard operating processes, fact sheets, press releases, special orders, and training documents.

The U.S. Department of Justice is seeking nominations for its annual Attorney General’s Award for Distinguished Service in Policing now through April 24, 2020 at 8 p.m. ET. The award recognizes sworn state, local, and tribal law enforcement officers who exhibit outstanding community policing efforts in one of three areas: innovations in community policing, criminal investigations, or field operations.

Join Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN) on April 3, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. EST for a webinar on targeting offenders and creating targeted offender lists. The webinar will feature a panel of experienced researchers and law enforcement professionals who will dive into best practices for implementation, including considering the following questions:

Join the National Police Foundation, Major Cities Chiefs Association, and the Police Executive Research Forum for a COVID-19 briefing for law enforcement executives on Thursday, March 19, 2020 from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. ET. The briefing will be conducted by representatives from the Centers for Disease Control’s (CDC) National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), and Public Health Service (PHS).

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