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Officer Survival Workshop / In-Service

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This program addresses officer safety by examining the four most common causes of law enforcement fatalities and how an officer’s natural instincts can be both an asset and a liability. The following topics are presented in a very dynamic format utilizing video, meaningful statistics, case studies and interesting personal experiences to impress upon attendees that their personal safety and career survival truly is up to them:

  • The role of the unconscious mind in officer safety
  • Reality of violent encounters and tactical options
  • Visualization and Preparation
  • Active shooter considerations and use of force tactics
  • Traffic stop strategies and squad car positioning
  • Pursuit issues and consequences (emotional, criminal, civil)
  • Risk Management: Roadway hazards
  • Street interviews, body language and proxemics
  • Emotional survival and a healthy off-duty perspective
  • Pre-attack indicators and deception cues

Who Should Attend

Applicants must be federal, state, local, campus or tribal criminal justice professionals, law enforcement personnel, or domestic violence advocates from rural jurisdictions.

Cost

TUITION-FREE

Attendees are responsible for all travel, lodging and meal expenses.

Registration Information

If you prefer to go directly to the registration database, or if you already have an account and password, go to https://registration.fletc.gov.

Additional Information

If you need to contact us for additional information: E-mail us at stateandlocaltraining@dhs.gov or call 800-743-5382.

Training Dates

There are currently no training dates or other items within this program.