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Dynamics of Officer & Citizen Encounters (8 hours)

October 1, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Police interactions with citizens are in the national spotlight. What previously wouldn’t have made the local paper now makes national news. Officers need tools to effectively engage citizens in a professional manner without compromising their own safety in the process. That’s why Dynamics of Officer/ Citizen Encounters was created. Through guided discussions, video analysis and case studies, participants will examine:

We will focus on:

  • Current Research about the Threats to Officer Safety
  • Going Beyond the Buzzwords: A New Look at De-escalation
  • Know Your Authority: Keeping Contacts Lawful
  • Adaptive Decision Making: Tools for Increased Safety
  • What Pushes Your Buttons? Improving Emotional Intelligence
  • Unconditional Respect: An Officer Safety Tool

Date/Time: October 1, 2018

Host Contact: Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office

Location:  4215 Cherry Road West Palm Beach, FL 33415
Cost: Early-Bird $109 (end date); group (4 or more) $115; standard $129


October 1, 2018
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office
4215 Cherry Road
West Palm Beach, FL 33415 United States
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