Misinterpreting the actions of a subject with autism can end disastrously for you and your agency. What are you doing to train and prepare for this inevitability?Training on our response to intellectual disabilities can no longer be treated the same as mental illness. In this episode, Stefan Bjes will lay out for you how your agency can create an effective program for addressing the needs of individuals with intellectual disabilities in your community.
We train in silos far too often in the Public Safety profession. Real world incidents require real-time collaboration between law enforcement, corrections, fire, EMS, and emergency management. So why don’t we train that way? In this episode, we’ll talk about the importance of cross-discipline training, a problem that is being solved by Bill Fogarty and his team at 21 CLETS. As a very special bonus, Bill and I talk about his journey from cop to entrepreneur and lay out 7 Foundational Principles for Starting Your Own Business Post-Law Enforcement.
Public safety leadership is about so much more than how to supervise people or command a scene. Kerry Plemmons is the co-founder of the University of Denver’s Public Safety Leadership Program where he is focused on developing holistic public safety leaders. This unique program takes law enforcement, fire, and EMS students into the mountains of Colorado for an immersive 3-day experience that will help these emerging leaders understand team dynamics and grow both professionally and personally . In this episode, Kerry will tell you how you can replicate their program for your own state or region.
In this part 2 episode, I collaborate with Adam Kinakin of the Tactical Breakdown Podcast for a simulcast episode on both shows. We discuss an array of topics about our show, leadership, training principles and practices, the future of the ILET Summit and much more.
In this part 1 episode, I collaborate with Adam Kinakin of the Tactical Breakdown Podcast for a simulcast episode on both shows. We discuss an array of topics about our show, leadership, training principles and practices, the future of the ILET Summit and much more.
We’ve all heard it and we’ve all said it, “That’s the way we’ve always done it.” In this episode of the Public Safety Innovators Podcast, Scott Savage and I will discuss why we think this mentality is one of the most pervasive cancers that is affecting the law enforcement profession. This attitude stifles our own growth and negatively impacts our ability to serve our communities, adapt to societal expectations, and rise to the occasion.
Verbal communication skills are arguably the most important skillset a law enforcement officer must have. So why do we often de-prioritize this critical training in favor of more dynamic training? In this episode we’ll discuss the importance of verbal communication and de-escalation skills with Chad Emmons and John DiGiantomasso with Thin Blue Online. Thin Blue Online is a web-based software training solution to help officers increase their skills with regularity. Verbal communication and de-escalation training doesn’t have to be time consuming or expensive.
Navigating all the nuances of starting your own drone program can be challenging. In this episode, Anthony DeMolina of Tactical Drone Concepts will share some considerations to keep in mind when starting your drone program. We’ll also discuss training courses and consulting services offered by Tactical Drone Concepts to help you get your drone program started on the right foot without all the headaches, surprises, and unforeseen mishaps.
Identifying the sources of toxicity and stifled growth in your agency can be challenging. In this episode Carrie shares how to eliminate toxicity and cultivate growth-minded leaders so that your agency can thrive and increase employee retention, even in our current challenging environment.
The use of digital currency in all levels of crime is becoming more and more common. Your agency needs to be equipped with the tools and training necessary to recognize, investigate, and proactively combat these types of cases. Understanding crypto-currency can seem overwhelming and mysterious, but in this episode, Robert Whitaker from Blockchain Intelligence Group is going to tell us how he and his team are helping to demystify these increasingly prevalent cases.