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Media Relations Training

Dublin, VA | May 16, 2017 | Other Training Opportunities

This one-day course for law enforcement professionals is designed to build a solid foundation for working effectively with the media—as partners—in their communities.

WEBINAR—Highway Safety and Survival: 6 Essential Steps for First Responders

Everywhere | March 28, 2017 | Other Training Opportunities

Each year, hundreds of emergency responders die or are seriously hurt while operating at incidents on highways. These deaths and injuries affect firefighters, law enforcement officers and EMS personnel—and they are often preventable. While we can’t change the fact that many drivers are distracted and driving too fast, we can change how we operate to increase our chances of survival.

Responding to Officer-Involved Shootings Symposium: Effective Practices and Protocols

Richmond, VA | April 3 – April 4, 2017 | Other Training Opportunities

The Virginia Office of the Attorney General is pleased to announce a joint collaboration with the National Attorneys General Training & Research Institute (NAGTRI) to provide a discussion on developing best practices for officer-involved shootings for Virginia law enforcement executives and attorney practitioners.

National Traffic Incident Management (TIM) Responder Training

Bedford, VA | April 4, 2017 | Other Training Opportunities

A new coordinated, multi-disciplinary training program developed through the Second Strategic Highway Research Program (SHRP2) available for all emergency responders and those supporting Traffic Incident Management operations. This training puts police, firefighters, state and local departments of transportation, towing, medical personnel, and other incident responders on the same page, leading to a safer, faster, integrated responder team.

Below 100: A Free Training Program on Officer Safety

Lynchburg, VA | April 12, 2017 | Other Training Opportunities

Activity Image In 1974, the all-time high year for officer deaths, 278 were killed in the line of duty. Innovations in training, emergency medicine and vehicles, as well as the development of ballistic armor, all contributed to bring this number down. We’ve averaged about 150 officers killed per year in the last ten years. Together, we can bring that number to below 100.

NADDI and Virginia State Police Basic Drug Diversion School

Virginia Beach, VA | April 24 – April 26, 2017 | Other Training Opportunities

The Virginia State Police and the National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators (NADDI) will be hosting a 2 ½-day training event April 24-26, 2017 in Virginia Beach regarding pharmaceutical diversion.

Targeting Investment Fraud

Richmond, VA | April 27, 2017 | Other Training Opportunities

This course provides investigators and prosecutors with the knowledge and tools they need to respond to the growing problem of investment fraud. Topics include what constitutes a security, using the Howey Test to determine if a particular offering is a security, identifying investment fraud schemes, and investigative strategies for working with victims and perpetrators. The course also covers fraud prevention strategies, and students are provided with additional resources for both prevention and investigation.

WEBINAR—Feeling Sleepy? How Officer Fatigue Creates Individual and Agency Risk

Everywhere | May 2, 2017 | Other Training Opportunities

Almost every law enforcement officer has dealt with fatigue caused by shift work and other job-related factors. It’s a serious problem—yet few agencies recognize the risks fatigue presents or are taking a proactive approach to addressing it. How many tragedies are assigned a proximate cause of “X,” when the root cause is actually fatigue? Rarely do we even ask the question, “How much sleep did the involved officer/deputy have in the last four days?”

Below 100: A Free Training Program on Officer Safety

Lynchburg, VA | May 4, 2017 | Other Training Opportunities

Activity Image In 1974, the all-time high year for officer deaths, 278 were killed in the line of duty. Innovations in training, emergency medicine and vehicles, as well as the development of ballistic armor, all contributed to bring this number down. We’ve averaged about 150 officers killed per year in the last ten years. Together, we can bring that number to below 100.

National Traffic Incident Management (TIM) Responder Training

Martinsville, VA | May 17, 2017 | Other Training Opportunities

A new coordinated, multi-disciplinary training program developed through the Second Strategic Highway Research Program (SHRP2) available for all emergency responders and those supporting Traffic Incident Management operations. This training puts police, firefighters, state and local departments of transportation, towing, medical personnel, and other incident responders on the same page, leading to a safer, faster, integrated responder team.

Below 100: A Free Training Program on Officer Safety

Lynchburg, VA | May 23, 2017 | Other Training Opportunities

Activity Image In 1974, the all-time high year for officer deaths, 278 were killed in the line of duty. Innovations in training, emergency medicine and vehicles, as well as the development of ballistic armor, all contributed to bring this number down. We’ve averaged about 150 officers killed per year in the last ten years. Together, we can bring that number to below 100.

Below 100: A Free Training Program on Officer Safety

Lynchburg, VA | May 30, 2017 | Other Training Opportunities

Activity Image In 1974, the all-time high year for officer deaths, 278 were killed in the line of duty. Innovations in training, emergency medicine and vehicles, as well as the development of ballistic armor, all contributed to bring this number down. We’ve averaged about 150 officers killed per year in the last ten years. Together, we can bring that number to below 100.

National Traffic Incident Management (TIM) Responder Training

Salem, VA | September 7, 2017 | Other Training Opportunities

Activity Image A new coordinated, multi-disciplinary training program developed through the Second Strategic Highway Research Program (SHRP2) available for all emergency responders and those supporting Traffic Incident Management operations. This training puts police, firefighters, state and local departments of transportation, towing, medical personnel, and other incident responders on the same page, leading to a safer, faster, integrated responder team.