Policing in America is complicated and we, as a profession, have been tasked to do it better than ever before. We are up to that task. This course teaches time-tested practices you can use to ensure your success as a professional. The legitimacy of the individual officer and organization come from the contacts the officer has on a daily basis. The way you
· Act and
· Communicate all matter!
This class is an opportunity to look in the mirror and learn how to do better, be better and exemplify professional policing each and every day. At MACNLOW, we believe learning and improvement are ongoing and continuous. This course will enable attendees to evaluate their own appearance, conduct, character and communication skills and how they are all intertwined in a complex and fluid relationship. The communities we serve demand more. Learn how to meet and exceed those expectations.
At the conclusion of this course, attendees will be able to:
Recognize their attitude, integrity, and pride in the profession and how these affect their ability to work successfully with the public;
Identify “Moments of Truth” that set the tone for each interaction;
Identify the five (5) ways the public evaluates police services;
Practice using reflective listening skills in a critiqued classroom situation;
Learn new ways to build citizen rapport; and,
Develop positive non-verbal and vocal behaviors for dealing with citizens with an emphasis on verbal de-escalation as evidenced by their critiqued practicing of these skills in role play.
This course is registered with MCOLES and is eligible for 302 funds. The cost is $275 per person.
Faculty for this course is Undersheriff Andrew Bouck (Ingham County Sheriff's Office) and co-owner of MACNLOW Associates. Andy regularly serves as a keynote speaker for a wide variety of law enforcement and community organizations and is MACNLOW’s lead consultant for agency-wide and one-on-one consultations. With over 25 years of police experience and no use of force complaints, his communication skills have prevented or pre-empted many potentially violent conflicts. Prior to his career in law enforcement, Bouck was a Sergeant in the United States Marine Corps. Andy is a graduate of the 221st Session of the FBI National Academy. He received numerous awards from the East Lansing Police Department including two Bravery Awards and was honored as the City of East Lansing Customer Service Award winner in 2002. In addition, Bouck was the 2013 recipient of the Distinguished Service Medal from the Michigan Association of Chiefs of Police.
9/16/2020 - 9/16/2020
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Eastern
Gratiot County Sheriff's Office Ithaca Community Center 120 N Maple St Ithaca, MI 48847