Other Curriculum

  • Ethics
  • Crime Prevention through Environmental Design (CPTED)
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    Ethics


    Ethics for Field Training Officers and Supervisors
    This 8-hour training explores the importance of ethics in leadership, the responsibilities of mentors relating to ethics, and the interplay between culture and ethics. This training provides specific tools for ethical decision making and uses scenarios and classroom interaction to apply those tools. In this training, participants will be able to define the relationship between ethical behavior and officer survival, identify and define the impact of surroundings and relationships on decision making, describe the principles and standards of ethical policing, apply the Constitution, Code of Ethics, and the Golden Rule to ethical decision making, apply a decision-making process to arrive at an ethically sound decision, and explain the importance of modeling ethical decision-making methods to new officers and subordinates.

    Ethics for the Individual Officer
    This three-day class was developed for individual officers to help them: Identify key components of the Law Enforcement Code of Ethics, Understand the evolution of law enforcement historical eras, recognize and understand the professional and legal standards of law enforcement and their implications, use decision-making tools when facing ethical dilemmas, understand Kolberg’s six stages of moral development, identify factors that lead to unethical behavior, understand how ethics apply to the police profession and to their personal lives, participate fully and effectively in case study discussions, identify key points of ethics and moral decision-making, and apply new knowledge to participant’s professional life.
    Ethics In Leadership
    This 16 hour training provides tools to consciously apply ethics in the law enforcement profession and in everyday life. This course is designed to bring police and community members together in an environment conducive to team building and problem solving. It explores social contract theory and culture, as well as leadership practices that enforce and reinforce ethical behavior. At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to: Define ethics, discuss the origin of ethical behavior, apply two of four ethical decision-making models, develop a personal and professional ethical growth plan using the six pillars of character, identify and define the characteristics of effective leadership, identify leadership practices that demonstrate ethical leadership principles, describe the role of professional codes of ethics, discuss the principles of ethical policing, explain the contract between community and government, explain how culture and subculture affect communities, explain the effects of organizational ethics on the relationship with the community, and describe the connectivity between personal, professional, and community ethics.
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    Crime Prevention through Environmental Design (CPTED)


    Safer By Design
    This one-day course is designed to provide basic CPTED principles (natural surveillance, lighting, landscaping, image and maintenance, fences and barriers, activity support, access control and physical security, territorial reinforcement), CPTED team building, and CPTED strategies to address specific criminal activity. This pro-active crime-fighting technique is used to reduce crime, bolster access control, limit criminal escape opportunities, address underlying causes of criminal activity, create a sense of community ownership, decrease community fear of crime, improve quality of life in the community, and serve as a starting point for other community development and improvement programs.

    *A two day “Expanded Theories”‘ delivery is also available.
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