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Broward County FL – Use of Force for Executives – Command, Supervisors and Trainers

Broward County Sheriff’s
Use of Force for Executives – Command, Supervisors and Trainers
A Systematic Approach
September 21, 2015

The training will examine the most recent and up to date issues that specifically impact executive, mid-level managers and supervisors concerning police use of force incidents. This overview concentrates on multiple issues ranging from daily officer citizen complaints to investigative issues involving deadly force encounters. Instruction uses lecture and case review. You can’t manage it if your don’t analyze and measure it.

Lt. Dillon has recently been brought into the hot spots of the country such as St Louis MO as well as Albuquerque New Mexico to address use of force issues within the agency. This is not a legal review class, it’s a program on how the entire agency can learn to properly determine training needs of the agency, how to measure use of force incidents and how to analyze the information.

This is what you all had to say pertaining to the Use of Force for Command, Supervisors and Trainers.

What did you hope to gain by attending this course?
• “I expected to get a nugget, but got a whole basket full.”
• “A different perspective on use of force issues.”
• “Liability issues, training for use of force in how to make our documentation process better.”
• “Wanted to obtain new strategies related to use of force incidents involving subordinates.”
• “More knowledge of use-of-force.”
• “Knowledge and updates. “
• “New info that is out there.”
• “A better understanding on different approaches to use of force.”
• “Latest updates on use of force.”
• “Insight into force application issues in recent publicize incidents.”
• “A better understanding of police use of force evaluations in review.”
• “A better insight into different direction to address use of force incidents.”

Please identify any new information or techniques you gain by taking this course?
• “Cognitive behavior, definitions, decision-making.”
• “Excellent material, verbiage and different use of force techniques.”
• “Collecting data that could help in future flying officers for early intervention.”
• “Why people react the way they do in use of force incidents.”
• “Value of police reporting, sympathetic nervous system and tear a sympathetic nervous system.”
• “Learn to plan and strategy.”
• |”Varying ideas of all use of force reporting in policy examples.”
• “Write use of force reports prior to a viewing video of incident, new VIP procedures regarding frequency of trigger.”
• “Public perception is paramount to the success of our mission.”
• “To allow the individual involved in a use of force to regroup prior to writing their report.”
• “The misunderstandings of use of force.”
• “Perception by video when we don’t show efforts to de-escalate.”
• “Tactical communication and de-escalation.”
• “More relevant data needs to be gathered research in assessed by the agency.”
• “More appropriate language to use when documenting use-of-force how to improve the agency’s understanding of use of force in the current climate of the nation.”
• “In reinforces the idea thoughts give one new one tools too.”
• “Quantum of force section, how the brain works, re-enforced as current knowledge and understanding of use of force issues.”
• “This class provided realistic plans of action and useful strategies and responding to resistance also this class provided clear reasoning for proper documentation and keeping statistics.”
• “Data breakdown in use of force incidents. Adding stimulus based training at the end of techniques.”
• “Other agency issues methods of takedowns brain functions in operations.”
• “The propensity of litigation in the necessity to meet a statistical data related to force.”
• “Importance of training, use of force options and techniques available.”
• “The importance of allowing staff to Re-collect the accounts of critical incidents over 2 to 3 days in not forcing immediate reports.”
• “How to better articulate use of force to have a greater success in court.”
• “De-escalation training, quantum of force, diversion tactics, on scene potential three on scene quarterback, LOCKUP training.”
• “Importance of reviewing use of force through the lens of the employee but more importantly emphasizing to employee the importance of viewing each use of force as potentially being on the news.

Would You recommend this course to someone else?

*100% of attending students stated that would recommend this course that it shall
• “Detailed articulation of content was provided in the manner that can help me make improvements.”
• “This course is important to line staff.”
• Department trainer instructors should attend this course.”
• “Provides the latest updates available on use of force.”
• “Definitely, it was thought provoking and dynamic.”
• “The instructor stress that the sergeants are the agency’s quarterbacks and I feel the training will be beneficial to them.”
• “All line staff and supervisors should be required to take this course if funding is available.”
• “Lieutenant Dillon is supremely qualified and competent the materials taught our relevant in today’s law enforcement climate.”
• “All law enforcement officers should be exposed to this information on use of force to better serve the community.”
• “This course providing more practical communication and de-escalation strategies and better detailed report writing to minimize liability… more command level and trainers as well as politicians in media and all current state attorney’s investigators.”
• “Everyone needs it now and not in the future.”
• “Essential information that every officer should understand.”
• “Intelligence speaker in great course content .”
• Lt. “K.D.” is very knowledgeable and effective at relaying the information in a classroom environment.”
• “Every deputy should take this class for the simple fact that it helps you understand how the brain works your stressful situation also helped In avoiding litigation.”
• Lieutenant Dillon delivered a solid course keeping your attention why covering realistic objectives.”

Current issues and concerns facing law enforcement
Legal applications of use of force
Early Intervention tracking for use of force
Reducing liability in use of force by deploying de-escalation strategies
Reducing liability and increasing officer safety by deploying tactical strategies
Strategies on less lethal force options
What to look for when tracking police use of force
On scene investigation protocols
Assessment of force before during and after the deployment
Coordination and strategies dealing with multiple officer engagements
Training measurements and performance
Attention and how it relates to use of force
Video recording issues pro and con
Immediate press release strategies
Taser issues and training
Plus more…

Lt. Christopher J. Mulligan
Broward County Sheriff’s Office
2601 W Broward Blvd. Fort Lauderdale FL
EMAIL / OFFICE 954.321.4716
Sept. 21, 2015

* Group rates available, Call 860.436.6975

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