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Houston PD – Police Use of Force for Command, Supervisors and Trainers

Houston TX Police Department

Police Use of Force for Command, Supervisors and Trainers
“You can’t manage what you don’t measure.”

Jan 9, 2019  / 0800 – 1600 Hours

In this 8 hour workshop Lt. Dillon will present the most recent and up to date issues that specifically impact Command, Mid-level Managers,  Supervisors and Trainers 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. This is essential training for anyone who reviews or oversees police use of force incidents, investigations or training. We need to quantify use of force incidents thoroughly to be able to manage and analyze.


  • Legal applications of use of force – What is being reported
  • Early intervention by tracking for use of force – What can you learn for tracking
  • Reducing liability in use of force by deploying de-escalation strategies and documentation
  • Reducing liability and increasing officer safety by deploying tactical strategies
  • Strategies on responding to individuals that are considered special populations
  • How to avoid an “Eric Garner case”
  • Curriculum selection process – what and why
  • What to look for when tracking police use of force
  • On scene investigation protocols for supervisors
  • Coordination and strategies dealing with multiple officer engagements
  • Training measurements and performance – You can’t manage what you don’t measure.
  • Video recording issues regarding viewing and reporting
  • Immediate press release strategies ……Plus more.

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Houston TX Police Department
Houston Police Department Training Academy
17000 Aldine Westfield, Houston, TX 77073
Training Division, In-Service Training Unit
Phone: 832-394-2322 /

ONLY $125.00


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