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Breach Point

Personal & Professional Breakthroughs for Police Officers

Mar. 12, 2019
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuition:  Free
ILEAS Training Center
1701 East Main St.
Urbana, IL 61802
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Certification

This course is certified by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board.

Training Mandates

This course meets state guidelines for the following mandated subject areas:

  • Cultural Competency  (every 3 yrs.)
  • Procedural Justice  (every 3 yrs.)

Description

In a chaotic and unpredictable world of plummeting moral standards, our nation’s police officers are facing stressors that can have predictable and profoundly negative impact upon their lives, careers and families.  This course will assist those attending in gaining a distinctly different perspective on the unique and potentially problematic consequences of performing well within a law enforcement culture.  Officers, supervisors and those who assist them will reflect upon the traumas and triumphs associated with modern law enforcement, and how these influence the pivotal balance between professional and personal relationships.

An experienced law enforcement executive and educator will guide law enforcement personnel in understanding a variety of best practice approaches for addressing these issues.  This training will provide a new set of skills designed to assist contemporary knights maintain a balanced, meaningful and rewarding lifestyle, while maintaining and protecting the nobility found in their servant’s spirit.

Topics

  • Removing classic frustrations encountered by police officers
  • The caustic risks of performing well in law enforcement
  • How the dynamics of control and trust negatively influence officer attitudes
  • Learning how to self-motivate on the street, in the agency, and at home
  • The consequences of rewarding cynicism
  • How to lead and inspire those who anticipate the worst in everything
  • Being an optimistic leader among a sea of professional pessimists
  • Recognizing the symptoms of stress
  • How police stress differs significantly from other jobs
  • Preventative programs to reduce and monitor distress
  • Why officers are at greater risk for alcohol abuse, divorce, and suicide

Instructor

Kent Williams

Kent Williams, Chief of Police (Ret.)
Breach Point ConsultingRead more

Deadline

Please register for this course by February 26.