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Foundations for Strategic Awareness

Apr. 24, 2019
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuition:  Free
Champaign Police Dept.
82 East University Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820
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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:

  • Use of Force  (annual)
  • Civil Rights  (every 3 yrs.)
  • Constitutional & Proper Use of Authority  (every 3 yrs.)
  • Cultural Competency  (every 3 yrs.)
  • Human Rights  (every 3 yrs.)
  • Procedural Justice  (every 3 yrs.)


This course is designed to help officers identify core character traits that affect officer safety, interpersonal relationships, community interactions, and leadership potential.  The program will explore high-core value applications that will enhance officer effectiveness and improve performance in all areas of personal and professional life.


  • Enhancing officer safety
  • Precursors to violent or aggressive behavior
  • De-escalation options and skill development
  • Law and policy guides for police behavior
  • Facing community perceptions of police bias
  • Increasing community satisfaction with L.E. contacts
  • Significantly reducing civilian complaints
  • Increasing citizen cooperation
  • The power of “Unconditional Respect”
  • Serving and protecting vulnerable populations
  • Interpersonal effectiveness at work
  • Increasing communication effectiveness
  • Lowering an officers’ personal stress level
  • Maintaining stable personal relationships


Charles Huth

Charles Huth, Major
Kansas City (MO) Police Dept.Read more