Police-Media Relations

Make the Connection: Media Relations and a Healthy Public Image

- in Plano, Texas, USA

ILEA Headquarters
at The Center for American and International Law
5201 Democracy Drive
Plano, Texas 75024

Online registration is closed.  Please bring your completed registration form to the door. 

Past Event

Credits:21 Hours TCOLE Credit

Overview

Participants will gain insight into the print and broadcast media - who they are and why they do things the way they do. In addition, class members will develop skills in building trust with outside information groups, preparing and presenting your message, crisis management and organizing the functions of a public information office. Finally, this course will help executives and spokespersons communicate more effectively with their many publics. This course will include an in-depth evaluation to provide managers with the skills to deal with changing news media in an electronic age.

Tuition

Tuition includes all instruction and handouts. Lodging and meals are excluded.

  • $425 ILEA Member
  • $475 Non-member

Topics

  • Media mistakes made by police agencies
  • CALEA Community Relations
  • PR during hostage-taking and terrorist incidents
  • Issuing news releases; planning news conferences
  • Pitching the media
  • Marketing your agency
  • Law enforcement ethics in a media-saturated society
  • Closing air space during critical incidents
  • News events checklists
  • Managing an interview

Who Should Attend?

This course is designed for managers and executives as well as public information officers in law enforcement and emergency service agencies.

Schedule

Wednesday through Friday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Overnight Accommodations

Hyatt Place Dallas/Plano
3100 Dallas Parkway
Plano, Texas 75093
Tel: 972.378.3997

Group Rate: $90.00 ++ per night
Group rate is valid on: 11/11/14 – 11/14/14

Booking Instructions

Book online at dallasplano.place.hyatt.com - Type in Arrival/Departure Dates
Select the Offers and Gift Certificates Option
In the second field titled Corporate or Group Code, enter: G-CL29
or
Call us at 972.378.3997
Provide Arrival and Departure dates
Mention Group: Cailaw – Police-Media Relations

Please make reservations by Tuesday 10/28/14.

Reservations received after this date are not guaranteed availability and will be booked at the hotel’s best available rate.

TCOLE Credit

Law enforcement personnel attending this course are eligible for eight (21) hours of Texas Commission on Law Enforcement  (TCOLE) credit.

Course Cancellation Policy

Occasionally, the Institute for Law Enforcement Administration (ILEA) may be forced to cancel a scheduled program. Whenever possible, the decision to cancel is made at least fourteen days prior to the start of the program, and registered participants are notified once that decision has been made. If the distance to the training site requires that you make airline and/or hotel reservations, please contact ILEA (+1.972.244.3430) to inquire about the status of any program before making travel arrangements. While paid registrations in cancelled courses will be refunded in full, ILEA will not be responsible for monetary loss due to cancellations or changes in airline or hotel reservations.

Registrar: +1.972.244.3404
ILEA: +1.972.244.3430 
Fax: +1.972.244.3431
E-Mail: ilea@cailaw.org