Instructor Skills for Promoting Inclusion, Anti-Bias and Justice Education
Topeka, Kansas, USA
Successful completion of this program will prepare officers to conduct diversity training within their organizations and academies.
Law enforcement is charged with relating to all segments of their communities in a fair and impartial manner. Familiarization with communication styles, customs, language and behavior patterns of various cultures, ethnic groups and non-traditional populations will strengthen the quality of police services and departmental image. This course will offer several strategies for improving community relations and workforce diversity.
- Linking multicultural education to enhancing officer safety
- Examining conscious and unconscious bias and its effect on personal and professional behavior
- Understanding the historical relationship between law enforcement and communities of color
- Leveraging cross-cultural communication styles to minimize conflict.
- Embracing procedural justice to ensure citizens are treated with dignity, respect, and given voice
- Exploring tools of tolerance and understanding through experiential learning
- $850 per person (includes all materials)
8:30am to 4:30pm M-Th; 8:30am to 12:30pm Fri
Who Should Attend
- Police instructors
- Community relations specialists
- Community advocates
- Police managers/supervisors
*This course is best suited for individuals with prior training experience.
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.
The Institute for Law Enforcement Administration provides professional education and technical support to the law enforcement community.
A registrant in an ILEA program must be a sworn officer; a civilian employee of a law enforcement department; or an employee of a municipal, county or state agency.
Anyone interested in attending an ILEA program who does not meet the above standard requirements will need to request advance approval. Such requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
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