Law Enforcement

De-Escalation & Tactical Decision Making for Patrol (ONLINE WEBINAR FORMAT)

May 10 2021 - Jul 14 2021

Description

This training is designed to introduce students to the eleven cognitive skills identified in the Cognitive Task Analysis for the law enforcement domain and to improve decision making abilities of novice officers as well as officer safety best practices. The training will also benefit Field Training Officers to better evaluate new officers in FTO for their decision-making ability. The online format for this course is held through a live, interactive "Zoom" platform. This course will be fully synchronous with the requirement that student projects and homework must be completed between the mentoring sessions. This course provides updated legislative content of Penal Code Section 835a. A computer with camera/microphone, internet access and Zoom meeting software is required.

Designed For

 Patrol Officers within their first five years, as well as seasoned officers and FTO's

Hours

 24

 

Location

ONLINE

POST CCN: 2540-20182-20-003

Meeting days/times

There will be a total of 16 hours of self-paced scenarios/homework and 8 hours of live guided discussion/mentoring. Attendees are required to complete 4 hours of self-paced scenarios/homework on ShadowBox before each 1 hour and 15 minutes of guided discussions/mentoring on Zoom. A computer with camera/microphone, internet access and Zoom meeting software is required.

Please see the following breakdown of live-interactive Zoom meetings:

Introductory Class (2 hours, must attend one of the following):
• Monday 10 May, 0900-1100 hours
• Tuesday 11 May, 1500-1700 hours
• Wednesday 12 May, 2100-2300 hours
• Make-up TBD (if needed)

***Students must complete 4 hours of self-paced scenarios/homework on Shadowbox for Block 1 PRIOR to the live Guided Discussion***

Guided Discussion – Block 1 (75 min., must attend one of the following):
• Monday 24 May, 0900-1015 hours
• Tuesday 25 May, 1500-1615 hours
• Wednesday 26 May, 2100-2215 hours
• Thursday 27 May, TBD

***Students must complete 4 hours of self-paced scenarios/homework on Shadowbox for Block 2 PRIOR to the live Guided Discussion***

Guided Discussion – Block 2 (75 min., must attend one of the following):
• Monday 7 June, 0900-1015 hours
• Tuesday 8 June, 1500-1615 hours
• Wednesday 9 June, 2100-2215 hours
• Thursday 10 June, TBD

***Students must complete 4 hours of self-paced scenarios/homework on Shadowbox for Block 3 PRIOR to the live Guided Discussion***

Guided Discussion – Block 3 (75 min., must attend one of the following):
• Monday 21 June, 0900-1015 hours
• Tuesday 22 June, 1500-1615 hours
• Wednesday 23 June, 2100-2215 hours
• Thursday 24 June, TBD

***Students must complete 4 hours of self-paced scenarios/homework on Shadowbox for Block 4 PRIOR to the live Guided Discussion***

Guided Discussion – Block 4 (75 min., must attend one of the following):
• Tuesday 6 July, 0900-1015 hours
• Tuesday 6 July, 1500-1615 hours
• Wednesday 7 July, 2100-2215 hours
• Thursday 8 July, TBD

Wrap-Up Class (1 hour, must attend one of the following):
• Monday 12 July, 0900-1000 hours
• Tuesday 13 July, 1500-1600 hours
• Wednesday 14 July, 2100-2000 hours
• Make-up TBD (if needed)

Fees

Fees Waived

Late Cancellation Fee

Cancellation Deadline 4/26/21

Payment Information

All classes require full payment or a designated deposit at time of reservation. We accept Visa and MasterCard (a transaction fee of 2% will apply), cash, money order and cashier’s checks (made payable to SBRPSTC). Agency billing may also be arranged. Financial aid and VA benefits may be available.

*ALL FEES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE. When possible, students will be advised of any fee changes prior to course start date. Tuition fee increases made at any time by the State Chancellor’s office may require collection of additional fees from students.

Students who have not lived in California for at least one (1) year and (1) day prior to start of college semester or do not meet other college criteria may be considered “out-of-state” students, and subject to additional fees to the ones listed above. Please check with our staff for details and exact costs.

Reservations

Agency personnel: please phone in (or email to: sbrpstc@theacademy.ca.gov) the following information:

  • Class Requested
  • Agency Name
  • Training Officer (TO) Name
  • TO's Email Address
  • Phone Number
  • Attendee Name(s), Email Address, DOB
  • Method of payment if applicable

Self-sponsored students: Contact our main office at (408) 229-4299 to register. Be prepared to submit full or partial payment, depending on the class

Non-U.S. Citizens: If you are not a U.S. citizen but have a Permanent Resident card, email a copy of the front and back of the card (indicate the class in which you are registering) to: sbrpstc@theacademy.ca.gov

Cancellation/Refund Policy

All classes require full payment due by or before the first day of class. Out of consideration for people who are on a waiting list, your reservation must be cancelled no later than 30 days prior to first day of class. After the 30-day cancellation period, students/agencies will forfeit a minimum of $50 for materials expenses associated with unexcused cancellations. Substitutions or transfer of your reservation to another student is permitted upon approval.

Course Cancellation by South Bay

Each class has a minimum enrollment requirement. If the minimum enrollment is not reach for the course three weeks prior to the beginning of the class, the class may be cancelled and any deposits/payments will be refunded in full.