Basic Community Policing
This five-part course is designed to introduce tribal police officers to common issues in Indian Country and to the basic principles of community policing. The course introduces the social developmental skill building required for tribal communities to resist drug and alcohol use and abuse, and engage in proactive problem solving methodologies in accordance with Community Policing concepts, processes and techniques. This course also introduces tribal police officers to best practices for law enforcement.
- Create awareness of the dangers of substance abuse to include Synthetic, Over-the-Counter and Prescription Drug abuse and inhalants.
- Assist in the development of community oriented prevention plans.
- Create strategies for building effective community coalitions to include law enforcement, youth, social services, spiritual community, and tribal courts.
- Understand promising approaches to crime prevention, intervention and suppression.
- Create a depository of subject related resource materials and glossaries.
- Examine community policing concepts and principles as they relate to substance abuse and community crime prevention.
Learners who complete every unit with a passing grade are eligible for 0.5 CEU from George Mason University. You may leave the course and resume where you left off at any time.
Indian Country Training Institute (ICTI) is a subsidiary of Lamar Associates, a 100% Native owned company. More about us at www.indiancountrytraining.net
This course is designed to provide a refresher for police officer as it relates to writing effective reports. Tops will include examining the essential elements of field notes, essential elements of the narrative report, definitions of the NCIC short format thumbnail sketch, and an example of a narrative report and format.
The mental health of law enforcement officers is a critical issue. Those involved in law enforcement, and their families, are subjected to stressors unlike any other group in the U.S. This course was prepared “by cops, for cops” in hopes that the information gained here will encourage officers to address the destructive effects of stress before they become serious.
This course will examine the role of stress on law enforcement officers.
- Causal factors
- Mental and physical signs and symptoms
- Recommendations for reducing stress and its effects.
Inhalant Abuse Prevention
This course is designed to give the participant an overview of the problems associated with inhalant abuse. With this information, the law enforcement officer should be better equipped to recognize and interdict cases of inhalant abuse.
In addition, participants should have a foundational awareness to assist in developing educational programs in the community.
Community Policing from an American Indian perspective. This course offers a great overview of how Native communities can benefit from the management philosophy of Community Policing. Community policing on tribal lands must take into account aspects of law enforcement unique to Indian Country and the influences of Native culture.
Prescription, Synthetic, and Over-the-Counter Drug Abuse Awareness
This course increases awareness of prescription, synthethic and over the counter drug abuse. The course covers such topics as prescription drug diversion, proper disposal, cough medicines and synthetic drugs such as K-2 Spice (synthetic marijuana), and bath salts.