LODD Law Enforcement Executive Training: 

A Chief's/Sheriff's Guide to Responding to a Line of Duty Death



Tuesday, October 24, 2023 at 8:00 PM PDT
Wednesday, October 25, 2023 at 5:00 PM PDT

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West Richland Police Training Building 
7920 W Van Giesen St
West Richland, WA 99353

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Behind the Badge Foundation 


One of the most traumatic events facing a law enforcement agency is the loss of one of their own in a Line of Duty Death. Incidents such as an LODD are defining moments affecting families, agencies and communities. How an agency administrator and leadership plan, prepare, and respond to this interpersonal trauma have long lasting impacts.

In this training for Command and Executive Staff


You will learn...

  • How to be best prepared to meet the needs of the affected family and agency
  • An overview of the decisions that will need to be made in the immediate and long term aftermath of an LoDD
  • How an Incident Management Team structure may play a role in planning a LoDD Memorial Service
  • How to navigate the benefits process 
  • Long term care strategies for the family and for the agency


Traning Details

  • This training is open to current Washington State Law Enforcement and Corrections personnel who would likely be placed in a decision making role in the aftermath of a Line of Duty Death 
  • This training is provided at no cost (other than personal expenses)
  • This is a two day training from 8:00am to 5:00pm on 10/24 & 10/25
  • The material is designed for Chiefs, Sheriffs, Command Staff, First Level Supervisors and Honor Guard Commanders
  • Dress code : Business Casual 
  • Coffee and snacks will be available to participants. Meals are on your own.
  • Space is at a premium and class size is limited - register early 


Presenters Include: 

Brian Johnston, Executive Director,  Behind the Badge Foundation Sergeant, Monroe Police Department (Ret.)

Meg DiBucci, Programs and Services Director, Behind the Badge Foundation Detective, Everett Police Department (Ret.) 

Chief Cherie Harris, Kirkland Police Department

Undersheriff Darren Ullman (Ret)., Cowlitz County Sheriff's Office



2023 LODD LE Exec. Training Registration W. Richland