Monday, July 30, 2018 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM CDT
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St.Paul Police-Richard Rowan Training Facility 
600 Lafayette Rd North
St. Paul, MN 55130

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Sergeant Mary Brodt 
St Paul Police Department's Professional Development Institute 

Dynamics of Officer/Citizen Encounters-July 30, 2018-External 

The St. Paul Police Professional Development Institute is proud to sponsor, Dynamics of Officer/Citizen Encounters. 

Police interactions with citizens are in the national spotlight. What previously wouldn’t have made the local paper now makes national news. Officers need tools to effectively engage citizens in a professional manner without compromising their own safety in the process. That’s why Dynamics of Officer/ Citizen Encounters was created. Through guided discussions, video analysis and case studies, participants will examine:

  • Current Research about the Threats to Officer Safety
  • Going Beyond the Buzzwords: A New Look at De-escalation
  • Know Your Authority: Keeping Contacts Lawful
  • Adaptive Decision Making: Tools for Increased Safety
  • What Pushes Your Buttons? Improving Emotional Intelligence
  • Unconditional Respect: An Officer Safety Tool

Instructor: John Bostain: 

Accomplished & goal-oriented law enforcement trainer and expert offering vast experience in police operations, use of force, and law enforcement training, having trained more than 15,000 officers nationally and internationally.  2012 Law Officer Magazine Trainer of the Year.  Member of several professional organizations, which include positions as Advisory Board member of multiple organizations.  Current Instructor for the DOJ Valor For Blue and Below 100 Officer Safety Programs.


COST: $180 per person

MN POST Credits: 8