Facilitator Led Police Training Program
Available from NewPoint Strategies
-An exploration of the issues that police officers face daily, especially when dealing with different backgrounds, ethnicities, religions, and facets of the LGBTQIA+ community.
-Guided exploration of what officers need to learn about these communities and the issues they face.
-The ways that inclusion of police officers and executives who are from different backgrounds can improve teamwork and the safety of all members of a police department.
-How it affects an officer’s ability to be safe and manage conflict in the community.
-An examination of the blind spots that may cause inappropriate responses.
-An exploration of the challenges officers face in dealing with LGBTQIA+ issues.
-A review of topics such as gender identities, terminology/pronouns/symbols, bathrooms, transgender issues, coming out, and being an ally.
-A guided reflection on how colleagues are dealing with these issues.
-Guidance on how to be an “upstander” to those in the LGBTQIA+ community.
Culture of Respect
-Each person’s role in creating a culture of respect within a department.
-How leaders model this behavior most effectively.
-How officers can be allies for people who are different.