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COPS Training: Ethics and Integrity Training

Ethics and Integrity Training

Training Course: Ethics for the Individual Officer
Mode of Delivery: Web-based (Online)
Training Provider: Community Policing Learning Portal
Target Audience: Law Enforcement and Intelligence Community

Course Description: The COPS Office and the FBI Virtual Academy have teamed to provide Ethics for the Individual Officer, a free online course available to the law enforcement and intelligence community.  Law enforcement officers encounter dilemmas that few people in other professions do. With true-to-life scenarios, streaming video, and an interactive format, this online course will empower you to answer ethical questions that arise.

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Training Course: Promoting Fair and Impartial Policing Training
Mode of Delivery: Classroom (Train-the-Trainer)
Training Provider: University of South Florida & Circle Solutions
Target Audience: Law Enforcement Officers

Course Description: The Fair and Impartial Policing TOT Program allows teams of trainers, from academies and other law enforcement training organizations, to learn to implement both the recruit/patrol officers’ and first-line supervisors’ curricula.  This 2.5 day TOT “walks” trainers through every aspect of the Fair and Impartial Policing Training Program and provides opportunities to “practice” teaching the modules of both curricula.  At the conclusion of the TOT, trainers will be able to:

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Training Course: Education-Based Discipline Program – Alternative to Employee Discipline
Mode of Delivery: Informational Briefings, Informational Video, Train-the-Trainer sessions, and EBD trainings
Training Provider: Regional Community Policing Institute - California
Target Audience: Law Enforcement Professionals, city/county managers, police union leaders, police oversight members, police psychologists

Course Description: The Education-Based Discipline (EBD) program is a progressive disciplinary program that ensures employee accountability and development of a tailored remedial plan designed to lessen the likelihood of recurring offenses.  EBD provides an option for employees to voluntarily participate in an individualized remedial plan that emphasizes education, training, and other creative interventions which promote a successful outcome.  The education and training program focuses on problem-solving and self-management; skill enhancement; boundary recognition; substance misuse/abuse awareness; character reinforcement; and mitigating and aggravating factors. The employee’s changed behavior will advance community policing, agency effectiveness, and employee morale.  The training and technical assistance provided by the Regional Community Policing Institute- CA will include EBD informational briefings, an Informational Video, as well as Train-the-Trainer classes for two ethics classes offered to EBD participants.

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Training Course:Procedural Justice for Law Enforcement Agencies: Organizational Change through the Integration of Procedural Justice Core Principles into Decision Making and Policies.
Mode of Delivery: Classroom
Training Provider: Center for Public Safety and Justice at the University of Illinois (Springfield)
Target Audience: Law Enforcement Managers and Supervisors (sworn and non-sworn)

Course Description: The procedural justice curriculum will expand emphasis on procedural justice and its core principles throughout law enforcement, focusing on respect, legitimacy, and the concept of fairness ultimately demonstrated in interactions between law enforcement and the community. The purpose of the curriculum is to create a broader awareness of procedural justice and its core principles; provide practical steps to integrate procedural justice at the organizational level by training law enforcement executives on how to incorporate procedural justices core principles into organizational decision-making and policies; and to help agencies create an environment where procedural justices core principles become standard practice. The curriculum will guide users on implementation considerations and strategies, raising their awareness and aiding them in becoming more effective in fostering an environment where procedural justice core principles become a standard practice within law enforcement and policing.

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