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Gangs, Drugs, and Gang Violence (On Our Streets and In Our Schools)
December 2, 2013
This class will focus on recognizing gang signs, activities, and how gangs perpetuate their life style. Taught by Sgt. Ed Bruce of the IMPD Gang Unit, and Det. Steve Schafer of the IMPD Computer and Digital Forensics Unit; you will receive the latest information effecting this growing problem throughout our state. Hosted by Indiana Drug Enforcement Association. Details.
Rights of School and Police Personnel: Managing Your School Environment
December 4, 2013
Presented by John More. Program is co-sponsored by the Vigo County School Corporation, and is available to all educators, law enforcement, and school safety partners. This training provides an A-Z overview of search, seizure, gang intervention, police-school authority, metal detectors, canine, off-campus conduct, parent notification, interrogation vs. questioning, and more! Registration and additional information are available here.
Reid Interviewing and Interrogations
December 10, 2013
Presented by Joseph Buckley. Program is co-sponsored by the Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation. Topics include verbal/nonverbal cues of deception, and how to develop and phrase conversation that leads to admission and cooperation. Registration and additional information is available here.
Social Networking for Educators: Implications for Safety, Ethics, and Beyond
March 11, 2014
Presented by national presenter Scott Harvey, and Chuck Cohen of the Indiana State Police. Program is co-sponsored by Penn-Harris-Madison Community Schools and is available to all educators, law enforcement, and school safety partners. Sessions will focus on social media and how it relates to bullying, educator ethics, online predators, and school violence. Registration and additional information are available here.
School Safety Specialist Advanced Academy
April 22-23, 2014
This training is only available to certified school safety specialists, law enforcement, and their guests. Topics and agenda TBA. Lodging will be provided for non-commuters traveling 75 miles each direction. Registration and additional information will be made available in January 2014.
New School Safety Specialists
Basic training registration is also available for new School Safety Specialists. These forms are available here.
The Indiana School Safety Specialist Academy provides ongoing, certified training and information on national and state best practices, as well as exemplary resources for school safety, security, intervention/prevention, and emergency preparedness planning. School safety specialists aretrained to lead the development and implementation of school safety practices which will provide safe educational environments for all students in Indiana. The Indiana Department of Education's website contains a list of upcoming programs.