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NCJ Number: 219425 Find in a Library
Title: POST Symposium on Law Enforcement Training Issues II: Summary of Proceedings September 15-17, 1992
Corporate Author: California Cmssn on Peace Officer Standards and Training
United States of America
Date Published: July 1998
Page Count: 85
Sponsoring Agency: California Cmssn on Peace Officer Standards and Training
Sacramento, CA 95816
POST Media Distribution Ctr
Sacramento, CA 95816
Sale Source: POST Media Distribution Ctr
1601 Alhambra Boulevard
Sacramento, CA 95816
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Conference Material
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report presents the outcome of a symposium convened to report on progress since the first symposium on the training of California law enforcement officers in the use of force, cultural awareness, and supervisory accountability.
Abstract: Symposium participants expressed confidence in the direction taken by the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) in developing or improving courses for supervisors and field training officers. Specifically, they commended the courses on "managing fear." Participants recommended that POST increase experiential training, particularly for cultural awareness courses. They also recommended continuation of a study of the benefits and feasibility of merging the academy program with the field training program. The symposium, which was held on September 15-17, 1992, was attended by just over 100 participants who represented various positions in law enforcement, community-based organizations, law enforcement labor groups, and assorted private-sector professional organizations. Two keynote speakers complemented presentations by POST staff, breakout groups, and feedback during plenary sessions. Proceedings are described for each of the 3 days of the symposium. Appendixes present group discussion papers, summaries of plenary sessions, and lists of symposium participants and group members.
Main Term(s): Police training management
Index Term(s): Accountability; Cross-cultural training; Cultural influences; Lawful use of force; Police human relations training; Police training programs
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