Investigations can be approached in many different ways, and no one way is guaranteed to work for every case. Even if the crime is the same, sometimes consensual contacts are the best option, but are often utilized as a last resort when probable cause or reasonable suspicion have not been
Advanced Public Safety Peer Support
This 1-day course covers basic and advanced topics for setting up, managing, and operating an effective Peer Support Program within public safety agencies. Attendees will acquire knowledge, gain confidence, be better prepared for crisis, and find greater support. Use this link to sign up, https://www.frfirst.com/courses/
Reconstructions for Child/Infant Death Scenes
Join us for this 3 hour webinar to learn how to do a proper scene reconstruction for infant and child death scenes, improve your skills, and learn strategies for how to obtain better information from grieving caregivers. Our instructor, Lisa Mayhew, is a SME in the area of child death
Patrol Response to Child Deaths
In this 3 hour webinar, we will be discussing the mechanisms of death that first responding officers will typically encounter, how they can be interpreted, proper notifications that need to be made, and how their actions at the initial scene impact the proceeding death investigation.
Advanced CIT: Crisis Resolution in the Call Center
Course is 4 hours of self-paced material followed by 4 hours of Zoom course. This course is structured to provide foundational knowledge at the student’s own pace, then come together in class to put new skills into practice. Must be affiliated with law enforcement agency to register. This course is
Crisis Intervention & De-Escalation
Course provides techniques to effectively intervene and de-escalate crises involving people with disabilities, mental illness, and substance abuse disorders. Course emphasizes the core concepts of de-escalation and how officer mindset can impact an interaction. CA POST certified and IADLEST Certified.
Advanced CIT: Youth in Crisis
This course focuses on youth brain development, causes and nature of youth crises, de-escalation and crisis intervention skills, and effective communication skills. Peace officers must understand how youth in crisis differ from adults in crisis and how specialized approaches can result in improved decision-making, reduction in situational intensity, and outcomes
Free 1 hour webinar introducing our Special Victim Training Program instructors. This session will introduce our Founder and Child Death Instructor, Lisa Mayhew.
Patrol Response to Child Deaths
The importance of the role of patrol officers responding to a child death cannot be underestimated but is often overlooked. Actions taken or not taken during the initial response have ramifications that may impact the investigation at every stage. This course will address critical aspects of child deaths specific to
Child Death Investigation
This course offers a comprehensive view into the deaths of children that law enforcement encounters both as patrol officers and investigators. The first day addresses all manners and mechanisms of death. The perspective of the materials is that of the pathologist, and how they come to the final determinations of