If you have ever been interested in learning about police training techniques, you are invited to attend a Tri-County Symposium on 21st Century Police Training. This unique experience will provide the community a first-hand view of the current techniques and skills that are being taught to police recruits as well as seasoned officers.
This Symposium is a joint effort by the Sheriff's Offices of St. Mary's County, Charles County and Calvert County and will provide the public with a look at state-of-the-art police training techniques and facilities. The Symposium will be held on November 12, 2016, at the Southern Maryland Criminal Justice Academy from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
The agenda for the Symposium includes:
- Overview of law enforcement culture and de-escalation training
- Overview of the police academy and 21st-century programs taught in the academy (e.g. Mental Health First Aid, Autism and Law Enforcement, and Dealing with Victims of Sexual Assault)
- Practical use of simulator and practical experience with simulations
- Sheriffs' roundtable discussion
Register now by contacting your Sheriff’s Office – space is limited – and registration is being accepted on a first come, first served basis.
St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office: Sergeant Richard Russell
301-475-4200, ext. *8062
*Transportation will be provided as needed.
Calvert County Sheriff’s Office: Captain David Payne
Charles County Sheriff’s Office: Captain Kevin Leahy