Recent images seen in the media have sparked citizens to be concerned with an officer’s duty to intervene. Because of this concern, agencies are developing policies and implementing new procedures to help alleviate potential issues with intervention and post custody care. The focus of such policies should describe when an officer should intervene, how it should be reported, and how it should be documented. Post custody care procedures will also be discussed to ensure officers are trained in recognizing the need for medical attention by proper personnel, with minimal delay if needed.
This is a 4 hour course.