Priority

5

Training & Education

Training & Education

Pillar Five

Training & Education

High quality training and training innovation hubs • Engage community members in trainings • Leadership training for all officers • National postgraduate program of policing for senior executives • Incorporate the following in basic recruit and in-service trainings: o Policing in a democratic society o Implicit bias and cultural responsiveness o Social interaction skills and tactical skills o Disease of addiction o Crisis intervention teams (mental health) to Reinforce policies on sexual misconduct and sexual harassment o How to work with LGBT and gender nonconforming populations • Higher education for law enforcement officers • Use of technology to improve access to and quality of training • Improve field training officer programs

1. Review state’s accreditation program and explore ways to support both state or national accreditation for all police departments in CT

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