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Basic Crowd Behavior and Dynamics–
This program was developed to help public safety personnel to understand the dynamics of crowds and associated behaviors of individuals in a crowd setting in order to better predict and mitigate potential public safety hazards. Capt. Richards Nable, formally of Atanta and Fulton County PD,provides an overview of some of the safety risks associated with high-density crowds and with mass panic in a crowd setting. The course is based on human behavior models and practical applications through video evidence from the scenes of several different crowd tragedies. This video will cover learning to identify pre-incident indicators that a crowd may be becoming dangerous or unstable, ways to prevent or mitigate undesirable outcomes, panic behaviors that can create casualties in certain crowd events and how to plan an effective response.
De-Escalation: What is really is and how to do it–
Over 90% of all crisis situations are emotionally driven. This video, by hostage/crisis negotiator Chris Stokes, examines crisis states from a mechanical perspective. By understanding and manipulating the components of a crisis and the variables that influence them, we can return subjects in crisis to a more rational state of mind. With active listening as the primary tool for de-escalation, students are challenged to approach crisis situations with humility, using empathy to understand and de-escalate the subject in crisis.
Surviving After the Shooting–
Perry Bartles, a 23-year police veteran will help prepare officers for critical incidents by looking at what to expect both during and after the shooting encounter. A critical incident is stressful enough, but most officers report that what comes next is the worst part. This video is designed to offer protection by preparing officers for what they should expect of the incident and beyond. Sometimes understanding the process and preparing for the unknown can prevent emotional and psychological injuries.
Managing your stress–
Lisa Wimberger, founder of the Neurosculpting Institute talks with Law Enforcement Expert Dave Smith about reasonable ways for officers to manage common types of stress.
One cop's struggle with PTSD–
Betsy Brantner-Smith interviews Mort Dzikansky about his experiences with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder following 9/11 and his assignment of analyzing suicide bombers in Israel.
Ontario Provincial Police Association - "Here for You" Video–
Times have changed -- Ontario and Canada face new challenges, from white collar crime to cyberbullies. That's why we're here for our communities. We're here for you. Our members work hard every day to keep our communities safe, healthy, and prosperous. Smart, well-trained, and committed, our members provide effective (and cost-effective) policing services to 322 Ontario communities. From Essex to Thessalon to Thunder Bay -- across nearly a million square kilometres of land and 100,000 square kilometres of waterways -- our members are proud to serve.
Thai Boxing Tool for Law Enforcement–
Diana Rathborne demonstrates how to use Thai boxing as a tool to maximize body mechanics and even stress relief.
Emergency Radio Traffic - Training under Stress–
How do you revert to training while under stress? The radio call is important, and discussed here.
Tony Aeilts: Hiring Dispatchers–
In this video, Dave Smith talks with Tony Aeilts about the difficulties in hiring dispatchers. Tony particularly stresses the importance of informing applicants of the potential stresses involved in the position.
Alexis Artwohl: Job Stress - Memory & Decision Making–
In this segment, Doug Wyllie consults with veteran psychologist Alexis Artwohl about her research working with officers who have experienced post-shooting distress.
Darrell Ross: Stress and Use of Force–
In this video, Dr. Darrell Ross talks to Dave Smith about how stress affects police officers physiologically and how research in this area can lead to improved training programs.
Artwohl: Job Stress - Myths & Truths–
Doug Wyllie sits down with Police Psychologist, Alexis Artwohl, to discuss the myths and truths of stress on the job. She talks about the importance of focus and having the proper mindset before going on duty for the day. There are rituals to help prepare for work, but also rituals to follow after work to make a smooth transition from work life to home life.
How to Utilize Heart Rate Monitors in Police Fitness Training–
Renowned police trainer, Kathy Vonk, discusses her use of heart rate monitors to help academy participants realize how hard they are working themselves. Monitors are commonly used to measure stress performance in reality based training.
Bill Lewinski: Force Science Institute–
In this PoliceOneTV Original, Dave Smith interviews Dr. Bill Lewinski, a leading researcher in the performance of law enforcement officers under stress. His research is leading the way in explaining, understanding, improving and defending the actions of law enforcement officers throughout the world. For more information:
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