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Utah Prosecution Council 2015 Spring Conference - April 16-17th, 2015 - Sheraton Salt Lake City Hotel
The Utah Prosecution Council is hosting their annual Legislative & Case Law Update Spring Conference on April 16-17, 2015 in downtown Salt Lake City.  More information about the conference can be found here.


Announcing the 8th Annual Utah Governor's Public Safety Summit - May 5 & 6, 2015 - Davis Conference Center, Layton, Utah
All Law Enforcement and those in related fields are invited to attend this two-day event of outstanding presentations and workshops highlighting the need for all to work, plan and train together.  The conference provides a good networking opportunity to meet others in your field and to learn new strategies for being prepared for future events. Continual conference information will be available on the Utah DPS website


Utah K-9 Ballistic Vest Program

Supportive Utah citizens and the Utah State Legislature have united to create the Utah K-9 Ballistic Vest Program.  This program is designed to provide ballistic vests to law enforcement K-9's around the State of Utah, as program funds permit.  As of November 1, 2014, the Department of Public Safety Commissioner's Office will be accepting applications.  Click here to download the application that is required to be submitted via mail or fax.  If you have any questions, please contact POST Director Scott Stephenson at 801-256-3222 and/or reference Title 53 Chapter 16 Part 2 Section 201 and 301.


Building Analytical Capacity: A BJA IADLEST Webinar for Police Professionals

"Getting the Most out of Crime Analysis"  This no-cost webinar covers a set of key principles and best practices that can help agencies effectively develop and manage crime analysis programs and, most importantly, make the best operational use of crime analysis products.  The session covers important concerns with training (both analysts and officers), data quality, development of policies and plans, and crafting targeted responses bases on crime bulletins and reports.Whether your department is just getting started with crime analysis or wants to make better use of the capabilities you already have, this presentation can help you improve your approaches to crime analysis and, as a result, reduce more crime. This will be the first in a series of ten analytical webinars that IADLEST and BJA are offering.

Click here for more information and to register for this webinar.


Police & Dog Encounters Training

This Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) training consists of five videos introducing law enforcement officers to strategies that may be utilized to deescalate encounters with dogs. After the training, officers should have more information regarding options that are available to them to help protect themselves, citizens and dogs. A companion document titled "The Problem of Dog-Related Incidents and Encounters" can be found at the end of the video series links. Click here for more information.


Free Law Enforcement Training

The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), is offering 8 free online courses for the topics of Juvenile Interview and Interrogation Techniques and School Safety.

More information can be found at http://elearning-courses.net/iacp/


Tuition-Free Online Training For Sworn Officers

National Prevention Toolkit on Officer-Involved Domestic Violence training is now available. The Toolkit is part of a broad-based effort to prevent violence in the homes of criminal justice families and to support healthy families, agencies, and communities. For more information click here.


Stress Management/Healthy Lifestyles Presentation Materials Available to Public Safety Personnel

The goal of this course is for officers to develop skills to identify the stress involved in the law enforcement profession, both on and off duty. Officers should learn practical skills to cope with stress and to avoid stress. The course is designed to give officers life skills that will assist them in having a positive and healthy lifestyle during their law enforcement career.

The training materials are available to all Public Safety personnel (Fire/EMS/Dispatch & Law Enforcement). The materials are available to be downloaded or a cd can be mailed to the agency.  If interested, please send an email to: support@utahpost.org and specify your delivery preference.


I Was Framed

In a joint endeavor, the Utah Law Enforcement Memorial and the Utah Peace Officer Association are raising the necessary funds to have session photo's once again placed on display at POST. For more information click here.

POST Investigations Bulletin Published
Click here to view the December 2014 POST Investigation Bulletin (PDF) that highlights sample cases presented to the POST Council.

Next POST Council Meeting - Monday, June 22, 2015 @ 10:00am - POST Headquarters, Sandy, Utah.
The audio from the meeting will be broadcast live on this site. Check back on the day of the event for the link to the live audio stream.

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