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Date: Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Illinois Valley Crime Prevention Commission Training Room
225 Backbone Road East
Princeton, IL
Instructor: Dr. Brian Polansky is an award-winning educator, speaker, and author of education programs designed to encourage professional success through Communication Excellence.
After completing a Doctorate in Communication Studies at the University Of Kansas, Dr. Polansky joined the faculty of the University of Arkansas-Little Rock. Since 1993, he has provided communication education and curriculum development to law enforcement agencies including the FBI National Academy, the Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas, International Association of Police Chiefs, and numerous police academies, associations, and leadership schools throughout the United States.
Dr. Polansky is president of Polansky & Associates and is in constant demand to present professional development seminars to a wide variety of professionals in law enforcement.  Popular seminar topics include:
Leadership & Communication Excellence, Persuasive Skills, Verbal Fitness, and Ethics & Excellence in Law Enforcement.
  Member Fee: $0
Non-Member Fee: $50

This one-day seminar focuses on the central role of effective speech communication in achieving professional law enforcement objectives. 
Participants will identify the necessary skills for developing Communication Excellence and learn how to practice Strategic Interaction to facilitate Voluntary Compliance.  Emphasis is given to specific strategic interaction techniques that will ensure officer safety, reduce citizen complaints, and enhance participant’s professionalism.
Participants should enjoy other benefits including:  enriched interpersonal relations, reduced levels of stress, fewer communication mistakes that result in looking and sounding incompetent to significant others.
Objectives for this seminar are for participants to:
          Recognize the central role of Speech Communication in Law Enforcement 
Identify how the Principles of Counseling Psychology, Persuasive Interaction, and Human Motivation contribute to    an understanding of Professional Excellence
          Understand how Classic Theories of Human Behavior can be applied to the Goals of Law Enforcement
          Develop an appreciation of the Power of Words to facilitate Voluntary Compliance from others
          Identify the Central Principles of Dealing with Difficult People
          Practice the Great Communication Arts of Strategic Interaction
          Effectively Respond to Emotional, Manipulative, and Difficult People

MTU 5’s request for certification of this course has been approved by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standard’s Board.

Course enrollment must be made by the agency CEO or designated training officer.  Registration may be made using our on-line course registration link on this website.  All officers enrolled by their department will be assumed to be on duty unless otherwise noted

Mobile In-Service Training Region #5 –Assist Program
Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board
Serving the Counties of: Bureau – La Salle – Marshall – Putnam - Stark