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Utah Law Enforcement Peer Support Certification Training

Posted on: October 16th, 2018

COURSE OBJECTIVES: ● Introduction to Peer Support, Principles and Purpose. ● Confidentiality ● Legal and Ethical Considerations ● Resilience and Self-Care Strategies ● Introduction to Peer Support Tools and Skills (listening, recognizing and identifying concerns, appropriate responses, crisis and post critical incident response, suicide prevention, etc.) ● Hands-on and Experiential Training Training Location: POST, 410 […]

Law Enforcement Interaction with the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Training

Posted on: September 28th, 2017

Utah Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) has identified some valuable training to assist Law Enforcement officers as they respond to various challenges within Utah’s communities. Utah POST attempts to identify local and national trends to share with the officers it serves. The training video outlines some of the communication challenges that may arise as […]

Utah K-9 Ballistic Vest Program Information

Posted on: April 18th, 2015

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 […]

Free Law Enforcement Training

Posted on: April 16th, 2015

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  

I Was Framed

Posted on: April 16th, 2015

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.

Police & Dog Encounters Training

Posted on: April 16th, 2015

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 […]

Building Analytical Capacity: A BJA IADLEST Webinar for Police Professionals

Posted on: April 16th, 2015

“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, […]

Tuition-Free Online Training For Sworn Officers

Posted on: April 16th, 2015

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.

Join us for our next POST Council Meeting.

Posted on: April 15th, 2015

Next POST Council Meeting – Thursday, January 3, 2019 at 10:00 am – Location: POST Headquarters, Sandy, Utah Click here to listen to the live event beginning at 09:45 am Thursday morning. If the audio stream buffers please refresh your browser to re-connect. *Note to Media Outlets: A PressBox will be available for an audio feed. No […]