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Community Policing Flyer

Many of the instructors that were instrumental in the success of the FL RCPI have since become chiefs of police and have taken the philosophy of community policing with them. Community Policing works. Become part of the solution for your agency. Call us today @ 727.341.4581 and ask to speak to an FL RCPI Training Coordinator!

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"Salon Talk"

A free workshop on human trafficking for salong owners, barber shop owners, business professionals, and the community. Monday, September 25, 2017 - 10am-2pm at St. Petersburg College Tarpon Springs Campus, 600 E. Klosterman Rd, Tarpon Springs, FL. Register

Help for Veterans and First Responders

April 26, 2017 - 8:30am-10:30am - The Franciscan Center in Tampa, FL is hosting an event for Veterans and First Responders, their families, healthcare providers, and civilians and citizens to help them lay their burdens down. For more info, please visit www.soulinjury.org or www.OpusPeace.org.

Police Suicide — And The Solutions

As of the end of the first quarter of 2017, 29 police officers have died of suicide, nationwide, an initial but significant increase over the same period last year. These are just the ones we know of and are not “hidden.”

Promoting Police Resiliency through Peer Support

Stress in policing is a real problem. Continued exposure to traumatic incidents, such as dealing with loss of life and experiencing life-threatening incidents, contributes to high levels of psychological stress for officers, which can result in mental and physical health problems.

Law Enforcement Suicide Intervention

Wellness article by Andy Callaghan in FOP Journal: March 2017.

BADGE OF LIFE - POLICE MENTAL HEALTH Quarterly Newsletter - January 2017

Since our exhaustive studies began in 2008, there was a high in police suicides in 2009 of 143. Since that time, suicides dropped to 126 in 2012 and then, in 2016, dropped another 14 percent to 108.

TeenSpace211

A coalition of Broward County organizations and the State of Florida created suicide prevention cards for teens in English, Spanish and Creole. Click on the links for each language.

After the Uniform

This documentary video takes a look at the post-service lives of veterans. The individuals profiled in this video will help audiences understand PTSD and other psychological issues veterans may face after their service or deployment ends.

Homeland Security Information Network – Faith Based Organizations (HSIN-FBO)

Successful protection of our nation's FBOs requires coordination and collaboration between FBOs, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), other Federal agencies and State and Local government.

DHS Community Safety and Security Resources

In the aftermath of the attack on the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, $outh Carolina, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties has compiled a list of resources to assist local communities in addressing their needs and concerns, specifically the faith-based community.

Our Reality

The Community Challenge: Reality Experience video was produced in collaboration with members of the Middle District of Florida’s Hate Crimes Working Group.


Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) Executive Session on Police Leadership website

The Center for Public Safety Innovation announces the launch of the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) Executive Session on Police Leadership website at www.bjaexecutivesessiononpoliceleadership.org. This collaborative effort between SPC and BJA, the multi-year Executive Session (2010-present), focuses on the role of policing and police leaders in the changing environment of 21st century public safety.

St. Petersburg College awarded grant to help prevent suicide among firefighters

SPC’s Center for Public Safety Innovation (CPSI) has received a $190,000 grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for suicide prevention training for firefighters. While September is National Suicide Prevention Month, preventing suicide among the nation’s first responders is a year-round focus for CPSI.

The Effects of Vacant and Abandoned Properties (Register Here)

This free online course is intended for law enforcement and code compliance officers who occupy the front lines on streets and in neighborhoods, and who deal with citizens and other stakeholders who directly and daily deal with the negative aspects of abandoned properties and neighborhood decline.

Bath Salts - A Drug of Concern

Important information regarding the Bath Salt Drug.

Mobile Hurricane Web Application

The Mobile Hurricane Web App was developed by St. Petersburg College's Center for Public Safety Innovation housed at the Allstate Center campus, to provide residents of Pinellas County, Florida, with a dynamic Web application that can be used before, during, and after a hurricane.

Human Trafficking – Slavery in the 21st Century

Watch our web broadcast as our expert panel addresses this international issue that affects close to 27 million people in 161 countries.

Mortgage Fraud and Vacant Property Crime

The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) is offering training and technical assistance (TTA) for state and local agencies and organizations that need help in their efforts to prevent, investigate and prosecute mortgage fraud and crimes associated with vacant properties.

Upcoming Training

  Training is offered at no cost, unless noted otherwise.

The Effects of Vacant and Abandoned Properties (Register Here)

This free online course is intended for law enforcement and code compliance officers who occupy the front lines on streets and in neighborhoods, and who deal with citizens and other stakeholders who directly and daily deal with the negative aspects of abandoned properties and neighborhood decline.

Human Trafficking Training - Register Now!

Ongoing - Training is provided in partnership with various RCPIs and BJA.

 

 

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In Harm's Way

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Halt Human Trafficking

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The Fire that Burns Within

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Executive Session on Police Leadership

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