Media & Public Communications

An intensive, two-day class that centers on effective communication within police organizations; city councils and commissioners courts, public testimony, communications with the community; live, recorded, and print media; and with political stakeholders. Each course will have an in-class practicum required for completion.

Day One:

  • What is the state of news in 2020?
  • Managing media
  • Media monitoring
  • Social media tools
  • Mobile apps to make your life easier
  • Mobile video on the go
  • Bad news has a limited shelf life

Day Two:

  • Morning - Case studies – Officer-involved shootings and critical incidents
  • Afternoon - Mock interviews and scenarios (Will be recorded for participant feedback)