Police Executives Media Relations
A Dynamic Police Media Relations Training Event!
Instructor Chris Ryan candidly discusses real world issues facing today’s progressive police executive
- Secrets & tricks reporters don’t want you to know
- Twitter, Face Book & My Space are changing police forever
- Finding the best PIO (Public Information Officer) for your dept.
- 1-word guaranteed to save your a#% in an interview!
- Update: The changing face of news media
- Why your ‘open-door policy’ could be a career killer
- Tactical Police Media Relations
- Videos: Good, bad & ugly of police media interviews
- Emergency responses to tough media questions
- An eye-opening look inside a television news room
- 5 surefire ways to say ‘no comment’ without saying it
- Reality check: Perception is everything!
- PIO – Uniform or civilian?
- The ‘Real World’ of aggressive reporting and media ethics
Police Community Relations In-Focus
Police and Sheriff’s Departments are most effective and successful when protect and serve has police community engagement in-focus. Law enforcement agencies that are highly focused on engaging their community see almost every contact with the possibility of making a connection. When connections are being made at every turn, it provides opportunities to dispel a myth, change a perception, start a conversation or ask a question. Police Community Engagement as a priority works.
I’m realistic and understand that it’s challenging to think of police community engagement when officers and deputies are oftentimes dealing with unruly people, complicated and dangerous situations. It’s a bit of reprogramming and rethinking but it’s also a moment to take a step back… reprocess things from a community engagement perspective. We’re building something special, one brick at a time. It’s one thing to simultaneously protect and serve while engaging the community, there are creative ways to get it done…