Wed, Aug 10

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Jefferson County Sheriff Training Center

APOSTC Implicit Bias: Concepts and Countermeasures *FREE*

APOSTC mandated, in August of 2020, that all certified law enforcement officers in the state of Alabama receive the 4-hour APOSTC course Implicit Bias: Concepts and Countermeasures.

APOSTC Implicit Bias: Concepts and Countermeasures  *FREE*

Time & Location

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Aug 10, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Jefferson County Sheriff Training Center, 3500 Happy Hollow Ln, Fultondale, AL 35068, USA

About the Event

Jefferson County Sheriff's Training Center will present Implicit Bias: Basic Concepts and  Countermeasures Course. This course is scheduled for Wednesday, April 27, 2022.  This course is free. TRAINING MANDATE – APOSTC Implicit Bias: Concepts and Countermeasures The Alabama Peace Officers’ Standards and Training Commission (Commission) mandated, in August of 2020,  that all certified law enforcement officers in the state of Alabama receive the 4-hour APOSTC course Implicit  Bias: Concepts and Countermeasures. This course will count for 4-hours of the officer’s 12-hour continuing education requirement. The mandated course focuses on what implicit bias is, how biases are formed and how implicit biases could potentially impact your decision making. The course also discusses ways to identify, address and control biases.  Every Law  Enforcement Officer must receive the training by the end of 2023.

Exemption:

Officers that are exempt from the mandated training include officers that have graduated either a 14-week basic  APOSTC Academy course or a 3-week Lateral/Refresher course since the beginning of 2021. 

POC: Sergeant Bill Powell 205-849-5246 or powellw@jccal.org

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