The SLATT Program offers four specialized, on-site training courses. Each course is tailored to different roles in law enforcement and other state and local functions (law enforcement executives/managers; Patrol Officers/Line Personnel; Investigators and Analysts; Academy Staff and Field Trainers) who play key parts in terrorism prevention and response. All SLATT Program training is developed by national subject experts with years of experience in the field of law enforcement and counterterrorism. This dynamic training is available at no cost through funding from the Bureau of Justice Assistance.
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Preparedness and Readiness: Emergency Planning for Agencies In Response to Extremism
Increase Agency Capability to Detect Threats • Improve Readiness for Event Response
Level: Executives and Managers
Are you a law enforcement executive or manager? This training is tailored for you. The principles discussed and the focus on prevention and response are congruent with other SLATT trainings; however, the functions and responsibilities of your role as an executive and/or manager differ, as would be expected for people in a leadership position. Higher-level strategic planning and preparation are covered, and enterprise-level impacts are addressed.
Prevent and Respond: Officer Training to Effectively Counter Terrorism
Observe and Report Suspicious Activity • Respond to Events Effectively
Level: Patrol Officers and Line Personnel
Are you a patrol or line officer? YOU are the “eyes and ears” within the community, and you have a tremendous opportunity to contribute to the prevention of terrorism. This course is designed for you, the front line officer, who can assist with the prevention of and response to terrorism. This training emphasizes the importance of information gathering and intelligence consumption to recognize and report suspicious activity. One component of the training discusses the need for a response plan and how to train for terrorist incidents.
Detect and Interdict: Specialized Roles In Uncovering and Preventing Terrorism
Review and Analyze Threats • Improve Effectiveness of Detection Efforts • Share Information With Partners
Level: Investigators and Analysts
Are you an investigator or analyst? You have a VITAL role in preventing terrorism. Attend the DISRUPT course where you will learn how and why you are such an integral part of the prevention of and response to terrorism. The course further details how your specialized role (analysts, investigators, prosecutors, and task force detailees) can contribute to the efforts of law enforcement and complete a more comprehensive approach to terrorism prevention and response.
Terrorism Readiness Through Applied Instructional Neuroscience
Increase Agency Counterterrorism Capacity Through Training • Employ Advanced Training Techniques
Level: Academy Staff and Field Trainers
Are you a law enforcement trainer? Attend this course and receive information on how to train your fellow law enforcement officers using the PROTECT curriculum. This course will cover key principles and the application of techniques to increase training engagement, learning, and behavioral change in order to increase agency capacity for prevention of and response to terrorism, which are essential to the effective training of law enforcement officers.