Institute For Cybersecurity

Cybercrime now permeates all criminal activity, whether the actor is a few miles or thousands of miles away. Victims are not only attacked from those who are outside of our nation’s borders, but also from within prison walls. With little to no computer knowledge, inmates are now continuing their criminal activity.

Law enforcement, as an ever constant evolving profession, must address the new way crimes are being committed by actors around the world, while maintaining the trust and confidence of those whom they are sworn to protect. In response, the National Sheriffs’ Association Global Center for Public Safety has created the Institute for Cybersecurity.

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School Based Threat, Risk and Vulnerability Assessment Training

The “School Based Threat, Risk and Vulnerability Assessment” (SBTRVA) Training was developed to assist campus security, school administration, staff and employees, responders from all emergency response disciplines including; Law Enforcement; Fire Service, Emergency Medical, Emergency Management, and the private sector, to understand and complete threat, risk, and vulnerability assessments of schools and use the information gathered in the assessments to ensure that their schools are safe and secure.

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Officer Survival for Worst-Case Scenario

For the past several years we have witnessed a growing number of law enforcement officers being killed and assassinated. Some law enforcement training may not be sufficient to prepare officers for these deadly encounters.

This course was designed to prepare law enforcement officers to survive deadly encounters while on duty, including traffic stops, domestic incidents, and even confrontations while off duty.

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Operations Based Threat, Risk, and Vulnerability Assessment Training

The “Operations Based Threat, Risk, and Vulnerability Assessment” (OpBTRVA) is a comprehensive assessment that defines a community, evaluates a community’s strengths and weaknesses, identifies critical infrastructure and key resources, identifies the threats to the community from an all hazard perspective, identifies and prioritizes Critical Infrastructure / Key Resources (CI/KR) and provides a comprehensive vulnerability assessment.

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Krav Haganah [combat defense] for law enforcement

In this course the officer will learn effective defensive tactic methods developed from the Krav Haganah modern martial art style. The Krav Haganah techniques conform with the Use of Force Continuum structure. The students will be able to better deal with various hand to hand confrontations.

The techniques taught in this course will enable the officers to conduct effective suspect control duties as well as defend themselves against various levels of threats.

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Tactical Shooting for Law Enforcement

This 5-day shooting course is designed to bring the officer to a high level of proficiency with the handgun, carbine, and shotgun. Current events have shown the need for advanced tactical training for patrol officers; this is predicated by the evolvement of the criminal element. Shooting tactics and patrol tactics must evolve as well.

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The Developing Leader Program

Take “The Developing Leader” online course delivered through the Institute for Credible Leadership Development (ICLD). This affordable, comprehensive and sustainable leadership education is a partnership between the National Sheriffs’ Association (NSA) and the International Academy of Public Safety (IAPS).

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Command & Staff College

The National Command & Staff College (NCSC), a partnership between the International Academy of Public Safety (IAPS), the National Sheriffs’ Association (NSA), the National Tactical Officers Association (NTOA) and the Center for Police Leadership & Ethics (CPLE) is a blended educational program designed to prepare today’s law enforcement and corrections leaders to succeed in an ever-changing professional environment, and to effectively meet the challenges of the futu

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