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From Warriors to Guardians: Recommitting Police Culture

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Friday, November/02/2018 starting at 08:00A
Crown Plaza Hotel
801 Greenwich Ave

The Rhode Island Guardians Association will present a one-day training session entitled From Warriors to Guardians: Recommitting Police Culture at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 801 Greenwich Avenue, Warwick, RI 02886, November 2, 2018. This training will involve the acquisition of effective communication and active listening skills, as well as other community-policing related techniques, designed to enhance and improve the relationships between community members and their law enforcement guardians.

Participants will receive instruction through both lectures and open discussions designed to be of interest to both law enforcement personnel and their community partners. Featured workshops will cover such issues as “Understanding Police Bias; Legal Consequences of the Use of Excessive Force; Race & Justice-Police Use of Force-Common Ground or Battle Ground; Identifying Barriers to Diversity in Recruiting,” and other topics designed to provide law enforcement officers with greater tools, knowledge and skills for interacting with people, particularly in communities of color. Workshop descriptions and presenter information are available at http://riguardians.org/training.cfm.

All workshop sessions begin at 8:00 AM each day of the conference. The opening keynote speaker will be Peter F. Neronha, former United States Attorney-District of Rhode Island and appointed by President Barack Obama in 2009.

Early registration for this program is at the rate of $125.00, per person, until September 30, 2018. Thereafter, regular registration is $150.00 per person, and is open to all members of law enforcement, community groups, businesses, organizations and institutions. Registration fees cover the costs of program materials, a continental breakfast, lunch and certificate of attendance. This program is only available to the first 75 registrants.

Pre-registration is required for this event and may be accomplished by completing the attached form (which may be duplicated for multiple registrations), and returning, with a check or money order for the appropriate registration fee, payable to:

RI Guardians Association, and mailed to John P. A’Vant, President, PO Box 113854, North Providence, RI 02911-9998, NOT LATER THAN OCTOBER 26, 2018. NO REGISTRATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER THAT DATE. Registration may also be completed online at http://riguardians.org/training.cfm using your credit or debit card, payable through PayPal.

We look forward to your participation in this program.

Admission price $125.00 per person


John A'Vant

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