Ethical Use of Computers and Databases
With technology has helped make law enforcement jobs more efficient, it has also raised questions about responsibilities associated with its use. The League of Minnesota Cities Insurance Trust (LMCIT) is now offering a free web-based course addressing the “Ethical Use of Computers and Databases” through its online training program Police Accredited TRaining OnLine (PATROL) for all Minnesota law enforcement.
PATROL—which stands for Peace officer Accredited Training Online—gives law enforcement agencies like yours easy access to extensive web-based courses. The program allows law enforcement professionals to earn Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) credits that meet continuing education requirements, and both Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and POST mandates.
Training Safety Officer (TSO) Program
Police training injuries are on the rise both nationally and in Minnesota. So how can your department combat these types of injuries without watering down good training? Learn about the training safety officer (TSO) program, developed by the League of Minnesota Cities Insurance Trust (LMCIT) and police departments across the state.
On the Line: Public Safety Risk Management Blog
With nearly 40 years in public safety (as both a police officer and a firefighter), Rob Boe has quite literally walked in a first responder’s shoes. Now the Public Safety Project Coordinator at the League of Minnesota Cities Insurance Trust, Rob currently focuses on efforts to keep public safety workers safe on the job. One of the tools currently at his disposal is a blog, LMC On the Line, where he shares insights and industry knowledge on a regular basis.
Provision of Police Services Across Minnesota (pdf)
This report summarizes what the League learned from city officials across the state on how police services are delivered and what changes, if any, have been made over the last 10 years or are planned for the near future.