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.
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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.
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Body-Worn Cameras memo and model policy
Body-worn cameras, often called body cams, are a recent addition to the law enforcement toolkit. While the camera operation may be simple, storage, classification, and retrieval of the recorded data has proven to be more challenging. With the help of several partnering organizations and entities, the League now offers a model body cam policy and the accompanying information memo, Use of Body-Worn Cameras, to provide guidance on these issues.
View the Use of Body-Worn Cameras memo (pdf)
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.
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Report: Provision of Police Services Across Minnesota
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.
View the report (pdf)