Breach Point Consulting: Personal & Professional Breakthroughs for Police Officers

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Registrations are closed for this event
Date: Tuesday, June 21, 2022
Registration Deadline: Tuesday, June 14, 2022
Time: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Instructor Location:
Byron Middle School
850 N. Colfax Street
Byron, IL
Instructor: Chief Kent Williams
Breach Point Consulting

Members' Fee: $0
Sworn Non-Members' Fee: $0
Non-Members' Fee: $0
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This course has been approved to meet the following ILETSB mandates:

Crisis Intervention 1 Hour

Officer Wellness and Mental Health 2 Hours

Procedural Justice 1 Hour

 

In a chaotic and unpredictable world of plummeting moral standards our nation’s police officers are facing stressors that can have predictable and profoundly negative impact upon their lives, careers and families.  This seminar will assist those attending in gaining a distinctly different perspective on the unique and potentially problematic consequences of performing well within a law enforcement culture.   Officers, Sergeants and those who assist them will reflect upon the traumas and triumphs associated with modern law enforcement, and how these influence the pivotal balance between professional and personal relationships. 

An experienced law enforcement executive and educator will guide law enforcement personnel in understanding a variety of best practice approaches in addressing these issues.  A theme of personal leadership will run throughout this seminar as those attending will have ample chance to reflect upon the universal journey of a vocation spent in law enforcement.  This seminar will provide a new set of skills designed to assist contemporary knights maintain a balanced, meaningful and rewarding lifestyle, while maintaining and protecting the nobility found in their servant’s spirit.  

Topics will include:

  • Removing classic frustrations encountered by all law enforcement officers & the impact of rewarded cynicism
  • The Caustic Effects of performing well in law enforcement
  • How the dynamics of control and trust can negatively influence officer attitudes both at work and home
  • Learning and mastering the unique, misunderstood and potentially problematic consequences of police perspectives
  • Learning from our Knightly predecessors on how to self motivate on the street, in the department and at home
  • Inspiring a new generation of Knights
  • Removing classic frustrations encountered by all law enforcement officers & the consequences of rewarding cynicism
  • How the dynamics of control and trust can negatively influence officer attitudes
  • How to lead and inspire those who have been taught to anticipate the worst in everything
  • Being an optimistic leader among a sea of professional pessimists
  • Overcoming the damaging effects of "the rule bound" and stoic approaches to the job
  • Recognizing the symptoms of stress and how police stress differs significantly from other jobs
  • Developing a personal and organizational action plan to confront the issues
  • Learning to help others overcome unhealthy organizational over-investment
  • Why officers are at greater risk for alcohol abuse, divorce, isolation, depression and suicide
  • Warning signs of distress and preventative programs to reduce  and monitor it