A national working group comprised of researchers, scholars, experts in law enforcement, and community engagement practitioners is currently developing best-in-class training courses that will be presented during 2024.
The following topics were presented at the inaugural Professionalizing Law Enforcement Community Engagement Training (PLECET) National Conference in 2023:
- Bridging the Divide: How to Bring All Sides to the Table
- Building a National Network to Advance Community Engagement
- Building an Organization-Wide Culture of Community Engagement
- Community Engagement 101 – The Importance of Developing a Strategic Plan
- Community Outreach Before, During, and After A Crisis
- Creating and Implementing a Community-Engagement Focused Communications Strategy
- Harnessing the Power of Community-Police Partnership
- Leveraging Community Partners for Recruitment, Retention, Officer Safety, and Wellness
- National Town Hall: How to Engage with Community Partners to Reduce Violent Crime
- Planning and Executing Impactful Community Events
- Technology Tools to Support Community Collaboration
- Tested and Proven – Case Studies of Effective Community Engagement Practices
- Where Do We Go From Here? Chaos or Community?