Course Summary
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6 days (42 hours)
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Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Upper-Division Baccalaureate 3 public safety


The course objective is to empower Company Officers (Cos) with the abilities to lead strategic community risk reduction at the service are level.

Learning Outcomes:

  • explain the Company Officer's (CO's) role in strategic risk reduction
  • articulate the skills required to lead community risk reduction strategically
  • conduct an assessment to prioritize risk issues impacting their service area
  • develop a risk reduction action plan targeting a specific risk issue within the service area
  • propose strategies for evaluating the success of service area risk-reduction activities
  • recommend strategies for building organizational and community equity to support community risk reduction within their service area
  • propose a community risk reduction action plan to address a specific service area risk issue.

General Course Topics:

  • Getting ready for strategic risk reduction
  • Service area risk assessment
  • Intervention strategies for risk reduction
  • Measuring success
  • Building organizational and community support for risk reduction
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Audio Visual Materials
  • Case Studies
  • Classroom Exercise
  • Discussion
  • Learner Presentations
  • Lectures

Methods of Assessment:

  • Examinations
  • Performance Rubrics (Checklists)
  • Presentations

Minimum Passing Score:

Supplemental Materials