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VALOR Essentials Training
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VALOR Essentials Training

Institute for Intergovernmental Research

Classroom Training
FREE

Course Information

The VALOR Essentials course is comprehensive training that enhances law enforcement officer safety by addressing topics that focus on emerging threats and challenges that officers routinely face in the line of duty. Topics explore concepts such as the interaction of the officer, the offender, and the situation, known as “The Deadly Mix”; identifying concealed weapons; and pre-incident indicators of a potential assault. Other topics include recognizing and defusing/de-escalating dangerous situations; implementing casualty care and rescue-training tactics; and implementing professional policing and balancing the roles of protector, scholar, and statesman. Additional topics stress the importance of protecting and improving the health and well-being of law enforcement officers and, consequently, the communities they serve. Finally, select instructors offer their firsthand accounts of surviving armed encounters. These motivating presentations tie all of the previous topics and concepts together.

Additional Location Information:
St. Louis, MO-June 21-23, 2016
Belle Chasse, LA-July 12-14, 2016
Harlingen, TX-July 20-22, 2016
Camden, NJ-August 10-12, 2016
Nashville, TN-August 16-18, 2016
Billings, MT-August 31-September 1, 2016
Wilmington, DE-September 7-9, 2016
Detroit, MI-September 2016
Milwaukee, WI-October 25-27, 2016
Hartford, CT-October 2016
Kansas City, MO-November 15-17, 2016
Parma, OH-November 29-December 1, 2016
20 hours
50 to 400 students with 10 instructors
Law Enforcement
  • This member is a Sworn Law Enforcement Officer, as vetted by their current employer.

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This course is restricted

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This course is restricted

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  • Members receive this badge when verified by their current employers as sworn officers.

With your current credentials, you may not purchase this training.

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Updated: 06/29/2018 8:45 AM Eastern Standard Time