Shots Fired, Suspect Down

Shots Fired, Suspect Down 

One of the officers in your agency has been involved in a shooting. Are they prepared for what happens next? Do they know who to talk to? Do they understand how human performance factors may affect their recall of the incident?


Hours: 1.00


Certificates provided by accrediting body (1 Match)

Oklahoma Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training


This class has been accredited by the Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training for 1.00 hours of mandatory continuing education credit. Regarding any law enforcement concepts, practices, methods, techniques, products, or devices as might be taught, promoted, or otherwise espoused in outside schools or seminars, there is no intent, expressed or implied, that ‘accreditation’ indicates or in any way conveys ‘CLEET approval’ of such concepts, practices, methods, techniques, products, or devices, unless such approval is explicitly stated by CLEET.

Course Details

Course Code: REL-PS-0-SFSD
Hours: 1
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 6/30/2021
Learning Objectives:
Describe how human performance factors may affect recall of an incident.
Summarize evidence-based principles of OIS basic protocol.
Identify techniques that will improve accuracy of recall.

Section 1: Introduction A. About This Course B. Learning Objectives Section 2: Officer-Involved Shooting A. Memory Distortions During OIS B. Perceptual Distortions C. Reconstructive Memory D. Schemas E. Apple F. Perception G. Activity H. List I. Quiz J. Summary Section 3: Basic Protocols A. Policy and Training B. Public Safety Statement C. Legal Counsel D. Privileged Communication E. Weapon Exchange F. Medical Attention G. Psychological First Aid H. Memory I. Supplemental Statements J. Summary Section 4: The Investigation A. Post-Shooting Investigation B. Scene Walkthrough C. During the Walkthrough D. The Interview E. During the Interview F. Cognitive Interviewing G. Returning to Duty Section 5: Conclusion A. Summary B. Course Contributor

Staff Writer: John Bostain
John Bostain is a Public Safety Training Specialist with Relias Learning focusing on blended learning and learning management solutions for law enforcement agencies. He began his career with the Hampton Police Division (HPD) in Hampton, Virginia where he served as a Uniformed Patrol Officer, Narcotics investigator, Academy Instructor, Detective, and Patrol supervisor. He also served on the departmental S.W.A.T. Team and Bike Patrol Unit and held instructor state certifications in driving, defensive tactics, and firearms. After leaving HPD in 2001, John spent 13 years at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) in Glynco, GA serving as an Instructor and Senior Instructor for Defensive Tactics, Patrol Procedures, Use of Force, and Training Management. During his time at FLETC, John became a nationally recognized trainer, instructing more than 10,000 Police Officers at State, Local, and Federal Levels with a primary focus on Use of Force, Officer Safety, and Instructor Development. He is also Calibre Press Instructor and Core Instructor for the Below 100 program. In 2012, John became the recipient of the prestigious “Law Officer Magazine Trainer of the Year” Award. He’s Certified as a Force Analyst by the Force Science Institute and created the Calibre Press Courses “Anatomy of Force Incidents”, “Ultimate FTO”, and Cell Block Survival”. John is also an Advisory Board Member for the International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association (ILEETA) and a Member of the Board of Directors for the International Public Safety Association (IPSA). Disclosure: John Bostain has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Target Audience:
The target audience for this course is: Entry level Law Enforcement; Entry level Probation/Parole Officers; in the following settings: Law Enforcement.
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Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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