Mitigating Police Fatigue
Length: Flexible and customized from an Executive Overview to a Full-Day Program
Target Audience: Police Officers, Supervisory Ranks, Town Managers, Risk Managers, Legal Counsel
Purpose: Provide education on employee fatigue and ways to effectively manage the risks associated with fatigue.
Description: This course is designed to raise awareness of the problems associated with fatigued or tired police officers. The presenter will define fatigue and educate the attendees about the causes of police fatigue, the consequences, and suggested ways in which fatigue can be managed. Depending on the length of the program, conversations include the physiological impacts to include how fatigue influences use of force, performance, driving, officer safety, and report writing. The attendees will be asked to self-reflect on the problem and ask themselves: “Am I contributing to the problem or to the solution?” Attendees will be encourage to take ownership of their own fatigue and consider ways to improve their personal situations. At the end of the session, the attendees will have a better understanding of why fatigue is a problem for law enforcement, why they should be concerned about fatigue, and the importance of sound effective fatigue management policy.
The attendees will hear about the presenter’s successful journey in developing and implementing a fatigue management plan within a state police organization, the challenges in implementing a culture shifting program, and ways in which further engagement would reduce the risks associated with police fatigue.
Rates and Fees
The above programs can be customized to address all of the emergency services industries as well as any 24/7 or high risk business. If you are looking for a specific topic not shown above, contact John Campanella to develop a customized program.
Additional risk management services are available that include: Policy and compliance, gap analysis, human resources, leadership, performance management, court expert testimony and opinions, subject matter expertise.