The Methamphetamine Challenge for Law Enforcement Executives National ONLINE
COURSE FEE: Free
COURSE DESCRIPTION: Law enforcement executives must make critical decisions to address the spread of methamphetamine in their communities. This online course provides an overview of the illicit methamphetamine problem from a management perspective. Methamphetamine lab hazards, manufacturing methods, OSHA regulations, equipment, training needs, and reporting issues are emphasized to assist law enforcement executives and local municipal officials to effectively combat methamphetamine production and abuse in their communities.
The course also provides a guide to online resources, explains how to mobilize the community to combat the spread of methamphetamine manufacturing and use, as well as how to effectively respond to drug endangered children.
The course content will:
• Describe the impact of methamphetamine in communities
• Identify common methamphetamine manufacturing methods
• Illustrate hazards posed by methamphetamine labs
• Review OSHA regulations related to methamphetamine labs
• Describe crime related to methamphetamine
• Provide an overview of treatment types and resources
• Provide resources for information and data regarding methamphetamine
• Describe special issues concerning children exposed to methamphetamine
• Explain the steps and benefits in community development
Upon completing registration, officers are assigned a log-in and password and directed to a special CJI Meth website. Officers can access courses 24 hours per day, 7 days per week for a specified period of time. During that time they may proceed through the material at their own pace, and may log out and log back in at times convenient to them. Online courses include slides with audio narration, photographs, graphics, videos, and optional reading. This course was originally developed for Arkansas law enforcement officers so references to Arkansas are still included in the course content.
TARGET AUDIENCE: The 7-hour course is designed for Chiefs of Police, Sheriffs, Lieutenants, Captains, Assistant Chiefs, Under Sheriffs, and Chief Deputy Sheriffs.
REGISTRATION INFORMATION: Registrants must fax a signed and dated verification letter on agency letterhead within five days of submission of the registration request form to 501-565-3081 which includes the following statement: This letter will verify that I, (name of registrant), am an employee of (agency name) and hold the position of (sworn/non-sworn) (position title), located at (address) and have registered for (name of class) on (date).
DATES AND LOCATIONS:
March 5-13, 2018
Registration ends 12pm (noon) March 2, 2018
April 4-12, 2018
Registration ends 12pm (noon) April 3, 2018
May 3-11, 2018
Registration ends 12pm (noon) May 2, 2018
This project was supported by Grant # 2010CKWX0381 awarded by the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services. The opinions contained herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the U.S. Department of Justice. References to specific companies, products, or services should not be considered an endorsement by the author(s) or the U.S. Department of Justice. Rather, the references are illustrations to supplement discussion of the issues.