Safer Together Command-Level Forum Carbondale, Illinois · Tuesday, August 27, 2024

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  • Event Information

    Because funding is provided by the U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), there is no cost to attend this event.

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  • Overview

    Hosting Agency: Carbondale Police Department


    Cohosting Agency: Mid-States Organized Crime Information Center® (MOCIC), a RISS Center



    As a leader, you have a critical role in supporting officer safety and wellness in your agency and community. The VALOR Safer Together Command-Level Forum provides actionable skills and strategies your officers can use to enhance their overall safety and wellness and develop positive, healthy community relationships, one interaction at a time.


    Morning Session Topics:


    • Be a role model for your people. 
    • Remember why you serve.
    • Address challenging perceptions.
    • Recognize the impacts of community climate on your people.


    Afternoon Session Topics:


    • Change community perceptions using value-added and plus-one interactions.
    • Implement Safer Together strategies into your agency’s culture and measure their success.
    • Be part of the solution and take the Safer Together Challenge.



    Training will be held August 27, 2024 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., CT, with a one-hour break for lunch (on your own).


    Certificate of attendance for 8 hours available


    This is an IADLEST National Certification Program™ certified course.

  • Accommodations will be made for individuals with disabilities as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Please contact the web event coordinators for further information.

Contact Us

For questions regarding registration and course content, please contact the event coordinators listed below from 8:30 a.m. through 5:00 p.m., ET.

Ms. Annie Miller
(850) 481-7232
Ms. Jenny Cherry
(850) 300-7740

Frequently Asked Questions

No. This training is funded by BJA and is free to any sworn law enforcement officer. However, travel, lodging, and per diem costs are the responsibility of the attendee or the attendee’s agency.
Yes. Depending on the location of the training and the state’s law enforcement training authority, state law enforcement credit may be available.
This training is strictly classroom-based. Appropriate dress is business casual or uniform, if required by your agency.
While this training is primarily for state, local, and tribal officers, federal law enforcement officers may be admitted on a space-available basis.
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