***MEDIA INVITE*** Officer Training Aimed at Improving Outcomes in High Stress Encounters

Posted on Friday March 18, 2016

Peel - Officers with Peel Regional Police can encounter many different types of high-stress critical incidents on a daily basis and making split-second decisions can be difficult, if not mentally prepared.

On Monday, March 21, 2016, Peel Regional Police will announce a partnership with Doctor Judith ANDERSEN, from the University of Toronto, Professor in the Department of Psychology and Academy of Medicine.  Doctor Andersen will speak to a new training tool that will be utilized when training our police recruits, front line officers, and tactical officers.

 

WHO:

Chief Jennifer Evans

Peel Regional Police

 

Doctor Judith ANDERSEN

University of Toronto (Mississauga Campus), Professor in the Department of Psychology and Academy of Medicine

 

WHAT:

International Performance Resilience and Efficiency Program (iPREP) – A training program designed to improve decision making for officers during high stress critical incidents

 

WHEN:

Monday March 21, 2016 

11:30 a.m.

  

WHERE:

Peel Regional Police

Media Studio

7750 Hurontario Street,

Brampton, Ontario

 

For media inquiries, please contact the on-duty Media Relations Officer at (905) 453-2121, ext. 4027. 

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