Best Practices Seminar - Police Supervision

Best Practices Seminar - Police Supervision

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM


This seminar will review best practices in the areas of police use of force/lessons learned from case studies, the development of Crisis Intervention Teams to better assist the police in dealing with the mentally ill and in crime mapping as it relates to more effective utilization of police resources to idenfy crime patterns, arrest offenders and the reduction of crime.  Target Audience - Police supervisors and Training Officers.

Topics and Instructors:

Crisis Intervention Teams - Cheektowaga Police will provide an update on their Crisis Intervention Team Program and its success after one year of operation.  Presenters will include Lt. Brian Gould, Kristen Adduci, Senior Supervising Councelor, Crisis Services and the renowned Dr. Micharl Cummings, Executive Director of Behavioral health, Erie County Medical Center.

Use of Force/Lessons Learned - Dr. Martin Floss and Dr. Mark Paoni, from the Criminal Justice Progarm at Hilbert College will review case studies regarding use of force, federal mandates commonly known as "Consent Decrees" and the long term consequences and effect on a police department.

Crime Mapping and Analysis - As police agencies move towards Intelligence-let Policing, Director Jamie Giammeresi, of the Erie County Regional Crime Analysis Center will review the latest technology in assisting police supervisors in directing resources to problem areas, identifying and arresting repeat offenders and anticipating areas that are at risk for criminal activity.

Please Note:

  • Erie County police agencies will be given preference, if enrollment exceeds our seeting capacity
  • There is no cost for this course

Please observe the academy dress code:

Due to possible warme weather, business casual or uniform is acceptable.  No blue jeans.


Erie County Law Enforcement Training Academy

Erie Community College - North Campus

6205 Main street, Williamsville, NY 14221


Registration can be done on our website HERE or you may print and fax the registration form to 716-270-5390


Edward Hempling, Training Director

Frequently Requested Information


Phone: (716) 858-8219
Fax: (716) 858-6039

Central Police Services
Public Safety Building
45 Elm Street
Buffalo, New York 14203