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Webinar: Officer Survival for Code Enforcement Officers: Tactical Mindset
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Webinar: Officer Survival for Code Enforcement Officers: Tactical Mindset

When: Wednesday, June 3, 2020
9:30 AM to 12 PM
Where: United States
Contact: (916) 492-2223

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Course Description

Code enforcement officers have been seriously injured and killed in the line of duty. Officer Survival for Code Enforcement Officers: Tactical Mindset will provide attendees with fundamental officer safety principles with a strong emphasis on mindset. Oftentimes the “routine” nature of the job can provide a false sense of security. This thinking can lead to complacency where code enforcement officers begin taking shortcuts that can negatively impact one’s safety. This webinar will provide you foundational skills so that safety is a priority.

This course will: 

  • Review Code Enforcement Officers Killed in the Line of Duty
  • Define Dedicated Threat
  • Define Combat Mindset
  • Discuss Faulty Assumptions
  • Review Complacency and how to avoid it
  • Review Mental Awareness, Preparation & Conditioning
  • Discuss the difference between Visualization and Imagery
  • Provide an overview of Situational Awareness to include Color Codes


  • Overview of Basic Safety Principles and Practices
  • Question & Answer 


 Scott Kirshner, M.Ed. (Author: Officer Survival for Code Enforcement Officers)

Scott Kirshner, M.Ed. has held many positions in the criminal justice system to include Parole Administrator, Supervisory Probation Officer and Correctional Officer. As an officer survival instructor he was integral in the development and implementation of an officer safety curriculum for two large agencies. He served as a Certified Firearms Instructor, Lead Defensive Tactics Instructor and Use of Force Instructor. He has facilitated classes on: Use of Force, Tactical Mindset, Verbal De-escalation, Crisis Prevention, OC Spray, Expandable Baton, Handcuffing, Searches, Safety Policies, Applied Defensive Tactics, Firearms, Low-Light Shooting, Force-on-Force, Judgmental Shooting, Terrorism, Active Killer Incidents, Surviving Violent Encounters and other courses.

Mr. Kirshner has worked with numerous municipal, county, state and federal law enforcement agencies. He has trained with the FBI SWAT Team - Phoenix Division, Phoenix Police Department, SureFire Institute, Proactive Training Institute, Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office, Pima County Sheriff's Office and many other government and private agencies on topics to include: Officer Survival, Active Shooter Intervention, Force-on-Force Training, Shoot House Instructor, Emergency Response to Terrorism, Building Clearing, School Violence, Youth Violence, Workplace Violence, Flashbang Operator, Tactical Scouting and others.

Mr. Kirshner has received specialized training on the topics of: Sex Offenders, Domestic Violence Offenders, Mental Health Offenders, Critical Incident Stress Debriefing, Motivational Interviewing, Risk and Needs Assessments, Public Information Officer Training, numerous Leadership Schools, Faculty Skills Development, Advanced Faculty Skills Development and Curriculum and Lesson Plan Development.

Date & Time

June 3, 2020

9:30 am - 12:00 pm



Member- $22

Non-Member- $52





Registration Instructions 

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Event Attendance Certificates 

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