Tip: Video: Give closure to dispatchers after critical incidents

Dave Smith
“JD Buck Savage”

Dispatchers, like all other law enforcement personnel, can suffer from emotional issues as a result of their involvement in critical incidents. By including your dispatchers in debriefs, you can improve teamwork and communications, as well as provide feedback and closure essential to emotional survival.

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About the Author:

As a police officer, Dave Smith has held positions in patrol, training, narcotics, SWAT, and management. Dave continues to develop new and innovative programs across the spectrum of police training needs designed to assist your agency and your personnel in meeting the challenges of policing in the new millennium. As a trainer, speaker, and consultant Dave brings with him unparalleled access to modern law enforcement trends.

Dave is now the owner of “The Winning Mind LLC,”  the Director of Video Training for PoliceOne Video and author of the new book “In My Sights.” His experiences as officer, trainer, manager, and police spouse lend a unique perspective to his signature class, “The Winning Mind.”  Visit Dave’s website at www.jdbucksavage.com.

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Article originally posted on PoliceOne, republished with permission from Dave Smith & Associates.

Tip: Video: Give closure to dispatchers after critical incidents