PIO Essentials Course

Three Day Onsite Training for PIOs in all sectors. In association with the University of Tennessee.

We are very excited to announce that we are now working in partnership with the University of Tennessee Law Enforcement Innovation Center to deliver a three-day PIO Foundations Course!

Would you like to host our training? We are looking for agencies to work with. Please contact us to find out more.

This three-day course is hosted with the University of Tennessee Law Enforcement Innovation Center.

This unique course will set you up for success as a PIO.

Created by Christine Townsend, Ashley McDonald, Jordan Yuodis, and Jeff Hundley, it has a broad set of subjects including;

  • Roles & Responsibilities of the PIO

  • Communication Techniques

  • Media Interaction

  • Crisis Communication Essentials

  • Social Media Essentials

  • Integration w/ Command and Executive Staff

  • Community Engagement Basics

  • Ethical and Legal Considerations Overview

  • Practical Tools and Working Processes

  • Mental Health, Well Being, and Career Development

This is for any public safety or government organization or agency, not just law enforcement.

Confirmed dates

  • July 9 - 11 - Spring, TX

  • October 8 - 11 - Memphis, TN

  • November 5 - 7 - Pembroke Pines, FL

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