LIVE COURSES

Public Relations and Media Relations for First Responders

Virtual Event Virtual Event

Communicating with the residents and community members you serve is a critical component in building trust, relationships, and legitimacy in the eyes of those you are sworn to protect. Additionally, building a rapport and managing your relationship with the media that covers your department can lead to consistent news coverage and create an ally when you need to get information out in a timely manner.

Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Design and Management 01/11/2023

Virtual Event Hybrid Event

As a public official that is involved in Emergency Management, the ability to communicate effectively and quickly is essential. Creating an EOC provides the framework of a communication network during an emergency, a major crisis, weather event, power outages, active shooter, or any other event that may significantly impact your community. This 4-hour course will teach you how to design an EOC and how to manage communications before, during, and after an EOC activation.

Social Media Basics for First Responder Agencies

JGPR Academy Training Center 719 Washington Street, Canton, Massachusetts
Virtual Event Hybrid Event

Proper social media utilization has proven to be a highly effective tool for first responder agencies when it comes to communicating and engaging directly with the community members they serve. Today, transparency is an essential part of community relations and knowing how to navigate the different social media platforms at your disposal will help keep your department at the forefront of modern technology. Facebook, Twitter and Next Door are all great platforms that can be used to inform residents and establish an open dialogue with the public in a positive way. This course will provide an overview of some of the social media platforms first responder agencies can use and how to effectively grow your audience and engage with your followers.

Public Relations and Media Relations for First Responders 01/19/2023

Hanson Police Department 775 Main Street, Hanson, Massachusetts
Virtual Event Hybrid Event

Communicating with the residents and community members you serve is a critical component in building trust, relationships, and legitimacy in the eyes of those you are sworn to protect. Additionally, building a rapport and managing your relationship with the media that covers your department can lead to consistent news coverage and create an ally when you need to get information out in a timely manner.

Advanced Social Media Practices for First Responder Agencies 02/07/2023

Virtual Event Virtual Event

Is your agency’s social media stale or just not connecting to the people you serve? Are you ready to share important information in an engaging way? This course will focus on telling your agency’s story honestly, what content to emphasize, what to avoid, and how graphics and photos can make your mission stand out – all without resorting to gimmicks.