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Body Worn Cameras for Law Enforcement (Online)  

This is an independent study, self-paced course.

This online course will teach you how to properly deploy and utilize your issued body worn camera (BWC) system. We will discuss the benefits of wearing a body worn camera system and explain how to use it to your advantage.

In addition to the technical aspects of the body worn camera system, you will learn proper camera positioning, lighting, and audio applications when conducting both vehicle and pedestrian contacts.

As we discuss what to do and what not to do, we will show you how video can help to promote professional traffic stops, improve officer safety, and protect officers by accurately documenting their activities.

Topics Include

  • Benefits and challenges of policing with a body worn camera
  • Proper deployment and operation
  • Officer safety considerations
  • Officer liability mitigation
  • Camera versus the human eye
  • Internal use of video

Audience

Law enforcement officers, administrators, supervisors and investigators

Course Length

4 hours

Online Details

Online environment: This is an independent study, self-paced course. Although there are no specific times that you must be online, you will be required to complete assignments by the deadlines posted within the course. You should plan to dedicate approximately four hours to the course activities. You must be committed to the course and invest the time necessary for successful completion.

Instructors are available to answer your questions during each module via the help forum. The course must be completed within 30 days upon registration. Once the 30-day period has ended, you may no longer have access and be required to re-enroll. Additional fees may apply.

Computer requirements: You will complete the course entirely online. A dependable broadband internet connection with a Windows or Mac computer is required.

Related Courses

This course is not eligible for certificate discounts.

 

Body Worn Cameras for Law Enforcement (Online)
    Ongoing Online    
Instructor:   Allan Kolak Fee: $125.00
Note:  Log-in instructions will be included in the confirmation letter sent to the email address listed in the student profile. Students will have 30 days from the time of registration to complete the training.
 

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Registration and Fees

Full payment must accompany all registrations. You may register online at www.iptm.org and pay with your Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express credit card, or you may download a Registration Form and mail it to IPTM with a check.

Cancellation/Refund Policy

Complete the Cancellation Request Form and return it to IPTM. No telephone cancellations will be accepted. A 20% administrative fee will be assessed to all refunds if the cancellation request is received within 14 days of the course start date. In lieu of a refund, student substitutions can be made or a credit can be issued for a future course. No refunds will be given for no-shows. If materials for an online course were sent to the student, the appropriate materials and shipping costs will be deducted from the refund amount. Materials may be returned to IPTM in their original condition at the student's expense. Once IPTM has received and inspected them, the refund will be processed.

Due to the automated format of online independent study courses and Videos on Demand (VoDs), no refunds or substitutions can be made after registration.

Course Confirmations

A minimum number of registrations must be received for a class to run as scheduled. When the minimum criterion has been met, written confirmation will be emailed to you.

Please do not make airline reservations until you receive written notification confirming that the course will run as scheduled.

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