Training List
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Cultural Diversity
2021This training helps students understand how biases, stereotyping, and cultural humility concepts impact present-day policing practices. By increasing cultural humility, dispelling myths about common stereotypes, and understanding implicit biases, participants will improve community relationships and increase officer safety. Students learn principled policing techniques and communication strategies to effectively interact with diverse populations to gain greater voluntary compliance.
Implicit Bias & Racial Profiling
2021This training outlines differences between racism, racial profiling, and criminal profiling. Attendees analyze how implicit bias, stereotypes, and racial profiling impact individual interactions and overall trust within the community. Attendees will be able to apply strategies and perspective to dispel common stereotypes and biases about certain populations to increase officer safety, while using principled policing techniques to gain greater voluntary compliance. Course identifies relevant legal, ethical, and community considerations when working with diverse populations.
Building a Safe, Respectful and Inclusive Workplace and Community
September2020The goal of this training course is to provide participants with knowledge, awareness and skills in order to build a safe, respectful and inclusive workplace and community. It is an interactive training that will cover the following topics: implicit bias, fair and impartial policing, ethical and responsible decision-making, de-escalation, cultural diversity/human relations, critical thinking, and social and emotional competencies.
CARE Briefing Training
July2020Advocates from Campus Assault Resources & Education (CARE) provided training for officers on what options and resources they can provide to victims.
Bias & Racial Profiling
June2020The goal of this training was to provide law enforcement with an understanding of historical contexts and how they affect law enforcement’s ability to serve. This training reviewed the idea of history as it relates to racial bias and community perceptions, review potential ways biases may affect decision making, reveal how bias and profiling impact the profession and influences public perception, identify various communities’ perspectives and concerns, and reflect on diversity within law enforcement agencies.

Officers were guided through scenarios based on the following four topics:
1. History and Why It Matters
2. The Importance of Community
3. Understanding Bias and Profiling
4. Recognizing Diverse Cultures & Populations
Crisis Intervention & De-Escalation
Summer and Fall2020This course will update officers on use of force changes from AB392 emphasizing de-escalation techniques, implicit bias, cultural awareness, and respecting the dignity and worth of human life. The training is also designed to enhance officer response to persons with developmental and intellectual disabilities, mental illness, and/or substance use disorders. It is an interactive course where, through group learning activities, participants will practice effective communication techniques to increase voluntary compliance and defuse tense situations. Students will participate in discussion, demonstrations, and role plays.
Trauma Informed Interviewing
December2019This was a training provided by UCI Campus Assault Resources & Education (CARE). The training reviewed how trauma affects the brain and other physiological effects of trauma. Officers were also trained on best practices when interviewing survivors of sexual assault.
Unconscious/Implicit Bias Performance
October2019A theatrical performance about implicit biases by Pure Praxis, a social theater group dedicated to cultural change. This was a performance hosted by the Office of Access and Inclusion.
Mental Health Videos Briefing Training
October2019Officers watched four videos relating to law enforcement response and handling of mental health issues in the field.
LEO Autism Awareness
October2019This was an online training for autism awareness. It provided training for best practices for law enforcement officers responding to individuals with autism.
UCI Disability Center Briefing Training
March2019The Disability Services Center (DSC) trained officers during briefing about the role of the DSC, the disabilities officers may come into contact within the campus community, both visible and invisible, and best practices for officers during calls for service.
UCI LGBTQ+ Resource Center Briefing Training
September2018The LGBTQ+ RC held a briefing training for officers to provide an overview of the LGBTQ+ community, its history on campus, and the resources the center provides. The training also addressed the use of pronouns and how officers can better serve others during calls for service.
Office of Inclusive Excellence Certificate
QuarterlyThe UCI strategic plan Bright Past. Brilliant Future aims to mobilize the campus in the service of inclusive excellence. At the center of this vision is the imperative to expect equity, support diversity, practice inclusion, and honor free speech. The Inclusive Excellence Certificate Program advances UCI’s commitment to these principles. It equips the campus community – faculty, students, and staff at both the main campus and medical center – to appreciate UCI from the vantage point of different campus constituencies.