Course detail: Fair and Equitable Policing Practices
- Participants will determine their responsibility in identifying implicit biases, select proper procedures that are just and impartial, and recall the importance of character to establish legitimacy during police/public interactions.
- Understand types of bias: specifically, explicit and implicit bias
- Define privilege and how it relates to identity and bias
- Understand police legitimacy
- Understand procedural justice
- Define procedurally just behavior
- Define how trust affects police effectiveness
- Understand lawfulness vs legitimacy
- Course is open to anyone who has an interest to participate
- Self-paced online reading
- Complete a multiple choice exam with a score of 70% or better
This course satisfies the annual training requirement set forth in KSA 22-4610(2)(A) as amended by Section 3 of Chapter 94 of the 2011Kansas Session Laws. It says "The agency policies shall require annual racial or other biased-based policing training which shall include, but not be limited to, training relevant to racial or other biased-based policing. Distance learning training technology shall be allowed for racial or other biased-based policing training."