Next Generation Training Public Safety Education
Next Generation Training Public Safety Education  

Classes & Descriptions 

Alzheimer’s &/or Autism Public Safety Response: 


Course Description:

This 8-hour class provides participants with the knowledge and information needed for effective response to calls involving people with Autism and/or Alzheimer's.   Although they are not related, the response for both are very similar, hence this class can be taught with one or both topics


Alzheimer's disease (AD) causes brain deterioration, individuals or may not be diagnosed, may not comprehend or comply with verbal commands and can present a threat especially when frightened.  


Autism, or autism spectrum disorder, refers to a range of conditions characterized by challenges with social skills, repetitive behaviors, speech and nonverbal communication, as well as by unique strengths and differences.


Officers, Firefighters, EMS, Dispatchers, and their supervisors, need accurate information and understanding to work with caregivers and to ensure the safety of citizens, patients, and responders when dealing with people with these conditions.     

 Course Objectives:

  •  How to recognize the signs/symptoms of a person with Alzheimer's/Autism
  •  Understanding the disease and behaviors of persons with Alzheimer's/Autism
  •  When, why, or how public safety may encounter a person with Alzheimer's/Autism
  •  Efficiently interviewing a person with Alzheimer's/Autism and/or their caregivers 
  •  Conducting a search & rescue for a missing person with Alzheimer's/Autism, including involving citizens and social media 
  •  Establishing policies for handling cases with a person with Alzheimer's/Autism
  •  Review available locative devices and other resources for Alzheimer’s/Autism


Recommended Audience:

This class is delivered as an awareness level course for Chiefs, Sheriffs, Commanders, PIO’s, patrol officers, Detectives, EMT’s/Firefighters, dispatchers, etc. 


Community Oriented Policing & Government

(COP for Campus below)


Course Description:

The Community Oriented Government (COG), or Community Oriented Policing (COP) course is designed to introduce law enforcement, government, and community leaders to the philosophy and concepts of COP for 2015. The COP philosophy is implemented in the ENTIRE Department: creating trust, reducing crime, fear, red tape, and improving the safety and the quality of life for all.


Course Objectives: 

The overall goal of the program is to teach the principles of COP/G and present a framework for instituting this philosophy in your area. 

  • The evolution of policing in America history; How we got to today
  • Roles & responsibilities in COP/G: Law Enforcement, Government, and Community
  • The three pillars of COP: Partnerships, Organizational Change, and Problem Solving
  • Myths of COP
  • Proven tools of COP/G to reduce crime, fear, establish better relations, SOLVE CRIMES, and get dangerous criminals off the street
  • S.A.R.A. Problem Solving Model, and start application on a local problem
  • How to apply “Broken Windows” in your community
  • Identify the local “Key Players” for partnerships
  • Social Media the perfect tool for the job! 

Recommended Audience:

The 8-hour version of this course is best taught to a mixed group of Law Enforcement Officers/Supervisors, Government, and Citizens. The overview for CEOs and supervisors can be delivered in 4 hours. NGT’s Interacting with the Public in a Positive Way course is recommended for front-line officers who need communication skills coaching - not COP/G.


Community Oriented Policing on Campuses

Campuses have special needs, benefits, and considerations involving safety. They are particularly rich environments for the COP philosophy because the administration has control over more environmental and punitive factors than local governments. This course takes into account the age range of students, from middle school to college, which makes them the most likely victims of drug and sex-related crimes. Learn how to address these issues efficiently and pro-actively with COP methodologies. 

Course Objectives:  

  • Basic COP philosophies
  • Why COP is particularly suited for a campus
  • CPTED - Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design
  • Learn about crime prevention for students, faculty, and staff
  • Alcohol, Drugs, Sexual Abuse and Domestic Violence
  • Social Media: Good and Bad Use
  • Communication and conflict resolution
  • Citizen’s Responsibility
  • Federal Campus Crime Reporting Laws

Critical Employee Emergency Planning CEEP

Original DHS 2003 Updated 2017 


Course Description:
Your response to an emergency is only as good as your people. Your people will only be present and effective when they know their loved ones are safe. This course is for anyone working or supervising first responders during a disaster.

Click HERE to watch a CEEP Video.  Visit our YouTube channel for additional videos.  

Download/print the CEEP flyer below.   



Course Objectives:  

The only course in the world developed to train and protect responders’ families so that critical employees are better able to serve their communities before, during and after a disaster.

  • Lessons Learned and Best Practices
  • Training and Drills
  • Policy Development
  • What to Expect and Train  
  • What Family Members Know What to do Before, During and After a Disaster

CEEP was created with the experience, guidance, advice, and lessons learned from public safety agencies, companies, responders, employees and their family members from:

  • 9/11 Terrorist Attacks
  • Hurricanes
  • Floods
  • Tornadoes 
  • Earthquakes
  • Wildfires
  • Other Catastrophic Events

Cultural Intelligence:  Best D*^& Diversity Class EVER!


Course Description:

This course is based on EDUCATION and delivered with a generous dose of humor, not guilt or “sensitivity.”  Learn about body language, eye-contact, ways of thinking, expression, values & how ALL of these applies to policing, police safety, communication & building respect with co-workers & community members.  





Course Objectives:

  • The Demographic changes taking place and how it will affect policing
  •  Origin of stereotypes & myths for gender, race, religion, profession, & sexuality
  •  How individual cultures use and perceive eye-contact, space & volume differently
  •  How misinterpretation of verbal & non-verbals can elevate situations affecting officer safety
  •  Build trust & accurate understanding through knowledge
  •  Clashing: Euro Am vs African Am vs Asian Am vs  Hispanic Am vs Middle Eastern Am vs Police
  •  Generations, People with Disabilities & GLBTQ cultures are also discussed
  • How to use cultural intelligence to build a more diverse and safer agency and community 

 Recommended Audience:


This course can literally be modified for any group.  CEO's, supervisors, PIO's, recruiters. patrol and civilian employees can all benefit from this course. 

  Click HERE for video


Representing the Badge: Our Oath, Our Code & Our Honor


Course Objectives:

  • Staying good in a bad world - Why are we here?
  • Procedural Justice: Fairness, Voice, Transparency, Impartiality in our profession and agencies
  • Why Legitimacy is critical for Officer Safety
  • Community Oriented Policing - Not just what we do but how and why
  • For Better or Worse—Social Media

Recommended Audience:

All Sworn Personnel— CEO’s, Commanders, Supervisors, Patrol, Detectives, etc.

Human Trafficking

Course Description:

Human Trafficking is a form of modern-day slavery. Victims of Human Trafficking are young children, teenagers, men, and women. Most police think, “It doesn’t happen in my town,” but it happens more than most think. Almost all underage prostitutes are victims.  Victims of Human Trafficking are subjected to force, fraud, or coercion, for the purpose of sexual exploitation or forced labor. After drug dealing, trafficking of humans is tied with arms dealing and is the fastest growing.  


Course Objectives:

  • What is & is not Human Trafficking - Who, What, Where, Why, and How
  • How victims are chosen and how to identify Human Trafficking
  • How organized crime uses the internet to lure teens in Human Trafficking 
  • How to act and provide support when a Human Trafficking situation has been detected, including legal and immigration issues, language barriers, shelter/ housing and providing food for victims
  • How local law enforcement can develop and maintain relationships with victim services
  • Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the resources that can be provided by building these partnerships
  • Specific information about emerging trends in Human Trafficking
  • Discuss state and federal Human Trafficking Laws

Managing Generations in Public Safety


Course Description:

Law Enforcement agencies are experiencing new leadership challenges these days. With four different generations in the workforce and our cities, it is increasingly difficult to supervise officers and have officers communicate well.  Each age group brings with it its own expectations, values, work styles and characteristics, which are often misunderstood by other Generations.  






Course Objectives:

  • Learn your own leadership style and capabilities
  • Identify the four generations in the workforce
  • Methods of communication with different age groups
  • Understand the generational differences as it pertains to values, characteristics, work styles, loyalties, etc.
  • Millennial Characteristics
  • What to know when managing Millennials at work
  • How to recruit and keep the best people for the future of your agency
  • Personality Types for Motivation & Teamwork

Personality Styles & Effective Teams  


Course Description:

The personality assessment tool NGT utilizes is True Colors. Awareness of your personality style and others can help you mitigate stress in all relationships in your life. The ability of a supervisor to “read” personalities can aid you in motivating, working with, and coaching them. The capacity of a team is determined by a supervisor’s and team member's ability to capitalize on the strengths of each member. This course is extremely interactive.


Course Objectives:

  • The four personality types and sub-types
  • Identify their own, and others’ personality types, values, stressors and preferred style of communication
  • Work and build teams more successfully with various personality styles
  • Reap the benefits of diverse skills and techniques to improve personal communication skills and improve team performance
  • Use these skills to develop personal relations and decrease stress

Procedural Justice: Transparency & Fairness Inside & Out


Course Description

Most Procedural Justice courses focus exclusively on theory and ideology, our 8-hour class uses case studies, videos, and policy to show PRACTICAL APPLICATION of how Procedural Justice is applied within an agency and community. 

Course Objectives:

  • Understand Procedural Justice components: Fairness, Voice, Transparency, and Impartiality & their place in our profession and agencies
  • How Procedural Justice enriches our fundamentals and works around the world and with Community Oriented Policing
  • How to incorporate Procedural Justice core principles into all aspects of the organization: Hiring, Training, Discipline, Policies, Communication, Community Relationships, Resource Allocation, etc.
  • How Procedural Justice creates a better working environment, promotes officer safety and decreases citizen complaints
  • How Procedural Justice works with Risk Management to decrease department liability
  • How Procedural Justice bridges the gap between community members & creates a new, positive “Us vs. Them” with our citizens & the Law Enforcement profession 

Internet Predators: Sexting, Sextortion, & Human Trafficking (LE Class, School & Public Class Below)  


Recommended Audience: Criminal Justice - Police Patrol, Detectives, SRO's, Juvenile Judges, Probation, District Attorneys and DA Investigators.  





Class Objectives:

  • How Predators take advantage of the communication gap between Digital Immigrants & Digital Natives*
  • Desensitizing, grooming, mental and technical hacking to gain information, pictures, video, money, and meetings. 
  • Types of Predators & Bullies: School/Local, organized crime, companies 
  • Prevention, Education & Monitoring
  • Sexting, Sextortion & Human Trafficking
  • Bullying, Suicide, Peer Pressure & Social Media 
  • Today's apps for social media, hiding files and more.
  • Preventing Predators: A Team Approach
  • Federal & State Laws
  • Victim groups - Pre-teens, teens, recently divorced/widowed, military, etc.  

NOT a computer forensics class (Forensics experts have rated it highly) 

Heavy focus on pre-teens & teens 


Internet & Social Media Safety

School Administration - Counselors, Principals, Teachers 

 2 hours - Parents, community & church groups 

1.5 hrs.  - Kids and Teens

Strategic Social Media to Advance Your Agency Mission


This class shows how to use social media as a purposeful tool to achieve your Agencies Mission, Goals and branding.  This will mean changing the view of it in your Department from a feel-good-PIO-add-on to a purposeful communication tool to provide transparency, legitimacy, voice, inside and outside your agency, and REPLACES the old system of media-driven information in your community.


 Course Objectives

1. How Social Media has Changed Media & our Citizens 

2. Has Social Media Changed your Agency?

3. Law Enforcement Social Media tools 

4.  Popular Social Media Apps Explained 

5. Best Practices & Managing Social Media 

6. 2018 Trends and how they Impact Policing

7. How Social Media has Changed our Brains and Crime


Recommended Audience:

Agency CEO’s, Commanders, Supervisors of Patrol, Dispatch, Detectives, PIO’s, anyone who may post in the future.

 We have also developed and delivered specialized Social Media Courses for DA's Associations, City Governments, Public Works, EMS, Fire Departments, Courts, and their PIO's; ALL have been rated very highly.  Call for References.

Social Media in Disasters 

Course Description: This course examines disasters that have taken place worldwide since 2005 and extracts the best and worst social media practices from them. Participants will gain familiarity with several social media platforms, and an extensive film library is available on the NextGenTraining YouTube channel to refer back to and aid in implementing these lessons to their communities.  






Course Objectives:

Each disaster will be broken down to show best and worst practices, applications, citizen response, for public safety can learn from, plan, improve, and prepare their agency response during a disaster.​ 


Lessons Learned from: 

  • 2005 Hurricane Katrina
  • 2007 California Wildfires
  • 2009 Bellevue, NE Abortion Clinic Riot
  • 2009 Presidential Inauguration
  • 2009 Washington, DC Metro Crash
  • 2010 Haiti Earthquake
  • 2011 Japan Tsunamis
  • 2011 US Tornado Devastation
  • 2013 Boston Bombing
  • 2015 Northeastern US Blizzard
  • 2016 Floods & Blizzard
  • 2017 Hurricanes


Recommended Audience: 

This non-technical, introductory level course is designed for Public Safety CEOs (Law Enforcement, Fire, and Emergency Management), Policy Makers, Public Information Officers, or Supervisors who will be working through a disaster in their community. A modified version of this course is also available for DAs, Mayors and City Department heads.

Many thanks to Pixabay and Geralt Gerd Altmann  •  Freiburg/Deutschland  for the outstanding graphics! 

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