ACTIVE CHIEFS ONLY:

Crisis Communication & Media Relations

Course Overview
This one day course will teach you how to effectively deal with the media and develop a strategic plan for your department's image. The class will provide insight into how the media operates and how to get your message covered. Participants will learn how to write an effective news release and conduct media interviews. The class will detail the requirements of when and how to release information to the media and when it can be withheld. 

Course Objectives
At the end of this program, participants will:
- Write news releases
- Learn PIO "101"
- Create positive media coverage for your agency
- Demonstrate crisis management and crime scene management
- Understand the media
- Discuss proactive and reactive PIO's
- Social Media - Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, YouTube
- OPRA and the Media

Who Should Attend?

- Public Information Officers
- Command Officers who serve in a supervisory capacity or who have contact with the media
- Governmental employees who deal with the media

 
DATES AND LOCATIONS
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
8:30 am - 4:30 PM
MIddlesex County Police Training Center
SOLD OUT

Wednesday, March 21, 2018
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Voorhees Twp. Police Dept. 
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
THIS COURSE HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL MONDAY, MARCH 26TH DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER