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Line of Duty Death – Law Enforcement Executive Training

August 8, 2023 - August 9, 2023

A Chief’s/Sheriff’s Guide to Responding to a Line of Duty Death
Tuesday, August 8th from 8:00am-5:00pm
Wednesday, August 9th from 8:00am-5:00pm
Location: NW Church / Community Life Center in Lynnwood, WA
One of the most traumatic events facing a law enforcement agency is the potential loss of one of their own in a Line of Duty Death. Incidents such as an LoDD are defining moments affecting families, agencies and communities. How agency leadership plans, prepares, and responds to this interpersonal trauma has long lasting impacts. This two day course is designed for agency executives and those decision makers who may be placed in a leadership position in the event of a Line of Duty Death or other critical death within an agency.


In this training for Command and Executive Staff
You will learn…
  • How to be best prepared to meet the needs of the affected family and agency
  • An overview of the decisions that will need to be made in the immediate and long term aftermath of an LoDD
  • How an Incident Management Team structure may play a role in planning a LoDD Memorial Service
  • How to navigate the Benefits Process
  • Long term care strategies for the family and for the agency
Training Details…
  • This training is provided at no cost (other than personal expenses)
  • This is a two day training from 8:00am to 5:00pm on 8/8 & 8/9
  • The material is designed for Chiefs, Sheriffs, Command Staff, Honor Guard and Honor Guard Commanders
  • Dress code : Business Casual and current COVID19 protocols will be followed
  • Coffee and snacks will be available to participants. Meals are on your own


Presenters Include: 

Brian Johnston, Executive Director,  Behind the Badge Foundation

Meg DiBucci, Programs and Services Director, Behind the Badge Foundation

Chief Cherie Harris, Kirkland Police Department

Undersheriff Darren Ullmann (ret), Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Office 

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August 8, 2023
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NW Church / Community Life Center
19820 Scriber Lake Rd
Lynnwood, 98036 United States
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