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Line of Duty Death – Law Enforcement Executive Training West Richland

October 24, 2023 - October 25, 2023

A Chief’s/Sheriff’s Guide to Responding to a Line of Duty Death
Tuesday, October 24, from 0800 – 1700
Wednesday, October 25, from 0800 – 1700
Location: West Richland PD Community Room
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 a 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 a 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 0800 – 1700 on October 24  & October 25
  • The material is designed for Chiefs, Sheriffs, Command Staff, Honor Guard, and Honor Guard Commanders
  • Dress code: Business Casual
  • 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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October 24, 2023
October 25, 2023
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West Richland Police Training Building
7920 W Van Giesen St
West Richland, WA 99353 United States
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