Police Psychology | Master Police Coaches:
“Building A Better Cop”
Marla Friedman, Police Psychologist
Born out of the academy, the Probationer is a blank slate. Mega assembly required running the gamut from appropriate deployment of de-escalation and tactical skills training, mental health and suicide prevention techniques, and development of a mentoring relationship, which transitions throughout their career and remains into retirement. This cradle to grave approach (Badge of Life) supports the Officer at every stage and creates and sustains the safest working environment to consistently execute uncompromised law enforcement service delivery.
Many have asked, what is a Master Police Coach (MPC)? It is a Field Training Officer who has exceptional skills in the following areas: interpersonal relationships, jurisdictional geography and orientation, motor vehicle operation and the use of emergency equipment. These of course are some of the critical skills all officers need to know. MPCs excel in these areas and others. (more…)