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Responding to Veterans & Police Officers in Crisis

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Date: Tuesday, December 03, 2019
Ends On: Wednesday, December 04, 2019
Registration Deadline: Saturday, November 30, 2019
Time: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Instructor Location:
LETAC Training Center & Office
840 S. Spring Street, Suite B
Springfield, IL 62704
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Instructor: Silouan Green
Member's Fee: $0
Non-Member & Civilian Fee: $0
Meets the following mandated training requirements: Civil rights, Constitutional & proper use authority, Human rights & Procedural justice

Instructor: Silouan Green graduated from Vanderbilt University in 1991 and then accepted a commission in the United States Marine Corps. While serving in the Marines, Silouan was involved in a jet training accident. In the ejection, Silouan s back was broken and his co-pilot tragically killed. This horrible event and the complications that followed led to the development of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). He was disability discharged and had to learn to put his life back together. It began with a two-year motorcycle journey where he learned to live.

Silouan instructs on Responding to PTSD and Officers in Crisis, Overcoming Adversity, and Foundational Leadership. He teaches people to become leaders in all aspects of their lives and to use the trials and transitions we all face as fuel to live free and lead with purpose. He has taught around the country at places such as Walter Reed Medical Center in Washington D.C., Fort Campbell in Kentucky, and Camp Lejeune in North Carolina. He has trained thousands of police officers and first responders from hundreds of law enforcement agencies, as well as mental health professionals, private corporations, non-profit organizations and major universities. Silouan is a dynamic speaker. His presentations are focused on delivering solid information and practical tools for living and leading. He provides a broad perspective that officers find refreshing, educational, and inspirational.

Course Description: The course will focus on tactics, techniques and procedures when responding to a veteran or police officer that may be suffering from anxiety, depression or PTSD and will help to establish skills to assist in these special times. More and more veterans are coming home to our communities, and while many have a healthy transition, others face a myriad of difficulties from unemployment, depression, PTSD, and in some cases, destructive behavior such as domestic violence, suicide or other disturbances.

This training will benefit patrol officers, detectives, street supervisors, agency managers, crisis negotiators, CIT officers, CIT instructors, and police social workers.

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Non-Member Tuition: No tuition is being charged for this class. Cancellations will also be posted to our mailing list and our Facebook and Twitter accounts.
To Register: Email registration to You may also fill out and submit our online registration form through the website at or call 217-726-7014 to register by phone (be sure to include all pertinent information). MTU #10 local member department officers will be given registration preference until seven days prior to the date of class. After that date, registrations will be taken on a first-come, first-served basis, regardless of MTU status. We cannot accept registrations from individual officers. All registrations must go through your Chief, Sheriff, or department training office, even if you are attending class on your own time.

Cancellation: If a class must be canceled for any reason, every effort will be made to do so at least 2 weeks before the class is scheduled to begin. However, there are circumstances where last minute cancellation is out of our control. All officers who have been registered for training will be contacted at the email address given at registration, so please be sure to provide an email address which is checked often