Public Safety: Maintain a Safe Environment for City-Henry County Residents

  • Key Outcomes: Provide adequate training for police and fire departments
  • Success Indicator: Resources secured and devoted to training
  • Supporting Goal: Training programs initiated and taken
  • Performance Measure: Number of trainees passing percentage
  • Lead Responsibility: Police Department
  • Priority: Immediate


  1. MPD scheduled a Naloxone train the trainer for law enforcement class on August 16, 2017. The new instructors from this class will then train the rest of the PD. Naloxone is an emergency counter opioid overdose drug. (Sean Dunn - July 28, 2017)
  2. Every MPD employee attended Verbal De-Escalation Training in January or February 2017. This training helps officers to better utilize verbal communication skills to defuse situations. (Sean Dunn - March 3, 2017)
  3. Virtually every member of the MPD has attended Fair and Impartial Policing (FIP) Training to better understand and overcome implicit bias. (Sean Dunn - October 24, 2016)
  4. MF and EMS invests money in the latest local training and at conferences as funding and time allows. Out-of-area training is utilized if fairly priced. This networking is important in order to stay efficient and up-to-date with all the latest requirements. (Teddy Anderson - July 11, 2016)
  5. MF and EMS staff trains a minimum of 456 hours per week. Calls take priority and are covered while the training is taking place. This can change the training but doesn't stop it. All hours are logged and used to help with our current ISO rating of 3. (Teddy Anderson - July 11, 2016)
  6. MF and EMS is adding training related to care in tactical situations to their strict regimen on fire and EMS training. (Teddy Anderson - July 11, 2016)
  7. The MPD has devoted significant dollars and time to training employees. (Sean Dunn - June 21, 2016)
  8. In addition to Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) required training, employees have received training from national experts in Community Policing, Fair & Impartial Policing, Leadership, Crime Analysis, and Management. (Sean Dunn - June 21, 2016)