Tag Archives: Training

When Force is Used at EPD

Use of Force at EPD As part of our policy to control the use of force, EPD performs an inspection that collects the data surrounding the circumstances, types and levels of force used by its officers. Captain Stephens read every … Continue reading

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You Biased? Maybe!

Jeff Thomas, a choir singer, stood on a corner holding a choir robe slung over his shoulder, while waiting for a ride. An EPD officer checking the area for a man who just fled from the Sheriff’s office saw Jeff … Continue reading

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Active Shooter Training

EPD along with the Humboldt County Office of Education will host training in how to survive an active shooter. It is open to the public.  Led by Captain Brian Stephens and Senior Dispatcher Katie Hill, the training will describe what action you … Continue reading

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De-escalation Training and Rural Policing

A distraught woman holds a knife to her chest and threatens suicide because she had a miscarriage. How would you handled this incident? To complicate matters she has barricaded herself in a car with the engine running. A 25 year … Continue reading

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