July 16 through 20, Sheriff Cox attended mandatory training in Columbia Missouri for the Missouri Sheriffs’ Association.
Training included courses on:
Preventing the Escape, the Tactical Movement of the Prisoner
Random versus Directed Patrol
Effective Fleet Management
Police Suicide Awareness and Prevention
Detecting Signs of a Potentially Violent Individual
Mentally/Cognitively Impaired Persons and First Responder Awareness
Missouri Sunshine Law
Impact of Critical Incidents on Eye Witness Testimony
Anti-Racial Profiling/Fair and Impartial Policing
Sheriffs also heard from Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley.
Missouri Sheriffs are required by law to obtain a minimum of 20 hours training each year from the Missouri Sheriffs’ Association or pay $2,000 to the State of Missouri.