Seminar Title

Online: Dealing with Inmate Aggression Successfully: Use of Force & Current Trends

Dates of Events

10/23/2023 through 10/23/2023

Last Updated: 09/28/2023
Instructor(s): Jeffrey Carter
Course Registration Fee: $150
Instructor Bio
Jeffrey Carter
Jeff Carter, Deputy Director (Retired)Fayette County Detention Center Adult Facility Lexington, Kentucky

Jeff Carter retired December 2018 as the Deputy Director of the Fayette County Detention Center in Lexington, Kentucky. Over his 20-year career, he has worked all levels of custody inside a 1300 bed correctional facility located in the horse racing capitol of he world. Jeff was an instructor for 5 years inside the academy where he trained over 700 recruits, molding them into successful leaders in the Corrections field. He’s trained and commanded the CERT team, as well as, taught Drill and Ceremony to the Division Honor guard. While promoting through the ranks he commanded the Professional Standards Unit where he specialized in Internal Affairs investigations and Gang Intel for 7 years. Jeff completed over 200 administrative investigations, as well as, conducted over 100 PREA (Prison Rape Elimination Act) investigations. He is well versed in PREA and is a PREA Investigator Instructor. Jeff has completed the top Leadership Academies at the National Institute of Corrections in Aurora, Colorado. He brings experience from proudly serving 4 years in the U.S. Marine Corps, followed by obtaining his BS degree in Correction’s and Juvenile Services/Political Science from Eastern Kentucky University, through his career as a Corrections Leader. Jeff was a Certified Deputy Coroner within the Commonwealth of Kentucky for 8 years. He presents jail training throughout the country and serves as an Expert Witness around the United States focusing on jail litigation.
Course Objectives
Course Overview:
Date: October 23, 2023
Time: 1:00pm – 3:00pm (Eastern Time)

Use of Force- Response to Inmate Aggression:
As Corrections Officers we face many challenges in dealing with the inmate population. Use of Force is utilized in our nations prisons and jails each day. It is our responsibility from the top down to insure the force we use is consistent with not only our own policies but current case law as well. This class will cover why “Use of Force” is one of the top two reasons Jails and Prisons face lawsuits around the nation and "Best Practices" we can train and implement to be successful defending these legal challenges.
Define the following terms:
-Physical Force
-Deadly Physical Force
-Excessive Force

Examine given situations to determine appropriate use of force
• Examine and explain the five (5) specific circumstances in which Corrections Officers have the right to use reasonable force.
• Determine if use of restraints constitutes use of force and recognize situations in which officers may use restraints.
• Examine situations to determine if deadly force may be used.
Choke Holds · Neck Restraints · Duty to Intervene
Duty to Care · Positional Asphyxiation · Active Aggression
Passive Aggression · Active Resistance · Excessive Force

Group Viewing Encouraged: Pay 1 Registration Fee
·Multiple attendees can group view the training from one device only and each attendee will receive a certificate.
·ONLY the registered attendee will receive a link to join the training (Link will be sent 1-2 Days Prior to the Event)
Quiz & Certificates: Within 24 hours after the live broadcast the registered attendee will receive an email with:
·Quiz link that will need to be forwarded to each person in your group so they may print a certificate after completing the quiz. ·30 Days Access of the Recording (this link may be shared with with others in your department)
*** No Refunds After Class Link Has Been Sent***

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