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Curry's Criminal Justice Department Hosts Two-Day Training
Captain Jody Kasper conducted a two-day training on Curry's Milton campus entitled, "How Cops Die - Understanding and Preventing Duty Related Deaths" on August 21 and 22, 2014. Attended by area police officers, the course addressed strategies to reduce duty-related injuries and deaths for police personnel at all levels.
Instructor Captain Jody Kasper is an Operations Division Commander with the Northampton Police Department in Massachusetts and an adjunct professor at Elms College. She has a master's degree in criminal justice and a master's degree in public administration. She has authored several books including "Progressive Police Supervision: A Simple and Effective Approach for Managing a Police Agency", "Improving Motivation and Morale: A Police Leader's Guide" and "How Cops Die: Understanding and Preventing Duty-related Deaths". She has also authored articles for Law and Order Magazine, The Police Chief, and Police.
Hosted by Curry's Criminal Justice Department, the event was sponsored by the Massachusetts Latino Police Officers.