Public Information Officer - Boot Camp - Greenwood, Indiana


Master Public Information Officer™ – 4-day Certification Program

PIO Boot Camp In Corrections, Detention, and Jails


Special Edition: Media Relations Training

for Corrections, Detention & Jails


Intensive Corrections-Detention Media Relations Training – High caliber
instruction, exercises, videos, on-camera practicals & more



  • Dealing with high-profile arrestees or inmates
  • Social Media Revolution- Tricks, secrets & pitfalls.
  • Handling a major escape or lock-down crisis
  • For-profit correctional facilities: Making the case
  • Prison & jail apps that dramatically impact your facility
  • When to respond and when to just “shut up!”
  • Realities of inmates with mental health or PTSD
  • Your “open-door policy” may be a career killer
  • Preparing for a cyber-breach & activism
  • Why reporters need your dept. on social media
  • Videos: Good, bad & ugly of news interviews
  • Handling an in-custody death or serious injury
  • Secrets reporters don’t want you to know
  • Twitter, Facebook & YouTube are the news now!
  • You may NOT need a media policy
  • Take the heart out of a negative news story
  • Why no-contact visitation is here to stay
  • Google & new tech can save your dept.’s reputation.
  • Telling good stories about a difficult business
  • An eye-opening look inside a TV news room
  • Writing more effective news releases
  • Emergency responses to toughest media questions


After this intensive seminar , you’ll be ready for the challenges of media relations
with new-found knowledge and confidence to succeed like never before.


PIO Boot Camp In Corrections, Detention, and Jails

$595 per person – Limited seating available

Info: E-mail or call 602-445-6442

Chris Ryan’s PIO Boot Camp

Note: “This is a unconventional training program taught form a tactical real world situation. we escape the point by point / step by step checklist. this is a real world solution to a real world problem.”


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