A Hard-Hitting, No-Nonsense Media Relations Seminar

for Police, Fire & Public Safety Leaders

Public Information Officer - Boot Camp - Greenwood, Indiana

June 19-22, 2023
Denham Springs Police Dept.
Denham Springs, LA

4-day ‘Master Public Information Officer’ ™ – Certification Program

Intensive Media Relations Training – High caliber instruction,

exercises, videos, on-camera practicals & more

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  • Crisis & Incident Command Communications
  • Perception vs. Reality – Educating a skeptical audience
  • Your “open-door policy” may be a career killer
  • There’s a problem with those words!
  • Guerrilla tactics to get your message out
  • Facebook & Instagram Live! Should we be?
  • News coverage trends, updates & challenges
  • Police & Fire Brand Reputation Mgmt.
  • Social Media Revolution: Tricks, secrets & pitfalls
  • Videos: Good, bad & ugly of news interviews
  • Impact of “Cyber Activism” on Police & Fire Dept.’s
  • When to respond & when to just “shut up!”
  • Apps & tech for an overwhelmed PIO
  • Write more effective news releases, posts & tweets
  • Secrets & tricks reporters don’t want you to know
  • Take the heart out of a negative news story
  • Emergency responses to toughest media questions

PIO Training in Louisiana
June 19-22, 2023 • 0800 to 1600 hrs
Hosted by Denham Springs Police Dept.
@ Denham Springs High School STEM Center
1129 South Range Ave., Denham Springs, Louisiana 70726

$595 per person – Limited seating available

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 Info: E-mail or call 602-445-6442


Hampton Inn – Baton Rouge – Denham Springs
201 Rushing Road West
Denham Springs, LA

Comfort Suites Denham Springs
249 Rushing Road West, Denham Springs, LA
(225) 243-7210
(Gov. rate or “Best rate”)


Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport (BTR)
9430 Jackie Cochran Dr, Baton Rouge, LA 70811
(28 Min. from training)

New Orleans International Airport (MSY)
1 Terminal Dr, Kenner, LA 70062
(1 Hour 10 Min. from training)



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Mayor Joseph Maturo, East Haven, CT Answering reporter Mario Diaz's question about what the Mayor will do for Latinos following Federal Racial Profiling allegations & arrests.