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LPSO employees receive '21st Century Policing' training

Lafayette Sheriff’s Office
Posted at 7:29 PM, Feb 11, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-11 21:05:26-05

LAFAYETTE, La.  — Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office employees attended a course Thursday called 21st Century Policing: Building Trust & Legitimacy.

The course was taught by Luis Soler, a retired police chief, and helps LPSO employees to understand that in every organization, building trust and legitimacy is a top priority.

The one-day class has trained 205 deputies on lessons learned over the past year and how deputies can re-establish trust in their communities.

LPSO spokesperson Capt. John Mowell explained that the course, "really focuses a lot on public trust and developing and fostering that relationship with the public."

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