Training & Presentations

Get trained to stay safe

IUPD has trainings that address your safety concerns. We can help you learn important skills to fend off sexual violence, survive an active shooter situation, or make sure that your campus facility is prepared for emergencies.

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Police & public safety

For more information or to contact a training coordinator for your campus, see the list of campus-specific IUPD training coordinators below.

Active Aggressor is taught by public safety and emergency management and continuity staff. It teaches the concept (watch video) of Run-Hide-Fight.

Campus Security Authority Training is required under the federal Clery Act for certain groups of people who have police or security duties, or those who have significant student or campus responsibilities. The instruction is available through Canvas. Learn more about CSA.

Child Abuse Recognition and Report: Learn more about how to recognize the warning signs of child abuse, as well as your obligations to report suspected abuse.

Crime Prevention Presentations, generally issue-specific, are conducted by IUPD personnel upon request.

Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design usually involves a survey of the physical, mechanical and organizational structure of a location for the purpose of identifying features that may contribute to unwanted behaviors such as criminal acts.

Drug Awareness is a 1-hour program offered upon request to university administrators whose work may involve dealing with illegal drug issues.

Fatal Vision Goggles, an interactive activity with IUPD-Bloomington officers to simulate intoxication.

Fundamentals of Search and Rescue is a national training program preparing volunteers, first responders, and search team members to locate lost or missing persons in a variety of conditions. It is a five-day course taught over two weekends each spring through a partnership with IU Outdoor Adventure and the School of Public Health-Bloomington.

IUPD 2, offered upon request only to women, is a 1.5-hour class designed to address personal safety awareness and risk minimization issues related to potential sexual violence or other attacks.

Programs Involving Children (PIC) Training describes IU’s Programs Involving Children policy. The policy does not require the training for compliance but it’s recommended for anyone running a PIC program. The training is available through Canvas. Learn more about PIC.

Verbal Judo is a form of conflict management that uses posture and body language, tone of voice, and word choice to calm a potentially volatile situation.

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Other trainings available

Emergencies, continuity, & planning

Active Aggressor is taught by public safety and emergency management and continuity staff. It teaches the concept (watch video) of Run-Hide-Fight. Contact Lt. Brice Teter at for more information

Emergency Management 101 is a brief introduction to IU Emergency Management and Continuity and to emergency management planning and response for a campus. Contact for more information.

IU Emergency Preparedness Certificate, offered by IU Emergency Management and Continuity in cooperation with University Human Resources. The program offers self-paced instruction to help students and university employees become better prepared for emergencies that may occur on or off of campus.

Personal Safety and Preparedness, contact for more information.

Severe Weather Spotting, a class offered periodically with the National Weather Service. Email to find out the next date.

Environmental health & safety

There are a wide range of environmental and occupational heath and safety, trainings available to students, faculty, and staff. Trainings are offered both online and in classroom settings on subjects such as biosafety, radiation safety, and laboratory chemical safety.

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