In this self-paced on-demand training, students will become familiar with public employee freedom of speech issues under the First Amendment.  One of the quickest ways to end your public safety career is to post something inappropriate on social media.  As a result, this training will focus on social media applications for public safety employee freedom of speech.  Students will:

  • Learn about the basics of the First Amendment and how it applies to public employees
  • Understand the applicable First Amendment analysis for public employee freedom of speech
  • Be able to articulate when public employee speech is protected
  • Understand how the First Amendment applies to social media
  • Learn about the constitutional considerations necessary to draft an agency social media policy

Included in this training:

  • Guide to Public Employee Freedom of Speech for Public Safety (2021 Edition)
  • Additional training references & materials
  • In-depth training videos
  • Course assessment to test learning comprehension
  • Access to discussion forum to interact with other students
  • Opportunity to reflect on lessons learned

After registration is submitted, you will receive an email from system@litmos.com with login instructions to begin the training.  Questions – email dawn@mpitraining.com

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