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Racial Intelligence TRAINERS Class @ U of Iowa Police – DEC 2022 (Iowa)

December 14, 2022 - December 15, 2022

University of Iowa police dept

This ‘invite only’ 2-Day RITE TRAINERS Class is December 14-15, 2022 and hosted by University of Iowa Police Department.


Racial Equity Expands Fairness and Justice to All

RITE classes are nationally recognized in encouraging a bias-free workplace, that includes racial equity inside and outside the agency. Our classes include a combination of emotional and social intelligence skill-building with unique accountability Tools. Years of research along with hands-on training, give your employees a sole-source experience that is unmatched.


“RITE Training benefits ALL in Public Service”


“Training cannot be done the same way we did in the 1980’s. In order to build racial equity that includes fairness and justice, we need to change how we do things, from leadership on down.” ~ Linda Webb

Read the article on Racial Equity HERE


With proven RESULTS that RITE Training decreases use of force, Racial Intelligence combines Emotional Intelligence (EI) and Social Intelligence (SI), which has been successfully used in corporations for years. This helps your department develop a bias-free community.


Definition of Racial Intelligence: “The practice of using Emotional Intelligence (EI), Social Intelligence (SI), and the RITE Tools, to treat ourselves and others fairly.” Learn more about EI and SI…


Trainers will learn the RITE 3-prong approach:

  1. Officer Communication: Emotional Intelligence Tools for Resiliency and De-escalation; personally and professionally
  2. Build Department Morale: Social Intelligence helps with Bias-free policing, Recruiting, Improved morale, and Accountability
  3. Enhance Community Relations: Bias-free policing will Enhance public trust


The 2-Day Training Overview:

  • (6) Emotional Intelligence (EI) and Social Intelligence (SI) modules
  • Insight to controlling emotions in heightened and pressure situations
  • Accountability Tools: RITE Ladder, New Day, Block-out, + more
  • Implicit and Explicit Bias, Hot-Buttons, and PTS-D
  • Create Bias-Free Culture throughout the department
  • Professional workplace practices
  • Racial Equity inside and outside the agency
  • Learn to avoid ‘Block-Out Syndrome’ on 95% of calls
  • Duty to Intervene – Response to Block Out (Step In, Tap Out, Take Over)
  • De-escalation Communication, Behavioral Self Control
  • Certificate of license to teach RITE in agency
  • Accredited by IADLEST, highest standard of LE training
  • RITE Tools – Required for all students; KEYS to departmental accountability


RITE in the Media: RITE media page

RITE Articles to Learn from and Share:

Duty to Intervene during Block-out – Article Link Policing is affected by Officer Implicit Issues – Article Link 6 Signs a Bully is causing your Workplace Harassment Issues Article Link Professional Workplace Culture is Reducing Police Misconduct – Article Link


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2-Day Agenda:

8:00 – 11:50 am     Morning session 12:00 – 1:00 pm     Lunch Break 1:00 – 4:00 pm      Afternoon session



Training Location

210 S Dubuque St,
Iowa City, IA 52240


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Our Mission

The mission of the University of Iowa Department of Public Safety is to foster a safe, supportive, and inclusive campus environment by building partnerships, solving problems, and working collaboratively to reduce crime, preserve peace, and provide safety services equally to all members of the community.


University of Iowa Department of Public Safety
808 University Capitol Centre Iowa City, IA 52242-5500 United States + Google Map
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