PLEASE FORWARD THIS NOTICE TO YOUR DEPARTMENTAL TRAINING OFFICER

BENCHMARK PROFESSIONAL SEMINARS, INC.
Wilmington, Delaware
(302) 654-9091 (Voice) * (302) 225-4165 (Fax) * haberbenchmark@aol.com (Email) * www.leseminars.org (Website)

A TWO-DAY SEMINAR DESIGNED FOR THE PERSON WHO IS ASSIGNED TO MEET ON A REGULAR BASIS WITH MEMBERS OF THE PRESS OR WHEN A MATTER OF SIGNIFICANT COMMUNITY CONCERN REQUIRES SUCH A SESSION AS DURING THE INVESTIGATION OF AN ON-GOING MAJOR CASE. PROGRAM PROGRAM WILL BE PRESENTED MARCH 26-27, 2018 AT THE ST. AUGUSTINE POLICE DEPARTMENT IN ST. AUGUSTINE, FLORIDA

AGENCY SPOKESPERSON SEMINAR
March 26-27, 2018
A basic two-day seminar for the designated public information officer, chief, assistant chief or other agency individual who serve as a spokesperson for their department with the media during an event involving wide community interest or concern. The seminar which will be Florida oriented is primarily for those with little formal training on dealing with the media and will present fundamental information to assist such personnel to enhance their skills in serving as the liaison between their department and the media. Topics to be presented over the two days include: (1) role/goal of a public information officer; (2) legal aspects and repercussions of disseminating information; (3) writing news releases that have impact and get noticed; (4) handling tricky questions; (5) never having to say "no comment"; (6) State Public Records Law; (7) building a solid relationship with local reporters; (8) using the media to your advantage; (9) being "on call"--a necessary part of the job; (10) handling the intense media spotlight when a tragedy or major case occurs; and (11) on-camera interviews and practice

DATE/LOCATION/TIME
Program will be conducted March 26-27, 2018 at the St. Augustine Police Department. 151 King Street, in St. Augustine, Florida. Class will be in session 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. each program day.

FEE
$295 per person

REGISTRATION / CANCELLATION POLICY
Complete the attached registration form and return it with your check or purchase order no later than March 20, 2018. Or, fax the registration form along with your purchase order or purchase order number to (302) 225-4165. If you register by fax, be sure to call (302) 654-8244 to confirm that we received your registration. Prior to registering, please link to www.leseminars.org/00001.htm for complete details on cancellation procedure.

OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATIONS
For information, link to www.leseminars.org/lodging.htm .

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION / ON-SITE SEMINARS

For more information about this program, contact Jacob Haber at (302) 654-8244. If you are interested in having a program conducted at your site, call Mr. Haber at the aforementioned telephone number and request an information packet.

EMAIL NOTIFICATION OF SEMINARS OFFERED IN FLORIDA AND SURROUNDING STATES:
Send a note to haberbenchmark@aol.com and request to be placed on our seminar notification list. Include your (1) name; (2) email address; (3) department; and (4) State.

If you received this email notice in error or prefer no longer to be emailed announcements of forthcoming law enforcement seminars, call toll-free, 1-866-202-4350 and your email address will be immediately deleted from our file.

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Return to:
Benchmark Professional Seminars, Inc.
P.O. Box 7086
Wilmington, Delaware 19803-7086

I (we) desire to enroll in the "Agency Spokesperosn Seminar" to be conducted March 26-27, 2018 at the St. Augustine Police Department in St. Augustine, Florida.

Enclosed is a personal check, agency check, or agency purchase order in the amount $295 per person or according to the team discount. Make checks and purchase orders payable to Benchmark Professional Seminars, Inc.

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Email Address for Delivery of Confirmation Letter and Invoice

Duplicate this form as necessary and return it to the address above or fax to (302) 225-4165. Submit form no later than March 20, 2018.. If you faxed your registration form, be sure to call (302) 654-8244 to confirm that we received it