Hosted by and held at the:
Biddeford Police Department
39 Alfred St
December 13, 2017
Performance Improvement Programs are well accepted by courts, arbiters, civil review boards and employees as a non-punitive means for dealing with employee performance deficiencies. They reduce the burden on management by placing the responsibility squarely on the employee’s shoulders for improvement, reduces the basis for grievances because they are non-punitive methods for correcting deficient performance and they provide a valid offense against claims of illegal discrimination.
Attendees are taught:
The three causes for performance failure
The standard for determining when performance needs improvement
The advantages of performance improvement plans over punitive action
How to develop a Performance Improvement Plan
What it takes to enforce an improvement plan
Students receive class outline, model forms, rules, and certificate of attendance. (Class size is limited, please
D. J. Van Meter Ph.D. / Associate
D.J. Van Meter Ph.D. is the principle of Van Meter & Associates, Inc. (VMA) and
has spent the last 45 years in law enforcement, 15 years as a sworn officer.
He has a Ph.D. in Training and Organizational Development from The Ohio State University,
Columbus, Ohio and also hold’s a Master’s Degree in Labor and Human Resource Management.
He works with counsel as an expert witness, reviews discipline and termination cases
and develops customized policy and procedures manuals for all public safety organizations
nationwide. He is the author of the book, Evaluating Dysfunctional Police Performance:
A Z-based Approach published by Charles Thomas Publishing. Dr. Van Meter is qualified
in state/federal courts as an expert in law enforcement training, use-of-force, and
management and operational policies.
Regular Tuition: $170.00 First $150.00 each additional/same agency
Prepaid Tuition: $150.00 First $130.00 each additional/same agency
Please Note: Prepaid tuition constitutes invoices paid 7 days prior to the date of the course.