The Anti-Defamation League is the leading nongovernmental trainer of American law enforcement on topics ranging from fighting extremism to building relationships with the communities they serve.
Below is a list of some of the training and educational programs, which can be customized to meet specific needs and interests of law enforcement agencies. Unless otherwise noted, training is free of charge.
Hate Crimes Training
How do you know you’re dealing with a hate crime? This session helps federal, state, and local law enforcement officers recognize hate crimes and understand their unique nature and community impact.
Law Enforcement and Society (LEAS)
In this nationally acclaimed training program, run in partnership with the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, law enforcement officers examine the role of police under the Nazis and the implications of this history for law enforcement today, focusing on the core values of the profession. LEAS is offered in numerous cities around the country.
Training on Managing Implicit Bias
This practical program for law enforcement professionals promotes fairness, equity, and respect. Participants consider identity, culture, implicit bias, stereotyping, and discrimination, and discuss how these factors may affect their policing practices. Program fees apply.
Extremism and Hate in the U.S.
This presentation explores the activity and tactics of extremist groups and movements from across the ideological spectrum.
Officer Safety and Extremism
Learn why and how extremists target police officers and explore the most common officer safety situations involving extremists.
White Supremacist Activity in the U.S.
Learn to recognize America’s major white supremacist groups and the threat they pose to officer and public safety.
Advanced Training School (ATS)
Recognized as one of the country’s premier counterterrorism trainings, ATS provides chiefs and senior commanders with the latest expertise, information, and resources to combat domestic and international terrorist threats. Sessions take place in Washington, D.C. Participation is by application only.