Public Safety Training Facility

Monroe Community College
Rochester, New York


In-Service Video Programs Available to Public Safety Agencies

A Contest with No Winners: Dogfighting in America 00:17:00
Public Safety Training Facility 1999
Dogfighting has an impact on everyone in a community. The clandestine nature makes it difficult, but not impossible to control. The signs that dogs are being used for fighting are there if you know what to look for. This video profiles the several types of dogfighters, explains the conditioning of dogs, and offers information on the enforcement of animal fighting laws.

A.S.R. (Aerosol Subject Restraint) 00:06:30
Public Safety Training Facility 1998
Refresher on proper use and handling of aerosol subject restraint. Could be used as intro for recruits. Suitable for road patrol, courts, jail.

Airbags 00:17:00
American Coalition for Traffic Safety 1991
Outlines rescue procedures to be used for airbag-equipped vehicle incidents involving fire, and other incidents involving deployed and undeployed airbags. Discusses how airbags work, how to identify cars equipped with airbags, and safety concerns for rescue personnel.

Alzheimer's 00:06:30
Public Safety Training Facility 2002
Alzheimer's disease is not a normal part of aging. It is a type of dementia - a loss of mental capacity that cannot be reversed. Law enforcement officers called to a scene may on occasion, have to confront an individual with Alzheimer's who is confused about or has no recollection of an alleged incident.

Anti-Lock Braking System 00:09:45
Chevrolet 1991
Covers the difference between conventional braking systems and anti-lock braking systems.

Auto Theft Lecture / Drug Smuggling in Tires 00:17:00
Los Angeles SD/San Jose PD 1992
AUTO THEFT LECTURE - Convicted auto thief provides inside info about target selection, theft planning, types of tools, methods of entry, avoiding apprehension, theft prevention, & how to improve patrol procedures to reduce auto theft occurrences. DRUG SMUGGLING IN TIRES - Describes how compressed marijuana is being smuggled inside automobile tires and shows how containers are welded to the rims so the vehicles can be driven normally. Each tire can hold 20 lbs of marijuana valued at $20k.

Bait Money 00:11:00
Film Makers of Philadelphia, Inc. 1988
The Security Pak Electronic Protection System is used by many banks in our area. It is comprised of a bill pack with a hidden receiver which releases a cloud of red smoke upon leaving the premises. Product advantages and the proper usage of bait money are stressed in this program.

Bloodborne Pathogens 2002 00:08:00
Public Safety Training Facility 2002
Annually, more than 5.6 million workers in health care and public safety could be potentially exposed to aids and Hepatitis B. OSHA and the CDC recommend employing universal precautions whenever contact with blood or other body fluids can reasonably be anticipated.

Bloodborne Pathogens Update 2000 00:08:30
Public Safety Training Facility 2000
New tape for 2000. Fulfills OSHA general refresher requirement for Bloodborne Pathogens/ Infectious Disease training. Reviews universal pre- cautions, Ryan White Act and methods of transmission of infectious diseases.

Bloodborne Pathogens Update 2001 00:09:00
Public Safety Training Facility 2001
Fulfills OSHA general refresher requirement for Bloodborne Pathogens/ Infectious Disease training. Reviews universal precautions, Ryan White Act and methods of transmission of infectious diseases.

Clandestine Drug Labs: Kitchens of Death 00:28:00
U.S. Department of Justice 1989
Segment 1 - Introduction to Clandestine Drug Labs 11:00; Segment 2 - Detection & Location 9:00; Segment 3 - Booby Traps & Hazards 8:00.

Cold Emergencies 00:11:00
Arizona Dept. of Public Safety 1986
Cold emergencies assistance guidelines for the responding officer who encounters a victim of frostbite or hypothermia.

Consent for EMS 00:08:00
Public Safety Training Facility 2001
Before treating a patient, one must obtain the consent of the patient, parent, or guardian. Patients have a right to consent to treatment. EMTs should enter into a caregiving role only with the consent of the patient.

Controlled Substances 00:15:00
Suffolk County Police Department 1983
Discusses terminology found in Section 220 (Controlled Substances Offenses) of the New York State Penal Law as well as proper procedures in several situations involving controlled substances.

Crime Scene Awareness 00:12:30
Suffolk County Police Department 1983
The focus is on proper procedure for first responders at a crime scene. Basic tasks and priorities are demonstrated with preservation of the scene for specialists as the primary objective.

Crime Scene Computer 00:07:45
National Institute of Justice 1992
Outlines a step-by step procedure to safeguard computer evidence found at the scene of a crime.

Developmentally Disabled Persons 00:05:00
Public Safety Training Facility 1988
The physical characteristics of some developmental disabilities are such that the individual's behavior may be interpreted as intoxication. In this program, a woman with Cerebral Palsy describes an unpleasant experience she had with an officer because an assumption was made regarding her condition.

Disorderly Conduct/Harassment 00:18:00
Suffolk County Police Department 1982
This program examines legal definitions concerning incident location and state of mind as it relates to Sections 240.20 (Disorderly Conduct) and 240.25 (Harassment) of the New York State Penal Law.

Domestic Violence 00:07:30
Los Angeles Police Department 1989
Discusses domestic violence and how field officers can help victims protect themselves and their families.

Domestic Violence Electronic Monitoring 00:08:00
Public Safety Training Facility 1998
Probation's domestic violence electronic monitoring program is in place to help reduce family offense recidivism. It's a compliance monitoring tool designed to hold batterers accountable for their actions while on probation. This video demonstrates the steps taken when a monitoring device in a victim's home alerts the residents that the offender's transmitter has come within a designated distance.

Domestic Violence, Parts I, II, and III 00:21:00
Public Safety Training Facility 1996
Reviews the new domestic violence laws including mandatory arrest, concurrent jurisdiction between family and criminal court, as well as using the Domestic Incident Report Form, DCJS-3221.

DWI 00:10:30
U.S. Department of Transportation 1986
Covers the 20 cues a law enforcement officer can look for to identify individuals that are driving while intoxicated.

Edged Weapons 00:06:00
Public Safety Training Facility 1997
Explains and demonstrates techniques to use when confronted with an edged weapon attack.

Emergency Medical Dispatch 00:05:30
Public Safety Training Facility 1996
Monroe County has implemented the Medical Priority Dispatch System to improve emergency response in the field. This training module is an overview of that program.

Emergency Vehicle Scene Management 00:08:00
Public Safety Training Facility 1998
25% of all police officer deaths occur when officers are out of their patrol cars and either conducting a traffic stop or working an accident. This video demonstrates the three key elements to improved officer safety: lights, cone or flare placement,and vehicle position.

Evidence Handling 00:13:00
Public Safety Training Facility 1986
Scene-management methods for properly preserving, marking, and packaging real evidence are covered in detail for the responding officer.

Explosives for Patrol Officers 00:14:10
Sacremento P.D. 1993
This program emphasizes safe handling of explosives and reviews the types most commonly encountered by law enforcement officers.

Eyewitness Identification - Description As Follows 00:32:30
New York City Police Department 1984
Different identification procedures are covered including: prompt on-the-scene showup; hospital emergency showup; photo identification; & lineup.

Field Sobriety Checks 00:13:00
Public Safety Training Facility 1995
Explains and demonstrates the proper method to administer field sobriety checks. Talks about how to interpret the results.

Fingerprinting 00:11:00
Public Safety Training Facility 2001
Reviews the process of recording fingerprints for ten-print submission by use of ink impressions and live scan process. Fingerprint usefulness has been dramatically impacted due to the accelerated methods of submission, storage, retrieval, and comparison of fingerprint data.

00:17:30
Federal Bureau of Investigation 1985
This refresher, demonstrates good fingerprinting techniques for those already trained in this area.

Firefight 00:57:00
Federal Bureau of Investigation 1988
This reenactment of the April 11, 1986 shootout in Miami includes a group discussion with the involved agents on lessons learned and street survival

Handicapped Parking 00:11:00
Public Safety Training Facility 2001
Under a new bill made effective April 1, 2000 in New York State, all counties and the city of New York must establish a handicapped parking education program. This video is a review of handicapped parking violations and how to deal with handicapped persons effectively.

Hazard Communication: Right to Know 1999 00:08:15
Public Safety Training Facility 1999
Program deals with the OSHA mandate for employers to provide training on chemical hazards in the workplace. Includes explanation of Material Safety Data Sheets and employer responsibility. Could be used for Fire, Police, EMS.

Hazard Communication: Right to Know 2000 00:11:00
Public Safety Training Facility 2000
New York State law gives all workers the "right to know" what chemicals are present in their workplace and to protect themselves. This pro- gram discusses what employer responsibilities are, how to notify employees of potential hazards, how to make information accessible, how to keep records of any incident of exposure, and detailed information on material safety data sheets.

Hazard Communication: Right to Know 2001 00:09:30
Public Safety Training Facility 2001
New York State law gives all workers the "right to know" what chemicals are present in their workplace and to protect themselves. This pro- gram discusses what employer responsibilities are, how to notify employees of potential hazards, how to make information accessible, how to keep records of any incident of exposure, and detailed information on material safety data sheets.

Hazardous Materials 00:14:00
Suffolk County Police Department 1983
Identification of potentially hazardous incidents as well as the most appropriate precautions and response procedures are covered. Demonstration of the Hazardous Materials Response Guidebook defines haz mat classifications and outlines control procedures.

Hazardous Situations: Breath of Death 00:07:00
Newport Beach Police Department 1990
Discussion points cover: how hazardous materials can injure or kill you and others; be suspicious of liquids or smoke and any canisters which may be ruptured; set up a perimeter; stay upwind; call hazardous materials team when in doubt.

Hazmat for Patrol 00:15:00
Idaho State Police 2002
Hazardous materials awareness is an important part of police officer training. This video discusses communications requirements, shapes of vehicles that carry hazmat, and what their drivers must carry.

High Stress Response 00:10:00
Arizona Department of Public Safety 1987
Physical, emotional, and psychological changes are experienced by officers when confronting a high-stress situation. A controlled response through mental conditioning is presented as a reinforcement of survival techniques.

Hostage Negotiation 00:12:00
Public Safety Training Facility 1991
Covers the basic responsibilities of the first responder to a hostage situation. Discusses interviewing witnesses and communication w/subject prior to arrival of hostage negotiation team.

Identifying Pedophiles/Interviewing Children 00:11:00
Public Safety Training Facility 1985
Identifies the general categories of child abuse and specifically addresses the sexual exploitation of children by the pedophile. General guidelines for interviewing children are offered.

Immigration Naturalization Service 00:06:30
Public Safety Training Facility 1996
Explains the various "green cards" and things to look for to verify validity.

Infectious Disease: Segment 5 00:18:00
Public Safety Training Facility 1992
Infectious Disease Segment 5: (18:00) Precautions; Tuberculosis.

Infectious Disease: Segments 1 - 4 00:52:55
Public Safety Training Facility 1992
Infectious Disease Segment 1: (15:00) Introduction; OSHA Standards; Transmission. Segment 2: (11:30) HIV. Segment 3: (11:00) HIV Testing; Liability. Segment 4: (12:30) Hepatitis B; Hep B Vaccine.

Information Writing 00:12:30
Public Safety Training Facility 1986
Examples of well-written informations are presented along with some practical advice on how to avoid mistakes when preparing the document.

Interview & Interrogation: Part 1 00:32:30
Law Enforcement Satellite Training Network 1989
An excerpt from the teleconference featuring the segment on S.A. Ron Hilly's interviewing and interrogation techniques.

Interview & Interrogation: Part 2 00:23:30
Public Safety Training Facility 1989
Covers some of the basic techniques used by successful investigators to gather information from individuals. The difference between an interview and an interrogation is discussed along with relevant physiological responses to observe in suspects and witnesses. Examples of truthful and deceptive responses are demonstrated in an interview setting.

Juvenile Custody 00:10:00
Public Safety Training Facility 1994
Geared toward the patrol level dealing with juveniles in custody. Explains the difference between the treatment permitted for PINS, status offenders, juvenile delinquents and juvenile offenders.

Juvenile Fire Starter 00:06:00
Public Safety Training Facility 1988
Arson is a serious problem in the United States. Statistics reveal that many arsonists began their careers as children. It is important for intervention and counseling to begin at an early age. This program outlines, for the officer, the procedures to be followed when confronted with cases of juvenile fire setting and fire play.

Juvenile Firestarters 00:08:30
Public Safety Training Facility 2002
The Monroe County Fire Bureau's juvenile firestarter intervention program works with youths who have been involved in fireplay or firesetting. In many cases, law enforcement is the first responder on scene of a firesetting incident.

Know That Money 00:19:00
Public Safety Training Facility 1983
The process of printing genuine and counterfeit currency is explained.Recognition of counterfeit money and proper procedures to check the legitimacy of bills are covered.

Landlord/Tenant 1997 00:15:00
Public Safety Training Facility 1997
Several scenarios are used to illustrate current Housing Laws and how law enforcement officers can mediate and refer persons in conflict regarding landlord and tenant rights.

Law Enforcement & Diversity in the Community 00:22:00
Public Safety Training Facility 1999
Both officers and citizens want respect. No one wants to be judged based upon a stereotype. The community needs to recognize the difficult job that police officers are expected to perform fairly and consistently every day.

Levels of Proof 00:14:00
Public Safety Training Facility 1986
This program covers the basic levels of proof: mere suspicion, reasonable suspicion, and probable cause. Some general guidelines are offered as to when a search of persons or the seizure of property is warranted according to the provisions of the Fourth Amendment and subsequent court decisions.

Mediation: A Better Way 00:15:00
Mountain View Productions 1988
Mediation can be an effective alternative to court action. The process aims at producing a mutually-agreeable solution to a conflict through involvement of a neutral third party. This program covers types of situations mediation would be used for, the mediation process, and the extent of court involvement.

Mental Hygiene 1997 00:08:00
Public Safety Training Facility 1997
Explains Mental Hygiene Law, Section 9.39. Deals with arrest and transport of emotionally disturbed persons.

MORIS 00:09:00
Public Safety Training Facility 1998
MORIS is an arrest, booking and fingerprint record-keeping database developed jointly by the Rochester Police Department and the Monroe County Sheriff's Office. MORIS allows departments to conduct data queries, put together photo arrays for victim and witness identifications, and print a variety of reports. This video is a primer for officers learning to enter or search for offender personal data, arrest information, and mug shots.

MORIS Phase 2 00:05:00
Public Safety Training Facility 1999
MORIS is an arrest, booking, and fingerprint record-keeping database being implemented in four phases. Phase 1, which includes arrest, booking, and photo records has been in operation since 1997. The system has been enhanced to include the electronic transmission of fingerprints to the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services.

NCIC (National Crime Information Center) 00:53:00
POST/California 1991
1) NCIC Vehicle File: The Winning Team; 2) NCIC Boat File; 3) NCIC Interstate Identification Index; 4) NCIC Packing the Record for Law Enforcement Officers; 5) NCIC Wanted Person File for Law Enforcement Officers; 6) NCIC and Missing Children.

NYSPIN 00:15:00
Public Safety Training Facility 1996
Describes the files and types of information that can be accessed through the NY State Police Information Network. Covers ethical rules and regulations.

NYSPIN MDT Certification: Parts I & II 00:17:00
Public Safety Training Facility 1998
The 20-question test, which accompanies this video program, fulfills the NY State requirement for NYSPIN MDT training for patrol officers. Recertification is required every two years.

Observation and Perception 00:21:30
Public Safety Training Facility 1982
This program reminds the officer of the importance of good observation skills. Definitions of the levels of observation and perception along with methods to increase these abilities are provided.

Occult Symbols 00:02:30
Public Safety Training Facility 1988
Occult activity is sometimes associated with criminal behavior. This training module familiarizes the officer with some of the symbols that, if found at a crime scene, may indicate cult involvement.

Officer Safety and Survival 00:24:00
Public Safety Training Facility 1983
This program discusses what kind of people shoot officers, how to handle confrontations with dangerous suspects, and some good habits to help avoid fatal confrontations - safety and survival skills.

Orders of Protection '95 00:10:20
Public Safety Training Facility 1995
Updates "Handling Orders of Protection", who can get an Order of Protection, when to file in Family Court or Criminal Court.

Pager Weapon 00:01:30
Public Safety Training Facility 1988
Provides information on two weapons currently on the market, namely, a gun disguised as a pager and a knife which doubles as a gun.

Physical Fitness: Calorie intake 00:01:00
Public Safety Training Facility 1985
A program dealing with the relationship between calories and weight loss and the part it plays in physical fitness.

Physical Fitness: Sleep 00:01:00
Public Safety Training Facility 1984
A reminder of the importance of sleep in keeping physically fit.

Positional Asphyxia 00:08:40
NYPD 1995
Explains proper handling and transportaion techniques to avoid detainee positioned asphyxia.

Preliminary Investigation 00:13:30
Public Safety Training Facility 1986
A preliminary investigation is the first step toward apprehension and prosecution of an offender. This program addresses the basic tasks of a good preliminary investigation: identifying solvability factors, interviewing techniques to assist victim recall, and scene management.

Pursuit Policy of Monroe County 00:16:00
Public Safety Training Facility 2000
Law enforcement officers must constantly evaluate the risks involved in initiating or continuing a vehicle pursuit or emergency response. Monroe County has developed a uniform pursuit policy that meets the needs of the police and the community's safety.

Rabies 00:08:00
Public Safety Training Facility 1991
This training module reviews the general procedures in dealing with bite victims and the animals involved. The information presented is from a policy statement issued by the Monroe County Health Department. Requirements for completion of the specimen history form is covered. The program also discusses rabies-carrying animals and the types of medical treatment required for the bite victim and the animal.

Rape Awareness and Sensitivity 00:29:30
Public Safety Training Facility 1984
This program contains sensitive material and should be previewed before use. The first half deals with the description of a scenario where a police officer is put in the position of the victim. Following are interviewing guidelines and statements from rape victims discussing their feelings about the treatment they received from the police.

Rape Crisis 00:07:30
Public Safety Training Facility 1997
Interviews with law enforcement investigator, patrol officer, and Rape Crisis, combine with role play to describe the important role of the rape crisis counselor and how he/she can assist law enforcement to get a good interview from a victim.

Rochester Gas & Electric Vehicles 00:06:30
Public Safety Training Facility 1982
Demonstrates to law enforcement personnel identification procedures and proper safety precautions when arriving at the scene of an accident involving vehicles equipped with compressed natural gas fuel.

Safe Power Handling 00:06:00
Public Safety Training Facility 1988
This program stresses safety procedures to be used when confronted with downed power lines.

SAFIS 00:08:00
Public Safety Training Facility 1994
Describes the statewide fingerprint identification system SAFIS and how to access use.

Search & Seizure 00:32:30
Public Safety Training Facility 1983
Reviews the ideas and terms that have remained constant with regards to search and seizure. The program concentrates on search incident to lawful arrest and vehicle searches. Also included are updates on current court decisions and exposure to the current trend of thinking in the higher courts.

Seat Belt Use & Enforcement 00:18:00
Public Safety Training Facility 1987
The compliance rate for seat belt use was very high when the law first went into effect in New York State. It has steadily declined. This program emphasizes the need for seat belt use, enforcement of the law, and the important role of a law enforcement officer in setting a positive example for the public.

Sexual Harassment 00:07:00
Public Safety Training Facility 2000
It makes sense for your own protection to understand what constitutes sexual harassment. It becomes a serious problem when such behaviors influence promotions, overtime, or other conditions of employment. This video presents several situations for the viewer to determine if harassment is involved and gives advice on what to do if you feel that you are a victim of sexual harass- ment.

Speak the Language: Deaf Communication 00:08:00
Public Safety Training Facility 1999
Arms officers with basic communication techniques to help effectively deal with a situation involving someone with a hearing impairment. Officers will learn to recognize some of the indicators of hearing impaired persons, understand some basic sign language, and learn to control a situation until an interpreter can be located.

Stop & Frisk 00:19:00
Public Safety Training Facility 1982
The legal rules governing stop and frisk situations as they relate to Fourth Amendment rights and Criminal Procedure Law Section 140.50 are covered.

Street Encounters 00:37:00
New York City Police Department 1985
This program covers Stop and Frisk, Common Law Inquiry, Forcible Detention, and Miranda Warnings, in regards to street encounters.

Stun Gun 00:07:00
Public Safety Training Facility 1986
The program emphasizes increased officer safety through recognition of this dangerous instrument. Information on physical characteristics and operation of the stun gun as well as potential dangers are addressed.

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome 00:15:30
Public Safety Training Facility 1988
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome is responsible for over 7000 deaths annually in the United States. The manner in which the first responders handle the incident has a profound effect upon the ultimate recovery of the family. Interviews with the Monroe County Medical Examiner and the parent of a SIDS infant offer insights into both the medical and emotional aspects of this tragedy.

Surveillance Video Enhancement 00:06:00
Public Safety Training Facility 1999
This video details the services that the Monroe County Sheriff's Criminal Investigation Section provides for enhancing surveillance video or photos. The Sheriff's system can also be used to build custom MORIS six packs. Enhancing video footage can help clarify images like faces, license plates, or letters caught on camera.

Surviving Weapons of Mass Destruction 00:10:00
U.S. Department of Justice 2002
This training video is designed to enhance the survival and safety of emergency responders during incidents involving chemical or biological agents. Although protecting the public is the principal mission of all public safety agencies, it is also important that emergency responders do not forget their own safety.

Take Another Look (Epilepsy) 00:24:00
Police Exec Research Forum, Epilepsy Fndtn, PSTF 2000
Intro by local Epilepsy Foundation. Part 1: Presents examples of real seizures. Demonstrates appropriate police response. Part II: Key issues for law enforcement personnel. Recaps seizure recognition and management, avoiding physical restraint, and the importance of taking medication on schedule. Also includes list of diseases or impairments that could be mistaken for intoxi- cation. Includes a closer look at Multiple Chemical Sensitivity Disorder.

Termination of Resuscitation 00:07:00
Public Safety Training Facility 1997
The Monroe-Livingston EMS Council changed the protocol for pre- hospital termination of resuscitation. This program outlines these changes and what they mean to law enforcement and other public safety practitioners.

Tuberculosis for Law Enforcement 00:08:15
Public Safety Training Facility 1994
Covers the basics of TB and what precautions should be taken to avoid exposure; also, if exposed what steps should be taken to avoid infection.

U.S. Currency 00:14:00
Public Safety Training Facility 1996
Reviews the new features on U.S. currency that began distribution in Spring 1996 with $100 bills.

Unlicensed Operator 00:05:00
Public Safety Training Facility 1985
This program addresses changes as a result of the November 1, 1985 repealing of Section 511 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law regarding the unlicensed operator and the addition of Section 511, 511-A and 511-B in its place.

Victim Assistance 00:17:28
Public Safety Training Facility 1991
Emphasizing the proper way to deal with victims in order to get the most information for the investigation. Interviews are conducted with representatives from the DA's office and NYS Victim Board, a victim assistance counselor, a victim of a burglary and assault, as well as a law enforcement officer. These interviews discuss the importance of good victim treatment and interviewing.

Weapon Retention 00:07:00
Public Safety Training Facility 1999
Law enforcement officers have a 10 to 20 percent chance of being shot and killed with their own handgun. This video focuses strictly on holstered weapon retention. Basic handgun security grips are demonstrated and the four steps to successful weapon retention are discussed: secure, postition, effect the release, and create distance. Defensive tactics exercises are visualized and practiced.

Weapons Handling 00:12:00
Public Safety Training Facility 1987
Officers Anthony Dee and William Rogers, weapons specialists of the Rochester Police Department, demonstrate techniques for the proper handling of firearms and procedures to render them safe.

When Seconds Count: Post Aircraft Accident Response 00:23:00
Federal Aviation Administration 2001
Video and guide for emergency responders who may be first on the scene of civil aircraft accidents. The job of the first responder is to help the injured, notify proper authorities, and secure the area, until further help arrives. This program is designed to help you in this task, as well as others.

You Have The Right: Admissions and Confessions 00:33:00
New York City Police Department 1984
This program deals with the Miranda warnings, obtaining confessions, and right to counsel.


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