The Training Committee will assist in developing and
evaluating training needs for the Honolulu Police Department.
COMPOSITION OF COMMITTEE
A. Members of the Committee
The Training Committee shall consist of a major
or designee from each bureau (total of six).
The Training Division major shall be the chair
for the Training Committee.
B. Selection of Bureau Members
1. Each bureau representative (element commander
or designee) shall be appointed by the respective bureau chief.
2. If a committee member needs to be replaced,
the Training Committee chairperson shall inform, in
writing, the appropriate bureau chief, who shall have
another committee member selected.
TRAINING COMMITTEE FUNCTION
A. The committee shall review, as needed,
training provided by or proposed for the department.
Training may include courses, seminars, and workshops
by departmental elements or by outside agencies on behalf of the department.
B. The committee shall meet with departmental
and/or agency components to obtain input for assessing
training validity and developing and introducing new training subjects as needed.
PROPOSALS TO THE TRAINING COMMITTEE
Proposals to evaluate new or existing training
shall be submitted to the chairperson of the Training
Committee via the bureau representative. The proposal shall include:
A. A detailed statement of the idea, including the
personnel/element(s) to which the proposal shall apply;
B. A justification for the proposal;
C. The estimated costs (if applicable), particularly
if the training will require equipment, and the source of
funding for the proposal; and
D. The name of the person making the suggestion.
Elements shall be responsible for submitting
the lesson plan(s), including handouts, for new and/or
existing training to the Training Committee. Lesson
plans will be on file at the Training Division.
ADMINISTRATION OF COMMITTEE
The committee shall submit recommendations for
training to the Chief of Police via the Administrative Review Board.
The Training Committee shall meet as needed but
not less than once a quarter. Any Training Committee
member may convene a meeting.