Dr. Stiehm has instructed police officers and other professionals in the areas of; peace officer rights, child abuse, use of force, leadership and interviewing for continuing education credit. He is recognized as an subject matter expert in tribal law enforcement where he focused on the disparity of Native American Officers versus Non Native Officers serving tribal land; he also focused on general training issues in Indian Country Law Enforcement. He is also a recognized authority in general police practices, training trends, and other standards. Dr. Stiehm has served as a police practices expert with local (MN) based law firms. Dr. Stiehm also has submitted reports to federal court for various police use of force cases.
Dr. Stiehm has attended and received instructor certification; from Pressure Point and Control Tactics, Minneapolis Community College Use of Force Instructor, RAD-Systems, FLETC Use of Force Instructor Program, and AELE Lethal and Less Lethal Training Program. Dr. Stiehm also has worked as an adjunct instructor for the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center out of Glynco, Georgia. Dr. Stiehm is also a CLS through AELE, he has attended numerous other force training programs. Dr. Stiehm can be found on Linkedin.com and Facebook at Stiehm Investigations.
Full list of Matt Stiehm results
4 types of policies rookies should pay close attention to– 8
Policies set the guidelines and expectations of how to function as a correctional officer in any facility; know your facility’s policies by heart
3 tips for transitioning to working a mental health unit– 2
This unit brings with it new challenges, personnel, opportunities and old habits
3 keys to surviving night shift in corrections– 7
I am recently coming off a hitch on overnights, and I had two sage supervisors and some great leaders on my shift that provided me with a wealth of information
2015 in Review: How the Sweat/Matt escape shaped the national conversation about corrections–
There are three things that I think ring true for the Sweat and Matt escape that can be held constant across any state, institution or custody level
Mentoring and Mentorship– 2
PoliceOne Editor in Chief Doug Wylie talks with Dr. Matt Stiehm about the best ways to become a mentor and how to seek a mentor.
3 helpful hints for the first days on the job as a correctional officer– 4
Get in early, ask questions, and do more reading than you ever expected to
The whens, whys and hows of force in a correctional setting–
Using force inside a prison or jail is different than applying it in the field; here’s what you need to know to keep yourself and your job safe
Top 5 musings on attending corrections academy– 3
My experiences, albeit brief, have been very powerful, impactful and life altering
What to expect when you’re a new correctional officer– 3
Matt Stiehm recently became a correctional officer; here's what the application and interview process was like