Intro to government records management

Seminar Overview

Who should attend:

  • New employees
  • Employees newly assigned to records management positions
  • Other personnel who need an understanding of the basics of records management

In this informative course, you will learn records management procedure including retention, review, and disposition of paper and electronic records. This training is specifically designed to orient you to basic procedures and best practice and can be attended by personnel from any state.

Topics include:

  • The lifecycle of information and how it should be managed
  • How to create and use retention schedules
  • How to determine if records should be purged (are they still active somehow?)
  • Managing electronic records
  • Basics of releasing public records

Upon registering, you’ll receive a link to join the webinar with instructions.  Check your junk mail folder in case you don’t see it.

Included materials

Materials will be provided for download during the webinar including:

  • Course slides
  • Articles of interest
  • Course certificate

Checks, credit cards, PO’s accepted.


One person: $259

2nd person 25% off: $194.25

3rd person 35% off: $168.35

4th person (or more) 50% off: $129.50 each

Each person registered will receive a certificate.

Please note, the price for training is per-person. While it’s possible for multiple people to view the training online, the format of the training doesn’t change the value of the knowledge learned by each attendee. Just as if the seminar was in-person, we ask that you register each person who plans on participating and receiving the information that will be provided. Each will receive a certificate. Thank you.

Pleasant Hill PD

“I have attended many seminars and training classes over the last 20 years in law enforcement; I have to say with certainty, yours was simply amazing. You are very informed about the topic you teach. VERY informed.”

Lake Mary

“I truly enjoyed this training. Just the right amount of interaction and information given. The videos helped explain what was being taught.”

Sunrise Police Dept.

“Records management seminar is a must for anyone who deals with records–very informative class, extremely knowledgeable instructor. Send your employees–it’s worth every penny.”

Huntington Beach

“Loved this class! Super beneficial! Loved all the activities that I can bring back to work.“

Ft. Lauderdale Police Dept.

“I attended the Crime Stats and UCR for the Police Executive seminar. As with the others, the class was very informative. Thanks for another great class!”


“No, wow, this was great. Any other records training I’ve taken leaves me with more questions than answers.“

Avon Park Police Dept.

“I have attended other records management seminars in the past and this one was far above any of the others. Thanks for a great class.”


“I really enjoyed the way every portion was explained. It wasn’t overwhelming, but it put into perspective the importance of running a good police records unit.”

Sioux Falls

“Excellent presentation. It was engaging and very knowledgeable to our state data. Appreciate you guys taking us on. I hope it also encourages our state to update our material.“


“We thoroughly enjoyed the style and presentation of this class. It was easy to understand and the instructor made the class entertaining. Never a dull moment.”

Upcoming Dates

  • 05/29/2024: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM EST