40 Hour Training Course / KLEC Approved for 4.0 CEUs
$695.00 Discounted rate if paid by cash/check / $725.00 If paid by Visa/MC/Discover
This course of study exposes participants to the key elements necessary to be successful as a chief of police/head of a law enforcement agency. A variety of topics and techniques will be covered that will prepare participants to engage in a management style that will foster a rewarding and successful career as a police chief or head of a law enforcement agency. The focus of the training course will serve to facilitate executive-level decision-making techniques that will lead the participants down the road to success.
The learning environment and course exercises will be interactive with frequent group discussions in order to draw on the experience and expertise of the participants themselves as well as from the experience the instructors bring to the classroom. Practical and scenario-based exercises, along with information sharing and discussion within the class, will provide the opportunity for course participants to understand issues from many different viewpoints to assist them in grasping the concepts as they are discussed.
Participants will be presented with material and instruction designed to facilitate and encourage a positive, developmental, forward-thinking role for leading their agencies. This is accomplished by not only helping the participant to become successful, but by assisting in leading his/her agency in a successful direction.
Course Topics and Areas of Study:
Legal Issues in Law Enforcement
Effective Risk Management Techniques
Importance of Conducting Effective Internal Investigations
Getting the Most Out of Employees
Developing and Mentoring Others
Dealing With the Political Environment
Importance of Sound Performance Evaluations
Leadership Styles and Law Enforcement
Ethical Leadership in the 21st Century
Managing Organizational Change
Understanding the Generational Differences
Technology and Innovation
The Value of Data: Collection, Storage, and Analysis
Building Relationships to Enhance Quality of Life
Putting It All Into Practice: The Neighborhood Enhancement Program
Responding to an Officer Involved Shooting
Professionalism, Accountability, and Oversight
What's Killing Our Officers?
The Value of Marketing Your Department
Effective Media Relations
Strategic Planning and Employee Action Plans: Your Road to Success
Who Should Attend:
Enrollment is limited to full-time sworn police personnel in executive level positions and those aspiring to reach that level in policing.