New Chiefs Of Police Orientation

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Enduring, Surviving, and Thriving as a Law Enforcement Executive presents concepts, strategies, and information necessary for new police leaders to effectively lead the organization. This 28 hour course addresses strategic planning, political realities, intergovernmental partnerships, and other essential topics necessary for top law enforcement administrators to lead the department into the future.

Who should attend? Police executives including Chief of Police, and Assistant Chief who have been in the role for two years or less.

This cost-free New Chiefs of Police Orientation is the one course a top law enforcement administrator must have to lead their department into the future. The course presents concepts, strategies, and information necessary for new police chiefs to efficiently and effectively lead their organization. The successful police chief must be many things to many people and sets the tone for the organization. The chief’s role calls for an awareness of multiple constituencies and agendas.

Police chiefs are leaders by the time they become chiefs, but leadership is a skill which undergoes continuous refinement and improvement. The chief must be adept at handling a variety of human resource issues, such as recruiting, hiring, retention, career development, and performance evaluation. Planning and budgeting are important tools which the new chief must use immediately. And, essential to survival as a police chief is a clear awareness of certain political realities that accompany the job and environment. Course topics include:

  • Political Survival
  • Mandated Requirements of Illinois Law Enforcement Agencies
  • Leadership Development
  • Legal Aspects of Police Leadership
  • Strategic Vision and Infrastructure
  • Operational Risk and the Police Executive
  • State and Federal Resources
  • Professional Associations

Dates & Location – Monday, May 13 – Thursday, May 16. Location to be determined.

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