Minnesota Chiefs of Police Leadership Academy
August 21 - 24, 2018
December 4th - 7, 2018

Camp Ripley

 

POST Credits:  30

Instructor:  Various    

Course Summary

The Leadership Academy is a 3-1/2-day course for middle management personnel in law enforcement. Participants will develop skills on how to make a distinct transition from street officer to supervisor. The classes are designed with understanding that effective supervision is critical to make a successful law enforcement agency.  Participants will also receive instruction and develop an awareness of 21st Century Policing to include leadership, officer discipline/internal affairs, media issues including transparency, social media resources and best practices in the areas of responses to critical incidents including Officer Involved Shootings.   This course will provide a starting point for aspiring and new supervisors and a great refresher for the seasoned veteran. 

Learning Objectives

Students will learn how to:

  • Lead or prepare to lead as a police supervisor in a 21st Century law enforcement agency
  • Will be prepared with best practice skills to respond to critical incidents
  • Will be prepared to care for officers under their supervision
  • Will gain an awareness of leadership principles
  • The instructors will utilize lecture, classroom discussion and student interaction to review significant and important leadership approaches in preparation for and/or use as a first line supervisor a law enforcement agency in the 21st Century
  • The instructors will utilize lecture, classroom discussion and student interaction to review and understand current and significant law enforcement issues to include diversity, conflict management, wellness and response to mental health concerns. 
  • The instructor will utilize lecture, classroom discussion and student interaction to review and discuss technical skills needed for supervisors in law enforcement agencies in the 21st century to include response to critical incidents including Officer Involved Shootings, internal affairs, bias and motivational skills.