Course Overview

Course Description

This course examines best practices for effective and impactful leadership in the dynamic, contemporary world of public safety. Relevant leadership theories will be coupled with real-world case studies from law enforcement, the military, academia, and the private sector to present a well-rounded analysis of the dynamic concept of leadership. The course emphasizes self-reflection, tangible strategies, and practical skill building to nurture immediately applicable leadership proficiencies that will support today’s law enforcement and public safety personnel to thrive in a dynamic and demanding environment.

Student Comments:

“The course is doing an exceptional job covering topic currently addressing law enforcement today. Recruitment and retention is a huge issue facing all of law enforcement today and it was covered within the class.”
-Fall 2021 Student

“I enjoyed reading the discussion board throughout the week. The amount of information posted on the discussion board was outstanding and sometimes overwhelming. I enjoyed not only reading what other students had to say but also reading the different articles that were posted to the discussion board.”
-Fall 2021 Student

“The assignments made me think about my agency in new ways. They changed the way I think about my agency and station from an organizational leadership perspective.”
-Fall 2021 Student


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