Course detail: Gold Shield: Law Enforcement Leadership in the 21st Century

Course Description: 
For far too long law enforcement agencies across the country have remained status quo on their agencies mission and vison. Often, this can be the result of resistance to change and stagnant leadership. Perhaps the biggest challenge facing police leaders of the 21st century will be to create organizations that can successfully recognize shifts in culture, community expectations and policing philosophies. Today, maybe more so then ever, a need for innovative and new strategies to policing are in need. Communities across the country are looking for, and demanding, new approaches and change from its law enforcement leaders. 

Built for police leaders from agencies of all sizes, the 21st Century Police Leader delivers an advanced and rigorous course designed to foster, train and empower law enforcement leaders at all levels within their organization. Participants will have the opportunity to engage with other police leaders on several topics and best practices as well as address effective leadership strategies, the current state of policing and the discussion of police reform. Classroom dialogue will provide constructive responses to several present-day issues facing leaders. 
Core Competency: 
  • Participants will appraise and adopt the duties and behaviors incumbent upon a law enforcement leader who acts in ways that support the needs of their organization, community and profession. 
Course Objectives:

The participant will:
  • Discuss Police and Community Relations
  • Understand Leading through Trust
  • Develop Ways to Change Organizational Culture and Provide Coaching
  • Discuss Effective Team Building
  • Discuss PERF, DOJ and IACP Recommendations / Research
  • Discuss Critical Thinking
  • Understand Servant Leadership
  • Discuss Emotional Intelligence
  • Understand Mindset and Resiliency
  • Discuss Early Warning Systems
  • Address Officer Wellness 
Instructional Methods:
  • Lecture
  • Group Discussion
  • Case Studies 
Who Should Attend:
  • Law enforcement leaders and command staff
  • Law enforcement officers of all ranks who are called upon to be leaders 
Course Requirements:
  • 100% Attendance
This training is possible due to a partnership with Professional Law Enforcement Training.

Available sessions