ON-SITE AND REGIONAL TRAINING COURSES

Your job as a leader is to make sure that every officer and civilian is engaged in meaningful work, has opportunities to grow, and experiences pride and fulfillment, knowing they are part of a noble profession that makes the world better.

Josephson’s Exemplary Policing Center (JEPC)’s team of consultants and trainers are available to assist police leaders improve the effectiveness and ethical quality of their agencies through on-site and agency-sponsored regional training programs.

100 Creating an Exemplary Agency

101 Exemplary Strategic and Tactical Problem-Solving – general and function specific

102 Exemplary Leadership

103 Creating an Exemplary Culture

104 Creating an Exemplary Workforce

105 Creating an Exemplary Workplace

106 Promoting Officer Safety, Health and Well-Being

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS AND TUITION

All courses can be adapted and offered as on-site courses for individual agencies. Call 310-846-4800 or for pricing and further information Including sponsorship opportunitiesFOR CURRENT COURSE DATES AND REGISTRATION CLICK HERE.

Course 100: Creating an Exemplary Agency

(2 days, 14 hours). Comprehensive introduction to the Josephson Institute’s Exemplary Policing Framework focusing on procedural integrity, mission performance and the five aspects of organizational excellence. The course will provide law enforcement leaders with information and strategies to effectively assess and improve each of five key components of an exemplary organizational excellence: 1) creating an exemplary professional policing culture, 2) recruiting, training and managing an exemplary workforce with character and competence; 3) creating a values-based, pride-inducing exemplary workplace; 4) enhancing leadership skills and creating an exemplary leadership development strategy; and 5) promoting professionalization through continuing learning and improvement and use of best practices and strategies to achieve the agency’s multi-dimensional mission.

Learning Objectives: Participants will learn how to:

  1. evaluate critical elements of their agency’s culture and implement management practices and policies to create and sustain an exemplary culture.
  2. evaluate critical elements of their agency’s recruitment, hiring, training and performance evaluation process and implement management practices and policies to create and sustain an exemplary workforce.
  3. evaluate critical elements of workplace conditions including policies and procedures, training and promotional strategies and other aspects affecting job performance and satisfaction and implement management practices and policies to create and sustain an exemplary workplace.
  4. evaluate critical elements of their agency’s leadership development strategies and implement management practices and policies to enhance the development of leadership skills and assure that new leaders are being developed.
  5. evaluate critical elements of their agency’s commitment and ability to leadership development strategies and implement management practices and policies to develop and implement best practices and strategies to best achieve the agency’s multi-dimensional mission.

Course 100A – for command officers focus on organization building and policy making.

Course 100B – for department trainers.

Tuition: $299 (10% discount if agency sends 2 or more enrollees)

Course 101: Strategic and Tactical Problem-Solving

(1/2 day – 4 hour and full day – 7 hour versions). This course introduces sworn and civilian employees to the Josephson Institute’s “best possible result” problem-solving strategies to make more ethical and effective decision in each of four contexts: 1) policy and leadership problems, 2) personnel/management problems, 3) operational/field situations, and 4) personal problems affecting workplace performance and employee well-being. In addition to a general mixed rank and function version, the Institute offers 5 context-oriented versions focusing on application of the problem-solving strategies to contextual situations.

Learning Objectives: Participants will learn how to identify, prioritize and effectively deal with problems, risks and vulnerabilities that threaten or impede performance or public trust as well as opportunities to improve performance, moral working conditions and other important elements of organizational effectiveness and excellence.

HALF DAY

Course 101A(1) – General combination of ranks and job classifications

Course 101B(1) – Command Officers

Course 101C(1) – Lieutenants and Sergeants

Course 101D(1) – Detectives and Investigators

Course 101E(1) – FTOs and Patrol Officers

Course 101F(1)  – Civilian Managers

FULL DAY

Course 101A(2) – General combination of ranks and job classifications

Course 101B(2) – Command Officers

Course 101C(2) – Lieutenants and Sergeants

Course 101D(2) – Detectives and Investigators

Course 101E(2) – FTOs and Patrol Officers

Course 101F(2)  – Civilian Managers

Tuition: HALF DAY $150 (10% discount if agency sends 2 or more enrollees).
FULL DAY $185 (10% discount if agency sends 2 or more enrollees).

Course 102: Creating and Sustaining an Exemplary Policing Culture

(4 hours). Provides tools and strategies to assess and strengthen morale and a positive values-based agency culture grounded in ethics, excellence and accountability.

Tuition: $150 (10% discount if agency sends 2 or more enrollees).

 

Course 103: Creating an Exemplary Workforce

(6 hours). Provides tools and strategies to identify and attract employees with the character, disposition and qualifications to fill sworn and civilian positions, select and supplement academy training to assure readiness, providing growth opportunities, implementing an effective and credible performance process.

Tuition: $185 (10% discount if agency sends 2 or more enrollees).

 

Course 104: Creating an Exemplary Workplace

(6 hours). Provides tools and strategies to develop and implement exemplary practices and policies that empower and develop personnel and provide fair and credible promotion, deployment and disciplinary processes.

Tuition: $185 (10% discount if agency sends 2 or more enrollees).

 

Course 105: Promoting Officer Safety, Health and Well-Being

(4 hours). Provides tools and strategies to monitor and constructively enhance the physical and emotional well-being of all police employees including techniques for dealing with trauma and stress, developing resilience, promoting healthy family relations and avoiding depression and substance abuse.

Tuition: $150 (10% discount if agency sends 2 or more enrollees).

 

Course 106: Procedural Justice and Legitimacy

(2 days – 14 hours). In-depth exploration of key components of fair and impartial policing to establish legitimacy and create positive community relations. Includes discussion of perceptions and reality concerning racial bias and special challenges of dealing with suspects with impaired mental capacity, with a particular focus on the use of force policy, tactics and training. Course will introduce and explain a wide range of communication and de-escalation strategies.

Tuition: $299 (10% discount if agency sends 2 or more enrollees).