This three-day, POST Certified, course best serves those who are new to the Police Chief role or have already taken the Becoming a Police Chief course. Participants will explore the first six months on the job, identify department priorities, and listen to common first year challenges. Participants will also learn how to build effective command staff teams and the best practices in strategic visioning and planning. Highlights of the course will include managing the professional and personal challenges of being a Chief and contemporary issues in 21st Century policing. This course is a build-on to our Becoming a Police Chief course and designed to assist with "what's next" on the job. This course is part of CPCA's Executive Development Certificate program.
This course topics will include:
- Six Month Plan for New Police Chiefs
- Building Effective Teams
- Strategic Visioning
- Managing the Professional and Personal Challenges of Being a Chief
- Contemporary Issues in 21st Century Policing: Where to from here?
Chief Susan Manheimer (retired), San Mateo Police Department
Chief Tom Chaplin (retired), Walnut Creek Police Department
Chief Rick Braziel (retired), Sacramento Police Department
Course Coordinator & Instructor
Chief Darryl McAllister (retired), Union City Police Department
Course Dates & Locations
Monday, May 24th - Wednesday, May 26th, 2021 in Pismo Beach, CA