Police Mid-Management Role
in the 21st Century

Police Mid-Management Role in the 21st Century  

This recently updated course, an addition to the Executive Institute’s stellar lineup of core leadership courses, is an intensive 100-hour intermediate level leadership course designed for law enforcement middle managers, as well as supervisors transitioning to middle management positions within their organizations. This course provides middle managers with enhanced leadership abilities and the necessary competencies to manage effectively in response to the ongoing needs of the community and the police organization itself.

Course Content Areas:

  • Strategic Communication for Effective Leadership
  • Evolution of Modern Police Management
  • Management’s Role in Keeping Good People Good
  • Project Management for Law Enforcement Mid-Managers
  • Contemporary Law Enforcement Leadership Issues
  • Measuring Value in Policing: Return on Investment
  • Chronobiology
  • Social Media Strategy and Marketing
  • Managing Media-Community Relations
  • Legal Updates
  • Use of Force, Civil Unrest, and De-escalation
  • Decision Making for Police Mid-Managers
  • Co-Occurring Crimes, Stalking, Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence
  • Active Threat Response
  • Dealing with the Mentally Ill

In addition to classroom discussions, PMR21C provides participants with the opportunity to network with law enforcement executives from other agencies.

Course topics and content may change or be modified from time to time, ensuring that topics are recent and relevant, to address emerging issues impacting policing and provide the most up-to-date information meeting the current needs of law enforcement leaders.

Course Format – This 100-hour course consists of three weeks of classroom modules (in compliance with the current CDC and IDPH Coivid-19 guidelines), selected article reviews, textbook readings, and writing assignments that will require homework and will be graded. In order to partake in PMR21C successfully, all participants are required to have access to a (laptop) computer for daily use.

Upon successful completion, participants will receive an ILETSB certificate.

Prerequisites – Applicants must be sworn law enforcement officers or law enforcement support personnel employed by a local, state, or federal agency at the “mid-management” level (Commanders, Lieutenants, Watch Commanders) who manage major units or programs, contribute to the development of policy and procedures, are responsible for their implementation, and have authority over supervisory personnel; and Sergeants who have completed the Police Supervisory Role in the 21st Century course, or equivalent training, and have a minimum of 5 years in current rank.

Recommended Reading

  • It’s Your Ship, Abrashoff, M. D., Grand Central Publishing (2012) ISBN 978-0-446-53440-6

Course Location: TBD

Course dates: TBD

Cost: TBD

Registration deadline: TBD