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Problem-Oriented Policing Leadership & Management is a Course

Problem-Oriented Policing Leadership & Management

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Full course description

Start:

*August 23, 2021

Duration:

40 hours

Location:

Online

Price:

$750


 

*Course is self-paced with a live cohort beginning August 23 - September 30.


What you'll learn:

Police leadership and management


What you'll do:

This program is designed to help police leaders improve the effectiveness and fairness of police through a problem-oriented approach to policing. It does so by exploring these issues:

  • The nature and complexity of the modern police function and the challenges in carrying it out
  • The strengths and limitations of the standard model of policing
  • The principles and methods of problem-oriented policing
  • The principles and methods of situational crime prevention
  • Shifting and sharing police responsibility for addressing public-safety problems
  • Leading and managing a problem-oriented police agency

Who this course is designed for:

Senior and mid-level police executives


What you'll receive:

A certificate of completion

 

Meet the instructor


Michael S. Scott- Clinical Professor

Michael Scott is a clinical professor at Arizona State University’s School of Criminology & Criminal Justice and the director of the Center for Problem-Oriented Policing, a research center that produces and disseminates information about how police can effectively and fairly address specific public-safety problems. Scott was formerly a clinical professor at the University of Wisconsin Law School; chief of police in Lauderhill, Florida; special assistant to the chief of the St. Louis, Missouri, Metropolitan Police Department; director of administration of the Fort Pierce, Florida, Police Department; a senior researcher at the Police Executive Research Forum (PERF) in Washington, D.C.; legal assistant to the police commissioner of the New York City Police Department; and a police officer in the Madison, Wisconsin, Police Department. In 1996, he received PERF's Gary P. Hayes Award for innovation and leadership in policing. Scott holds a law degree from Harvard Law School and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

 

Frequently Asked Questions:

What is the main objective of this course?

This course is designed to help police leaders improve the effectiveness and fairness of police service through a problem-oriented approach to policing.

 

What topics are coved in this course?

  • The nature and complexity of the modern police function and the challenges in carrying it out
  • The strengths and limitations of the standard model of policing
  • The principles and methods of problem-oriented policing
  • The principles and methods of situational crime prevention
  • Shifting and sharing police responsibility for addressing public-safety problems
  • Leading and managing a problem-oriented police agency

 

What instructional methods are used in this course?

This online course will combine pre-recorded lectures and slide presentations, reading assignments, reflective questions and reactions to others' responses, familiarization with available online resources, and application of the problem-oriented approach to real policing problems.

 

Do I take the course alone or with others?

Participants are able to complete this course at their own pace or join the cohort on August 23 and participate in the course with others.

 

How long is the course?

The amount of time it will take to complete the course will vary from person to person, but it is estimated that it can be completed in 40 hours. Participants will be required to complete the course within 4 weeks.

 

For whom is the course intended?

The target audience for this course is senior-and mid-level police executives, but police officers of any rank and any elected or appointed government official interested in policing strategy would get value from it.

 

Who is the course instructor?

ASU Clinical Professor Michael Scott will serve as director of the program and principal instructor. Professor Scott is a former police executive and has spent much of his career developing and implementing the problem-oriented approach to policing.

 

What is the course cost?

Enrollment in the course costs $750.00 per participant. Upon completion of the course, each participant will receive a certificate of completion.