Forensic science

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This program area examines all aspects of the scientific examination of crime scenes, criminals and victims. These range from evidence identification at a crime scene, through detection, collection and analysis of marks, to their interpretation and  forensic intelligence building within an acknowledged chain of custody. The science involved in police investigations is extensive, and this program touches on a broad spectrum of scientific fields.

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Police corporate communications

Course leader: Pamela Bailey

When speaking with the media, police leaders are speaking with their communities. Designing and framing the message that they need to communicate is critical to organizational success. This program addresses areas including understanding what makes a story and how the news cycle works; working with the media; internal communications; planning a communications campaign; social media; reputational management and crisis management.

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Financial crime

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Local frauds through to trans-national financial crimes hurt individuals, communities and nations. Courses in this area examine current trends, investigative tools and resources for financial crime investigators and all aspects including money laundering and terrorist financing.

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Managing victims of crime

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Victims are frequently lost in the police and criminal justice system when they are the very people that the police need to support. This program examines how to speak to the victims of crime, and includes such complexities and sensitivities as victims of sexual assault; child victims, and cultural issues when dealing with victims. It also examines how to set and manage expectations; how to support victims through the investigations and prosecution of a criminal trial, and how to establish and maintain victim confidence in police response.

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Hate crimes

Course leader: James J Nolan

Course content under development.

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Image: SKOKIE, IL – APRIL 19: Neo-Nazi protestors organized by the National Socialist Movement demonstrate near where the grand opening ceremonies were held for the Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center April 19, 2009 in Skokie, Illinois. About 20 protestors greeted those who left the event with white power salutes and chants. (Photo by Scott Olson)

Progressive community leadership

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This topic dissects police leader as community leader; explores methods to establish community outreach as well as techniques to identify and engage key communities, and delivers insight into recognizing key elements within the community and how to address their concerns.

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Organizational strategic development for police leaders

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This program examines how to build strategic planning resources within your organization. Topics tackled include identifying  what police organizations should expect from their strategic planners, such as setting organizational goals and priorities; environmental scans; program evaluation, and conducting cost/benefit analysis and return on investment (ROI) analysis.

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Police leadership

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With programs aimed at police leaders and emerging police leaders, we fully recognize the importance of this role as well as the requirement to further develop a broad understanding of leadership issues. As a result, this program touches on many other areas including situational leadership; leading organizational change; leading organizational evolution and growth, and leading an organization of excellence – to name but a few.

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Courses in police intelligence

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Recognizing the difference between raw information and the development of intelligence is critical to this program. Intelligence development requires analysts to bring together various data or information elements of different weight and validity, and to knowledgeably compile those various pieces of information into a cohesive intelligence report which will allow police leaders to take specific action with identified, anticipated results. The course addresses intelligence gathering, analysis and dissemination.

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Problem-oriented policing

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This program may be considered to represent a sub-set of intelligence-led policing.  Problem-oriented policing directs service delivery staff to identify problems within the community and develop collaborative strategies to solve them.

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