Texas Police Chief Leadership Series (TPCLS)

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Topics Covered:

  • Focus on how to recruit and market for a police department
  • Take and review the Lumina Spark Assessment
  • Evaluate retention and organizational culture for a police department
  • Receive legal and TCOLE updates for law enforcement
  • Investigate the evolution of 21st century & community policing
  • Explore the S.H.I.E.L.D: Strength & Honor in Everyday Lawful Decisions, program

Who Should Attend:

  • The Texas Police Chief Leadership Series is required every two years for those serving as chief.

Course Hours:

Participants receive 40 hours of TCOLE (3740) credit.

Program Links:

[ Program Page ]

Date/Time:

Sep 25 - 29, 2017

Class begins at 8:00 a.m. and ends at 5:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday; Friday class begins at 8:00 a.m. and ends at noon. The program involves working lunches (lunch is provided).

Course Cost:

Offered at no charge to those serving as Chief of Police

Location Information:

Bill Blackwood
Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas
Criminal Justice Center
Sam Houston State University
1600 Bobby K. Marks Blvd.
Huntsville, Texas 77341-2417
Phone: 800-477-9248
Fax: 936-294-3926

Hotel Information: *

University Hotel - SHSU
1610 Bobby K. Marks Drive
Huntsville, TX 77340
Phone: 936-291-2151
www.shsuhotel.org

* Unless otherwise noted, hotel arrangements are the responsibility of the participant.


The Texas Police Chief Leadership Series is designed to assist top police administrators in developing their leadership skills and in recognizing those factors that impact the effectiveness of law enforcement agencies. The program is taught by nationally recognized experts in each area of the curriculum to provide the highest caliber of instruction available. The topics focus on legal, legislative and professional updates as well as discussions of current issues of importance to law enforcement agencies.

LEMIT is the only training provider and TPCLS is the only course to fulfill the TCOLE training requirements for Police Chiefs as set forth in The Education Code, Section 96.641.


For more information, contact:

Ian Bracewell, Program Coordinator
Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas
George J. Beto Criminal Justice Building
Sam Houston State University
Huntsville, TX 77341-2417
Fax: (936) 294-3926
Phone: (936) 294-4995
Phone: 800-477-9248
ian.bracewell@shsu.edu

Cancellation Policy:

If no notice of cancellation is received by the Program Coordinator prior to the date of the program, and the participant does not attend the program, the participant or their agency will be required to pay a $100 'NO-SHOW' fee.