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UNH to Offer Police Management Course for Chiefs, Command Staff

Release Date:
7/12/2012 12:55 PM

Police Experts from Across U.S. Will Take Part in Program

Editors' Note: Reporters are welcome to cover all or part of the program or to interview speakers. Please call Karen Grava for additional details.

July 11, 2012

University of New Haven: Police Management Course, features 
WEST HAVEN, CONN. -- The University of New Haven Center for Advanced Policing will host a weeklong, intensive executive-level training program on innovations in police management Aug. 6 – 10, 2012.

The course is designed for chiefs of police and command staff. The theme of the course is learning from and implementing findings from police research.

Some of the most preeminent thinkers in American policing will teach the course. They include:

Brett Chapman, social science analyst for crime prevention and control, National Institute of Justice;Sean Malinowski, captain, Los Angeles Police Department and architect of predictive policing;Jim Jordan, police consultant and former director, Office of Strategic Planning and Resource Development, Boston Police Department;Tom Tyler, title??, Yale University, who will speak on how to foster police legitimacy in communities;Robert Wasserman, chairman of Policy Partners, policing management expert on changing police organizations;Retired Chief Darrel Stephens, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, N.C. and former director of Police Executive Research Forum; Professor David Kennedy, John Jay College, director of the Center for Crime Prevention and Control, creator of High Point, N.C. and Boston Gun Control Projects;Bernard Melekian, former Pasadena, Calif. police chief and now director of the Community Oriented Policing Services Office (COPS);Chief Louis Anemone, retired New York Police Department expert on implementing and using Compstat effectively;Heather MacDonald, policing expert author, Manhattan Institute, N.Y.

The university will give participants the option to earn undergraduate or graduate credit at a substantially discounted rate. Both resident and commuting students are welcome. Rooms in UNH residence halls are available for rent at a low cost.

For more information, a complete list of the speakers, or to register click here.

The University of New Haven is a private, top-tier comprehensive institution recognized as a national leader in experiential education. Founded in 1920 on the campus of Yale University in cooperation with Northeastern University, UNH moved to its current West Haven campus in 1960. The University provides its students with a unique combination of a solid liberal arts education and real-world, hands-on career and research opportunities. UNH enrolls approximately 6,400 students, including nearly 1,800 graduate students and more than 4,600 undergraduates – the majority of whom reside in University housing. Through its College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business, Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences, Tagliatela College of Engineering, and University College, UNH offers 75 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. UNH students have access to more than 50 study abroad programs worldwide and its student-athletes compete in 16 varsity sports in the NCAA Division II's highly competitive Northeast-10 Conference.