The Role of the Police Chief Course

The Little America Hotel | 555 South Main Street
Salt Lake City, Utah

Registration Fee $550

This course is WHERE you need to find out:

  • Why you may want the job – the rewards and challenges of leading today’s police department
  • What is expected of a police chief from the perspective of critical stakeholders
  • How to effectively anticipate and assess issues and the need for change upon taking command of a police department
  • When you are ready to be a police chief and how to prepare to be successful

Topics covered in this course will include:

  • Preparing for the position of police chief and how to be competitive when applying
  • Expectations of the police chief from points of view of city managers, elected officials, news media, public interest groups, and other police chiefs
  • Contemporary legal issues
  • Emerging trends in policing
  • Personnel issues
  • Organizational change and ethics
  • Public engagement
  • Crisis communication
  • Leading in a political environment
  • Officer wellness (Physical, Emotional and Financial)

If you have questions regarding this training, please contact Retired Chief Jim Keith – Course Facilitator, (435) 632-6949 or

Continental Breakfast and an afternoon snack will be served each day.

Little America Hotel Room Rate of $100.00 plus taxes if the room is booked by April 10th

If interested in attending this course, please complete and submit the attached

The course roster will be finalized by April 1st, at which time registration fees will be due.

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