IACP Annual Conference - Leadership in Police Organizations Track

Leadership in Police Organizations: "The Tangible Intangible". The author - instructors of IACP's newly developed "Leadership in Police Organizations (LPO)" Program will introduce the LPO during a special workshop, to be held 1:00 -3:00 PM, Saturday, September 24, 2005, in Rooms C-125/126 of the Miami Convention Center. The LPO Program's courses will be discussed by its developers, Dr. Howard T. Prince II, Director of the Center for Ethical Leadership at the University of Texas at Austin, and Chief Larry M. Hesser, a veteran of 38 years in law enforcement, 24 of those serving as a chief of police in Georgia, North Carolina, Colorado and Texas. Police executives in attendance will be informed of an opportunity for their agencies to take part in a "Leadership Development Course" or a "Train-the-Trainer Course" underwritten by grant funds. Benefits and Learning Objectives 1.To introduce to conference attendees the Leadership in Police Organizations (LPO) curriculum developed by the IACP in cooperation with grant support from the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services. 2.To provide a method for police executives to understand and apply modern behavioral science and leadership theories that enhance human motivation, satisfaction, and performance in the achievement of their organizations’ goals. 3.To inform police executives how to establish and maintain an effective leadership development system, that steadily enhances the leadership capability of their organizations over time. 4. To explain how the LPO course will be configured to meet the education and training needs of police agencies throughout the United States and, as appropriate, internationally.