Strategic and Succession Planning for Chiefs of Police & Seconds in Command

Strategic and Succession Planning
for Chiefs of Police & Seconds in Command
In these volatile and uncertain times, the need to prioritize and stabilize our resources, budget and programs has never been greater. Today, both private and public sector organizations are developing and updating their business (strategic) plans to continue their mission and improve the likelihood of success. Part of this plan is examining staff development, retention, and recruitment and training the current and future leaders of our agencies.

The California Police Chiefs Association (CPCA) has designed an intensive, one-day course for Chiefs of Police and Seconds-in-Command to give them the skills necessary to create these plans expeditiously and cost effectively. This class will examine the strategic and succession planning processes and combines the discussion of current strategic and succession plans with interactive exercises.

Areas to be covered include:

  • Change Management
  • Identifying Values, Mission Statement and Vision
  • Assessment
  • Issue Identification
  • Goals and Strategies
  • Workforce Analysis and Gap Identification
  • Staff Development, Recruitment, Retention and Knowledge Transfer Strategies
  • Evaluation Measures

Students will be provided with a variety of strategic plans and material necessary to develop and implement agency plans.

Tuition & Registration Fees:
Please submit total payment for $139. POST Plan IV: $99 + Registration Fee: $40 (covers continental breakfast, lunch and handout materials).

Times, Dates, Locations:

December 11, 2014

Register for this class

Santa Ana Police Department
60 Civic Center Plaza
Santa Ana, CA  92701

POST Course Control #: 1137-10350-14-001
April 16, 2015

Register for this class

Fairfield Police Department
Art Koch Range & Training Facility
1717 Rex Clift Lane
Fairfield, CA  94533

POST Course Control #: 1137-10350-14-002
Class is 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. 

For questions, please contact:

Meagan Catafi, Training & Program Coordinator
(916) 325-9005

Cancellation Policy: All cancellations must be received in writing no later than 5 days prior to the seminar. There will be no refund for cancellations received less than 5 days prior to the start date of a seminar or for no-shows. Cancellations and refund requests can be submitted to Meagan Catafi at Substitutions are encouraged.

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