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Leadership and Resilience

November 25, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

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A modern policing approach that is both mission focused and human centered

If the men and woman serving your agency are the top priority, how are you ensuring that you are promoting that through your words and actions? As a leader in your agency, you are responsible for either contributing to a toxic culture or one that is promoting professionalism and also looking after the well-being of its workforce.

This workshop examines critical leadership skills, ways to implement them, and importantly how resilience (both yours and your workforce) needs to be practiced at all levels.

Be ready – this workshop is interactive and not a lecture-based PowerPoint presentation. You’ll hear from fellow participants, share your own insights, and engage in practices to help further develop your leadership abilities.

Course Learning Outcomes

This course is for leadership, both uniformed and civilian, of all levels.

  1. Learn and discuss leadership skills specific to policing
  2. Examine the role of resilience in relation to leadership
  3. Engage in discussions and practices to put these skills into practice

Who is your instructor?

Jeff Thompson

PhD, recently retired from the NYPD

Jeff Thompson, PhD, recently retired from the NYPD as a detective after serving there for over 20 years. He was a former hostage negotiator and their first-ever mental health and wellness coordinator. He helped lead their peer support team (more than 400 members) and continues to teach leadership for the NYPD and other agencies across the world. Dr. Thompson is research scientist at Columbia University Medical Center, he teaches at multiple universities, and he conducts work and research with other groups such as NASA, medical professionals, and the private sector.


November 25, 2023
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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