Session Waukesha – Command & Staff Leadership
6 Weeks Self-paced Online, Opens 5/04/2018
2 Weeks Residency & Capstone, September 10-21, 2018 ~ Waukesha County  Sheriff’s Office, WI

National Tuition ~ $4,850 (includes 20% discount)
Regional Tuition (States: IA, IN, MN, MI & WI) ~ $4,000 (includes 33% discount)

Total Seats Available ~ 40 

*   Includes 20% discount

6 Weeks Online Access Opens ~ 5/4/2018
Residency ~ 9/10-21/2018

This “Command & Staff Leadership” session is a blended learning program designed to prepare today’s policing leaders to succeed in an ever-changing  professional  environment  and  to  effectively meet  the challenges of the future.

Graduates of the program will leave with new colleagues, a diverse array of faculty from which the student can continue to consult, and ways to act ahead of change to create an optimistic future for law enforcement and the communities they serve.

The long-term goal of the session is to add to the leadership skill sets of each participant; it is also to contribute to the body of knowledge of law enforcement through the completion of significant foresight-based research.

  • Leadership principles required to inspire and influence the future direction of the agency.
  • Strategies and tactics to identify emerging issues and provide a proactive response to deliver results with confidence.
  • Advanced and-on tools, skills and knowledge necessary to anticipate and prepare for the future success.
  • Fundamental and necessary working methods and benefits of sharing information.
  • Use of teams and stakeholders in problem solving for better outcomes.

The course graduates will receive a National Command & Staff College Certificate of Completion, Ribbon and MAGNUS Centurion Metal.  With this, the graduates become a member of an elite MAGNUS Centurion Network for enhance networking and future re-training and development.

Ribbon Color ~ GREEN

Select Topics

  • Adaptive Decision-Making
  • Basic Understanding of Terrorism
  • Budget Development & Finance
  • Community Relationships 
  • Conflict Management
  • Constitutional Law
  • Contemporary & Emerging Technologies ~ Legal Considerations
  • Corrections ~ Legal Considerations
  • Crisis Intervention Teams in Law Enforcement
  • Deliberate Leadership
  • Emerging Technologies and Policing in the 21st Century
  • Executive Leadership
  • Human Resources
  • Implementing A Community Oriented Policing (COP) or Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) Program
  • Implicit Bias & Cultural Alignment
  • Intelligence-led Policing Program, A Primer
  • Law Enforcement Futures
  • Law Enforcement Government
  • Law Enforcement Innovations
  • Management Reporting
  • Negotiations & Dispute Resolutions
  • Personnel Management
  • Police Futures
  • Relational Policing For Leaders
  • Sound Doctrine: A Tactical Primer
  • Strategic Development
  • Stress Management and Resiliency
  • Supply Change Management & Innovation
  • Surviving Verbal Conflicts
  • The Psychology of Intelligence Analysis
  • The Psycho-social Influence on Terrorism: From Group Formation to Individual Radicalization
  • Think Great
  • Wellness & Resiliency
  • Much More…

Host Agency

About Sheriff Serverson

Eric Severson serves the citizens of Waukesha County as Sheriff having served as a law enforcement officer for 32 years. Sheriff Severson maintains executive oversight of all activities of the office to include sworn operations, jail, work-release and administrative functions. Sheriff Severson has served in the Waukesha County Sheriff’s Office for over 30 years beginning in 1987; 25 of those years having been spent in supervisory and command positions throughout the department. In addition to patrol command assignments, Sheriff Severson has commanded the department’s Metropolitan Drug Enforcement Unit, Tactical Enforcement Unit (SWAT), K9 Unit and was the founder and first President of the Wisconsin Law Enforcement Canine Handler Association (WLECHA). 

Sheriff Severson holds two bachelor’s degrees from UW-Platteville in both Criminal Justice and Technical Communication. He holds a Minor in Business Administration. He is also a graduate of the FBI National Academy, Class 219, as well as the Drug Enforcement Administration’s Drug Unit Commander Academy. Sheriff Severson also graduated from the National Sheriffs’ Institute in Aurora Colorado. 

Eric Severson currently is a member and serves on the Board of Directors of the National Sheriffs’ Association. He is a past Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Wisconsin High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA), and is the longest tenured member of the Wisconsin HIDTA Board of Directors. Sheriff Severson is a member of the FBI National Academy Association, the Badger State Sheriffs’ Association (serving on the legislative committee), and the Wisconsin Sheriffs’ and Deputy Sheriffs’ Association. In 2015, Sheriff Severson was appointed by the Wisconsin Supreme Court to serve on the Supreme Court of Wisconsin Appointment Selection Committee.