National Command & Staff College programs improve leadership capacity, culture, morale, productivity, teamwork while reducing crime, internal investigations, and risks and liability!

Impacting Communities by Providing Scientific, Proven and Practical Credible Leadership Education and Development programs designed for turbocharging star performance leadership capable of sustained strategic innovations and operational excellence.
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MAGNUS Leadership Seminar
This 2-Day seminar introduces “MAGNUS” as a General Theory of Leadership for Turbocharging Performance, Effectiveness, Wellness and Resiliency.
Emerging Leaders Course
This 183 hour online and self-paced course turbocharges Star Performance of law enforcement personnel (Sworn & Civilian).
Command & Staff Course
This academic, blended 8 weeks program turbocharges star performance leadership of Law Enforcement managers preparing them for successful command positions.
Chief Executives Course
This innovative 1-week course turbocharges chief executive leadership with a heavy focus on Futures and Foresight.
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About Us

The National Command and Staff College turbocharges star performance leadership capable of sustained innovations and operational excellence through modern learning experiences that build and promote community safety and mutual trust, maximize officer safety and wellness while reducing Agency and Officer liability and risks. 

Recognized as a Center of Leadership Educational Excellence by the National Sheriffs' Association (NSA), the National Tactical Officers Association (NTOA) and the International Association of Directors of Law Enforcement Standards & Training (IADLEST), we have been solving the biggest learning, education, and performance improvement challenges in public safety for over 10 years.


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National Command & Staff College

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How Police Leadership Training is an Effective Tool against Civil Liability

Every law enforcement organization has established policies and procedures that all employees are required to follow. In today’s world, there is often a written or otherwise formal acknowledgment of those policies required of all employees. The acknowledgment ensures the organization has recourse when the employee fails to follow the outlined policies and procedures, which often

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Capturing the Moment: Counter-VUCA Leadership for 21st Century Policing

Mutual problem solving is a counter-VUCA strategy …. The expectations citizens have of their police officers have always been high; the expectations officers have of themselves are higher. The needs and wants of the community are in many circumstances overwhelming, even unrealistic. Simply put, public institutions cannot realistically provide expected and needed services without collective

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Being Self-Aware

Being self-aware is one of the most essential virtues we can practice.  It is the key to strong emotional intelligence.  Our self-awareness informs us on how we are doing as leaders. Where we need to strengthen ourselves, how we can be better than we are and requires us being completely honest with ourselves.  Being willing

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Power of Influence

John Maxwell, states that Leadership is Influence, nothing more nothing less.  We all influence others, sometimes being a positive influence, sometimes being a negative influence.  We must be intentional about how we influence others.  If we aren’t intentional about how we lead, our influence may not be positive. Remember the classic movie, White Christmas?  Can

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Coming Up

Feb 03

Session # 008, Command & Staff Course, Lafayette Police Department, Lafayette, LA

February 3, 2020 @ 8:00 amMay 8, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Feb 03

2-Day MAGNUS Leadership Workshop, Citrus Heights, CA $335

February 3, 2020 @ 8:00 amFebruary 4, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Mar 09

2-Day MAGNUS Leadership Workshop, Imperial County Chiefs, $335

March 9, 2020 @ 8:00 amMarch 10, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Apr 13
Jun 01

2-Day MAGNUS Leadership Workshop, Mt. Mercy University, IA $335

June 1, 2020 @ 8:00 amJune 2, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Jun 08

2-Day MAGNUS Leadership Workshop, Chino Police Department

June 8, 2020 @ 8:00 amJune 9, 2020 @ 5:00 pm