MAGNUS Leadership Seminars
The 2-Day MAGNUS Leadership course introduces “MAGNUS” as a General Theory of Leadership as a practical counter VUCA tactic for enhanced officer performance, effectiveness, wellness and resiliency.
Emerging Leaders Course
The Emerging Leaders course is an intensive 183 hour program that prepares law enforcement personnel (Sworn & Civilian) by uniquely combining academic Leadership and Educational principles with practical applications for maximized Star Performance.
Command & Staff Course
The Command & Staff Course is an intensive blended 8 weeks program that prepares law enforcement managers for senior positions by uniquely combining academic Leadership and Educational principles with practical applications for maximized agency Star Performance.
Chief Executives Course
The Chief Executive Leadership course is an innovative 1 week program designed to create a dynamic and informal learning environment for Chief Executives in Law Enforcement to learn from international faculty and each other with a heavy focus on Futures and Foresight. .

About Us

The National Command and Staff College develops Star Performers 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

Oct 11

Larimer County Sheriff’s Office, October 11-12, 2018

October 11 @ 8:00 amOctober 12 @ 5:00 pm
Oct 31

Walnut Creek Police Department, CA — 10/31-11/01, 2018

October 31 @ 8:00 amNovember 1 @ 5:00 pm
Nov 06

Chino Police Department, CA — 11/6-7/2018

November 6 @ 8:00 amNovember 7 @ 5:00 pm