Eastern Michigan University’s Schools of Police and Fire Staff and Command grow with 78 new graduates

The Schools of Police Staff and Command and Fire Staff and Command are designed to assist with career development for both current senior police and fire executives and department members interested in advancing into the upper management ranks

Police Staff and Command new graduates
EMU School of Police Staff and Command 2019 graduates

YPSILANTI – Eastern Michigan University’s School of Police Staff and Command and School of Fire Staff and Command forces have grown with 43 new police officers and 35 new fire officers graduating from the 2019 courses.

The EMU School of Police Staff and Command and School of Fire Staff and Command are 360-hour executive leadership programs that consists of individual classes spread over 9 months.

Both programs target those police and fire officers destined for senior leadership within their departments. The experience takes the officer beyond traditional operational methods and exposes them to strategic thinking and creative and innovative problem-solving, paving the way for further advancement to senior leadership positions within their department.

Both courses are split into six major topic areas:

  • Leadership
  • Planning and Decision Making
  • Human Resource Management
  • Administering the Fire Agency or Administering the Police Agency
  • Critical Situations and Homeland Security
  • Managing Technology for Public Safety

The Schools of Staff and Command are accredited through the North Central Accreditation process for Graduate and Undergraduate credit through Eastern Michigan University.

For more information, please visit the Executive Leadership Programs website.

About Eastern Michigan University

Founded in 1849, Eastern is the second oldest public university in Michigan. It currently serves nearly 18,000 students pursuing undergraduate, graduate, specialist, doctoral and certificate degrees in the arts, sciences and professions. In all, more than 300 majors, minors and concentrations are delivered through the University's Colleges of Arts and Sciences; Business; Education; Engineering and Technology; Health and Human Services; and, its graduate school. EMU is regularly recognized by national publications for its excellence, diversity, and commitment to applied education. For more information about Eastern Michigan University, visit the University's website.

November 06, 2019

Written by:
Morgan Mark

Morgan Mark