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Innovations in Law Enforcement Leadership

Preparing for Tomorrow’s Leaders - Today

June 11-12, 2019
The Standard Club | Chicago, IL

Discover new techniques for finding, developing, and retaining future leadership in law enforcement. Hear how other agencies are overcoming challenges with multi-generational command, streamlining the promotional process, and managing disruption during transitions in leadership. Plus, sure up your agency’s current leadership practices by learning contemporary approaches to command.

Key topics will include

Strategically Evaluating Who Should be in Management
Women in Leadership: Best Practices for Improving Diversity in Command
How to Find Candidates with Strong Character

Utilizing Mentors to Prepare Leaders for Leadership
Bridging the Generational Leadership Gap

Who Will You Meet?

  • Engage and learn with command-level colleagues from agencies of all sizes, including individuals with the following rank:
  • Chief
  • Sheriff
  • Deputy Chief
  • Captain
  • Lieutenant
  • This program will also present an opportunity to hear from city managers, other executives from public safety, and HR administrators.

How Will This Conference Help You?

Develop strategies to retain strong leadership candidates

Identify leadership skills that can be taught to up-and-coming officers
Recognize best practices for engaging female leaders and diversifying your command
Learn how to transform your agency with streamlined promotional practices
Network with peers from across the country


Attendees from Previous IEN Law Enforcement Events

Los Angeles PD | New York PD | Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office | San Francisco PD | DC Metro PD | New Orleans PD | Cleveland PD | Dallas PD | Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office | Houston PD | San Bernardino PD | Mesa County Sheriff’s Office | Portland Police Bureau | Miami Beach PD | Pima County Sheriff’s Department | Great Falls PD | Arizona Department of Public Safety | Honolulu PD | Riverside County Sheriff’s Department | Philadelphia PD | Metro Nashville PD | Fremont PD | Seattle PD


Chief Patrick Oliver

Associate Professor, Criminal Justice
Cedarville University

Dan Brown

Chief of Police
Winslow Police Department

Laura King

Chief Investigator
McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office

Deputy Chief Jeff Estes

Administrative Services Group
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department

Maryann P. Foxwell

Director, Leadership Development Institute
Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services
Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commissions

Captain Dave Johnson

Recruitment and Training
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department

Antoinette Tull

HR Division Chief
City of Richmond Police Department

Staff Inspector Joseph Bologna

Operations Commander, Regional Operations South
Philadelphia Police Department

Roy H. Berge

The Virtus Group



June 2019


  • 8:00 AM
    Registration and Networking Breakfast
  • 9:00 AM

    Conference Sessions

    • - Welcome and Opening Remarks
    • - Strategically Evaluating Who Should Be in Management
  • 10:30 AM
    Networking Break
  • 11:00 AM

    Conference Sessions

    • - Implementation of Agency-Specific Leadership Training
  • 12:00 PM
    Networking Luncheon - food provided
  • 1:00 PM

    Conference Sessions

    • - How to Use the Assessment Center Method Within the Overall Promotion Process
    • - Increasing Leadership Capacity in Law Enforcement
  • 3:00 PM
    Networking Break
  • 3:15 PM

    Conference Sessions

    • - Women in Leadership: Best Practices for Improving Diversity in Command
    • - Bridging the Generational Leadership Gap
  • 5:00 PM
    Networking Reception
  • 6:00 PM
    End of Day


June 2019


  • 8:00 AM
    Networking Breakfast
  • 9:00 AM

    Conference Sessions

    • - Chairperson’s Recap of Day One
    • - Rebuilding Leadership: How to Create Stakes within Your Agency and Community
  • 10:30 AM

    Networking Break

  • 10:45 AM

    Conference Sessions

    • - Making Your Promotional Process More Effective
    • - Using Competency Models to Create an Objective, Transparent Promotional System
  • 12:15 PM

    Networking Luncheon - food provided

  • 1:15 PM

    Conference Sessions

    • - How to Improve Culture and Morale with Strong Leadership
    • - Teaching Your Leaders to Document Behaviors and Improve Discipline
  • 3:00 PM

    Summit Conclusion

  • “The conference brought various agencies’ ideas and practices to a wider audience. I learned how other agencies have addressed issues that could benefit my agency.”

    – Mark Wachter, New York Police Department
  • “Great information. Was nice to have speakers and attendees from all over the country to hear their perspectives.”

    - Lindsay Kennedy, Fremont Police Department
  • “Pertinent topics, real-life issues, great strategies.”

    - Luke Torres, Riverside Sheriff’s Department
  • “Very useful information. Excellent content and a very good opportunity to share best practices.”

    – Aaron Smith, Oakland Police Department


The Standard Club

320 South Plymouth Court
Chicago, IL 60604

Located in the heart of Chicago's thriving business community and cultural center, The Standard Club is a place where distinguished business people, professionals, community leaders and their families gather to experience the best the city has to offer.

The Standard Club is proud to be designated a 5-Star Private Club by Platinum Clubs of America

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