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File #: 26282    Version: 1 Name: LPO Training
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 5/4/2012 In control: BOARD OF ESTIMATES (ended 4/2017)
On agenda: 6/12/2012 Final action: 6/12/2012
Enactment date: 6/15/2012 Enactment #: RES-12-00411
Title: Authorizing the Mayor, Chief of Police and the City Clerk to accept a grant from the State of Wisconsin Department of Justice, Training and Standards Bureau, for the purpose of conducting leadership training for members of the Madison Police Department and to sign a contract with the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) to train Leadership in Police Organizations (LPO) to members of the Madison Police Department.
Sponsors: Sue Ellingson
Fiscal Note
This grant will be accounted for in a special revenue fund (SO14). There is no effect on the levy.
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Authorizing the Mayor, Chief of Police and the City Clerk to accept a grant from the State of Wisconsin Department of Justice, Training and Standards Bureau, for the purpose of conducting leadership training for members of the Madison Police Department and to sign a contract with the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) to train Leadership in Police Organizations (LPO) to members of the Madison Police Department.
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WHEREAS, State of Wisconsin Department of Justice, Training and Standards Bureau, has made available seed funding to help Wisconsin law enforcement agencies receive formalized police leadership training; and

WHEREAS, the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) has developed a three-week training program that is nationally recognized for its excellence and has agreed to send experienced instructors to Madison for the purposes of conducting such training; and

WHEREAS, the course material will provide strategies that will challenge participants to re-examine their organizational roles and inspire them to develop and improve their leadership skills to achieve their leadership potential; and

WHEREAS, the Chief of Police believes that this training would help to reinforce the existing and future mission, goals and values of the Madison Police Department and desires to have members of the Madison Police Department attend this training; and

WHEREAS, the Madison Police Department has already sent thirty-three (33) employees to this training program between 2009-2011, who are from a variety of positions within the department, and has identified that this training would fulfill existing leadership training needs within the Madison Police Department; and

WHEREAS, State of Wisconsin Department of Justice, Training and Standards Bureau, has awarded grant funds in the amount of $43,476 to the Madison Police De...

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