Police Sergeant Graduates From Northwestern University's Center For Public Safety
SERGEANT RYAN KANE OF THE MOUNT PROSPECT POLICE DEPARTMENT
GRADUATES FROM NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY’S
CENTER FOR PUBLIC SAFETY
The Mount Prospect Police Department is pleased to announce the graduation of Sergeant Ryan Kane from the School of Police Staff and Command (SPSC) at Northwestern University’s Center for Public Safety. Sergeant Kane successfully completed the ten (10) week Staff and Command Program held in Evanston, Illinois from March 14 – May 20, 2016. This program, which was implemented by the Center for Public Safety in 1983, has graduated over 10,000 students both nationally and internationally. Sergeant Kane was a student in SPSC Class #396, which accommodated a total of 42 students for the ten-week period.
The School of Police Staff and Command provides upper-level college instruction in a total of twenty-two core or mandatory blocks of instruction and nine optional blocks of instruction during each session. The major topics of study include: Management and Management Theory, Organizational Behavior, Human Resources for Law Enforcement, Budgeting, Staffing Allocation, and Personnel Deployment.
The Center for Public Safety was established at Northwestern University in 1936 with the specific goal of expanding university-based education and training for the Law Enforcement Community. Since its inception, the Center has broadened its original objective and now provides a variety of courses and programs in the area of Police Training, Management Training, and Executive Development.
The Mount Prospect Police Department anticipates a variety of benefits from Sergeant Ryan Kane’s attendance at this program. Many of the program’s graduates go on to achieve a variety of leadership positions within their respective agencies.