LCSO Graduates Three from Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command
Issued 7/24/12 by John Schulz, Public Information Officer
The Larimer County Sheriff's Office is pleased to announce the recent graduation of Lieutenant Robert Cook, Lieutenant Staci Shaffer and Sergeant John Feyen from the School of Police Staff and Command at Northwestern University's Center for Public Safety.
Lieutenant Cook is currently working in the Patrol Division at the Larimer County Sheriff's Office while Lieutenant Shaffer works at the Larimer County Jail. Sergeant Feyen leads the Crimes Against Persons section of the Investigations Division.
The School of Police Staff and Command provides upper-level college instruction in a total of 22 core or mandatory blocks of instruction and utilizes nine additional 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.
Each student is academically challenged through a total of 18 written examinations, projects and quizzes in addition to two research papers that are a required part of the curriculum.
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. The center provides a variety of courses and programs in the area of Police Training, Management Training and Executive Development.