Ethical & Character Driven Leadership
Length: 16 Hours
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
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Law enforcement officers are faced with unprecedented demands to effectively and appropriately fulfill their roles and responsibilities. This environment creates an urgent need for leaders who can inspire their officers and propel them into purposeful action. With recent allegations and termination for police misconduct, it’s imperative for the law enforcement executive to attend this symposium to learn management principles to achieve high standards for behavior and ethical conduct within their organization.
This symposium will examine how law enforcement executives can provide the encouragement that will motivate their officers to act morally responsible, work together to increase effectiveness and ensure the public’s trust. Symposium topics will include:
About the Instructor
- Leadership is Not About a Title, Rank, or Position
- Expanding Your Circle of Influence
- Exercising Integrity
- Living the Organization's Guiding Principles
- Aligning Daily Practices with the Organization's Direction, Purpose & Beliefs
- Empowerment: Removing the Chains
Richard M. Ayres is director of the Center for Labor-Management Studies in Fredericksburg, VA, a consulting
firm specializing in ethical, character driven leadership, and other key law enforcement areas. A former special agent with the FBI for 26 years, Mr. Ayres served for 17 years on the faculty of the FBI Academy, Quantico, VA. Mr. Ayres is widely published in professional journals in the areas of leadership, strategic planning, organizational communication, conflict resolution, and negotiations.
Who Should Attend
This symposium was developed for Wisconsin Chiefs and Sheriff’s; however, command personnel and management team members are encouraged to join them.