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On Jan. 14, Sergeant Joseph Bush of the Evanston Police Department graduated from the Northwestern University Center for Public Safety’s School of Police Staff and Command Class No. 507.
The School of Police Staff and Command (SPSC) is an intensive 10-week program that prepares law enforcement managers for senior positions by uniquely combining academic principles with practical applications.
Since the program launched in 1983, the SPSC has received enthusiastic response from executives and participants throughout the country.
The program focuses on the following areas:
- Contemporary policing
- Decision making and problem solving
- Employee relations
- Evaluating products and services
- Executive image
- Grant writing
- Human resources
- Leadership and management
- Media relations
- Organizational behavior
- Planning and policies
- Project management
- Resource allocation
Bush is a 19-year EPD veteran and his assignments have included Investigations, Special Operations Group and Patrol Operations.
Source: Evanston Police Department