51st School of Executive Leadership

(formerly Management College)

September 8-19, 2014
October 13-24, 2014
November 10-21, 2014
December 8-19, 2014 in Fort Worth, Texas

Tarrant County College District Criminal Justice Training Center
(Tarrant County College District’s Alliance Opportunity Center/near Alliance Airport)
13825 Aviator Way
Fort Worth, Texas 76177

Past Event

Credits:240 Hours TCOLE Credit


The School of Executive Leadership is an intensive 8-week (240 hours) course designed to prepare senior-level law enforcement managers for executive leadership in the complex world of public safety administration. The program has six major components:

  • Police Administration
  • Ethical Leadership
  • Multi-cultural Policing
  • Research Paper on Emerging Policing Issues
  • Executive Leadership Lecture Series
  • Emerging Law Enforcement Technology

Now Offered Over An Extended Time Period

This course is broken up into four, two-week sessions to allow agencies that are not able to release critical personnel for eight continuous weeks to participate. ILEA prides itself on listening to the needs of our clients.

Dates and Hours

Four two-week sessions per month:

  • September 8-19
  • October 13-24
  • November 10-21
  • December 8-19

8:30am to 3:30pm Monday - Friday

Download the Brochure (pdf)

For more details, download the online brochure.

Key Topics

  • Budgeting and Financial Management
  • Communication in Organizations
  • Creating a Culture of Integrity
  • Executive Leadership
  • Executive Writing Skills
  • Followership
  • Leadership Ethics
  • Legal Issues for Managers
  • Research Methods in Public Service
  • Servant Leadership
  • Strategic Planning
  • Tools for Continuous Improvement


Tuition includes materials, books and an off-site team building experience. Lodging and meals are excluded.
  • $2195 - ILEA Members
  • $2495 - Non-members

Who should attend?

Sworn and civilian senior-level law enforcement managers and administrators with an interest in organizational improvement, professional development and career enhancement.


"For decades now, ILEA has been preparing law enforcement leaders for the challenges we currently face. They consistently produce transformative leaders from all levels of the organization that I know I can depend on."
- John M. Ray, Executive Chief Deputy, Tarrant County Sheriff’s Department, Texas

“... you will receive an education about policing and, even better, the enthusiastic exchange of ideas that bring moments of inspiration and insight that will make you a better servant to your community when you return home.”
- Lieutenant Kris Sell, Juneau Police Department, Alaska


Core Faculty

  • Eric J. Fritsch, Ph.D., Professor, University of North Texas
  • Michael J. Marchand, Maj. Gen. (Ret.), United States Army; President, CAIL
  • T. Neil Moore, Ed.D., Chief (Ret.), Fort Wayne Police Department, IN; Vice President, CAIL and Director, ILEA
  • Dan Primozic, Ph.D., Associate Director and Resident Ethics Scholar, ILEA
  • Gregory Smith, M.A., Associate Director, Leadership Programs, ILEA

Adjunct Faculty

  • Jeff Chamberlain, Attorney at Law, Nassau, NY
  • Cheryl L. Dunlop, Director of Administrative Services, City of Rockwall, TX
  • Mark R. Hafner, Chief, Keller Police Department, TX
  • Andy Harvey, Lieutenant, Dallas Police Department, TX
  • Lauretta Hill, Deputy Chief, Arlington Police Department, TX
  • David N. James, Chief (Ret.), Carrollton Police Department, TX
  • John Jones, Ph.D., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  • Doug Kowalski, Chief (Ret.), McKinney Police Department, TX
  • Timothy J. Longo, Chief, Charlottesville Police Department, VA
  • Thomas E. Meloni, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Western Illinois University
  • Michael J. Mirarchi, Mirarchi Management Group, Plano, TX
  • Judy Pal, Chief of Staff, Baltimore Police Department, MD
  • Charles A. Rohre, Senior Consultant, Waters-Oldani Executive Search
  • Rick Smith, Ph.D., Director (Ret.), Caruth Police Institute, Dallas, TX
  • Warren Spencer, Attorney at Law, Euless, TX

Overnight Accommodations

Residence Inn - Alliance Airport
13400 North Freeway, Ft. Worth
Tel: 817.750.7000
Law Enforcement Institute Rate: $109/night + tax

Hampton Inn - Alliance Airport
13600 North Freeway, Ft. Worth
Tel: 817.439.0400

TCOLE Credit

Law enforcement personnel attending this course are eligible for (240) hours of Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) credit.

Course Cancellation Policy

Occasionally, the Institute for Law Enforcement Administration (ILEA) may be forced to cancel a scheduled program. Whenever possible, the decision to cancel is made at least fourteen days prior to the start of the program, and registered participants are notified once that decision has been made. If the distance to the training site requires that you make airline and/or hotel reservations, please contact ILEA (+1.972.244.3430) to inquire about the status of any program before making travel arrangements. While paid registrations in cancelled courses will be refunded in full, ILEA will not be responsible for monetary loss due to cancellations or changes in airline or hotel reservations.

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ILEA: +1.972.244.3430 
Fax: +1.972.244.3431
E-Mail: ilea@cailaw.org