Sunday, October 25, 2020

Southlake Police Officers Graduate from ILEA Academy School

On February 22nd, 2019, five members of the Southlake Police Department graduated from the School for Police Supervision held by the Institute for Law Enforcement Administration (ILEA).  The school was taught here in Southlake from January 28th to February 22nd at the North Police Station and four police officers and one civilian attended.

Courses covered topics ranging from leadership and supervisory accountability, motivation and counseling, community policing and procedural justice.  Attendance can count towards undergraduate credits from Tarleton State University and attendees can earn 120 hours of Texas Commission on Law Enforcement credit.

The Southlake Police Department was represented by K-9 Officer Nate Anderson, Detective Josh Ellis, Officer Myles Jenkins, Officer Micah Davis, and Police Records Manager Sarah Blum.

“I’m very proud of the dedication and hard work these employees put into the school,” Chief Brandon said.  “This was a huge commitment for them as they work to become the next great leaders of the department.”

About the Institute for Law Enforcement Administration (ILEA):
As one of the premier educational organizations for law enforcement executives, managers and supervisors, ILEA provides top-quality, academically-based courses, seminars and workshops across the U.S. and internationally to prepare law enforcement officials for today’s challenging management and ethical issues. ILEA is a division of the Center for American and International Law (CAIL), a non-profit educational organization headquartered in Plano. Texas, that works to improve the quality of justice throughout the U.S. and the world.