Evanston Police Sgt. Jody Wright has graduated from the School of Police Staff and Command at Northwestern University.
Wright has successfully completed the ten week program held in Plainfield, Ill. This program, which was implemented by the NU Center for Public Safety in 1983, has graduated over 14,000 students.
The School of Police Staff and Command provides upper-level college instruction. Major topics of study include leadership, human resources, employee relations, organizational behavior, applied statistics, planning and policy development, budgeting and resource allocation.
The program includes written examinations, projects, presentations and quizzes in addition to a staff study paper and participants can earn six units of undergraduate credit from Northwestern University.
The Center for Public Safety was established at Northwestern University in 1936 to expand university-based education and training for the law enforcement community.