Two Evanston Police commanders, Melissa Sacluti and Jody Wright, have completed Northwestern University’s Center for Public Safety’s Executive Management Program.

The program, which wrapped up Friday, is a three-week course  that provides the policy making executive with an opportunity to inquire in depth into topics relevant to today’s law enforcement environment.

The program is led by experienced practitioners from across the country as a series of topical workshops that include:

  • Police officer assessment, recruitment, selection and promotion
  • Organizational policy
  • Officer wellness
  • Managing the problem employee
  • Police executives in the political environment
  • Police ethics
  • Police discipline and accountability
  • Police-media relations
  • Legal updates
  • Information technology
  • Event planning and management
  • Data collection/profiling
  • Critical incident command

Cmdr. Sacluti is an 18-year veteran of the Evanston Police Department and serves as commander of Investigative Services. She has previously attended Northwestern’s Supervision of Police Personnel as well as School of Police Staff and Command.                    .

Cmdr. Wright is a 19-year veteran of the department and serves as the commander of the Special Operations Group. He has previously attended Northwestern’s Supervision of Police Personnel as well as School of Police Staff and Command. 

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