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How Law Enforcement Careers Affect Family Life

Hours: 4
Tuition: $50.00

An entertaining and insightful 4 hour presentation on the unique aspects of the police personality/culture and the impact upon an officer’s significant others. Students will be able to utilize lessons learned throughout the remainder of their careers in policing. This program is ideal for new officers, veterans and their families.

Objectives of the class:

  • What makes the dynamics of the police family different?
  • Understanding the unique cultural differences among the police.
  • Understanding the uniqueness of the police personality.
  • What can families do to successfully navigate a police officer’s career.

*Law enforcement students attending this program are encouraged to bring their spouse and/or significant other at no cost. Please note that prior registration is required.

Instructor Information:

Your SLEA instructor is a 22 year veteran in law enforcement who has served as a Sergeant, Detective Sergeant and Commander. He currently holds the rank of Chief and is a graduate of the FBI National Academy and the Police Executive Research Forum’s Senior Management Institute for Police @ Boston University. He is also a sitting two term President of the Northern Illinois Critical Incident

**Cancellations for this class must be received by SLEA 35 days prior to the start of the program in order to avoid being billed!**

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Jim Kempinski
Program Manager

Voice: (630) 942-2939

Trisha Augustyn
Administrative Assistant

Voice: (630) 942-2295

General Information

Voice: (630) 942-2677
Fax: (630) 942-3766


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