Southern Police Institute




Congratulations to the graduates of the 130th Administrative Officer's Course (AOC), who received their diplomas on Thursday,  November 7, 2013.

Class Officers of the 130th AOC included:

President: William Willhoite
Vice President: Tony Leonard
Treasurer: CJ Beyersdorfer  
Historian: Tammy Bussey
Chaplain: Jeff Rogers  
Sergeant in Arms: Brian Pichnarcik

Awards were presented at the Graduation luncheon for the 130th AOC for outstanding achievement:

William F. Walsh Director's Award (Graduate): Michael O'Neil

William F. Walsh Director's Award (Undergraduate): Tony Leonard

B. Edward Campbell Service Award: Josh Kyle

And last, but not least...

The Broad Brush Award went to Aubrey Gregory


The Southern Police Institute is a division of the Department of Justice Administration, College of Arts and Sciences, University of Louisville. It is an advanced education and training institute whose mission is to enhance the professional development of law enforcement practitioners. We accomplish this mission by providing educational and career development programs that are designed to challenge and to prepare law enforcement practitioners for the demands of today and tomorrow. The Southern Police Institute consistently is ranked among the top law enforcement educational and training schools in the nation.

Since the creation of the Southern Police Institute in 1951, its program of instruction has been grounded in the belief that law enforcement is a demanding activity requiring the highest level of professional preparation. The Southern Police Institute was established by its founders to provide a place where that preparation can be undertaken. The present faculty and staff dedicate themselves to this mission and continue to maintain the standards of excellence established by our founders. They are uniquely qualified as researchers, consultants, teachers and former law enforcement practitioners to guide and to direct the educational needs of today's law enforcement professionals.

Southern Police Institute

McCandless Hall

University of Louisville

Louisville, Kentucky 40292

Office Hours

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tel (502) 852-6561



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