Southern Police Institute


Congratulations to the graduates of the 134th Administrative Officers Course!

Fourty-four students, from fourteen states, and thirty-four agencies made their way across the stage on November 5, 2015 to receive their diplomas. We have really enjoyed hosting the 134th AOC these past thirteen weeks and wish our graduates well on their future endeavors!

Award Recipients of the 134th Administrative Officer's Course
Given November 5, 2015

Dr. William Walsh Director's Awards
Undergraduate Option:
Lt. Aaron Crowell, Louisville Metro Police Department, Louisville, KY

Graduate Option:
Sgt. Michael Bond, Lake County Sheriff's County, Tavares, FL 

B. Edward Campbell Award For Outstanding Service
The B. Edward Campbell Service Award is given by the Southern Police Institute. This award is for "meritorious service to fellow Law Enforcement Officers of the 134th Administrative Officers Course by Demostrating Leadership and Commitment to the Shared Goals and Objectives of the Southern Police Institute." 

This award was created to celebrate the devotion and nearly 40 years of service to the University of Louisville and the Southern Police Institute by Professor Emeritus B. Edward Campbell.

The 134th AOC selected two recipients from their class:

Lt. Phillip Kincaid, Gulfport Police Department, Gulfport, MS

Lt. Jill Hume, Louisville Metro Police Department, Louisville, KY

The Southern Police Institute is a division of the Department of Criminal Justice, 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.

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