Continuing Education (CE) Courses
Leadership & Management
SPI's comprehensive educational environment and world-recognized methods of instruction encourage a commitment to learning, self-improvement and peer networking long after courses are completed. Our management courses prepare officers for the rigors of leading a police agency in an ever-changing world. Our courses provide cutting edge management practices and are facilitated by forward-thinking faculty.
Executive Leadership Strategies: Organizational Health for the 21st Century (40 hours) - NEW COURSE
Performance Management: From Budgeting to Operations* Formerly "Managing Within Your Budget - Financially & Operationally" (40 hours)
Organizational Leadership & Problem Solving* (40 hours)
Personnel Development, Assessment & Liability* (40 hours)
Strategic Management for 21st Century Policing* (40 hours)
*This course is part of the Organizational Management Certificate Program (OMCP), formerly titled Executive Leadership Certificate Program.
Since 1951, the Southern Police Institute's mission has been to enhance the professional development of law enforcement practitionersby providing educational and career development programs that are designed to challenge and prepare practitioners for the demands of today and tomorrow. Our specialized skills courses expose participants to current trends in law enforcement, providing tools necessary to improve technical skills, diagnostic problem solving, communication skills, as well as knowledge of current administrative law and investigative practices.
Crime Prevention Theories and Practical Physical Security (40 hours) Formerly "Crime Prevention and Introduction to Physical Security"
Basic Death and Homicide Investigation (40 hours)
Background Investigation (16 hours)
Homicide Investigation (80 hours)
Introduction to Child Sex Crimes (16 hours)
Sex Crimes Investigations (40 hours)
Intelligence Preparation of the Beat (40 hours)
Intelligence Analysis of the Beat (40 Hours)
Internal Affairs: Policy, Practice & Legal Considerations (40 hours) Formerly "Trends and Techniques in Internal Affairs"