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Frankfort Police Department Deputy Chief completes Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command Course

Frankfort, IN – January 2, 2020 –The Frankfort Police Department is pleased to announce that Deputy Chief Scott Shoemaker has successfully completed the Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command.

The SPSC provides upper-level college instruction in various core blocks with additional elective blocks during each session. This intensive program prepares law enforcement managers for senior positions by uniquely combining academic principles with practical applications. Some of the major topics of study include Decision Making and Problem Solving, Leadership and Management, Organizational Behavior, Contemporary Policing, and Budgeting.

According to Chief Troy Bacon, “The School of Police and Command is one of the leading law enforcement command school in the country. The instruction that Deputy Chief Shoemaker received during the twenty-two week course will greatly benefit the police department and city of Frankfort”.

“I am grateful to Chief Bacon for giving me the opportunity to attend the command school,” said Deputy Chief Shoemaker. “The education and leadership training, along with networking with classmates from all over the country, has taught me valuable lessons in modern policing.”

Deputy Chief Shoemaker will receive his diploma and participate in a formal graduation ceremony at Northwestern University on May 15, 2019.