The Northwestern University Center for Public Safety issued a press release this week, announcing the graduation of Major Marvin Mailey from the School of Police Staff and Command at the Northwestern University Center for Public Safety. Mailey was a member of the 364th Class which accommodated a total of 45 students for a 10-week period from July 21st-September 26th of 2014.
The 10 -week program, located in Nashville, Tennessee, provides upper-level college instruction in a total of twenty-seven core blocks of instruction and additional optional blocks during each session. The major topics of study include: Leadership, Human Resources, Employee Relations, Organizational Behavior, Applied Statistics, Planning and Police Development, Budgeting and Resource Allocation.
Each student is academically challenged through written examinations, projects, presentations and quizzes in addition to a staff study paper that are all required parts of the curriculum. Upon successful completion, students may be awarded a total of 6 units of undergraduate credit from the Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.
The Center for public Safety was established at Northwestern University in 1936 with the specific goal of expanding university-based education and training for the Law Enforcement Community. Since its inception, the Center has broadened its original objective and now provides a variety of courses and programs in the area of Police Training, Management Training, and Executive Development.
The Dover Police Department anticipates a variety of benefits from Major Marvin Mailey’s attendance at this program and are extremely proud of his accomplishments. “We are excited to have Major Mailey back at the department after being gone for the 10-week period, and look forward to his leadership and fresh ideas obtained from his educational experience” said Chief Paul Bernat.