The Dover Police Department is pleased to announce the graduation of Lieutenant Chad Bernat from the School of Police Staff and Command at the Northwestern University Center for Public Safety.
The 10 -week program, in Evanston, Illinois 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. Lt. Bernat completed the program with 25 other students in Class #387 between September 28th and December 11th of 2015.
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 Lieutenant Bernat’s attendance at this program and are extremely proud of his accomplishments. Many of the program’s graduates do go on to achieve a variety of leadership positions within their respective agencies.