A press release from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department:
Sergeant John Koziol graduates from Northwestern University’s Center for Public Safety
Sergeant John Koziol graduates from Northwestern University’s Center for Sergeant John Koziol recently graduated from the School of Police Staff and Command (SPSC) at Northwestern University held in Evanston, IL from September 15, 2015 to February 29, 2016.
Sgt. John Koziol was a student in SPSC Class #384, a class totaling 25 students, for a twenty two week period.
This program, which was implemented by the Center for Public Safety in 1983, has produced over 18,000 graduates both nationally and internationally.
The School of Police Staff and Command provides upper-level college course – work on topics such as: Leadership, Human Resources, Organizational Behavior, Employee Relations, Budgeting and Resource Allocation, Applied Statistics, and Planning and Policy Development.
Graduates are given the tools to think globally rather than remain task-oriented and empowered to deliver services effectively and efficiently, analyze the environment, and develop systems of accountability.
Upon successful completion, students may be awarded a total of 6 units of undergraduate credit from 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 McHenry County Sheriff’s Office anticipates a variety of benefits from Sergeant Koziol’s attendance in this program. Many of the program’s graduates have gone on to achieve a variety of leadership positions within their respective agencies.