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Sutter County Sheriff Attends National Executive Development Seminar

Monday, February 3, 2003 4:00 PM

For Immediate Release:

Sutter County Sheriff Jim Denney recently attended the 46th Session of the Executive Development Seminar offered by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.  The two-week long seminar was held at the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s training facility in Quantico, Virginia.  The course was held from January 20 to January 31, 2003 and included top executives from law enforcement agencies across the United States and Canada.  The cost of the training, transportation, lodging and meals are provided by the FBI to the student.  This is done as a means of encouraging participation from all law enforcement executives regardless of the size of the agency. 

The course of instruction included leadership in law enforcement ethics, the role of the executive, logistical lessons learned from terrorism, executive leadership, risk management for the executive, media training, legal issues including the Americans with Disabilities Act, internal investigations and racial profiling.  Some of the highlights of the seminar included a presentation on the leadership of George Washington and a guided tour of Mount Vernon.

The Executive Development Course is designed to provide an educational environment as well exposure for law enforcement department heads to top leadership training.  The goal of the seminar is to integrate the training, with concerns and issues developed in the class.

Contact Person and Telephone Number

Bill Grove, Undersheriff at (530) 822-7307

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