Executive Leadership Initiatives: Partnerships for Community Trust

Course Provider: Museum of Tolerance

Course Description:

This program brings together national command level professionals for an unprecedented opportunity to dialogue with each other and address their unique leadership challenges in Community Policing with a focus on shared humanity. Driven by participants concerns, the curriculum focuses on building trust within the organization and across diverse communities, consistent and unwavering ethics, working with multi-generational employees (Generations X, Y, Z), recruitment and retention of diverse personnel, and promoting procedural justice. The training guides Command Staff to craft appropriate responses to complex issues. In an ethics-based approach, participants explore new dimensions of leadership, and develop tools that translate theory into practice in a community engagement plan of action. Officers often wonder whether their Command Staff engage in these conversations, this is a powerful opportunity to do so.


Primary Audience: 

Law enforcement managers and decision makers, including, but not limited to agency heads, directors, command staff, and managers, in agencies of all sizes.


About Course Provider:

The Simon Wiesenthal Center Museum of Tolerance (MOT) is a community-based organization with a long history of providing training for law enforcement through the Tools for Tolerance® for Law Enforcement (TFTLE) programs. TFTLE is nationally renowned for its cultural competency and ethics based criminal justice training programs that have been effectively addressing issues such as bias -implicit and explicit- and procedurally just policing for 20 years. The courses utilize the 165,000 sq.ft. Museum’s high-tech, interactive exhibits as means to challenge participants to confront personal bias and promote awareness about tolerance issues, respect and human dignity. The TFTLE has trained over 150,000 law enforcement personnel nationwide and was the recipient of the Excellence in Training Award from the California Commission on Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST) which recognizes outstanding achievements and contributions to law enforcement training.