Executive Seminar on Operationalizing Procedural Justice

Course Provider: University of Illinois at Chicago, Center for Public Safety and Justice


Course Description:

This 3-hour strategy seminar for police executives and command staff delivers an overview of the philosophy of procedural justice and strategies for agency-wide operationalization of its principles. This seminar provides interactive department-specific exercises and examples of practical application of the core procedural justice principles. It aims to give executive teams an opportunity to begin the development of their own strategic plan for creating a procedurally just environment that is supported at all levels of the agency. The seminar is instructed by a two-person team bringing the perspective of executive level law enforcement and an allied profession.


Primary Audience: 

Law enforcement personnel at all levels including civilian staff. Other first responders and community groups.


About Course Provider:

The Center for Public Safety and Justice (CPSJ) is located within the University of Illinois at Chicago and is one of the original United States Department of Justice, Office of Community Policing Services funded Regional Community Policing Institutes established in 1997. CPSJ staff has academic credentials, national field training expertise, practical curriculum development experience and provides technical assistance to law enforcement organizations and diverse communities around public safety issues across the nation. CPSJ has developed curricula on a wide range of topics including procedural justice, community policing, domestic violence, human trafficking, ethics, cyber security, animal rescue, evacuation and sheltering and interactions with those suffering from Alzheimers. CPSJ provides tailored curriculum development, technical assistance, large and small group facilitation, community engagement through a restorative justice lens and the peace circle process. In the last five years CPSJ has successfully trained 6,000 participants representing 500 organizations from 40 states.



For more information or to register for this course, please visit: cpsj.uic.edu