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BSU- Executive Leadership and Development for Idaho Chiefs and Sheriff’s

June 6, 2022

Course Number:  R2 805

Description:    Executive Leadership and Development for Idaho Chiefs and Sheriffs – June Session

The College of Innovation and Design, and the Dept. of Criminal Justice at Boise State University is pleased to open enrollment for the first session of Executive Leadership and Development for Idaho Chiefs and Sheriffs. The session will be held on the campus of Boise State University on June 06 to 10, 2022 and is funded with support from Boise State University.

The session brings a mix of local and national presenters, and subject matter experts including Matthew Gamette (ISPFS), Terry Derden, and Brad Johnson, among others. National experts Profs. Joseph Schafer, Frances Abderhalden, and Patrick Brady will deliver sessions on suicide prevention, stress/burnout/wellbeing, and leadership, rounding out the session training with presenters on community relations and social media, relations with local government, and recruiting and retention strategies. It’s a strong lineup of engaging, knowledgeable presenters and facilitators.

June’s topics: 

The Present and Future of Forensic Science in Idaho
Recruiting and Retention Strategies in the 21st Century 
Introduction to POST and the POST Academy: Overview, Resources and the Office of Professional Responsibility 
Legal Updates for Sheriffs and Chiefs 
Media and Social Media Use and Best Practices 
Maintaining Relations with Local Government 
Realigning Resiliency: Suicide Prevention and Increasing Mental Well-being
Well-being for chiefs, sheriffs: Stress, burnout, job satisfaction, and family support 
Leadership in LE Agencies.

The topics and presenters/facilitators have been identified with input from ISA, ICOPA, and POST. The session brings a mix of local experts and facilitators from Idaho, along with national experts in LE leadership and evidence based policing in small and medium-sized agencies.

Date:       June 6 – 10, 2022      Time:   0800-1600

Credit Hours:    35


Boise State University
Alumni and Friends Center 1st floor
1173 West University Drive
Boise, Idaho


COST:     $250.00   Tuition is payable on the registration link.  To pay by check contact Professor King at for instructions.
                       The registration fee includes coffee and box lunches daily, attendees are responsible for all additional meals, travel, and/or lodging.

Deadline:    May 20, 2022

Instructor:   National and Local Presenters and Facilitators

Registration online at  or call  for more information.

NOTEregistration is open to Chiefs and sheriffs and their 2nd in command for agencies in POST Reg. 2 (Ada, Adams, Boise, Canyon, Gem, Owyhee, Payette, Valley, and Washington Counties). Only two attendees per agency, please.

Remarks:    Do not send registrations to POST.

Class begins at 8:00 am.   Dress is business casual.

For additional information regarding this training opportunity, contact Prof. William King , Dept of Criminal Justice, Boise State University at
or call 208.426.3240.


June 6, 2022
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Idaho POST


Boise State University Alumni and Friends Center
1173 West University Drive
Boise, ID 83725 United States
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