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Posted on: May 7, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Captain McDonald Graduates from Southern Police Institute Administrative Officers Course

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Loudoun County, VA (May 7, 2020)- Captain Easton McDonald graduated Thursday from the Southern Police Institute, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY Administrative Officers Course. 

The intense twelve week accredited college educational program for police command personnel is designed to develop informed, effective, ethically and technically competent law enforcement managers who are capable of assuming positions of leadership in their respective agencies. “This program increases the professionalism of our leadership staff and enables the agency to network with other large law enforcement agencies throughout the country,” said Loudoun County Sheriff Mike Chapman.

Captain McDonald, a 19-year veteran of the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office, currently serves as the Assistant Division Commander in the Operational Support Division.

The 143rd Administrative Officers Course included courses on leadership, police administration, legal issues, and organizational performance and behavior.  Graduates of the Administrative Officers Course are well positioned to help improve their communities and their organizations.

“This course is academically rigorous.  Forty-eight graduates from 18 states and 43 law enforcement agencies from across the nation completed their course of study this semester amid the uncertainty and challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic,” said SPI director Cindy Shain.

This comprehensive development program provides instruction in law enforcement issues, diagnostic problem solving, and administrative law. The varied methods of instruction used by the faculty permit participants to engage their individual creativity and initiative through the analytical examination of issues and problems faced by contemporary law enforcement executives. This course is required as a prerequisite for appointment to the position of police chief by many government jurisdictions throughout the United States. Numerous graduates of the Administrative Officers Course are among today’s law enforcement leaders directing agencies throughout the United States and abroad.

Since 1951, the Southern Police Institute has served to educate thousands of command level officers in furtherance of its core mission of enhancing the professionalism and the effectiveness of police executives around the world.   

 Captain McDonald participated in a virtual graduation ceremony on May 7. 


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