The Women in Law Enforcement Leadership Training Program (WLELTP) is designed for women in law enforcement with a desire to further develop their leadership skills. The program provides a unique opportunity to examine leadership principles from the female law enforcement professional’s perspective. The courses in this program are tailored to concentrate on issues and challenges common to female leaders in law enforcement such as Gender Differences and Work Life Balance. The program will facilitate open, candid discussions and exercises to identify and develop approaches to deal with common issues and challenges. The competency areas include leadership skills through understanding and adapting to human behaviors, communication skills, team building, situational decision-making skills, and emotional intelligence. Taking into consideration life and work experience, participants will explore these topics and develop skills by means of an adult learning model that employs lecture, practical exercises, case studies and self-directed learning. During the program, distinguished law enforcement executives will lead a panel discussion on participant-selected law enforcement leadership topics. Although the program focuses on Women in Law Enforcement, the leadership competencies developed will apply across the law enforcement community.
Applicants must be sworn law enforcement officers/agents or law enforcement support personnel employed by a federal, state, local or tribal agency or department.
Required Training Materials
- DISC - Understanding Human Behavior
- Belief Systems and Motivators
- Situational Leadership II
- Leadership Concepts
- Emotional Intelligence and Leadership
- Assessment Review
- Current Leadership Challenges for Women in Law Enforcement
- Gender Differences
- Work Life Balance
- Administering Assessments
- Panel Discussion
Federal organization personnel should contact their agency training officer to register for training, email questions to FLETCAdmissions@fletc.dhs.gov or telephone 912-267-3344.
State, local and tribal officers requesting training should register online. If organizational support is required or you have additional needs, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at 1-800-743-5382.
International (non-US) personnel should email FLETCemail@example.com or telephone 912-261-4023.
Program Contact Info
Glynco: (912) 267-2153
Artesia: (575) 746-5962