Janet S. Alexander, Sergeant of the Lone Star College System Police Department recently
graduated from the Leadership Command College – Class 81 of the Law
Enforcement Management Institute of Texas. The program, taught by a consortium
of universities throughout Texas, provides law enforcement administrators and
executives with the skills necessary to effectively manage police agencies and deliver a
high level of service to their communities. Module I, focusing on leadership, is taught
at the Center for Executive Development at Texas A&M University. Module II at
Texas Woman’s University focuses on the political, legal, and social environment of law
enforcement. The program concluded on June 22, 2018 with training in law enforcement
administration at the third module, held at Sam Houston State University.
Each of the three 3-week modules attended by participants in the program is taught by top
national and international law enforcement experts. Topics include leadership,
professional ethics and integrity, communication, and personnel management issues.
The Command College curriculum also strives to keep participants on top of contemporary
issues in Criminal Justice.
This program is one of many offered by the Bill Blackwood Law Enforcement Management
Institute of Texas, headquartered on the campus of Sam Houston State University in
Huntsville, Texas. The Institute, known as “LEMIT,” has been training law enforcement
managers and executives since its inception in 1987. LEMIT offers numerous seminars,
training for police chiefs, and the leadership program, which is one of the premiere law
enforcement academies in the nation. No tax monies are necessary to support LEMIT, which
is funded by a surcharge on criminal court costs; affording eligible Texas Law
Enforcement managers and executive’s essential professional development. Between one
and two thousand Texas law enforcement personnel benefit from LEMIT training each year.

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