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NCJ Number: 118314 Find in a Library
Title: Operation Bootstrap: Opening Corporate Classrooms to Police Managers
Author(s): B Bruns
Date Published: 1989
Page Count: 5
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
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Type: Program Description (Model)
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Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Operation Bootstrap, begun in 1985, is an educational clearinghouse that provides tuition-free corporate management training programs to a cross-section of police administrators and officers across the country.
Abstract: Launched as a pilot program of the International Association of Chiefs of Police, Operation Bootstrap now reaches into 40 States with support from private foundations and the National Institute of Justice. It offers state-of-the-art management training and self-help programs that range in length from 1 day to 1 week and cover subjects such as effective supervision, conflict resolution, group problemsolving, and stress management. Approximately 70 corporations donated over 800 seats in their executive education programs in 1988, absorbing tuition costs for police personnel and leaving participants responsible only for travel and per diem expenses through their departments. At an average cost of $600 a course, corporations are donating approximately $500,000 to the law enforcement sector this year.
Main Term(s): Police management training
Index Term(s): Private sector-government cooperation; Program financing
Note: From the National Institute of Justice Research in Action, August 1989.
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