Chief Jesus “Eddie” Campa has graduated from Northwestern University Center for Public Safety. The Marshall Police Department is pleased to announce the recent graduation of Chief Jesus “Eddie” Campa from the School of Police Staff and Command (SPSC) held at the prestigious Northwestern University. Chief Jesus “Eddie” Campa has successfully completed the (22) week Staff and Command program held in Evanston, Illinois from January 11 through June 12, 2016. This program, which was implemented by the Center for Public Safety in 1983, is considered an elite and prestigious course both nationally and internationally by experts in law enforcement all over the world. Chief Campa was a student in SPSC Class #391 which accommodated a total of 23 students from around the United States for the 22 week period.
The School of Police Staff and Command provides upper-level university instruction in a total of twenty- seven core blocks of instruction and additional optional blocks during each session. The major topics of study include: Leadership, Human Resources, Employee Relations, Community Policing, Cultural Diversity, Organizational Behavior, Applied Statistics, Planning and Policy Development, Budgeting and Resource Allocation.
Each student is academically challenged through written examinations, projects, presentations, and tests. In addition, a staff study paper based on encompassing all required parts of the curriculum.
The Center for Public Safety was established at Northwestern University in 1936 with the specific goal of expanding university-based education and training for the Law Enforcement Community. Since its inception, the Center had broadened its original objective and now provides a variety of courses and programs in the area of Police Training, Management Training, and Executive Development.
The Marshall Police Department anticipates a variety of benefits from Chief Campa’s attendance at this program. Many of the program’s graduates go on to achieve a variety of high ranking leadership positions within the law enforcement field.