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Testimonials from graduates of the Command Leadership Institute:

"We were fortunate enough to have Dean Crisp and Les Kachurek as our instructors for the Command Leadership Institute in Toronto, CA. The class of 50 members from across Ontario absolutely raved about the program. There is definitely an appetite for all three programs in Ontario, Canada."

-Inspector Steve Molyneaux, Toronto Police Service

"Lyons was one of the most professional and well spoken instructors I've had in 20 years. His teaching method is informative and real world related."

-N. Hagstrom, Eustis Police Department

"The FBI-LEEDA courses should be mandated courses for all law enforcement officers"

-Gerald Childress, Mooresville Police Department

"Mr. Soler was not only able to deliver a valuable message, but even as a past chief he was able to understand and cover topics that were being dealt with at various Departments currently. The confidence and caring these instructors show is unmatched."

-L. Delp, Groveland Police Department

"This instructor (Jerry Thompson) is phenomenal. He relates to the students well and applies his experience to the course material. He has a clean grasp on the instructional concepts and he ensures that the students understand it. He recognizes the importance of interactive discussion."

- CLI, Birmingham Police Department

"Chief Smith was brilliant in his delivery of several topical matters which impact the L.E. community. His experience played a huge factor in his presentation."

-Eddie Jones, Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office

"The real life examples of what he (Ron Bayne) has been through makes this class what it is. As important as it is for the instructor to have credibility it is equally important for the class to have this form of credibility."

-Matthew Zeller, Boynton Beach Police Department

“All portions were very informative and well-presented. I enjoyed each of the topics that were presented. I really enjoyed the group scenarios. The ability to network together is invaluable.”

–Chief Roy McClurkin, Newberry Police Department

“I will say being in law enforcement for 34 years, this was by far one of, if not, the best courses I have taken and Ron Bayne was the best instructor I have had” 

Kenneth Torreggiani NYS DOCCS OSI

“This class was life-altering, it provoked thought and motivated the class to make changes in every aspect of life through positive leadership.  Thank you for the gift.”

– L. Strom, Titusville PD

“Dave Allen was the most valuable part of this training. His experience, knowledge, attitude, and personality made this training fun, interesting, honest, compelling, and convicting.”

–Captain Stan Strickland Horry County Police Department

“The instructors are the most valuable. Their experiences, good and bad, bring credibility to the course”

–Captain Stan Strickland Horry County Police Department

"It is always a privilege to come to a LEEDA class and meet with and learn from the experts who present the material. The courses provide a huge rejuvenation for me to return to my job and make attempts to put the lessons learned into effect."

- Detective Dennis E. Garrett, Williamson County Sheriff's Office

“Mr. Kachurek has a wealth of valuable and applicable knowledge. His first hand experience is invaluable and brought the specific teaching points home for me.”

–Deputy Dan Newcomb, Boulder County Sheriff’s Office

"I throughly enjoyed the group interaction by getting the ability to learn from both Les and other members in the class. Further Les had unbelievable command of the subject matter and was easily one of the best instructors I've ever had in a course. Les had an incredible ability to captivate the class while also using video clips and slides to teach."

 - M. Breault, Westford Police Department

"Major Harris made me feel at ease discussing topics that are currently above my 'pay grade'. She made me want to strive towards the next level to usher in change where needed and praise where deserved in my department."

 - Sgt. Eric Dison, Minneapolis Police Department

“Carlos [Maldonado] was very engaging with the class. He kept the class interested in the material presented”

–Erika Derouin-Greene, Adams State University PD

"Aside from Anne's immense experience and credibility - what a role model for women as well. So very impressive."

 - Sgt. Mary Crisafi, Winthrop Police Department

"It is a refreshing change to attend a leadership course where the instructors genuinely care about the students and the success of their future leadership. The course was informative, enjoyable, and engaging. I highly recommend attendance."

 - Lt. T.A. Smith, Suffolk Police Department

"Outstanding information and presentation! Very refreshing to have an instructor so motivated and excited for the class to participate and receive the message. Outstanding job!"

 - Lt. Jason Bollhorst, Newport News Police Department

"I have attended many leadership courses in the past (Military, DOD, Federal Employee and State). This is the first time I believe I actually learned something and understood why. Outstanding course."

- Chief Joe Roberts, Simla Police Department

"Energetic, enthusiastic, knowledgeable instructor. Excellent course - the best of my 30 years in law enforcement."

 - Sgt. Warren O'Brien, Boxborough Police Department

"Very passionate instructor: awesome ability to relate to experiences in police work, leadership, and personal development. Ready for the next course."

- Lt. Seth Meek, Hopkinsville Police Department

"Dean was one of the best instructors that I've had. He did a most excellent job of synthesizing a lot of theories into an...easy to understand format. I will seek him out in the future. Thank you."

 - Sgt. JP Harvey, Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office

"The instructor (Terri Wilfong) is very knowledgeable in all fields & has reliable and relatable case studies for thought provoking discussion."

 - Sgt. Carilyn Mello, Manassas Police Department

"Jerry's dynamic approach kept the class engaged. He was enjoyable to watch and the interactive nature of his teaching style made the material that much more interesting."

- Sgt. Harold Bozeman, Wilmington Police Department

"Dean is truly an amazing instructor with a wealth of knowledge, expertise, and experience. He is the real deal, and has the unique talent of being both intelligent and entertaining at the same time, which is powerful when remember the lessons as it relates to his stories. The association is effective for learning retention."

- Assistant Supervisor/Senior Examiner Renee Minella, Raleigh/Wake City-County Bureau of Identification - Crime Lab Division

"I feel refreshed and rejuvenated as a supervisor and more confident in my leadership abilities. I wish I had this class earlier in my career."

 - Sgt. Mike Krogmann, Round Rock Police Department

FBI-Law Enforcement Executive Development Association is a private non-profit organization and is not part of the Federal Bureau of Investigation or acting on its behalf.

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