5-Star Leadership Courses
Purpose: The Iowa Law Enforcement Academy’s 5-Star
Innovation Leadership Program creates an ongoing and foundational learning
experience for key organizational leaders. The 5-Star Innovation Leadership
Program provides leadership concepts for the advancement of innovational
strategies to meet today’s law enforcement challenges through executive
development and organizational transformation.
Program Outline: The program invites nationally recognized
leadership trainers to provide the latest advancements in leadership concepts.
Past and current presenting organizations include the International Chiefs of
Police – Leadership of Police Organizations (PLO) and Leading by Legacy,
FBI-LEEDA Trilogy Program, Partners In Law Enforcement (PLE) – Strategic
Leadership, the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) – Situational
Leadership, and others committed to providing the utmost in innovational and
Each leadership session is self-contained and trains to
a specific leadership and organizational discipline. Each session has a
duration of 24 to 40 hours. Completion
of each session results in the recognition and presentation of an Iowa Law
Enforcement Academy One-Star Leadership Innovation Award.
Completion of five of these sessions designates the
recipient as a Five-Star Innovation Leader and provides the recipient with the Iowa
Law Enforcement Academy’s Five-Star
Innovation Leader Award. This award is presented to the recipient in their
home jurisdiction, (i.e. City Council, Board of Supervisors, Administrative
After completion of the
initial Five-Star Innovation Leader Award and knowing leadership advancement is
a lifelong investment and pursuit, 5-Star leaders are invited to complete additional
leadership phases through the obtainment of the: Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum Levels of Leadership Awards.
leadership opportunities include: