While on-the-job training can prepare many for advancement into the various areas of specialization within the field of public service and the criminal justice system, there may be a time to take a step back and assess the areas of career development. From the technical roles, administrative, investigative selections and supervisory and management positions, career choices are critical decision points. Coaching/mentoring will be provided by highly skilled professionals with years of experience in their respective fields.
A determination as to whether to specialize in a particular field of law enforcement or pursue a career in the supervisory and management ranks of agencies requires planning and an overall personal career assessment. Vollmer Institute offers candidates the opportunity to meet with experienced and candid professionals with decades of experience at all levels of local, state and federal agencies. This assessment will include:
- Evaluation of existing experience level
- Exploration of potential opportunities
- Assessment of Leadership and management style diagnosis via administration of selected exercises