The Leading Authority For Campus Public Safety

IACLEA's New Certificate Program


IACLEA’s NEW certificate program will cover the fundamental information needed to make a successful transition to leading a campus agency. The curriculum will provide valuable insights into the role of the police and public safety executive in an academic setting, the uniqueness and complexities of colleges and universities, campus culture and student expectations, public relations and how to avoid major pitfalls, strategies for building internal partnerships and robust support, crisis and emergency management, mandatory regulatory compliance, round table with federal partners and how to secure resources, roadmap for the first 180 days, IACLEA’s mentorship team, program review and prioritization process, and more!

Attendees will engage in interactive sessions with high-level subject matter experts and will receive personalized guidance and feedback throughout the program. 

The inaugural course will occur virtually from December 5-7, 2023, and is open to any professional wishing to learn about or advance their career in campus law enforcement and public safety.

Day I – Tuesday, December 5, 2023

11:00 AM - 4:30 PM EST

  • Message from the President
  • Introductions of Attendees and Instructor
  • IACLEA The Leading Authority for Campus Public Safety
  • The Police/Public Safety Executive’s Role in an Academic Setting
  • Understanding Jurisdiction and Authority
  • The Uniqueness & Commonalities of College Campuses
  • The High Expectation of Safety
  • Campus Partnerships & Community Engagement
  • Building Strong Relationships with Outside Agencies & First Responders
  • Emergency Preparedness & Management
  • Public Relations & Social Media: Avoiding the Pitfalls
  • Higher Education Roundtable Discussing Current Policing Issues

Day II – Wednesday, December 6, 2023

11:00 AM - 4:30 PM EST

  • Understanding Student Expectations (Technology)
  • The Local Police and Court System
  • The Fine Line Between Law Enforcement and School Policy Enforcement
  • The Jeanne Clery Act Overview
  • Campus Safety Authorities and Their Responsibilities
  • The Role of a Campus Public Safety Department
  • Emergency Notifications, Timely Warnings, and Daily Crime Log
  • Clery Beyond the Public Safety Department
  • Annual Security Report

Day III – Thursday, December 7, 2023

11:00 AM - 4:30 PM EST

  • Title IX Overview / Title IX Expectations for Public Safety
  • Drug-Free School Communities Act
  • Student Mental Health Crisis:  Understanding the Role of Campus Police/Public Safety Department
  • Promoting Wellness and Officer Resiliency
  • Final Q & A / Roundtable
  • IACLEA Resources Overview
  • Course Conclusion


Registration opens on October 1, 2023

Registration Rates:


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Early Bird Special ENDS October 31, 2023

Member Resources

CONNECTIONS is IACLEA's member community featuring peer networking and a full library of resources for the betterment of campus public safety.