Sgt. Shawn Natter and Sgt. Mark Thompson of the Rock County Sheriff’s Office recently graduated from the School of Police Staff and Command at Northwestern University.
Natter and Thompson completed the 10-week program in Rockford, Illinois. The program offers upper-level college instruction on topics such as human resources, budgeting and resource development, employee relations, planning and policy development, organizational behavior, and applied statistics.
Students who complete the program can receive six units of undergraduate credit at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. Many graduates enter leadership jobs at their agencies, according to a news release.