2020 IALEP Spring Planners Course: STAY TUNED!

Registrations Are Not Being Accepted At This Time


Cost:   $500 for IALEP members and $550 for non-members (includes a one year IALEP membership).  A special student rate of $200 will be offered to any student with valid ID.  

NOTE: A $50 discount code is available to attendees that are IALEP and IALEP Chapter Members.


Location and Accommodations Coming Soon!


Brochure (PDF)

IALEP Planners Course

Click here for the Planners Course Brochure as a PDF document

If your agency has just hired a new planner, transferred an officer into a planning position, or simply wants to advance the job knowledge of its existing planning staff, then this training course is important to you and your agency. The Law Enforcement Planners Course is an intensive and highly interactive, one week workshop designed to give law enforcement personnel the tools they need to tackle complex projects. Limited to 25 students, this Course is intended for sworn and non-sworn employees at all levels of experience who are employed in a planning capacity/function. Attendees may include law enforcement planners, researchers, crime analysts, administrators, supervisors, and managers.

Areas of Instruction Include:

Using audited CAD and payroll data to:

  • Measure patrol workload
  • Determine beat design
  • Identify optimal shifts & schedules
  • Quantify relief factors
  • Set minimum staffing levels by hour of day and day of week
  • Allocate officer time according to targeted percentages for call response, proactive & community policing, and administrative tasks
  • Preparing written specifications
  • Ensuring a level playing field
  • Evaluating vendor proposals
  • Facilitate the decision-making process of management
  • Data gathering and analysis
  • Identify external factors and forces of community change
  • Assess present and future needs for public safety & crime control
  • Identifying and quantifying risk
  • Minimizing impacts of risk and loss
  • Predicting and managing risk Program Evaluation
  • Defining clear, specific, and measurable program goals
  • Selecting research design and data sampling methods
  • Assessing hard & soft cost implications
  • Evaluating objective and subjective outputs versus outcomes
  • Case examples
  • Collecting/collating/analyzing crime data
  • Creating tools (trends, charts, bulletins, maps, graphs, etc.) to get information to officers, government, and the public
  • Identifying intervention techniques
  • Applying new technology in gathering and manipulating crime information
  • Understanding the need for written policies, and drafting and presenting them accordingly
  • Preparing documentation in accordance with CALEA accreditation standards
  • Formatting and publishing information for optimal accessibility
  • Expanding the role of community policing from a specialized unit to an agency-wide operation;
  • Developing training and evaluation standards
  • Neighborhood-based initiatives
  • Preventing problems using community mobilization and partnerships
  • Creating a strong business case for constructing or renovating police facilities
  • Assessing needs
  • Conducting comparative analyses
  • Project design and budgeting
  • Project coordination
  • Conducting automation needs assessments
  • Developing a five-year plan for implementing technology and information systems
  • Control crime, behavior, and access
  • Designing crime out of buildings/places
  • Encourage natural surveillance
  • Apply technical standards (lighting, landscaping, signage, etc.) to new and existing developments and properties
  • Project Manager’s role
  • Skills and tools to be utilized
  • PERT and GANTT charts
  • Developing successful projects

Contact Information

For questions about registration contact:

Barry Horrobin
Windsor Police Service
(519) 255-6700 x4471

email training coordinator

Teresa Bowling 
IALEP Office 
(310) 225-5148

email the office

For information on the IALEP Refund Policy click here.

list of past police planner's courses

2020 Police Planners Course PDF flyer (216KB)