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Succeeding as a Police Chief: Beyond the Basics
Sheraton Four-Points San Diego
8110 Aero Dr.
San Diego, CA 92123
(858) 277-8888

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Monday, September 25, 2017, 8:00 AM to Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 5:00 PM PDT
Category: Events

Join us in on of our newest training for new chiefs or those interested in becoming a chief. 

This course is a build-on to our Role of the Chief course and designed to assist with "what's next" on the job.

This course topics will include:

  • Six Month Plan for New Police Chiefs
  • Building Effective Teams
  • Strategic Visioning
  • Managing the Professional and Personal Challenges of Being a Chief
  • Contemporary Issues in 21st Century Policing: Where to from Here?


  • Chief Scott Seaman, Retired, Los Gatos/Monte Sereno PD
  • Chief Craig Carter, Escondido PD
  • Undersheriff Barney Melekian, Santa Barbara Sheriff's Dept.
  • Chief Rick Braziel, Retired, Sacramento PD
  • Chief Peter Dunbar, Retired, Pleasant Hill PD

Registration Fees:

Members*:   $475
Non-Members:   $500


Coffee and an afternoon break service will be provided each day. All other meals are on own. 

*Member fee applies to agencies that are members of CPCA and apply agency-wide. Non-Member fees apply to all other agencies not included in CPCA Membership.

Cancellation Policy:
Cancellations must be in writing and emailed to Shannon Mahoney:smahoney@californiapolicechiefs.org. Cancellations received 15 days prior to the beginning of the course date will receive a full refund. Cancellations received up to 10 days prior to the event will be subject to a $50 administrative fee. Cancellations received less that 10 days prior to the event will not received a refund.  Registrations are transferable, all changes must be made 10 days prior to the start of the course. NO SHOWS forfeit full registration fee. Course fees are NOT transferable after the last course date. 

Registration Form:

Click Here to Register!

Hotel Information:
Sheraton Four Points - San Diego
8110 Aero Dr.
San Diego, CA 92123

Room Rate:
State rate per diem

Please call (858) 810-5657 to make your room reservation directly with the hotel or email Yolanda.bishop@fourpointssandiego.us
Please mention CA Police Chiefs Association or Succeeding as a Police Chief for the group rate.