Grow professionally and personally by attending the California Police Chiefs Executive Leadership Institute at Drucker


“ELI was a very intensive, thought provoking course which opened my mind to different ways to not just manage but lead! Thank you for bringing an executive course of this caliber to the west coast.” Mike Lorenz, Captain, Ontario PD.

Cal Chiefs has partnered with the Drucker School of Management at Claremont Graduate University in Southern California to offer you an exceptional career development program. This one-of-a-kind west coast Executive Leadership Institute (ELI) is a premier program designed to enhance your leadership skills. Conducted in a rigorous academic setting, this two-week executive leadership experience brings together an array of relevant subject matter experts to enrich your experience on a personal and professional level. 

“ELI was the most educational law enforcement executive course that I have ever participated in. The multi-disciplinary approach by renowned and engaging professors and experts in their fields was a new and refreshing way to look and reassess what we do as law enforcement executives. I feel privileged to be a part of the first class and alumni with future ELI graduates.” John P. Miller, Chief of Police, Winters Police Department

Dates: July 14 – 28, 2018
Location: Claremont Graduate University, Claremont California.
Tuition: $9,800, fee includes all materials, instruction, housing in graduate student housing on the Claremont Graduate University campus, meals and activities, gift bag, welcome reception and dinner, and graduation ceremony


Application: Due by June 1, 2018 along with full payment or a $1,000 deposit. Full payment is due no later than June 1st. Exceptions will be made on a case-by-case basis. Enrollment is limited to 40. Applications will be reviewed for acceptance the month they are received and the program is expected to fill quickly. ELI students must be prepared for a rigorous schedule involving assigned pre-program readings, extensive coursework, active class participation, and completion of the required final project. Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree.   Download an application here. Accepted applicants will receive an invoice for the deposit/tuition.  Download a brochure here!

ELI offers participants the opportunity for a Drucker inspired learning environment where the principles of Peter F. Drucker are imbued with a law enforcement perspective.

What’s in your professional and personal toolkit? Are you a new chief or aspiring leader preparing for executive leadership? If it’s time to get serious about your law enforcement career, this Institute offers you:

  • The Drucker learning environment
  • Connective Leadership assessments
  • Professors and lecturers from the Drucker School of Management
  • Law enforcement subject matter experts
  • Small group learning activities and discussions as well as lectures and panels
  • Professional contacts and relationships from around the state and beyond that will increase your network

Curriculum:  Leadership Decision Making, Creating an Exemplary Policing Organization, Mindfulness, Risk Management, Effective Teams, Developing and Mentoring Future Leaders, Creating a Culture of Accountability, Leading During Crisis, Citizen Engagement and Public Trust, and Creating a High Reliability Organization are just some of the topic areas key to your professional growth that will be presented.  

Graduates will receive a California Police Chiefs Executive Leadership Institute at Drucker Certificate. There is also an option for graduate level college credit offered by the Drucker School of Management for an additional fee and requires further coursework.