Springfield, Mo. ~ On May 24, 2023, the Springfield Police Department recognized 26 graduates from the Leadership in Police Organizations (LPO) Training. Members of the Springfield Police Department, Springfield Fire Department, Springfield Planning Department, Springfield Animal Control, Ozark Police Department and Branson Police Department completed the three-week long program.

The LPO program is a leadership development training program offered by the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP). It is modeled after the training concept of dispersed leadership and delivers modern behavioral science concept and theories tailored to law enforcement. The course explores leadership at different levels in an organization including leading individuals, leading groups and leading organizations.

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The following members were recognized for their successful completion of the program:

Springfield Police Department: Sgt. Jason Carter, Sgt. Michael Ramsey, Cpl. Anthony Davis, Cpl. Sean Kelly, Cpl. Rachel Kleemann, Cpl. Austin Lohkamp, Cpl. Kaitlin Loney, Cpl. Nicholas Telscher, Cpl. Andy Wilkinson, Cpl. David Dees, Cpl. Kevin Benedict, Cpl Jorel Sardeson Officer Matt Bashioum Officer Mark Stewart PSR Supervisor Britni Williams PSR Supervisor Ronora Correll PSR Karen Ostby Executive Secretary Kathy Marlar Investigative Service Specialist Susan Matney

Springfield Fire Department: Battalion Chief Daniel Tscherny Division Chief James Ludden Captain Jay Lisenby

City of Springfield Planning Department: Bob Hosmer

City of Springfield Animal Control: Supervisor Chris Baumgartner

Ozark Police Department: Lt Ben Deutscher

Branson Police Department: Sgt Greg Yartz

The department congratulated all graduates on their success and wished them luck in their future endeavors as leaders in their respective fields.

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