Ivory Tower  

Course Topics:

  • Officer Wellness and alignment of personal/professional lives
  • Career enhancement, morale improvement, personal fulfillment
  • Development for prospective/current leaders
  • Leadership perspective shift and self-assessment
  • Transformational vs. Transactional behaviors
  • Societal influence on the industry and balancing strategies
  • Analysis of inner circles and effects on performance management
  • Empowerment of the team-based approach to leadership
Tom Rizzo

Tom Rizzo

Instructor

Thomas Rizzo began his law enforcement career in December of 2001, as a Patrolman with the Middlesex Borough Police Department (NJ). In 2004, Rizzo was hired by the Howell Township Police Department (NJ), where he is currently serving as the Investigations Division Commander at the rank of Captain.

Rizzo formulated Howell Township Police Department’s first Criminal Suppression Unit, where he has participated in a variety of search warrant executions, intra/inter-agency collaborations, and take-downs of distributors. Rizzo received a B.S. from the University of Central Florida in Criminal Justice, and an M.A. from Seton Hall University in Human Resource Training & Development.

Rizzo graduated the NJSACOP Command & Leadership Academy in 2009 and was invited to return as an Instructor of Group Leadership Theories. He has been an Adjunct Professor with New Jersey City University Schools of Management, Criminal Justice, and Professional Securities Studies since 2012, while also teaching for Rutgers School of Public Affairs & Administration (2018) and Fairleigh Dickinson University (2019).

This ground-breaking course is tailored to be beneficial for all ranks of an agency from Patrolman to Chief,
both as an officer and a person. While offering the opportunity to reinvent the spirit, the content covered will
have you engaged from beginning to end. Captain Thomas Rizzo is one of the profession’s most acclaimed
speakers. He has been an inspirational presenter on leadership theories for several years at police
academies, universities, symposiums, and most notably for the Command & Leadership Academy based
upon the West Point Military Academy.

Course Topics:

  • Officer Wellness and alignment of personal/professional lives
  • Career enhancement, morale improvement, personal fulfillment
  • Development for prospective/current leaders
  • Leadership perspective shift and self-assessment
  • Transformational vs. Transactional behaviors
  • Societal influence on the industry and balancing strategies
  • Analysis of inner circles and effects on performance management
  • Empowerment of the team-based approach to leadership

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