Celebrating the Graduates of the SCI Executive Leadership Program (ELP)

Congratulations to all the dedicated professionals who have successfully completed the SCI Executive Leadership Program (ELP)! By embracing a modern approach to public safety, you have demonstrated an unwavering commitment to enhancing your leadership capabilities and addressing the evolving threats in our communities. Through a comprehensive, one-week immersive experience, you have expanded your expertise in key areas such as collaborative governance, crisis management, and technology. Engaging with world-class researchers, policy experts, and practitioners, you have honed your cross-functional skills, equipping yourselves to better analyze, coordinate, and respond to challenges in public safety. We commend you on this significant achievement and look forward to seeing the impactful changes you will bring to public safety.

Safe Communities Institute

The Safe Communities Institute (SCI) at the USC Price School of Public Policy continues a more than 60-year tradition of research, interdisciplinary education, and collaboration to advance sustainable “whole-of-community” public safety strategies, policies, and programs. SCI takes a holistic approach to encouraging and informing public safety efforts through collaboration between all public safety disciplines and the communities they serve.

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