SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - Fred Anderson, the chief fire investigator with the Savannah Fire and Emergency Services, has just finished the Chief Executive Training Class for newly appointed chiefs of police and heads of law enforcement agencies.
The 60-hour course, administered and provided by the Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police (GACP), is required by state law for all newly appointed heads of law enforcement agencies, according to SFES.
The course covers topics including: managerial liability and EEOC, police manpower allocation, budget administration, political and practical realities, ethics and office and role of the police chief.
Anderson, who spearheaded Savannah Fire's efforts to achieve law enforcement status for the agency's arson unit, was among 49 law enforcement administrators attending the course, according to SFES. He is also required to attend 20 hours of management/executive level training each year.