The Museum’s Law Enforcement and Society: Lessons of the Holocaust program, which provides unique leadership and ethics training for law enforcement professionals, has received national recognition from the International Chiefs of Police and the US Department of Justice’s Office of Community Oriented Policing Services.
Whether a new recruit, a ten-year veteran, or a unit commander, program participants are encouraged to examine their profession in a new light, exploring the history of the Holocaust and its implications for law enforcement today. Program discussions focus on choice, individual responsibility, and maintaining core values.
Program partners include:
- Federal Bureau of Investigation
- Washington (DC) Metropolitan Police Department
- Philadelphia Police Department
- Immigration and Customs Enforcement
- Drug Enforcement Administration
- Montgomery County (MD) Police Department
- Prince William County (VA) Police Department
- US Capitol Police
- Prince George's County (MD) Police Department
- Northern Virginia Criminal Justice Academy
- Fairfax County (VA) Police Department
- Baltimore County Police Department
- US Park Police
The Law Enforcement and Society: Lessons of the Holocaust program receives valuable ongoing support from The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation and Dr. Donald and Sue Hecht.