Chief Executive Seminar - Overview



In an introduction to the organized study of the future, this session focuses on several major issues affecting the future of criminal justice in Florida. A discussion of forecasting methods and environmental scanning is followed by a detailed analysis of the implications of technology advances, demographics, and economics for the future of Florida. The session ends with a discussion of roles for the criminal justice executive in formulation of strategic plans and policy to meet emerging issues trends that will impact the criminal justice system in Florida.


Increasing diversity in the workforce sets the stage for a discussion of current models of human resource management, the assessment of organizational culture, and the influence of culture on the implementation of policies and directives in the organization. "Organizational Realities" also explores strategies for maximizing the strengths and contributions of all members of the organization.


This session explores the role of the criminal justice executive in setting and demonstrating ethical standards for the organization. "The Leadership Challenge" also provides an overview of valuable leadership behaviors along with the introduction of a framework for identifying, developing, and implementing a vision for the organization. The series closes with a discussion of issues related to the management of change and strategies for leading successful change.

Florida Department of Law Enforcement Priorities

FDLE is composed of five areas: Executive Direction and Business Support, Criminal Investigations and Forensic Science, Criminal Justice Information, Criminal Justice Professionalism and Florida Capitol Police. FDLE’s duties, responsibilities and procedures are mandated through Chapter 943, FS, and Chapter 11, FAC. To learn more about these areas, read our Statement of Agency Organization and Operation or visit our Open Government page.