Public Safety / Public Safety Leadership Institute

As leaders in public safety strive to serve and protect, while developing their workforce, Mercer has extended the reach of its Public Safety Leadership Institute to offer more compact, focused, and affordable Georgia POST (Peace Officers Standards and Training) Council Seminars for public safety professionals. Seminar topics include:

What’s New in Criminal Law and Procedure

When criminal law decisions happen in court, law enforcement must respond accordingly. This one day course provides the latest updates on criminal procedures, substantive law, sentencing procedures, search and seizure rules, and Miranda rights to ensure your officers are informed and prepared

Performance Goals and Standards for Corrections Supervisors

Correctional officers are faced with the challenge of managing larger institutions, developing new talent, while staying on budget. This one-day course examines ways to inspire employees to reach their supervisory full potential, provide employees with systematic evaluations, effective use of feedback, coaching and reinforcement, and solving problems.


Our standard format is a one-day face-to-face session to openly collaborate with faculty and colleagues.  This course is delivered in a format to fit your schedule and demands at your organization or one of Mercer’s multiple locations around Georgia. 


This program is taught by highly qualified faculty members from our university who deliver this curriculum to achieve the outcomes noted above. All faculty qualifications and experience are documented and available for your review.

Our Public Safety partners include: 

Bibb County Sheriff, Carroll County Sheriff, Clayton County Sheriff, Cobb County Sheriff, DeKalb County Sheriff, Douglas County Sheriff,  Douglas County Police, Paulding County Sheriff, Rockdale County Sheriff.

For more information about POST and registering with Mercer to assist your organization’s talent management, please contact:

Dr. Steven Ruegger, Coordinator

(678) 547-6484