Assistant Cumming Police Chief Casey Tatum recently attended the Chief Executive Training Class for newly appointed chiefs of police and heads of law enforcement agencies.
According to news release from the local police department, the 60-hour course is administered by the Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police. State law requires all newly appointed heads of law enforcement agencies to take it.
Cumming Police Chief Scott Burgess has also completed the course.
In addition, Tatum will be required to attend 20 hours of management/executive level training each year.
The curriculum is designed to train newly appointed law enforcement administrators on police management and inform them of laws and policies affecting their departments.
Topics covered include allocating police manpower, budget administration, media relations, departmental organization and employee performance and discipline.