Police Executive Leadership Institute
Developing current and future leaders through an immersive curriculum and mentor experience.
An important Major Cities Chiefs Association (MCCA) strategic goal is to develop current and future leaders. MCCA has developed a leadership program aimed at high-level police executives who have a strong desire to become a police chief or sheriff. The Police Executive Leadership Institute (PELI) has completed nine classes, comprised of 179 participants. Nearly one third have become Police Chiefs in MCCA and other law enforcement agencies.
PELI VIII graduate Jackie Gwinn-Villaroel has been selected to serve as the Police Chief of the Louisville Metropolitan Police Department. Chief Villaroel has served as Interim Chief since January. Congratulations and best wishes to Chief Villaroel and the Louisville Metro Police Department.
PELI VIII graduate Harold Pretel has been named the Sheriff in Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Congratulations and best wishes to Sheriff Pretel and the Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s Office.
PELI VIII graduate Cherise Gause has been selected as the Police Chief in North Miami Florida. Congratulations and best wishes to Chief Gause and the North Miami Police Department!