Members Graduate Command Officer Management Course

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From left: Lieutenant Michelle Di Capua, Sheriff Kurt A. Hoffman, Lieutenant Chris Maze, and Community Affairs Director Kaitlyn Perez.

Sarasota County Sheriff Kurt A. Hoffman is pleased to announce several members graduated Friday from the most recent Command Officer Management Cohort sponsored by Saint Leo University and hosted by the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office.

Lieutenants Michelle Di Capua, and Chris Maze along with Community Affairs Director Kaitlyn Perez participated in the 18-credit hour certificate program consisting of six courses over a six-month period. Students learned about critical topics such as administrative leadership, criminal justice ethics, human resources, and critical incident management.

“Leadership development is a priority for any sheriff engaged in succession planning,” said Sheriff Hoffman. “Participation in continuing education at this level only enhances their ability to manage personnel and best serve our great community.”