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Brookfield deputy chief completes leadership program

February 11th, 2020 2:05 PM

Brookfield Deputy Police Chief Michael Kuruvilla (center) is congratulated upon completing Northwestern's School of Staff and Command program by program director Michelle Camden and Buffalo Grove Police Chief Steven Casstevens, president of the International Chiefs of Police Association. | Photo provided

By Community Editor

Brookfield Deputy Police Chief Michael Kuruvilla graduated from the Northwestern University Center for Public Safety's School of Police Staff and Command at a ceremony held at the school on Jan. 17.

The program is an intensive 10-week session that prepares law enforcement managers for senior positions by combining academic principles with practical applications. Kuruvilla was one of 43 students in the semester-long class, which began last September.

Kuruvilla, who was named deputy chief last fall, is a 14-year veteran of the Brookfield Police Department.

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