Senior Police Leadership - Instructors
Taught by the experts
The Postgraduate Certificate in Senior Police Leadership is unique in that it employs teaching teams of academics and serving or retired senior police leaders who, together, bring a thorough understanding of the benefits and importance of theory and practical experience, and a theoretical and practical understanding of the concepts under study.
Peter Lennox is a consultant and trainer. He has been involved in a variety of projects and initiatives, including work with two Ontario police services on organizational and public-safety issues and with two post-secondary institutions on programs related to policing and community wellbeing. He is also an adjudicator in police-discipline matters. He serves on several boards of directors and committees related to police training and municipal administration.
Peter retired in 2018 after 35 years with the Toronto Police Service. When he retired, he was the superintendent in charge of the Toronto Police College. Before that, he was commander of No. 11 Division in West Toronto. He has substantial senior-leadership experience in police-community partnerships, police operations, human resources, budget management, training and planning.
Pete’s strengths include communication and facilitation, and he is an energetic, strong and thoughtful leader. His approach is consultative, collegial and strategic. He excels at solving problems, whether working alone or with others.
Pete has an honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto and a certificate in adult education from St. Francis Xavier University. He holds the highest designation from the Ontario Municipal Management Institute, the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for service to the community, and the Police Exemplary Service Medal and bar.
Angelo N. Caravaggio OMM, CD, Ph. D.
Dr. Caravaggio is a leadership, defence and security specialist with over 40 years of military and academic experience. During his 13-year tenure at the Canadian Forces College (CFC), LCol (retired) Caravaggio served as the Chair, Department of Command, Leadership and Executive Development and in 2010, he established and was named, the Director, Centre for National Security Studies. Dr. Caravaggio’s areas of expertise include executive leadership development, strategic thinking, operational planning, national security studies and military history.
Dr Caravaggio taught Foundations of Leadership at the University of Guelph in both the MA Leadership and MBA programs. Dr Caravaggio has designed, developed and delivered advanced professional education for the Canadian Armed Forces, Federal Public Service, Emergency Management and Police Services in Ontario
Chief Murray C. Rodd (Retired), M.O.M., CD, MBA, CMM III
Born and raised in Lindsay Chief Rodd attended SSFC before joining the Peterborough Police Force in June of 1983. Chief Rodd was promoted to the rank of Sergeant in 1996 and served as a Patrol Supervisor with secondary duties including Professional Standards and Team Policing Coordinator
Chief Rodd served 22 years with the Canadian Forces Reserve, Cadet Instructors Cadre, achieving the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. Between August 1998 and March 2002 Lieutenant Colonel Rodd was appointed the Commanding Officer of Blackdown Army Cadet Summer Training Centre, Canada's largest Cadet Summer Training Establishment. In this capacity he was responsible for leading 533 Commissioned Officers, NCOs and staff and training 2,300 Cadets.
In 2001, Chief Rodd was promoted to the rank of Staff Sergeant serving as a Platoon Commander, Team Policing Coordinator and Acting Inspector responsible for Operations, Operational Support, and Administrative Support Divisions for extended periods. Chief Rodd was promoted to Inspector of Operations in October of 2007 and subsequently appointed Chief of Police on August 15, 2008, the 12th Chief of Police for the Peterborough Police Service.
In May 2008, Chief Rodd graduated with a Master of Business Administration Degree from the University of Leicester, UK. Chief Rodd is a graduate of the FBI Law Enforcement Executive Development Seminar held in Quantico, Virginia.
In June 2011, Chief Rodd was invested as a Member of the Order of Merit of the Police Forces by His Excellency, The Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada. In June 2015 Chief Rodd was the recipient of the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police President’s Award. In 2018 Chief Rodd was elevated to Officer of the Order of Merit of the Police Forces.