22 NSP Leaders Graduate from Northwestern Command School

22 NSP Leaders Graduate from Northwestern Command School

November 19, 2020
(Grand Island, NEB.)
Command School class photo

More than 20 leaders from within the ranks of the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) have graduated from the Northwestern University Center for Public Safety School of Police Staff and Command. The program is designed for law enforcement leaders seeking to gain new leaderships skill for future leadership positions.

“Today is an important day for our agency and a major milestone in the career of these 22 graduates,” said Colonel John Bolduc, Superintendent of the Nebraska State Patrol. “These leaders already play critical roles across the Nebraska State Patrol. Completing this program has equipped them to be leaders who will define NSP’s future.”

Twenty-two NSP leaders, including sergeants and lieutenants, graduated from the NUCPS Command School during a ceremony Thursday. The program includes ten weeks of instruction on a wide variety of topics focused on law enforcement leadership. NSP hosted the Command School program at the Nebraska Law Enforcement Training Center in Grand Island.

The Northwestern Command School graduates from NSP include:

Sgt. Kaleb Bruggeman                      Lt. Brian Buxbaum                Lt. Lonnie Connelly

Lt. Kyle Diefenbaugh                        Sgt. Jeffrey Dunton               Lt. Clint Elwood

Sgt. Drew Ferguson                          Lt. Michael Grummert           Sgt. Paul Hagen

Sgt. Scott Haugaard                          Sgt. Jay Huhman                   Sgt. Jared Jacobsen

Lt. Eric Kauffman                             Lt. Michael Korte                  Sgt. Shanon Koubek

Lt. Tyler Kroenke                              Sgt. Stacie Lundgren              Lt. Michael Maytum

Sgt. Jason Prante                               Sgt. Jason Probasco               Sgt. David Ramsey

Lt. Luke Splattstoesser

The 22 graduates from NSP join many past and present commanders within the State Patrol who have also attended Northwestern Command School. Commanders from five other agencies also graduated from the program.