WHY CHOOSE JGPR ACADEMY?

JGPR Academy is the go-to resource for Police, Fire, Municipal Government and Public School leaders seeking training in the areas of Communications, Public Relations, Media Relations, Crisis Management, Social Media, Leadership and much more.

There has never been a greater need for government agencies, public schools and public safety leaders to be open and transparent in their communication with the communities they serve. We teach government officials about internal communications, external and media relations, crisis management and effective communications strategy. A clear and comprehensive communications strategy is essential for those in the Police, Fire, School, and Municipal Government sectors.

This is where training with JGPR Academy can help you. JGPR Academy is a service provided by John Guilfoil Public Relations, LLC, the nation’s premier public safety, public education, and municipal government communications consultancy and public relations firm.

Through JGPR Academy courses, members will train and learn best practices and practical information that they can use in their jobs, whether they are looking to move up the career ladder or sharpen their skills in certain areas.

In addition to communications and public relations training conducted by our staff, JGPR Academy’s roster of Expert Instructors – made up of retired and former Police Chiefs, Fire Chiefs, School Superintendents, and Municipal Leaders – will draw from their decades of experience and first-hand knowledge to teach students about a variety of industry-related topics and subjects.

We are built for the modern era! Students can take Live Courses either In Person or via Zoom. Or they can learn on their own schedules by utilizing JGPR Academy’s constantly-growing library of On-Demand self-directed courses.

“In our communities, people rightly expect a high level of communication, expertise and know-how from their municipal leaders and public safety personnel. JGPR Academy helps department heads, municipal leaders and those looking to grow in their careers gain valuable insight and knowledge that they can immediately apply to their jobs and help sharpen and expand their skill sets. Our JGPR Academy students can expect better constituent feedback, better customer experiences and vastly improved relationships with stakeholders.”

—John Guilfoil, Principal

WHO WE ARE

JGPR Academy is the go-to resource for Police, Fire, Schools, and Municipal Government personnel and leaders for training in the areas of Communications, Public Relations, Media Relations, Crisis Management, and much more. JGPR Academy is a service provided by John Guilfoil Public Relations, LLC. Our team is composed of industry leaders with both journalism and public relations backgrounds, led by JGPR’s founder and principal owner, John Guilfoil. John is a former Boston Globe reporter and Deputy Press Secretary to Boston Mayor Thomas Menino.

We also have a roster of Expert Instructors, made up of former and retired police, fire, school, and municipal government industry leaders, who teach a variety of industry-related courses drawing from their decades of experience and first-hand knowledge.

WHAT WE DO

JGPR Academy offers comprehensive live training sessions either in person or via Zoom to our students throughout the year. Sign up for individual courses or an individual membership or group membership designed to meet the needs of agencies of all sizes. We provide training on a variety of topics, including media relations, crisis communications, social media best practices and much more. Our courses are designed to give members in-depth knowledge that they can then take back to their respective agencies to implement both immediately and long-term.