The Josephson Exemplary Policing Initiative is a division of The Robert D. and Billie Ray Center at Drake University. Its mission is to improve the effectiveness and ethical quality of policing agencies based on the Josephson Exemplary Policing Framework and Six Pillars of Character.

This initiative provides expert insights and resources to promote professional development and leadership effectiveness of law enforcement executives, command staff, and line officers to create an ethical business culture that enhances morale, growth, and profitability while reducing risks of costly and reputation damaging lawsuits and scandals.