Supervising a work environment requires advanced skills in leadership, counseling, motivation, and communication to create an effective and positive workplace. This course will provide participants with training vital to effective leadership and administrative tasks. Participants will learn topics in ethics, effective communication, leadership styles, counseling, planning and organizing, and cultural diversity.
This course is mandatory for peace officers who are appointed to, or who will be appointed to, their first supervisory position. TCOLE requires officers to attend this course between a year before and a year after their appointment.
This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements New Supervisor's Course #3737.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Course Completion Requirements
The mandatory completion/duration period for this eCourse is 60 days from the registration date.
To complete this course you are required to have a computer with internet access.
• Broadband internet connection
• Current browser
- Recommended: Mozilla Firefox 57 or higher, Google Chrome 65 or higher
- Alternatives: Internet Explorer 11, Safari 10 or higher
- Note: Microsoft Edge is not currently a supported browser
• Apple Quicktime Player 10 or higher
• Adobe Acrobat Reader 10 or higher
• Adobe Flash 28 or higher
TopicsThe role of a first line supervisor+Ethics and integrity in supervisory decisions+Leadership characteristics and selecting appropriate leadership styles+Verbal and nonverbal communication skills+Counseling skills for performance problems, grievances/complaints, and conflict+Liability and civil rights issues+Civil rights and diversity+Planning and organizing tasks based on departmental needs+Special investigative issues+The transition from line officer to supervisor
Supervisors in a public safety or law enforcement agency or anticipate promotion to a supervisor position in the near future.
The course is also beneficial for those who are responsible for the day-to-day supervision of law enforcement or similar personnel.
Continuing Education and Professional Credits2.4 CEUs
Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)
After registering online for this course, you will receive an email with instructions for getting started. If you do not receive a confirmation within one hour, please contact us at (979) 845-6677 or email@example.com.
Refunds are not available for eLearning courses, nor may the course be transferred from one customer to another.