First Line Supervisor

LET585 - 24.00 Hours

Description

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.

Price shown is for commissioned Texas peace officers or non-commissioned personnel employed by a Texas law enforcement agency. Additional fees will apply for out of state and others.

Currently there are no scheduled classes for this course. However, this course can be scheduled to meet your specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class, please contact Institute for Law Enforcement and Protective Services Excellence at (800) 423-8433 or law@teex.tamu.edu.

Description

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.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Topics

Making the transition from line officer to supervisor+Identifying common threads in leadership, management and supervision+Using leadership, counseling, motivation and communication skill effectively+Understanding values, ethics, and fundamental principles of leadership and supervision+Understanding the supervisor’s role as it relates the overall goals of the agency+Using a systematic approach to identify and solve problems+Understanding administrative tasks such as budgeting, scheduling, planning, and staffing+Applying work performance measures and employee evaluations+Applying liability and civil rights issues for supervisors+Understanding the benefits of working with citizens and addressing citizen’s complaints

Suggested Audience

  • 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 & Professional Credits

  • 2.4 CEUs

Other Information

Contact Information

Institute for Law Enforcement and Protective Services Excellence
Phone: (979) 845-6677 | Tollfree: (800) 423-8433

Resources

Former Student Newton Interview

Former Student Alfaro Interview

Payment Options
  • Credit Card - Complete online registration or call (979) 845-6677
  • Purchase Order - Complete registration form and send to law@teex.tamu.edu or fax to (979) 862-2788
  • Check - Complete registration form and mail to: TEEX - LAW, P.O. Box 40006, College Station, TX 77842

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