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.
attendance is an essential part of the education process, and participants in
TEEX courses are expected to attend all class sessions and field exercises. The
course requires participants to attend a minimum of 80% of the class hours as a
component of successful course completion. During the course, your
instructor will review any additional attendance requirement, for example a
field exercise that cannot be missed.
in a TCOLE credit course must complete the class in its entirety to receive
TopicsMaking 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
- 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)