Leadership and Supervision

Our tiered approach to leadership development offers a comprehensive training program to emerging law enforcement leaders.

First Line Supervision - 2 Day Course

This two day course will help prepare first line supervisors for the transition from team member to team leader. 

  • Identify the eight roles of effective leadership
  • Develop communication skills and motivation techniques to ensure team effectiveness
  • Identify strategies to coach problem employees for improved work performance
  • Discuss legal issues
  • Develop a project management mindset

Advanced Leadership - 3 Day Course

This three day course will help the mid-level leader gain a better understanding of his/her leadership style. 

  • Learn the planning and decision making skills necessary to lead organizational change and transformation
  • Identify ways to to avoid destructive group think by using effective conflict resolution techniques
  •  Utilize strategies to a positive work environment to help with officers’ emotional survival
  • Analyze the dynamics involved in leading a work environment that contains four generations

Command Level Leadership - 3 Day Course

This three day course is geared toward senior supervisory personnel.

  • Craft a mission and vision for organizational effectiveness
  • Emphasize ethical leadership by example
  • Utilize budgeting techniques 
  • Create a culture of accountability

Register for Command Level Here 

**This class is currently full for 2017.  The 2018 class will be posted soon.

Additional Information

For more information about our leadership courses, contact Chris Jones at chris.jones@tennessee.edu

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