First-Line Supervisor Course

40 Hour Continuing Education Training Course
KLEC Certified
Tuition: $900

Course Description:

This course of instruction will provide the student basic strategies and tactics geared toward easing the transition from police officer to police supervisor and will create a solid foundation in leadership which will assist the new or aspiring supervisor in successfully engaging with this critically important role.  

Course Topics and Areas of Study:

  • Leadership
  • Ethics
  • Reward Systems
  • Evidence-Based Policing Strategies
  • Personnel Development
  • Employee Wellness
  • Supervisory Liability

    Course Materials and Equipment


    Course materials (i.e., Powerpoint presentations, handouts, articles, etc.) will be provided electronically for this course on a computerized access link provided to registered students prior to the class.   It is highly recommended that students download course materials to a laptop, tablet or other device  prior to the first day of class and bring the device with them to the course.  Otherwise, students should print SPI-provided course materials from the access link and bring printed materials with them to class.

    In order to download course materials from the access link, PowerPoint, Word, and Excel software (Office Suite) should be installed on laptop, tablet or other device.

    Who Should Attend:

    First-line supervisors in criminal justice agencies, criminal justice personnel seeking promotion to first-line supervisor positions 


    Alfredo Cadiz

    Heidi Gardner

    Jeremy Stewart

    Upcoming Training:

    If this course is not currently scheduled, it can be brought to your region by a co-hosting agency or through a contract. Learn more.


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