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 the captstone of LEIC's leadership program and serves executive level law enforcement personnel.  

This training is done once annually and covers topics suchas as stress management, counseling, evaluations, problem employees, executive leadership, officers in crisis, media relations, and more.  

Additional Information

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

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