New Supervisor Course

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Topics Covered:

  • Learn the roles and responsibilities of a supervisory position
  • Identify characteristics of effective leaders
  • Discuss the importance of verbal/nonverbal communication skills
  • Understand civil rights issues
  • Address the process of discussing work issues with employees
  • Focus on the principles of planning and organizing
  • Recognize liability issues on the job

Who Should Attend:

  • All law enforcement officers who are newly assigned or will be appointed to supervisory positions in the near future.

Course Hours:

Participants receive 40 hours of TCOLE credit.

Program Links:

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Date/Time:

Jul 09 - 12, 2018

Class begins at 8:00 a.m. and ends at 5:00 p.m. The program involves working lunches (lunch is provided).

Course Cost:

$250 per person for Texas Law Enforcement Officers
$300 per person for other personnel

Location Information:

Bill Blackwood
Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas
Criminal Justice Center
Sam Houston State University
1600 Bobby K. Marks Blvd.
Huntsville, Texas 77341-2417
Phone: 800-477-9248
Fax: 936-294-3926

Hotel Information: *

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* Unless otherwise noted, hotel arrangements are the responsibility of the participant.


The New Supervisor Course is designed for individuals who are newly assigned or who will soon be appointed to their first supervisory role in a law enforcement agency. The course will cover the individual's role in the organization, transition to the new position, and leadership styles, including values, ethics, and principles. The course will assist new supervisors to develop skills in planning and organization, understand cultural and civil rights issues, and address employee relations. It also focuses on civil and criminal liability in law enforcement and special investigative issues.

For more information, contact:

Yvette Shorten, Program Coordinator
Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas
George J. Beto Criminal Justice Building
Sam Houston State University
Huntsville, TX 77341-2417
Fax: (936) 294-3926
Phone: (936) 294-3851
Phone: 800-477-9248
wys001@shsu.edu

Cancellation Policy:

If the participant has already paid, he/she will be refunded half the cost of the registration fee if written notice of cancellation is received by the Program Coordinator no later than seven (7) business days prior to the program. No refunds are available after this date, but substitutions of attendees are permitted.

If no written cancellation is received and the participant does not attend the program, the participant or their agency will be required to pay 100% of the registration fee if the registration fee was not previously paid.