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Law Enforcement Supervisor Leadership Training Program (LESLTP)

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This program is a career development tool that provides a unique opportunity for law enforcement professionals to develop and refine their leadership skills in a leadership/supervisory training program designed for law enforcement. The instructors in this program are all current or former supervisory law enforcement professionals. These professionals bring the unique understanding of the law enforcement culture, and the practical knowledge of how to meet the challenges that law enforcement leaders will face in operational law enforcement settings.

Participants in this program will gain an understanding of how to apply basic leadership knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA) in order to obtain the highest level of performance and accountability. This program focuses the new law enforcement leader's skill base in the three key enablers of human capital leadership: people, process, and technology. The program focuses heavily on the most important enabler of human capital leadership — "people."  This leadership development journey first starts with a self-assessment, and the understanding that people are assets whose value can be enhanced through investment and understanding. The law enforcement leadership journey continues by understanding and aligning their organization’s "shared vision" with mission, vision for the future, core values, goals and objectives, and, most important, leading by example. The KSA topical areas include leadership skills through understanding and adapting to human behaviors, communication skills, team building, conflict management, human resource management, legal responsibilities, stress management, workplace diversity, performance skills, briefing skills, and situational decision-making skills. Taking into consideration life and work experience, participants will explore these topics and develop skills by means of an adult learning model that employs lecture, practical exercises, case studies and self-directed learning.

This program addresses the competencies needed to be effective as a leader in the law enforcement community. The courses in this program focus heavily on human capital development disciplines and the law enforcement mission and culture. To accomplish this, LIB has collaborated with some of the best-known experts on leadership from the private sector. This enables LIB to deliver some of the best courses on leadership to our customers. These programs and courses are customized to address concerns and needs of the law enforcement community. This partnership has proven to be an investment that continues to help develop the next generation of law enforcement leadership for this nation.

Type: Advanced

Length: 8 class days, 80 training hours

Curriculum

  • Proactive Leadership Strategies
  • Behavioral Diversity
  • Leadership Skills for Public Speaking
  • Leadership and Understanding Stress in the Law Enforcement Culture
  • Leadership and Performance Management in Law Enforcement
  • Conflict Management for Law Enforcement Supervisors
  • Leadership and the One Minute Manager, SL® II for Law Enforcement

  • Managing the Federal Employee Discipline & Performance Process (Legal)
  • Networking Skills for Law Enforcement Supervisors
  • Introduction to PowerPoint® Lab
  • Leadership and Understanding Attitudes/Values/Principles and Ethics
  • Managing Organizational Change
  • Leadership Skills for Public Speaking

 

Instructors

To ensure that the specific needs and concerns of law enforcement supervisors and managers are addressed, LIB's management and instructional staff are themselves former law enforcement leaders representative of a variety of law enforcement organizations. Combined, LIB's staff has over 200 years of service to law enforcement.  LIB instructors have held positions as former Federal Senior Executive Service (SES), Superintendent of State Police, and Command and Management officials, Special Agents-in-Charge from organizations such as the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Inspector-General community, National Park Service, National Security Agency, U.S. Customs Training Academy, and the United States Park Police. Additionally, instructors hold a variety of certifications from nationally and internationally renowned leadership training and development companies such as the Ken Blanchard Companies, Inc., Target Training International, and High Performing Systems, Inc. Our staff is proud to represent all branches of the Armed Forces.

Prerequisites for Attendance

This program is designed as a career development tool; thus, who may attend is determined by participating agency needs.

Registration Information

On-line registration is currently not available for this program. To register contact the FLETC's Training Resources Coordination Division at 912-267-2269 or by Fax at 912-267-3323.

Additional Information

Note: Participants will need to complete 16 hours of self-directed learning to successfully complete this program.

Contact Information

For additional information on this program contact the LESLTP Program Manager at 912-267-2153 or LIBI Training Technician at 912-267-2153, or by Email at: FLETC-LawEnforcementLeadershipInstitute@dhs.gov

Training Dates

G_LESLTP-310 / Glynco, GA -- Sep 10, 2013 to Sep 19, 2013
G_LESLTP-414 / Glynco, GA -- Aug 19, 2014 to Aug 28, 2014
G_LESLTP-415 / Glynco, GA -- Sep 09, 2014 to Sep 18, 2014
G_LESLTP-416 / Glynco, GA -- Sep 23, 2014 to Oct 02, 2014