16 hr. First-Line Corrections Supervisor-Freeport

Registrations are closed for this event
Date: Tuesday, December 04, 2018
Registration Deadline: Monday, November 19, 2018
Time: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Instructor Location:
Stewart Center West
2900 W. Pearl City Road
Freeport, IL
Instructor: Jan Mirikitani, JBM Consulting Services, LLC.
Member's Fee: $0
Non-Member & Civilian Fee: $85

Class Dates: December 4-5, 2018  

Synopsis:  This class will include multiple group discussions of common problems that First-line Corrections Supervisors face. This training session will: 

  • Begin with a personal assessment of their own communication skills, especially regarding subordinate oversight, de-briefing, supervision, & confrontation on inappropriate behavior. 
  • Discusses the role of ethical professionalism & how to build trust & cohesion in your assigned squad. 
  • Overviews how to handle multiple supervisor duties:  scheduling, manning, post assignments, & Officer safety. 
  • Discusses monitoring of LTGB inmate civil considerations & Officer response to incidents & Use of Force situations. 
  • Discusses the value of de-briefing critical incidents (video tape) as a learning tool. 
  • Will show how to use neutral writing skills for documenting an Officer’s exceptional performance or disciplinary action.
  • Discuss common situations Supervisors face:  lying, theft, abuse of force, sexual harassment, hostile work environment, misuse of social media breeching proprietary confidentiality.

Learning Objectives-Correction Supervisors/Officers will discuss:

  1. Assessing their personal communication skills:  assertion, aggression, or passive; communication impact on supervisory oversight & handling officer conflicts
  2. Modeling & training Officers’ tactical communication skills
  3. Practicing ethical professionalism & following chain of command with jail personnel
  4. Building squad trust & cohesion with generational & cultural differences
  5. How to manage scheduling to ensure required manning:  vacations, light duty, days-off, training days; fair handling of Officers who constantly want to trade assigned work dates/take off early.  Assigning posts fairly
  6. Training & oversight for Officer safety (policies/procedures) from intake, inmate supervision, meals, medical, & visitors
  7. Monitoring Officer handling of inmate LTGB civil considerations /PRIA
  8. Monitoring Officer response to inmate disturbances (Officer safety & inmate rights)
  9. Writing review of incident, mental health, & Use of Force reports
  10. De-briefing dangerous incidents (tape review) with your guys as a learning tool
  11. Neutral writing skills for documenting Officer excellence & negative actions
  12. Personnel challenges supervisors face:  retaining good Officers, maintaining squad trust, shutting down hostile work environment & sexual harassment, violation of confidentiality via social media, confronting lying, theft, & abuse of authority.