16 hr. First-Line Corrections Supervisor-Freeport
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:
- Assessing their personal communication skills: assertion, aggression, or passive; communication impact on supervisory oversight & handling officer conflicts
- Modeling & training Officers’ tactical communication skills
- Practicing ethical professionalism & following chain of command with jail personnel
- Building squad trust & cohesion with generational & cultural differences
- 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
- Training & oversight for Officer safety (policies/procedures) from intake, inmate supervision, meals, medical, & visitors
- Monitoring Officer handling of inmate LTGB civil considerations /PRIA
- Monitoring Officer response to inmate disturbances (Officer safety & inmate rights)
- Writing review of incident, mental health, & Use of Force reports
- De-briefing dangerous incidents (tape review) with your guys as a learning tool
- Neutral writing skills for documenting Officer excellence & negative actions
- 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.