40 hr. First Line Supervision-Dixon

Registrations are closed for this event
Date: Monday, April 22, 2019
Registration Deadline: Friday, March 15, 2019
Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Instructor Location:
Dixon Police Department
220 S. Hennepin Avenue
Dixon, IL
Instructor: Northwestern University Center for Public Safety staff

Member's Fee: $0
Non-Member & Civilian Fee: $500

This class is back on!

Registration deadline is March 15, 2019

This course prepares soon-to-be or newly promoted supervisors for success in their new roles. The program also serves as a cornerstone for future management and leadership development by introducing participants to principles and practices they can rely on throughout their careers.

Participants will acquire critical, fundamental skills and tools that equip them for success as front line supervisors, such as:

~ Identifying leadership styles

~ Motivating, evaluating, and enhancing employee performance

~ Communicating with management, staff and the community

~ Managing risk

During this course participants study and demonstrate their understanding of current and emerging topics for immediate application on the job. Course content includes:

~ Key elements of dynamic leadership

~ The role of the supervisor and the supervisory challenge ~ Communication skills

~ Employee performance appraisal

~ Motivational principles

~ Managing the problem employee

~ The personal profile system: The DiSC© personal assessment tool

~ Planning and decision making

~ The disciplinary process and complaint investigations

~ Responsibilities of the staff officer

~ Ethics, professionalism and community image

~ Cultural diversity

~ Case studies in effective supervision


This course has been certified by the ILETSB and approved to meet the following mandates:

☐ Civil Rights

☐ Constitutional & Proper Use of Law Enforcement Authority

☒ Cultural Competency

☐ Human Rights

☐ Intro Mental Health Awareness

☐ Law Updates

☐ Lead Homicide Investigator

☐ Use of Force (must include scenario based/similar training)

☒ Procedural Justice

☐ Sexual Assault Investigator Training

☐ Psychology of Domestic Violence

☐ Sexual Assault Trauma Informed Response