Many supervisors in law enforcement positions are eligible for retirement.
Promotions are occurring more rapidly, and line staff are being placed in
supervisor positions faster than ever. This course is designed to help the
student learner bridge the gap between concept and practice, and provide them
with a knowledge and understanding of the myriad of roles and responsibilities
affiliated with management in law enforcement.
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An overview of supervisor and middle management roles in
criminal justice agencies with emphasis on the importance
of inter-personal skills and co-worker relations as well as the
positive and negative aspects of various leadership styles.