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First Line Supervisor

LET585  - 24.00 Hours


Start Date

End Date


Class Number

2/11/15 2/13/15 Belton, TX USA LS LET585 26 enroll  
5/5/15 5/7/15 Bryan, TX USA LS LET585 28 enroll  
9/22/15 9/24/15 Bryan, TX USA LS LET585 29 enroll  
1/12/16 1/14/16 Bryan, TX USA LS LET585 30 enroll  

This schedule is subject to change without notice. If you have not received confirmation of the class prior to the class start,
please contact the division at (800) 423-8433 or law@teex.tamu.edu to get the latest schedule.


Supervising a work environment requires advanced skills in leadership, counseling, motivation, and communication to create an effective and positive workplace. This course will provide participants with training vital to effective leadership and administrative tasks. Participants will learn topics in ethics, effective communication, leadership styles, counseling, planning and organizing, and cultural diversity.

This course is mandatory for newly promoted Texas law enforcement supervisors and must be completed within the first 24 months of promotion.

This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements New Supervisor's Course #3737.


There are no prerequisites for this class


  • Making the transition from line officer to supervisor
  • Identifying common threads in leadership, management and supervision
  • Using leadership, counseling, motivation and communication skill effectively
  • Understanding values, ethics, and fundamental principles of leadership and supervision
  • Understanding the supervisor’s role as it relates the overall goals of the agency
  • Using a systematic approach to identify and solve problems
  • Understanding administrative tasks such as budgeting, scheduling, planning, and staffing
  • Applying work performance measures and employee evaluations
  • Applying liability and civil rights issues for supervisors
  • Understanding the benefits of working with citizens and addressing citizen’s complaints


  • Supervisors in a public safety or law enforcement agency or anticipate promotion to a supervisor position in the near future
  • The course is also beneficial for those who are responsible for the day-to-day supervision of law enforcement or similar personnel

Government Programs, Certifications and Accreditations

GSA contract number:GS-07F-0357V. GSA customers, to register please contact publicsafety@teex.tamu.edu or call (800) 423-8433.

Education Credits

24.00 Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)

2.40 CEU

Contact Information

Law Enforcement and Security Training

Phone: (979) 845-6677 | Toll-Free: (800) 423-8433 | Fax: (979) 862-2788

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