Event Detail2020-09-15T20:48:30-04:00
Seminar Title

Survival Skills for New Supervisors -Online Training

Dates of Events

11/24/2020 through 11/24/2020

Last Updated: 11/25/2020
Instructor(s): Ray Farris
Course Registration Fee: $125
Instructor Bio
Ray Farris, (Retired)
Assistant Director Tennessee Law Enforcement Training
Academy/Tennessee POST

Ray Farris retired as Assistant Director at the Tennessee Law Enforcement Training Academy assigned to oversee the Peace Officers Standards and Training Commission (POST) and Specialized Training. He has over 25 years of total service in the state of Tennessee serving in a variety of positions. Ray has also served as Vice President Bethel University and Vice President for Savant Learning Systems a private higher educational and training company. He is also currently an Adjunct Faculty member in the Criminal Justice Program at Bethel University and serves on the Academic Review Committee for Masters candidates.
He received his Bachelors of Science from Tennessee Technological University and his Doctor of Jurisprudence from the Nashville School of Law and is a graduate of the Police Staff and Command School at Northwestern University. Training certifications include: Criminal and Constitutional Law, Courtroom Security, Leadership, Internal Affairs, Firearms and Emergency Vehicle Operations and many others.
Ray has lectured/taught judges, court clerks, elected officials, and court officers. He has conducted physical security surveys numerous courts and judicial facilities. He has lectured and taught at numerous national and state conferences including the International Association of Directors of Law Enforcement Standards and Training Conference, the National Association of Field Training Officers, the National Corrections Training Officers Conference, the North American Association of Wardens and Superintendents, the Oregon Sheriff’s Jail Command Council, the Kentucky Department of Corrections, the Tennessee Law Enforcement Training Officers Annual Conferences, the Tennessee Sheriffs Association and the Tennessee Chiefs Association to name a few.
Course Objectives
Course Overview:
9:00AM - 3:00PM Eastern Time (Lunch Break from approx. 12pm-1pm)

Supervision is not an easy task in the best of times but in the challenging times currently in law enforcement we will look at key skills all supervisors should strive for as they prepare to make a difference in their law enforcement organization, specifically under the current public scrutiny.
This presentation will focus on supervisors who want to grow as individually and professionally addressing their motivation for achieving and maintaining a high level of professionalism and leadership skills utilizing ethical decision-making while maximizing risk management.
By equipping law enforcement supervisors with the proper tools, this course will enable them to not only survive but thrive in the current environment of policing.
Course Objectives:
Legal Updates
– Legal updates every supervisor should know in order to effectively supervise and lead a shift. Updates will include recent US Supreme Court decisions and some refreshers on the long standing case law affecting supervision today.
Risk Management – In an ever litigious society and one where law enforcement is a regular target. How does the 21st Century law enforcement supervisor minimize their risk? A thorough review of policy and training standards in current times will guide todays law enforcement supervisor to ultimately reduce their liability.
Leadership a Primer – By examining in detail the definition of leadership and focusing in on the characteristics of great leaders and the levels of leadership the student will be able to identify those characteristics they need to develop and those that suits them best.
Characteristics of Great Leaders –
 Law enforcement leaders will gain valuable understanding of leadership by examining their leadership style and looking at leadership characteristics in detail to implement in their daily lives.

Topics covered will include: goals, responsibility, work ethic, principle, self-discipline, cooperation, improvement, sacrifice, listening skills, competition, honesty, excellence, attitude, morale and legacy.

PLEASE NOTE: You will receive an E-mail 3 days prior to the event that will include a link to join the training. Your registration for this online training will give you access to the live session, as well as 30 days of access to the recorded version of the training once the live session has ended.
Group Viewing Encouraged: Multiple attendees can view the training from one single location and each attendee can receive a certificate.

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