First Line Supervisor Training Course for Law Enforcement (April, May 2019)


Center for Police Executive Development Command Officer Development Police Executive Development Series School of Staff and CommandThe 80-hour First Line Supervision course is offered via a blended course of instructional delivery consisting of 3 days in a retreat setting where learners are required to stay on location. This is followed the next week with 3 days of facilitated distance learning. In the third week the learner will participate in 4 days of classroom instruction at the Eaton County Sheriff’s Office in Charlotte, for a total of 80 instructional hours. The instructional format is problem-based learning (PBL) – the next generation in law enforcement training.


  • March 17 - April 17, 2019: Pre-Course Work
  • April 22 -24, 2019: Retreat
  • April 30 - May 2, 2019: Distance Learning
  • May 7 - 10, 2019: Classroom Learning


  • Retreat (April 22 - 24, 2019): Kellogg Biological Conference Center, 3700 East Gull Lake Dr, Hickory Corners, MI  49060
  • Distance Learning (April 30 - May 2, 2019): Online
  • Classroom Instruction (May 7 - 10, 2019): Eaton County Sheriff’s Office, 1025 Independence Blvd, Charlotte, MI 48813



Law enforcement personnel, especially newly promoted or soon to be promoted first line supervisors.


The training is provided in partnership with the Michigan State Police and funded, in part, with Michigan Justice Training grant dollars.

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