First Line Supervisor Training Course for Law Enforcement (April, May 2018)


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.


April 23 - May 11, 2018

  • April 23 - 25, 2018 - Retreat
  • May 1 - 3, 2018 - Distance Learning
  • May 8 - 11, 2018 - Classroom Learning


  • Retreat: Kellogg Biological Conference Center in Gull Lake
  • Classroom Instruction: Eaton County Sheriff’s Office in Charlotte, MI



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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