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The Municipal Police Training Committee’s Five Day First-Line Supervisor program at the Randolph Police Academy was run June 11 – 15, 2018.  Twenty-four police supervisors from 15 different police departments attended and successfully completed the program requirements:  Avon, Brockton, Dighton, Fall River, Holbrook, Massachusetts Port Authority, Newton, Norfolk, Pembroke, Quincy, Raynham, Somerset, Stoughton, Taunton and Wheaton College.

This leadership course is designed to cover topics that relate directly to supervisor responsibilities.  Course content consists of supervisors participating in both individual and small group activities in tactical decision making as it relates to the transition to leadership and building trust, generational differences, respecting diversity, principles of leadership, progressive discipline, motivational leadership and behavioral modification, effective communication, legal update for supervisors and liability, and use of force.

Photograph and content of this blog provided by Lisa Ann Reich, MPTC Veteran Officer Training Coordinator.

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