LOCAL POLICE OFFICERS COMPLETE FIRST LINE SUPERVISOR TRAINING
AT ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY
BRISTOL, R.I., February 2010- The Justice System Training and Research Institute at Roger Williams University in Bristol, R.I., in partnership with the New England Association of Chiefs of Police, recently recognized Sergeant Robert Shreders and Sergeant Jeremiah Johnson of the Darien Police Department for the successful completion of the “Command Training Series: First Line Supervisor Course,” a two-week comprehensive training program for police supervisory personnel.
Coursework addressed contemporary concepts of management and leadership relevant to the responsibilities of first line supervisors in a modern criminal justice agency. The program, presented by experienced academics and law enforcement practitioners between January 25th and February 5, 2010 discussed topics including operational leadership and management principles, problem-solving, organizational and interpersonal communications, labor relations, disciplinary issues, and ethical decision-making.
Graduates of the session represented police departments from throughout New England and included Sergeants Shreders and Johnson.
Roger Williams University is a regional, liberal arts university offering undergraduate and graduate programs in the arts and sciences, architecture, business, construction management, education, engineering, historic preservation, justice studies, legal studies, public administration, visual arts studies, and law. The university enrolls more than 4,000 students at the main campus in Bristol, R.I., The Roger Williams University School of Law, and at the Providence Metropolitan Center for Education and Law, and is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.
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