MANAGEMENT AND SUPERVISION OF INVESTIGATIVE UNITS

This seminar is designed for: Law enforcement executives and supervisors responsible for case evaluation and management, or for commanders who are planning or developing improved case management processes to improve productivity. Additionally, this course will be valuable to senior investigators assigned to small units or small agencies who are primarily responsible for managing investigations in an informal leadership role. This training is appropriate for large or small agencies. The objectives of this program are: addresses the administrative requirements for managing the investigative processes; the other focuses on managing the operations of the investigative unit, and the evaluation of investigative personnel. 

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OU Health Science Center Police Department

OU University Research Park — PHF Conference Center

655 Research Parkway, Oklahoma City, OK. 73104

December 14-15, 2022    8:00am-4:00pm

CLEET Catalog # 20-1295

Hoffman Estates Police Department
411 W Higgins Rd., Hoffman Estates IL 60169

March 15-16, 2023  8:00am-4:00pm

Puyallup Police Department Training Center

1531 39th Ave SE Puyallup, WA 98374

May 4-5, 2023

Fairview Heights Police Department

10027 Bunkum Rd., Fairview Heights IL 62208

Spring 2023

Coming Soon

Glenpool Police Department

Glenpool Conference Center

11205 S. Yukon Ave., Glenpool, OK 74033

Fall 2023

Coming Soon

CLEET Catalog #  20-1295

O’Fallon Justice Center

1019 Bryan Rd, O'Fallon, MO 63366

February 16-17, 2023

Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office -

Training Academy
9225 S. 68th Street, Franklin, WI 53132
March 22-23, 2023   8:00am-4:00pm

Illinois Law Enforcement Alarm System

1701 E. Main St., Urbana, IL 61802

Spring 2023

Coming Soon

Northeastern Illinois Public Safety Training Academy

2300 Patriot Bl., Glenview, IL 60026

Fall 2023

Coming Soon

Spokane County Sheriff Training Center

6011 N. Chase Rd., Newman Lake, WA 99025       

Fall 2023

Coming Soon

South Metro Public Safety Training Center

7525  Braemar Blvd., Edina, MN 55439

Fall 2023 

Coming Soon

Minnesota POST # 10444-0011

Comments from Attendees

"Materials and data presented were excellent. During course I was able to build a plan for when I return to implement procedures. Almost all aspects of this course has value in assisting supervisors take control and assist their investigators."

Sgt. Ronald Kouski, Des Moines (IA) PD

"Knowledge and experience at all levels of police/Investigations (lived it). Instructor's knowledge of investigations is clear at it has been his life work. The material is useful from a unit of 2 to a unit of 20."  Lt. Dennis O'Neill, Cedar Falls (IA) PD

"I was assigned as a sergeant of investigations with no prior investigations experience. This course helped give me good direction moving forward to develop my team. (The strongest features of this seminar were) the examples provided and group discussion."

Sgt. Megan Kissner, Oakdale (WA) PD

"Instructor incorporated personal experiences appropriately to supplement training material. Course content will definitely be beneficial as I start new assignment as a detective sergeant." Sgt. Craig Johnson, Bellingham (WA) PD

"Instructor was very knowledgable. and brought a lot of experiences into his teachings which made the class more enjoyable and easier to understand. Looking forward to applying the knowledge I've acquired throughout the rest of my career."

Sgt. Jennifer Sutter, Spokane County SO

"Always informative. I like that he answered questions and uses real world examples. Content was good and lots of practical examples."

Capt. Shane Anderson, Latah County (ID) SO

"The instructor was very knowledgable. He brought real world experience to the class. The material was easy to understand and follow."

Capt. Aaron Swayze, Okmulgee County (OK) Criminal Justice Authority

"Great speaker, good experiences and personable. The strongest features of this seminar was the solvaibility factors and case review with investigators."

Lt. Demetrius Treantafeles, Tulsa PD

"Went above my expectations. This was extremely valuable. I will be bringing this information back to my unit."

Sgt. Dave Clary, Centralia (WA) PD

"This should be core training for ALL supervisors, nit just investigations. It teaches practical supervision and management concepts that can be applied immediately. All other supervision is "lifelong leadership" and has always skipped this type of material."

Sgt. Adam Balcom, Tukwila (WA) PD

"Case screening and case reviews was what I hoped would be discussed, both were. Great discussion on holding case reviews regularly."

Sgt. Jon Gutierrez, Bellingham (WA) PD

"Good information some of which I had not considered. Gave good frame work for how to supervise. Very experienced and credible instructors."

Sgt. Paul Barnes, St. Louis Park (MN) PD

"Outstanding course!. I look forward to putting what was learned to use. Great presentation, speakers. Very applicable material and examplles of implementation. Sgt. Derek LaVoy, Crow Wing County (MN) SO

"Instructor was able to connect his material to class members in a manner where all wanted to be involved. The DISC material will continue to be used in my daily conversations. Thank you." Undersheriff Geoff Rusho, Pend Orielle (WA) County SO

"Instructor definitely has experience and knowledge of material to put a realistic and past experience to support the information. Learning my personal profile style was great plus being able to recognize others style to be able to relate or communicate with others."

Sgt. Lee Wheeler, Poulsbo (WA) PD

"Would recommend course to others. Great refresher and several excellent take-aways."

Sgt. David Bangart, Washington Office of Insurance Commissioner, Criminal Investigations

"Credibility well established based on background and knowledge. Good mix of PowerPoint, stories and class discussion. This is one of the few classes where more small-scale techniques and tactics may be useful in addition to the large-scale strategic items."

Lt. Cody Manual, Stillwater (OK) PD

"Knowledgable. Good experience in law enforcement command, able to provide overall, big-picture perspective of investigations supervision. Solid information, great supervision methods." Lt. James Williams, Oklahoma City PD

"Extremely knowledgable and did a good job using his extensive experiences to reinforce the training goals and objectives. Good overview with a wide breadth of coverage on a lot of different topics. Touched on about every single facet of an investigative unit.

Inv. Sgt. Tim Warner, Grayslake (IL) PD

"I enjoyed this topic altogether. I've never seen a class offered on managing investigative units. My biggest takeaway was on case management.

Sgt. Michael Brenton, Oklahoma City PD

 

"Variety of activities and class interaction mixed with information. Instructor has a lot of experience to pull from and shape. Very applicable to everyday supervision and management of investigations and detectives. Great ideas/suggestions with reasons."

Sgt. Jennifer Johnson, Naperville (IL) PD

"Experienced and informative. Focused on mentoring, coaching, managing and supervising officers to achieve their potential."

Sgt. Erin Vasilopolous. Cook County States Atty. Office

"Very knowledgable and engaging. The materials were well written and Informational.  The materials will be going in my collection for reference! I will be taking this information back and completely reform the way I've been managing my division for the betterment of my people."

Det. Lt. Katrina Rudish, Johnson County (IA) SO

"Outstanding instructor, very knowledgable and great speaker. Will recommend this class to others."

Sgt. Mark Chance, Polk County (IA) SO

 

"Did a great job of instructing the course. This was an outstanding course. I just became a supervisor of an investigation unit and I have an awesome starting point / game plan on how I'll manage / supervise it."

Lt. David O'Connor, Muscatine (IA) PD

"Good stories to correlate with class materials. Instructor understands course material through real-life experiences. Met  my expectations of relating employees to supervisors." Sgt. Josh Wall, Scott County (IA) SO

"Thank you! Well recommended to others. Very thought provoking. All new and experienced (investigative) supervisors would benefit from this course."

Admin. Advisor Mary Howell Sirna, Iowa State University PD

"Good description of incidents. Also helped re-evaluate the way we are going things at our department. Will foster anew way to look at things."

Lt. Doug Thompson, Jacksonville (IL) PD

"Very knowledgable and presents material in an interesting and effective way." Lt. Tim Edmiaston, Normal (IL) PD

 

"Did a great job. Would take another class with On-Target." Sgt. Greg Spahn, Canton(IL) PD

"Very knowledgeable on the subject matter. His experience and ability to instruct is a valuable asset/resource to supervisors and command level personnel.  This course reassured some changes we are implementing. Exposed what we are doing well, bad and what can be different."

Chief of Detectives Gerald Vetter, Oak Lawn (IL) PD

"Great communicator. High level of credibility. Brought big and small police department perspective.  Current and relevant information."

Cmdr. Mike Lange, Lake Forest (IL) PD

 

"The instructor provided real life experiences and took ownership for the "errors" he learned from in his past. He was well informed, engaging, and easy to listen to and learn from. I wish I  took this class 2 years ago when I inherited the investigations division."

Cmdr. Liz Palko, Montgomery (IL) PD

"Energetic and thought provoking. I am taking a lot back to my department. Look forward to additional training."

Sgt. Gwen Carrell, Chehalis (WA) PD

"Was great, his experience brings credibility to this subject. I learned a lot. I have a better understanding of conducting case reviews and how important they are."  Sgt. Sean Curran, Highland Park (IL) PD

"He was very knowledgeable on the subject matter with a wide breadth of experience. He had real-life examples to punctuate the learning points. The information learned is directly pertinent to my current job."

Sgt. Lapaki Zablan, Kirkland (WA) PD

"Great class with ideas to improve supervising investigative units. The strategies that were given are easily applicable."

Sgt. Joe Deccio, Yakima (WA) PD

"Can tell instructor has experience. Very good information. We as supervisors/managers need refreshers and reminders on best held practices. Used stories as examples."  Lt. Stace McKinley, Union Gap (WA) PD

"Knowledgeable and had material relevant to Washington state. Very personable, good jokes, but remained professional. Would like him for my boss. Good topic coverage about managing the subject of managing informants." Cpl. Earl Yamane, Edmonds (WA) PD