MANAGEMENT AND SUPERVISOR TRAINING
On-Target Solutions for Managers and Supervisors
Solutions for Managers and Supervisors is a career development tool to enhance and refine the leadership skills of experienced and new supervisors as well as a platform for those to be promoted to supervisory positions. This course is highly dynamic and involves a self-assessment and the realization that the people are the true assets of their agency. Participants will understand the importance of their role in the shared vision of their agency and how they individually impact the organizational mission.
August 18-19, 2021
August 24-25, 2021
September 22-23, 2021
March 24-25, 2021
Newman Lake, WA
Northeastern Illinois Public Safety Training Academy
Chickasha Police Department
Iowa Law Enforcement Academy
South Metro Public Safety Training Facility
Northeastern Illinois Public Safety Training Academy
Spokane County Sheriff's Office Training Center
Comments from attendees:
"The contents of this course are invaluable as a supervisor. Did a great job explaining the subject matter and came across very knowledgable and was able to back up with real life experiences." Sgt. Alex Eddlemon, Peoria County (IL) SO
"Excellent training. I'm excited to go back with new skills and work to help my subordinates to do great things. Instructor was personable, understandable and used experiences to help make concepts understandable and relatable. Master Sgt. Amber-Lee Dunn, Illinois State Police
"One of the best law enforcement courses I've been in. Helps bring lots of tools and ideas for me to improve myself/department.
Lt. Nick Butterflied, Peoria County (IL) SO
"As as a chief it's a must to know what my sergeants and captains are being taught so this should be attended by upper management. Exceeded my expectations and solid content." Chief Don Tardiff, Stillaguamish Tribal (WA) PD
"I gained more in two days than from a career level 40 hour course. I'll be recommending it." Sgt. Maurice Parrish, Lake Forest Park (WA) PD
"Very informative, passionate about the subject matter. Wish I would have taken this course when I was first promoted. Teaches real management, leadership skill to be better." Lt. Josh Johnson, Bartlesville, (OK) PD
"This is the third course I've taken with On-Target. Provides relevant, meaningful, and pertinent information that can be applied to real-life situations."
Ofc. Ben Hollander, Bartlesville (OK) PD
"The instructor told stories that mattered: they were on topic. Made us think about our shared experiences while being entertaining for cops."
Sgt. Andrew Stockman, Spokane County SO
"The presentations were great, the exercises made the training more enjoyable. Very well done. My expectations weren't high, by this got me excited."
Cpl. Dan Hanley, Glenpool (OK) PD
"Very good communicator, Excellent delivery, kept it interesting. The exercises that were performed were well times during the entire 2 day training session. Organization of the information and material was very well timed."
Sgt. Robert Boals, Bartlesville (OK) PD
"Was concerned that the class would be a typical management class. Was very happy with the content and information. The strongest feature was learning how to to present to your people by using their personality type was very helpful."
Sgt. Matthew Graves, Glenpool OK PD
"Great real-world examples, experiences. Tone and presentation of material was good. Relative about understanding the differences between people's personalities." Dep. Jeremy McNeal, Whitman County (WA) SO
"Very good at putting the material together. Able to provide examples that work. Provides great ideas to take back to the agency. Would like to see more supervisors to go through the class to all be on the same page."
Sgt. Thomas Leonard, Scott County (IA) SO
"Well informed and experienced instructor. Enjoyed class especially class one on one interactions.
Major David Teuscher, Norman (OK) PD
"Instructor is knowledgeable and very passionate about delivering the material. Valuable content based on his years of experience."
Lt. Larry Payne, Ardmore (OK) PD
"Very knowledgeable, easy to understand the elements. Made me think about the ways I am dealing with supervisors and officers. I will take this back this back to my department and implement these methods." Deputy Chief Pete Sellers, Sapulpa (OK) PD
"Excellent, kept attention the whole time / presented material very well. Gave good information on some angles to try to help better myself and my department. Sgt. Clark Myers, Robinson (IL) PD
"Covered topics on best practices for supervisors. Many classes focus on the general leadership principles, this class gets into the "how to" of the job."
Sgt. Katy Miller, Carmel (IN) PD
"Well knowledgeable in effective leadership and supervision and presented the topic in a way that was easy to follow. He allowed for group discussion which was beneficial. The class exceeded my expectations with lots of material applicable to my position.
Sgt. Andrew Whipker, Batholomew (IN) County SO
"Has the experience to support the material presented. Real experiences shared made the class more enjoyable. I've been to several supervisor and management courses and this ranks among the best.
Lt. Adam Miller, Carmel (IN) PD
“Course was well presented and very knowledgeable on the topic. Topics were based on current law enforcement climate.”
Commander Jeff Cook, Schererville (IN) PD
"Gave different insight from employee to supervisors and how to approach difficult situations. (or supervisor to employee)”
Special Agent Dan Hernandez, Indiana Harbor Belt Railroad PD
"Clear and organized information. Several things covered that I will use now. Refocus on people management—clear and easy to follow and use immediately.” Sgt. Mike Dingman, Centerville (UT) PD
"Very knowledgeable in leadership. Explains the content very well. Has good life experience and great examples pertaining to different topics.”
Lt. Conrad Pollard, Salt Lake County SO
"Instructor was interesting and kept things “On-Target”. Learned about strategies and techniques for leadership but also learned about my own personal leadership tendencies.” Sgt. Chad Larsen, Orem (UT) PD
"Many ideas were refresher but also many new ideas and tips Had entire command staff attend and had positive response and buy-in."
Chief Martin McCoy, Auburn (IN) PD
"Great class - worth the drive. Great instructor and so knowledgeable. Like the the real life examples. Would like more".
Sandra Albertson, Records Manager, Everett (WA) PD
"Clear examples were provided that rang true in my unit. Often these type of classes explain the "what" and don't address the "how". Clear examples were provided to walk you through the "how". Sgt. Krista Bair, Seattle PD
"Practical, easy to understand, strategies for supervising. First course in 5 years as a supervisor that I have taken that gave me practical tools I can use right away". Sgt. Ron Campbell, Seattle PD
"Points were supported with real life scenarios. The class was not so law enforcement centric that other supervisors couldn't benefit. Great presentation that makes it easy to learn." Sgt. Kendall Smith, Bothell (WA) PD
"This is the best, most useful supervisor training I have attended. I developed more in these 2 days that I did in a 4+ weeks of prior leadership training.
Sgt. Robert Gross, Lake Forest Park (WA) PD
“Some of the best instruction in my career. Knowledgeable instructors being involved with the class. Should be mandatory…”
Chief Benjamin Davis, Fayette (IA) Police Department
"More than met my expectations . I have been to several recent leadership classes and this one tied them all together."
Sgt. Thad Monroe, Northfield (MN) Police Department
"Insight on changing behaviors and evaluating employee's behavior to the benefit of the employees and representation of our departments"
Chief Jeff Shrock, Meskwaki Nation (IA) Police Department
"Real world solutions on "how" to be a better supervisor. Gave examples on how to actually coach and mentor."
Sgt. Stephanie Braun, Ankeny (IA) Police Department
"As a new chief I have attended a few supervisor trainings. I feel that this is by far one of the very best. I plan on sending the rest of my supervisors the next time the training is in Iowa." Chief Dustin Dallenbach, Independence (IA) Police Department
"Great class and I am going to start using (what I learned) immediately. Instructor had a wealth of experience and taught me to better myself to improve my team." Sgt. Brian Koch, Ponderay (ID) Police Department
"Wish my management team would attend and would make it easier for 1st line supervisors and whole department"
Sgt. Lucas Martin, Nez Perce (WA) County Sheriff's Office
"One of the best supervisor trainings I have attended."
Sgt. Tim Scott, Douglas County (WA) Sheriff's Office
This is not only relevant to all levels of supervision, it is also necessary to be a quality supervisors for our employees and employers."
Sgt. Jarin Dunnigan, Carbondale, (IL) Police Department
"Definitely gained knowledge and useful information which I can apply to my role as a supervisor. Great knowledgeable instructor."
Sgt. Jason Ford, Orland Park (IL) Police Department
"Highly recommend this course to all levels of supervision."
Lynn Fetch, FDA Program Supervisor, Washington State Liquor & Cannabis Control Board
"The personal examples and life lessons passed on took a great training and made it exceptional."
Sgt. Julie Judson, Washington State Patrol
"I have been a supervisors for 5+ years and I wish this training was available earlier. The instructor explained how to use this information to daily operations." Sgt. Paul Adamson, Reno (NV) Police Department
"I would strongly recommend this (supervision) course for all supervisors or those who aspire to become supervisors. It provides the tools to develop them personally and improve their understanding of this extremely important role."
David M. Brown, P.E Director of Public Works, Village of Vernon Hills (IL)
"The course showed me as a supervisor what I am doing right and what I need to do better to be a successful supervisor"
Cpl. Bill Granzow, Hobart (IN) Police Department
"I have already utilized things that we took away from your class. We had a pre-scheduled ‘State of the Unit’ meeting with our unit and the timing of the goals and objectives portion of your class was impeccable!"
Forensic Unit Supervisor Jodie Dewey, Spokane County SO