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Leading 201- Case Studies and Leadership Applications for Law Enforcement Leaders

Course length

24 Career Development

About the course

Pre-Requisite - Leading 101: Improving Supervisor Effectiveness.

Leading 201 – Case Studies and Leadership Applications for Law Enforcement Leaders – is an intensive interactive, multi-media course using case studies, discussion, and exercises that apply leader influence skills. Leading 201 applies, using case studies, information presented in Leading 101, and other leadership courses taught by Brian Crandell at NVCJTA. This highly regarded training uses case studies to apply the most current understanding of how leaders and supervisors can effectively influence the performance of the officers who they work with. The class will prepare leaders and supervisors to build and deliver effective performance improvement techniques using case studies and evidence-based leader actions. The course will provide state of the art thinking processes that include setting professional level work standards, meaningful performance evaluations, and progressive corrective action. This program helps supervisors and leaders improve their effectiveness, while getting the most from available leader time and resources. Evidence-based decision support leadership methods are a focus of this course.

Participants will be immersed in learning and practicing the very best, evidence based leadership methods training in a “Learn it today, use it tomorrow” case study format.

Topics include:
• Why Leading 201, Case Studies applying Every Day Leading Methods works – Evidence-Based Best Work Practices for Supervisors
• Build leader action plans including Coaching, Mentoring, and Collaborating in response to employees in the Willing, Capable and Peak performance states.
• Build leader action plans including Listener, Encourager, and in response to employees in the Disillusioned, Hesitant, and Reluctant performance states.
• Build leader corrective action plans, including with HR, Behavioral Health, and Legal in response to employees in the Disheartened and Toxic performance state.
• Apply Leader Self-Awareness and Self-Assessment – Every Day Leading 720o 4D and the DiSC assessment to Leader Responses in case studies
• Applying diagnostics for employee performance state and effective leader response using the Performance Leadership Model
• Apply performance expectations including development of resilience in employees
• Apply the Gallup Q12 Workforce Engagement Process in case studies.
• Improving LEO Performance using Crawl, Walk, Run Coaching methods.
• Apply Every Day Leading Evaluations and Performance Management including the Critique process (Find the Fix, not the Fault).
• Apply Effective, Defensible Supervision and Corrective Action Processes to law enforcement case studies.

Your Instructor: Dr. Brian Crandell
Dr. Brian Crandell completed his POST Basic Law Enforcement Academy in California in 1980. He served as a law enforcement officer in Wyoming with assignments in the southwest. His assignments included patrol, narcotics investigations, FTO, supervision, and training. His experience in narcotics investigations includes an imbedded assignment under an assumed identity with a multi-agency joint task force operating in several states. Brian has been an instructor for more than 40 years, and has instructed scenario-based field operations, incident command, and leadership in-role simulation training for public safety and business operations since 1985. He provides Leadership Academy training programs for agencies in several states.
Brian’s areas of focus include evidence based best practices in behavioral-based supervision and leadership, assessment and selection, scenario-based performance training, incident command, patrol operations, officer safety, and Use of Force(legal, and firearms). He is a developer of the Performance LeadershipTM Diagnostic and Analytic process. He provides customized training programs for local, state and federal agencies.
Brian has taught incident command and critical incident management using a simulation-based, multi-discipline, unified command approach focused on the safety of the public and responding officers and the return of normalcy to communities. During his law enforcement career, he also worked in the fire service, studying local incident management systems with Fire Chief Alan V. Brunacini. Brian served as a responding command officer for 22 years.

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