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Seminar Title:  
Supervising, Leading and Managing Specialized Police Units

DATES:  4/13/2020 through 4/15/2020

INSTRUCTOR(S):  John Kempf

LOCATION:  Denver Sheriff's Department - 5440 Roslyn Street, #5-100, Denver, CO  80216

HOTEL:  Drury Inn - Denver, CO  1-303-373-1983
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COURSE REGISTRATION FEE:  $350.00 Includes all training materials, and a Certificate of Completion.

Instructor Bio

John Kempf is currently a Captain and District Commander of The Idaho State Police District One office located in Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho. John began his career as a Trooper with the Idaho State Police in 1997 and was promoted to Detective in 2000 where his primary focus was narcotics investigations. As a Detective John lead and participated in hundreds of narcotic cases ranging from street level investigations to complex conspiracy and federal wire tape cases. In 2008 John was promoted to Sergeant and supervised a narcotics unit whose primary focus is mid to upper level drug traffickers. In 2014 John was promoted to Detective Lieutenant where he managed a unit whose caseloads included major narcotics cases, Officer Involved Shootings /Critical Incidents, Homicides and Professional Standards Investigations.

John is a member of the National Alliance of State Drug Enforcement Agencies and the coordinator for Idaho of the Domestic Highway Enforcement program.

John has been called to testify in Federal Court as an expert witness on drug investigations and is one of the lead instructors and organizers of the Idaho Basic Narcotics Officers Course. John has received numerous accolades for his law enforcement efforts including a U.S. Department of Justice Award for Public Service, Certificate of Merit from the Governor of Idaho and Outstanding Supervisor award from the Idaho State Police. John has also been awarded the Idaho State Police Silver Star and the Idaho Medal of Honor for Bravery.

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Course Objectives

Specialized units are utilized by police agencies to focus limited resources on problem areas of the community. No matter what the problem is, the supervision of specialized teams presents some unique challenges.

This 3-day course provides 20 hours of leadership development training to future and current first-level and mid-level supervisors. The program provides the supervisors with knowledge, and skills that will enhance their ability to supervise, motivate, and evaluate officers and meet the unique challenges presented to a supervisor of a specialized police units. 

The program provides training in areas including, taking over or starting a specialized unit, identifying high liability areas, operational planning, confidential source management, building your team, media relations, quality control techniques, and how to provide value for your department / agency.

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