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Seminar Title:  
Administrative And Mid Level Supervision

DATES:  4/19/2021 through 4/21/2021

INSTRUCTOR(S):  Darryl Rivers

LOCATION:  Bonneville County Sheriff's Office Training Annex - 577 D Street, Idaho Falls, ID  83402

HOTEL:  Candlewood Suites Idaho Falls - Idaho Falls, ID  208-525-9800

COURSE REGISTRATION FEE:  $350.00 Includes all training materials, and a Certificate of Completion.

Instructor Bio

Darryl L. Rivers is a national human behaviors, communication, and leadership speaker and trainer. To accompany his 24 years of government service in both the U.S. Military and as a Law Enforcement professional, he is a psychology major with multiple certifications in human behavioral analytics, emotional intelligence, neuro-linguistic programming, accelerated learning, and he is a communications and body language expert. He has extensive policing, street investigations, UC/Surveillance, and felony apprehension experience from his time with the Detroit Police Department. His law enforcement experience was extended in the State of Arizona were he functioned as a Detective, a Sergeant, a Lead Special Agent of the States Tobacco Enforcement Unit (Office of The Attorney General), and a Hostage Negotiator.

After his retirement from Law Enforcement, Darryl started his own speaking and training business called “The L.E.A.D. Company.” One of the assignments he has been revered for is his work with the Arizona Department of Economic Security. There Darryl was contracted to engineer the creation of an internal security unit. He was hired to recruit, interview, hire, train, create policy, and supervise the statewide unit covering over 200 individual locations, while maintaining his other clients from all across the nation. Darryl has established himself as a sought after public speaker and trainer in both government and business circles. He is an Executive Director with the worlds largest leadership training company, “The John Maxwell Team,” and is mentored by John Maxwell himself. He has a unique, humorous, yet intellectual delivery to his trainings that puts him in high demand across the nation.

He is a highly decorated professional with multiple award to include: Officer of the Year, Life Saving, multiple Meritorious Citations, Multiple Letters of Commendation, Chiefs Excellence Award, Spirit of Detroit Award, and The Police Cross for being injured in the line of duty. To top it off, he received the departments highest honor, The Medal of Valor for rescuing eleven hostages. He is a dynamic presenter, but most importantly he is a cops cop!

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Course Objectives


Mission and Vision

The significance of middle management's role of supporting the mission and vision of the department can’t be understated. It is critical that each employee be reminded what we get paid to do. When all else fails, personnel should be able to look at the mission and vision and make proper decisions. Additionally, we will be exploring ways to provide a positive work environment.

Walking the Talk

During this period we will be discussing issues of ethical behavior and how courage effects your level of ethics. Regardless of rank or position you must lead by example.

Work Performance Management

Most organizations task various supervisors with completing performance evaluations without providing training. During the time allotted, we will reveal the importance of this function to the mission and vision. Middle Managers must take the performance evaluation process seriously.

Holding Supervisors Accountable for Behavior

What if the person who needs disciplined is a supervisor? During this period we will be discussing ways to hold the supervisor accountable for their behavior. We will discuss a case study outlining how one commander of a department tried to identify causes of the “unmotivated supervisor.”

Risk Management

Anyone can be sued for just about anything, it is important that the organizations protect themselves with sound risk management practices. Taking an affirmative role in training and monitoring high risk critical tasks, is a crucial step in the right direction. During this session, we will be discussing relevant case law to reduce our liability risk.

Pushing the CEO’s Agenda

There are going to be times when being a middle manager is going to be difficult. You may have to follow an unpopular program from the top, not to mention gripes from the workers. We will discuss ways to deal with the “Acute Political Emergency”, while supporting the CEO’s agenda.

Case Studies

Each participant will be required to participate in group discussion requiring them to make decisions on various topics. Participant will be asked to present their findings to the class. This exercise is done to discover problem solving and leadership abilities.

Managing the Media

Your organization is only one case away from CNN broadcasting “live” from your city. During this period, we will discuss the importance of each level of leadership becoming aware of the pitfalls of dealing with the media.

Goal of the Program: At the end of this training session, the participant will:

  • Have a better understanding of the Role of Middle Management
  • Pay close attention to the Subculture of the Organization
  • Identify the Major components of a Press Conference
  • Understand their role in the Mission and Vision statement

    In addition, the participant will become familiarized with:

  • Performance Evaluations and its Importance to Work Performance
  • Level 5 Leadership
  • 12 Critical High Risk Tasks
  • Written Expectations for Supervisors

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