School of Police Supervision

Aug 7-11, 2017
Sep 11-15, 2017
Oct 16-20, 2017
Nov 13-17, 2017 in Austin, Texas, USA

John H. Reagan State Office Building
105 W. 15th Street, Room 130
Austin, Texas

Registration Open

Credits:TCOLE credit available


This four-week school is designed for first-line supervisors and middle-level management. It should be of interest to law enforcement agencies concerned with the professionalism of their management team. The curriculum focuses on the transition from “street policing” to the challenges of the fast paced and fluid world of law enforcement leadership, including the social and personal adjustments. This course will meet the basic requirements established by TCOLE for the preparation of new supervisors for their supervisory role. Successful graduates of this course will receive credit for TCOLE New Supervisor’s Course 3737.

This course is broken up into four, one-week sessions to allow agencies that are not able to release critical personnel for four continuous weeks to participate. ILEA prides itself on listening to the needs of our clients.


Tuition includes all instruction and handouts. Lodging and meals are excluded.

  • $1,550 - Registration Fee

Dates and Hours

Four one-week sessions per month:

  • August 7-11, 2017
  • September 11-15, 2017
  • October 16-20, 2017
  • November 13-17, 2017

8:30am to 3:30pm Monday - Friday


(for a complete list of topics and descriptions, please review course agenda)

  • Role Identification and Transition
  • Procedural Justice and Police Legitimacy
  • Diversity for Law Enforcement
  • Stress Management / Time Management
  • Honoring Boundaries
  • FLSA
  • Reset the Clock: Replace Liability with Credibility

Download Course Brochure (pdf)

For more details download the online brochure.

Who Should Attend

This course is aimed at newly promoted sworn and civilian supervisors; however veteran supervisors in need of basic supervisory training will also find this course beneficial.


Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 3:30 pm

Download Course Agenda - Module I

Download Course Agenda - Module II

Download Course Agenda - Module III

Download Course Agenda - Module IV


Free parking located in the northwest corner of Lot 8 or Garage E. Marked police units should park on the top level of Garage A.

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Overnight Accommodations

Students must cite the DPS rate for training in Austin and not their own agency to receive the special rate. The rate is only extended to DPS and other agencies will just be quoted the state rate. All are approximately 5 miles to the training location.

  • Holiday Inn Austin Midtown
    6000 Middle Fiskville Road
    Austin, TX 78752
    DPS Sponsoring August
    DPS rate $85 per night, $99 for double room
    (512) 451-5757
  • Best Western PLUS
    919 East Koenig Lane
    Austin, TX 78751
    DPS rate $85 per night
    Complimentary buffet and drinks each evening
    (512) 454-1144
  • Drury Hotels
    6711 IH 35 North
    Austin, TX 78752
    DPS rate $85 per night, $104 suite
    Complimentary buffet and drinks each evening
    (512) 467-9500


“This course was a great learning experience. It allowed me to evaluate my current leadership style and provided the tools for improvement. Great staff of instructors.”

“I enjoyed the class and feel it was extremely beneficial to my career development. I feel this will better prepare me in my new position as a police sergeant.”

TCOLE Credit

Law enforcement personnel attending this course are eligible for one hundred twenty (120) hours of Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer (TCOLE) credit.

Course Cancellation Policy

Occasionally, the Institute for Law Enforcement Administration (ILEA) may be forced to cancel a scheduled program. Whenever possible, the decision to cancel is made at least fourteen days prior to the start of the program, and registered participants are notified once that decision has been made. If the distance to the training site requires that you make airline and/or hotel reservations, please contact ILEA (+1.972.244.3430) to inquire about the status of any program before making travel arrangements. While paid registrations in cancelled courses will be refunded in full, ILEA will not be responsible for monetary loss due to cancellations or changes in airline or hotel reservations.

Eligibility Policy

The Institute for Law Enforcement Administration provides  professional education and technical support to the law enforcement community. 

A registrant in an ILEA program must be a sworn officer; a civilian employee of a law enforcement department; or an employee of a municipal, county or state agency.

Anyone interested in attending an ILEA program who does not meet the above standard requirements will need to request advance approval. Such requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Registrar: +1.972.244.3404
ILEA: +1.972.244.3430
Fax: +1.972.244.3431