Law Enforcement Administration

Civilian Leadership: Level One - Leadership 101

Hosted by the Southlake Police Dept.


Southlake, Texas, USA

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TCOLE Credit will be available

Southlake Police Dept. Training Facility
100 E. Dove Rd.
Southlake, TX 76092

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


This course is aimed at current and future leaders, specifically non-sworn personnel. This one-week seminar is the first of three parts in the Civilian Leadership Series. It can be taken independently or in conjunction with the other sessions.

This one-week seminar focuses on the foundational issues of ethical leadership enhancing the ability of all employees to more effectively collaborate and communicate as a team to achieve maximum performance. Using a combination of dialogue, practical exercises, case study and research, participants will be exposed to a variety of adult learning models to become stronger, more confident leaders.

Daily Topics

  • Conflict Management and Collaborative Negotiation
    This one-day session introduces fundamental elements in theory and practice of negotiation. Participants will explore their own conflict management style and learn approaches for managing conflict. In addition, discover the importance of breaking gender-role stereotypes and becoming assertive speakers.
  • Leadership Styles and Enhancing Communication
    Behavioral Analysis using The Presidential Method - (TPM) is based on Carl Jung’s theory of psychological type. Through this system, managers, supervisors, and leaders will gain much insight into human nature and what causes people to behave the way that they do. Additionally, participants will be provided tools for assessing type and skills for facilitating communication, reducing conflict and building esteem.
  • Team Leadership Communications
    This course will examine the styles of communication exhibited in organizations, specifically in a para-military organization. Consideration will be given to how great teams form and how they communicate to maintain optimal performance. The role of the team leader will be explored to highlight the vital attributes needed in effective leadership. Finally, this course will validate the importance of team building through positive communication and interaction.
  • Ethics and Ethical Decision Making
    This instruction will examine a range of issues affecting the ethical climate in organizations, and strategies for positive movement in that arena. Participants will have an opportunity to learn and utilize several models for ethical decision-making.
  • Diversity: Cross Cultural Communications and Cultural Diversity
    This session will provide the practical knowledge and skills to enhance positive cross-cultural community relations. Participants will learn strategies that will aid in effectively managing police-community contacts. In addition, a range of issues will be examined affecting the ethical climate in organizations, and strategies for positive movement in that arena.
  • Intro to the Leadership Challenge
    Participants will have a thorough introduction and discussion of The Five Practices of Leadership and other similar leadership styles.


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

  • $800 Non-Member
  • $700 ILEA Member

Who Should Attend

All level employees: new supervisors; veteran supervisors interested in “sharpening their saw”; or “up and coming” future leaders; sworn and non-sworn employees.


Daily 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Overnight Accommodations

Hampton Inn and Suites
525 Plaza Drive
Trophy Club, TX  76262
PH: 682.831.1572
$99 per night plus tax*  

*When making reservation, please notify that you are attending a program held at Southlake PD

TCOLE Credit

Successful graduates of this course will receive 35 hours of Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) credit.

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Nondiscriminatory Policy

The Center for American and International Law does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected status in educational activities, scholarship programs or admissions.

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.

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