The Leading Authority For Campus Public Safety

First-Line Supervisor Institute 2019 - Leadership Series

Event Details

Location: University of Maryland, College Park, MD
Region: Mid Atlantic
Type: Training
Timezone: EST
Start Date: January 8, 2019, 8:00 am
End Date: January 11, 2019, 5:00 pm

Length of class: 3.5 days; in-person

Cost: Members: $749. After the December 1 early-bird deadline, the member rate is $829. 

Non-members: $999. After the December 1 early-bird deadline, the non-member rate is $1,079. 

Registration is open. Courses are deliberately kept small. Register early to guaranatee a seat! 

Audience: corporals, sergeants, or those serving as a first-line supervisor/about to be promoted to first-line supervisors. Participants can be sworn or non-sworn, work at public or private/2-year or 4-year institutions.

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Topics to be covered:

  • Personality assessment (day 1)
  • Leadership styles (day 1)
  • Making the transition from officer to supervisor (day 2)
  • Performance management of subordinates (day 2)
  • Impact of first-line supervision on morale & departmental perception of line officers (day 3)
  • Managing Implicit Bias (day 3)
  • De-escalation techniques for supervisors (day 3)
  • Managing critical incidents (day 4)

The development team consists primarily of three campus chiefs/directors with PhDs, who are actively engaged in the writing of the curriculum and in the presentations that will occur.


IACLEA is pleased to welcome exceptional trainers for our inaugural institute:

Meloyde R. Batten-Mickens, PhD, currently serves as the Director of Facilities Operations at Prince George’s Community College (Maryland), where she has the opportunity to align operation response planning, facility infrastructure support, team professional development, and organizational development to promote student and community success. She has more than twenty years of progressive experience in planning emergency management programs including public safety, people management, communication strategies, and organizational leadership.

Lewis A. Eakins, PhD, CPP has more than 35 years of law enforcement, private investigations, security consulting, and emergency management experience. He is currently the Chief Security Officer & Director of Public Safety at IACLEA member institution Idaho State University with overall responsibilities for patrol operations, the dispatch center, emergency management, CCTV & card access systems, and parking enforcement. Read more about Director Eakins...

Jack Moorman, PhD. Chief Moorman has served as the North Carolina State University Police Chief since July1, 2011. He previously worked with the City of Raleigh Police Department from 1987 to 2006, where he served as a Patrolman, a K-9 Officer, a Community Policing Officer, a Drugs and Vice Investigator, a Patrol Sergeant, a K-9 Sergeant, a Community Policing Sergeant, a Warrant Squad Sergeant, an Administrative Lieutenant, and a District Captain.  He has been employed by the North Carolina State University Police Department since 2006, where he has been the Emergency Communication Center Director and Support Services Division Commander (Captain). He is Southeast Regional Director for IACLEA. 

Brett Parson has served in the Metropolitan Police Department, in Washington D.C., (MPDC) for nearly 25 years and been involved in law enforcement for more than 30 years. He is currently assigned to the executive office of the chief of police, where he oversees the department's Special Liaison Branch.  He returned to this position in December 2017, after a short detail to the MPDC's Academy, where he oversaw several special projects for the chief of police, to include over-hauling the Field Training Officer Program, developing and implementing a training, mentoring, and leadership program for newly promoted First-Line Supervisors, and training experienced and probationary officers and supervisors in the field. 

Assistant Vice-President for Student Life/Chief of Police John Vinson has led the IACLEA and CALEA Accredited University of Washington Police Department (UWPD) as chief of police since February 2009. With more than 23 years of law enforcement experience, Chief Vinson holds a Ph.D. in Public Administration from Western Michigan University and is a graduate of the FBI National Academy. Dr. Vinson has conducted numerous leadership and related law enforcement seminars and workshops for management, supervisory, support staff and customer service employees. Other experience includes being directly responsible for and working with other public and private agencies in the areas of strategic planning, organizational analysis and efficiency studies, leadership development, team building and change facilitation. He is currently the General Chair of the IACP University and College Police Section, which serves on the board of directors for the IACP.  He is also on the executive board for IACLEA, having served as a Director at Large, and currently is the President-Elect. 

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