Law Enforcement Leadership Academy Supervisor School

Leadership on the Front Line

This 40-hour program is geared toward frontline and newly promoted supervisors.

LELA Supervisor School is designed to equip frontline supervisors with the concepts and practical tools needed to effectively lead and supervise law enforcement personnel. The curriculum blends the KU Public Management Center’s award-winning supervisory leadership training with leading-edge law enforcement training to deliver highly engaging and relevant content that supervisors can put to immediate use in their departments.

Benefits include:

  • Enhancement of practical supervisory and leadership skills
  • Instruction from experienced law enforcement and subject matter experts recognized for excellent classroom instruction, practitioner wisdom, and engaging curriculum
  • Provision of new strategies to manage personnel effectively
  • Small cohort size, limited to approximately 30 students each session

LELA Supervisor School participants learn to:

  • Distinguish between leadership and authority
  • Human Resources training
  • Supervise and coach each employee more effectively
  • Motivate personnel
  • Write more effective annual performance evaluations
  • Build effective teams
  • Decision making
  • Resolve conflict constructively
  • Understand generations in the workplace


  • One week / 40 classroom hours
  • Offered twice each year at KLETC (Spring & Fall)
  • Sessions typically run from 8:00am - 4:00pm

Program Location:

Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center, 11009 S Hornet Rd, Hutchinson, KS»
Exact room location located on the Schedule page. >>


KU Public Management Center
1445 Jayhawk Blvd.
4060 Wescoe Hall
Lawrence, KS 66045


785-864-6864 | TDD: 800-766-3777

Fax: 785-864-5208

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