Leadership and Accountability for First-Line Supervisors


To provide a comprehensive overview of critical leadership and management issues for first-line supervisors or those seeking that position in the future. This training will provide the attendees with practical tools for their supervisor “tool belt”, based on years of real-life experience and expertise.


Your 32-Hours of Training Includes

Day 1 // 8 Hours

  • Leadership Styles
  • Morale
  • Common Leadership Failures


Day 2 // 8 Hours

  • Leadership Mindset
  • Accountability and Consistency
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Team Development


Day 3 // 8 Hours

  • Critical Thinking
  • Effective Communication and Conflict Resolution
  • Handling Difficult Employees


Day 4 // 8 Hours

  • Ethical Leadership
  • Liability Issues for Supervisors
  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Self Care and Wellness


Who Should Attend

F.T.O.’s, Corporals, Sergeants, Civilian Supervisors and Corrections Supervisors.



Charles Celano Retired Tustin Police ChiefChief Charles Celano (Ret.)
Chief Charles F Celano Jr is a retired 27-year veteran of the Tustin Police Department. He worked his way up through the ranks to the position of Chief of Police. Chief Celano started Chief Leadership in late 2018, after leaving his law enforcement career. Since that time, he has coached several leaders from public safety organizations, private companies, as well as non-profits. He has also developed comprehensive leadership development programs and provided consulting services to various organizations on topics, such as succession planning, strategic planning and workforce assessments.


Paul Garaven | Deputy Police Chief | Chief Leadership ConsultantDeputy Chief Paul Garaven (Ret.)
Deputy Chief Paul Garaven is a retired veteran of law enforcement with 30 years of dedicated service. Much of Paul’s career consisted of supervising and managing personnel across a broad spectrum. In addition, Paul served as an adjunct faculty member of the Criminal Justice Training Center at Golden West College for more than a decade, where he played a vital role in training hundreds of police officers.


Jun 03 - 06 2024


8:00 am - 5:00 pm






Billings Police Training Center
4810 Midland Rd, Billings, MT