Sergeant Scott Adkins of the West Liberty
Police Department graduated the Academy of Police Supervision at the
Department of Criminal Justice Training in Richmond, Kentucky on May
25th, 2007. Sergeant Adkins is the first West Liberty Officer to
attend the Academy and brings additional standards of professional
expectations to his agency.
The Academy of Police Supervision is a three week course designed to
participate in lectures, class assignments and scenario based exercises
that are designed to enhance the student's ability to perform at the
supervisor's level in their agency.
Curriculum topics include: Managing Change, Problem
Solving/Decision Making, Ethics, Monitoring Officer Performance,
Conflict resolution, Written Communications, Legal Issues, Critical
Incidents, Crime Analysis, Role of the Supervisor, Situational
Leadership, Interpersonal Communications, Small Unit Budgeting, Team
Building Exercises, Public Speaking, and Discipline Process.