CONWAY OFFICER COMPLETES MANAGEMENT COURSE

by Christian Mower on February 25, 2012

A RANKING OFFICER WITH THE CONWAY POLICE DEPARTMENT HAS SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED A COMPREHENSIVE TWO WEEK TRAINING PROGRAM FOR POLICE SUPERVISORS AT THE JUSTICE SYSTEM TRAINING AND RESEARCH INSTITUTE AT ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY IN BRISTOL, RHODE ISLAND.

SGT. GEORGE WALKER – THE SENIOR PATROL SERGEANT FOR CONWAY – ATTENDED THE COMMAND TRAINING SERIES MID MANAGEMENT COURSE EARLIER IN FEBRUARY.

WHILE HE USED THE LATEST SPREADSHEETS FOR BUDGETING, WALKER SAYS THERE WAS HEAVY EMPHASIS DURING THE COURSE ON LEADING AND MANAGING PERSONNEL, INCLUDING UNDERSTANDING EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE AND HOW TO EFFECTIVELY USE DIFFERENT APPROACHES TO COMMUNICATE.

WALKER SAYS CASE STUDIES WERE USED DURING THE COURSE AND HE WAS KEPT BUSY WITH OUT OF CLASS WORK THAT INCLUDED PREPARATION OF PRESENTATIONS AND PROJECTS.

OTHER TOPICS DISCUSSED INCLUDED PROBLEM SOLVING, DISCIPLINARY ISSUES AND ETHICAL DECISION-MAKING.