Pulaski County Sheriff Greg Speck has announced that a Detective Lieutenant assigned to the Criminal Investigation Division of the Pulaski County Sheriff's Office recently completed an advanced leadership training course at the Academy of Police Supervision at the Department of Criminal Justice Training in Richmond, Kentucky.
On September 30, 2016 Governor Matt Bevin presented Lt. Bobby Jones with his graduation certificate from the Academy.
Lieutenant Bobby Jones attended a three week, 122-hour leadership course developed for Lieutenants and First Line Supervisors. Lieutenant Jones, an eighteen-year veteran law enforcement officer, serves as the Commander of the Criminal Investigation Division of the Pulaski County Sheriff's Office.
The Academy of Police Supervision is an intensive leadership course that consists of practical based exercises designed to develop or enhance supervisory abilities. Topics covered in Lt. Jones's training included: Situational Leadership, Emotional and Social Intelligence, Generational and Diversity Issues, Public Speaking, Leading Change, Problem Solving and Decision Making, Ethics, Application of Critical Thinking Concepts, Team Building, Emotional Survival, Administrative Law including Sexual Harassment, FMLA, ADA and USERRA; Legal Issues including the Disciplinary Process and Liability.
According to Sheriff Speck, “we have a command structure in place and one of our goals with the Sheriff’s Office is to make sure that we continually train and develop the leaders who supervise other Deputies and Detectives that work in Pulaski County. We have other supervisors who will be attending leadership classes this year and next year as those classes become available”.