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Tactical Leadership

When seconds count, decisions matter!

Feb. 19, 2019
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuition:  Free
ILEAS Training Center
1701 East Main St.
Urbana, IL 61802
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This course is certified by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board.

Training Mandates

This course meets state guidelines for the following mandated subject areas:

  • Use of Force  (annual)
  • Civil Rights  (every 3 yrs.)
  • Constitutional & Proper Use of Authority  (every 3 yrs.)
  • Cultural Competency  (every 3 yrs.)
  • Procedural Justice  (every 3 yrs.)


This one-day course will provide first line supervisors and command staff with essential tools for leading officers in the field and managing critical incidents.  Tactical Leadership addresses the skills necessary to establish a cohesive and forward thinking team and ready them for success on the street.  Video footage of actual critical incidents will be viewed, analyzed and discussed in order to develop a workable understanding of how to manage an event to a successful conclusion.

This course is constantly evolving, incorporating current events and relevant supporting material that meet the professional needs of law enforcement supervisors.


  • Apply leadership skills to address common officer issues
  • Communicate effectively within the team
  • Identify essential components necessary for supervisory success in the field
  • Maintain discipline and prevent officer misconduct
  • Decision making and productive actions during critical incidents
  • Open discussion on pre-mortem strategies
  • Respond professionally to community perceptions and expectations
  • The three critical failures of frontline leadership
  • Apply policies, procedures, and tactical skills to resolve major police events
  • Case studies and analysis of actual critical incidents


Jim Schlicher, Sergeant (Ret.)
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