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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

New York City Police Department | Evaluated Learning Experience

Sergeant's Development Course

Formerly Basic Leadership Course; Sergeant's Leadership Course
Course Category: 
177 hours (5 weeks); includes 35 hours field training.
130-30 28th Avenue, College Point, NY
October 2009 - Present.
Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: describe the role of the first-line supervisor; identify and explain principles of effective supervision and apply them to situations commonly encountered by a first-line supervisor.


Major topics include: leadership styles; supervisory skills; team building; legal issues for supervisors; policing strategies; conducting roll calls; posting platoons; desk officer duties; cultural awareness; report writing; computer systems training on applications used by the New York City Police Department.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 2 semester hours in Law Enforcement Supervision AND 1 semester hour in the upper division baccalaureate category in Personnel Management (10/09) (10/14 revalidation) (10/19 revalidation). NOTE: To view course exhibits prior to October 2009, please contact NCCRS.