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Seminar Title:  
Building the Leader Within: Leadership and Management Skills

DATES:  4/3/2023 through 4/5/2023


LOCATION:  Texas City Police Department - 1004 9th Avenue North, Texas City, TX  77590

HOTEL:  Holiday Inn Express and Suites Texas City - Texas City, TX  409-986-6700
$99.00 single/$109 Double
Book Room Online Here

COURSE REGISTRATION FEE:  $475.00 Includes all training materials, and a Certificate of Completion.

Instructor Bio

Don Haley Professor Don V. Haley runs the Criminal Justice program at Tidewater Community College’s Virginia Beach Campus. Professor Haley’s ability to combine theory with practicality arises from his vast educational and work experience in the areas of law enforcement. Professor Haley’s educational background consists of a BA in Criminology (Cum Laude) from Saint Leo College, an MPA in Justice Administration (4.0 GPA) from Troy State University, as well as other post graduate research methods courses. Don Haley is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps. He also served as a correctional officer at Saint Brides Correctional Institute, a Virginia Beach deputy sheriff, Chesapeake and Virginia Beach police officer, and Virginia Beach police detective. In 1995, Don received the “Detective of the Year Award” for the 4th precinct, with the Virginia Beach Police Department. Don served as an adjunct professor at Virginia Wesleyan College from 1997-2008 in their criminal justice program. Don was “Voir dired” as an expert witness on a capital murder case in the 34th Judicial District Court in El Paso, Texas in 2008. Professor Haley’s law enforcement recognitions include the “Chamber of Commerce” award, Drug Enforcement Incentive Award, two Class Act awards, two Star Performer awards, and others. Professor Haley works contractually with theDistance Education Accrediting Commission, serving as a subject matter expert in criminal justice.
Professor Haley has researched and taught college students, law enforcement agencies, military personnel, business corporations, NCAA college athletes, and medical personnel in the latest advancements in the areas of neuroscience, brain chemistry, and psychology. Professor Haley reveals significant insight into the brain and its impact on behavior and cognitive functions in human beings. 

Pre-Payment is not required to register or attend IN-PERSON seminars. Pre-payment is required for WEBINARS and ONLINE COURSES.


Course Objectives

This course is designed to build a foundation of knowledge essential for Law Enforcement leadership and management. The establishment of elite teamwork, effectual collaboration, and effective communication will be examined and explored. We will discuss the importance of utilizing and developing situational awareness, self-awareness, and personal accountability,while leading through organizational change in a constantly changing environment.


Explore the many avenues of guidelines for making right decisions.

• Display an advanced level of knowledge and skills of leadership

• Exhibit critical-thinking process to further the profession.

• Establish the value ofthe profession to the community.

• Understand and evaluate current and future issues and trends in basic principles of leadership and the characteristics of the effective transformational leader.

Gain an understanding of our own strengths and weaknesses via the DISC personality assessment, while learning to appreciate others’ unique capabilities and growth areas.

• Appreciate the appropriate use of power in providing first line supervision in policing.

• Learn effective concepts dealing with time management and situational leadership.

• Leave this course witha renewed commitment to the importance of both adhering to and providing an environment dedicated to ethical leadership of ourselves, our subordinates, the communities we serve.



Participants must be prepared to participate in interactive classroom exercises. In addition to lecture and discussion, participants are expected to record key information onthe participant handout materials and take personal notes.

             Throughout the program participants will be involved in individual and group activities where they apply the concepts being presented in class and share their findings by presenting their individual or group’s ideas and applications to the rest ofthe class.  Thus, all participants will derive the added benefits of learning from each other and enhance their understanding and appreciation of each other.

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