In-Person or Remote Class


Nov 14 - 15 2024


9:00 am - 4:00 pm




Ocean County Police Academy
659 Ocean Avenue, Lakewood, NJ 08701


  • Lt. Joe Pangaro
    Lt. Joe Pangaro

    Joseph Pangaro is a retired 27-year veteran police officer, retiring at the rank of Lieutenant in 2013. Lt. Pangaro was the lead training instructor of his police agency and certified as an instructor by the NJ Police Training Commission. Lt Pangaro was trained in school Security Assessments by the Dept. of Homeland Security. Lt. Pangaro is also a trained and certified Crime prevention officer who continues to train police officers at police academies throughout the Northeast. Lt. Pangaro has built the curriculum for school security training programs including “Plan and Prepare” and “Planning the Active Shooter Drill”. These programs are based on his experience as a police training officer and delivered to hundreds of police officers and schools in the region. He has also created multiple training programs, both classroom and hands on based, designed for the school, law enforcement and business communities on topics of safety and security, proper investigations, anti-drug awareness, cyber bullying, interview skills and violence response.

Supervision, Leadership, & Mentoring

For the Newly-Promoted Sergeant or Lieutenant

This 2-day course is designed to prepare the newly promoted Sergeant or Lieutenant to better serve the officers in their command

This course will provide concepts and tactics of solid leadership and mentoring practices:

  • The Critical Shift,
  • The rigors of leadership,
  • Leading as an executive,
  • How to help employees overcome deficits,
  • Dealing with a difficult employee,
  • Interpersonal relationships,
  • Setting standards,
  • Enforcing guidelines with compassion,
  • Setting and monitoring standards and expectations,
  • Leading and managing crisis situations and critical incidents.


The course will emphasize situational analysis as a supervisor.  Supervisors will also be instructed how to handle: shift responsibilities, citizen complaints, uniform inspections, documentation practices, employee reviews.  Segments will be given on presentations, training, conducting a proper briefing and MOI practices and public relations.

Paying via Purchase Order: CLICK HERE (we will send an invoice within 24 hours)

Paying via Credit Card: CONTINUE BELOW (Discounts are available for training subscribers, HIDTA members, or officers funding their own training. Contact for discount codes and for more information.)

Book Event

Remote Ticket
Available Tickets: 20

Select this ticket if student will attend training via Zoom. The viewing link, an electronic training manual, and handouts will be sent via email.

The "Remote Ticket" ticket is sold out. You can try another ticket or another date.
In-Person Ticket
Available Tickets: 25

Select this ticket if student will attend training at the venue. A printed manual, handouts, snacks, and beverages will be given to all attendees.

The "In-Person Ticket" ticket is sold out. You can try another ticket or another date.
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