MADISON COUNTY (September 24) – The Martin Police Department would like to announce Lt. James Hatler’s graduation from the Southeastern Leadership Academy Friday. Other local officers joining Hatler in graduating from the SELA include Weakley County Sheriff’s Capt. Terry McDade and Dresden Police Chief Chris Crocker.
Interactive instruction from top law enforcement personnel is just part of the new, five-week Southeastern Leadership Academy, formerly the Southeastern Command and Leadership Academy. Each week focuses around themed lessons: Foundations of Leadership/Leading Others, Leadership Skills, Building External Relationships, Employee/Internal Matters and Critical Issues. The academy, which is targeted toward middle management, will challenge participants to develop their leadership styles in order to become more effective and progressive leaders.