chapter  1
Supervision
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I Transition to First-Line Supervisor The first-line supervisor is at the organizational focal point between line officers and other police managers. It is important to learn the positive aspects of reaching the position of firstline supervisor and also be able to understand why the first-line supervisor’s position is not for everyone by examining the negative aspects of the position. Good supervisors do not just happen; they must be cultivated. The first-line supervisor has become an important part of management who is responsible for improving the quality of work life.