Sheriff Mike Moore would like to announce that the latest Leadership class at the Boone County Sheriff’s Office has completed. The latest graduates are: Nick Burleson, Richard Rowe, Cameron Pace, Levi Lowery, Gabe Fowler, Ben Crow, Josh Smith, John Brothers, Linda Smith, Trella Bensal, Brent Jones, Amanda Howard, Kaleigh Flowers, Steve Robison and John Langert.
Each new employee to the Sheriff’s Office attends a 10 hour class taught by Sheriff Moore or other supervisors in the office, that consists of reading the book “The World’s Most Powerful Leadership Principle, How to be Become a Servant Leader” by James C. Hunter. The class includes the study of each chapter and filling out study materials developed by Sheriff Moore and lots of class discussion.
All other employees at the Sheriff’s Office and Jail have already been through this leadership class and received completion certificates.
The Leadership Classes principles are that Servant leaders should know that providing for people and engaging hearts and minds foster a workforce that understands the benefits of striving for the greater good. This principle emphasizes on building authority – not power; exerting influence – not intimidation. Each person is taught to provide for other people so they may have the tools, understanding and encouragement to strive for the greater good of the whole work environment.
Sheriff Moore offers congratulations to this class and all the classes for their participation and completion. This training has, over time, changed how our employees view their basic purpose in the workforce and has contributed to a more unified working partnership.