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William Harvey

William Harvey

William "Bill" Harvey is currently serving as chief of police in south central Pennsylvania. He retired from the Savannah (Ga.) Police Department where he worked assignments in training, patrol, and CID. Harvey has more than 25 years of experience working with recruits, rookies, and FTOs.

Blog - Careers - April 2011

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<p><em><strong>At 109 yards, Hole No. 7 at Pebble Beach is the shortest hole is U.S. history, yet players must contend with high winds. Photo via Flickr (Simonds).</strong></em></p>

Are the Elements of Your Life In Balance?  

April 19, 2011
I'd compare your life foundation to a table with four legs holding it steady. What are the four legs? Family, faith, friends and vocation. Let's explore them to help you achieve balance.

Proofread Your Reports  

April 14, 2011
Once you have labored over a lengthy report, stop if you can. Grab a coffee, sit back down and read it as a neutral party, from the 10,000-foot level. Try to disassociate yourself from your product and read it critically. Don't give it a quick blush over; read it.
<p>Photo: Flickr (bitzcelt).</p>

Financial Planning: Think Twice Before You Spend  

April 4, 2011
Watching younger officers entering long-term financial obligations such as homes, credit or vehicles worries me greatly. Research the stability of your job during the next two to three budget cycles before you ink any contracts.
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