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<p><em>Photo: Getty Images</em></p>

How to Succeed as a First-time Supervisor  

September 5, 2017

By William Harvey

Prepare for a leadership role by acquiring the skills and training you'll need.

<p><em>Photo: Anthony Sherman, President of Genesis Group</em></p>

Accessing and Drawing the Tools on Your Belt  

September 5, 2017

By Dave Young

When it comes to your duty belt, the most important question is whether you can get to what you need when you need it.

<p>Running drills are just one part of this law enforcement fitness program. <em>Photo courtesy of Cranberry Township, PA Police Department.</em></p>

Incentives and Volunteers  

August 7, 2017

By Darnell Dinkins

A Pennsylvania police department's voluntary fitness program is motivating officers and helping build community.

<p>Training wearing full gear in the water will help officers prepare to swim with extra weight should they need to do so in the field.<em> Photo by Dave Young.</em></p>

Make Your Training Real  

August 7, 2017

By Dave Young

If your defensive tactics training doesn't reproduce the conditions you will face on the street, then you are training to fail.

Learn to Love Chaos  

August 7, 2017

By Amaury Murgado

If you can't make order out of chaos, then you shouldn't be a supervisor.

<p>Be honest with yourself about what you think went wrong during the promotion process so you can learn from your mistakes. (Photo: Getty Images)</p>

How To Deal With Being Passed Over for Promotion  

August 3, 2017

By Amaury Murgado

For those seeking promotion, there is always the possibility of not getting one. Although when you don't get the promotion it might seem like the end of the world, it isn't.

Briefing Skills  

July 10, 2017

By Amaury Murgado

Effectively providing information in a briefing requires choosing the right presentation method for a given audience.

<p>Grabbing the bill of a suspect&#39;s cap is one of many methods of taking advantage of clothing during an arrest. (Photo: POLICE File)</p>

Cloth Handles for Arrest and Control  

July 10, 2017

By Al Abidin and Greg McNamee

If you know how to take advantage of what a suspect wears, you can use these handles to help get him or her into handcuffs.

<p>Photo: POLICE File</p>

Assessing Your Education Options  

July 7, 2017

By Ronnie Garrett

Students need to seek out educational opportunities that hit a variety of learning styles—all programs (whether in a classroom or online) are not created equal.

<p>Photo by Lawrence Heiskell.</p>

The Twist That Saves Lives  

June 15, 2017

By David Griffith

Not that long ago any police commander who was buying tourniquets for officers and urging their use when appropriate would have been thought reckless. But now more officers are carrying these life-saving devices on duty.

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