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Boston Police Supervisors to Get Pay Raise

July 16, 2010
The highest-ranking supervisors in the Boston Police Department are expected to receive 14 percent salary boosts, which city officials say is necessary to keep their pay on par with that of the officers they oversee.

NYPD Officer Saves His Sergeant's Life by Defying Her Orders

July 7, 2010
NYPD Officer James Atkins disobeyed a direct order from his sergeant - and it saved her life. Sgt. Grevirlene Kersellius, 42, was recovering from a brain aneurysm at Roosevelt Hospital on Tuesday, her prognosis good, because Atkins insisted on rushing her to the hospital when she complained of a bad headache.

Deputy Who Helped End Oakland Ambush Honored at Sheriffs' Conference

June 29, 2010
Pope said he was reluctant at first to accept the award, but embraced it when he realized it would be shared with fellow officers involved in the Oakland ambush.

Former NOPD Supervisor Admits Katrina Shooting Cover Up

February 25, 2010
Admitting a cover-up of shocking breadth, a former New Orleans police supervisor pleaded guilty to a federal obstruction charge on Wednesday, confessing that he participated in a conspiracy to justify the shooting of six unarmed people after Hurricane Katrina that was hatched not long after police stopped firing their weapons.

The Peter Principle

February 12, 2010

It's critical that only the best warriors get promoted up the ranks in law enforcement. Wearing sergeant's stripes or lieutenant's bars on your uniform has to be about more than just time served or passing a test.

Miami-Dade PD Green Fund Under Fire

February 11, 2010
The Florida Environmental Task Force Trust Fund was set up a decade ago to fight environmental crimes. Since then, the fund overseen by the county police department has spent more than $5 million — with half of that coming in the past three years.

St. Louis Police Kept Seized Cash that Should Have Been Returned

December 19, 2008
For years, St. Louis police wrongly kept and earned interest on millions of dollars seized in the arrests of suspects, the department admitted Wednesday. It amassed a cache of up to about $6 million.

Lonely, But Not Alone

May 1, 2007

Probably the biggest mistake that leaders make is not properly using the other leadership resources at their disposal. We have a chain of command in law enforcement for a reason.

The "Moto" and How to Get It

January 1, 2007

A recent e-mail from a reader asked me how a leader brings out the highest levels of motivation from police officers. It seems like a great topic to write about.

Back to the Basics

November 1, 2006

The implications of football in American life run deep. Football is analogous to many things: warfare, battle, teamwork, discipline, mental toughness, physical courage, strategy, tactics, and of course, leadership.

What Police Officers Need

September 1, 2006

"Forward then. Forward! Let us go forward without fear into the future and let us dread naught when duty calls." - Sir Winston Churchill

Self Sacrifice

July 1, 2006

"Let us stop being selfish…to the ideas of the common good and of our existence, everything must be sacrificed." —General Jose de San Martin

Team Leadership

May 1, 2006

"The important thing to recognize is that it takes a team, and the team ought to get credit for the wins and the losses." - Philip Caldwell

On Leading Cops and Two-Year-Olds

April 1, 2006

Most of us are leaders in some facet of our lives. Any police officer who doesn't think of himself or herself as a leader is just plain wrong. I doubt that a cop who is also a parent could argue being a parent isn't about leadership, because it most certainly is.

To Lead and Serve

February 1, 2006

"The Leader must himself believe that willing obedience beats forced obedience, and that he can get this only by really knowing what should be done." - Xenophon, 360 BC

Leadership on a (Time) Budget

January 1, 2006

"Time is neutral, but it can be made the ally of those who will seize it and use it to the full." — Sir Winston Churchill

Leadership and Laughter

December 1, 2005

"Laughter gives us distance. It allows us to step back from an event, deal with it, and then move on." — Bob Newhart

Can Leadership and Friendship Co-Exist?

November 1, 2005

You can't call a relationship "friendship" until it has gone through adversity and you know that the person is really your friend. That can also be applied to leadership.

Preparing for the "Big One"

September 1, 2005

Only you know your leadership situation. Whether you are the chief of police or an officer on the beat, you should know your area of responsibility and what is required of you when the "big one" hits, whatever that catastrophe may be.

Leadership Q and A

August 1, 2005

Sgt. Mark Stainbrook was recently interviewed by a fellow officer. Here he shares his answers to questions about leadership.

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