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How To Motivate Law Enforcement Officers

April 7, 2016

With the challenges facing our country, highly motivated law enforcement officers and respected law enforcement agencies are needed now more than ever in our communities. Motivated officers with strong ethics are the most important elements in the long-term success of a law enforcement agency. 

A War of Words

October 22, 2015

In the last 13 months, there have been some horrific murders of police officers that appear to have been at least spurred by the animosity toward police that flashed up after Ferguson and the Eric Garner incident in New York City.

No Cutting Corners…Please!

April 30, 2009
Police officers can be their own worst enemy. Do us all a favor and do not take the easy way out; it just makes for more work in the long run. There are several shortcut traps out there. Your FTO should tell you about them, but just in case….

Don't Make Me Lie for You

February 20, 2009

Go ahead and have a good time, but recall that cops do bring with them guns, edged weapons, and egos…this can be a volatile mix. Cool heads need to prevail.

Background Investigations and Secrets

February 6, 2009
If you have lived a tawdry past, then you should know that some astute investigator will find out during your background investigation. If you think that you have any disqualifiers in your past, do yourself a favor and do some research.

A Capital Success Story

February 1, 2002

According to media accounts, nearly 100 officers who joined the force during a 1989-90 recruitment drive-when background screening and standards were all but non-existent-were later charged with criminal wrongdoing.

Sharing the Truth

October 1, 2000

Does honesty apply to a department, or can a department retain its bragging rights?  Does it apply when it comes to sharing a full exchange of all information?  I think it should.

Police Recruits

August 1, 2000

Should applicants for jobs as police be held to a higher standard of moral character than is expected in other fields of employment? These re­cruits, after all, are just the mirror image of the society they will police. Is this pre­requisite fair, or even realistic?

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