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How to Deal with the Negative Side of Leadership
How To Develop a Policy

How To Develop a Policy

Do your research and follow an outline to create a fleshed out protocol that benefits your agency and officers.

May 2, 2018

The Leadership Style Myth

The Leadership Style Myth

It's not about pitting one style against another, but using a style that will work best in each situation.

December 4, 2017

Two Management Keys for Small Unit Leadership
Four Hard Truths in Leadership
Learn to Love Chaos

Learn to Love Chaos

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

August 7, 2017

Preparedness, Not Paranoia

Preparedness, Not Paranoia

We must be prepared to deal with danger but not feed into our emotions. Fear makes us irrational. Police officers cannot afford to be irrational.

June 10, 2017

Your Role as a Supervisor

Your Role as a Supervisor

Just doing your job is not enough. You have to fulfill your role as a supervisor, which encompasses much more.

April 10, 2017

Developing Managerial Effectiveness

Developing Managerial Effectiveness

Managerial effectiveness includes skills such as time management, strategic thinking, and decision-making. The challenge for any supervisor is to develop relevant skills in order to be more effective.

March 13, 2017

Self-Discipline

Self-Discipline

Not too long ago, I was asked to identify the one leadership characteristic that rises above all others as the most important. Though I was intrigued by the question and was prepared to give it a great deal of thought, I came up with an answer almost immediately. It was a trait instilled in me while serving in the military: self-discipline.

February 7, 2017

Don't Be an Idea Person

Don't Be an Idea Person

It's been said that ideas are a dime a dozen but the people who implement them are priceless. As a supervisor, you get to decide whether you're worth more than a dime.

October 6, 2016

Lead, Don't Blame

Lead, Don't Blame

In today's world there are supervisors who act to protect themselves from the fear of failing, the fear of confrontation, and the fear of dealing with their own mediocrity.

July 8, 2016

Taking Charge of Yourself

Taking Charge of Yourself

Supervisors often hear that they are to lead by example, but what does that really mean? You are the first person who has to obey in order to comply with the very things you demand of others.

March 2, 2016

Order of Operations

Order of Operations

Let's take a look at each paragraph individually and see how the Marine Corps' planning format might be used in planning a law enforcement operation or project.

January 28, 2016

Your Leadership Roles

Your Leadership Roles

You're kidding yourself if you think that you will ever have a fully trained and motivated command. You are a trainer, a coach, and if you care about the future, a mentor. In reality, each has its own role, specific purpose, and desired outcome.

November 17, 2015

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