Establishing programs, setting expectations, and providing access to relevant resources that support the psychological and physiological wellbeing of officers is critical to the success of the individual and agency and must be treated as a top priority by the entire chain of command.
October 7, 2021
If companies can predict consumer behavior with considerable accuracy, is it outside the realm of possibility that the same could be done for criminal behavior?
June 18, 2018
If you can't make order out of chaos, then you shouldn't be a supervisor.
August 7, 2017
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
If you are to be taken seriously as a law enforcement officer, you must develop both your sense of curiosity and your sense of urgency.
September 2, 2016
The 21-foot rule originated 33 years ago in Salt Lake City as a reaction time experiment by Lt. Dennis Tueller, but it is entirely unjustifiable to dismiss it as an "outdated concept."
May 4, 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.
April 7, 2016
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
Because police training is in the news we thought it was a good time to ask veteran officers and trainers how they would improve law enforcement training and make it more effective. The following is collected from the comments of more than a dozen sources.
April 29, 2015
Unfortunately, many officers fail to meet the required standards and may find their on-the-job training program to be an insurmountable hurdle. Consequently, many officers are terminated or quit while involved in this process.
May 18, 2010