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How Police Leaders Can Get the Best Work from Their Officers

Research suggests that empowerment is an important vehicle for improving service delivery and performance.

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Law Enforcement Consortiums: The New Face of Records Management

How can agencies survive budget costs and diminishing resources while still keeping their communities safe? Consortiums are quickly becoming the answer.

How To Develop a Policy

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

Lead Your Way to a Successful Department

Effective leadership can inspire employees to become invested in your agency, ensuring organizational success.

Four Hard Truths in Leadership

Stumbling blocks can hamper supervisors' efforts, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't keep trying.

Risk Management for Law Enforcement

Law enforcement agencies and officers face considerable liability when things go bad during operations, so mitigating this risk is critically important.

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.

Cop 101 Never Goes Out of Style

As a supervisor, making sure that policies and procedures are being followed should be part of your daily routine. Following these protocols creates a baseline that gives you much needed consistency during any operation. That baseline is what I call Cop 101.

Having Skin in the Game

Have you ever been in a situation where you were trying to find out why something happened and you got nowhere? Nobody cared because no one was holding them accountable.

Three Strikes and You're Out

I document my attempts to seek people's cooperation and move on. It's my "If it's not important to you, it's not important to me" axiom.