The Command Staff - Chiefs / Sheriffs topic gives police leadership news and information to help them lead their troops despite shrinking budgets and increasing scrutiny from the public and the media. This topic also gives the patrol officer an avenue to prepare themselves for a rise through the ranks.
If rioting involves businesses being looted and burned, our brothers and sisters in the big red trucks will be summoned — and any FD or EMS response in the hot zone will require a dedicated police presence to protect the responders - Full Story
We talk with St. Louis County Police spokesperson Sgt. Brian Schellman on why unified command was activated prior to the grand jury decision in Ferguson rather than after as originally planned. A PoliceOne exclusive interview.