Command Staff - Chiefs / Sheriffs

Command Staff - Chiefs / Sheriffs

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.
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May 25, 2011

Capt. named acting chief in NJ city

Police Chief Daniel Paton, who is retiring, will be replaced on at least an interim basis by Capt. Richard Diaz - Full Story
May 25, 2011

'Flash mobs' targeted by Chicago's top cop

Acting Police Supt. Garry McCarthy plans to target 'flash mobs' for mob of teens thieves who 'grab and run' on Michigan Avenue - Full Story
May 24, 2011

3 Seattle officers suspended for 'gutter language'

Chief imposes harsh suspensions for profanity used during traffic stop of two suspected gang members last year - Full Story
May 24, 2011

Tenn. Sheriff asks commission for deputy pay raises

Sheriff Jimmy 'J.J.' Jones noted that violence against law enforcement officers is increasing and 'these officers need to be compensated' - Full Story
May 22, 2011

Texas chief's philosophy: Shuffle top officers every two years

Police Chief Troy Riggs reassigns top cops to "cultivate fresh perspectives and diverse leaders" - Full Story
May 14, 2011

NC sheriff blames cheese for false drug test

Antonio Hernandez spent four days in jail before tests showed he was carrying food, not drugs. - Full Story
May 13, 2011

Ex-Ky. sheriff admits to taking kickbacks

As part of a plea agreement, Basil Lawrence Hodge, who had been the sheriff in Whitley County, accepted a 15 1/2-year federal prison sentence - Full Story
May 12, 2011
Critics call for Sheriff Joe to resign

Critics call for Sheriff Joe to resign

A recent investigation revealed evidence of corruption among Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's top commanders - Full Story
May 11, 2011

Finalists for Chief in Provo, Utah announced

By Donald W. Meyers The Salt Lake TribuneSaratoga Springs Police Chief Gary Hicken is among the finalists... - Full Story
May 10, 2011

Maine police chief explores new post

By Jen Lynds Bangor Daily NewsPRESQUE ISLE — It has been a month since Chief Matt Irwin, who has... - Full Story

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The Elephant in the Room The Elephant in the Room
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