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 19, 2015
Is this police grant the right fit? When to pass or pursue an application Linda Gilbertson - Grant Application First Aid Kit

Is this police grant the right fit? When to pass or pursue an application

Being the grants go-to person means you will be responsible for many decisions made — beginning with whether or not to even pursue the opportunity - Full Story
May 14, 2015
Applying to be police chief? Use these 5 resume-writing tips Rob Hall - Chief's Office

Applying to be police chief? Use these 5 resume-writing tips

If taking the next step in your career is becoming a chief of police somewhere, even getting an interview largely depends on your resume — here are five keys to successful resume-writing for police executives - Full Story
May 14, 2015
Applying for chief: How to write a winning cover letter Rob Hall - Chief's Office

Applying for chief: How to write a winning cover letter

A cover letter can very well make the difference between getting an interview in the first place or having your application placed in the administrative equivalent of the “circular file” - Full Story
May 08, 2015
RISE Award nominee: New chief turns around troubled department, builds trust Loraine Burger - Perspectives on Policing

RISE Award nominee: New chief turns around troubled department, builds trust

Chief Eric Blanchard immediately demonstrated a commitment to transparency and accountability that earned the trust of his officers and his communty - Full Story
May 07, 2015
Why followership is as important as police leadership Barry Reynolds - Leadership, Management, and Policing

Why followership is as important as police leadership

Just as we expect our best leaders to be highly competent, credible, and genuine, we also expect those traits from the best followers - Full Story
May 07, 2015
8 principles J. Edgar Hoover can teach police about leadership Lt. Dan Marcou - Blue Knights

8 principles J. Edgar Hoover can teach police about leadership

Study of J. Edgar Hoover’s life reveals that he was one of the most successful leaders in law enforcement history, regularly demonstrated the following traits of great leadership - Full Story
May 06, 2015
RISE Award nominee: 'Cops and barbers' brings black community and law enforcement together Loraine Burger - Perspectives on Policing

RISE Award nominee: 'Cops and barbers' brings black community and law enforcement together

The meeting helps teach the community how to respond to police contacts in different scenarios, and it gives law enforcement the opportunity to better understand the black community - Full Story
April 24, 2015
Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D. - Passion for the Job

"Choke-hold law:" How chiefs can combat ill-informed legislative police policies

Chief Steven Casstevens spoke at ILEETA 2015, urging leaders to stay aware of efforts in legislatures across the country that are making ill-informed policy decisions for local police - Full Story
April 23, 2015
4 easy ways police chiefs can build rapport for effective community policing Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D. - Passion for the Job

4 easy ways police chiefs can build rapport for effective community policing

When dealing with the public or attending public meetings, there are simple things you can do to build better relationships - Full Story
April 02, 2015
Why you're not ready to be chief (and how you can be) Rob Hall - Chief's Office

Why you're not ready to be chief (and how you can be)

Here are two things you can do to prepare yourself to be a more knowledgeable — and therefore more attractive — candidate for the position - Full Story



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