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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June 04, 2015
A new chief’s guide to updating the P&P manual Rob Hall - Chief's Office

A new chief’s guide to updating the P&P manual

As with any official document that represents the department, thoroughly review every aspect of the P&P manual at your new agency, and ensure it is updated and tailored to your department - Full Story
June 03, 2015
3 things cops can do to prevent K-9 hot car deaths Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - Be Advised...

3 things cops can do to prevent K-9 hot car deaths

Just as we lose too many officers to trees and phone poles in completely avoidable single-vehicle crashes, the sad truth is that police dogs die in hot cars all too frequently — we must end than problem now - Full Story
May 29, 2015
What are the most common struggles in the life of a cop? P1 Community - The Question

What are the most common struggles in the life of a cop?

A question posted recently on Quora asked, “What are the most common problems in the life of a... - Full Story
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



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Command Staff - Chiefs / Sheriffs Columnists

Ethics in Law Enforcement Ethics in Law Enforcement
with Dr. Bruce Bayley
Perspectives on Policing Perspectives on Policing
with Loraine Burger