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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August 07, 2015
Following Ferguson, police leaders must build diverse departments Patricia Thompson - Instructional Leadership

Following Ferguson, police leaders must build diverse departments

The healing so essential in cities all across the country will come about only through transparency, communication, and embracing the benefits of diversity - Full Story
August 07, 2015
4 lessons from Ferguson on how cops should communicate with the public Duane Wolfe - The Warrior's Path

4 lessons from Ferguson on how cops should communicate with the public

Ferguson taught us that in this era of instant information, we need to quickly use the tools that are available to us to educate and inform those we serve - Full Story
August 04, 2015
Why chiefs and legislators must work together on pending laws Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D. - Passion for the Job

Why chiefs and legislators must work together on pending laws

Chief Steven Casstevens of the Buffalo Grove (Ill.) Police Department urged police leaders to interact with line officers to inform them of potentially adverse pending legislation, and ask them how the proposal would affect their ability to do their job - Full Story
August 04, 2015
4 ways police leaders can better communicate with the community Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D. - Passion for the Job

4 ways police leaders can better communicate with the community

Building bridges — or rebuilding them — isn’t likely to happen if we wait for our citizenry to start the process, so we need to create a safe place for a conversation, and do that with skill and salesmanship - Full Story
August 04, 2015
How small town chiefs can connect with the 'hidden public' Rob Hall - Chief's Office

How small town chiefs can connect with the 'hidden public'

How police leaders can locate and establish relationships with the “hidden” population in a small town - Full Story
July 29, 2015
Rapid Response: Prepare for unrest following murder indictment in Ohio OIS Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - Be Advised...

Rapid Response: Prepare for unrest following murder indictment in Ohio OIS

Too often in the post-Ferguson era we’ve seen public protests turned into violent clashes with burned buildings and injured persons on both sides of the fray - Full Story
July 24, 2015
How Las Vegas Metro PD got ahead of OIS and UOF controversies Karen L. Bune - Criminals, Victims, and Cops

How Las Vegas Metro PD got ahead of OIS and UOF controversies

Cooperation, collaboration, and honest communication between police and the community can prove fruitful in enhancing police/community relations and reducing officer-involved shootings - Full Story
July 10, 2015
How Cuomo's order to increase civilian oversight could backfire badly Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - Be Advised...

How Cuomo's order to increase civilian oversight could backfire badly

The order signed this week by New York’s governor obviously has the most immediate impact on law enforcers in that state, but it is a harbinger of what may happen in other states across the country - Full Story
July 08, 2015
Is your police agency’s CEW policy dangerously restrictive? Kevin Sailor - Less Lethal Tactics and Training

Is your police agency’s CEW policy dangerously restrictive?

Agencies that adopt overly restrictive provisions in their use of force polices somehow believe this will protect them from liability, when in reality it may lead to increased liability - Full Story
July 02, 2015
Why individual integrity is a fundamental value in police leaders John Vanek - Task Force Leadership

Why individual integrity is a fundamental value in police leaders

As our nation struggles with the current uneasy state of police-community relations, police officers — and police leaders — who can instill community trust through their personal integrity are valuable assets - Full Story



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Command Staff - Chiefs / Sheriffs Columnists

Less Lethal Tactics and Training Less Lethal Tactics and Training
with Kevin Sailor
Ethics in Law Enforcement Ethics in Law Enforcement
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