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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December 04, 2014
Sandy Hook, Aurora leaders share mass casualty commonalities Leischen Stelter - Education Issues in Public Safety

Sandy Hook, Aurora leaders share mass casualty commonalities

The first thing law enforcement leaders need to understand is that the aftermath of this event will last months and years after the event - Full Story
December 01, 2014
Why chiefs and trainers should be learning from street cops Richard Fairburn - Law Enforcement Firearms

Why chiefs and trainers should be learning from street cops

Working street cops, supervisors, and FTOs who transition new officers from the academy to the street are the real experts in the assessment and training of new cops - Full Story
November 26, 2014
Ferguson lessons: A model of police, fire, and EMS teamwork Richard Fairburn - Law Enforcement Firearms

Ferguson lessons: A model of police, fire, and EMS teamwork

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
November 07, 2014
Why Brian Willis - If I Knew Then...

Why "no comment" no longer works after a critical police incident

When the public hear no comment they think the police did something wrong and are trying to cover it up — when the officers from the involved agency hear it they feel angry and betrayed by their leader - Full Story
November 06, 2014
10 things that fuel negative police image among the public Paul Cappitelli - The Elephant in the Room

10 things that fuel negative police image among the public

“Police must secure the willing cooperation of the public in voluntary observance of the law to be able to secure and maintain the respect of the public.” — Sir Robert Peel - Full Story
November 06, 2014
CAP: A program for police leaders to develop better employees Barry Reynolds - Leadership, Management, and Policing

CAP: A program for police leaders to develop better employees

One of the main organizational objectives within a law enforcement agency is the recruitment, retention, and succession planning of department personnel. - Full Story
November 06, 2014
4 keys to making your police agency a learning organization Andy Casavant - Lessons Learned: The Power of History

4 keys to making your police agency a learning organization

We understand that people can learn and improve but can an organization or agency actually learn? - Full Story
November 04, 2014
Answering the critics of MRAPs and the 1033 Program Steve Rabinovich - Officer Aid Tactics in Modern Threat Environments

Answering the critics of MRAPs and the 1033 Program

We must acknowledge that some agencies adding MRAPs to their inventories face criticisms from their communities.... - Full Story
October 31, 2014
What would Eric Holder’s police tactics commission really accomplish? Lance Eldridge - All Law Enforcement is Local

What would Eric Holder’s police tactics commission really accomplish?

In a free society, the relationship between police and citizens must remain the fundamental issue that demands vigilance, but one must wonder whether a nationwide commission is the answer - Full Story
October 26, 2014
IACP Quick Take: How to do big things on a small police budget Loraine Burger - Perspectives on Policing

IACP Quick Take: How to do big things on a small police budget

Visibility into the budget and holding officers accountable for how they used that budget changed the way they operated - Full Story



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Command Staff - Chiefs / Sheriffs Columnists

Perspectives on Policing Perspectives on Policing
with Loraine Burger
The Elephant in the Room The Elephant in the Room
with Paul Cappitelli