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.
The gunman had done an internet search for police response time and had concluded he had an average of 18 minutes to carry out his attack on UCF students. But Officers Imparato and Gavette had cut that time by nearly fifteen minutes, foiling his plan before it started.
In this video, Dave Smith interviews Dick Fairburn about the state of leadership — and, in particular, leadership training — in law enforcement. Fairburn asserts that there currently is no great leadership training, simply management schools.