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.
BALTIMORE — An officer looks at a patrol car that a man set on fire behind Baltimore police headquarters. Baltimore police will no longer release the names of officers who kill or injure people, changing a long-standing practice that the department believes put officers at risk. Regionally and across the country, police agencies differ in their disclosure of police-involved shootings; some release the names within hours and others withhold the information altogether. - Full Story