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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Ga. sheriff charged in shooting, vows to continue as lawman

Ga. sheriff charged in shooting, vows to continue as lawman

A day after he was charged with reckless conduct in the shooting of a real estate agent, sheriff called it a "tragic accident" and vowed to continue - Full Story

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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

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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

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Why riots won’t die: 3 contributing failures of leadership

Why riots won’t die: 3 contributing failures of leadership

Watching the recent riots in Baltimore brought back unpleasant memories of those riots in Los Angeles more than two decades ago — the similarities are a brutal reminder of how we continue to make the same mistakes. - Full Story

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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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Michael Brown's friend sues Ferguson, Wilson, police chief

Dorian Johnson contends in his lawsuit filed last week that Officer Darren Wilson initiated the confrontation that ended in Brown's Aug. 9 death - Full Story

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Texas chief dies in motorcycle wreck

Texas chief dies in motorcycle wreck

Floyd Simpson, 51, became the city's first black police chief when he was hired in March 2012 - Full Story

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After calm protests in Oakland, smaller group turns violent

After calm protests in Oakland, smaller group turns violent

Mayor and police chief acknowledged Saturday falling short in controlling what police said was a night of some of the heaviest damage yet - Full Story

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Homicide rates drop as Calif. chief builds bond with community

This minority-majority city has recorded its lowest homicide rate in 33 years, and officer-involved shootings are now rare - Full Story

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Tulsa sheriff limits volunteers' duties after fatal shooting

Advanced reserves, which is the highest volunteer level, can no longer patrol alone - Full Story



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