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.
In this video, Betsy Brantner Smith discusses several tips for newly promoted supervisors. New supervisors deal with being in two camps, with one foot in management and the other on the line. Smith outlines the challenges that comes with this new phase in an officer’s career and gives advice on how to become the most successful supervisor for your squad or unit.