In this excerpt from the Massachusetts School of Law's Educational Forum on Law and Law Enforcement, Associate Dean Michael L. Coyne speaks with four police chiefs, Chief Ronald A. Sellon, Chief Kenny Howell, Chief Paul Tucker, and Chief Lisa Holmes, about the imperatives that get in the way of family responsibilities; and the absolute need for a supportive spouse or partner as well as peer support.
Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief, sits down with Dick Fairburn to discuss one of the classes that he teaches called "Street Leadership." This course focuses on teaching the same fundamentals that are taught in military leadership courses. Often times police officers are taught how to manage but they also need to understand how to become leaders and make tactical decisions the way that a drill sergeant would.
Doug Wyllie gets an overview of NAFA, the largest fleet manager organization in the United States. According to their representative, NAFA's "Big 10" mentality with an emphasis on quality education is what attracts most clients.
Betsy Brantner-Smith sits down with Hank Hayes, CEO of No Lie Blades, to discuss the importance of having both confidence and competence on the job. A high level of confidence mixed with a high level of competence, leads to a successful outcome.