Laura King is a 19-year law enforcement professional, currently serving as the Commander of the McHenry, Illinois Police Department. She has earned her PhD in Psychology and actively works to bring the fields of law enforcement and psychology together in her teaching efforts. She is an adjunct professor for several area colleges and is a member of The Virtus Group where she offers specialty training for law enforcement professionals. In addition, Laura works part time as a psychologist, specializing in law enforcement services and stress management techniques. Laura is also a long time yoga instructor and personal trainer.
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Breaking through the glass ceiling: Lessons from female police leaders–
The female professional eventually works through the difficulties she has faced and comes out the other side – stronger, smarter and more confident
Do cops have too many tools on their belts?–
Is it possible in our quest to make officers safer we've compromised their ability to make sound decisions during crucial moments?
What 'legacy' in a police career should look like–
Legacy is a byproduct of hard work and servitude — if you bring your best to your agency each day, you will create a legacy
How cops can stay positive despite constant exposure to negativity–
While police work is unique in many ways, the solution to resolving the problem of unhappiness is universal
Why failing can be a good thing in your police career–
Self-development is a continuous process and you have to be on the edge or outside of your comfort zone in order to grow