This month’s P1 Leaders eNewsletter presents a tale of two supervisors. Lt. Dan Marcou list 12 of the most egregious statements made by an enthusiasm-bleeding “leader,” while Sgt. Christopher Littrell details the seven characteristics of a successful sergeant.
We also look at the causes behind bad morale in LE agencies and present eight ways leaders can improve esprit de corps.
7 lessons from a first-year sergeant By Sergeant Christopher Littrell New sergeants must implement intentional work routines that will create opportunities to communicate with officers, peer supervisors and command staff
Book excerpt: The Blue Morale Project By Barbara Cohen-Pavlo, PsyD, and Ronald Jay Cohen, PhD, ABPP Low blue morale can be instrumental in compelling recruits and officers to re-think or abandon a law enforcement career