P1 First Person: Coaching cops
By Captain Ray Bailey Ramsey (N.J.) Police Department
and Chief Karen Sullivan (ret.)
Have you ever taken a leadership or supervision class only to forget the majority of lessons learned? Or listened intently in the back of the classroom, taken notes on a leadership process only to return to duty and find “work” getting in the way of implementing the new possibilities. According to Amazon.com there are 63,531 books with ‘leadership’ in the title, there’s a lot of information out there. What if you could get that reinforcement on a weekly basis to keep you fresh — someone that would hold you accountable for practicing that new leadership skill just learned?