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Command Staff - Chiefs / Sheriffs

The Command Staff - Chiefs / Sheriffs topic gives police leadership news and information to help them lead their troops. This topic also gives the patrol officer an avenue to prepare themselves for a rise through the ranks.

The choice of technology investments must reflect not just the vision of leadership but also the insights and needs of the officers on the ground
A significant portion of the policing workforce who entered the profession with the idealistic vision of being servants to their communities are pessimistic about the future of law enforcement
Candid feedback from officers in Police1’s State of the Industry survey highlights actionable steps supervisors can take to create a culture where officers feel valued and supported
How law enforcement agencies from California, Oregon, Washington, Hawaii and Alaska are joining forces to address critical public safety issues and advocate for meaningful legislative reform
Tune in for tomorrow’s all-new episode, where host Jim Dudley talks with Brian Marvel about the formation of the West Coast Law Enforcement Coalition
Chief Michel Moore and an internal LAPD review board found the officer, Oswaldo Pedemonte, had broken from policy when he drove into the knife-wielding suspect at a slow speed
Mental Health
“We are against the wall,” said Chief John Clair, an Army veteran who sometimes shuttles patients himself, and did so last month on a nearly 15-hour round trip to a hospital on the other side of the state
International Association of Chiefs of Police
“Col. Matt Langer’s dedication, compassion and commitment to Minnesotans will leave a lasting impact on our state,” Gov. Tim Walz said in a statement
When I faced a severe mental health crisis, it was the compassionate outreach of my chief that marked the beginning of my recovery
The Jasper Police Department, having requested nearly $51,000, agreed to redirect all but $6,000 to help Sarcoxie PD buy a new car and meet other departments’ needs
Police1’s “What Cops Want” survey highlights not street-level trauma but internal administrative practices as a primary reason for the exodus of police officers