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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.

By embracing trauma-informed practices, understanding our criminal justice role, staying proactive, and leading by example, we can chart a brighter future for law enforcement
From sturdy standing desks to protein-packed snacks, these tools will enhance your study sessions and help you excel in your learning
Meet Alison Funaiock: Newport News Police Department’s trailblazing captain, former SWAT sniper and community advocate
Chief Jacquelyn Gwinn-Villaroel is on administrative leave for mishandling a police major’s sexual harassment complaint against another major, the mayor said
“The City of Phoenix and Phoenix Police Department of today are materially different than the department that you investigated,” the city said in a letter to the DOJ
First tip: Ensure you’re informed on key law enforcement issues within your agency to stand out during the oral exam
Funaiock discusses her role as a police captain, how SWAT prepared her for leadership and her vision for women’s roles and promotion in law enforcement
A former UK Special Forces operator and star of Netflix’s “Toughest Forces on Earth” shares accounts of extraordinary missions, his journey to overcome a career-ending injury, and insights on leadership and resiliency
“We can’t hold on to these jobs forever,” Chief Eddie Garcia said. “I love what I do. It’s incredibly difficult. It is a grind, a 24/7 grind, but you only do that because you really want to”
Grasping these concepts helps in interpreting officers’ statements and actions during investigations
Chief Paul LeBaron’s commitment to small acts of service and authentic care fosters a supportive and dedicated team
There is a direct correlation between how leaders treat their team members and how those team members treat people they serve
How the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) partners with local police to safeguard critical infrastructure against evolving threats
Follow these five steps to ensure the safety of election administrators and voters
Sheriff (ret.) Paul Penzone and Chief Chris Davis share their experiences and strategies for creating a secure voting environment amid varying local laws and threat landscapes
Keep this list of top risk management books on hand when planning your next leadership book club
In his essay, Dr. Dennis P. Rosenbaum challenges what it means to create effective and tangible police reform
Gordon Graham discusses three important police leadership qualities: knowledge, courage and attitude
With the right people, policies, training and supervision in place, we can best handle whatever may come our way during these events
Access practical, no-frills advice about what to do to counter the day-to-day challenges and outright calamities that make up the first-line law enforcement leader’s work life
“Community engagement is not a buzzword; it is the heartbeat of effective policing,” said Akron Police Chief Brian Harding
These selections offer unique perspectives that make them valuable for police officers and engaging for anyone interested in law enforcement
If you can’t say anything nice, then don’t say anything at all
Mayor Bruce Harrel said that he met with former chief Adrian Diaz and they agreed Diaz should step down; Diaz has denied all allegations presented in the suits
Dive into a dynamic conversation on the potential and pitfalls of AI in law enforcement, exploring real-world applications, ethical dilemmas and the future of smart policing technologies
The spread of rumors within police departments compromises investigations and shatters morale
Leaders should be alarmed by this data, which indicates widespread issues affecting morale irrespective of location, suggesting systemic problems within departments
The move follows a UCLA police response to a fight that broke out between pro-palestine protesters and counterdemonstrators
Warwick Police Chief David Shoemaker was assisting a sergeant with a traffic stop when the driver involved in the stop hit Shoemaker with his car twice