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How understanding and fostering self-efficacy — believing in one’s ability to succeed — can be a game-changer during FTO training programs
The seasoned officer is an endangered species, and the decisions that displaced gray hair catalyzed the brain drain threatening the future of policing in the U.S.
Imagine if our recruiting, training and supervision were cooperatively and competently implemented with the intention of building a skillful, ethical policer
Some of the old police leadership models don’t work as well with younger cops
Regardless of your interest, there is an organization ready to help you succeed
Strategies for success in 23 key areas of policing
What can the FTO do to help properly accelerate this process?
To reach the high standards that agencies and communities expect of their officers, it may be time to rethink traditional training methods
Should we change styles and methods of pedagogy to focus on techniques that resonate with Generation Z candidates?