Andy Borello on the daily practices that improve law enforcement leadership skills

Building up a toolkit of leadership traits to both improve your performance on patrol and your promotional opportunities

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We are all leaders and we are all followers. Whether your police career plan is to stay on patrol or to promote to sergeant or above, there are daily practices you can adopt to improve your leadership skills. In this episode of Policing Matters, host Jim Dudley speaks with retired Police Captain Andy Borrello on how to develop a toolkit of effective leadership traits.

Andy has been presenting law enforcement training in multiple subjects for 30 years and specializes in career development, career advancement/promotion, the promotional resume, succession planning and the promotional oral interview. He is a certified California POST Master Instructor, a graduate of the Command College, and serves as a POST Training Course Evaluator for the Quality Assessment Program. He is the author of the "Police Promotion Super Course," a co-author of "The Police Professional: 60 Ways to Lead," and his latest book, "Law Enforcement's Guide to Advancing Your Rank" will be available in 2022. 

Andy serves as the owner of POLICE PROMOTE and has taught thousands of law enforcement professionals through one-on-one and small study group consultations/coaching, mentorship, seminars, keynote addresses, and large presentations for agencies and professional law enforcement associations for more than 20 years.

This episode of the Policing Matters Podcast is sponsored by the Master of Science in Law Enforcement & Public Safety Leadership Program at the University of San Diego. Learn how this nationally ranked online program can help you be a force for change at



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