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Globaltel Media’s text messaging for public safety

By Kevin Gordon

What if your agency could send two-way text messaging in real time, for both emergency response and general housekeeping, back and forth messages using the existing agency and/or personal cellular phones of the employees, without any special plans or additional equipment?

(This article was originally published in Public Safety IT Jan/Feb 2010)
 

Ford's People and Processes

By Tony Gratson

Receive contact information for the people at Ford who work on the Ford Police Vehicle Program. Also, Learn about a process called Product Concern Report (PCR) which is a way of communicating product concerns to Ford.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager Jan/Feb 2002)
 

Peer Leadership Group for Employee-Management Communications

By Jay Burch

Consider starting a Peer Leadership Group to address concerns for employees who normally may be hesitant to bring issues or ideas directly to a supervisor or the chief administrator.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Oct 2008)
 

Stretching Your Training Budget

By Ed Nowicki

Today’s law enforcement administrators need to be budget alchemists, possessing the ability to stretch an already stretched dollar into two dollars. Read why.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Oct 2008)
 

Pride, Not Arrogance

By Robert Roy Johnson

Years of hard work and dedication have paid off. You are now a captain. You should be proud. However, pride is one thing. Arrogance is another.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Oct 2008)
 

Recruiting Character

By Jay Burch

If you recruit people with character and high standards (versus poeple who can simply pass all the tests) you will find that the retention rates are better and the overall morale of the agency is higher.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Sep 2008)
 

Avoid Going from Jekyll to Hyde

By Albert Varga

Find out how to prevent changing for the worse when you are promoted to high and responsible positions.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Sep 2008)
 

The Code of the Dark Knight

By Scott Oldham

“Break Glass Only in Case of Emergency” should be stamped on the outside of the personnel folder so that there are no mistakes. Admit it, at least to yourself. You would be more than a little afraid of him if he wasn’t on your side. Well, maybe afraid isn’t a good word for it; perhaps intimidated is more appropriate. It may not even be something that you realize, but deep down you know it, you feel it.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Sep 2008)
 

Avoid New Manager Mistakes

By Ed Sanow

You have just been promoted to sergeant, captain or chief. The first few weeks in your new position may well determine how much of a success…or failure…you will be. It is common for new supervisors to immediately make some basic mistakes. You MUST avoid these.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Sep 2008)
 

Equipment as a Recruitment Tool

By Dwayne Orrick

As agencies compete in a tight labor market for qualified candidates, leaders must seek every opportunity to develop an edge on competitors and build their employer brand. The type and quality of equipment issued to officers sends a powerful message about the agency to prospective employees.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Aug 2008)
 
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