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Mentoring for the Transition

By George Cartwright

Beginning the mentoring relationship can be a precarious thing. As it is with any manner of interpersonal communication, the initial approach is what sets the tone for the relationship.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Dec 2009)
 

True Indicators of Verbal Deception

 

A suspect describing a crime uses a strict evaluation process for every given detail. A guilty suspect works to mentally record the officer’s reactions, and every reaction from the officer creates the next response. The suspect goes through a four-step process when deciding to lie, and this generates the reaction. Knowing the process and better understanding true verbal deceptive behaviors enables officers to manipulate the interview and ultimately gain insight to the truth.

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

Active Listening vs. Effective Listening

By Tim Christol

Besides using skills of active and reflective listening, by applying the techniques of effective listening, negotiators may move beyond simply being a "venting agent" to becoming a "change agent."

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response May/Jun 2008)
 

Motivation: Rethinking the Supervisor's Role

By Brian Fitch

Officers begin their careers full of hope, optimism, and energy. What supervisors do from that point forward largely determines officers' level of job satisfaction and, in turn, their commitment to the organization and productivity.

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

What’s Wrong with SWAT?

By Ed Caneva

Mastering the basics of standards, training, equipment, tactics and leadership will help your SWAT team move forward.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response Jan/Feb 2007)
 

How Dangerous is that Reporter?

By Cara Donlon-Cotton

Be able to recognize the different types of news reporters. This article outlines seven different types and are ranked from least dangerous to most dangerous in terms of negative coverage.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Jan 2007)
 

Crisis Intervention Team

By Ed Sanow

This is a patrol-oriented, 40-hour training course based on the premise that special people have special needs, will respond in a predictable way, and deserve special care.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Dec 2006)
 

The KISS Principle, Part 2

By Scott Oldham

The old acronym KISS (Keep It Simple, Stupid) is one of the most important things new sergeants can learn. Part 1 of this article can be found in the September 2006 issue.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Nov 2006)
 

Verbal Skills Are Tools

By Robert Roy Johnson

Captains and other police administrators must monitor the use, condition, and appearance of an officer’s equipment and uniform. However, while addressing these administrative responsibilities, middle managers must attend to the interpersonal parallels to equipment and uniform requirements, as well.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Oct 2006)
 

The KISS Principle, Part I

By Scott Oldham

The most important thing new sergeants can learn and experienced supervisors should remember is the old acronym KISS. Realistically, there are five rules that all supervisors should keep in mind, 1) know when to take charge, 2) your badge is gold, not broken, 3) stay true to your people, 4) remember that you have a home and the department isn’t it and 5) never forget you were once one of them.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Sep 2006)
 
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