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The Language You Use: Small Changes, Better Results

By Steve Albrecht

The words and tone police supervisors use can impact what their employees hear. Body language can also affect how officers interpret what a supervisor says. As a manager, think about what you say beforehand so it is really what you mean and it is actually what they hear.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Nov 2011)
 

The Employee Discipline Paradox: Confronting Your Like-Hate Relationships

By Steve Albrecht

You already know that as supervisor you must meet with a problem employee and provide goals and more specific requests for positive changes and more accountability. It’s up to you to meet with your most challenging employees because they won’t change on their own.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Jul 2011)
 

Supervisory Response to the Active Shooter

By Scott Oldham

The initial officer’s response to a large-scale event has been firmly established in most agencies. But it is also crucial to train first line supervisors—who will be present in the immediate timeline of critical events—how to respond to the vast array of possible situations that might confront them.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response May/Jun 2011)
 

The Supervisor’s Rapid Response Bag

By Mike Burg

The supervisor’s rapid response bag, or “go-bag,” should contain the items necessary to set up a command post and take charge, long term. Conduct a threat assessment to help determine what items to include in your go-bag, and prepare to be on scene for an extended period, but remember to keep the bag light and portable.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order May 2011)
 

Crisis of Our Own Making

By Scott Oldham

It is time to take a hard look at how we, as supervisors, agency heads and trainers, can help the officers in their fight for life.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order May 2011)
 

Heroes

By Scott Oldham

Being a supervisor to any group requires more than leadership abilities. You must understand that changing generations don’t have the same values as the ones that came before them, and you must find a way to instill in them the types of values that should be carried on.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Sep 2010)
 

Press On, Regardless

By Ed Sanow

Press On, Regardless

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Jan 2004)
 

Personnel Early Warning Systems for Small Law Enforcement Agencies

By Schultz, Paul

Personnel Early Warning Systems (EWS) help correct personnel problems before they become major issues, building trust and support from the community.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Jul 2012)
 

Pros and Cons of Lateral Entries

By Dwayne Orrick

There are huge advantages and massive pitfalls associated with lateral transfers. They may bring valuable on-the-job police skills and abilities may not match the ethical or performance culture of the new department. That said, critical-thinking, problem solving officers are the department’s most valuable resource.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Feb 2014)
 

A Patient Leader is a Successful Leader

By Adkins, Art

Technology can assist; it is people who perform.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Jul 2014)
 
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