Leadership

 

The Justice Clearinghouse covers the topic of Leadership on a regular basis: through the webinars we hold, the articles we write, as well as the articles we curate from other respected sources. 

Begin or enhance your knowledge so that you can grow your leadership (and followership!) abilities by reviewing some of the information below.

 

Upcoming Webinars

Kimberly Miller
11 / 20 / 2019

With up to 80% of all organizational problems rooted in poor communication, employees and supervisors are not nearly as adept as they should be in the way they send and receive [...]

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Claudine Wilkins
12 / 05 / 2019

Liability can occur in various forms. Whether it is an officer-involved dog shooting, animal cruelty, dog bites, improper seizure of an animal, premise liability, malicious prosecution, or other actions, we [...]

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Stacey A. Wright
12 / 10 / 2019

2019 was an active year for cyber threats, with hundreds of ransomware incidents and several very large data breaches making the news. Other incidents may not have made headlines but were [...]

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Kimberly Miller
12 / 11 / 2019

Although conflict is a daily fact of life, most of us never really learned how to engage in it effectively. What's worse is that our dysfunctional patterns of how we [...]

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Cecelia Rosser
Wendy Rich-Goldschmidt
12 / 12 / 2019

This webinar will include strategies to address inequities in the workplace from a personal and team perspective.  We will discuss how to create and cultivate a supportive work environment that [...]

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Peter Bellmio
01 / 14 / 2020

Too many times police strategic plans are not implemented because they are not tied to the budget and they have limited community support. The police alone cannot make a community [...]

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Harry Glidden
01 / 22 / 2020

Traditionally community partnership efforts have been designated to a small dedicated Community Policing Unit. The Aurora Police Department incorporates the partnership into everything from hiring to policy decisions. Participants can [...]

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Karin Montejo
01 / 29 / 2020

There are a variety of slogans that people use when they are promoted to a position of leadership. For some, it’s fake it until you make it, while others [...]

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Corey Dobridnia
01 / 30 / 2020

Thousands of visitors who flood to a town or city can pose a challenge for public safety agencies and create a slew of unintended consequences. Whether your jurisdiction welcomes flocks [...]

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Kimberly Miller
02 / 05 / 2020

Competition for high-quality applicants is fiercer than ever. Limited quality candidate pools, restricted budgets, and fewer career-minded people make it harder to hire for the long-term. This webinar will detail [...]

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Katie Nelson
02 / 13 / 2020

Social media managers and public information officers are the new-age risk manager, running point both on incidents and in everyday conversation with community members. Why is that so important? Because [...]

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Cassie Johnson
02 / 25 / 2020

What is a law enforcement planner? It includes law enforcement professionals such as researchers, analysts, planners, and all of the various job titles that oversee the administration of law enforcement [...]

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Chase Wetherington
02 / 27 / 2020

This webinar, which is Part II of a series of law enforcement disciplinary issue related webinars, will explore the nexus between law enforcement and military service. The webinar is geared [...]

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Darrel W. Stephens
Peter Bellmio
03 / 19 / 2020

Policing is a people-oriented service.  Police personnel, particularly patrol officers, work with a wide range of people in doing their job.  To be effective, those working contacts must help build [...]

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Jeff Fox
03 / 25 / 2020

The purpose of this course is to explore what might make people difficult and or negative in the workplace and beyond and to offer ways to manage such employees. We [...]

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Chris Jones
03 / 31 / 2020

Community involvement can drastically improve the effectiveness of law enforcement.  Getting the community involved and onboard with various programs can be difficult at times.  This webinar will cover ways law [...]

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Sarah Mostyn
Kevin Morison
04 / 07 / 2020

When it comes to hiring and retention, law enforcement agencies of all sizes and in all parts of the country are facing a quadruple threat: many agencies are already understaffed; [...]

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Kimberly Miller
04 / 09 / 2020

If it’s true that “it’s not what happens to you, it’s how you respond that matters;” how can you get to a place where you can “choose” [...]

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Corey Dobridnia
04 / 30 / 2020

Your community is thrust into a time warp before social media and the internet. Mother Nature strikes, leaving thousands without modern technology to communicate while picking up the pieces after [...]

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Katie Nelson
05 / 19 / 2020

You’ve heard the phrase a thousand times – silence is golden. Except when it comes to public agencies. Nowadays, silence from any government agency is a surefire way to be [...]

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Rick Hodsdon
05 / 19 / 2020

In this modern era, the largest unions in the United States represent public sector employees. In this session, we will discuss basic legal and common law long-standing contract principles and [...]

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Jonas Baughman
Joel Caplan, PhD
06 / 18 / 2020

This webinar will introduce you to the analytical technique of risk terrain modeling (RTM) for diagnosing environmental conditions that lead to crime hot spots. It will demonstrate how RTM is [...]

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Jeff Fox
06 / 25 / 2020

In this course, we will examine what contingency planning consists of and how to ensure we are doing it right. We will look at various elements and impacts from contingency [...]

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Corey Dobridnia
06 / 25 / 2020

Law Enforcement is facing troubling times. Now, more than ever, public safety organizations must be transparent to the people they serve or risk losing their community’s trust before it’[...]

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Rod Covey
07 / 28 / 2020

The first two lines in the book Good to Great is “Good is the enemy of great.  And that is one of the key reasons why we have so little [...]

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Kimberly Miller
08 / 06 / 2020

When our internal storm is raging, we can’t successfully navigate challenges, respond effectively, or have true control over our choices or outcomes. Although there are times we get our [...]

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Thomas Dworak
09 / 01 / 2020

Emotional Intelligence (EI) is about understanding and managing your emotions, along with the ability to establish and maintain relationships with others. Law Enforcement, Corrections, Parole or Courts are a relationship-driven [...]

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Kimberly Miller
09 / 02 / 2020

When things or people are out of control, it is easy to get wrapped up in other's emotions or the events of the moment. But showing up to a fire [...]

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Corey Dobridnia
09 / 17 / 2020

In a world where Facebook is king, public safety organizations must become attuned to social media and its ability to connect to audiences or suffer the consequences. Social media platforms [...]

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Kimberly Miller
10 / 14 / 2020

Selling is rarely discussed as a key leadership skill and training on this is even harder to find. This is ironic since all leadership challenges (i.e., conflict, having crucial [...]

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Jeff Fox
11 / 03 / 2020

In this course, we will examine how to create and maintain a great workforce. We will explore the role proper recruiting has as well as the role excellent human resource [...]

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Katie Nelson
11 / 12 / 2020

We all know that social media management takes its toll – but ensuring that you catch your needs early on is important. Coping with the stress that comes with digital engagement, [...]

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Recorded Webinars

Kimberly Miller

With up to 80% of all organizational problems rooted in poor communication, employees and supervisors are not nearly as adept as they should be in the way they send and receive [...]

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Corey Dobridnia

As a law enforcement agency, external communication is important to garnering support from your community. But what’s more? Sharing your mission, goals, brand and cadence with new members of [...]

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Jeff Fox

This course provides highlights and key points from Dr Fox’s book “The Ultimate Guide to Excellent Public Service Leadership and Management”. This course will be beneficial for those already [...]

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Rick Hodsdon

It seems nearly every week popular media reports cases of situations where public employees post a social media comment first and think about those impacts only after the genie is [...]

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Jason Ratcliff
Darrah Metz
Kimberly Miller

Policing in a ‘post-Ferguson’ world has left many law enforcement agencies asking how they can better reach their communities. In March 2017, Sheriff Dallas Baldwin of the Franklin County Sheriff’s [...]

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Wayne C. Beyer, Esq.

As a law enforcement officer, you must serve and protect. But what rights do police officers, sheriff’s deputies, and other police professionals have, both for on an off-duty conduct? [...]

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Dr. Mallory O’Brien
John Hollway

There is much to be learned from our mistakes and failures – and it is this concept that is the foundation of Sentinel Events. Different industries have employed this learning approach [...]

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Karin Montejo

Communication skills play a critical role in achieving success in your career. Research in this area has recognized men and women differ in their communication styles. How we communicate goes [...]

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Peter Bellmio

Next Generation 911 is being integrated by public safety agencies in their goal to enhance emergency services through improved communications powered by wireless technology. As more and more communities are adopting [...]

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Rick Hodsdon

One of the ways that public service agencies measure their performance is through the trust that the community places upon them. With this in mind, every government employee is held [...]

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Anne Li Kringen
Paige Valenta

Performance evaluation in policing is often focused on simplistic objectives based on outcomes. Doing so fails to capture all the other facets of policing that goes beyond arrests, tickets and [...]

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Evie Monnington-Taylor

Diversity is being widely advocated in today’s society. This is no different in the workplace with the belief that it is the differences in views and experiences that allows [...]

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Rob Weinhold

We often think that we’re all prepared and got all bases covered until a crisis hits us. A crisis can just turn lives and organizations 180 degrees, disrupting established systems [...]

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Amy Morgan

Doing a Google search can easily expose you to the many ways society decides to categorize and label people. Are you an introvert, extrovert, or ambivert? Do you belong to [...]

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Alexander Weiss

Patrol workload staffing can be tedious. It may require trial and error before getting to that optimized point where the staff allocation is exactly the level needed to fully cover [...]

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Katie Nelson

The use of social media gave people the freedom and power to share their stories and experiences. Some abused this which resulted in the proliferation of false information and fake [...]

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Jeff Sweetin

Law enforcement is an elite profession that comes with specific skills and training. These are in demand for private establishments that desire to have a certain level of expertise in [...]

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Wayne C. Beyer, Esq.

Your job brings you in contact with the criminally accused, but now you are called the “defendant” in a civil case. What are the steps in civil litigation? Is your [...]

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Ray Nash

Law enforcement is identified to be one of the most stressful professions. But more often than not, what’s keeping our police, corrections and probation officers stressed out isn’t [...]

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Corey Yunke

Any agency that delivers services to the community understands the value in engaging the citizens and that return on investment is measured through the trust earned. It’s another story [...]

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Adam Ricci

In arenas that deal with emergency response and public safety, it is best to be prepared for things not to go as planned. Change can be scary – but it is [...]

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Mike Eberhardt
Pete Gagliardi

Whether implementing a regional or agency-wide preventive crime gun strategy, the establishment of formal policies is a critical factor that must be addressed.  These policies can be wide ranging in [...]

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James Williams
Ken Clary

When people refer to car crashes as accidents, it gives a tone that there isn’t much anyone can do to prevent it. But through evidence-based policing, the Metropolitan Nashville [...]

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Chase Wetherington

It wasn’t until about 50 years ago that the law enforcement field actually implemented efforts to encourage its members to pursue higher level of education. Prior this, just about anyone [...]

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Rick Hodsdon

The United States Supreme Court decision of Garrity v. New Jersey became the baseline in which government employees have the right to be free from compulsory self-incrimination. However, the concept [...]

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Kimberly Miller

The success or failure of any organization is often attributed to its leadership. Great leaders create a great team that results in great performance. An organization’s effectiveness and dynamics, [...]

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Corey Yunke

From being a place in the internet where students merely kill their time to connect and meet people through their network of friends, social media has evolved into a one-stop [...]

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Rich Martin

In 2018, CareerCast ranked policing as the fourth most stressful job in the US brought about by the dangerous and demanding nature of the profession. When an individual’s stress is [...]

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Peter Bellmio

One of the most common problems encountered by law enforcement agencies is the allocation of their resources. Various approaches have been employed by agencies not just around the US but [...]

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Stacey A. Wright

Cyberthreats are plenty, thus securing technology and infrastructure is now integral in any business or agency. But too often, the higher-ups of these organizations are not as adept with the [...]

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Mark Warren

In this three-part seminar series we start with a question we often use in class: Somewhere in your community today, there is someone that you believe could be capable of [...]

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Duane T. Bowers, LPC

In 2012, the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM–V) rewrote the definition of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) such that it is no longer confined to those who experienced [...]

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Rick Hodsdon

The debate on gun control can get heated but despite conflicting positions from different sectors of society, federal statutes have definite stipulations on firearm possession in effect. These, together with [...]

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Thomas Dworak

EQ has been found to be correlated to success. The better we are in managing our emotions, the better will we be able to handle whatever it is that life [...]

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Kimberly Miller

Succession planning is complex – it is not just a matter of picking and choosing a person to pass the torch to. It’s an arduous process that involves modeling, coaching, [...]

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Amy Morgan

Difficult conversations are just that – difficult. They happen in instances when we need to communicate our grievances, things that we want to change, or deliver bad news. But there are [...]

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Mark Warren

The Workplace Violence webinar series started with a brief overview on the dynamics of the actors, the causes, types, phases, and impact of critical incidents. It also delved into the [...]

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Corey Yunke

There’s a common misconception that social media management is fast, free and easy. Unlike our personal social media accounts, managing social media for an organization requires a working budget, [...]

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Shon F. Barnes
Daniel Stewart

Evidence-based methods have been utilized in medicine and sciences for a significant time and it has resulted in desirable results. Evidence-based policing is a practice that is being embraced by [...]

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Rick Hodsdon

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), first enacted in 1990 and amended in 2009 was put into place to eradicate discrimination against individuals with disabilities. In the workplace setting, ADA works to [...]

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Mark Warren

On February 15, 2019, another shooting incident took place – this time around, it is in Aurora, Illinois. Gary Martin, a worker at Henry Pratt Co., open fired and killed five other employees, [...]

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Jamey Gadoury
Thomas Dworak

If there is one thing that we ought to mindfully invest our time and efforts on, it is our personal growth. Doing this entails looking at one’s habits and [...]

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Kimberly Miller

With the growing amount of professional coaches and leadership strategies that are out there, it can get overwhelming which of them will suit us best – from stylish buzzwords, clever mnemonics [...]

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Peter Bellmio

This is a contentious issue in many police agencies. There is no generally accepted “best schedule."  Each system has advantages and disadvantages that must be weighed based on local needs. [...]

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Wayne C. Beyer, Esq.

Use of force is one of those cases that is always open for public debate. Law enforcement is scrutinized so many times for such incidents. Numerous factors are considered, and [...]

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Justin Watt
Jamey Gadoury

War zone. Unspeakable crimes. Americans responsible. What makes one person speak for justice when others stay silent? What happens when accusations lack evidence – and a life hangs in the balance? [...]

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Corey Yunke

While social media is viewed as nothing but an avenue to kill time for most people, it has evolved into playing a critical role for institutions – from private companies to [...]

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Rick Hodsdon

The Family Medical Leave Act is one of the major pieces of legislation adopted in the early 1990s. It requires nearly all public employers to provide up to 12 weeks per [...]

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Jeff Fox

Saying that communication is important is an understatement. It serves a central role in our lives, specifically our relationships – from the people closest to us to the most random strangers. [...]

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Eric La Scola

An exceeding number of police departments and law enforcement agencies, whose officers spend upwards of 3-4 hours a day completing incident reports and other time-sensitive paperwork, are turning to smarter [...]

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David J. Rogers

When a person decides to be a part of the world of criminal justice, they are generally drawn in by the authority, having the means to protect the people they [...]

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Kimberly Miller

Taking on the job in the public sector means being ready to be of service to the people. For those working as first responders, health providers, or law enforcers – service [...]

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Peter Bellmio

Police patrol workforce staffing can be a tedious exercise that requires an immense amount of data collection and hours of number crunching during analysis. Despite the seemingly time-consuming effort, being [...]

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Gary Cordner

Evidence-Based Policing (EBP) has been around for two decades but only has been getting a lot of traction in the last few years. However, evidence-based policing is being practiced by [...]

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Amy Morgan

There are different types of personalities in the workplace, some of whom we may not necessarily see eye-to-eye with. Some claim the disconnect to be a result of generational differences. [...]

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Jeff Fox

Organizational culture and the management/leadership style makes all the difference for the agency and its members. It should become instinctive for any organization – be it a private entity or [...]

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Kimberly Miller

The human mind is a truly incredible thing. How it processes information outside of our consciousness is amazing. Implicit bias is one of those brain functions that run in the [...]

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Peter Bellmio

Workforce staffing can be problematic for law enforcement patrol officers who are always on the move. But to be able to support an agency’s requests for additional resources – be [...]

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Rick Hodsdon

As employees and employers, it is always good to maintain fairness in the workplace. How can one ensure that they are doing what is fair at all times? The National [...]

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Natasha Terk

For some people, the word meeting evokes hours spent unproductively, listening to people talk about topics that could've easily been settled through a call or email, or in some cases, [...]

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Tiffany Anderson
Candace Hammond

Most public safety agencies have existing facilities that are sufficient for their daily operations and activities. But for some, additional facilities or improvements to existing ones are necessary to deliver [...]

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Jeff Fox

Wouldn’t it be just nice if everyone in your workplace is working and contributing the best that they can? Unfortunately, that isn’t always the case. Some would only [...]

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Julie Ward

Cliché as it sounds, change is really the only permanent thing in life. Most think of the learning curve and the disruption when change happens, but with change also comes [...]

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Rick Hodsdon

The First Amendment rights are one of the great pillars of our democracy. Freedom of speech becomes a sensitive issue once a person enters the arena of public service though. [...]

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Dean Cunningham
Kate Kimble

Technology helped a lot for people to keep in touch and stay updated whether it is with other people or with their community. Every minute, millions of content are being [...]

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Difficult Employees
Kimberly Miller

Every organization has got its own share of good and bad. There are your superstar employees – the Jedis of your agency. Then there are your naysayers, critics, and apathetics – they [...]

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Thomas Dworak

Leadership is very important for any organization. Thus, hiring the right candidates and succession planning is critical to ensure an organization’s continuity. Finding the right leaders can be elusive [...]

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Jamey Gadoury
Judith S. Bethge
Thomas Dworak
Roy Bethge

During our final session Judy, Jamey, Roy and Thom will be taking your questions. Need further clarity on a concept? Want to go further down the rabbit hole on Courageous [...]

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Jeff Fox

The only permanent thing in the world is change. Trite as it might sound, it’s the reality. Changes happen in our personal lives, in our workplace, in society. There’[...]

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E5 Leadership
Ray Nash

The type of leadership in effect in any agency is reflected in the people that work within its halls and the institution itself. Whether the agency and its personnel will [...]

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Brian Murphy

Lt. Murphy will share his story of being a reluctant hero in the face of being shot 15 times during the Sikh Temple Shooting in Oak Creek, WI. Discussion will include [...]

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Will Davis

Creating a long-term and sustainable strategic plan can be one of the challenges for institutions – whether public or private. Ensuring that an institution's priorities and trajectory are congruent to the [...]

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Matthew Kail
Duane T. Bowers, LPC

Work-related stress is prevalent – it happens to people with 9 to 5 desk jobs, field workers, start-up entrepreneurs, top-tier executives; blue collar, white collar. Work-related stress can be reduced and relieved by [...]

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Dan Linskey
Jamey Gadoury
Roy Bethge

Dan Linsky was Superintendent-In-Chief (ret) of the Boston Police Department during the Boston Marathon Bombing. Chief Linskey will share leadership lessons from the Boston Marathon Bombing including the role of [...]

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Ray Nash

Resiliency is a highly-revered quality. Overcoming adversity and our personal demons can be tough. More so when you’re in a position that exposes you to different characters and situations. [...]

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Leadership Seminar Series
Judith S. Bethge
Roy Bethge

In this session, participants will gain a better understanding of courageous leadership and develop strategies to improve their overall leadership capacity. Topics will include developing courage, the importance of mindset [...]

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Natasha Terk

Writing isn’t everyone’s strongest suit but it’s one of those things that we won’t be able to avoid. We need to write, even its just for [...]

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Ray Nash

Virtually all instances of police misconduct are the result of ego-driven officers operating “out from under authority.” Officers have been delegated all of the lawful authority necessary to accomplish the [...]

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John Thompson

In today’s society, EQ is more important in the field of public service. John Thompson shares this to the attendees as he discusses Emotional Intelligence for Law Enforcement. John [...]

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Thomas Dworak

  Thomas Dworak is the instructor, content developer and consultant for the Virtus Group where he facilitates and develops training programs. His prolific background in law enforcement and education shaped [...]

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Jeff Fox

From an outsiders’ point of view, law enforcement seems to be one of those muscle-intensive jobs. Once you’re in the profession though, then you’ll realize that brain really [...]

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Michael G. Aamodt

Employers use background checks – both criminal and credit history – when deciding which candidates to hire. Due to the increase in lawsuits involving background checks, they tread a fine line when [...]

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Ray Nash

Ray Nash has 40 years of experience working in law enforcement. Ray was first appointed as a police chief at the age of 23, had 3 terms as a sheriff, and became the [...]

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Cassidee Carlson

The recent shooting in Kentucky was the 11th of the year, and the worst so far. This statistic is difficult to wrap our heads around as it is only 25 days [...]

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Natasha Terk

Regardless of the industry or the niche of your business, organization, or agency, Performance Review is a great way to ensure that your workforce remains competitive. Further, employees need Performance [...]

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Thomas Dworak

Law enforcement is a prestigious career path, but recently, the younger generation isn't as keen into entering this field with the expanse of opportunities and possibilities being presented by the [...]

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Amy Morgan

Self-fulfilling prophecy (SFP), when used positively, can assist us in manifesting our intentions and goals and turn these into reality. Unfortunately, people use SFP at times as negative self-talk. The [...]

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Best Practices in Drug Testing
Mark Hendershot

Drug use and abuse are some of the biggest issues of the global community – in the legal and criminal perspective, as well in the scientific and medical point of view. [...]

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Jeff Fox

Being the first line supervisor is the gateway to being a part of management. Too often, however, associates are promoted to first line supervisor positions without sufficient training or mentorship. [...]

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Mark Hendershot

How does your organization ensure they are hiring the right people, with the correct mix of technical and soft skills, who are well suited to the demands of the job, [...]

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Thomas Dworak

The goal of a Field Training and Evaluation Program is the development of high performing, emotionally intelligent, adaptive critical thinkers who are able to respond to the demands of a [...]

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Mike Bires

Any department can start a Facebook or Twitter page, publish their press releases and a few photos, and be considered using social media. However, if you want to grow a [...]

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Michael Mitchell
Kimberly Schlau
Roy Bethge

Below 100 is an officer safety program focused on changing law enforcement culture and saving lives. It's already making a difference: Between 2002 and 2011, an average of more than 165 line-of-duty deaths (LODDs) [...]

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Paul Nelson

  No matter how their mission statements may differ, all police departments share a common goal of reducing crime. There are various theories and strategies about how to achieve crime [...]

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Ray Nash

  The Dynamic of Authority is the cornerstone of the Police Dynamics program. Virtually every instance of police misconduct results from officers operating “out from under” the principle of authority. [...]

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Rob Trivino

  In this webinar Rob will discuss the After Action Review and how to use it. He will present his guiding principles of the AAR which will allow you to [...]

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Rob Trivino

In this webinar Rob will talk about select areas of leadership that have proven critical to his leadership success. He will present his core leadership principles, which are based on [...]

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Dave Hagar
Deanna Cantrell

  The instructors are currently sworn law enforcement at the Mesa Police Department: Assistant Chief Deanna Cantrell and Commander Dave Hagar. During this two part course, they will discuss the [...]

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Amy Morgan

  This webinar will compare specific steps to action improvement, with the mentally beneficial side of debriefing after a critical incident, and will provide a way to blend the two [...]

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Dave Hagar
Deanna Cantrell

  The instructors are currently sworn law enforcement at the Mesa Police Department: Assistant Chief Deanna Cantrell and Commander Dave Hagar. During this two part course, they will discuss the [...]

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G. M. Cox

During this webinar you will learn: The various roles the leaders of the 21st Century need to master in order to be effective leaders, not just managers; The types of [...]

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Articles

Webinar presenter Karin Montejo answered a number of your questions after her presentation, Using Your Words: Communicating Your Authority. Here are just a few of her responses.     Audience [...]

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Webinar presenters Dr. Mallory O'Brien and John Hollway answered a number of your questions after their presentation, How Justice Agencies Can Implement and Benefit from Sentinel Event Reviews.  Here are [...]

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  Webinar presenter Peter Bellmio answered a number of your questions after his presentation, Staffing 911 Centers in the Era of NG911. Here are just a few of his responses.   [...]

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Webinar presenters Paige Valenta and Anne Li Kringen answered a number of your questions after their presentation, Women in Policing: Performance & Outcomes. Here are just a few of their [...]

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Webinar presenter Evie Monnington-Taylor answered a number of your questions after her presentation, Recruiting a Diverse Police Force.  Here are just a few of her responses.   Audience Question: You [...]

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Webinar presenter Rob Weinhold answered a number of your questions after his presentation,  The Art of Crisis Leadership. Here are just a few of his responses.   Audience Question: A [...]

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Webinar presenter Amy Morgan answered a number of your questions after her presentation, Honoring Our Differences.  Here are just a few of her responses.   Audience Question: Amy sometimes we [...]

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Webinar presenter Dr. Alexander Weiss answered a number of your questions after his presentation, Race, Ethnicity and Police Deployment. Here are just a few of his responses.     Audience [...]

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Webinar presenter Dr. Jeff Fox answered a number of your questions after his presentation, Mastering Police Work. Here are just a few of his responses.   Audience Question: How do [...]

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Webinar presenter Katie Nelson answered a number of your questions after her presentation, Your Story, Your Time: Elevating Your Social Media Presence in the Digital Age.  Here are just a [...]

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Webinar presenter Jeff Sweetin answered a number of your questions after his presentation, Trends in Off Duty Work: Challenges and Considerations.  Here are just a few of his responses.   &[...]

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Webinar presenter Sheriff Ray Nash (ret) answered a number of your questions after his presentation, The Dynamic of Restoration: Restoring Renegade Officers. Here are just a few of his responses. &[...]

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Webinar presenters Dr. Cara Rabe-Hemp and Asst. Chief Sheryl Victorian answered a number of your questions after their presentation, Women in Law Enforcement: Navigating Police Culture.  Here are just a [...]

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Webinar presenter Corey Yunke answered a number of your questions after his presentation, Fostering and Maximizing Your Agency's Community Engagement.  Here are just a few of his responses.   Audience [...]

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Webinar presenter Adam Ricci answered a number of your questions after his presentation, Leading the Chaos.    Here are just a few of his responses.     Audience Question:  How do [...]

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Webinar presenters Rachel Tolber and Dr. Natalie Todak answered a number of your questions after their presentation, Women in Law Enforcement: Promotion & Assignment.  Here are just a few of [...]

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Webinar presenter Dr. Kimberly Miller answered a number of your questions after her presentation, Securing the Future of Your Agency through Succession Planning.   Here are just a few of her [...]

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Webinar presenter Stacey Wright answered a number of your questions after her presentation, Cyber Metrics for Agency Execs.   Here are just a few of her responses.   Audience Question: Do [...]

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Webinar presenter Peter Bellmio answered a number of your questions after his presentation, Staffing Analysis for Criminal Investigations.  Here are just a few of his responses.   Audience Question: Is [...]

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Webinar presenter Corey Yunke answered a number of your questions after his presentation, Finding Your Social Media "Voice."   Here are just a few of his responses.   Audience Question: Do [...]

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Webinar presenters Col. Sam Johnson, Sheriff Steve Levorchick, Sheriff Andy Louderback, Skip Gavorski, and Jason Henkel answered a number of your questions after their presentation, Is Your Body Armor Helpful [...]

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Webinar presenter Ivonne Roman answered a number of your questions after her presentation, Women in Law Enforcement: Physical Fitness Standards and Testing. Here are just a few of her responses. &[...]

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Webinar presenter Thom Dworak answered a number of your questions after his presentation, EQ and You: Developing Your Emotional Intelligence...a Deep Dive. Here are just a few of his [...]

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Webinar presenter Dr. Jeff Fox answered a number of your questions after his presentation, Fine Tuning Your Training. Here are just a few of his responses.   Audience Question: Do [...]

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Webinar presenter Amy Morgan answered a number of your questions after her presentation, Difficult Conversations. Here are just a few of her responses.     Audience Question: How would you [...]

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Webinar presenter Dr. Kimberly Miller answered a number of your questions after her presentation, Coaching and Developing Your Bench. Here are just a few of her responses.   Audience Question: [...]

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Christina McCale

The National Institute of Justice's LEADS Scholar Program is taking applications for its next cohort of scholars. Applications are due May 31, 2019. The program, founded in 2014 in partnership with the IACP, [...]

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Webinar presenters  Deputy Chief Shon Barnes and Captain Dan Stewart answered a number of your questions after their presentation, Implementing Evidence-Based Policing: Lessons from LEADS Scholars Research.  Here are just [...]

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Webinar presenter Corey Yunke  answered a number of your questions after his presentation, "Social Media on a Shoe String Budget." Here are just a few of his responses.   Audience [...]

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We loved this important reminder that Deputy Chief Shon Barnes made during his webinar, Implementing Evidence-Based Policing: Lessons from LEADS Scholars Research.   "Leaders must be able to recognize talent." &[...]

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We loved this statement Deputy Chief Shon Barnes made during his webinar, Implementing Evidence-Based Policing: Lessons from LEADS Scholars Research. “Being a great researcher doesn't mean having all the answers. [...]

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Webinar presenter Rick Hodsdon answered a number of your questions after his presentation, “The ADA for Justice Professionals.” Here are a few of his responses.   Audience Question: Does the [...]

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Webinar presenter Dave Rogers answered a number of your questions after his presentation, “Cultural Awareness for Probation Officers and Justice Professionals.” Here are a few of his responses.   Audience [...]

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Webinar presenters Thom Dworak and Jamey Gadoury answered a number of your questions after their presentation, "Mind.Set + Habit.Set = Your Growth." Here are a few of their responses.   [...]

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Webinar presenter Dr. Kimberly Miller answered a number of your questions after her presentation, "Leading for Influence: It Matters What You Choose Each Day." Here are a few of her [...]

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Webinar presenter Wayne Beyer answered a number of your questions after his presentation, "Police Liability: Recent Developments under 1983." Here are a few of his responses.   Audience Question: What is [...]

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We loved this quote from Dr. Kimberly Miller made during her webinar, Leading for Influence: It Matters What You Choose Each Day. “Being a leader doesn't require a title. Having [...]

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We loved this quote from Dr. Kimberly Miller made during her webinar, Leading for Influence: It Matters What You Choose Each Day. “Influence is having people follow up because of [...]

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We loved this quote Dr. Kimberly Miller made during her webinar, Leading for Influence: It Matters What You Choose Each Day. “Leadership isn't about rank, power, and authority. Leadership is [...]

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Webinar presenter Corey Yunke answered a number of your questions after his presentation, “Launching Your Social Media Program.” Here are a few of his responses.   Audience Question: How do [...]

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Webinar presenter Rick Hodsdon  answered a number of your questions after his presentation, “The Family Medical Leave Act for Justice Professionals.” Here are a few of his responses.   Audience [...]

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It's important to talk through decisions, conflicts etc. But as Dr Jeff Fox reminded us during his webinar, "Communications Skills for All Occasions,” then there's a time to take action [...]

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Webinar presenter Dr. Kimberly Miller answered a number of your questions after her presentation, "Keeping Your Super Heroes Super." Here are a few of her responses.   Audience Question: Our [...]

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Webinar presenter Dr. Jeff Fox answered a number of your questions after his presentation, "Creating a Leadership Paradigm." Here are a few of his responses.   Audience Question: [...]

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Webinar presenters Maureen McGough and Jim Doyle answered a number of your questions after their presentation, "Learning from Error in Criminal Justice: A Sentinel Events Approach." Here are [...]

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Love this insight from Dr. Brenda Uekert on the importance of paying attention to how you're feeling during your career.   "Think of burnout differently. What if burnout can be [...]

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Love this insight from The Virtus Group's Roy Bethge during his recent workshop, "Lead Well." "Informal leaders are our biggest advocates and change agents in our organizations."     Check [...]

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Love this insight from The Virtus Group's Thom Dworak during his recent workshop, "Lead Well." "Organizationally, we don't lean on leaders without titles enough."     Check out our webinars, [...]

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Webinar presenter Dr. Kimberly Miller  answered a number of your questions after her presentation, "Implicit Bias: What You Don't Know Can Hurt You." Here are [...]

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Webinar presenter Natasha Terk answered a number of your questions after her presentation, "Planning and Leading In-Person and Virtual Meetings." Here are a few of her responses.   [...]

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Webinar presenter Peter Bellmio answered a number of your questions after his presentation, "Measuring Patrol Workload." Here are a few of his responses.   Audience Question: Before everybody [...]

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Webinar presenter Rick Hodsdon of the Minnesota Sheriffs Association and Washington County Attorneys Office answered a number of your questions after his presentation, "Fair Labor Standards Act for [...]

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Write It Well's Natasha Terk shared some amazing statistics and super tips for getting the most from your meetings during her recent webinar, "Planning and Leading Effective In-Person [...]

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Webinar presenter Gary Cordner with the National Institute of Justice answered a number of your questions after his presentation, "Leads Scholars & Agencies: NIJ Initiatives to Advance Evidence-Based Policing.&[...]

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Webinar presenters Tiffany Anderson and Candace Hammond of the Chandler Police Department answered a number of your questions after their presentation, "Planning, Designing and Constructing a Public Safety [...]

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Love Thom Dworak's reminder about the importance of being a lifelong learner from his presentation, "Who's Up Next: Succession Planning for Continuous Organizational Growth."   "I'm not only a presenter, [...]

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During their live interview, "Not Your Momma's Ethics," Dr. Kimberly Miller and The Virtus Group's Roy Bethge shared a great saying a great insight about how to combat unethical behavior. &[...]

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During their live interview, "Not Your Momma's Ethics," Dr. Kimberly Miller and The Virtus Group's Roy Bethge shared a great insight about knowing how to make an ethical choice.   "[...]

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During their live interview, "Not Your Momma's Ethics," Dr. Kimberly Miller and The Virtus Group's Roy Bethge shared a great insight about navigating Life's ethical challenges.   "Most of Life's [...]

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During their live interview, "Not Your Momma's Ethics," Dr. Kimberly Miller and The Virtus Group's Roy Bethge a great insight about Character and Ethics.   "What does it say about [...]

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Webinar presenters Dr. Kimberly Miller and The Virtus Group's Roy Bethge answered a number of your questions after their presentation, "Not Your Momma's Ethics." Here [...]

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Natasha Terk

We are all wasting so much time and money sitting in poorly planned and unnecessary meetings!  Consider these statistics: According to Lucid Meetings, there are somewhere between 36-55 million meetingsevery [...]

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Now more than ever, public safety agencies have to be able to make the most of their limited resources. Check out this infographic that highlights the things DXC Technology's [...]

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Webinar presenter Dr. Jeff Fox answered a number of your questions after his presentation, "Creating, Managing or Becoming Peak Performers." Here are a few of his responses.   [...]

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Webinar presenters Harmony Goorley answered a number of your questions after her presentation, "​Recipes for Controlling the Emotional Hijack." Here are a few of her responses.   [...]

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Webinar presenter Dr. Kimberly Miller answered a number of your questions after her presentation, "Dealing with the Dark Side: How to Handle Your Most Difficult Employees." Here [...]

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Webinar presenters Kate Kimble and Dean Cunningham answered a number of your questions after their presentation, "Breaking Your Own News." Here are a few of their responses.   [...]

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Webinar presenter Dr. Michael Aamodt answered a number of your questions after his presentation, "Hiring Great People: What Best Predicts the Performance of Law Enforcement Personnel." Here [...]

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Webinar presenter Rick Hodsdon answered a number of your questions after his presentation, "What Justice Professionals Need to Know about First Amendment Speech and the Public Sector." Here [...]

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Webinar presenters Julie Ward and Joe Alexander answered a number of your questions after their presentation, "How Data Analytics Improve Agency and Facilities Management." Here are a few [...]

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Natasha Terk

Everyone loves to hate meetings. We talk about how unproductive they are, ultimately wasting volumes of time and money. It’s easy to see how many people might develop a [...]

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Christina McCale

Whether you've just gotten the funding and approval to build a new facility or to modernize an existing building and bring it up to code, facilities construction can sound exciting... [...]

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Miles Anthony Smith

We all know someone in our life who has inspired us to do things beyond what we thought we were capable of, right? Perhaps this was a personal scenario where [...]

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Such great insight from Dr. Kimberly Miller about establishing expectations with others. Check out more of her insights from her webinar, "Dealing With The Dark Side: How To Handle Your [...]

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Such great insight from Dr. Kimberly Miller about understanding other people and their motivations. Check out more of her insights from her webinar, "Dealing With The Dark Side: How To [...]

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Christina McCale

For many of us, our careers are part of identity. But just as many of us evolve over our lifespans, so too do our careers. But how do you manage [...]

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Christina McCale

Ethics is a part of our every day lives. From how we choose to interact with others to the choices we make, our beliefs and ethics are refelcted in everything [...]

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Miles Anthony Smith

Emotional intelligence (EQ) pays off big time for companies, directly improving their bottom line, not just the wellness of their employees. Skeptical that EQ is just a bunch of hippy-dippy [...]

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Christina McCale

What do you have in common with NFL football players, Oscar-winning actors, or world renown musicians? At some point in time, you - like they - have likely given some [...]

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Webinar presenter Kate Kimble answered a number of your questions after her presentation, "Humanizing Your Agency through Social Media: Humor and Heart​." Here are a few of [...]

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Webinar presenter Thom Dworak answered a number of your questions after his presentation, "Succession Planning for Continuous Organizational Growth." Here are a few of his responses.   [...]

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Christina McCale

Under normal circumstances, most of us are likely rational, likable human beings.  But given the right stressors — a fight with our spouse, job loss, or even just traffic — even the [...]

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Natasha Terk

Whether they’re called conference calls, Skype calls, webinars or con-calls, businesses are relying on virtual meetings more and more.     To learn more about managing your meetings more [...]

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Christina McCale

Flag burning. Letters to the Editor. Peaceful Protest. Taking a knee. Graphic t-shirts. The First Amendment is regularly cited in a variety of situations, but does the Free Speech protections [...]

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Webinar presenter Dr. Jeff Fox answered a number of your questions after his presentation,  Creating and Managing Organizational Change. Here are a few of his responses.   Audience Question: [...]

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Christina McCale

Police body cameras were initially heralded as a landmark in policing: as a way to not only monitor law enforcement officers but also to provide an additional, unbiased account of [...]

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Christina McCale

Finding and keeping great people has been a concern for all kinds of organizations for decades.  However, for a once seemingly stable profession that once could easily attract enough candidates [...]

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Christina McCale

Every organization does some form of succession planning, even if it is no more than who will fill in for a supervisor when they're on vacation. The notion of passing [...]

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Webinar presenter Rick Hodsdon answered a number of your questions after his presentation, "Giglio, Brady and Discipline Disclosures: What Prosecutors and Law Enforcement Need to Know." Here are [...]

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Webinar presenter Ray Nash answered a number of your questions after his presentation, "E5 Leadership." Here are some of his responses.   Audience Question: You talked about [...]

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Christina McCale

Social media can seem like a rather "fluffy" or unimportant activity -- especially when compared to the crime-fighting activities justice professionals regularly engage in. But social media can be a [...]

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Natasha Terk

Most of us have had this experience: we show up to a meeting to discuss one topic but a meeting participant takes the conversation in a different direction. We call [...]

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Christina McCale

While a natural part of life, change can still be a challenging - even frightening -- thing for people. So how does a leader manage change so that the necessary [...]

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Such great insight from Dr. Ed Sherman about the importance of implementing and making use of the knowledge we gain. Check out more of his insights from his webinar, "The [...]

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Love this comment from Ray Nash about the role of character in the hiring process. Check out more of his insights from his webinar, "E5 Leadership." "Hire for character. Train [...]

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Ray Nash of the Police Dynamics Institute shared a great number of insights and ideas during his webinar, E5 Leadership.  Check out this insight about the importance of setting standards [...]

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More words of wisdom from our speaker, Ray Nash of the Police Dynamics Institute, about the importance of authenticity and leadership. Check out more of his insights from his webinar, "[...]

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What a great reminder from Ray Nash about the importance of authenticity and leadership. Check out more of his insights from his webinar, "E5 Leadership." "Credible leaders know the essence [...]

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Such a great comment and important from Ray Nash about the role and importance of discipline. Check out more of his insights from his webinar, "E5 Leadership." "Failure to discipline [...]

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Love this comment from Ray Nash about how to give praise and feedback to reinforce the behaviors you want. Check out more of his insights from his webinar, "E5 Leadership." "[...]

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Webinar presenter Dr. Ed Sherman of The Counseling Team answered a number of your questions after his presentation, "The Power of Resilient Leadership." Here are some of his [...]

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Love this reference Dr. Ed Sherman made during his recent webinar, The Power of Resilient Leadership. Be sure to check out his recording for more insights and great resources. "Surprises [...]

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Webinar presenters Dr. Michael White and Asst Chief Brenda Buren answered a number of your questions after their presentation, What Law Enforcement Agencies Need to Know to Implement [...]

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Webinar presenter Kate Kimble answered a number of your questions after her presentation, "Social Media Bootcamp." Here are some of her responses.   Audience Question: Can [...]

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Love this comment from Thom Dworak about understanding, and maintaining perspective, regarding mistakes. Check out more of his insights from his webinar, "Emotional Intelligence." "Sadly, more often than not, mistakes [...]

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Love this comment from Dr. KImberly Miller about the importance of performance and interacting with others. Check out more of her insights from her webinar, "Bringing Your Best to a [...]

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Webinar presenter Will Davis answered a number of your questions after his presentation, Strategic Planning as a Management Philosophy. Here are some of his responses.   Audience Question: Are there [...]

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Christina McCale

Today's public safety professionals face incredible challenges: from life and death situations to agitated citizens, from on-going public scrutiny to ever-changing laws, and rising expectations. Perhaps one of the biggest [...]

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In today’s society, EQ is more important than ever in the field of public service. Check out this infographic that highlights the things John Thompson, Deputy Executive [...]

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Webinar presenters Matthew Kail and Duane Bowers answered a number of your questions after their presentation, Creating a CulturOrganizationaloinal Wellness. Here are some of their responses.   Audience Question: Do [...]

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Christina McCale

Career management can mean a lot of things to different people. For some, it might be just simply being prepared to "take the next step" when the opportunity arises while [...]

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Christina McCale

There are professional standards for so many things... even within the justice profession. But very few of our professional standards involve setting expectations regarding the character of the people who [...]

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Webinar presenter Ray Nash answered a number of your questions after his presentation, Resiliency and the Dynamic of Restoration. Here are some of his responses.   Audience Question:  [...]

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"Ethics training is our greatest need. We react the way we've been trained." Such an insightful and honest comment from Dr. Jeff Fox during his presentation about the importance of [...]

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"Nothing is more devastating to an organization or an employee than unethical acts." We loved this insightful and honest comment from Dr. Jeff Fox during his presentation about the importance [...]

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Love this comment from Dr. Jeff Fox during his presentation about the importance of ethics, "Developing the Individual and Organizational Ethic." "Your paradigm is like a pair of glasses. It [...]

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Webinar presenter Dr. Jeff Fox answered a number of your questions after his presentation, Developing the Individual and Organizational Ethic. Here are some of his responses.   Audience Question: [...]

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"We all have baggage. Some people have a truckload. Some people have a carryon. But we all have baggage." Just one of the many interesting comments from Dr. Jeff Fox [...]

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"Ethics must be taught throughout the career...not just at the beginning." Such an insightful and honest comment from Dr. Jeff Fox during his presentation about the importance of ethics, "[...]

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Dan Linskey, Superintendent-in-Chief of the Boston Police Department during the Boston Marathon bombing, shared his wisdom and ideas during his discussion about Leadership. Here's just one of his insights. "We're [...]

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Dan Linskey, Superintendent-in-Chief of the Boston Police Department during the Boston Marathon bombing, shared his wisdom and ideas during his discussion about Leadership. Here's just one of his insights. "How [...]

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Webinar presenter Denise Beagley answered a number of your questions after her presentation, Motivational Interviewing for Coaching and Supervision. Here are some of her responses.   Audience Question: Can [...]

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Dan Linskey, Superintendent-in-Chief of the Boston Police Department during the Boston Marathon bombing, shared his wisdom and ideas during his discussion about Leadership. Here's just one of his insights. "The [...]

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Dan Linskey, Superintendent-in-Chief of the Boston Police Department during the Boston Marathon bombing, shared his wisdom and ideas during his discussion about Leadership. Here's just one of his insights. "It's [...]

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Christina McCale

Those who strive to protect the Internet's youngest victims face incredible challenges - and can bear tremendous emotional tolls. Knowing this, many ICACs create support and wellness programs to give [...]

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Christina McCale

Social media has come a long ways from the days of AOL and MySpace. But is your agency keeping up with the trends and changes -- or are you still [...]

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Dan Linskey, Superintendent-in-Chief of the Boston Police Department during the Boston Marathon bombing, shared his wisdom and ideas during his discussion about Leadership. Here's just one of his insights. "Part [...]

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Dan Linskey, Superintendent-in-Chief of the Boston Police Department during the Boston Marathon bombing, shared his wisdom and ideas during his discussion about Leadership. Here's just one of his insights. "You're [...]

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Webinar presenter Thom Dworak answered a number of your questions after his presentation, Leadership EQ from the Inside Out.  Here are some of his responses.   Audience Question: [...]

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Love this quote from Roy Bethge in a recent conversation about leadership.  "Trust building is an integral part of leadership."   To see the full video, check out our  Virtus [...]

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Dan Linskey, Superintendent-in-Chief of the Boston Police Department during the Boston Marathon bombing, shared his wisdom and ideas during his discussion about Leadership. Here's just one of his insights. "When [...]

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Love this quote from The Virtus Group's Jamey Gadoury! To see the full video, check out the 8-part Justice Clearinghouse/Virtus Group Leadership Seminar Series. "Leaving a legacy doesn't start [...]

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Dan Linskey, Superintendent-in-Chief of the Boston Police Department during the Boston Marathon bombing, shared his wisdom about Leadership. Here's just one of his insights. "I took a couple of deep [...]

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Dan Linskey, Superintendent-in-Chief of the Boston Police Department during the Boston Marathon bombing, provided some excellent insights and ideas during his discussion about Leadership. Here's just one of his insights. "[...]

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 Webinar presenter Dr. Jeff Fox answered a number of your questions after his presentation, Critical Thinking and Problem Solving for Effective Decision Making. Here are some of his responses. &[...]

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Christina McCale

Being a law enforcement officer and working in the justice profession is a calling: A calling to serve. A calling to protect our communities. A calling to help. That requires [...]

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 Webinar presenter Ray Nash answered a number of your questions after his presentation, Making the Character Connection - The Dynamic of Virtue. Here are some of his responses.   [...]

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Christina McCale

Ethics, whether we realize it or not, is a foundation of our governmental and justice system -- even of our very society in which we live. So what happens when [...]

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Natasha Terk

Regardless of the industry or the niche of your business, organization, or agency, Performance Review is a great way to ensure that your workforce remains competitive. Further, employees need Performance [...]

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  Webinar presenter Natasha Terk answered a number of your questions after her presentation, Writing Performance Reviews the SMART Way. Here are some of her responses.   Audience Question: How [...]

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Christina McCale

Does the phrase "I need a report...." strike horror in your heart? Does the notion of writing long-form reports make you groan in dread? Does the prospect of trying to [...]

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Christina McCale

When most people hear the term "motivational interviewing," they typically think of how counselors or psychologists engage with patients in a clinical setting. But motivational interviewing is a flexible communication [...]

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Christina McCale

  What does character mean to you? How would you define it? And perhaps most importantly, what role does character play in your agency or organization? To some, character is [...]

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Christina McCale

People use terms like "psychopath" or "manic" or "depressed" to describe others - often forgetting that these are actually mental health terms with real definitions and diagnoses. But how do [...]

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Christina McCale

While the most visible parts of leadership are what you do, leadership starts with who you are and how you engage with the world around you... or what has now [...]

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Christina McCale

Viewing images of child exploitation is nothing short of disturbing. But what if it was your job to find and remove images of children being harmed.... all day. Every day...? [...]

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Christina McCale

Background checks are a common part of the modern hiring process: but what role should background checks play in hiring decisions? How much of what employers believe about the background [...]

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Christina McCale

Once a critical incident has begun, people have only moments before needing to take action. But without training, it's difficult to know what action to take is the right one. [...]

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Christina McCale

None of us want to believe an intruder will invade our workplaces and cause murder or mayhem. But workplace violence happens every year... Even at government agencies. Join us for [...]

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Christina McCale

Critical thinking is more than just a theoretical premise to be included in college courses. At its core, critical thinking is a foundational skill -- for life, work, and certainly [...]

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Christina McCale

The end of the year can have a lot of significance: the holidays. A time for reflection and setting goals. The end of the fiscal year.  And for many, many [...]

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Christina McCale

We've all heard that Emotional Intelligence, or EQ, is important in today's workplace. Employees with EQ are more likely to persevere, have better self-control in difficult situations, and get along [...]

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Christina McCale

For some organizations, part of "working your way up the ladder" and getting promoted includes managing different parts of a public safety organization... Which sometimes includes managing IT. But what [...]

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Christina McCale

Staff will often complain when they hear they have to adapt what they're doing and start to base their efforts on "evidence-based practices." Evidence-based practices really aren't anything new. They've [...]

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Christina McCale

We've all heard of, or perhaps been cautioned about, self-fulfilling prophecies. Usually, however, it's done in a negative context. For example: perhaps an employee, worrying that their supervisor is unhappy [...]

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Christina McCale

Emergency preparedness doesn't happen overnight - nor does it happen in a vacuum. On June 5, 2014, a man armed with a shotgun killed 1 student and injured 2 more at Seattle Pacific University.  [...]

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Christina McCale

  The manager's job has never been an easy one. But management and leadership for public sector agencies can be particularly fraught with challenges. And some might say that the [...]

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Christina McCale

What can the Oscar-nominated 2011 movie Moneyball (yes, that movie - the one with Brad Pitt) teach you about better decision-making? It turns out, a lot. If you don't know the [...]

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Christina McCale

Asking for help isn't easy for many people - but it can be especially difficult for first responders.   Join webinar presenter, Amy Morgan, director of Academy Hour, to learn: How [...]

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Christina McCale

First responders and professionals in the justice/public safety see a lot -- and deal with a lot. First responders see the horrors of situations. Police officers see the worst [...]

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Christina McCale

Leadership isn't easy.  While managing and leading during a routine day - the type of day where you know the general "outline" of your day might look like or what "[...]

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Christina McCale

  [caption id="attachment_6317" align="alignright" width="199"] Thomas Dworak is a retired Sergeant (31 years) from a suburban Chicago police department where he was the Field Training and Evaluation Program Coordinator [...]

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