“Leader” is more than a title or a position; it is a role that must be embodied in professional and personal spheres, bolstered by a strength of character. Good leaders are able to lead through times of triumph, tragedy, and change. Even better leaders understand the underlying theories and concepts that can guide them through those varied situations. This issue offers a look at some of those theories—and the tools, techniques, and tips that have developed from them.
The U.S. electric grid, by virtue of its complexity and size, is vulnerable to both physical and cyber attacks, which have the potential to impact the United States in ways not currently imagined by m...
There is simply no denying that good leadership begins with good character. The career-ending decisions, bad behaviors, and lack of integrity demonstrated by many politicians, entertainers, athletes, ...
Imagine two young police recruits from similar backgrounds who are hired by a police department at the same time. For the purpose of this hypothetical but conceivable scenario, both are males of the s...
For policing agencies that have ever tried, and failed, to engineer significant organizational change, a lesson from the past may hold the key to move from setback to success in their next effort to c...
Captain Albanese’s personal journey of leading through the event of tragedy illustrates the importance of exuding emotional warmth, being aware of one’s own emotions, and using one’s experience ...
The First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet), an independent agency within the U.S. Department of Commerce, was created to empower the United States’ first responders with state-of-the-art commu...
In 2010, approximately 2.7 million children under the age of 18 in the United States had a parent incarcerated in jail or prison. That figure, the equivalent of 1 in every 28 U.S. children, is a stagg...
Volunteers in Police Service: Celebrating 12 Years of Adding Value through Law Enforcement VolunteerismThe Volunteers in Police Service (VIPS) program, funded by the Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, and managed by the International Association of Chi...
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- Chief's Counsel: The Fernandez Decision Clarifies Consent Searches
- Technology Talk: Finding Solutions to the Challenges and Perils of Pursuits
- Legislative Alert: U.S. Congress Passes CRomnibus, Avoiding Government Shutdown
- From the Director: Responding to the Globalization of Crime and Terror
- Pedestrian and Bicyclist Safety: How One Small Agency Is Addressing the Issue
- Preparing for the Cyberthreat: The Vulnerability of the U.S. Electric Grid
- January 2015 Line of Duty Deaths
- January 2015 New Members
- January 2015 Products & Services
- Product Update January 2015
- Officer Safety Corner: What’s Your Number? Attendees Receive Potentially Lifesaving Medical Evaluations at IACP 2014
- Research in Brief: An Evaluation of Students Talking It Over with Police (STOP) in Milwaukee Schools
- Product Feature: Patrol Vehicles: Moving People in Many Ways