Guest Editors: Mitchell Weinzetl and Kirk McLean, IACP
Leadership is often discussed in the law enforcement arena and is viewed both as a skill or character trait and a formal position. All leaders, from chief executives of law enforcement agencies to the informal leaders in the rank and file, can benefit from sharing experiences and lessons learned with other leaders to improve their own capabilities, increase the productivity and morale of their staff, and better lead their agencies in a positive direction.
“It is lonely at the top.” This oft-quoted phrase does not truly sink in for the new department leader until he or she has arrived to serve in the position. The second phrase that rings in the ...
Leadership is a word everyone is very familiar with, and it is a concept that is ingrained in officers’ minds from the time they enter the law enforcement profession. For many officers, leadership b...
The United States spends billions of dollars of year on leadership development training at every level, from in-house introductory courses to full-scale executive-level leadership development programs...
A decrease in mental health funding has resulted in a shift from psychiatric custodial treatment of persons with mental illness to that of a community-living approach. In December 2015, an announceme...
Law enforcement, traffic safety professionals, criminal justice professionals, and social advocates have worked together to address alcohol-impaired driving, for ...
The following resolutions were adopted by the IACP in 2016. The list is organized by the IACP division,
Congratulations to IACP Life Members – Class of 2016. The following individuals are to be commended for 20 years of active IACP membership....
Most leaders have encountered an underperforming employee or team member during their careers. The challenge for leaders and coworkers is that these “underperformers” affect not only their own tas...
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