Some Thoughts on Real Risk Management

How did law enforcement take the broad discipline known as “risk management” and try to put it into a box, limiting it to “the safety” stuff or the “code enforcement” stuff? Risk management is bigger than the ergonomics issue. It is bigger than the insurance issues. It is bigger than the subrogation and indemnification issues. It is bigger than all these issues added together!

Risk in Law Enforcement

To a law enforcement executive, sometimes risk can seem like something that happens only to other law enforcement organizations. After all, one might be a smart, hard-working chief who hires good people. The agency might seem to be immune to the kinds of issues that make headlines.