William L. Harvey

William L. "Bill" Harvey is a native Virginian. He served as a sergeant in the U.S. Army Military Police Corps. He has a BA in criminology from St. Leo University and is a graduate of the Southern Police Institute of the University of Louisville (103rd AOC). Harvey served for over 23 years with the Savannah (GA) Police Department. He served in field operations, investigations and support services, and completed his career there as the director of training. He has published several articles in professional periodicals and has lectured nationwide. He served as the chief of police of the Lebanon City Police Dept (PA) for over seven years and now is the Chief of Police for the Ephrata Police Dept (PA). He is on the advisory board of the International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association and other professional associations.

Leadership Quotes and Police Truisms

A seven-point checkup for health leadership

The Value of Rituals

View from the Commander’s Chair

Street Level Incident Management

Street Level Incident Management

Generational Defense

Special Event Nightmares

The Illustrated Officer

The Illustrated Officer

Real Leadership for post-bad day's events

Community Meeting Tactics and Survival

A New Chief's Dilemma

Animal Handling Familiarization Training

Mental Illness Responses

Direction for New Sergeants

Trends to Follow in 2014

POETE: The Planning Acronym

What is Coming Next in the LE Future?

Job Integrity and Inherent Risks

Rethink Incident Management Response

Retirement Chief Jobs

Terrorism Deja Vu

Leadership and Officer Safety

Prerequisites for a future commander

Leadership Values Are Shared