General Topics

  • From Bad Press to Better Policing

    They are the headlines that make you cringe. The kind that leave you looking for some other – any other - way to explain what appears to be ineptitude, bad judgment, or misconduct on the part of a fellow officer that has just made news.

    Article • April 27th, 2011

  • The Patriotic Cop

    Today's society is largely disconnected. We wander about with iPods or cell phones glued to our heads. Just getting through to someone is now more difficult than ever.

    Article • April 8th, 2011

  • The Deadliest Job in Policing

    A cop who is writing a ticket outside his car is 400% more likely to die than a cop who is inside his car. That isn't a projection or a theory. Those are names on the Wall.

    Article • April 8th, 2011

  • There Is No Room For Hate

    Yup, there are the bad guys in our midst. We know that we walk among snakes, but we should not recoil in fear.

    Article • April 8th, 2011

  • How We Learn To Lie For Each Other

    Although lying is not officially accepted behavior, in reality it is tacitly approved by our leaders and seasoned officers.

    Article • April 8th, 2011

  • The Rewards of Leaving Home

    In the world of consultants and trainers, it is often said that the further one has traveled, the smarter he must be.

    Article • April 8th, 2011

  • Will You Be On The Top or Bottom?

    Your entire career will be a test of your professionalism and values. Will you end it on the top or on the bottom?

    Article • April 6th, 2011

  • Useless Training

    As technology spreads more deeply into agencies, the number of deaths and injuries will climb - unless we take action to change this deadly course.

    Article • April 6th, 2011

  • Leading & Loving

    There are sharks at the top of the tank who got there often times by stepping on others. They are the bad leaders among us.

    Article • April 6th, 2011

  • Modeling for Our Future

    Many mentorship program clients are at-risk youth and most come from environments with negative influences. Mentors help neutralize this influence and replace it with positive interactions.

    Article • March 30th, 2011

  • Make 90% Your Goal

    If police work is 90% boredom and 10% stark raving terror, the 90% is where we get into trouble.

    Article • March 29th, 2011

  • Legendary Lawman Fred White

    Marshal White would finally succumb to his wound on October 30, 1880 and is buried at Boot Hill Cemetery in Tombstone.

    Article • March 23rd, 2011

  • Identifying Terror Cells

    An experienced and committed sales team dedicated to identifying suitable clients is essential in accomplishing the sale.

    Article • March 22nd, 2011

  • How PowerPoint Kills Learning

    According to accepted brain science about how we do learn, most PowerPoint presentations impede the process. Chances are your PowerPoint is flat lining your learners' brains.

    Article • March 21st, 2011

  • Hug That Monster

    As cops, we often thrive in a critical incident on the street, and then crumble internally when our lieutenant yells at us or we don't do well on a promotional exam.

    Article • March 17th, 2011

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