Law Enforcement Leadership

Law Enforcement Leadership January February 2018

Mike Carpenter DELEGATE (BUT DO IT RIGHT!!!) Do you have too much work to do and too little time to do it? You are not alone! Administrators of all ranks, from sergeant through chief, all have this same complaint. However, the smart ones have found a solution to ease their time crunch. It’s called delegation. Some of what creates your time crunch is work which could be done by someone with a lesser rank. Even when a project requires your…

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Law Enforcement Leadership July/August 2016

Michael Carpenter “The Times They Are A-Changin’ ” Do you remember who sang that song? (Or, maybe you’re old enough to remember listening to that song on a transistor radio!) Either way, even though it was written more than 50 years ago, the fact is that the times are still changing…and, in some cases, changing very quickly. In the private sector, if a store doesn’t continually change by updating its inventory regularly based on customer needs, then it will lose…