5 Tips: Teaching Kids To Do Right

  Years ago, I sat in a meeting with a new mayor while interviewing to become the police chief. The interview went great and I knew the position was mine. Because of the highly political nature of the position, I wanted to make clear that leading the police department was my priority, and not playing […]

5 Leadership Skills I Learned as Chief of Police, and Use as Dad

I accepted my first law enforcement command assignment in 1992. I was still very new in my career but, I was promoted as the commander over a multi-jurisdictional drug and violent crimes task force. From then, until my retirement as chief of police in August 2015, I’d held leadership positions at a large nationally accredited agency. […]