Tag Archives: improving police

Top Blogs Last Week!

HERE ARE THE TOP FIVE BLOGS VISITED LAST WEEK ON THIS SITE:   1.  Making Choices: The Moral Aspects of Policing 2,  Why Police Matter 3.  How To Police a Free Society 4.  Hazing and Bullying in the Police Academy 5.  Principles of Leadership

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Last Week’s Top Posts

  “Improving Police” now has over 300 posts on a variety of suggestions, issues, practices (both current and historical) that, hopefully, all work together to help improve our nation’s police.   Here are last week’s TOP POSTS: The Courage to Police with Integrity NPR Interview Making Choices: The Moral Aspects of Policing More on Ferguson: […]

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Top Seven Blogs (Last Week)

          The top seven blog posts for last week were:   1.  Making Choices: The Moral Aspects of Policing 2.  Principles of Leadership 3.  More on Militarization of Police 4.  Hazing and Bullying in the Police Academy 5.  How a Traffic Offense Can Be a Ticket to Prison 6.  An Open […]

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Top Posts Last Week

TOP EIGHT POSTS LAST WEEK Principles of Leadership An Open Letter to Members of the Police Executive Research Forum (PERF) Making Choices: The Moral Aspects of Policing Sowing Seeds You Deserve Excellence in Policing! Hazing and Bullying in the Police Academy What Should Police Do and Be? Chicago PERF Meeting: A Suggested Agenda     […]

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Do we, as a nation (and as police professionals) have an understanding of that which police in our society are expected to BE and DO?   Here’s what Mike Scott and I came up with a couple of years ago. Mike is a former chief of police and director of the POP Center:     ON […]

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Looking at the BIG Picture: Protest and Police

Thanks to Rachel Maddow and her newscast last night in providing some perspective of protest and violence in America. Yes, it did begin in Madison and start to wind-down after the Kent State tragedy. It ended when we, police in Madison, decided to change. CLICK HERE to view her comments.   And to read “Arrested […]

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How’s This Blog Doing?

It’s going on four years now that Improving Police has been published. The purpose of this blog was to generate thinking about improving our nation’s police. It was also used to introduce two books of mine — “Arrested Development” and “The New Quality Leadership Workbook for Police.” Since that time, there have been over 250 […]

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Top Posts This Week

              Officer, What’s Your Future? Are You Destroying Your Employees? More On Employee Destruction Principles of Leadership Making Choices: The Moral Aspects of Policing The Future: Don’t Let Technology Blind Your Humanity The Seven Necessary Steps — Step 1: Not Just For Police! “Blue Courage” — Coming to a […]

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2013 In Review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Folks from over 150 countries viewed this blog on how to improve their police. Thanks to all of you who visited, commented, and/or took action on what you found here! Click here to see the complete report.

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HOLIDAY POLICE SPECIAL! You’ve Heard About Black Friday and Internet Monday… They’re now history. But today it’s BLUE FRIDAY and a Half-Price Deal for You During the Month of December as a Holiday Special! Yes, it’s just one more effort to get the word out to our nation’s police leaders about what they need to […]

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