Because many law enforcement professionals retire after 20 to 25 years of service, launching a second career is quite common.
The countless responsibilities of leading a law enforcement agency or police department do not leave a ton of extra time to crack open a book. But as successful executives across all industries will tell you, there is a proven connection between reading and leading.
If you are a law enforcement officer who aspires to take on a leadership or administrative role, your first opportunity to advance is typically the rank of sergeant.
Federal Security Specialist & Army Veteran Keeps “Eyes on the Prize” with Master’s in Law Enforcement Leadership
Ruth Rivet’s life story is made up of high-risk, high-reward opportunities, but any resulting adrenaline rush isn’t her motivation.
New Partnerships Between University of San Diego and Law Enforcement Provide Transfer Credit Toward Master’s Degree
The M.S. in Law Enforcement & Public Safety Leadership program at University of San Diego has developed new transfer credit opportunities for graduates of three law enforcement training programs: FBI-LEEDA’s Trilogy Training, California P.O.S.T.
Whether you’re just starting your law enforcement career or have spent years on the force, you’ve probably learned that the police promotion process is not always a clear-cut path.
Capt. Denton Carlson, public information officer for the San Ramon (Calif.) Police Department, was sitting in a POST Command College classroom when he received word that a traffic fatality had shut down a major roadway in his home city, 450 miles away.
Given the challenging and often highly charged nature of law enforcement, the need for police executives to manage conflict — be it internal or external — is an inevitable part of the job.
As is true of most professions, the people who devote their careers to working in law enforcement like to stay well-informed on all things related to their jobs, from crimes that are in the news to training tips, officer wellness, and new equipment and technology.
Technology is transforming police work in the 21st century — introducing new tools to fight crime and new categories of crime to fight.
Law enforcement is often compared to the military. But when it comes to promotions and training, especially for leadership roles, there is one very significant difference.
Master’s in Public Administration vs. Master’s in Leadership: Which Criminal Justice Administration Degree Should You Choose?
There are many different motivations for a law enforcement or criminal justice professional who is seeking to earn a master’s degree focused on leadership.
The concept of “intelligence-led policing” began to take hold in some of the nation’s metropolitan police departments in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.
Risk is an everyday fact of life for law enforcement organizations.
Risks to the life and safety of the officers. Risks facing the community they are sworn to serve and protect. Financial and reputational risks involving cases of police misconduct.
This presentation was developed by a student in the M.S. in Law Enforcement & Public Safety Leadership program as part of the final capstone project. Through this video, Greg Galin, School Resource Officer from the Monterey (Calif.
Skye Leibee is a police sergeant in Fresno, Calif., with two decades of law enforcement experience, and a strong belief that earning his master’s degree has made him better than ever at the job that he loves.
“Look for opportunities to increase your skills, to increase your knowledge base. Always be learning, throughout your career.”
— Frank Grgurina, Chief of Public Safety (Ret.), Sunnyvale, Calif.
Master’s in Criminal Justice: Investigating Your Options
Today there are many more options than just the traditional criminal justice degree.
USD Law Enforcement Master’s Degree Program Now a Gold Level Academic Ally with FBINAA; Allows Up to 12 Units of Transfer Credit
University of San Diego, home to one of the nation’s top online law enforcement administration master’s degree programs, has announced…
Does earning a master’s degree improve the job performance of law enforcement professionals? Does obtaining an advanced degree increase one’s earning potential in a law enforcement career?
Some important clues can be found in a nationwide study of police officer edu…