Law Enforcement Leadership Blog

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Law Enforcement and Public Safety Leadership

Why We Need More Women Working in Law Enforcement

Women account for a small but growing percentage of police officers (11.6% nationally, up from just 3% in the 1970s). However, the need to recruit, train and promote more female officers is receiving far more attention than ever before.

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Law Enforcement and Public Safety Leadership

A Firsthand Account on the Importance of Education for Law Enforcement

"If you have any aspirations to be a supervisor or work in management, then you definitely should get your master’s degree."

Assistant Chief of Police Jose Tellez
Jose Tellez is assistant chief of the National City Police Department, located just south of San Diego and nine miles north of the Mexican border.