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May 15, 2021 06:50 PM

‘Active supervision’: 10 ways fire service leaders can best manage their members

Real-world examples highlight the simple ways supervisors can enforce fire department p...

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May 15, 2021 06:49 PM

7 ways to develop future fire service leaders across the generational chasm

Facing the reality of diverging leadership styles – and evolving your leadership style ...

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May 15, 2021 06:49 PM

Shift in perspective: From churning out tasks to developing quality members

Why supervisors should consider replacing a micromanagement-focused structure to one ba...

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May 15, 2021 06:49 PM

Practical applications of generational differences among fire service members

Implementing supervision-focused best practices requires leaders to address their membe...

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May 15, 2021 06:48 PM

Walking the tightrope: Multi-generation management without driving away volunteers

Successful volunteer firefighter supervision is rooted in clear expectations, decisions...

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May 15, 2021 06:48 PM

Bridge the gap: Leading multi-generation crews while recognizing individuality

Officers must acknowledge generational differences and develop common goals for team me...

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May 15, 2021 06:47 PM

Podcast: Fire Chief Trisha Wolford explores how best to supervise members regardless of age or experience

The Anne Arundel County chief considers whether stereotypes of generations hold true or...

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May 15, 2021 06:46 PM

‘I now lead as myself’: What it’s like to be a female captain supervising an all-male crew

Finding a supervisory style rooted in authenticity creates an environment of trust and ...

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May 15, 2021 05:48 PM

How search-based investigative intel can aid police operations

Connecting disparate systems helps agencies gain efficiencies, leverage data

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May 15, 2021 02:40 PM

Law enforcement groups banned from marching in NYC Pride Parade until 2025

Organizers also want to cut the number of cops assigned to protect the annual event, wh...

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May 15, 2021 12:09 PM

What officers and the public are thinking about mental health crisis response

A recent survey of 1,000 adults shows fewer than one in 10 recommend mental health prof...

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May 15, 2021 12:00 PM

Quiz: How well do you know the newest firefighting generation?

While many fire service leaders still consider millennials to be the latest department ...

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May 15, 2021 08:49 AM

Change is at your doorstep: How will you respond?

The world is changing rapidly, and law enforcement must evolve to acquire the skills an...

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May 15, 2021 03:01 AM

Minneapolis residents to likely vote in November on future of city's police department

A group that wants to create a new public safety department has gathered enough signatu...

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May 15, 2021 03:00 AM

Calif. PD to start taking police reports via Zoom

An Oceanside Police lieutenant and part-time college instructor says one of his student...

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May 15, 2021 03:00 AM

Okla. PD gets therapy dog to help officers, victims

Therapy dogs can help calm victims to better recall incidents, and they're also stress ...

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May 15, 2021 03:00 AM

House to vote soon on bills to protect Capitol after Jan. 6

Modeled after the investigation into the 9/11 terrorist attacks, a bill would establish...

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May 15, 2021 12:00 AM

Self-study plan: Develop your cross-generation supervision skill sets

Resources, exercises and discussion points to enhance your leadership style and managem...

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May 14, 2021 06:31 PM

Fifth Circuit declares officer’s first shot justified, but second and third shots problematical in fatal OIS

Did incident circumstances, including the concept of inattentional blindness, result in...

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May 14, 2021 06:12 PM

Cynicism’s threat to officer safety

Why skepticism is a better tactical mindset for both your safety and your spirit

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May 14, 2021 06:00 PM

Chicago PD announces new policy on search warrants after Anjanette Young raid

Among other changes, the revised policy calls for a department member at the rank of li...

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May 14, 2021 01:37 PM

Enhancing first responder resilience through mindfulness

It's important to find a focused habit that energizes you and returns you to yourself a...

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May 14, 2021 01:11 PM

Stinking thinking: How our thoughts determine how we feel

When negative thoughts become habitual or are applied in the wrong context, they can be...

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May 14, 2021 11:26 AM

Photo of the Week: Boy, 4, with cancer becomes fire chief for a day


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May 14, 2021 10:57 AM

What does the American Rescue Plan mean for fire departments?

Even though ARP funds may not reach local governments for several months, you should st...

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