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Bigger Than Me

Things are tough right now. I can hear you thinking right now, “Why do I need this chucklehead to tell me that? Things suck right now.” And, truth be told, you don’t need me to tell you that right now. So, why did I tell you that? Because as trainers

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Public Safety Should Not Be Average – Ever!

When someone dials 911 they are not expecting average! In their hour of need, they are expecting our best effort – always. Whether it’s the 911 operator, the police officer, the fire fighter, or EMS, the caller is expecting the best of the best. Average is about the best of

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Suicide Prevention Month

This is not an easy blog to write. September is National Prevention Awareness Month. It’s ironic that September is the month where suicide hit closest to home for me. The incredibly brave people that are in law enforcement today are taking a beating. Physical beatings while crowds of people stand

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Ready to Start

“Be quick, but don’t hurry” – John Wooden This is one of our favorite quotes here at Command Presence. It has application in many law enforcement activities. So many times, police officers (we?) have ended up making decisions or taking action when they hurried their response. Today, though, we would

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Professionals

If you’ve never met him, you really ought to. I’m referring to an incredible leader and a thought-provoking instructor – Joe Willis. I am fortunate to call Joe my friend. I appreciate friends who are motivated and challenge me to better myself. That’s Joe. This week Joe posted a question

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Have a Plan – Work Your Plan – Execute Well

I would like to thank Michael Warren and Command Presence for giving me the opportunity to submit a guest post.  Full disclosure, I have known Michael for a decade.  He is an incredible trainer and an innovative police-thinker.  I have learned so much from him over the last ten years.   

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