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Jeffrey Brown

I believe there are many leadership challenges agencies face today. The political atmosphere and anti-law enforcement news coverage make police administration a minefield to work in. It takes a special effort on the part of leaders to be able to navigate politics and still be able to support the men and women who are out there doing a difficult job. adjusting leadership styles in order to effectively lead several generations of officers who at times learn, think and react differently than we may be accustomed to. The leaders who are not able to adjust will not effectively be able to bridge the gap to communicate and get the best possible performance out of their personnel.