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Adam Bradford

Agencies face numerous problems. One of the most common for leaders is the ability to retain Officers. In today’s society, it is difficult to continue in our profession. Many Officers are wore out early in their careers or find a better paying job. Another important aspect to consider is training. As leaders it is imperative we ensure our subordinates get the absolute best training they can. The problem numerous agencies face is a lack of funds. As leaders, we have to find creative ways to train and educate our Officers. Constantly come up with ways to challenge them. Another issue, Officers become complacent and comfortable with their everyday routine. This can all be trained out of our Officers if we as leaders put in the effort.