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Jesse Laintz

Discuss the Most Common Leadership problem in Law Enforcement.
Again, I am going to go a little different here and go with politics. There are a lot of issue that we face in law enforcement that can be traced back to a root source of a political nature. This is especially true right now with the turmoil approaching an election year. Most of the political issues that arise come from politicians and lawmakers in the state government, and the county officials. These elected officials receive concerns and complaints from their constituents and act upon them. In many cases this is the squeaky wheel getting the grease. The loud minority is being overheard by the silent majority. It’s vital for these officials and law enforcement official communicate and work with one another to obtain the best results for their communities, sadly this is not happening in some places. The state government makes decisions on budget issues that reflect on the local level and impact law enforcement.