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Thomas Carroll

In the era of social media and the call for more transparency we are starting to see the repercussions of politically based promotions. One of the recurring themes in this course is the frustration with politics and the good ole boy systems of promotion. Agencies need competent, knowledgeable leadership especially during this time of adversity. As we have learned in 2020 all agencies can be impacted by another agency’s incident. With luck an emphasis will be placed on standardized training and mentorships to develop future leaders. Leadership selected through merit based promotions that gain the trust and confidence of its membership and its citizens.