Hiring & Retention

A set of digital file cabinets on a portable laptop
Feb 3, 2022

Portable records: A vital component of maintaining the integrity of the law enforcement profession

Solid, digitally transferable documentation helps any agency considering officers gain a full understanding of their training, qualifications, and areas of concern.

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Adopting a holistic approach to law enforcement management requires considering many angles and tech to support it.
Dec 22, 2021

A Holistic Approach to Policing

With states increasingly enacting laws requiring greater officer and management accountability, law enforcement agencies now have an opportunity to reenvision certain aspects of their approach and redefine the way officers are managed.

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Employee performance evaluation form
Dec 16, 2021

Police Performance Evaluations: Increasing Engagement with Better Strategies

As opposed to the traditional approach to assessing performance—which can be stressful for everyone involved—police performance evaluations based on sincere, ongoing engagement build relationships, strengthen organizations, and incorporate the philosophies…

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Free Resource - The Emergency Communications Toolkit
Aug 11, 2021

The Emergency Communications Toolkit

Emergency communication specialists and dispatchers work tirelessly to support public safety. How can their leaders support them in return? Whether you’re in charge of a 911 PSAP or another emergency…

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911 Call Operators
Aug 10, 2021

Reclassifying Emergency Communications: Proposed Legislation May Support Retention Efforts

The 911 SAVES Act, if passed, would bring dispatchers and communication specialists closer in line with other public safety professionals and allow emergency communication centers and PSAPs to better recruit and retain their personnel.

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The Readiness Model: People Infographic
Jun 24, 2021

The Readiness Model: People Infographic

People—hiring, retention, and leadership—are key to public safety readiness and organizational preparedness. This infographic will help you understand your current reality and visualize your organization’s transformation when it comes to its people.

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Reduce turnover
Jun 23, 2021

Seven Tips to Reduce High Turnover for First Responders

With public safety already facing recruitment challenges, most first responder organizations cannot afford high turnover rates. This guide provides valuable advice on how you can improve retention for your organization.

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Jun 22, 2021

Positive Recognition in 911 Call Centers

Positive recognition can counteract—or at least minimize—the burnout, lack of work engagement, and mental health issues encountered by emergency dispatchers.

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Six Things Law Enforcement Agencies Should Do When Hiring
Jun 18, 2021

Six Things Law Enforcement Agencies Should Do When Hiring

Get quick tips for combating the law enforcement hiring crisis and ensuring your officers meet the high standards required now and in the future with this infographic.

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NDI (National Decertification Index)
Jun 8, 2021

Ask an Expert: More About the NDI

Even with increased awareness of the National Decertification Index (NDI) and its ability to address police misconduct, questions remain. IADLEST Executive Director Mike Becar answers some of those questions in this NDI Q&A.

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