Police Leadership

The Leadership section of the Justice Academy Library has been assembled from a variety of sources for your use, under the Fair Use Doctrine, or by the generous contributions of the authors/publishers. Please note and respect the copyright requirements associated with each article in this collection.


Individual Articles of Interest – Varied Authors and Periodicals
Police Leadership Challenges in a Changing World
Law Enforcement Leadership for Lean Times
What makes great police leadership?
Leadership for Public Safety
Law Enforcement Leadership
Police leadership: expectations and impact
Leadership in Police Organizations
Seven Habits of Leadership
Building Leadership Vision
Change from Within the Police Department
Ethical Leadership
Leadership Theory
Leadership Communication
Leading Police Managers
On Leadership
Police Effectiveness – Measures of Leadership
Police Leadership in the 21st Century
Police Organization and Management
Police TQM
Preparing Future Leaders for Tomorrow
Responsibility and Leadership
Shared Leadership
The Changing Face of Police Leadership
The Myth of the Military Model of Leadership in Law Enforcement

Insights and Perspectives on Criminal Justice – Lt. Raymond Foster, LAPD

This extensive collection of insightful writings and journal articles addresses a wide variety of topics associated with criminal justice and has been provided in support of the Justice Academy by Lieutenant Ray Foster, Los Angeles Police Department (Retired). Ray Foster is recognized as one of the premiere authors and visionaries of the criminal justice system and enjoys a distinguished career as a law enforcement leader, consultant, author, and contributor to many journals and associations. He remains actively engaged in advancing the profession through his consulting service and as the producer and host of American Heroes. Lieutenant Foster may be contacted directly at [email protected]

Five Tactics for Taking Civil Service Examinations
Terrorism: Crime or Asymmetrical Warfare
Rethinking Command and Control
Lessons Learned Overseas
Cop Cars: From Buckboard to Buck Rodgers
Homeland Security: A Needs Assessment
Terrorism Organizational and Communication Strategies
Terrorism, Safety, and Situational Awareness
Eleven Tactics for Oral Interviews
Jump Start Your Leadership
Defining Leadership
Leadership in Tough Times
Ten Must do Actions Before your Patrol Shift