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LESC LINKS June 24th 2010

JUSTIFIED: Are You Serious? The Balancing Act of Persuasion, and Reasonable Force

Seattle police say they'll review police tactics and training after an officer was shown on video punching a young woman in the face.

LESC Links June 12th 2010

Adaptive Leader Methodology: An Alternative for Better Outcomes

By Don Vandergriff and Fred Leland

It was an honor and privilege to work on this article with my good friend Don Vandergriff. Our hope is you all get some ideas you can utilize making yourselves and your organizations more effective. ~Fred

LESC Links June 5th 2010

When Do We Teach the Basics?

Don Vandergriff has put together another fine article and guide to making more effective decision makers.

LESC Links June 2nd 2010

Positive Leadership: Invest in People Building a Culture of Innovation

By Fred Leland

‘The basis of courage is individual initiative. If we cannot act alone, we cannot act together.” ~John Maxwell

LESC Links May 26th 2010

Understanding the Objectively Reasonable Standard

Police supervisors and training officers are clearly vested with the solemn duty to protect the safety of the men and women entrusted to their care. Sadly, the law enforcement profession suffers painful losses each year, some of which seem unavoidable given the inherent risks of police work.

LESC Links May 20th 2010

Stratfor: Setting the Record Straight on Grassroots Jihadism

In the wake of the botched May 1 Times Square attack, some observers have begun to characterize Faisal Shahzad and the threat he posed as some sort of new or different approach to terrorism in the United States.

LESC Links May 12th 2010

AU: Workplace bullying – don’t be caught out in the crackdown

With all the activity surrounding the introduction of Modern Awards and the National Employment Standards under the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (“FW Act”), employers should be mindful not to drop the ball with their other legal obligations, in particular those under occupational health and safety (“OHS”) laws.

LESC Links May 5th 2010

If I Was There............

During discussions around previous events with law enforcement officers it is all too common to hear the words "If I was there..." This is followed by the persons conjecture on what they would have done if they would have been in that particular events. I say conjecture because that is exactly what it is. Everything that comes after the words "If I was there I would have" is bullshit.

LESC Links April 28th 2010

Lawmakers want military in Chicago to fight crime

CHICAGO — Chicago Police Supt. Jody Weis today spoke out against a request for the Illinois National Guard to be to deployed on Chicago’s streets to help tackle gun violence.

LESC Links April 26th 2010

Synergy 2010 Police Shoot-Out shooting competition

Synergy will be hosting a multiple range shooting competition In June at the Ames Gun Clun in Easton Ma. The event will involve many challenging courses of fire and will test your shooting ability.  Vendors are signing on daily, gun give-aways and other great raffle prizes are expected.

Sign up quick only 50 slots area available.

Entry Fee
$35.00--your seat will not be secured until your check has been received

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