Career, Recruiting and Retention

Upcoming Webinars

Josh Fisher
12 / 10 / 2020

How many of you have heard the words "well, we've always done it that way" as an excuse to not grow and change? As leaders, it is our responsibility to [...]

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Obed Magny
03 / 18 / 2021

With all of the negative press in policing, it takes a certain level of fortitude to navigate in a profession where there is so much negativity. Mental tenacity is important [...]

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Halcyon Frank
05 / 04 / 2021

You’ve interviewed, tested, and hired what you think are the best dispatch candidates. Now what? How do you orientate new employees to the sometimes high pace, high-stress world that [...]

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Brenda Dietzman
11 / 02 / 2021

What if we started planning for ‘what comes next’ right now? Wherever you are in your career or life, start building your legacy and planning what life will be like [...]

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Amy Morgan
11 / 09 / 2021

How many times have you heard about someone who retired, and then figured out that they had no idea what to do with themselves? In a First Responder career, and [...]

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Recorded Webinars

Eric Knutson
Jeannette Dominguez
Anthony Norman

These days, recruiting for roles within the Police Department is quite the task. It requires agencies to have an awareness of what exactly they’re looking for, and what the [...]

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Dr. Jeff Fox, PhD

To be able to have a great workforce, leaders and managers must work throughout the employee life cycle, from first day to farewell. There are so many resources on workforce [...]

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Kimberly Miller

Selling is a primary life skill. It may not be as obvious, but every day, we’re selling. Selling is a valuable skill that is being practiced in most of [...]

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Anne Li Kringen

The Justice Clearinghouse has delivered numerous webinars tackling the value of social media for law enforcement. Whether it be a tool to keep communities safe, ensure citizens are up to [...]

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Obed Magny

In a profession inundated with public criticism, it takes perseverance and internal factors to remain motivated. Job satisfaction may be elusive but Dr. Obed Magny is back on the Justice [...]

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Adam Leath

Employee attrition and talent acquisition cost agencies a lot. According to a research, it costs an estimated $5,000 each time an employee leaves and requires to be replaced by another. With [...]

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Rick Hodsdon

Employment discrimination against a member of a protected class is something that any developed society should aim to eliminate. With the current political climate, the public scrutinizes every move that [...]

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Cara Rabe-Hemp
Sheryl Victorian

Success is elusive to those who gauge it with money, status, or fame. But when we come to understand that success is relative, it becomes a more feasible concept to [...]

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Brenda Dietzman

Generalizing people based on the generation they belong to is seemingly apparent in the current zeitgeist. What should have been an opportunity to better understand people and provide support based [...]

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Rick Hodsdon

Knowledge of legal concepts, albeit the most basic ones, provides all of us with a better understanding of how things work and how to traverse certain situations. This is particularly [...]

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James S. Stewart
Nikki Carson
Shelagh Dorn

Recruitment and retention in the law enforcement field has been challenging in the past couple of years. With less applicants and more retiring or eligible to retire, agencies became more [...]

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Sarah Mostyn
Kevin Morison

Law enforcement agencies are facing a crisis. Pressures from different sides pose multiple threats to the workforce as agencies remain understaffed, the number of applications dwindling, voluntary retirement rising, and [...]

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Nicholas Augustine

As the human population rise, so does the demand for services that will ensure their safety and security. Unfortunately, law enforcement agencies are seeing a decline in the number of [...]

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Michael Parker

There are lots of fish in the sea. Unfortunately, not all of them are qualified to become peace officers. The challenge of recruitment is very real for public safety and [...]

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Kimberly Miller

Every organization has a set of core values and mission statement. It is from these and the people within that the organizational culture is formed. These are the factors that [...]

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Rachel Tolber
Natalie Todak

Studies show that there is a very evident lack of representation of women in policing especially in leadership positions. Further, the lack of literature and researches surrounding the topic of [...]

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Kimberly Miller

The success or failure of any organization is often attributed to its leadership. Great leaders create a great team that results in great performance. An organization’s effectiveness and dynamics, [...]

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Jessica Rock

The responsibility of law enforcement does not end with going to the scene of the crime or catching the bad guys. It also includes coming to court and testifying as [...]

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Kimberly Miller

Succession planning is complex – it is not just a matter of picking and choosing a person to pass the torch to. It’s an arduous process that involves modeling, coaching, [...]

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Jamey Gadoury
Thomas Dworak

If there is one thing that we ought to mindfully invest our time and efforts on, it is our personal growth. Doing this entails looking at one’s habits and [...]

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Brenda K. Uekert

Did you enter the justice system because you believed you could make a difference? But something has changed. Your days of idealism are long gone and the job is feeling [...]

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Thomas Dworak

For some, being a part of the law enforcement field starts as a childhood dream. Once you graduate from the Academy, how to jumpstart that career? If you are now [...]

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Michael G. Aamodt

An organization is only as good as the people that comprise it. It is critical to hire the right people for the job to ensure an agency’s success. But [...]

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Kimberly Miller

One way to keep employees engaged is by ensuring that they experience growth in their role. One of the most common ways growth is done, and even measured, is through [...]

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Articles

Webinar presenters Eric Knutson, Jeannette Dominguez, and Anthony Norman answered a number of your questions after their presentation, Recruiting the 21st Century Police Officer: Successes, Challenges, and Lessons Learned. Here [...]

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Webinar presenter Dr. Jeff Fox answered a number of your questions after his presentation, Recruiting and Retaining Quality Employees: Creating and Maintaining a Great Workforce.  Here are just a few [...]

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Webinar presenter Dr. Anne Li Kringen answered a number of your questions after her presentation, Using Social Media for Recruiting. Here are just a few of her responses.   Audience [...]

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Webinar presenter Adam Leath answered a number of your questions after his presentation, The Secret Sauce to Finding the Best Candidates. Here are just a few of his responses.   [...]

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Katie Nelson shared a number of excellent insights and advice during her webinar, Stand Up, Stand Out: How Social Media Enhances Your Staying Power. Here’s just one reminder she [...]

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Marisa McKeown shared some incredible insights and advice during the webinar, NIBIN-Led Policing:  Prosecutor's Perspective.  Here’s just one poignant reminder. "Employee attrition is devastating to working cases."   Click [...]

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Webinar presenters Jim Stewart, Nikki Carson and Shelagh Dorn answered a number of your questions after their presentation, Recruiting and Retention of Police: Strategies for Small and Medium-Sized Agencies. Here [...]

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Recruiting has been a challenge for many criminal justice agencies for the last few years. Here's what one audience shared during the webinar, The Workforce Crisis and What Law Enforcement [...]

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Webinar presenters Kevin Morison and Sarah Mostyn answered a number of your questions after their presentation, The Workforce Crisis and What Law Enforcement Agencies are Doing about It. Here are [...]

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We loved this reminder that Michael Parker shared about recruiting during his webinar, "Creating a Constant Stream of Recruits: Finding Great People to Meet Your Justice Agency's Goals." It's a [...]

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Dr. Jeff Fox, PhD gave us a super reminder about the importance of what we say and how it affects others during his webinar, “Creating and Maintaining a Professional Workforce: [...]

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Dr. Jeff Fox, PhD gave us a super reminder about the importance of understanding who you are and how that affects what you do every day during his webinar, "Creating [...]

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Webinar presenter Michael Parker answered a number of your questions after his presentation, Creating a Constant Stream of Recruits. Here are just a few of his responses.     Audience [...]

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A super reminder about the importance of understanding people that Dr. Kimberly Miller made during her webinar, Marketing & Hiring: How to Stand Out When You Are a Small Fish [...]

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Webinar presenter Dr. Kimberly Miller answered a number of your questions after her presentation, Marketing & Hiring: How to Stand Out When You are a Small Fish in a Big [...]

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Hiring and retaining great people is a critical issue facing many justice agencies these days. Love this insight and reminder  Assistant Chief Harry Glidden shared during his webinar, Integrating Community [...]

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Corey Dobridnia shared a lot of great reminders of how PR and Branding are intertwined throughout all the functions of your agency -- even hiring. Here's another insight she shared [...]

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We all have challenging people in our lives, whether they're co-workers, colleagues, or other associates. Love this perspective from Dr. Jeff Fox, PhD about understanding these difficult individuals. "Try to [...]

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Love this reminder Corey Dobridnia shared during her webinar, The Public Relations Aspect of Law Enforcement: Creating Internal Agency Buy-in within Your Agency.   "Employees crave a sense of professional [...]

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Webinar presenters Cecelia Rosser and Wendy Rich-GoldSchmidt answered a number of your questions after their presentation, Moving Beyond the Confidence Gap. Here are just a few of their responses.   &[...]

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Webinar presenter Karin Montejo answered a number of your questions after her presentation, Using Your Words: Communicating Your Authority. Here are just a few of her responses.     Audience [...]

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Webinar presenter Evie Monnington-Taylor answered a number of your questions after her presentation, Recruiting a Diverse Police Force.  Here are just a few of her responses.   Audience Question: You [...]

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Webinar presenter Dr. Jeff Fox answered a number of your questions after his presentation, Mastering Police Work. Here are just a few of his responses.   Audience Question: How do [...]

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Webinar presenters Dr. Cara Rabe-Hemp and Asst. Chief Sheryl Victorian answered a number of your questions after their presentation, Women in Law Enforcement: Navigating Police Culture.  Here are just a [...]

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Webinar presenters Rachel Tolber and Dr. Natalie Todak answered a number of your questions after their presentation, Women in Law Enforcement: Promotion & Assignment.  Here are just a few of [...]

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Webinar presenter Dr. Chase Wetherington answered a number of your questions after his presentation, Education, Hiring and Disciplinary Issues in Law Enforcement Agencies.    Here are just a few of his [...]

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Webinar presenter Robert Barnett answered a number of your questions after his presentation, Real Re-entry, Real Impact, Real Money: Building Futures with the OCCD Construction Program. Here are just a [...]

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Webinar presenter Dr. Brenda Uekert answered a number of your questions after her presentation, "The Great Escape: Planning Your Early Retirement from the Justice System." Here are a [...]

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Love this insight from Dr. Brenda Uekert on the importance of paying attention to how you're feeling during your career.   "Think of burnout differently. What if burnout can be [...]

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Webinar presenter Dr. Jeff Fox, PhD answered a number of your questions after his presentation, "Creating, Managing or Becoming Peak Performers." Here are a few of his responses.   Audience [...]

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Webinar presenter Dr. Michael Aamodt answered a number of your questions after his presentation, "Hiring Great People: What Best Predicts the Performance of Law Enforcement Personnel." Here [...]

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Christina McCale

For many of us, our careers are part of identity. But just as many of us evolve over our lifespans, so too do our careers. But how do you manage [...]

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Christina McCale

What do you have in common with NFL football players, Oscar-winning actors, or world renown musicians? At some point in time, you - like they - have likely given some [...]

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Christina McCale

Career management can mean a lot of things to different people. For some, it might be just simply being prepared to "take the next step" when the opportunity arises while [...]

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