The growing need for effective and moral law enforcement leadership is at an all-time high due to the changing societal needs and complexities. Modern law enforcement leaders must possess many skills and competencies that reflect the profession's demands and their communities. Effective police leadership requires a commitment to transparency, accountability, and community engagement obtained through effective knowledge, skills, and abilities that are enhanced by training. A review of available research literature supports that to be an influential and effective police leader, you must possess high-quality and moralistic leadership values and attributes to advance departmental and public trust. This conclusion points to the importance that modern law enforcement leaders have a wide range of skills and competencies to confront contemporary law enforcement's diverse and complex challenges.
Year Manuscript Completed
Senior Project Advisor
Dr. Scott Douglas
Bachelor of Integrated Studies Degree
Field of Study
Craven, Shawn, "Leadership in Modern Policing" (2023). Integrated Studies. 441.