2 LEADERSHIP “Leadership – is the practice of _________ people, while using ethical values and goals, to produce an intended change.”
3 LEADERSHIP Core Competency and Trait Knowledge Courage ______________ Professionalism Personal Character Decision Making/Problem Solving ______________
4 LEADERSHIP-Authority & Power __________comes from what your role is. Peace officers have the ability to compel behavior, enforce laws based solely on their legal status. __________ comes from who you are, your capacity to influence and inspire others.
5 LEADERSHIP The public expects you to lead, to be innovative and __________________ that contribute to crime and disorder.
6 UNIVERSAL COMPONENTS OF LEADERSHIP __________= acceptance of a person’s authority. vs. ___________ = outward manifestation of an internal willingness to embrace leadership values (positive reinforcement to do what is right).
7 UNIVERSAL COMPONENTS OF LEADERSHIP Leadership is a _______________, something we do with other people. Leadership is learned through __________ behaviors, modeling and practical experience.
8 CIRCLE OF INFLUENCE Circle of Concern Circle of Influence
9 UNIVERSAL COMPONENTS OF LEADERSHIP Work/Personal Development Peace Officer Family/Community
10 Universal Components of Leadership “Leadership and learning are __________ to each other” John F. Kennedy (35 th President Formal: Agency, College, Community Informal: Reading, Experiences, Studying, Community Involvement
11 OFFICER AS A LEADER Prepare yourself ______________ to lead! “Before everything else, getting ready is the secret to success.” Henry Ford
12 OFFICER AS A LEADER Peace Officers make hundreds of “_________ ___________” on a daily basis. Personal grooming, demeanor, language, cleanliness, equipment and expression will create a first impression before you open you mouth. _________________! Peer Leadership Modeling “Walk your Talk” Ken Blanchard (author)
13 OFFICER AS A LEADER Taking charge Intervening Sharing Knowledge & Experience “______________” it is the only constant, sharing information, new tactics, criminal behaviors, and work practices. Expect change, adapt, and embrace the challenge.
14 OFFICER AS A FOLLOWER Examine _____ _______ for change. Be a supportive ______ player. Recognize other people’s expertise within the community and your organization. ____________ is required in order to lead effectively.
15 PROFESSIONALISM DEFINITION: Adherence to high standards of behavior and training required in a particular occupation or profession.
16 CHARACTERISTICS OF A PROFESSION Shared sense of purpose Common body of knowledge Standardized training Being vital to the well being of society System of _________ __ ___________ Code of ethics/code of professional conduct
17 PUBLIC TRUST Is the __________of a peace officers authority. Previous experiences with L/E Develop or enhance L/E community partnerships General pub apathy & prevailing attitudes Impact of family structure Social and/or economic conditions Situations that promote high level fear or sense of collective victimization Media treatment of L/E events
18 VALUES & ETHICS __________________: Fundamental beliefs on which decisions and conduct are based Ethics: Accepted rule of conduct governing an individual or a group ____________ Personal convictions about right and wrong Principles: Ethical standards that people rely on for guidance and decision making
19 ETHICAL CONDUCT IMPORTANCE Must be a ______________ for those in L/E Maintaining community’s trust requires high standards of ethical conduct Unethical conduct affects the image and morale and offends officers throughout the profession & country “Golden Rule” – “do unto others as you would have others do unto you”
20 EXPECTIONS OF PEACE OFFICERS Agency Expectations: Peer Expectations: _____________ Expectations: Community Expectations:
21 COMMUNITY EXPECTATIONS “Career Survival” – _________________, making good choices. Keep community safe & secure ______________ Respond promptly to calls Demonstrate professional behavior ___________ Protect human rights Address crime & disorder Solve problems in fair & impartial manner ______________
22 ETHICAL REPORT WRITING Summarize the facts, don’t “cut & paste” ___________ a report, nor allow some else to change your report with your name on it Write your report free of speculation, bias, or personal opinions. You are a __________ _________!
23 BENEFITS OF PROFESSIONAL & ETHICAL BEHAVIOR Officer-Promotes professionalism, self esteem, resp co-workers, sense of doing right thing, professional rep in community Agency-Improves moral, reinforce standard of performance, improves agency reputation Community-rec equitable L/E, sense security & trust, increase community partnerships
24 CONSEQUENCES OF UNETHICAL CONDUCT ________________ – written, oral, termination Agency/Personal liability (punitive damages) Public Embarrassment (individual/agency/family) ______________ negative stereotypes Reduction in effectiveness Diminish public trust & cooperation Compromise officer safety
25 CODE OF ETHICS/CONDUCT IACP POST requires administered to all peace officers in State Code of Professional Conduct-1979, comp of “__________________” (w/b p 1-43)
26 Unprofessional Conduct & Intervention Officer’s resp to intervene, prevent or stop _____________ or unlawful behavior Allows peace officers to maintain or restore professional control over a given situation
27 BEHAVIOR REQUIRING INTERVENTION Unlawful use of force Unlawful arrest Constitutional violation P/O had reasonable opp to prevent harm _________________ use of language Other unlawful, unethical or inappropriate behaviors
28 LEGAL BASIS FOR INTERVENTION U.S. Constitution-Federal Law Unlaw action under color authority-Title 18, sec _______, Title 42, sec 1983 Inhumane/oppressive treatment of prisoners, unnecessary use of force, assaulting, beating anyone (PC ) Neglecting or vio an official duty while holding public office (________) Lawful resistance to excessive use of force (PC 692/693)
29 FACTORS INHIBITING INTERVENTIONS Officer is friends with the co-worker Feels it is someone else’s responsibility ____________ ________ Fear consequences, ostracized ______________ or unfamiliar with the proper action to remedy the situation Psychologically unprepared to intervene
30 LEVELS OF INTERVENTION Advance, immediate, delayed: Verbal-discuss of expectations Command presence (Sgt/Lt) Physical intervention: ___________ Stepping in Restraining
31 DELAYED INTERVENTION Discussion/admonishment-Talk about the improprieties of unprofessional behavior Referral/training-If problem continues, additional training may help-third party Reporting-factual documentation
32 ETHICAL DECISION MAKING STRATEGIES ____________ Determine stakeholders Consider options/course of action Possible consequences ____________ Re-access