Helping leaders to take responsibility

Helping leaders to take responsibility

It is true that the aspects of community policing, an influenced homeland security and new technologies mold the law enforcement organization in such a way that the profession is becoming more engaged (Garner, 2018). Furthermore, since the profession is more complex and demands more leadership dynamics, it is essential to know that sometimes the police executives may fail to take the course. Remember the situation can even get worse if the issue is left alone and it can lead to the laying off of the executive who does not take the course. This paper, therefore, discusses what needs to be done in case leaders fail to take a course of the organization.

It is essential to initiate a conversation with the executive about the failure to take action. Communication is vital in almost all aspect of management (Garner, 2018). Like in this case, if you create an opportunity for a productive conversation with the concerned authority, then you would probably know the reasons that contribute to the circumstances of inaction. Knowing where the source of the problem for the inaction is significant since it enables the other people to provide their support on the areas where there is a need. It is also vital to know that useful conversation is the best way to provide feedback that enables people to understand their behavior needs a change in an organization

Provision of support

It is important to realize that the law enforcement system has grown to a more complex organization (Garner, 2018). For example, the new technologies, the community policing as well as the homeland security have become more complex, and it is an aspect that brings about stress in an organization. It is, therefore, essential to show the needed support by doing the activity requires the attention of leaders. Remember it is a collective responsibility of all workers in the law enforcement to work as a team without waiting for a direction on issues that benefit the organization. Supporting the leaders is essential unless it is a task that requires the personal input of the leaders then you should remind them



Garner, G. W. (2018). Common Sense Police Supervision: Practical Tips for the First-line Leader. Charles C Thomas Publisher.