Gates Calls Clapper Right Choice for Top Intel Post
James R. Clapper, President Barack Obama's nominee to be the next director of national intelligence, is the right man for the job, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates said today.
Former Deputy Sheriff Wins Book Festival
Harry D. Penny, Jr., a former Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputy, was awarded first prize in the autobiography in the 2010 Beach Book Festival for his book Behind the Badge: The Funny Side of the Thin Blue Line.
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Mullen Invokes Common Sacrifices from D-Day, Today
The military's top officer thanked the D-Day veterans of World War II for their service here today, and asked them to reach out to those who have fought in Iraq and Afghanistan to share their common experiences.
Morale: Whose Job is in Anyways?
Karl Von Clausewitz, a Prussian military general and military theorist, identified morale as a fundamental military principle. Since Clausewitz published On War morale has developed into a concept seen as critical to organizations, including law enforcement. Unfortunately, morale is difficult to define and in many circles has become somewhat synonymous with motivation. In this article we will look at a very different definition of morale, its potential effects and how the first line supervisor can affect it.