Changes in policing are coming.Your agency can build the blueprint for other agencies to follow. Have the foresight to be the agent of change.
To be a successful agent of change, one must identify the undesirable activity, culture or direction of the target agency, community, organization, or group. Once that undesirable trait is identified, a plan must be devised and executed to tactically remove and replace it with a more desireable trait.
This course breaks down the steps required to successfully make the desired changes and foster an environment to sustain the changes made. Please note that the plan may take an extended amount of time to successfully execute. It can take a matter of months or years dependent of the rigidity of the target agency's culture. Maintaining focus, having patience, and executing the plan in stages is key to ensure the changes have a stable foundation to be anchored. We have found what we call the “Eight Ates”, that if followed in chronological order, will greatly increase chances of a successful activity change, culture change and/or directional change.
The “Eight Ates” can be broken down into 3 categories:
3-Maintenance/ foundation hardening