Why we must DEMAND BETTER POLICE
Arrested Development: A Veteran Police Chief Sounds Off About Protest, Racism, Corruption and the Seven Steps Necessary to Improve Our Nation’s Police
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What is being said about "Arrested Development:"
“Retired Madison, Wisc., Police Chief David Couper guides us through his career as a progressive law enforcement leader during years of American social upheaval. This was also a time of breakthroughs, as social scientists brought academic rigor to the seminal studies of policing. Couper, always the innovator, tested those new paradigms in the crucible of the American street and campus. These were also years of advancement in technology and management theory, but Couper continually comes back to the most important asset of any police agency — its men and women. He reminds us that the effective executive will first be a “servant leader,” concerned with the selection, empowerment, recognition, and continuous development of those people in direct service to the community. Couper writes from his current calling as an Episcopal priest, a calling that may share many of the same challenges and rewards as policing. Recommended for anyone interested in leadership or in urban social problems.”
[Chief Greg Hestness, University of Minnesota Police Department. REACH: University of Minnesota, College of Liberal Arts, Summer, 2012]
“Chief, I just finished reading your book, Arrested Development today. What a great and timely read
for me as I seriously consider perhaps trying to take my career to another level and a new challenge as a police chief. My eyes actually welled up while reading
your epilogue. That has never happened to me as a result of reading a book. I believe your book will help me make a profound and positive difference in my leadership heretofore in my career as a police chief. Thank you for writing this book. I wish I had read it years ago.”
[Comment from a current police officer.]
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