Polish the Tarnished Badge – Part 5: Recognize the Standard

The Character First Curriculum provides some excellent tools for promoting and encouraging character within any police organization. The Police Dynamics Institute has partnered with the Character Training Institute to provide a truly outstanding character-based leadership program for law enforcement.

The basic principle is that you should hire a police officer for character and then train them for skills. But in law enforcement management, we tend to hire for skills and fire for character because so many officers fail the character test!

The key to impacting a culture is to impact its vocabulary. In this video, Franklin Smith shows you how to make the character connection on a day to day basis as well as how to pass the character tests that we all tend to face.

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