For our first episode of 2023, we are joined by law enforcement ombudsman and truth teller, Major Travis Yates, to discuss one of his recent articles, How to Fix Law Enforcement. We cover his 5 "resolutions" for helping to improve the profession, with topics including leadership, training, media relations and federal funding.
You'll find that these are some great resolutions to start the year and to aid in the continued improvement of law enforcement.
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Author & Trainer
Major Travis Yates has been in law enforcement for 30 years, serving as a supervisor and manager for the last 26 years. His previous assignments include patrol, gang investigations, training, technology, policy, media relations, jail operations and special operations that included SWAT, Helicopter, K-9, Dive Team, Bomb Squad, Disaster Response, Special Events and the Reserve Program. Travis is an advanced certified instructor, a past recipient of the ILEETA Law Enforcement Trainer of the Year, co-founder of the Below 100 Initiative and best-selling author of “The Courageous Police Leader.”
Over the last two decades his seminars on risk management, officer safety and leadership have been given to thousands of law enforcement professionals across the globe including 47 states. Travis is currently a Doctoral Candidate at Liberty University with a focus on Strategic Leadership and is a graduate of the 227th session of the FBI National Academy, the Police Executive Development & Leadership Program and certified trainer for the IACP Leadership in Police Organizations.