Do you know a cop’s cop? How about a firefighter’s firefighter?
Do they have what it takes to run the department? Or are the two mutually exclusive?
In this week’s episode, HM and MC talk qualifications. Not pedigree or talking points, but real honest-to-goodness requirements for the head position in any of the three disciplines.
Can a Chief in one of the three disciplines just walk into the Mayor’s office, bang a rock on the desk and get results? Is a “My way or the highway” mentality healthy? Where is the line between Supervisor and Administrator and why isn’t a good Supervisor automatically a good Administrator?