JB Edwards

The Hedgehog knows one big thing, the Fox knows many little things
– Archilochus

Beavers are workers and builders
– John Edwards

We concentrate on objectivity, by defining how we see, anticipate, and how we think about complex issues in a dynamic and ever-changing public safety context. Both empirical research and over 40 years of practical experience is incorporated into our analysis. Then, we focus on proactive measures to provide the best leadership and management features and strategies to our clients charged with public safety responsibilities within the contemporary organizational framework.


We provide specialized consulting and training regarding leadership, management, organizational relationships, operations, and investigations.

Courses available:

  • The Burden of Command (The balance of leadership and management)
  • Meta-cognition in police leadership, the dichotomy of the Fox and the Hedgehog
  • Multi-Jurisdictional Task Force Management
  • Procedurally Just Leadership and Legitimate Management Processes
  • Implicit social cognition, the science and the practice as it relates to law enforcement leadership
  • Drug Unit Management: Supervision, Sources and Methods
  • Major Case Management and Coordination
  • Managing a politically sensitive case
  • 21st Century Complexity in Police Operations and Management
  • The contextual dynamics in use of force cases, their investigation, evaluation and interpretations
  • Perspective and practice, central concepts in contemporary policing with the community
  • Making order from chaos: Major Incident Command
  • Communication Dynamics: Internal and External Stakeholder Management
  • A Growth or Fixed Mindset: the choice to be a competent or incompetent narcotics officer in
    contemporary drug enforcement operations
  • Implicit Social Cognition for Police Officers
  • Fact-finding and Investigative Discipline
  • Homicide Investigative Strategies
  • Intelligence Led Policing: Innovation and Problem Solving
  • Practical Applications of Search and Seizure Concepts: A Mindset of Thinking, Reasoning and Articulation
  • Essentials of Law Enforcement Communication Through Specificity in Documentation
  • The Operational Realities And Proactive Strategies Regarding Contemporary Media Management

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  • Watch for the meaningful results to come from this initiative. President Delmar is uniquely qualified as a professional Chief and blessed as an exceptional leader to demonstrate the value of where internal and external stakeholders meet to enhance our craft. ,
  • This is an interesting study that corroborates related research regarding the nexus between proceduaral just supervision and officers becoming more procedural just in their perspectives (LEADERSHIP means so much in our craft) ,
  • Managing is human interactions and the successful manager builds good relationships based on good leadership Dr. Mintzberg makes a great point leadership is a participative process ,
  • Important information from Dr Wilkinson’s excellent research video, that has direct implications in our craft. I thought of how micromanagement destroys our ability to motivate and devastates our goals for retaining officers. Officers require autonomy, mastery and purpose at work ,
  • Important perspective for investigators and their supervisors on a routine requirement that can have huge consequences ,