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.

Services:

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

  • Amazon has just brought me an 8th edition journey to evaluate some very thoughtful and diverse perspectives from an array of exemplary academics regarding contemporary issues in our craft. I cannot wait to begin this trek to improve my acumen. ,
  • Thought provocative forecast from ages ago... ,
  • Thoughtful perspectives for practitioners and academics are discussed in this new book. Well written and organized. Just completed a review from my reading on Amazon ,
  • Excellent advice from Dr. Edmondson for utility as a leader in these complex and uncertain times. Especially in the context of our operational realities in contemporary policing. ,
  • An excellent reference for all police training and academics. I wish more time could have been devoted to a co-author’s exemplary work on the danger of the single perspective of video and the simplest fact of compliance. However, this book is of great utility. ,