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The LSU National Center for Biomedical Research and Training is a nationally recognized center for emergency preparedness and response training located at Louisiana State University’s flagship campus. We have provided high-quality, federally-certified training to America’s emergency responders about prevention, response and recovery from biological incidents since 1998. Each week on the LSU NCBRT Preparedness Podcast, we will bring in some of the nation’s top experts to cover topics related to the wide field of emergency response.

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The LSU National Center for Biomedical Research and Training is a nationally recognized center for emergency preparedness and response training located at Louisiana State University’s flagship campus. We have provided high-quality, federally-certified training to America’s emergency responders about prevention, response and recovery from biological incidents since 1998. Each week on the LSU NCBRT Preparedness Podcast, we will bring in some of the nation’s top experts to cover topics related to the wide field of emergency response.

    52 - Generational Issues in Law Enforcement: Leadership

    52 - Generational Issues in Law Enforcement: Leadership

    Today is the third and final episode in our three-part series on generational differences in law enforcement. Guests include Ashleigh Wojslawowicz, a senior crime analyst and an LSU NCBRT/ACE subject matter expert; Brenda Dietzman, retired colonel undersheriff for Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office in Wichita, Kansas; and Courtney Tassin, an LSU NCBRT/ACE subject matter expert, licensed professional counselor candidate and program manager for a paramedic co-responder model in Aurora, Colorado. In this episode, they discuss the challenges that come with working across generations, the strengths that Gen Z and Millennials bring to the field, and ways current members of law enforcement can serve as mentors and leaders to younger generations in the field.

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    51 - Generational Issues in Law Enforcement: Recruitment and Retention

    51 - Generational Issues in Law Enforcement: Recruitment and Retention

    This is the second episode in our three-part series on generational differences in law enforcement. Guests include Ashleigh Wojslawowicz, a senior crime analyst and an LSU NCBRT/ACE subject matter expert; Brenda Dietzman, retired colonel undersheriff for Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office in Wichita, Kansas; and Courtney Tassin, an LSU NCBRT/ACE subject matter expert, licensed professional counselor candidate and program manager for a paramedic co-responder model in Aurora, Colorado. Today, they discuss recruitment and retention of younger generations in law enforcement, including the issues with recruitment given the current climate in policing, the importance of having mentors available for younger generations, the shift in attitudes towards the work/life balance between generations, and more. The final episode in this series will air on Tuesday, December 28th.

    • 45 min
    50 - Generational Issues in Law Enforcement: An Introduction

    50 - Generational Issues in Law Enforcement: An Introduction

    Today’s episode begins a new, three-part series on generational differences in law enforcement. Guests include Ashleigh Wojslawowicz, a senior crime analyst and an LSU NCBRT/ACE subject matter expert; Brenda Dietzman, retired colonel undersheriff for Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office in Wichita, Kansas; and Courtney Tassin, an LSU NCBRT/ACE subject matter expert, licensed professional counselor candidate and program manager for a paramedic co-responder model in Aurora, Colorado. Today, they discuss the evolution of law enforcement through generational and cultural changes, the benefits of having younger perspectives in the field, and the shift in priorities and values between generations. The next episode in this series will be released Tuesday, December 14.

    • 31 min
    49 - Women in Law Enforcement: Recruitment and Generational Differences

    49 - Women in Law Enforcement: Recruitment and Generational Differences

    Today is the fifth and final episode of our five-episode series on women in law enforcement. Guests include Brenda Dietzman, former colonel and under-sheriff for the Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office in Wichita, KS; Shannon Paulson, assistant commanding officer of the LAPD’s Counter-Terrorism and Special Operations bureau; Maggie Varela, former Miami-Dade PD lieutenant; and Kristen Ziman, former chief of the Aurora, IL PD. In this last episode, they discuss ways to attract more women to the law enforcement profession, recruitment and retention tactics, and the ways the profession can adapt to a younger generation of law enforcement officers.

    • 41 min
    48 - Women in Law Enforcement: Challenges

    48 - Women in Law Enforcement: Challenges

    Today is the fourth episode of our five-episode series on women in law enforcement. Guests include Brenda Dietzman, former colonel and under-sheriff for the Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office in Wichita, KS; Shannon Paulson, assistant commanding officer of the LAPD’s Counter-Terrorism and Special Operations bureau; Maggie Varela, former Miami-Dade PD lieutenant; and Kristen Ziman, former chief of the Aurora, IL PD. Today, they discuss the barriers that women in law enforcement still face today, including the stereotypes surrounding women. The final episode in our Women in Law Enforcement series will air Tuesday, Nov. 16.

    • 23 min
    47 - Women in Law Enforcement: Mentorship and Leadership

    47 - Women in Law Enforcement: Mentorship and Leadership

    Today is episode three of our five-episode series on women in law enforcement. Guests include Brenda Dietzman, former colonel and under-sheriff for the Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office in Wichita, KS; Shannon Paulson, assistant commanding officer of the LAPD’s Counter-Terrorism and Special Operations bureau; Maggie Varela, former Miami-Dade PD lieutenant; and Kristen Ziman, former chief of the Aurora, IL PD. Today’s episode focuses on mentorship and leadership for women in law enforcement. They discuss their experiences with leadership roles within their departments, countering “imposter syndrome”, and how to be a successful mentor to others.

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