"My one beef with law enforcement in general is I hate the top-down approach, that only people with rank can think."
I think I've said that before. But that quote is from D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier.
"Lanier wants to convert the department from a conventional military-style hierarchical culture into one driven from the bottom up. That means accountability and leadership need to come from all ranks, particularly from those at the bottom who play the most important role for citizens."
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