Mastery: Advancing Police Patrol

  • Sheldon F. Greenberg


This chapter deals with the concept of mastery. It is a concept that is discussed infrequently in law enforcement and, particularly, police patrol. Yet, many of the officers on patrol and others who serve are genuine masters of their craft. They perform their job at a consistently high level, continue to study and apply learning, hone their skills, avoid complacency, overcome adversity, and show disdain for mediocrity.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sheldon F. Greenberg
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  1. 1.School of EducationJohns Hopkins UniversityColumbiaUSA

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