Dale Stockton is a 32-year-veteran of law enforcement, having worked in all areas of police operations and investigations and retiring as a police captain from Carlsbad, California. He is a graduate of the 201st FBI National Academy and holds a Master’s degree in Criminology from the University of California, Irvine. He has served as a Commissioner for California POST, the agency responsible for all California policing standards and training. Dale is the former editor-in-chief of Law Officer Magazine and is the executive director of Below 100.
In the United States, there are roughly 18,000 law enforcement agencies, and almost nine out of 10 have fewer than 50 officers. Although television often depicts departments with resources, such as helicopters, armored vehicles and cover officers only 30 seconds...Read more
I just got back from the ILEETA (International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association) conference, and the level of commitment and service of the 800 trainers in attendance impressed me.Read more
This is our training issue,and I had prepared an editorial page covering the importance of trainers setting an example and emphasizing the importance of being a role model. Trainers have that responsibility by default, and many underestimate its significance.Read more