Barry is the director of The Center for Excellence in Public Safety Leadership and associate professor of criminal justice at Cardinal Stritch University in Milwaukee. Barry has over 35 years of professional experience, including 31 years as a law enforcement officer and supervisor. Barry also served with the Wisconsin Department of Justice as a senior training officer where he developed the Wisconsin Law Enforcement Career Development Program, a management and leadership training program for law enforcement supervisors.
Barry is certified by the IACP as a leadership instructor in the Leadership in Police Organizations Program. He is a national columnist on law enforcement management and leadership issues, and serves as a consultant to law enforcement agencies. In addition to his criminal justice degree, Barry holds a degree in business and an MS in management.
Barry hold’s a Master of Science Degree in Management and writes extensively on issues related to leadership and management in law enforcement agencies. He has extensive experience as an instructor and conference presenter on a variety of law enforcement topics, and is the founder and owner of Police Leadership Resources and the Policeleaders.com website.
Barry retired from active law enforcement with over thirty years of experience, including fourteen years of supervisory experience. During his active law enforcement career Barry served as both a patrol and investigative supervisor, and also held positions as the 911 Communications Supervisor and Field Training Unit Supervisor, among others. His career accomplishments include two Outstanding Service Awards, an Exemplary Performance Award, and the Department Award for Bravery.
Full list of Barry Reynolds results
How to lead without draining the life-blood from your officers–
Among the key outcomes of effective leadership is the empowerment we provide to others, coupled with the motivation that comes from a sense of shared vision
5 principles to include in your hiring process to set your correctional facility apart–
The messages correctional facilities send to potential candidates are a critical part of the recruitment process
What correctional officers need to know about stab-resistant body armor– 2
Understanding the various performance standards for slash- and stab-resistant body armor is of vital importance for correctional officer safety
Searching for your next leader? Look for those that ASPIRE–
ASPIRE compares potential candidates against characteristics most often identified with effective leadership.