Floyd O. Caveny, Jr.

Prevention and Intervention Strategies for Disgruntled Officers

Maintaining a motivated workforce is a challenge for all organizations. Law enforcement agencies are faced with the apparent contradiction in that the factors and performance we value most in officers can utimately lead to them becoming disgruntled and malcontent. Recognition of the early indications of problems is the responsibility of administration, first-line supervision, and the officers themselves. The goal is to guide officers into a well-rounded and balanced life, which will in turn lead them to being productive and motivated for their entire career.