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Recommended Readings

Books that will enhance tactical leadership skills and strategies

Tactical Leadership and Risk Mitigation

Leadership and Training for the Fight

Paul Howe

The Unthinkable

Amanda Ripley

Deep Survival

Laurence Gonzalez

Lincoln on Leadership

Donald T. Phillips

It's Your Ship

D. Michael Abrashoff

It's Our Ship

D. Michael Abrashoff

The Founding Father's on Leadership

Donald T. Phillips

Patrol Response to Contemporary Problems

John Kolman

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

Stephen Covey

Operational Leadership

Emotional Intelligence: Why it Can Matter More Than IQ

Daniel Goleman

Sound Doctrine

Sid Heal

The Management of Police Specialized Units

Tom Mijares and Ron McCarthy

The Passion of Command

Bryan McCoy

Battle Leadership

Captain Adolf Von Schell

The Art of War - Sun Tzu

James Clavell

Left of Bang

Patrick Van Horne and Jason A. Riley

The Trials and Tribulations of Becoming a SWAT Commander

John Kolman

Significant Tactical Police Cases

Tom Mijares and Ron McCarthy

The Mission, the Men and Me

Pete Blaber

Legal Considerations for Tactical Medical Responders: For Both the Individuals and Agencies

Raffaele M. DiGiorgio

Why Leaders Fail and the 7 Prescriptions for Success

Peter B. Stark and Mary C. Kelly

Strategic Leadership

Every Officer is a Leader: Coaching Leadership, Learning and Performance in Justice, Public Safety and Security Organizations

Terry D. Anderson

Field Command

Sid Heal

Special Ops Case Studies

William H. McRaven

The Thinker's Toolkit

Morgan Jones

It Worked for Me: In Life and Leadership

Colin Powell

Going Pro

Tony Kern

Never Split the Difference

Chris Voss

Team of Teams - General

Stanley McChrystal

The War on Cops

Heather MacDonald

Leading with Honor

Lee Ellis

Fearless Leaders – Sharpen Your Focus

Cathy L. Greenberg and TC North

Emotional Brilliance – Living a Fearless Life

Relly Nadler and Cathy L. Greenberg