In this video, American Military University's Dr. Michael Pittaro explains why transformational leadership and emotional intelligence go hand in hand in the field of corrections.
By Leischen Stelter
Veterans Day is about recognizing the sacrifices made by those in the military, but it's also an opportunity to reflect on the unique challenges they face. Hear from these veterans about their experiences transitioning from the military to the civilian workforce.
By Leischen Stelter
Professional conferences are a great opportunity to continue building a body of research and furthering the criminal justice field. The ACJS annual conference in May will be no exception. Find out what topics AMU faculty members will be presenting on and what they expect to gain.
By Dr. Michael Pittaro
Emotional intelligence is central to the work of a correctional officer. When dealing with prisoners on a daily basis, the ability to understand emotions in yourself and those around you is crucial. Learn more about the importance of emotional intelligence and how you can harness it to improve both your success at work and your personal well-being.
By Faylin Mutch
Collaboration across different agencies has often proven to bolster local government efforts. Learn how a multi-agency approach helped a team of public safety, fire, and public health professionals identify threats to water reclamation plants in an Ohio county.
Physical health is a vital component for any person; however, it is particularly important for intelligence professionals. While the image of a field agent chasing down an intel lead may come to mind when thinking about the importance of physical health, it’s just as important for an analyst sitting at a desk to maintain a healthy body and lifestyle to enhance critical thinking skills. Now is the time to make the changes and focus on eating better, exercising more, and getting a good night’s sleep. It could be the difference in making an accurate judgement at a critical moment or not.
With the rise in domestic violence, there is a greater need to understand why and to what extent certain individuals become victims of domestic violence. AMU's Dr. Jade Pumphrey discusses the study of victimology and why it's important to understand the role that victims play in their victimization and how this has led to some important legislation for victims.