AUTHORS

Samuel Johnson Jr., is the regional training and exercise coordinator in the Baltimore Mayor's Office of Emergency Management, where he is responsible for providing emergency-preparedness training to more than 5,000 public-service professionals.

A former Baltimore police officer who also held a managerial position with the Baltimore Housing Authority, Johnson was recognized in 2007 for his work to reduce gun crime in Baltimore with a certificate of commendation from the city's police commissioner and United States attorney. He holds a master's degree from the Johns Hopkins University Police Executive Leadership Program.

December 23, 2014

Law Enforcement, Communities and the Need for Mutual Respect

Much can be done on both sides to prevent the kind of tragedies that have ignited protests across the nation.
August 4, 2014

Public Safety and the Need for a Culture of Leadership Consciousness

Police, firefighters and other emergency responders occupy a special position of trust in their communities. They need to always be aware of the impact of their behavior.