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Behind the Badge Special Edition - Emotional Intelligence

December 07, 2016

In this Sheriffs Academy Special Edition of Behind the Badge, Walton County Sheriff Michael Adkinson highlights the importance of using emotional intelligence to maximize the efficiency of sheriffs and staff. Sheriff Adkinson encourages deputies to use their emotional intelligence to manage communication using both the written and spoken word. He also discusses the opportunities provided by various social media platforms to relay messages while being emotionally cognizant of what the public is receiving.