About PoliceTalent

Welcome to PoliceTalent, the platform and forum for police leaders, police officers, politicians, and others who want to contribute to the positive development of policing. The goal of this forum is to offer examples of best practices and practical leadership guidance based on practitioners’ experience and academic results. PoliceTalent focuses on and emphasizes the positive movement for effective 21st century policing. This is a forum for everyone that wants to make a difference. Read more

Meet our contributors

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Anki Holmberg

Anki Holmberg

Psychology researcher

Anki Holmberg has for more than 25 years been working with work psychology testing within recruitment, leadership and organizational development. Through the years she has examined and worked with focus on how individual attributes are related to work performance, and how a person can develop these attributes.

Dr. Ann-Christine Andersson Arntén


Dr. Ann-Christine Andersson Arntén has a doctoral degree in psychology. Since 2011 she has been employed at the Swedish Police focusing on analyze and development of leadership and organization within the Swedish police.

Charles "Chip" Huth

Major & Senior Consultant

Major Charles “Chip” Huth has 27-years of law enforcement experience and currently serves as the Commander of the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department’s North Patrol Division. He is also a senior consultant for The Arbinger Institute.

Johan Nilvé


Superintendent Johan Nilvé has been a sworn police officer since 2002. Since 2013 he has been assigned to the HR-department focusing on leadership development but also looking at organizational factors that counteract change into more effective policing.

Johannes Knutsson

Johannes Knutsson

Professor emeritus

Professor emeritus Johannes Knutsson is affiliated to the Norwegian Police University College. He has been conducting police research in Sweden and Norway since the mid-1970s. Instead of carrying out traditional academic research on the police, he decided early in his career to do research for and with the police.

Mac Tristan

Chief of Police

Chief of Police Mac Tristan (Coppell, Texas, USA) has reorganized two police departments by practicing a new participative leadership style thereby making them more effective and a better place to work.

Martin Lagerström

Executive Coach/Adviser

Martin Lagerström, Executive Coach/Adviser at Statistics Sweden, has long experience in helping top-management teams and managers around the world how to use fact-based methods to change and improve culture to achieve excellent result, elected best-practice by UNECE and others.

Thomas Bothe


Thomas Bothe, Germany, is a former CEO with a wide experience from organizational development. Thomas Bothe has for 16 years been training leaders in communication as a consultant within leadership development.

Trevor Archer

Senior Professor

Senior Professor Trevor Archer, University of Gothenburg, Department of Psychology and Leader of the Swedish network of Empowerment began as a neurobiologist. The last ten years he has worked with exploring empowerment and personal resilience, how to develop and share empowerment and its effect on people, especially the handicapped.

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