You are here because you are looking for a rewarding, honourable, and meaningful career.
...and a serious plan.
I am a retired police officer, educator, coach, and former tactical team operator. I prepare young adults for an amazing career in emergency services, policing, and corrections.
Mission to Learn
Duty to Serve
Lonnie Croal is a retired police officer who understands the opportunities and challenges to recruitment and promotion. Beyond his education and experience, he is a professional coach and educator.
Lon does not provide life coaching, therapy, or advice. That is not how great coaching works. There is no fixing people here – far from it. Now, building measurable goals with results...that's what happens right here and right now.
Lonnie's motivation for executive coaching meets you where you are and grows upward focusing on a path of service – quickly. No cutting corners, no assumptions, and no excuses. How incredible would it be to start your career (and your wall) right now?
"I am here to remind you that
everything is possible"
The Shield Coaching is an agenda - a commitment to your future. Shield provides tools, a strategy, and language for your action plans in your professional and personal life. Not the time for advice-giving nor war stories – Shield Coaching is a radical commitment towards your goal-sets, timelines, feedback, and follow through. Partnering strategies, tactics, and innovation are created here.
What Does a Career in Emergency Services, Military Police, Policing, and Corrections offer?
Making a Difference Through Your Career
Immediately, you are making a difference in your life, your community and in other's lives. Our approach to your career in public and private policing, emergency services, the military, and corrections is simple - our insight and relationships, building on your commitment to yourself, and the learning and leadership that you are about to demonstrate. Your career places you in an enviable and highly rewarding career. By helping make the world a better place to live, work, and grow is the ultimate philosophy - and is attainable. You'll get to help people who need it most, every day. What you want is critically important. How you get there is our job and we take it seriously.
Have a Meaningful Career
For many people, their career is the most defining aspect of their life. There are many factors that go into finding a meaningful career including personality type, education level, location, and more. For some people, they know what careers they want to have and for others, it can be a long and frustrating process of trying out different occupations until they find something that clicks. Let's do some coaching and discuss your future, the possibilities, and make darn sure that this career path is right for you.
Broadening Your Skills and Protecting Your Character
Broadening your skills is a daunting task. In many cases, people may be hesitant to pursue this change because they are concerned about how they will find the time and resources to do so. It is important to know that there are many options available for people who want to broaden their skills and pursue a career that is meaningful.
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