POETE: The Planning Acronym

POETE is not a linear process but best applied when circular, it is a constant evolving process. There is no stopping point but constant refinement. One big rock in the road will cause you to return back and review the process that brought you to this.


William L. “Bill” Harvey is a native Virginian. He served as a sergeant in the U.S. Army Military Police Corps. He has a BA in criminology from St. Leo University and is a graduate of the Southern Police Institute of the University of Louisville (103rd AOC). Harvey served for over 23 years with the Savannah (GA) Police Department.