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5 Examples of Body Cameras Exonerating Police Officers

There is a lot of discussion around body cameras being used in law enforcement. With more police departments implementing cameras on their officers, the conclusive answer if the cameras have a positive effect is still up for debate.  One study on the Phoenix Police...

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Community Policing: When the Police Become Your Neighbor

  Community policing can be difficult to define, as different countries use this term in a variety of ways. In Singapore, community policing is defined as a program that reconnects with communities by increasing foot patrol and attempts to educate the people and...

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Police Fatigue Pt. 3: Taking Action

John’s 32 years of experience in law enforcement coupled with his human resource and organizational leadership designations make him a perfect subject matter expert when it comes to police fatigue. John led pivotal cultural changes within the Delaware State Police in...

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Why are Our Firearms Going Missing?

During my police career I can recall reading numerous reports of missing equipment including firearms. Cops were having their handguns and Tasers stolen, sometimes right out of the glove compartment of their cars, it even happened at my agency a couple times! Stolen...

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Why Every Police Officer Should Practice Mindfulness

Take a deep breath through your nose, feel it vibrate as it fills your nasal passages and follow the breath as your diaphragm expands and contracts. Ever heard of mindfulness? Well congratulations, that was your first crack at it! Mindfulness is simply the practice of...

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911 Dispatcher Burnout

Over 240 million calls are made to 911 in the U.S. each year. For the Emergency Medical Dispatchers (EMD) that must answer these calls, there are some serious mental and physical consequences. Dispatchers spend their entire shifts dealing with people in the most panicked moments of their lives, and those people’s lives are dependent on how quickly and efficiently the dispatcher reacts. EMDs dispatch help in the form of fire, paramedic or police first responders, and stay on the line with the caller until help arrives. And, as a result of the many hardships of the job, there is a national shortage of EMDs across Canada and the US.

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Law Enforcement Agencies Doing Social Media Right

It is becoming more and more common for organizations to have a social media presence, including those in law enforcement and public safety. Being on social media allows you to connect with those that you serve, share “wins” from your employees, listen to feedback and...

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