Youth
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Trust and legitimacy are built on fairness and integrity. When law enforcement personnel are trustworthy, honest, and concerned about the well-being of the people they encounter, long-term relationshi...
Ethics
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Being a law enforcement officer in today’s society is a challenging and complex task; it requires officers to be free from bias and intolerance in order to perform their duties well. At present, lim...
Ethics
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In Santa Ana, California, police served a search warrant on a marijuana dispensary that was operating improperly. After the business had been cleared of patrons and workers, a video surveillance syste...
Officer Safety & Wellness
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One of the greatest responsibilities a country has is to provide a safe working environment for its law enforcement professionals. Every day, officers risk their lives keeping their communities safe f...
Recruitment & Personnel
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In October 2006, “Police Officer Recruitment: A Public Sector Crisis,” was published in Police Chief. The article identified a number of issues impacting the recruitment of police officers includi...
Cybercrime
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Law enforcement in the United Kingdom is experiencing many changes and challenges, both in terms of the demands placed on policing and law enforcement and in the complexity of providing these services...
Community-Police Relations
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The importance of police culture is widely recognized—the President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing noted that “[o]rganizational culture eats policy for lunch” and “[b]ehavior is more ...
Technology Talk
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It is becoming increasingly difficult to open any news site today without reading about cyber invasions, data breaches, and privacy compromises. No sector has gone unscathed. The size, scope, and expe...
Community-Police Relations
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Dr. Gary Cordner’s research article on factors that affect police culture in the 21st century examines whether there is a universally identifiable police culture present in U.S. law enforcement. Whi...
Traffic Safety Initiatives
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Trailer towing is more popular than ever. A person can’t watch a sporting event on television without multiple commercials touting the ability of a given vehicle to tow more and more weight. Given t...