Officer Safety & Wellness
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In the not so distant law enforcement future, a watch commander will receive a call from the dispatch center:...
Technology
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Your spouse yells from upstairs: “Honneyyy! The Wi-Fi is down again!” It’s the third time this week your home’s wireless has stopped working. “Okaayyy!” You bellow up the stairwell, “Reb...
Policy
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Throughout the many years of force reviews conducted by the Los Angeles, California, Police Department’s Deputy Chief Kris Pitcher has found an ongoing issue that is pronounced in thousands of non-l...
Research in Brief
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Each year, popular culture news outlets such as Maxim magazine often involve the biggest “party” universities in the United States. Many of these universities are located in smaller towns througho...
Policy
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A claim of police brutality is an ugly, emotional, and politically loaded accusation. Police brutality is “the use of unnecessary and/or excessive force by police officers when handling civilians...
Chief's Counsel
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The U.S. federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) went into effect in April 2003. Since then, questions have abounded about the extent to which HIPAA impacts law enforcement...
Research & Evidence-Based Policing
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On January 13, 2017, the U.S. Department of Justice published the Investigation of the Chicago Police Department.1 The report focused heavily on the need for the Chicago, Illinois, Police Department...
Spotlight
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As law enforcement agencies worldwide seek to increase trust within their communities and to build positive relationships between their officers and the community members they serve, new concepts are ...
Policy
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Police use of force continues to be a much debated, sometimes highly contested, issue for communities. Law enforcement officers face many complex and dynamic situations that may result in the use of ...
Officer Safety & Wellness
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Law enforcement officers live in their community’s crises. Their existence while at work necessitates resolving the highs and lows of other people’s lives, then resuming what most would consider n...