Community-Police Relations
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Among the greatest pressures weighing on law enforcement leadership today is one that barely even registered on the radar just a few decades ago—the threat of negative public relations. And for good...
Sponsor Article
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Many police officers have attended Monday morning staff meetings where the events of the weekend drive the morning discussion. Attention-grabbing use-of-force incidents and subsequent community concer...
Crime & Violence
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Houses of worship (HOW) historically have been protected institutions and a safe haven for the community. However, during the past few years, the number of violent crimes directly and indirectly affec...
Community-Police Relations
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As law enforcement agencies further wade into the realm of the digital world, engaging and encouraging conversation in a limitless forum, the duties to respond, interact, and follow up with queries an...
Community-Police Relations
Policeman Being Interviewed by the Media on a Driveway at a Crime Scene
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Police dramas date back to the beginnings of the Reform Era of policing in the 1930s, when radio was in its infancy and serials captured the public’s imagination, and they continue to fascinate con...
Community-Police Relations
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“The media is a food chain that would fall apart without local newspapers.” John Oliver’s stark portrait of the state of journalism in an August 2016 episode of HBO’s Last Week Tonight stru...
Recruitment & Personnel
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Law enforcement agencies have undergone a rapid series of changes in the public opinion arena over the past three decades, largely fueled by various media outlets and the evolution of social media. S...
Tech Talk
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Lights are flashing, the siren is blaring, and the investigation has just begun. Critical information about the incident needs to get out to the public quickly. As it turns out, the most effective too...
Community-Police Relations
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Over the past decade, law enforcement agencies across the globe have stepped into the world of social media—some more willingly than others. Much as social media has changed the landscape of mainstr...
The Advisor
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What type of education or training would you advise for officers seeking to move into command or executive roles?...