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Policing Matters Podcast

Policing Matters

Policing Matters is a weekly law enforcement podcast bringing you the latest news and critical issues impacting police officers. Listen as Police1 columnist and Deputy Chief Jim Dudley (ret.) sits down with law enforcement and criminal justice experts from across the country to talk strategy and trends in policing.

Listen on Apple Podcasts, Amazon Music, Stitcher, Spotify, and RSS feed. You can also watch the show on Police1’s YouTube channel.

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The potency and availability of fentanyl pose significant challenges for law enforcement, with overdose deaths continuing to rise
How the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) partners with local police to safeguard critical infrastructure against evolving threats
Dive into a dynamic conversation on the potential and pitfalls of AI in law enforcement, exploring real-world applications, ethical dilemmas and the future of smart policing technologies
As AI technology evolves, law enforcement faces new challenges in distinguishing real from AI-generated content; this complexity is reshaping investigative methods and legal frameworks
Host Jim Dudley and Police1 columnist Chris Littrell share some recommendations
This seasoned police veteran and aspiring congresswoman outlines her vision for restoring and enhancing public safety and law enforcement support
Sheriff Scott Rose of the Officer Down Memorial podcast discusses the unseen burdens of law enforcement careers, the importance of mental health resources, and his efforts to ensure fallen officers are remembered
Exploring the innovative training methods designed to equip middle managers with effective leadership strategies
Exploring how technology and personalized coaching methods can revamp corrections systems, reduce recidivism, and improve safety for correctional officers and inmates alike
Dr. Patricia Kay Reyna shares her family’s ordeal following a devastating on-duty accident that left her husband, a North Carolina State Highway Patrol Master Trooper, with a traumatic brain injury