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A 10-step response strategy for public information officers when faced with a viral news story
Through a fellowship model, New Blue seeks to create a network of police officers committed to bringing about change within their departments
See how law enforcement stepped up through acts of heroism to create some good this past year
How law enforcement agencies from California, Oregon, Washington, Hawaii and Alaska are joining forces to address critical public safety issues and advocate for meaningful legislative reform
Tune in for tomorrow’s all-new episode, where host Jim Dudley talks with Brian Marvel about the formation of the West Coast Law Enforcement Coalition
Cruising is now legal in California, and to show signs of solidarity within the communities, Oceanside and San Diego police departments are rolling out their lowriders
California agencies are improving transparency, communication, and service within their communities through automated response and case updates over text and email
Enhancing law enforcement capabilities through technology
Jonathan Wender, Ph.D., discusses the impact of TrustStat AI on police work and community interactions
“The Project Guardian program allows the families of persons with special needs to register their loved ones and provide detailed information and photos to assist the police before contact is initiated,” SRO Alex Zesati said
The idea is to boost resources for violence prevention programs, which have been overwhelmed in some cities
After a panel discussion on criminal justice, sports and pursuing dreams, students were given the opportunity to talk with officers in small groups
“One of my supervisors didn’t realize that there were as many deaf people in the county until I worked here,” Deputy Preston Kite said. “He’s surprised by the amount of times I’m called out somewhere”
This information will provide insight into the role of police departments in facilitating the return of lost items to their rightful owners
Your guide to community-centered policing through engaging residents, staff retention and data-informed decision-making
A majority of respondents to a recent survey support revising laws to remove the authority of police over minor violations that now are grounds for a vehicle stop
Always be prepared for questions about your agency’s traffic stop responses, policy and patrol officer training
“If I can help one person, then I have accomplished my mission.”
“We serve at the public’s discretion and should partner with them to understand what the public’s priorities are,” Chief JD Younger said
The manager allegedly told the officer that uniformed law enforcement had to be invited into the candy store, according to the FOP
Alicia Wadas, an advertising executive and a grandmother, has a second, not-quite-secret life: she’s with the FBI
Alicia Wadas recently received a first-ever recognition for her impact while serving as president of the FBI National Citizens Academy Alumni Association
Clarifying the source of common myths and misconception and recognizing our bias is the first step to building bridges and maintaining partnerships
Chief Philip Lukens has a simple goal: Allow computers to do computer work and humans to do human work
It’s a rhetorical distraction that prevents making progress on key public safety challenges
One thing we need to remember is that homelessness is not a crime. All people need to be treated with dignity and respect
“The idea is to get young people and the troopers to better understand each other, and I think Building Bridges does that,” the school’s headmaster said
Done right, it can help satisfy the public and treat your people fairly
“It boils down to knowing how to read and being confident in yourself,” Officer Levi Leyba said