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Parents sue for excessive force based on “officer-created danger,” but qualified immunity granted based on suspect’s manifest intentions
After making a citizen’s arrest of a drunk motorist, an Uber driver (and former cop) is arrested and charged with impersonating a police officer
If the first time you meet your community is after a tragedy, it’s too late
Preparation is key; your life and the lives of your colleagues depend on it
Wear your helmet. It could save your life.
Sometimes the best decision is the hardest decision – just walk away
First tip: Ensure you’re informed on key law enforcement issues within your agency to stand out during the oral exam
Wellness
The initiative aims to prioritize health and wellness for all law enforcement officers across the state, starting at the recruit level for optimal impact
Keep this list of top risk management books on hand when planning your next leadership book club
We should consider how our actions will “look” and what “they” will say about them
First responders need to become students of history, because it’s one of the easiest ways to avoid becoming the subject of history repeating itself
Take charge of your physical health and wellness so you can identify potential issues and address them before they cause trouble
Gordon Graham discusses three important police leadership qualities: knowledge, courage and attitude
With the right people, policies, training and supervision in place, we can best handle whatever may come our way during these events
If you can’t say anything nice, then don’t say anything at all
Promoting mental wellness in public safety involves regular check-ins, providing resources, supporting those struggling, leading by example and recognizing signs of stress
Gordon Graham offers practical tips to minimize the risk of heat illness, including dressing in lightweight, light-colored clothing, taking regular breaks in a cool place and more
A squad car can feel like a little bubble of safety, but it’s not
The smartest cop isn’t the one with the quickest decision
Don’t be afraid to regularly take your unit to your city, county or state vehicle maintenance folks to have them check the brake pads and wheel alignment
Most LEOs across the country have the authority to make arrests even when off duty, but just because we can do something doesn’t mean we should
Be smart about when and where you don shades
At the end of the day, your health is largely in your hands; take some extra time to take care of you
In this video, risk management expert Gordon Graham outlines how LE and fire can cooperate effectively on scene
Agency leadership needs to trust the judgment of training personnel and deal with small problems before they become big ones
When good people get involved in high-risk, low-frequency events, you are much more likely to make a mistake; listen to learn why ongoing training is key for responders
Risk management expert Gordon Graham details how to combat the five reasons mistakes are made in public safety
How an officer responds should be based on both individual rights and officer safety
What should you do, and not do, when you arrive at a fire before the fire department.