16 tips for keeping a low off-duty profile

When you’re off-duty, being flagged as a cop may be dangerous to you and your family


When you’re on duty, having a high profile and easily recognized as a police officer is generally a necessary part of the job. When you’re off duty, however, being flagged as a cop may be dangerous to you and your family.

Here are a few tips for keeping a low profile off duty. Although some may seem rudimentary, they are worth revisiting. Share your top safety tips in the comments section below. 

1. Consider having your mail delivered to a post office box instead of your street address to minimize the association of your name with your home.

2. If you’re having law enforcement-related products or publications sent to your home, tell the company not to list your rank on the address label.

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