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No Texting While Driving Tickets

No matter where you turn, it seems as though you see more newspaper and magazine ads, TV commercials, and more that texting and driving is simply, well, a stupid thing to do. Most of the pictures depict horrendous motor vehicle … Continue reading

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Fentanyl Abuse Crisis Is Getting Worse

For those of you who are not familiar with Fentanyl, it’s a synthetic opioid that is intended to be used as an acute pain reliever in place of morphine. The big difference is that it is typically listed as being … Continue reading

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Closed for Christmas and New Years!

In order to give our staff time to spend with their families during the holiday season, Privacy for Cops will be closed December 25, 2018 and January 1, 2019. Support Options Limited Beginning December 24, 2018 to January 2, 2019, … Continue reading

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Do You Know What to Do If You Are Caught in a Data Breach?

In the past several years there have been massive data breaches in which the personal information of millions of Americans has been accessed by hackers from around the world. To make matter worse, we only hear about the significant data … Continue reading

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Portable Fingerprint Scanners

For law enforcement officers, trying to identify suspects on the street can be challenging. It is far too easy for a person to give a false name and other forms of misinformation. While out on the street, officers lack the … Continue reading

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Should You Be Narrating Your Traffic Stops?

Although the practice of narrating traffic stops is not mandatory, only a small percentage of officers do so. Yet, you might be surprised at how much it can help others to see your thought process should your actions be called … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving!

On behalf of our Board of Directors and Staff, we would like to wish you a HAPPY THANKSGIVING! In order to give our families time to spend with their loved ones, we will be closed on Thursday, November 22, with … Continue reading

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Having Antivirus Software Isn’t Enough – It Needs to be Current

Picture this, you’re sitting at home on the computer working on a report, and a window pops up with a reminder that there is a software update available. Without a thought, you click the “not now” or “remind me later” … Continue reading

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Budget Cuts, Funding Shortages, Police Officers, and Safety

One of the most significant issues facing every level of law enforcement today is an extreme lack of funding. Current budget cuts continue to affect not only law enforcement officers but also every citizen of the United States as it … Continue reading

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Challenges Faced by Law Enforcement Today

In a report released by the Heritage Foundation, there are positive indications that many of our leaders are starting to take note of the pressure and danger our police officers must face on a daily basis. A group including retired … Continue reading

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