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Reporting Concerns About Fellow Officers

The general public often likes to portray police officers as something other than human. But, it is important to recognize that all people make mistakes, and that includes officers. When you spot such issues in fellow officers, you need to … Continue reading

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Carrying Your Weapon When Off-Duty

Since 2004 when the Law Enforcement Officer’s Safety Act was initiated, it was made possible for law enforcement to carry weapons when off-duty in any state. This Act operates under the premise that even when law enforcement are not technically … Continue reading

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Signs That Your Privacy is Being Compromised

No law enforcement officer ever wants to believe that their privacy has been violated, but being aware of the signs is essential to help recognize the reality. You frequently see the same individual when out in public – if you … Continue reading

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Bath Salts: Recognizing Use and the Risks

By now most law enforcement officers should have heard about the latest designer drug trend – the use of bath salts. It has a drug that has been highlighted in the media due to the extreme adverse effects that users … Continue reading

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How Police Departments Can Make Social Media Work

Recently, we’ve discussed the importance of social media safety for law enforcement officers fairy extensively. Careful use of social media is essential for police officers to preserve the integrity of their department, and their own personal safety. However, that doesn’t … Continue reading

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Protection Currently Offered to Police

Police advocates and members of the force constantly battle for increased officer protection. But, do you know what many of the US police forces across the country do currently to protect their officers? Enforce mandatory equipment rules – many police … Continue reading

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Tips for Law Enforcement to Protect Their Privacy Data

It seems like every time you turn around a sweepstakes offer is waiting in the mail or a store is asking you to sign-up for their rewards program.  Contests and offers are one of the most common ways for companies … Continue reading

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The White House Takes a Stand on Consumer Privacy

Instead of waiting on Congress to create legislation, this past Thursday The White House released the long awaited Consumer Data Privacy White Paper which lays out the current landscape of American consumer privacy, highlights the need for the data industry … Continue reading

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The Growing Attacks Against Law Enforcement Privacy

Just this past week, The Los Angeles Times released a story describing how the information was hacked and posted on the internet of “more than 100 local law enforcement officers who are part of the Los Angeles County Police Canine … Continue reading

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Public Perception of Law Enforcement

Out of California negative stories about law enforcement often become national news for police officers across the country.  Recently, a Los Angeles officer shot a 22-year old man 10 times, subsequently killing him in a fast food restaurant parking lot.  … Continue reading

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