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Emergency Prepardness for Police Officers

In the wake of hurricane Sandy, the importance of having an emergency plan in place has become apparent for many families – including those of law enforcement officers. Law enforcement officers are often so concerned about helping the public in … Continue reading

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Women’s History Month: Women In Law Enforcement

March is Women’s History Month.  In honor of women throughout our state and around the country, Privacy for Cops is dedicating this post to women in law enforcement.  Women in general make up approximately 13% of police officers across our … 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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Attacks to Law Enforcement Websites

Last week, law enforcement websites were the target of hackers claiming to belong to the group Anonymous.   Agencies from places such as Boston, Syracuse, NY, Salt Lake City, and Greece reported attacks.  Hackers broke into databases for crime tracking and … 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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Your Health in the New Year: Addressing Law Enforcement Health

Managing your health can be a challenge as a law enforcement officer.  Long shifts, fluctuating schedules, and constant adrenaline and stress all affect your health.  Law enforcement of today compared to 30 years ago face greater complexity within their profession.  … Continue reading

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Police Fighting Back Amidst Budget Cuts

2011 saw budget cuts for police departments around the U.S.  Waned funds to hire more officers and staff, to provide training and more equipment was a sore topic for law enforcement across the country.   A Department of Justice report titled … Continue reading

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Coping with the Holiday Blues

The countdown to the most celebrated holiday around our country is upon us.  While most of the country will be sitting down at tables to a huge feast or surrounded by family and friends, police officers will be working around … Continue reading

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