Monthly Archives: March 2013

2012 Officer Fatality Statistics and Officer Safety

Statistics regarding officer fatalities from 2012, outline where additional safety precautions are needed for law enforcement members on the job. In 2012: 54 officers were killed while dealing with felonies. The largest number of fatalities occurred while officers were responding … Continue reading

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Social Media Safety from Commanding Officers

Commanding officers in law enforcement are responsible for managing the reputation of their department. While individual officers need to be responsible in ensuring that anything they post online remains private, and that it does not reflect poorly on their department, … Continue reading

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Safety Tips When You Are Stopped by Police

As a member of the public, when you are stopped by a member of the law enforcement, acting appropriately helps ensure that both your safety and theirs remain the priority. Contrary to sometimes popular public opinion, law enforcements does not … Continue reading

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Gun Safety During Weapons Training

During weapons and tactical training, an emphasis upon safety is absolutely essential. After all, many trainees do have more limited experience handling guns.  Use of weapons during various training sessions is essential to increase effective procedures and response protocols. But … Continue reading

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Tips for Law Enforcement Family Safety

If you are a law enforcement officer with a family, then you need to protect them as much as you protect yourself. There are some important steps that you can take to ensure that they are secure when you’re with … Continue reading

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