Tag Archives: law enforcement privacy

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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Police Safety Enhanced by Debriefing Before a Shift

Officers are frequently anxious to get  out on the job, but debriefing before a shift actually has safety benefits that should not be overlooked. What should be addressed during shift debriefing? Discuss situations that occurred during the last shift and … Continue reading

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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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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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Public Perceptions About the Dorner Situation

Believe it or not, cop-killer, former fugitive, and now deceased Christopher Dorner has supporters out there, and this has resulted in the following: The re-opening of the investigation that got him fired When Dorner was fired from the LAPD, it … 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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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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Protecting Yourself When Dealing with the Public

As a police officer, you may come into contact with members of the public on a daily basis. When dealing with people that are friendly and cooperative, it is easy to get caught up in conversations. No matter how comfortable … Continue reading

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How Cops Contribute to Our Independence!

Earlier this month, we celebrated Independence Day.  But did you stop to think about how our American law enforcement officers contribute to that independence as you were enjoying the festivities? While the US troops help conserve our country’s freedom, police … Continue reading

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