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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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Police Force Rules for Social Media

The use of social media has presented a very real issue for law enforcement departments as it blurs the line between what’s private and what’s public. This has caused many police departments to dictate exactly what and what is not … 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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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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