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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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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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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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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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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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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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Handling Sleep Deprivation in Law Enforcement

Police safety is one of the most important aspects of any officer’s life on and off duty. A constant battle for the work of law enforcement and safety is sleep deprivation.  According to a report by the National Criminal Justice … Continue reading

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