Tag Archives: police saftey

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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Personality Types and Their Impact on Job Safety

According to a study by The Walter Reed Army Institute of Research there is a difference in the level of fatigue that cops feel on the job that depends upon their personality type.  As a result, it is important to … 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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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 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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