Tag Archives: privacy data

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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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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Your Health in the New Year: Addressing Law Enforcement Health

Managing your health can be a challenge as a law enforcement officer.  Long shifts, fluctuating schedules, and constant adrenaline and stress all affect your health.  Law enforcement of today compared to 30 years ago face greater complexity within their profession.  … Continue reading

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Police Fighting Back Amidst Budget Cuts

2011 saw budget cuts for police departments around the U.S.  Waned funds to hire more officers and staff, to provide training and more equipment was a sore topic for law enforcement across the country.   A Department of Justice report titled … Continue reading

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Coping with the Holiday Blues

The countdown to the most celebrated holiday around our country is upon us.  While most of the country will be sitting down at tables to a huge feast or surrounded by family and friends, police officers will be working around … Continue reading

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Tips for A Safe Holiday

The holidays are a joyous time for many people.  The cheer and festivities of the season influence people to become more generous and giving.  The holidays can also cause many people to let their guard down, giving unsuspecting opportunities for … Continue reading

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Online Privacy and Law Enforcement Investigation

Jonathan Bick, adjunct professor at Pace University and Rutgers University’s law schools, has written an informative article that may change the way you view using your email and other online services.  The terms-of-use agreements “specifically state that ISPs are allowed … Continue reading

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Opting-Out Before You are Opted-In

          Understanding privacy for consumers especially privacy for cops can be confusing. Your browsing history, emails and text messages can all be easily accessed if your privacy controls are not the best. Weak passwords and security … Continue reading

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Handling Stress and Trauma in Law Enforcement

Law enforcement agents will agree that serving the community is a rewarding experience.  Helping to lock away criminals, to solve crime, and to have the opportunity to turn around the life of someone else are all pluses that come with … Continue reading

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