Tag Archives: privacy for cops

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Carrying Your Weapon When Off-Duty

Since 2004 when the Law Enforcement Officer’s Safety Act was initiated, it was made possible for law enforcement to carry weapons when off-duty in any state. This Act operates under the premise that even when law enforcement are not technically … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Training Tips for Female Officers

Over the years, there has been an increase in the number of fatalities and incidents involving female officers on the job, and there are experts that say this is due to the fact that both males and females receive identical … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

What Do Police Do During a Natural Disaster?

Recently, there has been some negative publicity surrounding the behaviors of police officers during a natural disaster – specifically, relating to an incident during Katrina. However, it is important to remember the positive contribution that law enforcement have on the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment