Feb 2021

Inside this issue

The gatekeepers of school safety

The gatekeepers of school safety

SROs play vital role in the prevention of targeted school violence
Reality bites

Reality bites

City leadership placing value on the quality of law enforcement
Over two decades of catching online predators

Over two decades of catching online predators

FBI program targeting child abusers and pedophiles continues building impressive track record
If you’re not telling your story on social media, who is?

If you’re not telling your story on social media, who is?

Virtual currency investigations

Virtual currency investigations

So much for those New Year’s resolutions, eh?

So much for those New Year’s resolutions, eh?

Here are some real solutions every cop can stick with

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On the Job

Demand <em>“the why”</em>

Demand “the why”

We’ve all done it, telling people what to do instead of explaining why they need to do it. It’s in our nature as cops. It’s efficient, direct and achieves the... Read More

Humor

Cheeto dust leads to bust

Cheeto dust leads to bust

Police in Oklahoma recently caught a burglary suspect red-handed (or should we say orange-handed) thanks to brightly colored Cheetos snack dust. Tulsa Police Department... Read More

The force is strong with this one

The force is strong with this one

Halloween is well-known as one of the more … interesting nights of the year for police officers. And this year, an officer in Las Vegas gave us a story to remember... Read More

Dude, where’s my car?

Dude, where’s my car?

Sheriff gets a suprising answer

We’ve all heard of the old “move the car” prank, right? While someone isn’t paying attention, you grab their keys, hop in their car and move it somewhere close... Read More

Dressed to impress

Dressed to impress

K9 Chico became a fashion sensation on social media when he posed for a new ID badge wearing his handler’s uniform, complete with tie. The Orange County Sheriff’s... Read More

How to retire angry

How to retire angry

You’ve got years in this pursuit — don’t let your investment slip away

Reflecting on all the changes this job has molded into your life and character, most of you see it as a net plus. Sure, there are some minuses, but still … those... Read More

Berkeley passes sweeping police reforms

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Berkeley passes sweeping police reforms

Berkeley City Council has unanimously approved and passed a package of police reforms aimed at reducing racial disparities and conflicts in policing, which come on the back of the city’s $9 million reduction […]

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Tech

Data-driven investigations

Data-driven investigations

Vehicle technology aids law enforcement

Nearly three years ago, Chris Prevette, a detective sergeant with the Michigan State Police Computer Crimes Unit, made the unprecedented decision to access the data from... Read More

Labor

NYPD disciplinary records made public

NYPD disciplinary records made public

Federal appeals court upholds release of thousands of police disciplinary files

A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday to uphold a state law allowing the public release of New York City Police Department officer disciplinary records. The decision... Read More

Raising the bar

Raising the bar

California proposal would require college courses for all new officers

In an effort to embrace constructive reform, the Peace Officers Research Association of California (PORAC) and California Police Chiefs Association (CPCA) recently... Read More

Retirements up, recruiting down

Retirements up, recruiting down

Agencies across the nation brace for staffing shortages of sworn personnel

When Michael Lappe, vice president of the board of trustees for the Policemen’s Annuity and Benefit Fund of Chicago, registered the retirements of nearly 60 Chicago... Read More

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Always honored, never forgotten

Always honored, never forgotten

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