The prospect of firearms training in the pressure-filled law enforcement academy setting is either loved or hated by cadets.
In every incident a drug detector dog responds to the exterior of a vehicle the dog should be allowed to search the interior. Actual physical searches by officers should not be conducted until the dog once again responds to the interior of the vehicle.
We all know the type in policing. The guy or gal who is never happy. They manage to find fault with the administration, the public, and even fellow crime fighters.
Is construction vibration just an annoyance, or does it have the potential to cause aesthetic and structural damage to nearby structures?
Oral boards are the key to getting hired. As a police academy manager and former police chief, I have seen countless applicants bomb their oral hiring board when they were otherwise good candidates. Like many other things in life, proper preparation can make the difference.
I had the opportunity to be trained by Taser International as an Instructor. I have over 30 years of Law Enforcement Experience. I survived 3 critical Incidents during my career.
Social media has created a plethora of free online marketing opportunities for indoor tanning salon owners, but there is a downside.
There was a time when an eager officer longing for more training opportunities could blame the training request denial on not being one of the "golden children" of the administration in power.
In Orlando, FL, Motorcross champ James Mark Stewart was arrested for trying to pull over off-duty Florida Highway Patrol troopers and an off-duty Osceola County sheriff's deputy.
I'm sure many of my fellow law enforcement professionals watched the video carried on Fox News Channel, myfoxphilly.com and other outlets that showed neighboring Pennsylvania law enforcers at war with each other. I think all would be as embarrassed for our profession as I was.