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Law Enforcement Today | February 28, 2015

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9 Toxic Law Enforcement Bosses

February 17, 2015 |

Are They Destroying Morale and Motivation in Your Organization?

Safety is a hallmark of the law enforcement business. Yet, a substantial number of public safety officers consistently identify a toxic work environment as their greatest source of stress and threat. … Read More

In Memoriam: Trooper Nicholas Dees

February 16, 2015 |

Colonel Rick Adams, Director of the Oklahoma Highway Patrol sadly reports the death of Trooper Nicholas Dees.

Trooper Dees and Trooper Keith Burch were investigating a traffic crash in the west bound lanes of I-40 involving a semi truck that … Read More

In Memoriam: Officer Siegfred D.R. Mortera

February 16, 2015 |

Chief Fred Bordallo Jr. of the Guam Police Department on the United States Territorial Island of Guam sadly reports the death of Officer Siegfred Mortera.

Officer Mortera, 49, known to his peers as “Dove,” was a trainee member of the … Read More

COMING OUT ON TOP

February 15, 2015 |

I was state certified in law enforcement, graduated from state police crime scene search academy, held an associates degree in criminal justice, possessed a national emergency medical technician certification, and was fifteen years into my police career in the town … Read More

Has the Term “Law Enforcement” Run Its Course in Police Agencies?

February 14, 2015 |

With Dr. Anthony H. Normore

Recent events have many questioning law enforcement’s role and the militarization of America’s police forces. Every year, billions of dollars’ worth of military equipment “flows from the federal government to state and local police departments.” … Read More

Transparency During the Grand Jury Process

February 13, 2015 |

The recent full court press by journalists, civil libertarians, political officials and community leaders who have embraced and fueled this anti-police sentiment has changed agendas from colorful public peaceful protests, and are now focusing on attacking the criminal justice system … Read More

Read the Signs

February 12, 2015 |

Have you stopped a motorist for failing to obey a traffic sign simply to hear the reply, “I’ve lived here for 10 years and never noticed it?” The defense could be deception, or legitimate. We can be just as dumbfounded … Read More

Revolutionizing the War on Cold Cases

February 11, 2015 |

A league of superheroes. A society of Sherlock’s. The Cold Case Conquerors. These have all been used to describe The American Investigative Society of Cold Cases (AISOCC). I say we are just a society of investigators from various disciplines with … Read More

We Have to be The Thin Blue Line

February 10, 2015 |

In my safe home on a day where the country is without peace, I hear the hatred and the contempt of so many.  I hear the battle cries and the yells for change, the arguments by those that have never … Read More

Stop, Question, and Possibly Frisk

February 9, 2015 |

The mounting tension between the law enforcement community and the public has created a “them versus us” mentality. The recent media frenzy regarding police misconduct, coupled with half truths, baseless and distorted provocative language from many politicians, community activists, celebrities, … Read More