Criminal Justice Degrees - Columbia Southern University
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By Michael T. Rayburn
Even though we are told to keep our distance from subjects to give us time to react to a threat, that's not always realistic. We have to move in and close the distance to deal with people on a daily basis, and our training should reflect that.
By Amaury Murgado
In order to survive our complex environment, we must have a complete understanding and thorough working knowledge of what I call the "seven essential components" of a successful law enforcement career.
By A.J. George
We need to train like we fight so to speak, and the best way to do that is through some form of reality-based training. I mean scenarios, role-playing, dynamic training.
By Michael Schlosser and Dallas Schlosser
One excellent technique for gaining control of a resisting person that doesn't require you to take him to the ground or use a weapon is the rear wrist lock.
The end of your report is merely the start of a process that involves many gatekeepers. The keys to getting past the gatekeepers are found within your agency's records section.
By Devallis Rutledge
Ever since the U.S. Supreme Court made the Fourth Amendment exclusionary rule binding on the states in the 1961 decision in Mapp v. Ohio, thousands of published decisions from state and federal courts have applied the exclusionary rule to thousands of searches and seizures. It's no wonder the 50-year tidal wave of exclusionary decisions has left confusion and misunderstanding in its wake. Here are five areas of the law that seem to suffer the most in translation.
By David Griffith
As with other police encounters involving civilians and what the public perceives as bad outcomes, many dog shooting incidents are captured on video and posted on the Internet. Some officers have even been fired for shooting dogs.
Some myths that have sprouted from Miranda have shown so much inertia that the Supreme Court has had to keep coming back to try to knock them down. Here are five of the most persistent.
By Bryn Bailer
When it comes to the mentally ill, many police departments are finding themselves reluctantly cast as community "caregivers of last resort." Two agencies in Southern Arizona have developed a better way to respond.
By Kenneth Mains
The first thing a good investigator, especially a cold case investigator, needs to know is that you can't base your conclusions on past experiences because those experiences are not foolproof. The only way to solve a decades-old murder is through hard work.