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The Siren's Call  

January 1, 2005

By John MacKenzie

Law enforcement works a profound sea-change in the blood of men and women who have worn the badge. It makes them more informed voters, neighbors, co-workers, and friends. It makes them better citizens.

The Big Picture  

January 1, 2005

By Mark G. Stainbrook

What is so great about a New Year is that it is a time for fresh starts and a time to renew your commitments. Hopefully it will be a time to step up your commitment to the study and practice of good leadership for the benefit of your department and your people.

Fatal Errors: Surviving Traffic Duty  

January 1, 2005

By Gerald W. Garner

It is easy to get careless while engaged in something you do a great deal. If you are a uniformed police officer and don’t work in a jail, chances are that traffic and vehicles are the bread and butter of your existence.

Charity and Cheer  

December 1, 2004

By Shelly Feuer Domash

In one afternoon a few cops helped 200 children see that the police aren’t the bad guys after all. They hoped the kids learned that there are kind and generous people in their world, and some of them are in blue uniforms.

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IACP 2004: Best of Show  

December 1, 2004

By David Griffith

Almost every chief at the show was looking for ways to stretch budgets without compromising public or officer safety and maintaining officer morale and pride.

How to Run a Reserve Program  

December 1, 2004

By Scott Fielden

The number of reserve officers is increasing throughout the country as more law enforcement organizations utilize this cost-effective means to add manpower. As with any organization, a reserve unit is only as good as the people on its roster, and this all begins with recruitment.

Rethinking Reaction Time  

December 1, 2004

By Charles Remsberg

When you survive an armed threat, you're certain not to remember much of what happened because of the intense stress and trauma of having your life on the line. And what you do remember may be distressingly puzzling.

Timing is Everything  

December 1, 2004

By Devallis Rutledge

The court has now ruled that the timing and other circumstances of an interrogation may undermine the effectiveness of the warning; if the warning is not "effective," the statement is still not admissible, even if the suspect waived and confessed.

Bulletproof Potion Fails Test Trials...Tragedy Ensues  

December 1, 2004

By Commander Gilmore

Not-so-bulletproof potions, illiterate crooks, and family drug squabbles.

"Why, Oh Why?"  

December 1, 2004

By Mark G. Stainbrook

As leaders we dread the word. You make a decision, you issue an order, you write a policy, and then someone inevitably approaches you with that one-word question.

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