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Advice for the New L.A. Sheriff

February 4, 2014
Can the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department assert itself as one of the best and most innovative departments in the country? Can it say that it serves its communities as vigilantly and as well as other law enforcement agencies? Can it say that it still enjoys the reputation in the profession that it once did?

The Bridge Years

July 11, 2013
Some of life's little moments may be overlooked but many others have been career-enders. What we must do is fully explain the background disqualifiers so future candidates can make sound decisions.

MorphoTrust Secures Trio of Fingerprinting Contracts

June 28, 2013
MorphoTrust USA (Safran) has secured fingerprinting contracts in Maine, Michigan, and Florida that could yield up to $54 million in revenue over the next six years.

Can We Prevent the Next Chris Dorner?

May 21, 2013

Unlike most cornered suspects, the active, retired, or terminated cop who fights his former peers does so with a weapons cache that is wholly different from that of the usual suspects, one that comes with the experience, training, and tactical awareness unique to those who have worked in the profession.

Texas Bill Would Streamline Police Hiring of Soldiers

March 4, 2013
The Texas Legislature is now debating a bill named in honor of fallen Navy SEAL Chris Kyle that would streamline hiring of former military personnel at law enforcement agencies.

Biden: Gun Control Proposals To Come Tuesday

January 10, 2013
Vice President Joe Biden will present proposals for new gun-control regulations to President Obama by Tuesday, he told reporters Thursday.

FBI: Record Gun Sales In 2012

January 2, 2013
The FBI conducted just under 2.8 million background checks in December for those wishing to purchase firearms, which helped make 2012 a record year for gun sales.

How To Clear Social Media Hurdles

April 5, 2012
Social networking technology has changed the way we communicate with each other, both personally and professionally. Social media has also possibly established new hurdles on the job market.

Virginia Trooper Applicants Must Allow Social Media Review

March 23, 2012
The Virginia State Police now require potential troopers to provide their social media accounts for review during an extensive background screening process. The ACLU of Virginia has decried the process as "deplorable" and akin to "asking to see someone's diary."

Background Investigations Can Break You

March 12, 2012
I'm always amazed by the number of applicants who get caught by background investigations. If you think the background investigator will wake up stupid that morning and let you slip through, please think again.

FBI: Steve Jobs Was a 'Deceptive Individual'

February 9, 2012
The FBI today released its file on the late Apple founder Steve Jobs which includes comments from former friends and associates, including one source who describes him as "a deceptive individual who is not completely forthright and honest."

Child Sexual Abuse: More Prevalent Than You Think

January 31, 2012

Research indicates crimes involving the sexual abuse of minors are greatly underreported, and many organizations that serve youth aren't doing a good job of addressing, let alone preventing, them.

Avoid Diploma Mills for Your Degree

September 12, 2011
There are always those who try to circumvent the system and purchase their degrees. For me, this is an integrity issue. If you took the low road on one requirement, what else have you shortchanged us on?

Should You Gain Law Enforcement Certification On Your Own?

August 29, 2011
You may complete the academy, but won't be certified until a law enforcement agency employs you. In some states, this completes the certification process. In others, you'll have to attend additional law enforcement training for completion. Because you haven't been a cop, you may not have received specialized training that requires full law enforcement clearances.

N.Y. Recruit Terminated for Non-Accredited Degree

July 29, 2011
A Schenectady (N.Y.) Police recruit has been terminated a day after he was sworn, after it was determined his bachelor's degree had come from a non-accredited online degree program.

Agencies Scrutinizing Social Media Use By Recruits

November 15, 2010
Some agencies are also demanding that applicants provide private passwords, Internet pseudonyms, text messages and e-mail logs for sites including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and MySpace.
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