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Las Vegas Metro Won't Respond to Minor Traffic Accidents

February 25, 2014
Capt. Mark Tavarez of Las Vegas Metro's Traffic Bureau said at an early afternoon news conference that beginning March 3, patrol officers would stop responding to property-only accidents within Metro's jurisdiction.

Dallas Chief Bolsters Detective Ranks to Combat Robberies

November 11, 2013
Through the end of October, robberies were up about 5 percent from 2012, according to department statistics. Business robberies were up more than 20 percent.

How To Start a Smaller-Agency Traffic Unit

May 22, 2013
If the chief or sheriff wants to form a traffic unit, stop and ask what kind of unit. Is this purely enforcement or is this a special events traffic detail? Will you handle parades, funeral escorts or other special events? Will you investigate serious and fatal accidents up to and including reconstruction?

Border Patrol Suspends Sequestration Furloughs

April 2, 2013
Deputy Commissioner Thomas Winkowski told workers Monday morning that the agency for now is postponing planned furloughs of up to 14 days and a ban on overtime.

Tips For Surviving Third Shift

June 15, 2010
So what do you do, if you're working the graveyard shift? The No. 1 solution is to get enough sleep. Sleep is essential for the human body, and it is natural to fall into an internal and regulated clock.

PDSI Unveils New Implementation Process for TeleStaff

November 30, 2009
PDSI (Principal Decision Systems International), a leading provider of automated workforce management solutions for public serving industries including public safety and utilities, is introducing a new client implementation process for TeleStaff.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg PD to Hire 125 Officers

August 25, 2009
Charlotte City Council members voted Monday night for City Manager Curt Walton's plan to hire 125 additional police officers. Fifty will be hired with $8.5 million in federal stimulus dollars, and will start in September.

The State of American Law Enforcement - Working on the Front Lines

July 1, 2008

At some point in his or her various travels, the patrol officer will ask a question that pertains equally well to the task at hand and his or her career in law enforcement: Just how the hell did I get here, and where am I going?

Two Sides of the Coin

November 1, 2004

There's an old chestnut that says the Chinese word for "crisis" is the same as the Chinese word opportunity.

Starting from Scratch

March 1, 2003

Founding a police department is a challenge that not many people would want to assume. But that's the task that faced the civic leaders of Federal Way, Washington.

Melee in Memphis

November 1, 2002

Violent, pre-fight media melees, profane press conferences, and the illegal out-of-the-ring antics of superstars seem to be the only way to get the sports fan's attention these days.

Temporary Insanity

June 1, 2002

Every officer on the New Orleans Police Department knows instinctively when Carnival season begins. No one needs to check the calendar. It's in the air like the smell of alcohol and the laughter of excited crowds gathering on the streets of the Vieux Carre (the French Quarter).

Who Wants This Job?

May 1, 2002

As police departments across the country find themselves scrambling to find qualified recruits, many experts have begun asking, “What will it take to bring back the image that made law enforcement a highly desirable career?”

The Call Up

April 1, 2002

As the terrible events of Sept. 11, 2001, began to unfold, many Americans watched the burning North Tower of the World Trade Center on their TVs and wondered what kind of horrific airline “accident” had taken place in Manhattan. Then as the live TV cameras rolled, United Airlines Flight 175 sliced into the South Tower, confirming the worst fears. This was no accident; it was enemy action.

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