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Cop 101 Never Goes Out of Style

June 9, 2016

As a supervisor, making sure that policies and procedures are being followed should be part of your daily routine. Following these protocols creates a baseline that gives you much needed consistency during any operation. That baseline is what I call Cop 101.

Attacks on Nashville Police Lead to New Measures

April 14, 2016
Metro police are setting up mobile video cameras and beefing up patrols in an East Nashville public housing development after two officers were attacked and seriously injured in less than a 24-hour period while trying to help residents in the low-income neighborhood.

'Angry Cops' Officer Disciplined for Viral Videos Back On Duty

March 21, 2016
The Buffalo, NY officer returned to work late Wednesday after serving a 22-day unpaid suspension and agreeing to obey the department's social media policy, which he violated by appearing in a police uniform and portraying himself in off-the-wall situations that police brass felt demeaned the force.

SF Police to Re-Evaluate Use of Force Protocols Following Controversial Shooting

December 8, 2015
The San Francisco Police Department's use of force tactics and policies will be re-evaluated after last week's fatal shooting of a knife-carrying man by several officers in the Bayview, officials said.

South Carolina Officer Killed in Wreck Wore No Seatbelt, Ran Light

November 24, 2015
A South Carolina police officer killed in a wreck while responding to a shooting call was not wearing her seatbelt, ran a red light at 64 mph, and never hit her brakes before the crash, according to an investigation.

Capitol Police Roll Out Transgender Policy; Union Cries Foul

November 17, 2015
Capitol Police rolled out a progressive new policy on Oct. 29 for handling interactions with transgender individuals. Already, the rank and file are bristling at the new directive.

Police Body Cameras Spark Debate About Privacy in Tennessee

November 3, 2015
Although Franklin, TN, city officials have already funded a body camera program, they're holding off on rolling out the cameras until state law addresses how best to use them and what footage becomes a public record.

The Last Time

October 22, 2015

To ensure the next time doesn't turn into your last time, you need to reflect and learn from the other last time.

Phoenix Police Rethinking Traditional Foot Pursuits

October 12, 2015
The Phoenix Police Department has now joined a number of agencies around the country that are considering or have already penned a policy dictating how officers should react when faced with a fleeing suspect. The Phoenix department currently has no written guidelines of the sort.

How to Write a Policy Manual

September 1, 2005

Even if you’ve never been asked to produce a policies and procedures manual, you can well imagine what a huge undertaking it is. If you are planning to develop or even update your agency’s manual, the suggestions contained in this article should help you save time, produce a quality manual, and avoid some frustrations that can occur.

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