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25 of Television's Most Unforgettable Police Characters

May 28, 2014
TV’s police characters have left an impression on the public and how America views the police profession. Fox News lists 25 of the most unforgettable ones.

The Real-Time Benefits of Cloud Computing

October 7, 2013
Cloud software connects the end user directly to the technology provider, it updates instantly, evolves constantly to the user’s particular needs, and is both secure and reliable.

TV Review: Mixed View of FX's 'The Bridge'

August 26, 2013
As the show progresses, we see the challenges that El Paso Detective Sonya Cross (Diane Kruger) and Juárez Detective Marco Ruiz (Demian Bichir) face in working together across cultural divides as well as in an environment of extensive police and government corruption.

Cop Turned Actor Dennis Farina Dies

July 22, 2013
Dennis Farina, the former Chicago cop who made a second career in movies and TV, has died in Arizona. Farina served for 18 years with the Chicago Police Department, before working his way into movies.

Will 'End of Watch' Shift the Perception of Cops?

February 11, 2013
"End of Watch" provides a refreshing avoidance of the Hollywood formula. This production has captured the most realistic depiction of everyday police officers working a gang-infested, economically-depressed, crime-ridden area.

Father Figures Are Not Expendable

July 20, 2012
I had planned to write something about the movie "The Expendables 2," having attended a panel that featured some of the film's stars, including Sylvester Stallone. But in less than 24 hours Sly's son would be found dead of an overdose and the actor reportedly devastated.

Police Links: Breaking the Ice

May 31, 2012
There's so much happening out there related to law enforcement that it's difficult to keep on top of it all. Starting with this first monthly blog post, I'm going to provide a sampling of items of interest you might have missed online.

DVR Dreams

August 16, 2011

I had the strangest dream the other night. I was a detective on my way to a homicide and my partner was that big guy from "Law and Order: Criminal Intent" who knows everything about everything.

Docudrama of the FBI Miami Shootout

April 11, 2011

This clip is from the docudrama "In The Line Of Duty," which dramatized (if not completely accurately) the April 11, 1986, FBI Miami shootout.

FTO Generational Gap

February 7, 2011
Don't think you'll be able to set back your clock and readjust your "cool level" to theirs. If you've given an analogy and had to explain it, you've committed a faux pas. Face it. There are generational icons that we still use that many don't understand.

You Can't Play Catch-Up

December 28, 2010
Professional behavior is desired and demanded at all times. Every move you make is under scrutiny. If you act like a thug, you'll jeopardize all you've worked for?

Idaho Agency Again Responds To Christmas 911

December 8, 2010
The Orofino (Idaho) PD is again organizing Christmas 911, an agency project started a year ago "with the idea of providing full Christmas dinners and gifts to families in our area who were experiencing hardship and most likely would not have much for Christmas," according to Chief Jeff Wilson.

Chuck Norris Becomes Honorary Texas Ranger

December 2, 2010
In a ceremony today, former TV lawman Chuck Norris took on the real-life persona of a role he played on "Walker, Texas Ranger" for nine seasons on television.

FLEOA, Vincent D'Onofrio Support Detox Program for Meth Cops

July 6, 2010
The Utah Meth Cops Project exists to treat law enforcement officers who have been repeatedly exposed to toxins in methamphetamine labs on the job. FLEOA invited project spokesperson Vincent D'Onofrio and FLEOA members who've gone through the treatment program to speak at the association's conference and raise awareness.

Federal LEO Association Conference

June 22, 2010

The Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association (FLEOA) recently held its 2010 national conference in Henderson, Nev. FLEOA is a volunteer organization that provides legal assistance and representation for its members. Federal officers do not have union support like municipal, county, and state law enforcement officers, so FLEOA fills this need for its members and advocates for legislation important to them. In fact, FLEOA's unified voice led to the Special Agent Samuel Hicks Families of Fallen Heroes Act being signed into law on June 1, 2010 (P.L. 111-178). These photos show some of the highlights of the FLEOA conference.

ABC's 'Rookie Blue' Debuts June 24

June 7, 2010
The series about five officers fresh out of the academy and thrown into the world of big city policing stars Missy Peregrym, Gregory Smith ("Everwood"), Enuka Okuma and Travis Milne.

TNT Renews Southland for Third Season

April 26, 2010
TNT has ordered a 10-episode third season of the TV show Southland. The gritty cop drama was resurrected by TNT after NBC canceled the show before its Season 2 premiere.

Erik Estrada Promotes Online Child Safety at TREXPO

April 16, 2010

Erik Estrada, known for his portrayal of California Highway Patrol officer "Ponch" on the 1970s TV show "CHiPs," talked with POLICE Magazine at POLICE-TREXPO West 2010 about his work with two police organizations to protect children from sexual predators online. Video shot and edited by Kelly Bracken.

What I've Learned Playing You Guys

April 1, 2009

My work has led me to appreciate on a deeper level the tremendous challenges of law enforcement.

Popularity of CSI Shows Helping Crime Labs Gain Funding

July 31, 2008
The very shows that have inflated juries' expectations for swift justice have helped attract the resources needed to modernize crime scene units—they're getting more high-tech equipment and anchoring their staffs with career-oriented specialists. Dallas is about to hire a civilian scientist to head up its crime scene response section for the first time.
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