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Quantifying Complexity In Public Records Processing

Quantifying Complexity In Public Records Processing

Introducing the data-rich Peers in Public Records Index — the ONLY Index that tracks trends in public records for state and local governments. This whitepaper dives into the data trends of the public records files themselves and user activities related to processing public records requests, as well as looks at changes in the complexity of scale, diversity, and connectivity since Q1 2018.

Lessons Learned in California As Police Disciplinary Records Become Public

Lessons Learned in California As Police Disciplinary Records Become Public

What can your agency learn from California's unprecedented police reform legislation making officer conduct records — including bodycam video — subject to public records requests? This whitepaper tells the story of California’s SB 1421 and offers solutions to address police reform in your own jurisdiction.

SPECIAL REPORT: Drug Enforcement, Protection & Testing

SPECIAL REPORT: Drug Enforcement, Protection & Testing

In the POLICE Special Report: Drug Enforcement, Protection & Testing, read about how to accurately test narcotics in the field, the legal justification for using K-9s in drug enforcement, and the policing of illegal marijuana grows in states where it is legal to sell and cultivate marijuana under license.

Is Contact and Cover Dead?

Is Contact and Cover Dead?

Steve Albrecht discusses the tactical concept known as Contact and Cover, on which he wrote a book about in 1992, and whether or not the police tactic should be considered done with.

Understanding the LEOSA Qualification Process

Understanding the LEOSA Qualification Process

Officers and agencies working to fulfill Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act qualifications should keep the process simple.