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Know the Limits of Your First Amendment Rights
How To Understand First Amendment Rights for Public Employees
Posts for Public Consumption?

Posts for Public Consumption?

If you shot somebody tomorrow, how would the post you put online today read in the mind of Miss Mary Poppins sitting at her breakfast table?

September 9, 2014

Beware the Lone Wolf

Beware the Lone Wolf

Lone wolves operate on the fringes of extremist movements, with such loose associations being encouraged by terrorist organizations such as al-Qaeda and Hezbollah, and that makes them harder to detect.

October 17, 2013

Social Media Ridealongs

Social Media Ridealongs

Not only do social media help agencies establish better community ties, they also provide them with auxiliary networks of support personnel, informants, and sympathetic witnesses.

March 20, 2013

15 Questions To Ask Before Enrolling In An Online University
Online Protection for Cops

Online Protection for Cops

As a public servant you are under constant scrutiny and you are held to a higher standard of ethical conduct than other citizens; this higher standard also covers things like online social networking.

November 18, 2011

Watch What You Post

Watch What You Post

Today's cops may still gather over a case of cold beer, but they also gather online using social networking tools such as MySpace and Facebook. Which is a problem for agencies and officers because what many users of social networks don't realize before its too late is that anything they do or say or write on these sites is done so in full view of the public.

December 10, 2009

How You Can Become a Better Cop Right Now

How You Can Become a Better Cop Right Now

Becoming a better cop may not ensure formal recognition such as a promotion, but it'll virtually guarantee it informally. It'll simultaneously help you to do your job faster and increase your prospects to work elsewhere.

November 12, 2009

Continuing Police Education

Continuing Police Education

Just because money is not available from your department doesn't mean that training becomes any less important. As a proactive officer, you know that you must remain current on your training if you are going to be effective on the street. This article is designed to help you locate free training resources and remain on the cutting edge of the law enforcement profession.

September 18, 2009

The Whole World is Watching

The Whole World is Watching

Twitter, MySpace, Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn, and thousands of other social networking Websites carry information that can be accessed by criminals and their attorneys, as well as by employers.

September 17, 2009

Cutting Through the Noise

Cutting Through the Noise

I find the world is filled with more and more "noise" that makes it difficult to find the actual "signal" that is the information we truly need.

July 21, 2009

The State of American Law Enforcement - A Love-Hate Relationship

The State of American Law Enforcement - A Love-Hate Relationship

"My brother told me, 'If you want everyone to love you, join the fire department. If you want half the people to love you but half the people to hate you, go ahead and be on the police department.'" — Officer Michael Pecha, Omaha (Neb.) Police Department.

April 1, 2008

Logicube Forensic MD5

Last year I devoted two columns to reviews of different computer forensics software. This month I’m revisiting computer forensics once again, but this time let’s look at a hardware device developed for the cybercrime investigator.

March 1, 2005