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Best Practices for Training with Simulators
Simulators are no longer just firearms practice for officers. The provided courses can teach duty to intervene, de-escalation, dealing with mental health calls, even facing infectious diseases, or interacting with individuals on the autism spectrum.
March 17, 2023
Best Practices: Coronavirus Concerns for Law Enforcement Leaders
Join us for this webinar as a panel of law enforcement experts share best practices during the COVID-19 crisis.
Apr 2nd, 2020
(Video) Benefits of Showing Respect During Police Contacts
Sgt. Steve Fish of the Racine (WI) Police Department discusses how officers can get more out of a variety of contacts—with offenders, witnesses, or the general public—by simply showing some respect.
October 17, 2019
(Video) How to Outfit a Police Department with Patrol Rifles
Don Alwes discusses how a department should approach implementing a patrol rifle program. Alwes shares the questions that need to be answered before such a program is begun, and some best practices for getting it up and running.
June 7, 2019
Law Enforcement Consortiums: The New Face of Records Management
How can agencies survive budget costs and diminishing resources while still keeping their communities safe? Consortiums are quickly becoming the answer.
August 15, 2018
Stop Living Check-to-Check
Over half of police officers live paycheck-to-paycheck. With three steps, you can start paying the bills while also saving money.
June 16, 2017
Seven Keys to Surviving Your Police Career
In order to survive our complex environment, we must have a complete understanding and thorough working knowledge of what I call the "seven essential components" of a successful law enforcement career.
December 3, 2014
What Records Wants You to Know
The end of your report is merely the start of a process that involves many gatekeepers. The keys to getting past the gatekeepers are found within your agency's records section.
November 21, 2014
Responding vs. Reacting
Reacting is guided primarily by emotion and responding is influenced by logic. In this context, it's not hard to see which one of the two is more beneficial to law enforcement officers.
October 7, 2014
Leadership in Reverse
Every profession espouses the virtues of leadership. But what about followers, which are the flip side of the equation? You can't have good leadership without good followership.
September 17, 2014
What Your Supervisor Wants You to Know
If you're not sure what your supervisor expects of you, here are some universal truths that should help you make sure you pass muster, no matter how long you've been on the job.
August 17, 2014
Dealing with Confirmation Bias
One of the biggest things you can do to correct confirmation bias is to try to disprove your theories instead of trying to prove them. It seems it is human nature to stop working once you have proven your theory to your own satisfaction.
July 16, 2014
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