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Why Writing Skills Are So Important in the Study of Criminal Justice

Clear communication is vital to meeting the challenges of a career in criminal justice. Learn how improving your writing skills can make a significant difference in your career and those you serve.

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Education: Learning to Lead

You can advance your career through organizational leadership education.

National Tactical Officers Association Announces First Ever Law Enforcement Leadership Symposium

Developing strong leadership is a challenging task for police agencies. In recognition, the NTOA is offering this weeklong training event that will provide an array of its most sought-after leadership courses, led by some of the nation’s best instructors in law enforcement leadership training.

President Trump to Chiefs, Sheriffs at National Conference: "The Wall is Coming"

President Donald Trump delivered remarks to the Major County Sheriffs and Major Cities Chiefs Association Joint Conference in Washington on Wednesday, saying during his speech that "the wall is coming."

Maryland Police Chief Resigns Following Raid by Federal Agents

Chief William Tyler and another officer—whom city officials have declined to identify—were placed on administrative leave after the January 15 raids.

Report: On-Duty Chicago Officers Ordered by Supervisor to Babysit Child

According to the Office of Inspector General, on-duty Chicago police officers were ordered for almost an entire year to pick up a supervisor’s child from school and babysit the child at a police station for hours at a time.

Great Leadership Requires Humility

Law enforcement leaders could learn a thing or two from the example of President George Herbert Walker Bush.

Looking Back to Look Forward

The Phoenix Police Department wants to better understand its past to make a brighter future.

Foot and Hoof Patrol: Meaningfully Connecting Cops and Citizens

Foot patrol is the essence of community policing—officers on foot create opportunities for the public to connect with their police (and vice versa). Conversely, when officers are wrapped in two tons of metal and plastic, that opportunity for real connection is essentially lost.

Arrive Alive: Police Must Reduce Single-Vehicle Crashes on Patrol

Too many officers are driving themselves into their graves—turning their cars into their coffins—in single-vehicle crashes. According to ODMP, there were 34 such preventable duty deaths in a three-year span from 2016 to the present. It's impossible to know how many officers were seriously injured but survived single-vehicle crashes during that time period. Something must be done.