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Louisiana Department Changes Policy, Allowing "Neatly Trimmed" Facial Hair

Officers with the Slidell (LA) Police Department will now be allowed to sport a beard in uniform.

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Original S.W.A.T. to Offer Law Enforcement Leadership Class at SHOT Show

"This interactive discussion highlights the importance of leadership whether you are in top management, middle ranks or the boots on the street," Original S.W.A.T. says.

How New York State Police is Addressing Officer Mental Health and Wellness

What good is all the training and equipment we have for protecting our peoples' physical health and safety if we don't make available every possible resource to protect their mental health as well?

The Need for Courage in Law Enforcement

Today's officers have to be brave now in the face of danger and in the face of public condemnation and media second-guessing.

Report: 228 American Police Officers Died By Suicide in 2019

For the fourth consecutive year that such data has been collected, more American police officers have been reported to die by suicide than all other line-of-duty deaths combined. According to data released by Blue H.E.L.P.—an organization that tracks police officer suicides while simultaneously seeking to prevent such tragedies from occurring—228 American police officers died by suicide in 2019.

2019 in Review: American Police Officers Under Fire From All Angles

I try really hard to have a positive outlook. However, by all accounts, the year 2019 was an especially brutal one for law enforcement in America, so this year's final column is going to be unapologetically reflective of this undeniable fact.

How to Deal with the Negative Side of Leadership

Anyone who says being a leader is easy is lying.

(Video) How Police Leaders Can End De-policing

Sergeant Steve Fish of the Racine (WI) Police Department discusses how police leaders can enable their officers suffering from the Ferguson effect to get back to effective crime fighting.

Addressing the "Hiring Crisis" in Law Enforcement

Investments in Explorer programs, Police Athletic Leagues, Teen Cadet Academies, summer internship programs, and other initiatives that benefit kids can pay untold dividends down the road.

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Arkansas Police Chief Takes Pay Cut to Add School Resource Officer

The chief of police for the Palestine (AR) Police Department is being praised for giving up part of his paycheck to ensure that the department could add a full-time school resource officer at the local K-12 public school.