Category: Police Culture
April 26, 2021

Catch Me If You Can: 3 Ways Cybercrime is Challenging Modern Policing

Rapidly evolving cybercrime techniques pose an increasingly critical obstacle to policing around the world. In this blog article, we identify the three most important challenges faced by law enforcement when investigating and cracking down on cybercrime.

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April 6, 2021

A Civilian-Police Partnership: Fort Worth’s New Civilian Response Unit

With a duty to respond to every call made to the police department, police officers often find themselves stretched thin and they may struggle to juggle their time, and every officer fears they may attend one call only to miss another that results in a life-or-death situation. This is exactly why the Fort Worth Police Department in Texas has implemented an innovative Civilian Response Unit (CRU) to alleviate the stress of police officers throughout the city.

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March 25, 2021

The Journey of the Sheriff from Old England to Modern Day America

Upon hearing the word sheriff, you may imagine a showdown taking place several hundred years ago in a dusty forgotten town in the Wild West. However, the role of sheriff has an extensive history that dates back more than a thousand years to Medieval England.

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March 24, 2021

How Police Departments Can Benefit From Better Mental Health Training

Each year, roughly 43 million adults experience a form of mental illness in the United States. Although some police departments have started to implement mental health training programs such as the Crisis Intervention Team (CIT), there is still room for improvement in law enforcement’s response to mental health crisis situations.

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March 23, 2021

How South Korea’s K-Cops are Helping in the Fight Against International Crime

The Korean Wave is in full swing. From pop music sensations BTS, to the Oscar-winning ‘Parasite’, South Korea’s cultural exports have truly entered the mainstream. But high-quality entertainment is far from all this booming nation has to offer: South Korea is starting to make a name for itself in police education.

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March 8, 2021

How RADAR Speed Displays Can Play a Role In Community Policing

Studies have shown that community policing can improve trust and give people a more positive perception of their local officers. But which products can departments use to help them implement this type of policing? In this article, we’ll explain how RADAR speed displays can be a vital tool for carrying out a good community policing strategy.

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February 10, 2021

How To Stay Safe During a Foot Pursuit

Far from the notion of headstrong officers bravely hunting down criminals with little thought to the procedure, foot pursuits require a detailed analysis of the surrounding area, a cool head, and utmost regard to safety protocol. So what should police officers keep in mind when it comes to foot pursuits? As a useful refresher, here are three simple steps that should be taken before and during a chase.

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February 4, 2021

How The BLM Movement Has Impacted The Use of Police Body Cameras

2020 proved to be a tumultuous year for law enforcement. As well as being tasked with protecting civilians throughout the course of a global pandemic, the police force was placed under a heightened level of scrutiny during a period of civil unrest. As the conversation about the role of policing in society turned into a national debate, the use of body cameras was brought into question, with many disagreeing on their effectiveness or how they should be used.

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February 3, 2021

NYPD Battles COVID: 900 New Recruits Join to Help Maintain Service Levels

After more than six months of inactivity, the NYPD academy finally resumed courses on November 2nd, when a socially-distanced ceremony was held for the newest recruits. Wearing masks and remaining several feet apart, a total of 900 cadets took the oath to join the department and began serving their community, amid one of the most challenging periods in recent American history.

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January 22, 2021

Why Automatic Recording Triggering On Dash And Body Cams Could Be Vital For Police Agencies

The simultaneous use of body cameras worn by police officers and police dash cameras can help paint a detailed picture of any serious incidents or altercations that arise.

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