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Bureau of Justice Assistance Releases $7.65 Million Grant to Support US Body Camera Programs

Bureau of Justice Assistance Releases $7.65 Million Grant to Support US Body Camera Programs

Posted: Wednesday - 7.21.2021 @ 2:32pm

Body-worn cameras (BWCs) have been increasing in popularity over recent years, and now the Justice Department is helping precincts all over the United States purchase their own. The Bureau of Justice Assistance is to release a $7.65 million grant for smaller departments to supply their officers with BWCs.

The Cream of the Crop: 4 Elite Police Forces from Around the World

The Cream of the Crop: 4 Elite Police Forces from Around the World

Posted: Sunday - 7.18.2021 @ 10:16pm

Thanks to media and pop culture, the entire world is well aware of the Special Weapons and Tactics teams that take on the most dangerous police work in the United States. They are highly trained individuals who undergo rigorous training. But fewer people know about the special operations teams in other countries, and the kind of work they take on.

Why It’s Important for Police Officers to Seek Mental Health Care

Why It’s Important for Police Officers to Seek Mental Health Care

Posted: Thursday - 7.15.2021 @ 5:10pm

It’s no surprise that police officers experience traumatic events more often than the average citizen. Their line of work brings them into contact with tragedies like murder, abuse, and violence from every walk of life. Consequently, it is no wonder that there are so many officers in need of help, but why are mental issues often left untreated in the police force?

Four Cold Cases Solved Years After the Crime

Four Cold Cases Solved Years After the Crime

Posted: Thursday - 7.8.2021 @ 5:44pm

While cold cases have always garnered mystique, new techniques for forensic identification are developed every year, leading to cases that had gone unsolved for decades suddenly reopening and, in some cases, being closed.

Sending in the Cavalry: The Legacy of Mounted Police Units Around the World

Sending in the Cavalry: The Legacy of Mounted Police Units Around the World

Posted: Tuesday - 7.6.2021 @ 2:57pm

Long before motorized vehicles, freeways and speed-measuring devices, people used to ride horses to their destinations, and law enforcement officers were no exception.

The 5 Greatest Literary Detectives - And The Cases That Made Them Immortal

The 5 Greatest Literary Detectives - And The Cases That Made Them Immortal

Posted: Sunday - 6.27.2021 @ 6:34pm

When you think of detective fiction, you will likely imagine Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s ‘Sherlock Holmes’ or Agatha Christie’s ‘Poirot’. Although these 20th-century stories are classics, they’re also dated and there is a whole wealth of literature out there for readers who prefer something modern.