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Problem children: Dealing with whiney, crybaby, malcontents in your ranks
By Lt. Jim Glennon
I do have to admit that I’ve been pointing the spotlight at the ineffective managers that have a tendency to suck the life out of both employees and organizations. But what about those line level officers who do exactly the same thing? These employees do very much exist, and everyone knows exactly who they are. And it isn’t always the supervisor's fault...or is it? Full column
Mobile Biometric Identification for Law Enforcement
With a Motorola mobile computer in the hands of law enforcement personnel, more rapid and accurate identification is made possible at the point of activity, leading to reduced fraud, safer streets, and less hassle for law-abiding citizens.
From lethal force to alcohol, cadets get straight talk about job pitfalls
PHILADELPHIA — On Monday, 166 Philadelphia Police Academy cadets graduated and got their badges. This year, with police scrutiny high nationwide, they first got a dose of straight talk about pitfalls that have derailed recruits. In other big cities, training touches on such topics, but Philadelphia now has a more direct, all-inclusive approach: What can get you fired?
Veteran officers spent seven hours telling them all about what could ruin their careers — domestic violence, improper use of lethal force, alcohol abuse, accepting freebies on the job and more ... Full article
Safariland™ Releases Two New NIJ-06 Compliant Armor
Safariland has again satisfied the requirements of the NIJ Standard-0101.06 for body armor with the announcement of two more vests to their product line. This brings the total number of NIJ-approved models offered by Safariland to four, leading the industry in approved offerings. The company now has certified it’s Xtreme® series XT 700, Type II and the XT 300 Type IIA, II and IIIA models.
Have you ever found yourself standing around "guarding" an unlocked business door waiting for an owner to come with a key? Today's tip will help you avoid that scenario by being able to lock the door yourself.
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