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February 11, 2016
Podcast Quick Clip: How can cops better educate the public about use of force? Jim Dudley and Doug Wyllie - Policing Matters

Podcast Quick Clip: How can cops better educate the public about use of force?

There continues to be a widespread lack of understanding among citizens about police work. What more can be done? - Full Story
February 04, 2016
How a Citizens' Police Academy can help improve community relations Rob Hall - Chief's Office

How a Citizens' Police Academy can help improve community relations

A CPA provides an excellent opportunity for participants to gain a better understanding of the procedures, responsibilities, demands and laws officers face - Full Story
January 08, 2016
7 of the biggest issues facing law enforcement in 2016 Paul Cappitelli - The Elephant in the Room

7 of the biggest issues facing law enforcement in 2016

Take a moment to reflect upon these issues and analyze your agency's readiness - Full Story
December 23, 2015
Pulse of Policing: How private enterprise is supporting American cops Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - Be Advised...

Pulse of Policing: How private enterprise is supporting American cops

Companies in the law enforcement realm commit vast amounts of time, energy, and capital toward ensuring that officers are safer - Full Story
November 24, 2015
Pulse of Policing: The seismic challenges facing today's PDs (and how to overcome them) Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - Be Advised...

Pulse of Policing: The seismic challenges facing today's PDs (and how to overcome them)

Law enforcement leaders are now faced with seemingly impossible tasks, and yet they are accomplishing those things despite difficult conditions - Full Story
November 24, 2015
Building a diverse police force: Lessons from the San Francisco PD Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - Be Advised...

Building a diverse police force: Lessons from the San Francisco PD

SFPD works with kids as a way of achieving the long-term objective of recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce reflective of the city’s population - Full Story
November 03, 2015
Why police agencies should embrace news media Cole Zercoe - Policing in the 21st Century

Why police agencies should embrace news media

Working with – not against – news organizations will help you better control your agency's narrative - Full Story
June 15, 2015
8 privacy reminders for cops about living in the fishbowl Booker Hodges - Neighborhood Relations

8 privacy reminders for cops about living in the fishbowl

Given the current state of events in our profession, we need to teach new officers how to be prepared for life in the fishbowl - Full Story
May 11, 2015
How the SPD is using YouTube to usher in a new era of police transparency Cole Zercoe - Policing in the 21st Century

How the SPD is using YouTube to usher in a new era of police transparency

The Seattle Police Department's strategy of looking outward to find solutions may ultimately help agencies nationwide - Full Story
April 30, 2015
SMILE Quick Take: Why one voice in a multi-agency incident is critical to telling the story Cole Zercoe - Policing in the 21st Century

SMILE Quick Take: Why one voice in a multi-agency incident is critical to telling the story

A tragic mass-killing in Texas taught the Harris County Sheriff’s Office what they needed to do to control the narrative of the story - Full Story



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