Video: Don't let technology hurt your career


PoliceOne Columnist Betsy Brantner Smith offers a few thoughts on the hazards to your career that things such as SMS “text” messages, email, and the Internet can be. The way in which you communicate using these technologies — and the individual messages you send and receive — can be subpoenaed and used in court.

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Sergeant Betsy Smith has more than 30 years of law enforcement experience, retiring as a patrol supervisor in a large Chicago suburb. A graduate of the Northwestern University Center for Public Safety's School of Staff and Command and a Street Survival seminar instructor for more than 9 years, Betsy is now a speaker, author and a primary PoliceOne Academy consultant. Visit Betsy's website at www.femaleforces.com.

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