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January 28, 2015
Bullies in the workplace: Sabotaging police culture Althea Olson and Mike Wasilewski - More Than A Cop

Bullies in the workplace: Sabotaging police culture

Bullying is now recognized as “not just for kids” as the problem of adult bullying in the workplace is getting attention — the law enforcement workplace is not exempt - Full Story
January 28, 2015
How to know if you are being bullied Althea Olson and Mike Wasilewski - More Than A Cop

How to know if you are being bullied

According to the Workplace Bullying Institute, here are indicators you are being bullied. The Institute... - Full Story
January 09, 2015
4 ways leaders can (and should) motivate their officers Karen L. Bune - Criminals, Victims, and Cops

4 ways leaders can (and should) motivate their officers

Those in supervisory and leadership roles can either be motivators or morale busters to the organization depending upon the approach of those police supervisors - Full Story
January 08, 2015
What the civil litigation cases for Brown and Garner might look like Jessica Dipre - Civil Litigation Issues

What the civil litigation cases for Brown and Garner might look like

Police training and proper documentation is more important than ever in order to prevent or defend Section 1983 actions - Full Story
January 08, 2015
What cops should know about ‘checking in’ on social media Ron LaPedis - Private Industry and Public Safety

What cops should know about ‘checking in’ on social media

Are you and your family unknowingly broadcasting enough information to give an attacker a better chance to target you? - Full Story
January 08, 2015
6 keys to pitching your boss a new idea Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D. - Passion for the Job

6 keys to pitching your boss a new idea

Using crisis intervention techniques can be a good model for dealing with reactions to your bright idea - Full Story
January 05, 2015
A right and a duty to survive: Why police lives matter Randy Sutton - Policing with Honor

A right and a duty to survive: Why police lives matter

Thousands of men and women around the country who have been participating in protests and unrest reveal that there are huge issues of misunderstanding and distrust between American cops and the people they serve - Full Story
December 22, 2014
Lawlessness prevails when cops take sides Andy Casavant - Lessons Learned: The Power of History

Lawlessness prevails when cops take sides

When police take sides, lawlessness prevails When the police choose sides, effective law enforcement becomes virtually impossible to achieve - Full Story
December 22, 2014
9 things NYPD cops said with their turned backs Duane Wolfe - The Warrior's Path

9 things NYPD cops said with their turned backs

It is the general consensus among cops that certain political leaders have turned their backs on law enforcement, and in return, officers have chosen to symbolically turn their backs on those leaders - Full Story
December 19, 2014
Why our best police officers are altruists John Hein - Inside Internal Affairs

Why our best police officers are altruists

Because ‘real police work’ can include dealing with truancy, family issues, traffic safety and control, community health, and neighborhood disputes, many of the most effective police officers are those who are altruistic - Full Story



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