In the Rural Law Enforcement section you'll find news reports and expert articles about what it means to be a police officer in rural America. Early in America’s history, officers rode on horseback from town to town, either alone or with a small posse. Police work has changed drastically since then, but if you patrol in a rural area, you probably have some idea how those cops felt.
Law enforcement expert, Jim Glennon, discusses the importance of communication skills for police officers. He gives examples of the types of questions to ask a subject and how to decipher their answers by determining whether they are hesitators, verifiers, or clarifiers. These clues can help you determine whether or not the subject is being truthful.